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Insolvent Debtors 1778

Articles from the London Gazette

Provided by Lindsey Withers

 

The following Persons being Prisoners for Debt, in the respective Prisons or Gaols hereafter mentioned, do hereby give this Publick Notice, That they do intend to take the Benefit of an Act of Parliament, passed in the eighteenth 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 Special Sessions, or 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 TWENTY-ONE Days from the FIRST Publication of the under-mentioned Names. And they do hereby 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, in such Manner as by the said Act is directed.

London Gazette - Issue 11880 published on the 2 June 1778

Fugitive surrendered to the Warden of His Majesty's Prison of the FLEET. First Notice. Joseph Luxon, formerly of Bampton in the County of Devon, late of the Island of Guernsey, Yeoman.

London Gazette - Issue 11884 published on the 16 June 1778

Prisoner in the Bailiff's or Steward's Prison of the Provostry of the City of EXETER, at the South Gate of the said City. First Notice. Daniel Simpson, late of the City of Exeter and County of the same City, Carver and Gilder.

London Gazette - Issue 11886 published on the 23 June 1778

Prisoners in the Sheriff's Ward or Prison in the Parish of Saint THOMAS the Apostle in the County of Devon. First Notice. William Fuller, formerly of the City of London, late of Topsham in the County of Devon, Mariner. Ephraim Sterling, late of Plymouth Dock in the Parish of Stoke Damerel in the County of Devon, Painter. Caleb Weeks, formerly of Plymouth, late of Plymouth Dock in the Parish of Stoke Damerel, both in the County of Devonshire, Victualler. Richard Penhale, late of Cookbury in the County of Devon, Yeoman. John Honychurch, late of Hatherleigh in the County of Devon, Maltster. Thomas Collins, late of the City of Exeter, Mariner. Edward Lake, late of Kenn in the County of Devon, Yeoman. Richard Terrell, formerly of Porlock in the County of Somerset, late of Chudleigh in the County of Devon, Yeoman. Charles Browning, formerly of Alphington, late of Paignton, both in the County of Devon, Sergemaker. John Dinnicombe, formerly of Cheriton Bishop, late of Burlescombe, both in the County of Devon, Yeoman. William Ditchett, formerly of Plymouth, late of Hatherleigh, both in the County of Devon, Innkeeper. William Clifton, late of Shebbear in the County of Devon, Yeoman. Nicholas Copp, formerly of Tiverton, late of Washfield, both in the County of Devon, Carpenter. Mary Welch, Widow, late of Totness in the County of Devon, Baker. Richard Ellacott, formerly of Hatherleigh, late of Ashreigney, both in the County of Devon, Cordwainer. Joseph Hayne, formerly of Milton Abbott, late of Plymouth Dock in the Parish of Stoke Damerel, both in the County of Devon, Tailor. William Channon, late of Ottery St. Mary in the County of Devon, Weaver. John Haywood, formerly of Winkleigh, late of Broadwoodkelly, both in the County of Devon, Yeoman. John Wills, late of Lifton in the County of Devon, Maltster. Benjamin Steele, formerly of the City of London, late of Chulmleigh in the County of Devon, Builder. William Pitts, formerly of Zeal Monachorum, late of North-tawton, both in the County of Devon, Yeoman. John Baker, formerly of Burlescombe, late of Bampton, both in the County of Devon, Innkeeper.

London Gazette - Issue 11891 published on the 11 July 1778

Fugitives surrendered to the Keeper of the Sheriff's Ward or Prison of and for the County of Devon. First Notice. Henry Williams, formerly of Ottery St. Mary in the County of Devon, late of Guernsey, Butcher. John Williams, formerly of Ottery of St. Mary in the County of Devon, late of Jersey, Butcher.

London Gazette - Issue 11896 published on the 28 July 1778

Prisoner in the Sheriff's Ward or Prison in the Parish of Saint THOMAS the Apostle in the County of Devon. Third Notice. George Alford, formerly of the City of London, late of Plymouth Dock in the Parish of Stoke Damerell in the County of Devon, Tailor.

London Gazette - Issue 11898 published on the 4 August 1778

Fugitive surrendered to the Keeper of the KING's BENCH Prison in the County of Surry. First Notice. Nathaniel Hingston, formerly of the Parish of Burlescombe in the County of Devon, late of Guernsey, Serge-maker.

London Gazette - Issue 11904 published on the 25 August 1778

Prisoner in the Sheriff's Ward or Prison in the Parish of Saint THOMAS the Apostle in the County of Devon. Third Notice. William Pitts, formerly of Zeal Monachorum, late of the Parish of Northtawton, in the County of Devon, Yeoman.

Fugitive surrendered to the Keeper of the Sherrif's Ward or Prison of and for the County of Devon. Second Notice. Samuel Cross, formerly of the City of Exeter, late of the Island of Guernsey, White Bread-baker.

London Gazette - Issue 11936 published on the 15 December 1778

Fugitive surrendered to the Keeper of the Sheriff's Ward or Prison in the Parish of St. THOMAS the Apostle in the County of Devon. Third Notice. John Foot, formerly of Newton Abbot in the County of Devon, Thatcher, late of St. John's in Newfoundland, Mariner.

London Gazette - Issue 11940 published on the 29 December 1778

Prisoner in the Sheriff's Ward or Prison in the Parish of St. THOMAS the Apostle in the County of Devon. Third Notice. John Heywood, formerly of Wickleigh in the County of Devon, late of the Parish of Broadwood Kelly in the said County, Yeoman.