Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. JAM_1736_00

Browne v Burke



Case Name Long

Stephen Browne v John Burke and his wife


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.3 [418] p.578–579 (29 Nov. 1737 – 12 June 1739)

  PC Register Citation

George II v.5 (1 Oct. 1736 – 4 Sept. 1738) p.308–309, 490, 491, 525, 526–527: PC 2/94/308–309, 490, 491, 525, 526–527


  PC Register Citation

George II v.6 (1 Oct. 1738 – 27 March 1740) p.27, 167, 177, 211–212: PC 2/95/27, 167, 177, 211–212



Colonial Courts


Chancery – 29 Nov. 1736



Browne (Brown), Stephen, appellant


Burke (Bourke), John, respondent



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


Appeal dismissed.

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

Table of Cases (Brown v Bourke)


Printed Cases

Appellant’s case

Case of the appellant (Stephen Brown v John and Catherine Bourke)


Oliver Denis Blake


Hamilton College Library: (Beinecke Lesser Antilles Collection) Rare Book Room – Beinecke Oversize – KGT19.7.B76 1739 (Printed date on dorse 16 April 1739 with manuscript note: “The Order of the Court of Chancery of Jamaica for retaining the Bill Affirmed and the Appeale Dismist.” Two additional minor manuscript notes/corrections. No underlining. Trimming of the document cut off part of the appellant's name on the first page.)



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


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