Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. JAM_1770_01

Gardiner v Bennett

Bennett v Gardiner



Case Name Long

Edward Gardiner v Ann Bennett, George Rosewell Bennett, John Williams, Edward Manning, and William Pullen (with George Paplay, Benjamin Hume, and Charles Spencer later also)

Case Name Long

George Rosewell Bennett v Edward Gardiner


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.5 [141] p.236 (9 Feb. 1770 – 30 April 1777)

  PC Register Citation

George III v.7 (May 1769 – Dec. 1770) p.210, 231, 686–687: PC 2/114/210, 231, 686–687


  PC Register Citation

George III v.8 (Jan. 1771 – Dec. 1771) p.19: PC 2/115/19


  PC Register Citation

George III v.11 (May 1774 – May 1775) p.518: PC 2/118/518


  PC Register Citation

George III v.12 (June 1775 – May 1776) p.308, 392: PC 2/119/308, 392


  PC Register Citation

George III v.13 (June 1776 – May 1777) p.412–417, 475: PC 2/120/412–417, 475–476



Colonial Courts


Chancellor – 15 Feb. 1769


Chancery – 19 Jan. 1775



Bennett, Ann, respondent


Bennett, George (1), sen., deceased


Bennett, George (2), jun., deceased


Bennett, George Rosewell, respondent/appellant


Burn, Dr. John


French, Peter


Furnell, Peter


Gardiner, Edward, appellant/respondent


Garthwaite, Edward


Howell, Samuel


Hume, Benjamin, respondent


Manning, Edward, respondent, later deceased


Paplay, George, respondent


Pratter, Edward, deceased


Pullen, Edward, respondent, later deceased


Robertson, John


Spencer, Charles, respondent


Spencer, Elizabeth Catherine


Sutton, John Peeke


Williams, John, respondent



Concerning payment due from estates.


First order discharged for want of parties, the Court being directed to proceed on the merits; second appeal dismissed by consent without costs.

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

Table of Cases (Bennett v Gardiner)


Printed Cases

Not found


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

TNA Document Committee report – 20 Dec. 1770 (PC 1/60/9) view_Document
Catalogued as

Jamaica, West Indies: Report on appeal of Gardiner v Bennett

Notes about
Catalogued by The National Archives at Kew.