The County of Derbyshire

Derbyshire is bounded, North by Yorkshire, East by Nottinghamshire, South by Leicestershire, and West by Staffordshire. It is about 50 miles long, and 38 broad; divided into six hundreds: — Appletree, High-Peake, Morleston and Litchurch, Repton and Gresley, Scarsdale, and Wirksworth. It has 12 Market-Towns. It is in the Province of Canterbury, in the Diocese of Litchfield and Coventry, and in the Midland Circuit. It contains 1026 square miles, or 656,640 acres. Population, 212,211.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850

Derbyshire Towns & Villages

John Green – Dudley Worcestershire, Long Whatton Leicestershire & Deffield Derbyshire – London Gazette 1850

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Pursuant to the Acts for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors in England.

The following PRISONERS, whose Estates and Effects have been vested in the Provisional Assignee by Order of the Court for Relief of Insolvent Debtors, and whose Petitions and Schedules, duly filed, have been severally referred and transmitted to the County Courts hereinafter mentioned, pursuant to the Statute in that behalf, are ordered to be brought up before the Judges of the said Courts respectively, as herein set forth, to be dealt with according to Law :

Before the Judge of the County Court of Worcestershire, holden at the Guildhall, Worcester, on Wednesday the 8th day of May 1850, at Ten o’Clock in the Forenoon precisely.

John Green, late of Dudley, in the county of Worcester, out of business, previously of Dudley, in the county of Worcester aforesaid, Victualler, and Dealer in Corks, previously of the parish of Long Whatton, in the county of Leicester, Victualler and Dealer in Corks, previously of the parish of Deffield, in the county of Derby, Victualler, but formerly of the parish of Long Whatton afore said, in the county of Leicester aforesaid, Victualler.

Richard Smith – Hathern Leicestershire & Formark-park Derbyshire – London Gazette 1850

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In the Matter of Richard Smith, of Hathern, in the county of Leicester, and of Formark-park, in the county of Derby, Tanner and Farmer, Dealer and Chapman. HEREBY give notice, that the creditors who have proved their debts under the above Fiat may receive a First Dividend of 2s. 6d. in the pound, upon application at my office, as under, on Saturday the 27th day of April 1850, or on every subsequent alternate Saturday, between the hours of eleven and three. No dividend will be paid without the production of the securities exhibited at the time of proving the debt. Executors and administrators will be required to produce the probate of the will or the letters of administration under which they claim. THOS. BITTLESTON, Official Assignee, High-street, Nottingham

Henry Moseley and James Brabazon Murphy – Derby Derbyshire – London Gazette 1850

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In the Matter of Henry Moseley and James Brabazon Murphy, of Derby, in the county of Derby, Carvers and Gilders, Jewellers and Silversmiths. HEREBY give notice, that the creditors who have proved their debts under the above Fiat may receive a First Dividend of 4s. in the pound, on further proofs, and a Second of 7d. in the pound, upon application at my office, as under, on the 27th day of April 1850, or on every subsequent alternate Saturday, between the hours of eleven and three o’clock. No dividend will be paid without the production of the securities exhibited at the time of proving the debt. Executors and admiraistrators will be required to produce the probate of the will or the letters of administration under which they claim THOS, BITTLESTON, Official Assignee,