Insolvent Debtors - 1846

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 20581 published on the 6 March 1846

At the Court-House at Exeter, in the County of Devon, on Monday the 23d day of March 1846, at Tend o'Clock in the Forenoon precisely.
Daniel Butter, late of the London Hotel-tap, Sidmouth, Devonshire, previously of the Marine Hotel-tap, Sidmouth aforesaid, Innkeeper.
William Hayes, late of the Globe Hotel, Plymouth, Devonshire, previously of No. 22, Whitehall-place, Westminster, previously of No. 153, Duke-street, Liverpool, and formerly of No. 11, Vine-street, Liverpool, Clerk in the City of Dublin Steam Packet Company's Office.
William Kneebone, late of Octagon-street, Plymouth, Devonshire, out of business, previously of Brownlow-street, Stonehouse, Devonshire, Retailer of Beer and Spirits, previously of Squire's-terrace and Octagon Stores, Octagon-street, Plymouth, Agent for the Sale of Beer, Porter and Spirits, at the same time carrying on business with George Partridge, in copartnership as a Livery Stable Keeper, at No. 10, Cornwall-street, Plymouth, and formerly of No. 45, Richmond-street, Plymouth aforesaid, and Vauxhall-quay, Plymouth, Agent for the Sale of Beer, Porter and Spirits

London Gazette - Issue 20621 published on the 10 July 1846

At the Court-House, at Exeter, in the County of Devon, on Friday the 24th day of July 1846, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon precisely.
Thomas Lionel Rich, late of Prince's-town, Dartmoor, Lydford, Devonshire, Clerk, previously of Tavistock, Devonshire, Clerk, and for some time Master of the Grammar School there, formerly of No. 60, Saint John-street, Oxford, Student in Civil Law, of New-inn-hall there, then of No. 12, Guildford-street, Gray's-inn-lane, Middlesex, Gentleman, before then of No. 31, High-street, Oxford, Commoner of Wadham-college there.
John Maunder, late of the Newfoundland Inn-quay, Bideford, Devonshire, previously of the Bush Inn, Bideford, and formerly of the Newfoundland Inn, Bideford, Innkeeper and Maltster.
William Finnimore, late of Oreston, Plymstock, and previously of Crab Tree, Buckland, Devonshire, Master Mariner.
John Eastcott, late of Summerland-cottage, Plymouth, Devonshire, out of business, previously of Octagon-street, Plymouth, in copartnership with John robins Vivian, as Ale and Porter Dealers, in the name of Vivian and Eastcott, subsequently in the name of Eastcott and Co., previously of Saint Aubyn-street, Devonport, Auctioneer and Surveyor, and formerly of Fore-street, Devonport, Auctioneer, Surveyor and Farmer.
Richard Allen, late of Cullompton, Devonshire, Tea Dealer, formerly of John-street, New-town, Saint Sidwells, Exeter, Tea Dealer on Commission.
John Cridland, late of No. 12, Higher-street, Plymouth, Devonshire, previously of Launceston, Cornwall, previously of High-street, Barnstaple, Devonshire, previously of Ladywell-walk, Birmingham, previously of No. 12, Higher-street, Plymouth, previously of Saint Sidwell, Exeter, and formerly of Pipe-lane, Bristol, Horse Collar Maker.
William May, late of William-street, Morrice-town, Devonport, Devonshire, Superannuated Labourer in Her Majesty's Ordnance Department, at Devonport.

London Gazette - Issue 20667 published on the 17 November 1846

At the Court-House, at Exeter, in the County of Devon, on Wednesday the 2d day of December 1846, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon precisely.
Daniel Kinsman, late of the Steam Packet Inn, East Stonehouse, Devonshire, out of business, previously of Prince's-town, Dartmoor, Lydford, Devonshire, Labourer, previously of the Steam Packet Inn aforesaid, and formerly of Bakesdon, in the parish of Week Saint Mary, and of Downrow, Whitstone, near Stratton, Cornwall, Farmer.
Robert Westcott, late of No. 18, Orchard-terrace, Torquay, in the parish of Tormoham, Devonshire, previously of No. 3, Waldon-terrace, Torquay aforesaid, Plasterer and Builder, and formerly of No. 20, Waldon-terrace aforesaid, Plasterer.
Mary Anne Jennings, late of the Green Dragon Inn, Axminster, Devonshire, Victualler, widow and adminstratrix of John Jennings, late of the same place, Builder and Victualler, deceased.
Joseph Stamp, late of Haldon Turnpike Gate, in the parish of Henton, Devonshire, labourer and Turnpike Keeper, previously of Ewings-lane, in the city of Exeter, Labourer, formerly of South Brent, Devonshire, Turnpike Gate Keeper, before then of Ewings-lane aforesaid, Labourer, before then of Long Bridge Gate, near Reditch, Worcestershire, and before then of Beggar's Bush Turnpike Gate, Chudleigh, Devonshire, Labourer and turnpike Gate Keeper, before then of Elm-field turnpike Gate, Saint David's, Exeter, and before then of Oakhampton Turnpike Gate, Saint Thomas the Apostle, Devon, Turnpike Gate Keeper, before then of Haldon Turnpike Gate aforesaid, and before then of Beggar's Bush Turnpike Gate aforesaid, Labourer and Turnpike Gate Keeper.
Christopher Chown, late of Alphington, Devonshire, out of business, previously of the same place, Dairyman, formerly of the same place, Fish Dealer, and before then of the same place, Farmer.


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, two 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 until the last day for entering deposition, 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, 1 and 2 Vict. c. 110, sec. 105.
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.