Insolvent Debtors - 1841

Articles from the London Gazette

Provided by Lindsey Withers


Pursuant to the Act for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors in England.


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

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:

London Gazette - Issue 19960 published on the 12 March 1841

At the Court-House, at the City of Exeter, in the County of the same City on the 2d day of April 1841, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon precisely.
George Southcott, late of No. 6, Nosworthy-row, Saint Sidwell, Exeter, out of business, previously Coach Proprietor and Coachman, heretofore of Salisbury, Wiltshire, before then of Wincanton, Somersetshire, Coach Proprietor and Coachman, before then of No. 2, Long-brook-terrace, Exeter, Coach Guard.
Rebecca Cullum, late of Goldsmith-street, Exeter, Bookbinder, Printer and Stationer, formerly also Patent Medicine Vendor, Widow and Executrix of Robert Cullum, of the same place, Printer, Bookbinder, Stationer, and Patent Medicine Vendor, deceased.
Joseph Thomas Watson, heretofore a Prisoner for Debt in the Gaol of Saint Thomas the Apostle, Devonshire, and late of Paris-street, Exeter, Master in the Royal Navy.
John Callaway, late of Saint Sidwell's, Exeter, Slater and Plasterer.
Robert Saunders Ganniclefft, late of Edmund-street, in the parish of Saint Edmund, Fuller and Clerk of the Parish, previously of the Old Bell Inn, same street, Victualler, Fuller, and Clerk of the Parish, formerly of Lent-terrace, Saint Mary's-steps, before then of Improvement-place and Cricklepitt-mills, then of West-street, and then of Banbury, Fuller and clerk of the Parish of Saint Edmund aforesaid, all in Exeter.
Frederick guy, late of No. 14, Salutary-place, Saint Sidwell's, Exeter, previously of No. 5, Paris-street, Exeter, previously of Colleton-buildings, Exeter, previously of No. 9, Phillips-street, Kingsland-road, London, previously of Whitmore-road, Hoxton, London, and formerly of Saint Giles'-street, Northampton, Schoolmaster.
Sarah Bristow, late of No. 135, Fore-street, Exeter and previously of Bartholomew-street, Exeter, Wine, Beer, ale, and Spirit Dealer.
Charles Hepper, heretofore of Paul-street, Exeter, Poulterer and Pork Butcher, and late of Waterbeer-street, Exeter, Pork Butcher and Eating Housekeeper.

At the Court-House, at Exeter, in the County of Devon, on the 2d day of April 1841, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon precisely.
Robert Wood, late of Newton Bushell, Devonshire, heretofore Carter, Labourer, and Innkeeper, and lately Carter and Labourer.
Richard Heath, late of Totnes, Devonshire, Baker and Innkeeper, formerly Baker.
John Robins Vivian, formerly of Saint Austle, Cornwall, Linen Draper, then of No. 28, Bread-street, London, Commission Traveller, then of No. 133, Cheapside, London, in partnership with Alfred Rabbett, as Shawl and Silk Warehousemen, under the firm of Vivian, Rabbett, and Co. then of East Stonehouse, Devonshire, and of No. 17, Aldermanbury, London, Shawl and Silk Warehouseman, and late of No. 45, Park-street, Plymouth, Devonshire, out of business, occasionally Dealer and Mine Shares.
John Ash, late of Culver-street, Chudleigh, Devonshire, Joiner and Carpenter.
James Mansfield, late of Exmouth, Devonshire, Schoolmaster and Bookseller.
John Crocket, late of the Royal Naval Hospital, East Stonehouse, Devonshire, Superannuated Surgeon in the Royal Navy, formerly Surgeon in the Navy, Medical Storekeeper, and Junior Surgeon in the Navy, Medical Storekeeper, and Junior Surgeon of that Establishment, previously of Her Majesty's Dock-yard of that Establishment, before then of Her Majesty's Dock-yard at Portsmouth, Hants, Surgeon in the royal Navy and Assistant Surgeon of that Establishment, before then of the Mangler Convict Ship, as Sea-Surgeon Superintendant, formerly of Maghan, in the county of Londonderry, Ireland Surgeon in the Royal Navy.
Henry Martin, late of Starcross, Kenton, out of business previously of West Teignmouth, and formerly of East Teignmouth, Devonshire, Linen and Woollen Draper, Silk Mercer and haberdasher.
John Marks Harding, late of Cross-street, Barnstaple and Fremington, formerly of Cross-street, Barnstaple and Fremington, formerly of Cross-street aforesaid, and Tavistock, all in Devonshire, Carver, Gilder, Furniture Broker, Farmer and Postmaster.
John Powell, late of Lamerton, Devonshire, out of business, formerly Farmer and Innkeeper, previously of Milton Abbott, Devonshire, Farmer.
Phillip Webber, late of Braunton, Devonshire, Gentleman, formerly Lieutenant in the Royal Navy.
Richard Vicary, late of the Theatre Inn, High-street, Barnstaple, Devonshire, Victualler and Post-master.
Edmund Pasmore, late of Bodmin, Cornwall, Boot and Shoe-Maker.
Henry Hannabus, late of Halberton, Devonshire, Dairyman and Labourer, and lately Labourer.
William Besley, late of Cullumpton, Devonshire, out of business, previously of Langford Budville, near Milverton, Somersetshire, Farmer, before then of Thomsille-cottage, Tiverton, Devonshire, out of business, formerly of Coombs Hays, Tiverton, aforesaid, Farmer.
James Cloke Yole, late of No. 33, Edgecumbe-street, and Market-street, East Stonehouse, Devonshire, out of business formerly Coal Merchant and Dealer in Wood.
William Joce, formerly of Loxhore, Devonshire, lately of Combmartin, Devonshire, Farmer.
Charles Henry Bamber, late of No. 74, Union-street, Stonehouse, Devonshire, previously of No. 41, Ker-street, Devonport, Devonshire, previously on a voyage with Scotch Emigrants to Australia, per the merchant barque Asia, his wife and family, during such voyage, residing at No. 41, Ker-street, Devonport aforesaid, previously of Saint Austle's, Cornwall, previously of Grampound, Cornwall, previously of Union-place, Plymouth, Devonshire, and formerly a Prisoner for Debt, in Saint Thomas the Apostle, Devonshire, Surgeon and Apothecary.
Richard Jewell, late of No. 7, Moon-street, Plymouth, Devonshire, Green Grocer, Superannuated Baker in Her Majesty's Victualling Office or Yard, near Plymouth aforesaid, and Lodging-Housekeeper.
George Yealland, late of Saint Mary Church, near Torquay, Devonshire, Road Contractor in partnership with Edward Garratt, previously of South Molton, Devonshire, Road Contractor and Huckster, formerly of Stokeinteignhead, Devonshire, Road Contractor, before then of Crewys Morchard, Devonshire, Huckster and Road Contractor, in partnership with said Edward Garratt, before then of Torquay, Devonshire, Road Contractor, in partnership with said Edward Garratt, before then of Moreton Hampstead, Devonshire, Farmer, Dealer in Oats, Renter of Turnpike Tolls, and Road Contractor, before then of Saint Mary Church aforesaid, Road Contractor.
Thomas Williams, late of Long Ham, in the parish of Bridestow, Devonshire, Farmer, formerly Farmer and Beer Seller.
John Cune, late of Saint Mary Church, Devonshire, Sawyer and Carpenter, Beer and Cider Seller.
William John Bedell Cosway, late of Tiverton, Devonshire, Labourer, Beer Seller, Cider Seller, Dealer in Porter and Tobacco by Retail and lately Gardener and Green Grocer.
George Payne, late of Axminster, Devonshire, Labourer, out of business, formerly Farmer and Carrier.
Richard Branscombe, late of Newton Abbott, Devonshire, Baker and Flour Dealer.
James Ryan, late of Nos. 3, 4, and 11, Waldron-terrace, Torquay, Devonshire, Lodging Housekeeper and Waiter, his wife carrying on business as a Laundress, and previously of Southernhay, Exeter, Gentleman's Servant, his wife a Laundress.
William Milton Pugsley, late of the Heart of Oak Inn, Boutport-street, Victualler, previously of the King's Arms Inn, High-street, both in Barnstaple, Devonshire, Victualler and Licenced Post-master.
Joseph Lory Hobbs, late of Fore-street, Kingsbridge, Devonshire, Millwright and Commission Seller of Earthenware and Glass, previously of the same place, Millwright, and Dealer in Earthenware, Glass, Coffee, and Tea, formerly Millwright and Baker.
Horatio Steele, late of No. 2, Back of King-street, before then of Cat-street, before then of No. 11, Higher-lane, before then of No. 74, Cambridge-lane, before then of No. 9, Morley-lane, before then of No. 4, Lower-street, all in Plymouth, Devonshire, formerly of No. 10, Gun-wharf-wall, Devonport, Devonshire, Superannuated Cook in the Royal Navy.
Henry Abbott the elder, late of North Molton, Devonshire, Wool Stapler, Comber and Woollen Manufacturer.
John Reed, late of Winsham, in the parish of Braunton, Devon, Farmer and Labourer.
John Henry Grant, late of Bideford, Devonshire, out of business, previously Maltster, Innkeeper and Victualler, Farmer and Dairyman, occasional Dealer in Corn, Hay, Apples, and Coals, also Licenced to Let Horses and a Phaeton and Gig, and latterly Horses only at Hire, and formerly of Bideford aforesaid, Maltster.
William Hamlyn Windeatt, late of Shaldon, Devonshire, Mason and Plasterer, his wife a Straw Bonnet Maker, at Shaldon aforesaid.
William Woollett Noble, late on board Her Majesty's ship Caledonia, lying in the Hamoaze, Plymouth, previously at the Barracks, Chatham, previously of No. 7, Cecil-street, Strand, London, and formerly of the Barracks, Chatham, Lieutenant of Marines.
Elizabeth Chown, late of Bicton-street, Exmouth, Devonshire, and previously of Wellington-place, Exmouth aforesaid, Grocer, Draper, and Dress Maker.
Andrew Niner, heretofore of Totnes, Devonshire, Tea Dealer and Grocer, then of Dartington, Devonshire, out of business, and late Tea Dealer.
Thomas Manning, late of Bampton-street, Tiverton, Devonshire, Carter and Labourer.
Peter Squire, late of Linton, Devonshire, Labourer, formerly Labourer and Farmer.

London Gazette - Issue 19997, published on the 9 July 1841

At the Court-House, at Exeter, in the County of Devon, on the 31st day of July 1841, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon precisely.
George Baker, late of Gunstone-lane, Bideford, Devonshire, Grocer, Earthenware Dealer, and Basket Maker.
John Carpenter, late of St. Thomas the Apostle, Devonshire, previously of No. 2, Grosvenor-place, St. Sidwell, Exeter, out of business, and formerly of Angel-hill, Tiverton, Devonshire, Linen Draper.
John Tremlett brewer, late of King-street, Tavistock, Devonshire, Veterinary Surgeon, previously of the Exeter Inn, Tavistock aforesaid, Innkeeper, previously of the White Hart, Holsworthy, Devonshire, previously of Tavistock aforesaid, Veterinary Surgeon, and formerly of Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devonshire, Veterinary Surgeon.
Charles Fryer, late of No. 10, Oxford-street, Plymouth, Devonshire, Clerk in the employ of Messrs. Bryant Burnell and Co. of Plymouth aforesaid, Sugar Refiners, previously of Charlton, near Dover, Kent, and Kingsbridge, Devonshire, Tea Dealer, Coffee Roaster, and Grocer.
John Davis, late of Fore-street, Totness, Devonshire, Brush Maker.
John Daw, late of Fore-street, Totness, Devonshire, Shoe Maker.
Thomas Christopher Saunders, late of Heavitree, Devonshire, Bread and Biscuit Baker, occasionally Guard of Coaches running from Exeter to London.
Thomas Pyle, of Tormoham, Devonshire, Coppersmith, Brazier, and Tin Plate Worker.
James Smith late of No. 7, Cowick-street, St. Thomas the Apostle, Devonshire, previously of No. 2, Summerland-street, St. Sidwell, city of Exeter, Draper, Tea Dealer, and Hawker.
John Underhill, late of Trewsweis, St. Leonard's, near Exeter, Devonshire, Millwright, previously of Crediton, Devonshire, Millwright, previously of Marsh-mill, Plympton St. Mary, Devonshire, Millwright, before then of William-street, Plymouth, Devonshire, Millwright, and before then of Ridgeway, Plympton St. Mary, Devonshire, Innkeeper and Millwright.
James Martin the elder, late of Regent-place, East Teignmouth, Devonshire, Baker, Confectioner and Lodging-housekeeper, previously of same place, Lodging-housekeeper, and Keeper of the Public Assembly Rooms, Bowthort-street, Barnstaple, Devonshire, Innkeeper, Renter, and Superintendant of such Rooms, formerly of Regent-place, East Teignmouth aforesaid, Baker, Confectioner, Innkeeper and Lodging-housekeeper.
Thomas Cowley, late of Kener, Devonshire, and of the King's Arms Inn, Dorchester, Dorsetshire, previously of Littleton, Hampshire and Newmarket, Suffolk, and formerly of Henry-street, Vauxhall-road, Surrey, Groom, Rider, and Trainer of Race Horses.
Henry Paramore, late of Lysson, near Plymouth, and of George-street, Devonport, previously of No. 47, Union-street, Stonehouse, all in Devonshire, Wine and Spirit Merchant, and Coal Merchant, formerly of No. 48, Union-street aforesaid, Coal Merchant, in partnership with Henry Marsh, under the firm of Paramore and Marsh.
Henry George John Wildman, late of High-street, Barnstaple, and of High-street, Ilfracombe, Devonshire, Stationer, Dealer in Piano Fortes and Fancy Goods and Teacher of Music, travelling with an Exhibition of Transparent Paintings.
William Hyde, late of Axminster, Devonshire, Baker and Huckster.
Francis Forster, late of Ugborough, Devonshire, out of business, previously of Whilborough, Kingskerwell, Devonshire, Farmer.
John Baker Tapp, late of South Molton, Devonshire, Saddler and Harness Maker, wife a Milliner, Dress, and Straw Bonnet Maker.
William Vincent Burney, late of Her Majesty's Victualling-office, Cremil-point, near Plymouth, Devonshire, Inspector of Police, and Gunner in the Royal Navy previously of Clowance-street, Gloster-street, Morice-town, and No. 80, Windmill-hill, all in Devonport, Gunner in the Navy at Sea, in Her Majesty's ship Brittania.
William Partridge, late of Witheridge, Devonshire Labourer, previously of Chulmleigh, Devonshire, Innkeeper.
George Sperring, late of Dunkerton, Somersetshire, Carpenter.
Robert Manley, late of West Teignmouth, Devonshire, Innkeeper, Poulterer, and Huckster.
William Matthews, heretofore of Market-place, Bideford, Devonshire, Hat Manufacturer and Innkeeper, and late of Bridge-street, Bideford aforesaid, Hat Manufacturer.
Thomas Wright, late of Alphington, Devonshire, Wheelwright.
James Cottey, late of Sampford Peverell, Devonshire, Seedsman, Gardener, and Labourer.
William Stoyle, late of Maiden-street, Bideford, Devonshire, Stone Mason.
Thomas Cridiford, late of St. Mary Church, Devonshire, Baker and Shopkeeper, previously of St. John's, New Brunswick, America, Baker, his wife a Baker at St. Mary Church, and formerly of St. Mary Church aforesaid, Baker and Grocer.
Henry Froom, late of West Teignmouth, Devonshire, Grocer and Tea Dealer.
John Summers the younger, late of Sampford Peverell, Devonshire, Labourer.

At the Court-House, at the City of Exeter, in the County of the same City, on the 31st day of July 1841, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon precisely.
John Cloak Blackmore, late of Langbrook-street, Exeter, Baker and Grocer.
Frederick Spratt, heretofore of High-street, then of Paris-street, and late of Catherine-street, Exeter, Tin Plate Worker.
William Henry Smale, late of No. 8, South-street, previously of No. 2, Milk-street, formerly of No. 5, North-street, and of Northernhay-road, Exeter, Butcher, whose wife kept a School at No. 8, South-street aforesaid.
Charles Harding, heretofore of Palace-street, then of Coombe-street, then of Palace and South-street, afterwards of Market-street, and late of Halloway-street, all in Exeter, Cabinet-Maker.
John Mitchell, heretofore of Magdalen-street, Exeter, Innkeeper, Builder, Slate Merchant and Stone Mason, then of West-street, Exeter, Grocer, Huckster, and Beer, Cider, and Tobacco Seller by Retail, and lately Grocer and Huckster.
William Saunders, late of St. Sidwell, Exeter, Baker, Confectioner and Tea-Dealer.

London Gazette - Issue 20034 published on the 5 November 1841

At the Court-House, at Exeter, in the County of Devon, on the 26th day of November 1841, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon precisely.
Thomas Hender the younger, late of Exmouth Inn, Drake-street, Plymouth, Innkeeper, previously of Bude by Stratton, Cornwall, out of business, and previously of the Bude Inn, Bude, Innkeeper.
James Chick, late of Axminster, Devonshire, Bullock Dealer and Jobber, and previously of Higher and Lower Upney Farm, Axminster aforesaid, Farmer.
William Richard Cookney, late of Torquay, Devonshire, previously of Tiverton, Devonshire, previously of Charmouth, Devonshire, previously of Tiverton, Devonshire, and formerly of Chard, Somersetshire, Attorney's Clerk.
Richard Lake, late of Underwood, in Plympton Saint Mary, Devonshire, Baker and Coal Dealer.
Samuel Sanders, late of Totnes, Devonshire, Coach Builder and Wheelwright.
Mary Vicary, late of the Angel Inn, Barnstaple, and Bishop's Tawton, Devonshire, Farmer, Joiner, and Victualler, and late Lender of Horses and Carriages, at Barnstaple aforesaid.
Johanna Ann Lindon, Widow, late of James-street, Molton cove, Devonport, Devonshire, Dealer in Shop Goods, Articles of Wearing Apparel, and Provisions, and Sailor in Her Majesty's Service.
Henry John Paddon, late of No. 33, Whimple-street, Plymouth, and previously of No. 47, Park-street, Plymouth, Auctioneer and Appraiser, and Agent to Insurance Offices.
John Tosswill, late of Howberhayne-farm, Colyton, Devon, Yeoman, previously of the Corn Exchange Tavern, Fore-street, Exeter, Innkeeper and formerly of Denbow-farm, Farringdon, Devon, Yeoman.
Mary Holberton, heretofore of Tavistock-street, then of Barrack-street, Devonport, then of Russell-street, and afterwards of Moseley-place, Plymouth, Devon, Boot and Shoe Maker, and late of Old Town-street, Plymouth, out of business, Widow and Sole Executrix of her late Husband, Alfred Holberton, late of Devonport, Boot and Shoe Maker.
Ann Pile, heretofore of Sidmouth, Devon, Grocer and Tea Dealer, and afterwards Dress Maker and late of Otterton, Devon, Dress Maker.
John Colridge, heretofore of Kingskerswell, and late of Widdecombe, Devon, Farmer and Labourer.
John Branscombe Crews, late of Newton Abbot, Devonshire, Printer, Bookseller, Stationer, Bookbinder, and Toy Dealer.
Thomas Helms, late of Darlington-mills, Devon, Miller and Baker, and Executor of Thomas Helms, of Darlington aforesaid, Yeoman, deceased.
John Martin, late of Holman's-buildings, Devonport, Devon, Labourer, and previously of Marlborough-street, Devonport, Common Porter, Carrier, and Flour Dealer.
Thomas Worster, heretofore of Navy-row, Devonport, then at Sea, on board Her Majesty's Ship the Ariadne, of Portsmouth, then at Sea, on board the Ship the North Star, afterwards of Portsmouth aforesaid, then at Sea, on board the Salone, and afterwards on board the Tyne, then again of Portsmouth, then at Sea, on board the Thunder, and late of No. 6, Tamer-quay, New-passage, Devonport, Warrant Officer in the Navy.
Peter Reddicliffe, late of Broomparks, North Brenton, Launceston, Devon, Labourer, and previously of Old-ditch, Mary Tavy, Devon, Yeoman.
John Chappell, late of Marwood, and previously of Pilton, out of business, formerly of Instow, all in Devon, Farmer.
John Sydenham, late of High-street, Honiton, Devonshire, Cabinet Maker.

At the Court-House, at the City of Exeter, in the County of the same City, on the 26th day of November 1841, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon precisely.
John Kelland, late of Bartholomew-street, Exeter, Baker.
Ebenezer Bayly, late of No. 169, Fore-street, Exeter, Straw Plait and Bonnet Dealer, and Warehouseman.
Thomas Ramster, of No. 11, Russell-street, Exeter, then of No. 22, Queen-street, Plymouth, Devon, then of Rackstreet, and late of Pancras-street, Exeter, Saddle Tree Maker.
Robert Vickery, late of Sidwell, Exeter, Dairy Man and Labourer.


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 a 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 schedule, or such part thereof as shall be required, will be provided by the proper Officer, according to the Act, 1 and 2 Vict. 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.