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Insolvent Debtors 1781

Articles from the London Gazette

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The following Persons being Prisoners for Debt in the respective Gaols or Prisons hereafter mentioned, on or before the First Day of January, One thousand seven hundred and eighty-one and being not indebted, in the Whole, to a greater Amount than of the Sum of Five Hundred Pounds, do hereby give this Publick Notice, That they do intend to take the Benefit of an Act, passed in the Twenty-first Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for the Discharge of certain Insolvent Debtors, at the next General Quarter Session, or General Session 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 Publication of their FIRST NOTICES in the London Gazette. And they do hereby give Notice, that true and perfect Schedules, containing Discoveries of all their Real and Personal Estates, hereafter to be sworn to, are now ready to be delivered to any Creditors applying for the same, in such Manner as by the said Act is directed, to the Gaoler or Keeper, or his Deputy, of the said Prison.

London Gazette - Issue 12211 published on the 31 July 1781

Prisoners in the Sheriff's Ward in the Parish of St. Thomas the Apostle in the County of DEVON.
First Notice.
William Greenwood, formerly of Biddeford, late of Barnstaple, in the County of Devon, Victualler and Hackney-man.
Nicholas Romlett, formerly of Ashburton, Victualler, late of Honiton, both in the County of Devon, Chaise-driver.
John Farler, sen. formerly of Dunsford, late of St. Thomas's Parish near Exeter, both in the County of Devon, Butcher.
John Farler, jun. formerly of Dunsford, late of St. Thomas's Parish near Exeter, both in the County of Devon, Butcher.
James Thomas, late of Charley in the County of Devon, Husbandman.
William Edmonds, late of Lower Lidbrook in the Parish of Modbury in the County of Devon, Yeoman.
John Tice, formerly of St. Edmond's, late of St. David's Parish near Exeter in the County of Devon, Wool-comber.
Joseph Haskins, formerly of the Parish of Twitching, late of Bishop's Nipton, both in the County of Devon, Husbandman.
Peter Snow, formerly of Sandford, late of Ede, both in the County of Devon, Husbandman.
William Budd, late of Honiton Clist in the County of Devon, Butcher.
Charles Pool, formerly of Hennick, late of Chudleigh, both in the County of Devon, Tanner.
John Atkins, formerly of Alphinton in the County of Devon, late of North Petherton in the County of Somerset, Basket-maker.
Thomas Drake, late of Honiton in the County of Devon, Mercer and Grocer.
Richard North, late of Chudleigh in the County of Devon, Victualler.
John Wills Smerdon, late of Newton Abbott in the County of Devon, Wool-comber.
William Drake, late of Honiton in the County of Devon, Ironmonger and Haberdasher.
Andrew Matthews, late of Crediton in the County of Devon, Wool-comber.
Henry Lawson, formerly of Fetter-lane, Holborn, London, late belonging to His Majesty's Ship the Alfred, Mariner.
James Elacott, late of St. Giles near Great Torrington in the County of Devon, Yeoman.
Ann Watty, formerly of Gosport in the County of Southampton, late of Plymouth in the County of Devon, Widow.
John Hearn, late of Moretonhampstead in the County of Devon, Woolcomber and Plush-maker.
John Nosworthy, late of Chagford in the County of Devon, Wool-comber.
Joseph Westcott, formerly of the Parish of Hennick, late of Chudligh, both in the County of Devon, Yeoman.
Simon Hugo, formerly of Truro in the County of Cornwall, late of Plymouth in the County of Devon, Victualler.
William Walters, sen. formerly of Sidmouth, late of Colyton Rawley, both in the County of Devon, Yeoman.

London Gazette - Issue 12213 published on the 4 August 1781

Prisoners in the Gaol or Prison of the Bailiffs or Stewards of the Provost Court of the City of EXETER.
First Notice.
Isaiah Lockley, formerly of Clerkenwell-green, London, late of the City of Exeter, Silver-buckle-maker.
Benjamin Thomas, formerly of Thorverton in the County of Devon, late of the City of Exeter, Woolcomber.

London Gazette - Issue 12215 published on the 11 August 1781

Prisoner in the Sheriff's Gaol or Prison of and for the City and County of the City of EXETER, at the Southgate of the said City.
First Notice.
William Dennis the younger, late of the City of Exeter, Butcher.

London Gazette - Issue 12216 published on the 14 August 1781

Prisoner in the Sheriff's Ward in the Parish of St. Thomas the Apostle in the County of DEVON.
First Notice.
William King, late of Tiverton in the County of Devon, Blacksmith.

London Gazette - Issue 12217 published on the 18 August 1781

Prisoner in the Gaol or Prison of and for the City and County of the City of Exeter, at the South Gate of the said City; and also a 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.
Charles Brooks, late of the City of Exeter, Hosier.

Prisoner in the Sheriff's Gaol or Prison of and for the City and County of the City of EXETER, at the Southgate of the said City.
First Notice.
Thomas Bezzell, late of the City of Exeter, Breeches-maker.

London Gazette - Issue 12219 published on the 25 August 1781

Prisoner in the Sheriff's Gaol or Prison of and for the City and County of the City of EXETER, at the Southgate of the said City.
First Notice.
John Hill, formerly of Dulverton in the County of Somerset, late of the City of Exeter, Woolcomber.

London Gazette - Issue 12226 published on the 18 September 1781

Prisoner in the Gaol in and for the Borough of PLYMOUTH.
First Notice.
James Campbell, Ensign in the First Battalion of the First Regiment of Foot, some Time since quartered in the Barracks at Plymouth Dock, lately encamped on the Heighths of Maker, both in the County of Devon.

London Gazette - Issue 12235 published on the 20 October 1781

Prisoners in the Sheriff's Ward in the Parish of St. Thomas the Apostle in the County of DEVON
First Notice.
John Hearn, late of Morton Hampstead in the County of Devon, Woolcomber and Plushmaker.
Simon Hugoe, formerly of Truro in the County of Cornwall, late of Plymouth in the County of Devon, Victualler.

London Gazette - Issue 12238 published on the 30 October 1781

Prisoner in the Sheriff's Ward in the Parish of St. Thomas the Apostle in the County of DEVON.
First Notice.
William Edmonds, late of Lower Lidbrooke in the Parish of Modbury in the County of Devon, Yeoman.

London Gazette - Issue 12241 published on the 10 November 1781

Prisoner in the Sheriff's Ward in the Parish of St. Thomas the Apostle in the County of DEVON.
First Notice.
Christopher Shapland, formerly of the Parish of Goodleigh at Northleigh, late of Barnstaple, both in the County of Devon, Gentleman.

London Gazette - Issue 12250 published on the 11 December 1781

Prisoner in the Gaol in and for the Borough of PLYMOUTH.
First Notice.
James Campbell, Ensign in the First Battalion of the First Regiment of Foot, some Time since quarter in the Barracks at Plymouth dock, lately encamped on the Heights of Maker, both in the County of Devon.