In an action of accounting raised by an heir of entail to large estates on attaining majority against his mother for her intromissions as his sole tutor and curator, held that the allowance to which she was entitled for the heir’s maintenance and upkeep of establishments was to be determined with reference to the whole circumstances as they had arisen, and in particular with reference to what a prudent guardian would allow in order to secure for his ward the advantage of living with his mother.
Interlocutors of First Division varied, and allowance fixed at pounds 3000 a-year.
Lord Chancellor (Halsbury), and Lords Watson, Herschell, and Shand
 UKHL 10, 34 SLR 10
Updated: 27 April 2022; Ref: scu.634023