Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. JAM_1732_00

Alden v Chaplin



Case Name Long

Thomas Alden, John and Judith Standish, Alexander and Anne Geikie, and Edward and Elizabeth Brown v Charles Chaplin


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.3 [261] p.359 (13 April 1732 – 13 June 1732)

  PC Register Citation

George II v.2 (1 June 1729 – 16 June 1732) p.621, 627, 651–652, 661–662, 667: PC 2/91/621, 627, 651–652, 661–662, 667



Colonial Courts


Chancery – 12 April 1731



Alden, Anne – see Geikie, Anne


Alden, Charles, deceased (father of Thomas, Judith [now Judith Standish], and Anne [now Anne Geikie])


Alden, Judith – see Standish, Judith


Alden, Thomas, appellant (son of Charles)


Brown, Edward (1), deceased (executor of Charles Alden)


Brown, Edward (2) (husband of Elizabeth, executor of Edward [1])


Brown, Elizabeth, appellant (wife of Edward [2], executrix of Edward [1])


Chaplin, Charles, respondent


Geikie, Alexander, appellant (husband of Anne)


Geikie, Anne, appellant (wife of Alexander, daughter of Charles Alden)


Standish, John, appellant (husband of Judith)


Standish, Judith, appellant (wife of John, daughter of Charles Alden)



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


Appeal sustained.

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

Table of Cases (Alden v Chaplin)


Printed Cases

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


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