Land Registry

Did you know… that titles were able to be recorded with the Land Registry up until 2003.  However even when they were recorded the Land Registry did not confirm ownership, merely the interest hold. Registration of a title with the Land Registry; Before 13th October 2003, being the commencement of the Land Registration Act 2002, it…

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Lordship Titles – Land or Personal Property?

In part 5 we explained how there are three potential ways to use a lordship title.  These in brief are: To purchase the legal ownership of the original lordship title, this would come with a complete, correctly executed and consecutive set of deeds from time of grant or Time Immemorial 1189 (exceptional rare). To ‘buy’ the…

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Lordship Titles – Land or Personal Property?

The Law Commission’s Definition of a Manor:   LAND REGISTRATION FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY A CONSULTATIVE DOCUMENT; “The position of manors requires special consideration. By “manor” we mean specifically the lordship of a manor and not other seignorial rights (which are subject to quite different considerations). 49 The manorial rights of a lord of the manor…

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Manorial Lordships

Manorial Counsel are regularly asked this question.  From our research we know that almost every lordship has lost at least part or all of its deeds. So this leaves us with the problem of who actually who owns them. To put it into simple terms, if you find some money in the street who owns it?  We…

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