Insolvent Debtors - 1805
Articles from the London Gazette
Provided by Lindsey Withers
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 eight hundred and four, with any Debt or Debts, Damages, Sum or Sums of Money, which did not in the Whole on the said First Day of January One thousand eight hundred and four, or at any Time or Times since amount to a greater Sum than One Thousand Five Hundred Pounds, do hereby give this Public Notice, That they intend to take the Benefit of an Act; passed in the Forty-fourth 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, or Special 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 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 Keepers or Gaolers, or their Deputies, of the said Prisons.
London Gazette - Issue 15788 published on the 12 March 1805
Prisoner in the Sheriff's Ward or Prison in and for the County of DEVON.
Mary Copp, of the Parish of Marland, in the County of Devon, Farmer.