Lord Dudley against Lord Warde

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Judgment Date24 October 1751
Date24 October 1751
CourtHigh Court of Chancery

English Reports Citation: 27 E.R. 73

HIGH COURT OF CHANCERY

Lord Dudley against Lord Warde

See In re De Falbe, [1901] 1 Ch. 530, 540.

[113] Case 55.-Lord dudley against Lord warde. October 24, 1751. [See In re De Falbe, [1901] 1 Ch. 530., 540.] Tenant for life, or in tail, erects a fire engine to work a colliery. It shall on his death be considered as part of his personal estate, and not go with the estate to remainderman. [Lib. Eeg. 1751, B. fo. 659 b. [S. C. Harg. MSS. Capper, A. 2, p. 68; Hill. MSS. 26 Vol. p. 264, from Mr. Ford's MSS.] William Lord Dudley died, seised of a colliery, on which were erected four fire engines, three of which had been erected by Earl Edward his father, who was tenant in tail of the estate (which came to Earl William under a settlement), and the fourth was erected by Earl William; but it did not appear whether Earl William was tenant for life or tenant in tail of the estate. Bill by plaintiff, as executor of William (Lord William died intestate; the plaintiff's bill was filed as administrator, Lib. Reg.), against the defendant, who was remainder-man of the estate, to have the four fire engines delivered up as part of the personal estate of Earl William. Lord Hardwire, C., after arguments at bar. There are two questions ; the first is a general question Whether fire engines of this nature erected by a particular tenant, or by tenant in tail, are to, be considered as part of the owners real or personal estate ? Second question is, as to three of the fire engines not erected by Earl William, but by Earl Edward, whether they will follow the same rule as those erected by the last tenant, Earl William 1 To first. There have been many questions of this kind, both in law and equity, and some determinations on very nice and almost frivolous circumstances ', but some general rules are very clear, as what is annexed to the freehold is to be considered as part of it, and yet there are some exceptions to that rule, as between landlord and tenant; what is erected by the latter for the sake of trade may be removed, though fixed to the freehold ; (1) indeed such removal must be during the term, or he will be a trespasser; so marble chimney-pieces, &c.: (2) but this does not hold between the heir and executor; (3) so might these engines be removed as between landlord and tenant. [114] And though the case between landlord and tenant does not hold so strongly throughout, yet it answers one objection ; viz. That a house has been built to which...

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  • Cosby v Shaw
    • Ireland
    • Chancery Division (Ireland)
    • 16 July 1888
    ...3 Jon. & Lat. 397. Gore v. O'Grady Ir. R. 1 Eq. 1. Doherty v. AllmanELR 3 App. Cas. 709. Lawton v. LawtonENR 3 Atk. 13. Dudley v. WardeENR Amb. 113. Climie v. WoodELR L. R. 3 Ex. 257. Hellawell v. EastwoodENR 6 Ex. 295. Bishop v. ElliottENR 11 Ex. 113. Dumergue v. RumseyENR 2 H. & C. 777. W......
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    • Court of Common Pleas
    • 2 November 1858
    ...respect to time is laid down in Poole's cane, I Salk. 368, and several other cases: see E-s, parte Quincy, 1 Atk. 477 ; Dudley v. Warde, Ambler, 113; Lee v. Risdon, 1 Taunt. 188 ; Hitckland v. Butiarjield, 2 B. & B. 54, 4 J. B. Moore, 440 ; Uokgrave v. Diax Santos, 2 B. & C. 76, 3 D. & R. 2......
  • Elliott v Bishop
    • United Kingdom
    • Exchequer
    • 18 December 1854
    ...and chimney pieces, on the ground that what the tenant had fixed to complete the house was not removeable. In Lard Dudleys. Lord Wai de (Amb. 113) and Ex paite Qmncy (1 Atk. 477), Lord Hardwicke is represented to have stated the rule as between landlord and tenant to be, that during the tei......
  • Elwes against Maw
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    • Court of the King's Bench
    • 13 November 1802
    ...Lawton v. Lawton, 3 Atk. 13, which was the case of a fire engine to work a colliery erected by tenant for life: Lord Dudley and Lord Ward, Ambler, 113, which was also the case of a fire engine to work a colliery erected by tenant for life: (these two cases before Lord Hardwicke:) and Lawton......
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