Insolvent Debtors 1777

Articles from the London Gazette

Provided by Lindsey Withers


The following Persons being Prisoners for Debt, in 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 Sixteenth 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 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. And they do likewise give Notice, that true and perfect Schedules, containing a Discovery of all their Real and Personal Estates (hereafter to be sworn to are now ready to be delivered to any Creditor applying for the same to the respective Gaolers or Keepers or their Deputies, pursuant to the Directions of the said Act.

London Gazette - Issue 11737 published on the 18 January 1777

Prisoner in the Sheriff's Ward or Prison in and for the County of Devon. First Notice. Samuel Capon, of the parish of Beer, late of Axminster both in Devonshire, Labourer.

London Gazette - Issue 11751 published on the 8 March 1777

Prisoners in the Sheriff's Ward or Prison in the Parish of Saint THOMAS the Apostle in the County of Devon. Second Notice. Elizabeth Whicker, of the Parish of Ottery St. Mary in the County of Devon, Milliner and Shopkeeper. Samuel Capron, formerly of the Parish of Bear, late of Axminster, both in the County of Devon, Labourer.

London Gazette - Issue 11786 published on the 8 July 1777

Fugitive surrendered to the Keeper of the KING's BENCH Prison in the County of Surry. First Notice. Robert Pearse, formerly of Lodiswell in the County of Devon, late of the Island of Guernsey, Blacksmith.