Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. STC_1743_02

Ottley v Blake

St. Christopher 


Case Name Long

William and Elizabeth Ottley, and Margaret Willett v Martin Blake


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.3 [570] p.749–750 (25 April 1743 – 21 Feb. 1746)

  PC Register Citation

George II v.8 (22 Oct. 1741 – 29 Sept. 1743) p.391–392: PC 2/97/391–392


  PC Register Citation

George II v.10 (1 March 1745 – 31 July 1746) p.274, 317, 326, 329–330, 337: PC 2/99/274, 317, 326, 329–330, 337



Colonial Courts


Chancery – 2 Dec. 1741



Blake, Martin, respondent (husband and administrator of Mary)


Blake (formerly Willett), Mary, deceased (wife of Martin, widow of Ralph Willett [1], mother of Ralph Willett [2])


Ottley, Elizabeth, appellant (wife of William, cousin of Ralph Willett [2])


Ottley, William, appellant (husband of Elizabeth)


Willett, John


Willett (Willet), Margaret, spinster, minor, appellant (cousin of Ralph [2])


Willett, Mary – see Blake, Mary


Willett, Ralph (1), senior, deceased (father of Ralph [2])


Willett, Ralph (2), junior (son of Ralph [1], cousin of Margaret and of Elizabeth Ottley)



Possession of Negroes, cattle, and effects.


Appeal dismissed.


Printed Cases

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


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