Forbes v Eden et Al

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtHouse of Lords
Judgment Date11 Apr 1867
Judgment citation (vLex)[1867] UKHL J0411-1

[1867] UKHL J0411-1

House of Lords

Forbes
and
Eden et al.
1

Whereas Friday last was appointed for hearing Counsel upon the Petition and Appeal of The Reverend George Hay Forbes, Minister of the Scotch Episcopal Congregation at Burntisland, and residing there; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 18th of March 1865; and also of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session there, of the Second Division, dated respectively the 8th and the 21st of December 1865; and praying, That the same might be reversed, varied, or altered, or that the Petitioner might have such Relief in the Premises as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem meet; as also upon the Answer of The Right Reverend Robert Eden, Doctor of Divinity, One of the Bishops and Primus of the Religious Denomination known as the Episcopal Church in Scotland, residing at Hedgefield House, Inverness, The Right Reverend Charles HughesTerrot, Doctor of Divinity, One of the Bishops of the said Church, residing in Edinburgh, The Right Reverend Alexander Ewing, Doctor of Divinity, Doctor of Civil Law, One of the Bishops of the said Church, residing at Bishoptown, Lochgilphead, The Right Reverend Alexander Penrose Forbes, Doctor of Civil Law, One of the Bishops of the said Church, residing in Dundee, The Right Reverend CharlesWordsworth, Doctor of Civil Law, One of the Bishops of the said Church, residing at the Feu House, Perth, The Right Reverend Thomas George Suther, Doctor of Civil Law, One of the Bishops of the said Church, residing in Aberdeen, The Right Reverend WilliamScott Wilson, Doctor of Laws, One of the Bishops of the said Church, residing in Ayr, The Right Reverend Thomas Baker Morell, Doctor of Divinity, a Coadjutor Bishop in the said Church, residing in Edinburgh, The Very Reverend Edward Bannerman Ramsay, Master of Arts and Doctor of Laws, One of the Deans of the said Church, residing in Edinburgh, The Very Reverend John Torry, Master of Arts, One of the Deans of the said Church, residing at Cupar Angus, The Very Reverend Samuel Hood, One of the Deans of the said Church, residing at Rothesay, The Very Reverend David Wilson, Master of Arts, One of the Deans of the said Church, residing at Woodhead, Fyvie, The Very Reverend Alexander Henderson, Master of Arts, One of the Deans of the said Church, residing at Hamilton, The Very Reverend WilliamChristie, Master of Arts, One of the Deans of the...

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