Beckett (Alfred F.) Ltd v Lyons

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
JudgeLORD JUSTICE HARMAN,LORD JUSTICE WINN
Judgment Date29 November 1966
Neutral Citation[1966] EWCA Civ J1129-3
Date29 November 1966
CourtCourt of Appeal
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25 cases
  • Mills and Another v Silver and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 6 July 1990
    ...has bulked fairly large in recent decisions of this court dealing with claims to prescriptive rights, since the decision in Alfred E. Beckett Ltd. v. Lyons [1967] Ch.449. If passages in successive judgments are taken on their own out of context and added together, it would be easy to say, ......
  • Barlow v Minister for Agriculture
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 27 October 2016
    ...not extend to or permit commercial activity, relying on Anderson v. Alnwick DC [1993] 1 W.L.R. 1156 and Alfred F Beckett Ltd. v. Lyons [1967] Ch. 449. The Decision of the High Court 23 In a comprehensive judgment the High Court judge rejected the plaintiffs' claim. He observed that it was ......
  • R v Sunderland City Council, ex parte Beresford
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 13 November 2003
    ...large in recent decisions of this court dealing with claims to prescriptive rights, since the decision in Alfred F Beckett Ltd v Lyons [1967] Ch 449. If passages in successive judgments are taken on their own out of context and added together, it would be easy to say, as, with all respect,......
  • The Queen (on the application of Newhaven Port and Properties Ltd) (Claimant Respondent) v East Sussex County Council (Defendant/First Appellant) Newhaven Town Council (Interested Party/Second Appellant)
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 21 March 2012
    ...by the owner which made clear that the inhabitants' use of the foreshore was pursuant to the owner's permission. He relied on Alfred Beckett Ltd v Lyons [1967] 1 Ch 449 (CA), as explained in Mills v Silver [1991] Ch 271 (CA). Foreshore was different from other land in respect of the need fo......
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4 books & journal articles
  • Custom and Variety
    • United Kingdom
    • Wildy Simmonds & Hill The Law of the Manor - 2nd Edition Part I. Roots
    • 29 August 2012
    ...deal of material. Most of it was written before 1237 and it was published (long before printing) some time after 30 [1904] 2 Ch 534. 31 [1967] Ch 449, [1967] 1 All ER 833, 65 LGR 73. 1256. 32 Bracton (as it is convenient to call the book’s author) was therefore writing at a time when new cu......
  • Table of Cases
    • United Kingdom
    • Wildy Simmonds & Hill The Law of the Manor - 2nd Edition Preliminary Sections
    • 29 August 2012
    ...620 6.8, 7.4, 8.4, 8.5, 13.1, 25.7 Beaumont v Jeffery [1925] 1 Ch 1, 93 LJ Ch 532, 132 LT 246 25.4, 26.1 Beckett (Alfred F) Ltd v Lyons [1967] Ch 449, [1967] 1 All ER 833, 65 LGR 73 4.3 Berkeley Peerage Case (1861) 8 HLC 21, 11 ER 333 23.2, 23.3 Berridge v Ward (1861) 10 CB NS 400, 142 ER 5......
  • Other Interests in Land
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Property
    • 5 August 2021
    ...135 (SC). 26 Bolton v Forest Pest Management Institute , [1985] 6 WWR 562, 21 DLR (4th) 242 (BCCA). 27 See Alfred F Beckett Ltd v Lyons , [1967] Ch 449 at 481–82 (CA). 28 See Fredkin v Glines (1908), 9 WLR 393, 18 Man R 249 (CA); Kirk , above note 23. 29 Cochlin v Massey Harris Co Ltd (1915......
  • Table of Cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Property
    • 5 August 2021
    ...69 Albion Securities Co Ltd v Nathanson, 2003 BCSC 232 ................................... 104 Alfred F Beckett Ltd v Lyons, [1967] Ch 449 (CA) ............................................ 135 Aluminium Industrie Vaassen BV v Romalpa Aluminium Ltd, [1976] 1 WLR 676 (CA) ..........................

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