Insolvent Debtors - 1837

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N.B. - See the Notice at the end of these Advertisements.

The Matters of the PETITIONS and SCHEDULES of the PRISONERS hereinafter named (the same having been filed in the Court) are appointed to be heard as follows:

London Gazette - Issue 19471 published on the 28 February 1837

At the Court-House, at the City of Exeter, on the 22d day of March 1837, at Nine o'Clock in the Forenoon.
Edward Russell Ferris, heretofore of Exmouth, Devonshire, Currier and Leather-Cutter, then of No. 157, Fore-street, Exeter, Currier, Leather-Cutter, afterwards Victualler, Currier and Leather-Cutter, and late of Many Arches-street, Exeter, Victualler.
William Godfrey, formerly of Coombe-street, Exeter, Grocer, afterwards of the same place, Victualler, and late of No. 151, Fore-street, Exeter, Wine and Spirit Merchant.
George Robert Ball, late of No. 254 High-street, Exeter, Hair-Dresser and Perfumer.

At the Court-House, at Exeter, in the County of Devon, on the 22d day of March 1837, at Nine o'Clock in the Forenoon.
Gilbert John Michell Mugford, heretofore of No. 5, Stafford-street, Bond-street, afterwards of No. 29, Mount-street, Grosvenor-square, London, carrying on business of a Poulterer, Cheesemonger, and Bacon-Factor, at No. 7, Stafford-street, aforesaid, then of Rook's-lane, Exeter, out of business, afterwards of Saint Thomas the Apostle, Devonshire, Victualler (whose wife, Grace Mugford, late Grace Southwood, Widow, carried on business, prior to the month of January 1835, by the name and description of Grace Southwood, Widow, of Saint Thomas the Apostle, Devonshire, Victualler), and lately in no business or employment.
Joseph Thomas Watson, heretofore of the City-road, and afterwards of Cromer-street, Gray's-inn-road, London, then of Wellington-street, and afterwards of New Market-street, both in Woolwich, Kent, Master in the Royal Navy, then of No. 36, Duke-street, Devonport, Master of His Majesty's ship Cornwallis, lying in Hamoaze, Plymouth, Devonshire, and late of Torpoint, Cornwall, Master in the Royal Navy.
John Tapp, late of Kingsteignton, Devonshire, Cooper and Lath-Maker.
Sarah Froom, Widow, heretofore of Colyton, Devonshire, Farmer, Linen-Draper, Tea-Dealer, and Grocer and late of Budleigh Salterton, out of business.
William Lee, heretofore of Kingskerswill, and late of Totnes, Devonshire, Boot and Shoe Maker and Victualler.
John Davey, late of Clist Honiton, Devonshire, Farmer, Shopkeeper, Seller of Beer and Cyder by Retail.
William Penny, late of Upton, Brixham, Devonshire, Farmer.
John Snow, late of Angel-hill, Tiverton, Devonshire, Linen-Draper and Machinist.
William Prideaux Gilborn, formerly of Marine-barracks, Stonehouse, Devonshire, afterwards on board His Majesty's ship Talavera, lying at Sheerness, Kent, and at Portsmouth, Hampshire, then of the Marine-barracks aforesaid, subsequently on board His Majesty's ship San Josef, lying in Hamoaze, Devonshire, on active service, and late of No. 19, Clarence-place, Stonehouse, on half-pay, Captain of Marines.
William Cole Crews, formerly of No. 86, Duke-street, Devonport, and of No. 5, Parade, Plymouth, Devonshire, in partnership with Nicholas George Crews, under the firm of N. and W. Crews, as Curriers and Leather-Cutters, and late of No. 86, Duke-street aforesaid, Currier and Leather-Cutter.
George Pearson, of Barnstaple, Devonshire, Working Cutler and Ironmonger.
Reuben Barratt, late of Sidmouth, Devonshire, Tailor and Draper.
Thomas Tucker, late of Paignton, Devonshire, Surveyor of Turnpike-roads and Road and Bridge Contractor.
Nicholas George Crews, formerly of No. 86, Duke-street, Devonport, and No. 5, Parade, Plymouth, Devonshire, in partnership with William Cole Crews, under the firm of N. and W. Crews, as Curriers and Leather Cutters, and late of No. 5, Parade aforesaid, and of Richmond-street, Plymouth, Journeyman Currier and Leather Cutter.
James Bray, formerly of No. 11, and late of No. 7, Edgecumbe-street, East Stonehouse, Devonshire, Furnishing Ironmonger and Tin-Plate Worker.
John Randall, formerly of No. 16, Catherine-street, Devonport, Devon, Haberdasher, Dealer in Plate, and General Salesman and Auctioneer, then of No. 73, George-street, Devonport, Auctioneer, Commission-Agent, and late of No. 57 George-street aforesaid, Auctioneer, Appraiser, Accountant, and Commission Agent.
Thomas Elliott, late of Tavistock-street, Stoke, near Plymouth, Devon, Grocer and Baker, whose son, John Elliott, sometime since carried on the business of a Grocer and Tea Dealer at No. 9, Granby-street, Devonport, under the firm of Elliott and Son.
Benedict Toby, late of Collaton Rawleigh, Devonshire, Blacksmith and Victualler, and lately Blacksmith.
James Brown, formerly of Tavistock, Devon, Carpenter, afterwards of Gravesend, parish of Anthony, Cornwall, and lately of Clarence-place, Devonport, Carpenter, Builder, Appraiser, Contractor, and Lodging House Keeper.
Richard Edmonds, formerly of No. 39, and late of No. 36, Catherine-street, Devonport, Devonshire, Man's-Mercer and Tailor.
William Boddman, late of Tiverton, Devonshire, Coach-Painter and Letter of Gigs and Horses.

London Gazette - Issue 19472 published on the 3 March 1837

At the Court-House, at Plymouth, in the County of Devon, on the 25th day of March 1837, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon.
John Shaftain, Master Baker, late of No. 54, Southside-street, Plymouth, Devonshire.
Thomas Winkley, late of Plymouth, Devonshire, Straw Bonnet-Maker.

London Gazette - Issue 19516 published on the 4 July 1837

At the Court-House, at Exeter, in the County of Devon, on the 25th day of July 1837, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon.
Joseph Vinicombe, formerly of Martin-street, Exeter, Fruiterer and Dealer in Tobacco and Porter, and late of No. 2, Shilhay Cottages, Commercial-road, Exeter, out of business.
James Coombe, late of Blackborough, in the parish of Kentisbeare, Devonshire, Farmer, General Shopkeeper, and Quarryman.
Mary Ann Woodmason, late of Totness, Devonshire, Widow and Fancy Haberdasher.
Nicholas Hardy, heretofore of Penny-come, Quick, near Newtown, then of No. 14, Oxford-row, Both in Plymouth, Devonshire, Cowkeeper, Dairyman and Grazier, afterwards of No. 40, Cambridge-street, Plymouth, Labourer, also during the above residences Sergeant of the Staff of the South Devon Militia, and late a Turnkey at the Devon and county Gaol, near Exeter, a retired Sergeant from the said South Devon Militia, his wife following the occupation of a Laundress.
James Sercombe, heretofore of No. 16, Upper East Smithfield, Middlesex, Boot and Shoe Maker and Dealer in Boots and Shoes, then of Hennock, Devonshire, Boot and Shoe Maker and Farmer, and late of Dawlish, Devonshire, Grocer and Shopkeeper.
John Bridgman, heretofore of Appledore, in the parish of Northam, Devonshire, then of High-street, then of Joy-street, then of Boutport-street, Barnstaple, Devonshire, then of Ebberley-street, Barnstaple, and also of Appledore aforesaid, and late of Appledore aforesaid, Joiner and Cabinet Maker, occasionally working as a Painter and Glazier, arrested by the name and description of John Bridgman, late of Georgeham, Devonshire, Yeoman.
Charles Henry Repath, late of West Hooe, in the parish of Plymstock, Devonshire, Builder, Shipwright, and Ship-Owner.
John Sprake, late of the George Inn, Ridgway, in the parish of Plympton Maurice, Devonshire, Innkeeper.
George Sargent Stocker, heretofore of Sidmouth, Devon, then of No. 3, Bank-buildings, Princes-street, London, then of No. 33, Southampton-row, Russell-square, then of No. 7, Claremont-square, Islington, then of Gray's-inn-lane, all in Middlesex, then of No. 40 Upper Stamford-street, then of Southwark-square, borough, then of No. 20, Kennington-place, Kennington-road, all in Surrey, then of No. 7, afterwards of No. 1 Upper Gower-street, North, Middlesex, occasionally visiting Sidmouth aforesaid, Medical Student, afterwards of Sidmouth aforesaid and late of Colyton, Devonshire, Surgeon.
Edward Ebenezer Suggett, formerly of No. 5, Tavistock-street, Devonport, Devonshire, Haberdasher, Hosier, and Draper, and late of the Tavistock Inn, Tavistock-street, aforesaid, Victualler.
John Sloman West Herring, formerly of No. 56, Cambridge-street, Plymouth, Devonshire, then of Fore-street, Devonport, Devonshire, afterwards of No. 2, Princes-place, Kennington-cross, Surrey, then of Ashley-crescent, City-road, London, Articled Clerk, then of No. 49, Duke-street, Devonport aforesaid, then of Crediton, Devonshire, afterwards of Torpoint, Cornwall, Attorney at Law, and late of the Royal Vauxhall Theatre, Vauxhall-street, Plymouth aforesaid, Attorney at Law and Manager of the said Theatre.
Henry Passmore, late of Great Torrington, Devonshire, Boot and Shoe Maker.
Edward Abbott, late of Mamhead, Devonshire, Black-Smith.
George Hawkins, late of Bampton, Devonshire, Farmer.
Henry Ackland Carslake, formerly of Borcombe Farm, Colyton, then of the village of Branscombe, afterwards of Waddon Farm, Colyton, all in Devonshire, Farmer, and Executor of the last will and testament of William Carslake, of Borcombe Farm aforesaid, Gentleman, deceased, and late of Colyton aforesaid, out of business.
William Cartwright, formerly of Okehampton, and late of Winkleigh, both in Devonshire, Surgeon and Apothecary.
Samuel Rabjohns, late of Longbrook-street, Exeter, Slater and Plasterer.
Samuel Heath, late of Totness, Devonshire, Black and White-Smith.

At the Court-House, at the City of Exeter, on the 25th day of July 1837, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon.
George Andress, late of the Cavalry Barracks, Exeter, Victualler and Journeyman Coach-Maker.
William Osmond heretofore of Theatre-street, in Exeter, Innkeeper and Letter of a Gig and Horses to Hire, then Fly Proprietor, and Letter of Saddle Horses and a Gig to Hire, then of Paul-street, Exeter, Fly Proprietor and Letter of Saddle Horses and a Gig to Hire and late of the same place, Fly Driver.
Martha Mayo Allen, Spinster, formerly of No. 65, Fore-Street, Exeter, in copartnership with Mary Cann, as Milliners and Dress Makers, and late of North-street, Exeter, Milliner and Dress-Maker.
Henry Reedle, heretofore of Mint-lane, and afterwards of Bartholomew-street, Exeter, Slater, Plasterer, and Huckster.
James Tucker, heretofore of Exwick, in the parish of Saint Thomas the Apostle, Devonshire, Miller and late of Bridge-street, Exeter, Baker, Tea-Dealer, Grocer and Corn and Flour-Factor.
Richard Dunsford the elder, late of No. 55, High-street, Exeter, Cutler, some time carrying on business at that place with Richard Dunsford the younger, as Cutlers, under the firm of Dunsford and Son.

London Gazette - Issue 19517 published on the 7 July 1837

At the Court-House, at Plymouth, in the County of Devon, on the 31st day of July 1837, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon.
Charles Muden, late of George-street, Devonport, Devonshire, Tea-Dealer and Grocer.

London Gazette - Issue 19554 published on the 31 October 1837

At the Court-House, at the City of Exeter, on the 22d day of November 1837, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon.
William Linscott, formerly of Ide, Devonshire, Miller and Baker, and late of Crickle Pitt-Mill, Saint Mary Steps, Exeter, Miller.
John Osborne Hamlin, formerly of Starcross Devonshire, Baker and Grocer, then of No. 23, Magdalen-street, Exeter, Baker and Grocer, afterwards of Bridge-street, Exeter, Baker and Grocer, and late of No. 26, Magdalen-street aforesaid, Baker and Grocer.
Thomas Needs, late of No. 32, Saint Sidwell-street, Exeter, Watch and Clock Repairer.
John Blackmore Tuckett, formerly of Bartholomew-street, Exeter, Builder, afterwards in partnership with Thomas Ewens, under the firm of Tuckett and Ewens, of Bartholomew-street aforesaid, Builder, and late of Builder, Undertaker, and Paper-Hanger.
Israel Silverston, formerly of No. 95, and late of No. 107, Fore-street, Exeter, Clothes Salesman and Watch-Maker.
Hephzibah Cragg, Spinster, formerly of No. 96, then of No. 20, and late of No. 26, Sidwell-street, Exeter, Pneumatic Chymist, Medical Electrician, and Galvanist.
Thomas Pitts, late of Friernhay-street, Exeter, Milkman.

At the Court-House, at Exeter, in the County of Devon, on the 22d day of November 1837, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon.
William Bamfield Tolley, heretofore of Paris-street, Exeter, Hair-Dresser, then of the Angel Hotel, Tiverton, Devonshire, Innkeeper, and late of Heavitree, out of business, his wife before her marriage with him being the daughter and administratrix of Elizabeth Glanville, late of Tiverton, Widow, who was executrix of John Glanville, of same place, Innkeeper, her deceased Husband.
William Woolland, late of St. Thomas the Apostle, Devonshire, Attorney at Law.
William Morgan, late of Market-street, Devonport, Baker.
John Northey, late of Maristown, Devonshire, Farmer.
Walter Seymour Clatworthy, formerly of Old Town-street, Plymouth, Devonshire, Currier and Leather-Cutter, afterwards of Chapple-street, Devonport, then of the Commercial Inn, Newport-street, Stonehouse, Devonshire, Innkeeper, Currier, and Leather-Cutter, and late of No. 1, Maida Tavern, Morrice-town, Devonport, Journeyman Currier.
Richard Bussell, formerly of West Teignmouth, Devonshire, Baker and Confectioner, then of Torquay, Devonshire, Baker, Confectioner, and Victualler, and late of Tor, Devonshire, Baker and Confectioner.
William Snell, formerly of Totness, Devonshire, Draper, Hosier, and Glover, then out of business, afterwards Draper's Assistant to Peter Manus and Co. of Treville-street, Plymouth, then Assistant to Messrs. Bull and Wilson, Drapers, No. 93, St. Martin's-lane, Middlesex, then Assistant to William Worth, Linen-Draper, Totness, and late of Totness, Linen-Draper, whose wife is a Milliner at same place.
Samuel Poole, formerly of Ashill, Somersetshire, then of South Petherton, same county, afterwards of Langport, same county, and late of Torquay, Devonshire, Tailor and Draper at each of said places.
William Blight, late of South Brent, Devonshire, Boot and Shoe-Maker.
Richard Ward, late of French-street, East Teignmouth, Devonshire, Black and Whitesmith and Farmer.
John Elliott, late of Newton Abbot, Devonshire, Boot and Shoe-Maker.
William Russell, late of Halberton, Devonshire, Butcher.
John Jefferey, late of Ashprington, Devonshire, Boot and Shoe-Maker.
John Bone, late of Church-street, Stoke Damerel, Devonshire, House Carpenter and Peace Officer.
Richard Langdon, late of Paington, Devonshire, Boot and Shoe-Maker.
Philip Bridge, late of Paington and Brixham, Devonshire, Shoe-Maker.
Robert Legg, heretofore of Withycombe Rawleigh, Devonshire, Victualler and Labourer, then of Exmouth, then of Budleigh Salterton, afterwards of Exmouth, then of Woodbury and late of Exmouth, all in Devonshire, Labourer.
James Gitsham, late of No. 13, Queen street, Devonport, Gardener and Porter, formerly Huckster.
George Snell, formerly of North Tawton, and late of Bow, otherwise Nymett Tracy, Devonshire, Farmer and Butcher.
Ann Joll, Widow, heretofore of Pembroke-street, Devonport, Pawnbroker, then of St. Aubyn-street, Devonport, Victualler, afterwards of New-passage, Morrice-town, near Devonport, and late of fort-street, Devonport, out of business, Administratrix of Henry Joll, late of Devonport, Pawnbroker.
Thomas Drewatt Simmons, formerly of Exmouth, Devonshire, Printer, Bookbinder, Stationer, and Bookseller, afterwards of Warminster, Wiltshire, Journeyman Bookbinder and Printer, and late of Sidmouth, Devonshire, Bookbinder, and lately out of business.
James Nosworthy, late of Kuncher's Knowle, Devonshire, Saddler and Harness-Maker.
James Legassicke Pearce, formerly of Modbury, afterwards of Ashburton, Linen-Draper and Tea-Dealer, and late of Brixham, all in Devonshire, Linen-Draper.
Edmund Kiddle, late of Sticklepath, Sampford Courtenay, Devonshire, Miller.
George Marshall, late of East street, Newton Abbott, Devonshire, Pork-Butcher and Pig-Dealer, and Leader of an Entire Horse.
Robert Kellow, formerly of Union street, East Stonehouse, then of the Marine Barracks, then of George-street, then of Stonehouse-mills, then of Hobart-street, all in East Stonehouse, then of said Marine Barracks, Lieutenant in the Royal Marines, then of said Marine Barracks, then of Summerland-terrace, Plymouth, then of Nos. 73 and 26, Durnford-street, East Stonehouse, Devonshire, Captain in the Royal Marines, part of the time abroad, on Service, in Lisbon, in the Mediterranean, and West Indies.
Samuel Crocker, formerly of No. 75, Devonshire-street, Lisson-grove, Middlesex, Journeyman Shoe-Maker, and late of South Zeal, South Tawton, and of Stickepath, Sandford Courtnay, Devonshire, Shoe-Maker.
William Body, late of Knockersknowle, Devonshire, Blacksmith, formerly Turnpike-Gate-Keeper at same place.


1. If any Creditor intends to oppose a Prisoner's discharge, notice of such intention must be given, by entry thereof in the proper page and column of the book kept for that purpose at the Office of the Court, between the hours of Ten in the Forenoon and Four in the Afternoon, three clear days before the day of hearing above mentioned, exclusive of Sunday, and exclusive both of the day of entering such notice and of the said day of hearing; but in the case of a Prisoner for the removal of whom for hearing in the country an order has been obtained, but not carried into effect by the Creditors, notice of opposition will be sufficient if given one clear day before the day of hearing.
N.B. Entrance to the Office in Portugal-street.

2. The petition and schedule, and all books, papers, and writings filed therewith, will be produced by the proper Officer for inspection and examination, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, until the last day for entering opposition inclusive; and copies of the petition and schedule, or such part thereof as shall be required, will be provided by the proper Officer, according to the Act, 7 Geo. 4, c. 57, sec. 76.
3. Notice to produce at the hearing any books or papers filed with the schedule, must be given to the Officer having the custody thereof, within the hours above mentioned on any day previous to the day of hearing.
4. Opposition at the hearing can only be made by the Creditor in person, or by Counsel appearing for him.