Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. JAM_1773_04

Borton v Campbell



Case Name Long

James Borton and William Beckford Ellis, by his guardian, James Borton v Angus Campbell


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.5 [279] p.389–390 (10 Dec. 1773 – 23 Jan. 1775)

  PC Register Citation

George III v.10 (Jan. 1773 – April 1774) p.351: PC 2/117/351


  PC Register Citation

George III v.11 (May 1774 – May 1775) p.337–349, 373: PC 2/118/337–349, 373



Colonial Courts


Chancellor – 21 Feb. 1772



Addenbrook, Susanna – see Borton, Susanna


Borton, James, appellant (husband and administrator of Susanna, administrator of William Beckford Ellis [1], guardian of William Beckford Ellis [2])


Borton (formerly Ellis; Addenbrook), Susanna, deceased (wife of James, widow and administratrix of William Beckford Ellis [1])


Campbell, Angus, respondent


Ellis, Susanna – see Borton, Susanna


Ellis, William Beckford (1), deceased (husband of Susanna [now Susanna Borton], father of William Beckford Ellis [2])


Ellis, William Beckford (2), infant, appellant (son and heir of William Beckford Ellis [1])


Fuller, Thomas


Goldegay, Edmund


Lee, Joseph


Lee, Robert Cooper


Powell, James


Prevost, James


Venn, John



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


Decree varied in part and otherwise affirmed without costs.


Printed Cases

Not found


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

TNA Document Committee report – 12 Jan. 1775 (PC 1/60/10/1) view_Document
Catalogued as

Jamaica, West Indies: Committee report on appeal Borton v Campbell: 23 Jan read and approved

Notes about
Catalogued by The National Archives at Kew.