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

The Jurist - names of people in Essex made bankrupt in 1863.

The Jurist, a legal weekly publication, contained court listings for Bankruptcy Court hearings and declarations of insolvency for 1862. 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

Isaac Bacon, Shenfield, plumber: a prisoner in Springfield gaol
Danile Britton, Thaxted, butcher
James Bearman, Braintree, innkeeper
William Branch, Harwich, basket maker
Charles Brewster, Stapleford Abbotts, dealer in pigs
John Brown, Chelmsford, tailor
Henry John Carr, Bradwell-near-the-Sea, retired commander in Her Majesty's fleet
James Chapman, Brentwood, blacksmith
Joseph Church, Harlow, farmer
Charles Vane Clark, Southend, share broker
Samuel Cocksedge, Bocking, cooper
William Cowell, Great Totham, out of business
Samuel Dennis, Rayleigh, carpenter: a prisoner in Springfield gaol
William Henry Dutton, Epping, farmer
Elizabeth Flack, Sible Hedingham, seed grower
Joseph Fordham, East Tilbury, baker
Henry James Garland, Witham, baker
George Gibbs, Harwich, upholsterer
Zerobabel Gigney, Writtle, harness maker
William Goodwin, Brentwood, watchmaker
Harriet Gowen, Colchester, shoemaker
George Harvey, Leigh, plumber
James Holmes, Witham, carpenter
William Jeffries, Horndon-on-the-Hill, house agent
Thomas William Jewell, Harwich, surgeon
John Johnson, Loughton, hay dealer
Joseph Joslin, Kelvedon, tailor
William Lambert, Ardleigh, butcher
Henry Lyon, Colchester, chemist
Alexander Champion Marsden, Colchester, draper
Walter John Mills, Messing, veterinary surgeon
William Pitt, Colchester, bricklayer
Charles Constable Revans, Bowers Gifford, farmer
Joseph Rose, Harwich, beer-house keeper
William Simpson, Witham, shoemaker
Samuel Spooner, Steeple, baker
Joseph Stammers, Great Braxted, grocer
George William Strutt, West Mersea, farm bailiff
Walter Edward Wallis, Brentwood, baker
Charles White, jnr., Chelmsford, dealer in poultry
William Woolley, Saffron Walden, tailor

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