Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. BAR_1774_00

Lucas v Straker



Case Name Long

Robert Lucas v James Straker, Thomas Ostrehan, and Alexander Stevenson


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.5 [285] p.391 (2 Feb. 1774 – 6 Feb. 1775)

  PC Register Citation

George III v.10 (Jan. 1773 – April 1774) p.437, 468: PC 2/117/437, 468


  PC Register Citation

George III v.11 (May 1774 – May 1775) p.150, 363–369, 397: PC 2/118/150, 363–369, 397



Colonial Courts


Chancery – 10 July 1772



Bees, James (assignor of Thomas Ostrehan, James Straker, and Alexander Stevenson)


Carter, John


Comberbatch, Abraham


Fairchild, Hamlet (attorney for Robert Lucas)


Guise, George


Lucas, Robert, merchant, of Bristol, appellant


Nash, William


Ostrehan, Thomas, respondent (assignee of James Bees)


Polgreen, James


Stevenson, Alexander, respondent (assignee of James Bees)


Straker, James, respondent (assignee of James Bees)


Thomas, John


Wood, Sampson



Not stated in the Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series.


Decree reversed without costs and directions given for further proceedings.


Printed Cases

Not found


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

TNA Document Committee report – 19 Jan. 1775 (PC 1/60/10/1) view_Document
Catalogued as

Barbados, Windward Islands, West Indies: Committee report on appeal Lucas v Straker; 6 Feb. read and approved

Notes about
Catalogued by The National Archives at Kew.