The Private Trustee in Victorian England

The Private Trustee in Victorian England

by Chantal Stebbings
     
 

ISBN-10: 052178185X

ISBN-13: 9780521781855

Pub. Date: 01/28/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The "trust" was a popular device used by the Victorian middle classes to preserve their private property. At the center of this legal institution was the trustee, who managed the property for the original owner. Victorian trustees found themselves in a society that was changing rapidly and extensively, which had a profound effect on their ability to carry out their

Overview

The "trust" was a popular device used by the Victorian middle classes to preserve their private property. At the center of this legal institution was the trustee, who managed the property for the original owner. Victorian trustees found themselves in a society that was changing rapidly and extensively, which had a profound effect on their ability to carry out their duties. This book explores the legal response to the challenges faced by trustees, through the varied relationships which they experienced during their administration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521781855
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Series:
Cambridge Studies in English Legal History Series
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)
Lexile:
1810L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

1. Challenges to trusteeship; 2. The relationship with the settlor; 3. The relationship with the beneficiaries; 4. The relationship with co-trustees and agents; 6. Transgressions by trustees.

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