Appeals to the Privy Council
Report No. 05_1718_03

Taylor v Taylor



Case Name Short

Taylor v Taylor

Case Name Long

Christopher Taylor v Rebecca Taylor and Sarah Taylor


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation 

v.2 [1302] p.748 – 29 August 1718 – entry 1

PC Register Citation 

George I v.2 (2 March 1717 – 25 August 1720) p.175: PC 2/86/175


Colonial Courts

Probate of Wills

Governor and Council – 20 February 1717


Taylor, Christopher, gentleman, of Boston (eldest son of James Taylor and stepson of Rebecca Taylor)

Taylor, James of Lynn (deceased father of Christopher Taylor and husband of Rebecca Taylor)

Taylor, Rebecca (stepmother of Christopher Taylor, widow and executor of James Taylor, and mother of Sarah Taylor)

Taylor, Sarah (executor of James Taylor and daughter of Rebecca Taylor)


Estate dispute


Not stated in Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series

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

Table of Cases (Taylor v Taylor)


Printed Cases

Not found

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

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