SEY
V.
CROMWELL AND ANOTHER

(1973) JELR 69662 (HC)    
High Court  ·  22 Jun 1973 ·  Ghana
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Other Citations
[1973] 2 GLR 412
CORAM
CHARLES CRABBE J.
Core Terms Beta
first defendant
plaintiff
case
third party
agona junction
matilda brace
original plaintiff
rents
second defendants
circuit court
late george o’neil cromwell
letters of administration
subject-matter of this action
george o’neil cromwell
late joseph o’neil cromwell
ord v
respect of the store
set aside
third party proceedings
entitled person
exhibit c
mother of the present plaintiff
order of a court of competent jurisdiction
11th day of august
absence of particulars of adultery
absence of technical legal reasons
circuit court case
circuit judge
civil procedure
evidence madam johanna sey
evidence shows
exhibit b shows
failure of the second defendants
father of the late george cromwell
g. o. cromwell junior
grant of the letters of administration
high court
l.n. 140a
mother matilda brace
nana ofori atta
property of the late joseph o’neil cromwell
registrar of the circuit court
result of the letters of administration
said house
second defendants’ property
special conditions
statement of claim
such acts of adultery
tenants of the plaintiff
western circuit court

CHARLES CRABBE J.: The plaintiff is seeking, in this case, a declaration that a house situate at Agona junction known as the Ghana National Trading Corporation retail stores, hereinafter referred to as G.N.T.C., formerly the property of the late Joseph O’Neil Cromwell, is vested in her by virtue of her appointment as customary successor of the late George O’Neil Cromwell, a devisee of the late Joseph O’Neil Cromwell. She is also asking for the payment of the sum of ¢432.00 being accrued rents in respect of the store in that house rented to the second defendants at the rate of ¢24.00 per month, which rent has been outstanding since March 1969. She is also claiming as well mesne profits.

By her statement of claim the plaintiff states that she is the customary successor to, and legal representative of the estate of, George O’Neil Cromwell. The first defendant is the daughter of late Joseph O’Neil Cromwell. The late Joseph O’Neil Cromwell by his will bequeathed his property at Agona juncti…

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