Watson, Trustee For Heir of Hamilton of Redhouse, and The Other Creditors v Glass, and Other Children of The Deceased etc: HL 5 Dec 1744

Tailzie – Clause, Provision to Daughters – Obligation – ‘Heirs Female.’ – An entail bound the heirs of entail ‘to pay his daughters and heirs female,’ 10,000 merks, The entailer had only one daughter, and his son, who had succeeded under the entail, having fallen into debt, his trustee objected to pay this provision, on the ground that it was conceived only in favour of such daughter as should succeed as ‘heir female’ Held her entitled to the provision, and affirmed in the House of Lords.

[1744] UKHL 6 – Paton – 681

Trusts, Land

Updated: 08 January 2022; Ref: scu.556822