MANU/SC/0221/1968

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Decided On: 20.12.1968

Appellants: Peirce Leslie and Co. Ltd.
Vs.
Respondent: Miss Violet Ouchterlony Wapshare and Ors.

JUDGMENT

Bachawat, J.

1. One James Henry Wapshare owned several estates including Naduvattam in the Nilgiris known as the Ouchterlony Valley Estates, having tea, coffee, cardamom and cinchona plantations. He lived in Naduvattam and Ootacamund with his wife, Nellie, daughters, Violet and Dorothy, and sons, James and Edward. In 1927 he formed a limited company known as the Ouchterlony Valley Estates Ltd., having a share capital of Rs. 15 lakhs and conveyed the estate

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