Articles on the History of Essex, Researching your Ancestors, and British History

The Jurist - names of people in Essex made bankrupt in 1862.

The Jurist, a legal weekly publication, contained court listings for Bankruptcy Court hearings and declarations of insolvency for 1861. All the Essex names have been taken out by History House and are now listed below. Use the Search Inside feature on the orginal source to ascertain the details.

Source: Google Books - The Jurist containing original articles on legal subjects, the gazette Cause Lists and miscellaneous legal information.

Other Jurist publications detailing Essex bankrupts:
1843 | 1846 |1853 |1854 |1856 |1858 |1861 |1862

George Ames. Hedingham, cattle dealer
Joseph Archer, South Shoebury, out of business
Charles Bailey, Colchester, manufacturing chemist
Robert Bailey, Harwich, cabinet maker
John Bagshaw, Dovercourt, lodging house keeper
James Balls, Salcot, grocer
John Browning, Great Coggeshall, carpenter
Benjamin Carman, Harwich, cabinet maker
Joseph Clarke, Great Warley, timber merchant
William Henry Dutton, Theydon Bois, farmer (carrying on the profession of dentist at Kingston-upon-Hull
William Finch, Fyfield, innkeeper
Robert Hall, Great Warley, army clothier
George Harvey, Leigh, plumber
Benjamin Goodson, jnr., Little Coggeshall, farmer
John Grooms (Groomes), Shalford, clerk, vicar of Shalford
George Harvey, Leigh, plumber
William Hogg, Manningtree, dealer in beer
William Octavius Hustler, Halstead, attorney's clerk: a prisoner in Springfield gaol
William Lambert, Ardleigh, butcher
Thomas Marriage, Springfield, miller
Walter Marriage, Springfield, miller
Walter John Mills, Messing
Henry Monk, Shoeburyness, furniture dealer
William James Percival, Althorne, oyster dredger
William Pitt, Colchester, licensed victualler
Charles Roe, Roydon, schoolmaster
Joseph Rose, Harwich, beer-house keeper
Henry John Hunt Skinner, Colchester, manufacturing chemist
W. Hucks Webster, Chipping Ongar, corn merchant
Francis Wells, widow, Chelmsford, out of business

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