Mark Pawlowski looks at the case law on the ownership of objects found on or in land
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- Armory v Delamirie  EWHC KB J94
- Bridges v Hawkesworth (1851) 21 LJ QB 75
- Elwes v Brigg Gas Company (1886) 33 Ch D 562
- Hannah v Peel  KB 509
- London City Corporation v Appleyard  2 All ER 834
- Parker v British Airways Board  QB 1004
- South Staffordshire Water Co v Sharman  2 QB 44
- Waverley Borough Council v Fletcher  QB 334
- Webb v Ireland  IR 372