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Petitions of Insolvent Debtors, Insolvent Debtors' Court, Lifford, Co. Donegal, February 1838

Extracted from Perry’s Bankrupt Gazette, February 28, 1838
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 9.00 a.m. on Monday February 28, 1838

[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.

 

INSOLVENT DEBTORS

SURNAME

GIVEN NAME

FORMER RESIDENCE

COUNTY

CALLING

BRADLEY

Henry

Glennuly [Gleneely?]

Donegal

shoemaker & publican

BUCHANAN

James

Powderly

Donegal

farmer

CANNON

James

Ramelton

Donegal

baker & publican

COLLINS

Henry

Ballylin

Donegal

farmer

COLLINS

Neal

Ballylin

Donegal

farmer

CONNEYLAND

Robert

Dressnagh

Donegal

farmer

DOHERTY

Francis

Drumboe

Donegal

weaver

FREEL

Patrick

Falaneese

Donegal

farmer

HAMILTON

Hugh

Magheryshanwelley [Magherashanvally]

Donegal

gent.

KING

John

Millford

Donegal

farmer

MAGUIRE

Hugh

Ballyshannon

Donegal

pensioner

MARTIN

George

Carrygart

Donegal

publican

RODGERS

James

Mundoeey

Donegal

farmer

TUNNY

James

Ballyshannon

Donegal

publican

WASON

John

Drumcross

Donegal

farmer