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Petitions of Insolvent Debtors, Insolvent Debtors' Court, Lifford, Co. Donegal, October 1837

Extracted from the Dublin Gazette, October 3, 1837 (National Library of Ireland, Dublin)
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
len_swindley[at]hotmail.com

 

INSOLVENT DEBTORS’ COURT, LIFFORD, CO. DONEGAL

A list of bankrupts scheduled to present their petitions for relief from insolvency at Lifford Court House, Wednesday October 18, 1837

[Bankrupts were detained in Lifford 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.
 

SURNAME

GIVEN NAME

LATE ADDRESS

OCCUPATION

GALLAGHER

James

Port of Ballyshannon

shopkeeper

FEEHY

Maurice

Port of Ballyshannon

woollen draper

BARRON

Richard

Letterkenny

grocer & baker

HENDERSON

John

Lisnaleghey

farmer

SHAW

John

Carricknamart

labourer

HUGHES

Samuel

Greenfield

linen draper & general merchant

KILPATRICK

Robert

Laught

dealer

McGUIN

Hugh

Ballyshannon

pensioner

MURRAY

George

St. Johnston

publican & grocer

DOHERTY

Patrick

Drummenderry

farmer