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Insolvent Debtors - 1776

Articles from the London Gazette

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London Gazette - Issue 11639 published on the 10 February 1776

The following Persons being Fugitives for Debt, and beyond the Seas, on the TWENTY-EIGHTH day of APRIL, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy-four, and having surrendered themselves to the gaolers or Keepers of the respective Prisons or Goals hereafter-mentioned, do hereby give Notice, That they intend to take the Benefit of an Act of Parliament, passed in the Fourteenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty King George the Third, intituled, An Act for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors; and for the Relief of Bankrupts in certain Cases; at the next General or Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be held in and for the County, Riding, Division, City, Town, Liberty, or Place, or any Adjournment thereof, which shall happen next after THIRTY Days from the FIRST Publication of the under-mentioned Names, viz.

Fugitive surrendered to the Keeper of the KING's BENCH Prison in the County of Surry.
First Notice.
George Nelson, formerly of the Parish of Berry-Pomeroy in the County of Devon, late of Dunkirk, Mariner.

London Gazette - Issue 11673 published on the 8 June 1776

Prisoners in the Sheriff's Ward or Prison in the Parish of Saint THOMAS the Apostle in the County of Devon.
First Notice.
John Edgecumbe, formerly of the Parish of East-Stonehouse, late of Plymouth, both in the County of Devon, Carpenter.
Roger Edwards, formerly of the Parish of Modbury, late of Westbury in the Parish of Ugborough, both in the County of Devon, Husbandman.
Solomon Strang, late of the Parish of St. Mary Steps in the City of Exeter, Maltster.
Matthew Nosworthy, last of the Parish of Withecombe in the Moor in the County of Devon, Woolcomber.
John Glendining, late of Honiton in the County of Devon, Innkeeper.
John Pinney, formerly of Chard in the County of Somerset, late of Up Ottery in the County of Devon, Innkeeper.
John Stapledown, formerly of Frithelstock, late of the Parish of Buckland Brewer, both in the County of Devon, Husbandman.
Henry Hatchley, late of the Parish of Beer and Seaton in the County of Devon, Husbandman.
John Montgomery, formerly in the Artillery at Woolwich in the County of Kent, late Overseer of His Majesty's Works at Keyham Point at Plymouth Dock, in the Parish of Stoke Damerell in the County of Devon.
John Roscrow, formerly of East Stonehouse, late of Plymouth, both in the County of Devon, Labourer.
John Gore, late of Plymouth Dock in the Parish of Stoke Damerell in the County of Devon, Victualler.
John Mayo, late of Honiton in the County of Devon, Cordwainer.
John Wannell, formerly of Launceston in the County of Cornwall, late of the parish of Chagford in the County of Devon, Woolcomber.
Richard Windover, late of the Parish of Ottery St. Mary in the County of Devon, Packsaddle-maker.
Samuel Andrew, formerly of Little Torrington, late of the Parish of Hunshaw, both in the County of Devon, Husbandman.
Giles Risdon, formerly of the parish of Parkham, late of Great Torrington, both in the County of Devon, Tanner.
Thomas Tanner, formerly of the Isle of Wight, late of Woolwich in the County of Kent, Husbandman.
Philip Trevana, late of the Middle Temple, London, clerk.
William Shephard, late of Plymouth Dock in the Parish of Stoke Damerell in the County of Devon, Merchant and Mariner.
John Alloway, formerly of Langford Budwell in the County of Somerset, late of Chudleigh in Devonshire, Yeoman.
Samuel Earle, late of Plymouth dock in the Parish of Stoke Damerell in the County of Devon, Victualler.
John Tucker, formerly of Bow alias Nymet Trasey, late of Chulmleigh, both in the County of Devon, late Officer of Excise.
Henry Norman, formerly of the Parish of Branscombe, late Sidmouth, both in the County of Devon, Butcher.
James Snooke, late of the Parish of Up Ottery in the County of Devon, Innkeeper.
Joyce Alward, formerly of Dartmouth, late of King's Wear, both in the County of Devon, Widow.
Ann Dewdney, late of the Parish of Bishoptenington in the County of Devon, Spinster.
Jonathan Hancock, formerly of Plymouth, late of Plymouth Dock in the Parish of Stoke Damerell in the County of Devon, Grocer.
Philip Oats, late of Topsham in the County of Devon, Cooper.

Prisoners in SOUTHGATE Prison in the City and County of the City of Exeter.
First Notice.
Nathaniel Wood, formerly of Guernsey in the County of Southampton, late of the City of Exeter, Shoemaker and Salesman.
Christopher Gribble, late of the City and County of the City of Exeter, Barber, Perriwig maker, and Victualler.
Mathew Blackamore, formerly of Reading in the County of Berks, late of the City of Exeter, Land Surveyor and School-master.
William Williams, late of Penryn in the County of Cornwall, Baker.

The following Person being a Prisoner for Debt in the Fleet Prison, hereby gives Notice of his Intention to take the Benefit of the Insolvent Act passed in the Fourteenth Year of His present Majesty's Reign.
Firsst Notice.
John Rowe, formerly of Kington in the County of Devon, Esquire.

Fugitive surrendered to the Keeper of WOODSTREET Compter, in the City of London.
First Notice.
Mordeccai Abraham, formerly of Plymouth in Devonshire, late of Fetter-lane, London, Dealer and Chapman.

London Gazette - Issue 11675 published on the 15 June 1776

Surrendered to the Marshal of the KING's BENCH Prison in the County of Surry.
Second Notice.
Grant Home, formerly of Plymouth Dock in Devonshire, late of Carnaby-market in Middlesex, Lieutenant in the Marines.

London Gazette - Issue 11676 published on the 18 June 1776

Fugitive surrendered to the Keeper of the POULTRY Compter in the City of London.
First Notice.
Barnet Levy, formerly and late of Plymouth in Devonshire, Dealer and Chapman.

London Gazette - Issue 11691 published on the 6 August 1776

Prisoner in the Sheriff's Ward or Prison in the Parish of Saint THOMAS the Apostle in the County of Devon.
First Notice.
John Glendinning, late of Honiton in Devonshire, Innkeeper.
John Alloway, formerly of Langford Budwell in Somersetshire, late of Chudleigh in Devonshire, Yeoman.

London Gazette - Issue 11696 published on the 27 August 1776

Fugitive surrendered to the Keeper of the Sheriff's Ward or Prison of and for the County of Devon
Third Notice.
Philip Bishop, formerly of Bideford in Devonshire, late of Cork in Ireland, Butcher.

London Gazette - Issue 11705 published on the 28 September 1776

Prisoner in the Sheriff's Ward or Prison in the Parish of Saint THOMAS the Apostle in the County of Devon.
Second Notice.
William Johnson, formerly of Great Torrington, late of Wear Gifford, both in Devonshire, Merchant.

London Gazette - Issue 11729 published on the 21 December 1776

Fugitives surrendered to the Keeper of the Sheriff's Ward or Prison of and for the County of Devon. First Notice.
Edward Way, formerly of St. John's, Newfoundland, late of Tingmouth in Devonshire, Mariner.
William Damerell, formerly of St. John's, Newfoundland, late of Tingmouth in Devonshire, Mariner.