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Petitions of Insolvent Debtors, Insolvent Debtors' Court, Lifford, Co. Donegal, February 1840

Extracted from Perry’s Bankrupt Gazette, May 16, 1840
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
len_swindley[at]hotmail.com

A list of bankrupts who presented their petitions for relief from insolvency at Lifford, Co. Donegal, Court House at 10.00 a.m. on Monday February 28, 1840

[Bankrupts were detained in the County Gaol until outstanding debts had been cleared to the satisfaction of creditors]

Many names and former residences are spelt phonetically, so a reasonable degree of creativity is required to locate a possible forebear.

Lifford Old Court House, The Diamond, Lifford

 

INSOLVENT DEBTORS

SURNAME

GIVEN NAME

LATE RESIDENCE

COUNTY

CALLING

BURNS

James

Tullydish

Donegal

weaver

COYLE

James

Common of Lifford

Donegal

farmer

CUMMINS

Andrew

Dunweley

Donegal

labourer

DAVIS

Henry

Ballyshannon

Donegal

pensioner

GOURLEY

Matthew

Dromore

Donegal

farmer

HAMILTON

James

Grange

Tyrone

farmer

HUMPHREYS

Charles

Strabane

Tyrone

carpenter

JOHNSON

John

Glencairn

Donegal?

gent.

LOUGHREY

James

Ballyshannon

Donegal

pensioner

MACE [MEASE?]

William

Strabane

Tyrone

grocer

McDERMOTT

Samuel

Drumatolan

Donegal

farmer

McGARIGLE

Wimmey

Ballyshannon

Donegal

widow

McGOWAN

Thomas

Omagh

Tyrone

merchant

McGUIRE

Patrick

Gortnamuck

Donegal

farmer

McKENZIE

James

Woodend

Tyrone?

publican

McMORRIN

Henry

Beragh

Tyrone

publican

MILLS

William

Flintona [Fintona]

Tyrone

publican

MITCHELL

George Berkeley

Ballybofay

Donegal

merchant

RAMSEY

James

Mageestown

Donegal

farmer

RAMSEY

William

Mageestown

Donegal

farmer

RYCE

John

Ballynamullin

Tyrone

farmer

SANSON

William

Birdstown

Donegal

pensioner

WASON

James

Rawriss [Raws?]

Donegal

weaver

WATSON

Thomas

Strabane

Tyrone

auctioneer

WILSON

William

Common, Donegal

Donegal

weaver