Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. JAM_1717_00

Roose v Roose

Roose v Kelly



Case Name Long

Thomas and Elizabeth Roose v Francis Roose, Peter Beckford, Mary Fuller, and Ann Fuller

Case Name Long

Thomas Roose, Peter Beckford, and Elizabeth Roose v Edmund and Mary Kelly


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.2 [1280] p.730 (14 Nov. 1717 – 6 Aug. 1723)

  PC Register Citation

George I v.2 (2 March 1717 – 25 Aug. 1720) p.67, 243, 248: PC 2/86/67, 243, 248


  PC Register Citation

George I v.4 (1 June 1722 – 25 Aug. 1724) p.220–221, 296, 304: PC 2/88/220–221, 296, 304


  PC Register Note

(The APC erroneously cites this as v.3 of George I.)


Colonial Courts


Chancery – 10 Jan. 1717


Chancery – 26 May 1722



Beckford, Peter, of Santiago de la Vega, respondent/appellant (guardian of Ann Fuller, former guardian of Mary Fuller [now Mary Kelly] and Elizabeth Fuller [now Elizabeth Roose])


Fuller, Ann (Anne), respondent (sister of Elizabeth [now Elizabeth Roose] and Mary [now Mary Kelly])


Fuller, Charles, deceased


Fuller, Elizabeth – see Roose, Elizabeth (2)


Fuller, Mary, respondent – see Kelly, Mary


Kelly, Edmund, respondent (husband of Mary)


Kelly (née Fuller), Mary, respondent (wife of Edmund, sister of Elizabeth Roose and Ann Fuller)


Roose, Elizabeth (1), appellant, widow (mother of Thomas)


Roose (née Fuller), Elizabeth (2), appellant (wife of Thomas, sister of Ann Fuller and Mary Kelly)


Roose, Francis, respondent (husband and former guardian of Elizabeth [2], guardian of Ann Fuller and Mary Kelly)


Roose, Thomas, appellant (husband of Elizabeth [2], son of Elizabeth [1])





Appeals dismissed.


The name ‘Roose’ is more commonly rendered as ‘Rose’. See the website Legacies of British Slave-ownership.


Printed Cases

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


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