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

The Jurist - names of people in Essex made bankrupt in 1847.

The Jurist, a legal weekly publication, contained court listings for Bankruptcy Court hearings and declarations of insolvency for 1846. 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

Thomas Barron, Clavering, blacksmith
John Beale, Maldon, porter
Joseph Salmon, Beaumont, carpenter
James Blyth, Chelmsford, grocer
George Cable, Moulsham, baker
Benjamin Grainger Chaplin, Halstead, butcher
Henry Clark, Staplefords Abbotts, former brush manufacturer
Robert Gathercole, Burnham, licensed hawker
John Douglas Herrick, Colchester, grocer
Robert Miller Jermyn, Bocking, chemist
Joshua Last, Colchester, jobber
Robert William Lewis, Brentwood, attorney at law
William Luck, High Roothing, farmer
William Nask, Maldon, retailer of beer
Robert Collier Packman, Langdon Hills, clerk
James Perry, Harlow, grocer
James Popham, Coggeshall, tambour worker
George Prentice, Tollesbury, fishmonger, dealer and chapman
Jerob. Ridgewell, Thaxted, boot maker
Matthew Thompson, Saffron Walden, ironmonger
James Smith, Wethersfied, grocer
Samuel Snow, Stansted Mountfitchet, plumber
James Stopher, Billericay, clerk to a brewer
John Sutton, Blackmore, parish clerk
William Tydeman, Springfield, collector of rents
Stephen Unwin, Fisher Unwin, Stephen Unwin, jun., Coggeshall, woolstaplers
William Upson, Billericay, wheelwright
Richard Wolfe, Great Baddow, jobber
James Wood, Farnham, grocer
Henry Woodthorpe, Aveley, grocer
James Young, Salcott, ship owner and coal merchant

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