805. Chattels personal.

Chattels personal are, strictly speaking, things movable, but in modern times the expression is used to denote any kind of property other than real property and chattels real1.

'Personalty' or 'personal property' includes many kinds of property, such as bills of exchange, bank notes and cheques2, land improvement charges3, copyrights4, patents5, shares in joint stock companies6, debentures7, government annuities and stock in the public funds8, goodwill9, and the exclusive right of burial in any particular place10; but does not include title deeds relating to real estate11