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

The Jurist - names of people in Essex made bankrupt in 1857.

The Jurist, a legal weekly publication, contained court listings for Bankruptcy Court hearings and declarations of insolvency for 1856. 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

Arthur Alger, Inworth, steam-engine maker
Robert Andrews, Braintree, flour merchant
William Bennett, Little Warley, miller
James Bentall, Great Bentley, grocer
Henry Crickmar, East Donyland, ship owner
W. Dixey, Bradwell near the Sea, innkeeper
Charles Erswell, Saffron Walden, builder
Charles Kidlington Gill, Castle Hedingham, chemist
Joseph Matthews, Little Waltham, grocer
Thomas Pyrke, Grays, linen draper
James Stiffler, Inworth, steam-engine maker
Alfred Quilter, Maldon, grocer
John Hudson Theobald, Colchester, coke manufacturer
Henry Rimington Tickell, Roydon, brewer
James White, Brentwood, carpenter

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