Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. BAR_1753_02

Stone v Chapman



Case Name Long

John and Margaret Stone v Peter Chapman


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.4 [222] p.226–227 (28 Nov. 1753 – 23 Jan. 1755)

  PC Register Citation

George II v.14 (1 April 1752 – 31 Dec. 1753) p.524: PC 2/103/524


  PC Register Citation

George II v.15 (1 Jan. 1754 – 31 Dec. 1755) p.203–204, 295–296, 303–304: PC 2/104/203–204, 295–296, 303–304



Colonial Courts


Chancery – 17 Jan. 1753



Ball, George, deceased (husband and devisor of Margaret [now Margaret Stone], devisee of Joseph Ball)


Ball, Joseph, deceased (devisee of William Chapman)


Ball, Margaret – see Stone, Margaret


Chapman, Peter, respondent


Chapman, William, of Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, deceased


Stone, John, esquire, appellant (husband of Margaret)


Stone (formerly Ball), Margaret, appellant (wife of John, widow and devisee of George Ball)



Injunction on actions of dispossession.


Order reversed.

References in Smith, Appeals to the Privy Council from the American Plantations

Table of Cases (Stone v Chapman)


Printed Cases

Appellant’s case

Case of the appellant (John and Margaret Stone v Peter Chapman)


W. Murray; Ste. Comyn


Law Library of Congress: (Sir George Lee Collection) (Printed date on dorse 1754; 4 crossed out and 21 January 1755 written in by hand; manuscript notes confined to scrawled header on top of page 1.)



Privy Council Documents in PC 1 at The National Archives at Kew


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