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Insolvent Debtors 1720

Articles from the London Gazette

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London Gazette - Issue 5876, published on the 9 August 1720

Thomas Wheadon, late at the Sign of the Ship in St. Martin's Lane in the City of Exeter, Victualler, Prisoner in the Goal of the said City; being inserted in a List delivered in upon Oath by the Keeper of the said Prison at the General or Quarter Sessions of the Peace held for the said City; and having petitioned one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said City, and his Warrant signed thereupon, directed to the keeper of the said Prison, (together with a Writing importing Notice thereof to all the said Prisoner's Creditors) to bring him to the next General or Quarter Sessions of the Peace, to be holden at the Guildhall of the said City on Monday the 3d of October next. to be discharged, pursuant to an Act lately passed for Relief of Insolvent Debtors, &c., and he conforming himself in all things as the Act directs, his respective Creditors are to take Notice thereof.

Joshua Braunscombe, Locksmith; Richard Wilmot, Butcher; John Quick, Butcher; Robert Whitfield, Butcher; Stephen Brend, Felt-maker; John Goswell, Wooll-comber; James Shaw, Vintner; William Shepheard, Victualler; Thomas Strong, Brewer; Richard Mason, Locksmith; John Duffey, Tailor; Anne Roberts, Widow; Katherine Turnpenny, Widow; Mary Richards, Spinster; Mary Browning, Spinster; and John Lee, Yeoman, all late of the City of Exon; and James King, late of Sampford Peverell, in the County of Devon, Woollcomber; Thomas Carn, of St. Thomas the Apostle, Tailor; James Dale, late of St. Weep, in the County of Cornwall, Wooll-comber; John Amory, late of Landsallas, in the County of Cornwall, Tailor; Walter Bowen, late of Barnstaple, in the County of Devon, Felt-maker; and William Hodder, late of Topsham, in the County of Devon, Mariner; Prisoners in the Goal of the City and County of Exon; being inserted in a List delivered in upon Oath by the Keeper of the said prison, at the last General Quarter Sessions held at the Guildhall of the said City in and for the said County; and having petitioned one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said City and County, and his Warrant signed thereupon, directed to the Keeper of the said Prison (together with a Writing importing Notice thereof to all the said Prisoners Creditors) to bring them to the next General or Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be held at the Guildhall of the said City in and for the said City and County, to be discharged, pursuant to an Act lately passed for Relief of Insolvent Debtors, &c. and they conforming themselves in all things as the Act directs, their respective Creditors are to take Notice thereof.

London Gazette - Issue 5878, published on the 16 August 1720.

John Penwarden, late of Pyworthy, Blacksmith; William White, late of Crediton, Serge-maker; Richard Beard, late of Clovelly, Mercer; Richard Chapman, late of Shebbeare, Husbandman; William Soloman, late of the same, Cordwainer; John Nott, late of Swimbridge, Husbandman; Edward Denard, late of Bickley, Miller; Henry Valter, late of Silverton, Husbandman; Humphrey Pedler, late of Oakehampton, Butcher; Walter Frend, late of Lidford, Husbandman; John Burt, late of Tiverton, Husbandman; Hannah Heard, late of Upton Hellens, Widow; Henry Littletar, late of Northlew, Husbandman; Peter Phillips,late of Halberton Husbandman; Charles Stawte, late of Chagford, Tailor; Richard Shapland, late of Crediton, Serge-maker; Samuel Shapland, late of Crediton, Serge-maker; James Clapp, late of Northleigh, Husbandman; William Blatchford, late of Eastogewil, Miller Mary Hawkeings, late of Stockdamrell, Widow; John partridge, late of Witheridge, Wooll-comber; Mary Hopkin, Wife of Peter Hopkin, late of Northam, Mill-wright; Roger Coleman, late of Tiverton, Gent. Samuel Spurway, late of Newton Abbot, Chisurgeon John Truscott, late of Lew-Trenchard, alias Trenchard-Lew, Clerk; Walter Nichols, late of Highweeke, Butcher; Henry Soper, late of Ashburton, Wool-comber; John Dinham, late of Highweeke, Gent. Abraham Callard, late of Buckfastleigh, Dyer; John Pounsford, late of Drewsteington, Husbandman; James Haycraft, late of Broadhembury, Thatcher; John Daw. late of Cornwood, Husbandman; Anne Kingwell, late of Crediton, Widow; John Lucombe, late of Mamhead, Tailor; Charles Bound, late of Aveton-Jefford, Weaver; Thomas Drake, late of Briddistowe, Inn-holder; Carpenter Jarman, late of Bradninch, Yeoman; John Ellacott, late of Hatherleigh, Husbandman; all of the County of Devon: Charles Martyn, late of the City of Exon, Esq; Charles Collier, late of St. Edmond's in the City of Exon, Wooll-comber; and William Knott, late of Stockland, in the County of Dorset, Serge-maker: Prisoners in the Sheriff's Ward or Prison for the County of Devon, being inserted in a List delivered in upon Oath by the Keeper of the said Ward or Prison at the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace held for the said County; and having petitioned one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said County, and his Warrant signed thereupon, directed to the Keeper of the said Sheriff's Ward or Prison, (together with a Writing importing Notice thereof to all the said Prisoners Creditors) to bring them to the next General Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be holden for the said County, to be discharged, pursuant to an Act lately passed for Relief of Insolvent Debtors, &c. and they conforming themselves in all things as the Act directs, their respective Creditors are to take Notice thereof. Matthew Osmond, Serge-maker; Prisoner in the Prison of and for the Liberty of Tiverton, in the County of Devon; being inserted in a List delivered in upon Oath by the Keeper of the said Prison, at the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace held for the said Liberty; and having petitioned two of His majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said Liberty, and their Warrant signed thereupon directed to the Keeper of the said Prison, (together with a Writing importing Notice thereof to all the said Prisoner's Creditors) to bring him to the next General Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be held at the Guildhall there for the said Liberty, on the 6th of October next, to be discharged, pursuant to an Act lately passed for Relief of Insolvent Debtors &c. and he conforming himself in all things as the Act directs, his respective Creditors are to take Notice thereof.

London Gazette - Issue 5880, published on the 23 August 1720.

Joan Shute, late of the Parish of Bradninch, in the County of Devon, Widow. William Matthews, late of Ipelpen, Serge-maker John Oatway, late of Hemmiock, Husbandman. Peter Tucker, late of Heavitree, Husbandman. George Norris, late of Bradninch, Husbandman. William Edworthy, late of High Bickington, Husbandman. William Silk, late of Ware Gifford, Gent. John Pitfield, late of Ven Ottery, Yeoman. John Poole, late of Pidminster, in the County of Somerset, Husbandman. James Hill, late of West Quantickhead, in the said County, Tallow-chandler. Charles Barradell, late of South Sedenham, Husbandman. Gilbert Beardon, late of Newton-Abbott, Mercer. Francis Coomes, late of Ide, Yeoman. Richard Veal, late of Bideford, Shovel-maker. Walter Lee, late of Souton, Yeoman. Samuel Curtis, late of Mulyan, in the County of Cornwall, Mason. George Ellacott, late of Bratton Clovelly, Yeoman. Margaret Faning, late of Chittlehampton, Widow. John Goodman, late of Newton-Abbott, Serge-maker. Edward Giffard, late of the Island of Guernsey, mariner. Roger Evans, late of Houle, Husbandman. Mary Aysliford, late of Uffculm, Widow. Robert Gyles, late of Aveton Gifford, Bargeman. Edward Head, late of ?_ hittester, Yeoman Edward Knill, late of Buckfastleigh, Yeoman. William Tucker, late of Highbray, Husbandman. Andrew Barby, late of Willand, Husbandman. Jane Blackmore, late of Bradninch, Widow. John Gary, late of East-Allington, Husbandman. Joseph Durant, late of Colebrooke, Husbandman. James Brown, late of Axminster, Yeoman. Thomas Vinicombe, late of Pinhoe, Husbandman. and Prudence Browne, Wife of William Browne, late of Culmstock. Prisoners in the Sheriff's Ward or Prison of St. Thomas the Apostle, in and for the County of Devon, being inserted in a List delivered in upon Oath by the Keeper of the said Prison at the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace held for the said County on the 12th of July last; and having petitioned one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said County, and his Warrant signed thereupon, directed to the Keeper of the said Prison (together with a Writing importing Notice thereof to all the said Prisoners Creditors) to bring them to the next General or Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be holden at the Castle of Exon, in the said County of Devon, on Tuesday the 4th of October next, to be discharged, pursuant to an Act lately passed for Relief of Insolvent Debtors &c. and they conforming themselves in all things as the Act directs, their respective Creditors are to take Notice thereof.

Simon Thorne, Sen. late of Tiverton, in the County of Devon, Clock-maker; Prisoner in the Prison of and in the County of Devon; being inserted in a List delivered in upon oath by the Keeper of the said Prison, at the last General Quarter Sessions of the Peace held for the said County; and having petitioned one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said County, and his Warrant signed thereupon, directed to the Keeper of the said Prison, (together with a Writing importing Notice thereof to all the said Prisoner's Creditors) to bring him to the next General Quarter Sessions of the Peace, to be held there for the said County on Tuesday the 4th of October next, to be discharged, pursuant to an Act lately passed for Relief of Insolvent Debtors, &c. and he conforming himself in all things as the Act directs, his respective Creditors to take Notice thereof.

London Gazette - Issue 5881, published on the 27 August 1720

James Hooper, late of Lyme Regis Dorsetshire Plumber. Robert Ellis late of Broadhembury, Yeoman. Anne Lovering, late of Littleham, Widow. Michael Towse, late of Ottery St. Mary, Yeoman. Henry Tozer, late of Moreton-Hamstead, Serge-maker. Thomas Perryman, late of Plympton St. Mary, Gent. Anne Dashcombe, alias Hill, late of Bampton, Widow. Thomas Wellcott, late of Clist Honiton, Innholder. Samuel Cosens, late of Membury, Tobacconist. Simon Coles, late of Willand, Yeoman. Thomas Kerslake, late of Sampford Peverell, Fuller. Matthew Ham, late of Buckland Monacorum, Tailor, Nicholas Hensley, late of Barnstaple, Wooll-comber, all in the County of Devon. Prisoners in the Sheriff's Ward or Prison for St. Thomas the Apostle, in and for the County of Devon. And John Richards, late of Bradninch, Devonshire, Wooll-comber. Mary Smith, late of Plymouth, in the County of Plymouth, Spinster. Abel Moxhay, late of Hatherleigh, in the said County, Husbandman. John Dinham, late of Highweeke, Gent. Richard Bunce, late of Loddiswell, Victualler. Charles Braund, late of Aveton-Gifford, Serge-weaver. John Skinner, late of Cruwys-Morchard, Husbandman. John Pengelly, late of Broadwoodwidger, Yeoman, and Henry Ware, late of Bradninch, Serge-maker; all in the County of Devon. Prisoners in the Sheriff's Ward or Prison for the said County; being inserted in a List delivered in upon oath by the Keeper of the said Prison at the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace held for the said County on the 12th of July last; and having petitioned one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said County, and his Warrant signed thereupon, directed to the Keeper of the said Prison, (together with a Writing importing Notice thereof to all the said Prisoners Creditors) to bring them to the next General or Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be holden at the Castle of Exon, in the said County of Devon, on Tuesday the 4th of October next, to be discharged, pursuant to an Act lately passed for Relief of Insolvent Debtors, &c. and they conforming themselves in all things as the Act directs, their respective Creditors are to take Notice thereof. Richard Croker, late of Exon City, Ironmonger, Prisoner in the Goal of the said City and County of Exon; being inserted in a List delivered in upon Oath by the Keeper of the said Prison, at the last General Quarter Sessions held at the Guildhall of the said City, in and for the said County; and having petitioned one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said City and County, and his Warrant signed thereupon, directed to the Keeper of the said Prison (together with a Writing importing Notice thereof to all the said Prisoner's Creditors) to bring him to the next General Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be held at the Guildhall of the said City, in and for the said City and County, to be discharged pursuant to an Act lately pass'd for Relief of Insolvent Debtors, &c., and he conforming himself in all things as the said Act directs, his respective Creditors are to take Notice thereof. Faithfull Gill, late of Tavistock, Devonshire, Cordwainer; and Agnes Wyat, late of the same, Widow; Prisoners in the Prison of the Liberty of Tavistock aforesaid; being inserted in a List delivered in upon Oath by the Keeper of the said Prison, at the last General Quarter Sessions of the Peace held for the said County; and having petitioned one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said County, and his Warrant signed thereupon, directed to the Keeper of the said Prison, (together with a Writing importing Notice thereof to all the said Prisoners Creditors) to bring them to the next General Quarter Sessions of the Peace, to be held in and for the said County, to be discharged, pursuant to an Act lately pass'd for Relief of Insolvent Debtors, &c. and they conforming themselves in all things as the Act directs, their respective Creditors are to take Notice thereof.

London Gazette - Issue 5882, published on the 30 August 1720.

John Roberts, late of Plymouth, in the County of Devon, Tallow-chandler, Prisoner in the Prison of and for the Borough of Plymouth aforesaid; being inserted in a List delivered in upon Oath by the Keeper of the said Prison, at the last General Quarter Sessions of the Peace held for the said Borough; and having petitioned one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said Borough and his Warrant signed thereupon, directed to the Keeper of the said Prison (together with a Writing importing Notice thereof to all the said Prisoner's Creditors) to bring him to the next General Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be held at the Guildhall for the said Borough, to be discharged, pursuant to an Act lately passed for Relief of Insolvent Debtors, &c. and he conforming himself in all things as the Act directs, his respective Creditors are to take Notice thereof.

Roger Tuke, late of Ayshbury, Gent, and John Cotton, ?___ late of Killerton, Gent. both of Devonshire; Prisoners in the Sheriff's Ward or Prison of the said County of Devon; being inserted in a List delivered in upon Oath by the Keeper of the said Prison at the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace held for the said County on the 12th of July last; and having petitioned one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said County, and his Warrant signed thereupon directed to the Keeper of the said Prison (together with a Writing importing Notice thereof to all the said Prisoners Creditors) to bring them to the next General Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be held at the Castle of Exon, in the said County of Devon, on Tuesday the 4th of October next, to be discharged, pursuant to an Act lately passed for Relief of Insolvent Debtors, &c. and they conforming themselves in all things as the Act directs, their respective Creditors are to take Notice thereof.

London Gazette - Issue 5885, published on the 10 September 1720.

John Adam Hennichen, late of the City of Exon, Jeweller, Prisoner in the Southgate Prison in the said City, being inserted in a List delivered in upon Oath by the Keeper of the said Prison, at the last General Quarter Sessions held for the said City; and having petitioned one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said City and County, and his Warrant signed thereupon, directed to the Keeper of the said Prison (together with a Writing importing Notice thereof to all the said Prisoner's Creditors) to bring him to the next General Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be held for the said City and County, to be discharged pursuant to an Act lately passed for Relief of Insolvent Debtors, &c. and he conforming himself in all things as the said Act directs, his respective Creditors are to take Notice thereof.

London Gazette - Issue 5900, published on the 1 November 1720.

Mary Symons, late of Totnes, in the County of Devon, Widow, Prisoner in the common Prison of Totnes aforesaid; being inserted in a List delivered in upon Oath by the Keeper of the said Prison, at the Last General Quarter Sessions of the Peace held for the said County; and having petitioned one His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said County, and his Warrant signed thereupon as directed to the Keeper of the said Prison (together with a Writing importing Notice thereof to all the said Prisoner's Creditors) to bring her to the next Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be held for the said County on the 5th December next, by Adjournment , to be discharged, pursuant to an Act lately passed for Relief of Insolvent Debtors, &c. and she conforming herself in all things as the Act directs, her respective Creditors are to take Notice thereof.

London Gazette - Issue 5904, published on the 15 November 1720.

Richard Croker, Ironmonger; John Adam Hennichen, Jeweller; John Seelly, Carpenter; and Mary Browning, Spinster; all of the City of Exon; Prisoners in Southgate, being the Prison in and for the said City and County of the said City; being inserted in a List delivered in upon oath by the Keeper of the said Prison, at the last General Quarter Sessions of the Peace held at the Guildhall of the said City in and for the said City and County; and having petitioned one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said City and County, and his Warrant signed thereupon directed to the Keeper of the said Prison (together with a Writing importing Notice thereof to all the said Prisoners Creditors) to bring them to the next General or Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be held at the Guildhall aforesaid, in and for the said City and County, to be discharged, pursuant to an Act lately passed for Relief of Insolvent Debtors, &c. and they conforming themselves in all things as the Act directs the respective Creditors are to take Notice thereof.

London Gazette - Issue 5907, published on the 26 November 1720.

Henry Ware, late of Bradninch, Serge-maker; Abel Moxhay, late of Hatherley, Yeoman; and Agnes Kingwell, late of Crediton, Widow; all in the County of Devon;

Prisoners in the Sheriff's Prison in the said County; being inserted in a List delivered in upon Oath by the Keeper of the said prison at the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace held at the Castle of Exon for the said County; and having petitioned one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said County, and his Warrant signed thereupon, directed to the Keeper of the said Prison (together with a Writing importing Notice thereof to all the said Prisoners Creditors) to bring them to the next General or Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be held at the Castle of Exon in and for the said County, to be discharged, pursuant to an Act lately passed for Relief of Insolvent Debtors, &c. and they conforming themselves in all things as the Act directs, their respective Creditors are to take Notice thereof.

London Gazette - Issue 5908, published on the 29 November 1720

John Marshal, late of the City of Exon, Salter; Prisoner in the Sheriff's Prison of Southgate in and for the City of Exon; being inserted in a List delivered in upon Oath by the Keeper of the said Prison, at the General quarter Sessions of the Peace held for the said City and County of the 11th of July last; and having petitioned one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said City and County, and his Warrant signed thereupon, directed to the Keeper of the said Prison (together with a Writing importing Notice thereof to all the said Prisoner's Creditors) to bring him to the next General Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be held at the Guildhall of the said City, on the 9th of January next, to be discharged, pursuant to an Act lately passed for Relief of Insolvent Debtors, &c. and he conforming himself in all things as the Act directs, his respective Creditors are to take Notice thereof.

Joseph Durant, late of Colebrooke, Yeoman; Robert Ellis, late of Broadhembury, Yeoman; William Tucker, late of High Bray, Husbandman; Henry Best, late of Crediton, Yeoman; James Cadbury, late of Hemmiock, Yeoman; John Mills, late of Silferton, Yeoman; Thomas Wellcott, alias Welcott, late of Clist Honiton, Inn-holder; Daniel Mitchell, Jun. late of Exminster, Gent. John Churchill, late of Rockbear, Gent; and Edward Giffard, late of the Island of Jarsey, Mariner; Prisoners in the Sheriff's Prison of the County of Devon; Being inserted in a List delivered in upon Oath by the Keeper of the said Prison, at the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace held for the said County on the 12th of July last; and having ;petitioned one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said County, and his Warrant signed thereupon, directed to the Keeper of the said Prison (together with a Writing importing Notice thereof to all the said Prisoners Creditors) to bring them to the next General Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be held at the Castle of Exon, in and for the said County, on the 10th of January next, to be discharged, pursuant to an Act lately passed for Relief of Insolvent Debtors, &c. and they conforming themselves in all things as the Act directs, their respective Creditors are to take Notice thereof.

London Gazette - Issue 5910, published on the 6 December 1720

John Roberts, late of Plymouth, Devonshire, Tallow-Chandler; Prisoner in the Prison of and for the Borough of Plymouth aforesaid; being inserted in a List delivered in upon Oath by the Keeper of the said Prison, at the last General Quarter Sessions of the Peace held for the said Borough; and having petitioned one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said Borough, and his Warrant signed thereupon, directed to the Keeper of the said Prison(together with a Writing importing Notice thereof to all the said Prisoner's Creditors) to bring him to the next General Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be held at the Guildhall for the said Borough, to be discharged, pursuant to an Act lately passed for Relief of Insolvent Debtors, &c. and he conforming himself in all things as the Act directs, his respective Creditors are to take Notice thereof. James West, late of the Parish of Powderham, Gent. and Daniel Mitchell, Jun. late of Alphington; both in Devonshire; Prisoners in the Goal for the said County; being inserted in a List delivered in upon oath by the Keeper of the said Prison, at the last Quarter Sessions of the Peace held for the said County; and having petitioned one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said County, and his Warrant signed thereupon, directed to the Keeper of the said Prison, (together with a Writing importing Notice thereof to all the said Prisoners Creditors) to bring them to the next General Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be held for the said County, on the 10th of January next, to be discharged, pursuant to an Act lately passed for Relief of Insolvent Debtors, &c. and they conforming themselves in all things as the Act directs, their respective Creditors are to take Notice thereof. Richard Gloyne, late of the Borough and town of Barnestaple, in the County of Devon; Prisoner in the Prison of and for the Borough and town aforesaid; being inserted in a List delivered in upon Oath by the Keeper of the said Prison, at the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace held for the said Town and Borough; and having petitioned one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said Borough and Town, and his Warrant signed thereupon, directed to the Keeper of the said Prison (together with a Writing importing Notice thereof to all the said Prisoner's Creditors) to bring him to the next General Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be held for the said Borough and Town, to be discharged, pursuant to an Act lately passed for Relief of Insolvent Debtors, &c. and he conforming himself in all things as the Act directs, his respective Creditors are to take Notice thereof