Date of Decision: 1802
Abstract: Dundas continued the case as assignee of Miss Helen Bucknay who initially brought the petition. Ms. Bucknay asked the Court to declare that she (now Dundas) has the only good and undoubted right and title to some houses situated in the burgh of Linlithgow over the defendant (Jean Duncan). Therefore he should cede his possession of these subjects. Defendant submitted and explained the title and deeds of the premises, such as a decree of adjudication and bond granted by the prior landlord who transferred the ownership to him and his family, in payment and in satisfaction of a debt.
Subjects: Decree of adjudication, Lordship, Possession, Prescription right

Published Report

Not Reported


Jean Duncan, In the initial petition appears against Lord Craig, however in the rest of case documents it is clear that Jean Duncan was the Defendant
John Dundas, C.S., Clerk to the signet, assignee of Miss Helen Bucknay

People or Organizations Associated with Case

Lord Ordinary:
William Craig, Lord Craig