Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. JAM_1777_03

Watts v Watts



Case Name Long

Robert Watts v Frances Elizabeth Watts, by Adam Hobkirk


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.5 [351] p.454 (16 April 1777 – 13 June 1777)

  PC Register Citation

George III v.13 (June 1776 – May 1777) p.455, 523–524: PC 2/120/455, 523–524


  PC Register Citation

George III v.14 (June 1777 – March 1778) p.15–16: PC 2/121/15–16



Colonial Courts


Chancery – 27 Jan. 1776



Allwood, Francis


Claypole, James


Foord, Edward


Hobkirk, Adam, respondent (next friend of Frances Elizabeth Watts)


Low, Frances Elizabeth, widow – see Watts, Frances Elizabeth


Watts (formerly Low), Frances Elizabeth, respondent (wife of Robert)


Watts, Robert, planter, appellant (husband of Frances Elizabeth)



Concerning a marriage settlement.


Appeal dismissed for non-prosecution without costs.


Printed Cases

Not found


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

TNA Document Committee report (including order of reference dated 10 April 1777) – 27 May 1777 (PC 1/60/10/1) view_Document
Catalogued as

Jamaica, West Indies: Committee report for dismissing the appeal of Robert Watts for non-prosecution and draft order of reference

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Catalogued by The National Archives at Kew.