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Petitions of Insolvent Debtors, Insolvent Debtors' Court, Lifford, Co. Donegal, February 1845

Extracted from Perry’s Bankrupt Gazette, March 15, 1845
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 February 28, 1845

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

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

Old Court House, The Diamond, Lifford, Co Donegal

 

INSOLVENT DEBTORS

SURNAME

GIVEN NAME

LATE RESIDENCE

COUNTY

CALLING

BUCHANAN

James

Powderly

Donegal

farmer

CHITTICK

Hugh

Strabane

Tyrone

cattle dealer

EWING

Charles

Carnamuggagh

Donegal

farmer

FLAHERTY

Francis

Donegal

Donegal

farmer

GALLOUGHER

John

Behey [Beagh?]

Donegal?

farmer

McLAUGHLIN

Patrick

Strabane

Tyrone

labourer

POTTER

Joseph

Churchminster

Donegal

labourer