Insolvent Debtors - 1838

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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 19594 published on the 2 March 1838

At the Court-House, at Exeter, in the County of Devon, on the 26th day of March 1838, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon.
George White, heretofore of Charlotte-street, Morice-town, Devonport, Devonshire, Baker, then at sea on board Her Majesty's ship Portland, and afterwards of Her Majesty's ship Scout, on the Mediterranean station, Servant to the officers on board the said vessels, then of Stoke, Devonshire, out of business, and late of Charlotte-street, Devonport, Baker.
George Raymond, heretofore of Duke-street, Devonport, Joiner and Cabinet-Maker, then of Fore-street, East Stonehouse, Devonshire, Baker, and late of Charlotte-terrace, Morice-town, Devonport, Journeyman Carpenter.
John Motton, late of West Teignmouth, Devonshire, Ship-Master, Ship Owner, and Coal-Dealer.
William Otto Patch, formerly of Trafalgar-cottage, George-place, Greenwich, Kent, Clerk in the Council-Office, Whitehall, Middlesex, afterwards of Willeycombe Raleigh, and late of Exmouth, in Littleham, Devonshire, Superanuated Clerk.
Edwin Augustus Rounsevell, formerly of Barnstaple, Devonshire, then of Bude, Cornwall, afterwards of Holsworthy, then of Hartland, Devonshire, again of Bude, then of James-street, Exeter, again of Barnstaple aforesaid, and late of Dawlish, Devonshire, Gentleman.
Sarah Blackmore Leach, Spinster, late of Kerswell, parish of Broadhembury, Devonshire, Dress-Maker and Shop-keeper.
John Ley, formerly of Back-lane, and late of the Quay, Barnstaple, Devonshire, Builder and Innkeeper.
David Ramsey Paramore formerly of Bath-street, Plymouth, Devonshire, in business with David Paramore, under the firm of David Paramore and Son, of Plymouth Coal-Dealers, and late of Bath-street, Plymouth aforesaid, Coal-Dealers and Merchants.
Silus Sheen, formerly of Burliscombe, and late of Culmstock, both in Devonshire, Labourer and Dealer in Coals.
Benjamin Dodge, late of Fore-street, Tiverton, Devonshire, Mercer and Draper.
William Maer, late of East Teignmouth, Devonshire, Tea-Dealer, Grocer, Baker, Chinaman, Dealer in Earthenware, and Stone Mason, then of Thomas-street, Bristol, Journeyman Stone-mason, his wife during his absence continuing to carry on said business at East Teignmouth aforesaid, and late again of East Teignmouth, Tea Dealer, Grocer, Baker, Chinaman, Dealer in Earthenware, and Stone Mason.
Thomas Taverner, late of Alphington, Devonshire, Butcher and Farmer.
Jane Brown, formerly of Sandford, Devonshire, Miller and late of Matford Mills, Alphington, Devonshire, Widow, out of business.
John Davis, formerly of Anchor-lane and late of Little Quay, Barnstaple, Devonshire, Baker.
James Hewett Loye, formerly of Kingston, and afterwards of Halberton, both in Devonshire, Maltster, and late of Union Inn, Modbury, Devonshire, Innkeeper.
John Thomas Madge, late of St. John's-street, Devonport, Devonshire, Baker.
John Tapley, late of Bideford, Devonshire, Currier and Leather-Cutter.
Thomas Hardin, late of Totnes, Devon, and of Back-street, Mancell-street, island of Guernsey, Brush-Maker.
Richard Uglow the younger, heretofore of Morice-street, afterwards of Catherine-street, Devonport, Devonshire, in partnership with Richard Uglow, of Cambridge-street, Plymouth, as Bread and Biscuit Bakers, under the firm of Richard Uglow and Son, then of New York, America, afterwards of Cambridge-street, Plymouth aforesaid, Journeyman Baker, and late of Modley-street, Plymouth, Baker.
Henry Mead, late of Gold-street, Tiverton, Devonshire, Printer, Bookseller and Auctioneer.
William Holman Berry, late of Bradninch, Devonshire, Painter, Plumber, and Glazier, Dealer in Gunpowder and Shot.
Joseph Hutchings, formerly of Powderham, afterwards of Kinton, both in Devonshire, Farmer and late of Kinton, out of business.
Thomas Sharland, late of Stoodleigh, Devonshire, Veterinary Surgeon
William Dowdall, formerly of the Fountain Inn, Holland-street, Barnstaple, Devonshire, Victualler, Painter and Glazier, then of Castle-lane, and late of Vicarage-street, Barnstaple, aforesaid, Painter and Glazier.

At the Court-House, at the City of Exeter, on the 26th day of March 1838, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon.
John Cross, late of No. 138, Fore-street-hill, and of Rock Close-lane, Fore-street-hill aforesaid, Exeter, Furniture-Broker and Cabinet Maker.
Thomas Davey, heretofore of Martin-street, then of the Butcher-row, Exeter, Pork-Butcher, Huckster and Journeyman Carpenter, afterwards Beer, Porter, Cyder, and Tobacco Seller, then of Paris-street, Exeter, Huckster and Journeyman Carpenter, and late of Baker-buildings, Saint Sidwells, Exeter, Journeyman Carpenter.
John Matthews the younger, heretofore of Brook-street, West Teignmouth, Devon, Baker, then of North-street, Exeter, Journeyman Baker, and late of Hart's-row, Exeter, Baker.
George Westlake, late of Preston-street, Exeter, Builder, Plasterer, and Slater.
Sarah Lipscombe, formerly of the Marine Hotel, Teignmouth, Devon, Innkeeper and lately residing at Grove's Hotel, Saint Mary's-yard, Exeter, out of business.
John Nelson Piper, formerly of No. 26, High-street, Exeter, Chymist, Druggist, and Dealer in Tobacco, and Patent Medicines, and late of No. 3, Paris street, Exeter, out of business.
George Cross, heretofore of Milk-street, and late of High-street, Exeter, Bookbinder, Stationer and Bookseller, in business behind No. 14, High-street, Exeter, surviving Executor under the will of William Cross, late of Exeter, Butcher, deceased.

London Gazette - Issue 19595 published on the 6 March 1838

At the Court-House, at Plymouth, in the County of Devon, on the 29th day of March 1838, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon.
John Beer, formerly of Backwall-street, and late of Tavistock-street, Plymouth, Devonshire, Cabinet-Maker, his Workshops being first in How's-lane and latterly in Clarence-street, Plymouth.
William Webb, formerly of Frankfort-street, and late of Raleigh-street, Plymouth, Devonshire, Cabinet-Maker, his Workshops being first in Frankfort-street, and latterly in Raleigh-street, Plymouth, his wife a Dress-Maker, in Franckford-street, Raleigh-street, aforesaid.

London Gazette - Issue 19633 published on the 6 July 1838

At the Court-House, at Exeter, in the County of Devon, on the 30th day of July 1838, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon.
Maria Lane, Widow, formerly of Rockbear, then of Heavitree, Devonshire, then of Catherine-street, Exeter, Butcher and late of No. 15, Paris-street, Exeter, Lodging-Housekeeper.
Gregory Seccombe, formerly of Tavistock, Devonshire, Tailor and Mercer, late Mercer, Draper, and Tailor there, and at Bude, Cornwall, in partnership with Samuel Simpson Seccombe, under the firm of G. and S. Seccombe, as mercers, Drapers and Tailors.
Sophia Wood, late of Starcross, Henton, Devonshire, Grocer and victualler and lately Victualler, in the name of her son, William Wood.
George Howard, late of Collumpton, Devonshire, Carver, Gilder, and Dealer in Toys, Pattens, Clogs, Stationery, and Repairer of Umbrellas and Parasols, part of the time also Grocer, Hair-Dresser, Dealer in Furniture and China.
Dennis Granville, formerly of No. 38, Union-street, Plymouth, Devonshire, Lodging-Housekeeper, Pastry-Cook, Confectioner, Bread and Biscuit Baker, then of No. 11, Whimpole-street, Plymouth, Pastry-Cook, and Confectioner, and late of James-street, Devonport, Devonshire, Journeyman Confectioner.
Thomas Ladd, late of No. 3, Gascoigne Cottages, and Briton-side, Plymouth, Devonshire, Coal-Merchant and General Agent, lately out of business.
Samuel Simpson Seccombe, late of Tavistock, Devonshire, Mercer, Tailor, and Draper there, and at Bude, Cornwall, in partnership with Gregory Seccombe, under the firm of G. and S. Seccombe, as Mercers, Tailors and Drapers.
James Brown, late of Tiverton, Devonshire, Tailor, Hatter and Mercer.
William Troake, formerly of Newton Poppleford, Devonshire, Shoe-Maker and Dairyman, and late of Colyton Rawleigh, Devonshire, Innkeeper.
Stephen Cook, late of Heavitree, Devonshire, Blacksmith, Carpenter, Wheelwright, and Machine-maker.
George Lander, formerly of Tor Moham, Devonshire, afterwards of Rose Cottage, Pennsylvania, Exeter, then of North Villa Spa, near Gloucester, Gloucestershire, and late of Tor Moham aforesaid, Gentleman.
William Brutton, formerly of Varren House, Kenston, Devonshire, and late of Warren Cottage, Kenston aforesaid, Gentleman.
William England, late of Starcross, Kenston, Devonshire, Tailor.
William Jorden, formerly of Ipplepen, Devonshire, then of St. John's, Newfoundland, afterwards of Shalton, Devonshire, Fish and Oil-Merchant, in business with Andrew Howard, at St. John's, Newfoundland, and Shalton, Devonshire, under the firm of Andrew Howard and company, as Fish and Oil-Merchants.
John Newton, formerly of Newton Poppleford, parish of Aylesbeare, Devonshire, afterwards of Green Down, Lyncombe and Widcombe, Somersetshire, and late of Newton Poppleford, Cordwainer.
John Wills, formerly of Windsor-street, Plymouth, Devonshire, Commercial Traveller, afterwards of No. 63, Old Town-street, Plymouth, Hosier, then of No. 35, Chapel-street, Stonehouse, Devonshire, Druggist, and Tea-Dealer, and late of No. 8, Drake-street, Plymouth, Druggist and Chymist.
Margaret Ball, late of Salcombe, parish of Marlborough, Devonshire, Widow, in no business.
John Ball, late of Salcombe, Marlborough, Devonshire, Ship Builder, Ship-Owner, and Timber-Merchant.
James Reeby, formerly of No. 15, Stoke-terrace, Stoke Damerel, Devonshire, then of Waterloo-street, Stoke Damerel aforesaid, and late of No. 5, Cobourg-place, Plymouth, Devonshire, following no business.
William Worth, formerly of Totnes, Devonshire, Linen-Draper, and late of same place, in partnership with Henry Worth, under the firm of William and Henry Worth, at Totnes aforesaid Linen-Drapers.
Elizabeth Ball, late of Salcombe, parish of Marlborough, Devonshire, Single Woman, following no business.
John Hart, late of Cullompton, Devonshire, Innkeeper.
James Blackmore the younger, late of Fore-street, Exmouth, parish of Littleham, Devonshire, Ironmonger and Journeyman Blacksmith.
John Gillard, formerly of No. 13, Briton Side, Plymouth, Devonshire, and late of No. 54, Exeter-street, Plymouth, Grocer and Tea-Dealer.
Henry Worth, formerly of Kingsbridge, Devonshire, Linen-Draper, and late of Totnes, Devonshire, in business with William Worth, in copartnership at Totnes aforesaid, under the firm of William and Henry Worth, as Linen-Drapers.
Thomas Tucker, formerly of Shaldon-green, St. Nicholas, Ship-Wright and late of Stroud, East Teignmouth, Devonshire, Journeyman Ship-Wright.
Walter Calverly Trevelyan, formerly of Torquay, Devonshire, and late a prisoner for debt in the Gaol of St. Thomas the Apostle, Devonshire.
George Nickells, late of Chulmleigh, Devonshire, Victualler.
Thomas Clements, heretofore of Moretonhampstead, then of Chulmleigh, afterwards of Exmouth, and late of Starcross, all in Devonshire, Horse and Cattle-Dealer.
William Baker, late of Fareham-place, Plymouth, Devonshire, Farmer, Gardener, Dairyman and Labourer in Her Majesty's Victualling Yard at Plymouth.
John Walters, heretofore of Chapel-street, and late of George-street, East Stonehouse, Devonshire, Boot and Shoe-Maker.

At the Court-House, at the City of Exeter, on the 30th day of July 1838, at Nine o'Clock in the Forenoon.
Thomas Willey, late of No. 128, Fore-street-hill, Exeter, Boot and Shoe-Maker.
Richard Mountjoy, formerly of Silver-street, and late of Bell-alley, both in Barnstaple, Devonshire, Mason, Huckster, and Beerseller.
John Hayman, formerly of Adelaide-place, and late of No. 4, Russel-street, St. Sidwell, Exeter, Builder and Undertaker.
William Cheeswright the younger, formerly of No. 2, Duncan-place, London-fields, Hackney, Middlesex, Haberdasher, then a prisoner for debt in Whitecross-street Prison, London, again of No. 2, Duncan-place aforesaid, afterwards of Ide, Devonshire, then of Heavitree, Devonshire and late of Paris-street, Exeter, following no business.
Nicholas Mounsdon, formerly of Courck-street, St. Thomas the Apostle, Devonshire, Cowkeeper, then of Spring-gardens, Alphington, Devonshire, afterwards of Whipton, Heavitree, Devonshire, then of John-street, Exeter, and late of St. Sidwells, Exeter, Cowkeeper, Dairyman, and Gardener.
William Chapple the younger, formerly of No. 8, Paragon-place, South-street, then of No. 1, James-street, and No. 18, Holloway-street, all in Exeter, Mason and Bricklayer.
Samuel Scott heretofore of Summerland, and late of Spiller-lane, both in Exeter, Journeyman Carpenter, Huckster and Retailer of Cider.

London Gazette - Issue 19671 published on the 9 November 1838

At the Court-House, at the City of Exeter, on the 3d day of December 1838, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon.
Charles Warwick Dipstale, late of No. 71, South-street, Exeter, Painter and Glazier.

London Gazette - Issue 19672 published on the 13 November 1838

The following PRISONERS, whose Estates and Effects have been vested in the Provisional Assignee by Order of the Court, having filed their Schedules, are ordered to be brought up before a Commissioner on circuit to be dealt with according to the Statute as follows:

At the Court-House, at Exeter Castle, in the County of Devon, on the 4th day of December 1838, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon.
Henry Job, late of Ideford, in the county of Devon, Blacksmith.
Frances Balsom, Widow, late of Newton Abbott, Devonshire, Keeper of a Public Mangle, heretofore also carrying on the business of a Carpenter and Joiner.
James Blackmore, late of Sidmouth, Devonshire, Painter, Glazier, and Paper hanger.
George Goss, formerly of Langley, in the parish of Ilfracombe, Devonshire, Farmer, Cattle-Jobber, and Corn-Dealer, and late of Ilfracombe aforesaid, Labourer.
William Henry Thomas, late of Kingsbridge, Devonshire, previously of Trinity college, Cambridge, formerly of Kingsbridge aforesaid, Gentleman.
Edward Underhill, late of Southtawton, Devonshire, Contractor for Keeping Turnpike-Roads in Repair and Labourer, formerly also Turnpike-Gate-Keeper.
Robert Seaman Gratland, late of Collumpton, Devonshire, Carrier and Dealer in Cheese, Butter, Corn, Oats, and Fish.
John Bond the younger, late of Cowick-street, St. Thomas the Apostle, Devonshire, out of business, formerly Wine and Spirit, Ale, Beer and Porter Dealer and Cooper.
Thomas Nelson Dryden, late of No. 14, P(?) and Norby place, Plymouth, Devonshire, General Commission Agent, Ship-Broker and Accountant part of the time carrying on such business with Richard Phelps, under the firm of Dryden and Phelps, previously of No. 10 Union-place, Plymouth, General Commission Agent, Land Surveyor, Accountant and Auctioneer, before then of Bude, Cornwall, Contractor and General Agent, before then of Falmouth and Truro and Cambourne, all in Cornwall, Printer and Stationer.
Hugh Ford, formerly of the Dolphin Inn, and late of the Exeter Inn, both in Kenton, Devonshire, Victualler, Brewer and Licenced to Let Post Horses.

At the Court-House, at the City of Exeter, on the 3d day of December 1838, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon.
John Priston, late of Friars, Exeter, Carpenter, Joiner and Undertaker, formerly Builder.
'By Rule of Court, twenty days to be deemed sufficient notice in London Gazette'

At the Court-House, at Plymouth, in the County of Devon, on the 6th day of December 1838, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon.
John Rays, late of Cutdown-lane, Labourer, previously of the Regent Inn, Exeter-street, Victualler and formerly of the Saracen's Head Inn, Mill Bay, Victualler, all in Plymouth, Devonshire.

At the Court-House, at Exeter, in the County of Devon, on the 4th day of December 1838, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon.
John Steward Stracy, formerly of Southampton-street, Pentonville, Middlesex, then of Nos. 7 and 6, Furnival's-inn, then of No. 59, Lincoln's inn-fields, then of No. 6, Verulam-buildings, Gray's inn, all in Middlesex, Articled Clerk, sometime residing at Plainsand's Boarding House, Northernhay-place, Exeter, and at the Parsonage, Stoke Damerel, Devonshire, also at No. 6, Verulam buildings and of No. 28, Avery-street, Pimlico, Middlesex, Gentleman, then of No. 14, Gray's inn square, Middlesex, Attorney at Law, in partnership with John Beardmore Wathen, in business as Attorneys and Solicitors, under the firm of Wathen and Stracey, and late of West Buckland, Devonshire, and out of business, occasionally residing at Exeter.


1. If any Creditor intends to oppose a Prisoner's discharge, notice of such intention must be given to the said Prisoner, in writing, three clear days before the day of hearing, exclusive of Sunday and exclusive both of the day of giving such notice, and of the said day of hearing.
2. But in the case of a Prisoner, whom his creditors have removed by an Order of the Court from gaol in or near London, for hearing in the country, such notice of opposition will be sufficient, if given one clear day before the day of hearing.
3. The petition and schedule will be produced by the proper Officer for inspection and examination at the Office of the Court in London, between the hours of ten and four; and copies of the petition and schedules, or such part thereof as shall be required, will be provided by the proper Officer, according to the Act. 1 and 2 Vic. cap. 110. sec. 105.

N.B. Entrance to the Office in Portugal-street, Lincoln's-inn-fields.

4. The duplicate of the petition and schedule, and all books, papers, and writings filed therewith, will be produced for inspection and examination, by the Clerk of the Peace, Town Clerk, or other person with whom the same shall have been directed to be lodged for such purpose, at the Office of such Clerk of the Peace or other person, and copies of the petition and schedule, or such part thereof as shall be required, will be there provided, according to the Act, 7 Geo. 4, c. 57, sec. 77, or 1 and 2 Vict. c. 110, sec. 106, as the case may be.