The Pursuit of Mary Cathcart — Introduction

The certificate following the 1891 Inquisition in Lunacy of Mary Cathcart, with a transcript of the order of Lord Justice Kay directing the inquisition attached to it. The seals on the certificate are those of the Master in Lunacy, James Redfoord Bulwer QC, and of the jurors, thirteen out of seventeen of whom considered that Mary was not of unsound mind — UK National Archives C 211/57/10
1881 certificates and other documents of inquisitions in lunacy in the UK National Archives

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Barbara Rich

Barbara Rich

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English barrister & mediator — specialising in disputed succession & decision-making for people who lack mental capacity