Insolvent Debtors 1779

Articles from the London Gazette

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The following Persons being Fugitives for Debt, and beyond the Seas, on the TENTH Day of MARCH, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy-eight, and having surrendered themselves to the Gaolers or Keepers of the respective Gaols or Prisons hereafter-mentioned, do hereby give this Public Notice, That they intend to take the Benefit of an Act of Parliament, passed in the Eighteenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, 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 undermentioned Names. And they do hereby give Notice, that true and perfect Schedules, containing a Discovery of all their Real and Personal Estate, (hereafter to be sworn to) are now ready to be delivered to any Creditor applying for the same to the Gaolers or Keepers, or their Deputies, in such manner as by the said Act is directed.

London Gazette - Issue 12005 published on the 14 August 1779

Fugitive surrendered to the Keeper of the POULTRY Compter in the City of London.
Third Notice.
Marmaduke Roberts, formerly of Bridge-street in the Town of Biddeford in the County of Devon, late of the Island of Antigua in the West Indies, Victualler.

London Gazette - Issue 12040 published on the 14 December 1779

Fugitive surrendered to the Warden of His Majesty's Prison of the FLEET.
First Notice.
Thomas Whiteley, formerly of Topsham in the County of Devon, late of the Island of Guernsey, Schoolmaster.