Appeals to the Privy Council
Report No. 13_1740_03

Walker v Tucker



Case Name Short

Walker v Tucker

Case Name Long

Courtney, George, Francis and Margaret Walker by Jacob Walker and Samuel Boush v Robert Tucker and John Tucker and John Cook and Robert Cook


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation 

v.3 [508] p.687 – 27 November 1740 – entry 1

PC Register Citation 

George II v.7 (1 April 1740 – 7 August 1741) p.267, 312, 463, 467–468: PC 2/96/267, 312, 463, 467–468


APC Citation 

v.3 [508] p.687 – 29 July 1742 – entry 2

PC Register Citation 

George II v.8 (22 October 1741 – 29 September 1743) p.187–189, 197–198: PC 2/97/187–189, 197–198


Colonial Courts

Virginia Chancery – 2 November 1739


Boush, Samuel (executor of John Tucker)

Campbell, Alexander, merchant

Cook (Cooke), John

Cook (Cooke), Robert

Hutchins, John, merchant

Taylor, John, merchant

Tucker, John, deceased merchant, of Norfolk

Tucker, Robert

Walker, Courtney, infant (child of Jacob Walker)

Walker, Francis, infant (child of Jacob Walker)

Walker, George, infant (child of Jacob Walker)

Walker, Jacob, esquire (father of Walker children)

Walker, Jacob (guardian of Walker children and executor of John Tucker)

Walker, Margaret, infant (child of Jacob Walker)


An accounting for testator’s (John Tucker) ready money and outstanding debts




The APC entry appears to distinguish two Jacob Walkers; however, that cannot be verified from the APC alone.

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

Table of Cases (Walker v Tucker)


Printed Cases

Not found

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

Not found

Other Documents

Other Documents

See the entry (as Tucker &c vs. Tucker’s Exors) in Barton, Virginia Colonial Decisions, 2:B100–B105.