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Insolvent Debtors - 1797

Articles from the London Gazette

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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 First Day of January One thousand seven hundred and ninety-seven, with any Debt or Debts, Sum or Sums of Money, exceeding in the Whole the Sum of One Thousand Two Hundred Pounds, do hereby give this Public Notice, That they intend to take the Benefit of an Act, passed in the Thirty-seventh Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for the Relief 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 of any General Quarter Session, or General Session of the Peace, which shall happen next after TWENTY-ONE Days from the Publication of their FIRST NOTIFCES 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 Keepers or Gaolers, or their Deputies, of the said Prisons.

London Gazette - issue 14033 published on the 1 August 1797

Prisoner in the Sheriff's Ward or Prison of the County of DEVON.
First Notice.
Lewis Child, formerly of Tenby in South Wales, Cabinet-maker, but late of Barnstaple in the County of Devon.

London Gazette - Issue 14038 published on the 19 August 1797

Prisoners in the Sheriff's Ward or Prison, in the Parish of St. Thomas the Apostle, in and for the County of DEVON.
First Notice.
Thomas Bontein, formerly of Northumberland-street in the Strand, London, and late of Plymouth in the County of Devon, Purser of His Majesty's Ship L'Unite.
Samuel Edwards, formerly of the City of Exeter, and late of Topsham in the County of Devon, Lieutenant in His Majesty's Navy.
William Warren, formerly of Bridistow in the County of Devon, but late of Plympton St. Mary in the said County, Miner and Manufacturer.
John May, formerly of Drewsteington in the County of Devon, and late of Southtawton in the said County, Yeoman.
James Brewer, formerly and late of the Parish of Allsbeare in the County of Devon, Yeoman.
Thomas Ridout, formerly of Holwell in the County of Somerset, and late of Plymouth in the County of Devon, Yeoman.
James Ridout, formerly of Axminster in the County of Devon, and late of Plymouth Dock in the said County, Victualler.
John Rowe, formerly of Netherby int he County of Dorset, and late of Thorncombe in the County of Devon, Labourer.
Christopher Lock, formerly and late of Northmolton in the County of Devon, Mason.

London Gazette - Issue 14041 published on the 29 August 1797

Prisoners in SOUTHGATE Prison in the City of Exeter.
First Notice.
Robert Sparks, formerly of New Windsor in the County of Berks, but late of the Parish of St. Edmond's on the Bridge, in the County of the City of Exeter, White Bread Baker.
Jane Renfrey, formerly of Plymouth Dock in the Parish of Stoke Damerell in the County of Devon, but late of the Parish of St. John in the City of Exeter, Widow.
William Nelson, formerly of George-street, Portman-square, within the Parish of St. Mary-le-Bonne in the County of Middlesex, but late of the Parish of St. David in the County of the City of Exeter, Plane-maker.
John Robins, formerly of Ide in the County of Devon, but late of the Parish of St. Sidwell in the County of the City of Exeter, Victualler.
Sarah Nathan, Wife of Nathan Nathan, formerly of Rosemary-lane, London, but late of the Parish of St. Mary Steps, in the City of Exeter, Old Cloaths Broker.

London Gazette - Issue 14043 published on the 5 September 1797

Prisoners in the Sheriff's Ward or Prison, in the Parish of St. Thomas the Apostle, in and for the County of DEVON.
First Notice.
Alexander Allen, formerly of No. 5, Carter-street, Doctors Commons, London, and late of Plymouth dock in the County of Devon, Lieutenant in his Majesty's Navy, and late Commander of the Castor Tender.
John Skinner, formerly and late of Tavistock in the County of Devon, Carpenter.

London Gazette - Issue 14045 published on the 12 September 1797

Prisoners in the Sheriff's Ward or Prison, in the Parish of St. Thomas the Apostle, in and for the County of DEVON.
First Notice.
Ann Fisher, late of Bampton in the County of Devon.