Names from the London Gazette 1800s

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Prisoners in the Sheriff's Ward or Prison in the County of Devon:

William Drew, Sergemaker 

London Gazette Issue 15941 29 July 1806, p964 

Richard Counter*, lately of Topsham but formerly of Ashburton, Cordwainer

*In other notices spelled Caunter

London Gazette Issue 15941 29 July 1806, p965

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Meeting of creditors of bankrupt William Ireland the Elder, Cordwainer, Dealer and Chapman

London Gazette Issue 16105 2 January 1808, p31

Decree in the High Court of Chancery, Lambert versus Butchers.

Robert John Butchers, Mason

London Gazette Issue 16160 5 July 1808, p952

As a result of this action the freehold estate in West Street of John Butchers, deceased,  was to be sold on 7th May 1817 at the White Hart Inn, Ashburton

London Gazette Issue 17239 12 April 1817, p894

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John Ellis, Tanner, declared bankrupt

London Gazette Issue 16419 27 October 1810, p1723

Solomon Tozer appointed Master Extraordinary in the High Court of Chancery

London Gazette Issue 16543 19 November 1811, p2237

Prisoners in the Sheriff's Ward or Prison for the County of Devon:

Thomas Cane, Cordwainer

London Gazette Issue 16836 1 January 1814, p7

 

Lansdown v Tucker, High Court of Chancery.

All creditors of the late George Smith, Gent, to come forward. George Smith died 1810

London Gazette Issue 16946 15 October 1814, p2060

Prisoner for debt in his Majesty's gaol of St Thomas the Apostle

Nicholas Eales, Carpenter

London Gazette Issue 17134 7 May 1816, p870

 

Petitions of insolvent debtors, Exeter:

James Dennis, Mining agent, of the parish of Ashburton and Lidford, late of Plympton St Mary and Kenwyn in Cornwall

London Gazette Issue 17634 16 September 1820, p1777

Partnership dissolved: John Higgins the Elder, of Ashburton, John Higgins the Younger and Richard Eales Burrow, both of 9,Camomile St., London, Hide dealers and Leather factors, trading under the name of Higgins, Son and Co., 26th January 1821

London Gazette Issue 17674 30 January 1821, p257

 

Decree of the High Court of Chancery, Thoresby v Bickford

Creditors of William Thoresby, Dissenting Minister, (died 1806) to prove their debts

Creditors of William Bickford, Mercer, (died 1815) to prove their debts

London Gazette Issue 17698 17 April 1821, p875

Petitions of Insolvent Debtors:

Lionel Ezekiel, formerly of Ashburton, late of Newton Abbott, Licensed hawker and Dealer in tea.

London Gazette Issue 17932 17 June 1823, p1003

 

Mr Joseph Gribble mentioned as Ashburton solicitor

London Gazette Issue 18247 13 May 1826, p1143 

 

The Court for Relief of Insolvent debtors

At the Court house, Exeter:

James Conneybear, late of Ashburton and Withycombe in the Moor, Woollen manufacturer, formerly Clock and watch-maker

London Gazette Issue 18258 13 June 1826, p1475

 

Partnership dissolved between John Caunter and Richard Caunter, Serge-makers and woollen manufacturers. Richard Caunter to continue the business

London Gazette Issue 18429 4 January 1828, p33

 

Partnership dissolved between Andrew Griffin C(Coard?) Tucker and Robert Tucker.

London Gazette Issue 18495 12 August 1828, p1542

 

John Berry and Richard Bennett Berry, of Ashburton and Ivy-Bridge, Serge-manufacturers, dealers and chapmen,  declared bankrupt

London Gazette Issue 18507 23 September 1828, p1757

 

Mr H C Creagh mentioned as Land surveyor

London Gazette Issue 18564 3 April 1829, p633

 

Mr N Easterbrook was the tenant of two 'fields or closes' auctioned in 1829. Part of Allwell, they were about 13 acres, and were called Kiln Close and Vetches.

London Gazette Issue 18564 3 April 1829, p633

 

The Court for Relief of Insolvent debtors

At the Court house, Exeter:

Elizabeth Widger, single woman

London Gazette Issue 18620 16 October 1829, p1912

 

Richard Carlile, Serge-manufacturer, dealer and chapman,  declared a bankrupt.

London Gazette Issue 18692 22 June 1830, p1280

 

The Court for Relief of Insolvent debtors

At the Court house, Exeter:

Anthony Turner, late of Ashburton, Victualler

London Gazette Issue 18703 9 July 1830, p1435 

 

The Court for Relief of Insolvent debtors

At the Court house, Exeter:

John Isaac, Woolcomber (sued with William Foale)

London Gazette Issue 18820 5 July 1831, p 1358

 

The Court for Relief of Insolvent debtors

At the Court house, Exeter:

Robert Rennell, formerly of Ashburton, Lodging house keeper,..........late of Clarence St., Plymouth, Lodging house keeper and clerk to Mssrs Courtis and Co.

London Gazette Issue 19092 11 October 1833, p1838

 

 The Court for Relief of Insolvent debtors

At the Court house, Exeter:

Joseph Bowden, Victualler and farrier

London Gazette Issue 19129 18 February 1834, p310

 

Partnership dissolved between Thomas Hext the younger and John Hext, Farmers and graziers

London Gazette Issue 19134 7 March 1834, p414

 

Certificate of bankruptcy against Joseph Gribble, Scrivener

London Gazette Issue 19343 1 January 1836, p18

 

Thomas Metherill, formerly of Ashburton....late of Torquay...., Cabinet maker and upholsterer

London Gazette Issue 19364 11 March 1836, p491

 

Mention of Henry Couch Creagh, Surveyor

London Gazette Issue 19436 11 November 1836, p1980

 

Ernest Coldridge (sued as Coleridge), formerly of Fowey, Cornwall, Surgeon and Apothecary, in partnership with Charles Bennet........then of Ashburton.....(various partnership names and places follow)

London Gazette Issue 19624 8 June 1838, p1334

 

The Court for Relief of Insolvent debtors

Richard Oldrey, Plasterer, out of business. In the gaol of St Thomas the Apostle

London Gazette Issue 20075 25 February 1842, p555

William Winser Coombe, late of Torquay, Devonshire, out of business, previously at Lemonford-Mills, Ashburton, Devonshire, Miller and Flour Dealer

London Gazette Issue 20156, Nov 1st 1842-Dec 30th 1842, p3089


Partnership dissolved between Henry Gervis and Henry Herbert Hele, Surgeons and apothecaries

London Gazette Issue 20098 10 May 1842, p1274

 

The Court for Relief of Insolvent debtors

William Winsor Coombe, previously of Lemonford Mills, Miller and flour dealer

London Gazette Issue 20158 8 November 1842, p3089

 

Petition filed in the Exeter District Court of Bankruptcy

John Bradford, Excise officer

London Gazette Issue 20244 21 July 1843, p2503

 

Thomas Tout, Grocer and draper, declared bankrupt

London Gazette Issue 20625 24 July 1846, p2738


Partnership dissolved between Richard Underhill and William Underhill, of Furseley, Farmers, millers, timber merchants and timber carriers

London Gazette Issue 20834 7 March 1848, p938


Partnership dissolved between Richard Underhill and William Underhill, of Furseley, Farmers, millers, timber merchants and timber carriers

London Gazette Issue 20834 7 March 1848, p938


Indenture between John Rendell, Tanner, of the first part, assigning all his freehold, leasehold and personal property to various people of the second and third parts in trust for all his creditors.

London Gazette Issue 20924 8 December 1848, p4489

Before the judge of the County Court of Devonshire John Brown Smith, (various places and occupations), formerly of Ashburton, Schoolmaster

London Gazette Issue 21062 25 January 1850, p244 

In the County Court of Devonshire Petition for protection from process Sophia Skynner, Schoolmistress, now deceased

London Gazette Issue 21065 5 February 1850, p340    

 Thomas Yolland, Limeburner, dealer and chapman, declared bankrupt 

London Gazette Issue 21070 22 February 1850, p518   

 London and Westminster Bank Persons of whom Company or Partnership exists Miss Elizth Whitheare Knowles, Ashburton Miss Harriet Knowles, Ashburton

London Gazette Issue 21072 27 February 1850, 596 

Richard Willing, Miller, declared bankrupt 

London Gazette Issue 21227 15 July 1851, p1850   

The Court for Relief of Insolvent debtors Daniel Courtney, Clothier, retired. In the Gaol of St Thomas the Apostle

London Gazette Issue 21377 9 November 1852, p2972

London and Westminster Bank Persons of whom Company or Partnership exists Miss Elizth Whitheare Knowles, Ashburton Samuel Posgate Knowles, Ashburton Rev William Marsh, Ashburton 

London Gazette Issue 21414 23 February 1853, pp538,540    

 Partnership dissolved between Henry Herbert Hele, and John Philip Trenick Hele, Surgeons and apothecaries 

London Gazette Issue 21482 4 October 1853, p2691

The Court for Relief of Insolvent debtors James Warren Perrott, (sued as James Perrott), formerly of North St., Ashburton, Saddler, grocer and tea-dealer, then of various places in Middlesex 

London Gazette Issue 21632 24 November 1854, p3807 

Samuel Gillham the Younger, Innkeeper, Totnes, assigned all personal estate and effects to Jonas Honeywill, Maltster, Ashburton and John Reed Fogwill, Merchant, Totnes 'for the benefit of themselves and all other creditors'. 

London Gazette Issue 21707 4 May 1855, p1756   

London and Westminster Bank Persons of whom Company or Partnership exists Robert George Abraham, Ashburton Miss Elizth Whitheare Knowles, Ashburton Samuel Posgate Knowles, Ashburton Rev William Marsh, Ashburton

London Gazette Issue 21854 27 February 1856, pp758,770, 772

Allen Searell, Furzeley Mill, near Ashburton, Miller, declared bankrupt 

London Gazette Issue 21918 2 September 1856, p2987   

David Jones, late of East Street, Ashburton, now of Kingskerswell, Ironmonger and tin plate worker, insolvent debtor 

London Gazette Issue 21946 2 December 1856, p4108

William Baker Norris, West Street, Ashburton, Grocer, pork dealer, china and glass dealer, insolvent debtor 

London Gazette Issue 22009 9 June 1857, p2046   

Richard Coulton, Dairyman, assigned all estate, debt and effects to William Hooper, Yeoman, and Thomas Pearce, Butcher, all of Ashburton

London Gazette Issue 22074 18 December 1857, p4489  

The Unity Joint Stock Mutual Banking Association Persons of whom Company or Partnership exists John Carroll, East Street, Ashburton, Officer of Inland Revenue 

London Gazette Issue 22105 27 February 1858, p1151

Under the Patent Law Amendment Act 1852, Provisional protection allowed to John Horton, Smith, for 'An improved construction of horse-hoe' 

London Gazette Issue 22139 14 May 1858, p2411

The Court for Relief of Insolvent debtors John Westaway, North Street, out of business - in the gaol of Devon. In another edition named as Baker, grocer and woolcomber 

London Gazette Issue 22317 18 October 1859, p3787

London Gazette Issue 22321 1 November 1859, p3949

Partnership dissolved between Edwin Paddon and William Baker Ward, Linen-drapers at Ashburton and Tavistock 

London Gazette Issue 22414 17 August 1860, p3063

Thomas Ferris, Tailor, draper, dealer and chapman, declared bankrupt. 

London Gazette Issue 22543 30 August 1861, p3555

John Buckingham, Licensed Victualler various places in Cornwall and Devon, and now of Ashburton, Mason, declared bankrupt. 

London Gazette Issue 22595 4 February 1862, p637

To be sold by order of the High Court of Chancery, in the case of Hingston v Lyne, Buller V Lyne and Buller V Lyne, 3 lots including a close or field called Fox's Close, occupied by Mr William Edgcumbe. Mr Edward Sawdye appointed to conduct the sale 

London Gazette Issue 22636 20 June 1862, p3178

William Kingwill Edgecombe, Draper, declared bankrupt 

London Gazette Issue 22703 30 January 1863, p551

The Alliance Bank of London and Liverpool (Limited). Persons of whom Company or Partnership exists James Woodley, Halsanger, Ashburton 

London Gazette Issue 22711  27 February 1863, p1192    

Deed of conveyance of estate and effects Debtor, James Westaway, Grocer and baker 

London Gazette Issue 22721 27 March 1863, p1787

Jane Westaway, East Street, Grocer, baker, flour dealer, declared bankrupt 

London Gazette Issue 22739  26 May 1863, p2772    

 

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The Continental Bank Corporation (Ltd)

Persons of whom Company or Partnership exists

Robert Maye, Barkingdon, Ashburton, Gentleman

London Gazette Issue 22824 27 February 1864, p1215.

 

Robert Aplin, North Street, Baker and grocer, declared bankrupt

London Gazette Issue 22981 published on the 16 June 1865, p3077

 

Deed of assignment

Debtor: Andrew Macgill, Surgeon

Trustees: Stephen Yolland, Corn and seed merchant

Thomas Pearce, Butcher

London Gazette Issue 23044 28 November 1865, p6363

 

John Wildman Yates declared bankrupt (stated to be Gentleman in subsequent issue)

London Gazette Issue 23047 8 December 1865, p6563

London Gazette Issue 23087 23 March 1866, p2030

 

William Henry Richards, formerly of Marazion, Cornwall, and since of Ashburton, Mine agent and proprietor, declared bankrupt

London Gazette Issue 23122  1 June 1866, p3290

 

George Beck, Druggist and grocer, declared bankrupt

London Gazette Issue 23210 18 January 1867, p363

 

Mr Henry Tozer, mentioned as solicitor in sale particulars

London Gazette Issue 23290 13 August 1867, p4508

 

Thomas Eales Rogers one of the directors of the Teign Valley Railway Company

London Gazette Issue 23321 12 November 1867, p6011

 

Union Bank of London

Persons of whom Company or Partnership exists

Frederick Hand Firth, Cator, Ashburton, Esquire

London Gazette Issue 23356 27 February 1868, p1125

 

William Tucker Budd, Miller, has left list of debts and liabilities as required by Bankruptcy Amendment Act 

London Gazette Issue 23478 12 March 1869, p1659

 

Robert Weeks, Boot and shoe maker, declared bankrupt

London Gazette Issue 23542 1 October 1869, p5324

 

Executors' Notice regarding Miss Ann Hainworth, who died 24 July 1872

London Gazette Issue 23910  18 October 1872, p4959

 

Partnership dissolved between William W Mansell, Geo. Peverall and Wm Stansfield, working the Bowdon Hill Mine in the parish of Ashburton

London Gazette Issue 23936 10 January 1873, p92

The London and County Banking Company

Persons of whom the company or partnership consists

Joseph Langhorn, Surgeon and P S Japp, Bootmaker, Highgrove

London Gazette Issue 23953 27 February 1873, p905

London and Westminster Bank

Persons of whom the Company or Partnership consists.

Joseph Langhorn

London Gazette Issue 24070 28 February 1874, p1084 

 

Union Bank of London

Persons of whom the Company or Partnership consists.

Edward Husson, The Globe Hotel, Innkeeper

London Gazette Issue 24070 28 February 1874, p1186

 

National Provincial Bank of England

Persons of whom the Company or Partnership consists.

William Henry Battershill, Confectioner

London Gazette Issue 24185 27 February 1875, p862

 

Union Bank of London

Persons of whom the Company or Partnership consists.

Mrs Susannah Barnes, West Street, Widow

London Gazette Issue 24185 27 February 1875, p1111

Miss Elizabeth Grace Fooden, West Street (spelled Foaden elsewhere)

London Gazette Issue 24185 27 February 1875, p1125

The City Bank, London

Persons of whom the Company or Partnership consists.

John Foaden, West End House

London Gazette Issue 24185 27 February 1875, p1169

 

Caunter and Firth, Solicitors, mentioned in executors' notice

London Gazette Issue 24267 16 November 1875, p5494

 

First General Meeting of the creditors of James Westaway, Market gardener

London Gazette Issue 24295 18 February 1876, p793

 

London and Westminster Bank

Persons of whom the Company or Partnership consists.

John Husson, North Street

London Gazette Issue 24300 26 February 1876

 

The London Joint Stock Bank

Persons of whom the Company or Partnership consists.

John Husson, North Street

London Gazette Issue 24300 published on the 26 February 1876, p1189

 

The Anglo-Egyptian Banking Company Ltd

Frederick Stevenson Esquire and Edward Hext, Holme Park

Persons of whom the Company or Partnership consists.

Thomas Eales Rogers, deceased, Waye House, executrix Mrs Harriet Eliza Rogers

London Gazette Issue 24300 26 February 1876, p1547

 

Proceedings for Liquidation against William Baker, of the Rose and Crown Inn, Innkeeper

London Gazette Issue 24352 8 August 1876, p4459

 

Executors' notice regarding Richard Bennett Berry, late of Torquay, deceased. Executors John Berry, Torquay, and Peter Fabyan Sparke Amery of Druid House, Ashburton

Solicitors Tucker and Son

London Gazette Issue 24403 12 January 1877, p187

 

First General Meeting of the creditors of Richard Easterbrook of the Griffin Brewery, Brewer.

Mention of Henry Mallaby Firth, Solicitor

London Gazette Issue 24510 9 October 1877, p5585

 

The Alliance Bank Ltd.,

Mrs Harriet Eliza Rogers, Waye, near Ashburton, Widow

London Gazette Issue 24556 27 February 1878, p1451

 

Executors' notice regarding Miss Elizabeth Jane Houstoun, Pear Tree, near Ashburton, formerly of St Catherine's, Tormsham, Spinster, deceased.

London Gazette Issue 24665 3 January 1879, p22

 

The Agra Bank Ltd

Persons of whom the Company or Partnership consists.

Frederick Stephenson, Holme Park, Gentleman (elsewhere Holm Park and Esquire)

London Gazette Issue 24685 26 February 1879, p1550

 

First General Meeting of the creditors of Henry Giles, East Street, Boot and shoe dealer

London Gazette Issue 24689 4 March 1879, p1917

 

First General Meeting of the creditors of Margaret Betsy Honywill, East Street, Fancy draper

London Gazette Issue 24707  8 April 1879, 2738

 

General Meeting of the creditors of John Wills, Seed and manure merchant

Solicitors Henry Tozer and H M Firth

London Gazette Issue 24714 25 April 1879, p 3037

First General Meeting of the creditors of Joseph Skinner, North Street, Licensed victualler and farmer

London Gazette Issue 24800 13 January 1880, p193

London and County Banking Company Ltd
Persons of whom the Company or Partnership consists.
Emily Clare Penny, Spinster, care of Mrs Sexton, Ashburton
London Gazette Issue 24816 25 February 1880, p1016

The Alliance Bank Ltd.,
Frederick Stevenson and Edward Hext, Home Park, Gentlemen
London Gazette Issue 24816 25 February 1880 p1325

The Agra Bank
Frederick Stephenson and Edward Hart, Holme Park, Gentlemen
London Gazette Issue 24816 25 February 1880, p1432

Charles Philip Hunt, Holne Chase, Gentleman, declared bankrupt
London Gazette Issue 24820 5 March 1880, p1951

First General Meeting of the creditors of Philip Lee, North Street, General dealer

London Gazette Issue 24982 7 June 1881, p2942

Halse v Cousins, High Court of Chancery.
The sale of dwelling house, garden and orchard, owned by Thomas Cousins, deceased.
London Gazette Issue 25115 6 June 1882, p2659

Executors' Notice regarding the estate Sarah Yelland Creber, formerly of East Street, Widow, deceased, who died 1 February 1883 

London Gazette Issue 25213 20 March 1883, p1572

Petition for the winding up of the Ashburton Oxide Silicate Paint Company Ltd*
London Gazette Issue 25216 27 March 1883, p1711
* May not be connected to the town


Henry Maithus Bray, Shere, Surrey and Rew,Ashburton, Solicitor, debtor under the Bankruptcy Act 1883
London Gazette Issue 25519 13 October 1885, p47

Notice regarding Mr Robert Tucker, who died 2 May 1893. Executors Robert Coard Tucker, Ashburton, and William Tucker, Teddington, Middlesex. R E Tucker solicitor for the executors.

London Gazette Issue 26416 27 June 1893, p3665

London and Westminster Bank
Persons of whom the Company or Partnership consists.
John Husson, North Street.
London Gazette Issue 24426 28 February 1887, p1225

The London Joint Stock Bank

Persons of whom the Company or Partnership consists.

John Husson, North Street

London Gazette Issue 24426 28 February 1887, p1297


Union Bank of London

Persons of whom Company or Partnership exists

John Husson, North Street, Gentleman

London Gazette Issue 24426  28 February 1887, p1349

London and South Western Bank Ltd

Persons of whom Company or Partnership exists

Edward F Tanner, Highgrove, Esquire

London Gazette Issue 24426 28 February 1887, p1527

Charles Ruscoe Bryant, Wine merchant, debtor under the Bankruptcy Act 1883

London Gazette Issue 25862 2 October 1888, 5458


Charles Weeks, 29 Stoke Newington Road, Middlesex, formerly of Ashburton, Builder and contractor, receiving order under the Bankruptcy Act 1883
London Gazette Issue 26017 24 January 1890, p447

Winifred Vincent, Hotel proprietress, London Hotel, Ashburton, receiving order under the Bankruptcy Act 1883 and 1890. Also carrying on business at the Navy Hotel, Plymouth.

London Gazette Issue 26523 19 June 1894, p3539

 

Executors' Notice regarding Susan Lewis Cockey, Spinster, who died 17 June 1895

London Gazette Issue 26644 16 July 1895, p4054

 

Executors' Notice regarding Edmund Grimani Hornby, Torquay, formerly of Leusdon Lodge, Ashburton, who died 17 November 1896

London Gazette Issue 26849 4 May 1897, p2480


Executor's Notice regarding Kate Bowers, Spinster, who died 9 December 1898. Solicitor H S Steele, Ashburton.

London Gazette Issue 27084 30 May 1899, p3467 

Notice re Susan Luscombe, Spinster, deceased. Died intestate 30 January 1899. Administration granted to Frederick Andrew Luscombe and Grace Norris.

London Gazette Issue 27131  31 October 1899, p6568

 John Hocking Pomroy, Builder and licensed victualler, receiving order under the Bankruptcy Act 1883 and 1890

London Gazette Issue 26945 8 March 1898 p1480