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

The Jurist - names of people in Essex made bankrupt in 1859.

The Jurist, a legal weekly publication, contained court listings for Bankruptcy Court hearings and declarations of insolvency for 1858. 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 Archer, Great Clacton, corn merchant
Thomas Day, Birch, victualler
James Butler, Maldon, corn merchant
Francis Claxton, Dovercourt, victualler
William Ffitch, Great Warley, licensed victualler
John Spencer Francis, Great Waltham, baker
John Edwin Griffin, Colchester, auctioneer
Henry Harridence, jnr., Maldon, corn merchant
Elisha Ladbrook, Ardleigh, wheelwright
Frederick Lillie, Ardleigh, miller
James Low, Rayleigh, carpenter
Henry Seaton, Chelmsford, woollen draper
Julius Shepherd, Halstead, brickmaker
William Hucks Webster, Chipping Ongar, corn merchant
Charles Wheals, Manningtree, out of business
Charles White, Willingale Spain, poulterer

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