Insolvent Debtors - 1794

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The following Persons being Prisoners for Debt in the respective Gaols or Prisons hereafter mentioned, and not being charged in Custody, on the Twelfth Day of February, One thousand seven hundred and ninety-four, with any Debt or Debts, Sum or Sums of Money, not exceeding in the Whole the Sum of One Thousand Pounds, do hereby give this Publick Notice, That they intend to take the Benefit of an Act, passed in the thirty-fourth 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 Manner as by the said Act is directed, to the Gaolers or Keepers, or their Deputies, of the said Prisons.

London Gazette - Issue 13685 published on the 15 July 1794

Prisoners in SOUTHGATE PRISON, in the City of Exeter.
Third Notice.
Thomas Twiggs, of the Parish of Allhallows on the Walls in the City of Exeter, Fuller.
John Walk, formerly of Halberton in the County of Devon, late of the Parish of Allhallows on the Walls, Exeter, Husbandman.
William Nex, of the Parish of Holy Trinity in the County of the City of Exeter, Weaver.
John Jackman, formerly of Witheridge, late of Totnes, both in the County of Devon, Husbandman.

Prisoners in the Sheriff's Ward or Prison, in the Parish of St. Thomas the Apostle, in the County of DEVON.
Third Notice.
John Austin, of Plymouth Dock, Devon, Innkeeper.
Samuel Short, of Tiverton, Devon, Baker.
Samuel Jones, formerly of London, late of Plymouth dock, Devon, Victualler.
John Bryant, of Tiverton, Devon, Saddler.
John Hallat, of Otterton, Devon, Labourer.
Edward Broom, of Clayhanger, Devon, Labourer.
Ephraim Carter, of Otterton, Devon, Labourer.
Simon Lane, of Crediton, Devon, Maltster.
Abraham Perriam, of Thorverton, Devon, Woolcomber.
William Mugford, formerly of Oakford, late of Tiverton, Dealer and Chapman.
Sarah Scruton, formerly of Sorton, late of Instow, Devon, Dealer and Chapwoman.
Robert Dustin, formerly of Modbury, late of Holberton, Devon, Husbandman.
George Lear, formerly of Wilton, late of Stoke Damerel, Devon, Shopkeeper.

London Gazette - Issue 13686 published on the 19 July 1794

Prisoner in the Sheriff's Ward or Prison, in the County of Devon.
First Notice.
Ann Fisher, of Bampton in the parish of Bampton and County of Devon.

London Gazette - Issue 13706 published on the 20 September 1794

Prisoner in His Majesty's Gaol of Saint Thomas Ward, DEVON.
Second Notice.
John Slader, of Charles, Yeoman.