9 Meaning of “predecessors in the same family.”E+W+S+N.I.
For the purposes of the Landholders’ Acts the expression “predecessors in the same family” means in relation to a landholder or a cottar the wife or husband of such landholder or cottar and any person to whom such landholder or cottar, or the wife or husband of such landholder or cottar might, failing nearer heirs, have succeeded in case of intestacy.
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