Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. JAM_1777_02

Hiscutt v Dwarris



Case Name Long

Mary Hiscutt and Dr. William Mann v Fortunatus Dwarris (revived by Hiscutt and Isaac Lascells Winn)


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.5 [345] p.449 (17 Feb. 1777 – 13 March 1782)

  PC Register Citation

George III v.13 (June 1776 – May 1777) p.330, 424–426, 477: PC 2/120/330, 424–426, 477


  PC Register Citation

George III v.20 (Oct. 1781 – Sept. 1782) p.96–97, 215–216, 231–232: PC 2/127/96–97, 215–216, 231–232



Colonial Courts


Chancery – 19 Jan. 1753 and 24 July 1775



Dwarris, Fortunatus, respondent


Hiscutt, Mary, widow, appellant


James, William


Mann, Dr. William, appellant, later deceased


Winn, Isaac Lascells, respondent (heir of William Mann)



Concerning land.


First appeal dismissed with costs for non-prosecution; later petition for revival dismissed.

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

Table of Cases (Hiscutt v Divarris)


Printed Cases

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


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