Udny v Udny: SCS 14 Dec 1867

Circumstances in which held that a grandfather, not having lost his Scotch domicile of origin, transmitted the same to his son, who, not having lost the same, legitimated his son born out of wedlock per subsequens matrimonium. Held unnecessary to consider whether a Scotch domicile at the date of the marriage sufficient for legitimation per subsequens matrimonium.


[1867] SLR 3 – 109





Cited by:

Appeal fromUdny v Udny HL 1869
Revival of domicile of origin after loss of choice
The House considered the domicile of the respondent’s father at the time of the respondent’s birth. The father had been born in Scotland but had left Scotland and taken a lease of a house in London. He had a castle in Scotland but that was not . .
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Updated: 09 December 2022; Ref: scu.575102