Gregory v Fearn: CA 1953

An estate agent opening his office on a Sunday was accused of an offence under the Act.
Held: The Act provided that ‘no tradesman, artificer, workman, labourer or other person whatsoever’ should work on a Sunday. However the business of an estate agent was not to be considered eiusdem generis with the other terms.


[1953] 2 All ER 559, [1953] 1 WLR 974


Sunday Observance Act 1677


England and Wales

Commercial, Crime

Updated: 16 May 2022; Ref: scu.200606