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PHILLIPS, ALFRED, Pontlottyn, Glamorganshire, Broker. Merthyr Tydfil. Pet | WATSON, ROBERT, Ledsham. Cheshire, Hotel Keeper. March 4 at 2. Off Rec, Feb 21. Ord Feb 21

48, Hamilton sq, Birkenhead

March 4 at 12.

Off Rec, PILKINGTON, CHARLES, Blackburn, Cattle Drover. Blackburn. Pet Feb 21. Ord WINDEBANK, E, Manchester, Paper Merchant. Feb 21

Ogden's chmbrs, Bridge st, Manchester PINNOCK, WILLIAM, Eastleach, Turville, Gloucestershire, Farmer. Oxford, WOLFF, H. DRUMMOND, St. James's Club, Piccadilly, Gent. March 4 at 12. Pet Feb 22. Ord Feb 22

Bankruptcy bldgs, Portugal st, Lincoln's inn fields RAYNOR, BENJAMIN, Barnsley, Yorks, Builder. Barnsley. Pet Feb 22. Ord The following Amended Notices are substituted for those published in the Feb 22

London Gazette, Feb. 18. SAUNDERS, EDWARD AUGUSTUS. Apsley rd, St Ann's Hill, Wandsworth, BUNCE, GEORGF, Bray, Berks, Baker. Feb. 28 at 2. Bell Hotel, Maidenhead Lieutenant General. High Court. Pet Jan 31. Ord Feb 21

MARKS, THOMAS, Maidenhead, Baker. Feb. 28 at 12.30 Bell Hotel, Maidenhead SHORE, WILLIAM JAMES, Runcorn, Cheshire, Agent. Warrington. Pet Feb 23.


ADAMS. FREDERICK WILLIAM HENRY, Sydenham, Kent, Baker. Greenwich. SLEIGHT, ROBERT, Clee, Lincs, Smack Owner. Great Grimsby. Pet Feb 21.

Pet Feb 10. Ord Feb 22 Ord Feb 21

ADAMS, JOHN, Portsea, Bootmaker. Portsmouth. Pet Feb 17. Ord Feb 18 SPILSBURY, GEORGE, Leek, Staffordshire, Licensed Victualler. Macclesfield. Pet Feb 22. Ord Feb 22

ATHERTON, JAMES, Orrell, Lancs, Auctioneer. Wigan. Pet Feb 21. Ord Feb 22 TAYLOR, CAROLINE, Fordington, Dorchester, Engineer. Dorchester. Pet Feb BECKETT, GEORGE SLATER, Liverpool, Builder's Merchant. Liverpool. Pet Feb 22. Ord Feb 22

Ord Feb 23 TEBAY, ANN, Gravesend, out of business. Rochester. Pet Feb 21. Ord Feb 21

BENJAMIN, H., Sheffield, Picture Frame Maker. Sheffield. Pet Jan 13. Ord

Feb 18
TODD, CHARLES SCOTSON, Billiter sq bldngs, Steam Ship Owner. High Court.
Pet Feb 21. Ord Feb 21

BOWERBANK, MARY, Wavertree, nr Liverpool, out of employment. Liverpool. Towns, ROBERT, North Shields, Builder. Newcastle on Tyne. Pet Feb 23.

Pet Feb 7. Ord Feb 22 Ord Feb 23

BROAD, GEORGE WINSTONE, Bristol, Beer Retailer. Bristol. Pet Feb 16. Ord

Feb 23
YOUNG, FRANK, Hyson Green, Nottingham, Draper. Nottingham. Pet Feb 22.
Ord Feb 22

BROWN, CHARLES, Fenton, out of business. Stoke upon Trent and Longton.

Pet Feb 22. Ord Feb 23 ASHTON, JOSEPH, Hyde, Cheshire, Corn Dealer. March 17 at 2. Townhall, Ashton

BROWN. WILLIAM, Nottingham, Fruiterer. Nottingham. Pet Nov 23. Ord

Feb 15 under Lyne ATHERTON, JAMES, Orrell, Lancashire, Auctioneer. March 8 at 10.30. Wigan

CACKETT. EDWARD WILLIAM, Gravesend, Milkman. Rochester. Pet Feb 23.

Ord Feb 23
County Court
BALDEN, HENRY, Otham, Kent, Shoemaker. March 5 at 12. Off Rec, Week st,

CHERRINGTON, CHARLES HENRY, Donington, Lincolnshire, Draper. PeterMaidstone

borough. Pet Feb 16. Ord Feb 17 BARNARD, CHARLES WILLIAM, Cheltenham, Grocer. March 5 at 3.30. County CONNER, DUNCAN MCNAB, Maze Pond, Bermondsey, Leather Merchant. High Court, Cheltenham

Court Pet Jan 25. Ord Feb 22 BARNARD, WILLIAM JOHN, Nunhead grove, Surrey, Traveller. March 4 at 2.30.

CURTIS, JOHN, Sutton on Hull, Yorks, Brick Manufacturer. Kingston upon 33, Carey st, Lincoln's inn

Hull. Pet Jan 28. Ord Feb 21 BEET, FREDERICK WILLIAM, Nottingham, Tailor. March 7 at 3. Off Rec, 1, High Cuss, NEVIL, Maisey Hampton, Gloucester, out of business. Swindon. Pet

Feb 16. Ord Feb 21 pavement, Nottingham BLACOW, CUTHBERT, Cheetham, Manchester, Ironmonger. March 4 at 11.30. Off DODD, WILSON BLAXTON, Carlisle, Builders' Surveyor. Carlisle. Pet Feb 22.

Ord Feb 22
Rec, Ogden's chbrs, Bridge st, Manchester
BRAY, WILLIAM HENRY, Truro, Carpenter. March 4 at 11.30. Off Rec, Boscawen

ELWOOD, JOHN SANSUM, Parkeston, nr Harwich, Butcher. Colchester. Pet st, Truro

Feb 14. Ord Feb 21 BROWN, ROBERT, Wigton, Cumberland, Machinist March 8 at 12.30. Off Rec, ESCAURIZA. JUAN DE, Preston, Sussex, no occupation. Brighton, Pet Dec 23. 34, Fisher st, Carlisle

Ord Feb 23 BURLEY, WILLIAM (sep estate), King's Norton, Worcestershire, Lamp Manu

ETHERINGTON, ALFRED, Midhurst, Sussex, Auctioneer. Brighton. Pet Feb 11. facturer. March 9 at 11. Off Rec, Birmingham

Ord Feb 21 BUTLER, CHARLES, Cambridge rd, Mile end, Club Proprietor. March 4 at 12.

EVANS, JOHN, Llanrhystid, Haminiog, Cardigan, Shoemaker. Aberystwith. 33, Carey st, Lincoln's inn

Pet Feb 14. Ord Feb 23 BYROM, THOMAS, Leeds, Beerhouse Keeper. March 4 at 11. Off Rec, 22, Park FARMER, GEORGE, Worcester, Baker. Worcester. Pet Feb 21. Ord Feb 21

FENNER, GEORGE LANSDELL, Beeding, Sussex, Accountant. Brighton. Pet CORLESS, JOHN, Cheetham, Manchester, Fruit Salesman. March 4 at 12.30. Off

Feb 11. Ord Feb 23 Rec, Ogden's chbrs, Bridge st, Manchester

GILL, THOMAS JAMES, Hucknall Torkard, Nottingham, Grocer. Nottingham. DODD, WILSON BLAXTON, Carlisle, Builders' Surveyor. March 8 at 2. Off Rec, Pet Feb 4. Ord Feb 21 34. Fisher st, Carlisle

GRAY, CHARLES, Womersley, nr Pontefract, Yorks, Joiner. Wakefield. Pet DONKIN, SAMUEL, jun, Bywell, nr Felton, Northumberland, Farmer, March 8 at Feb 21. Ord Feb 21 2 30. Off Rec, Pink lane, Newcastle on Tyne

HEMUS, JOHN, King's Norton, Worcester, Farmer. Birmingham. Pet Dec 23. DRURY, APPLEBY, Scarborough, Grocer, March 4 at 12. Off Rec, 74, New

Ord Feb 22 borough st, Scarborough ELLIOTT, THOMAS, Barnsley, Miner. March 9 at 10. Off Rec, 3, Eastgate, Barns

HIGGS, JAMES, Oxford, Cab Proprietor. Oxford. Pet Feb 2. Ord Feb 23 ley

HOMAN, HERBER JOB, Rhyl, Hairdresser. Bangor. Pet Feb 22. Ord Feb 22 EVANS, JOHN, Haminiog, Cardiganshire, Shoemaker. March 4 at 2.15. Town HUGHES, Hugh PRITCHARD, sen, and HUGH PRITCHARD HUGHES, jun, Walton, hall, Aberystwith

Lancs, Builders. Liverpool. Pet Feb 14. Ord Feb 22 FARMER, GEORGE, Worcester, Baker. March 8 at 11. Off Rec, Worcester

JARMAN, JOHN DANIEL, Kentish town rd, Plumber. High Court. Pet Feb 21, FINEBERG, JOSEPH HYMAN, and LOUIS FREEDMAN, Gt Eastern st, Shoreditch,

Ord Feb 21 Furniture Dealers. March 4 at 12. Bankruptcy bldgs, Lincoln's inn

MAGILL, JOHN, Manchester, Machinist. Manchester. Pet Feb 22. Ord Feb 22 GILL, THOMAS JAMES, Hucknall Torkard, Nottingham, Grocer. March 4 at 11. Off Rec, 1, High pavement. Nottingham

MANSFIELD. WILLIAM, Taunton, Licensed Victualler. Taunton. Pet Feb 21.

Ord Feb 21 HASKELL, WALTER, New st, Hampton, Grocer. March 9 at 11. Room 16, 30 and MCKENZIE, A., Daneville rd, Denmark hill, Betting Agent. High Court Pet 31, St Swithin's lane

Jan 25. Ord Feb 23
HOWES. WALTER, and WILLIAM BURLEY, Birmingham, Lamp Manufacturers.
March 9 at 11. Off Rec, Birmingham

NICHOLAS, JAMES, and JOHN RICHARDS, Penzance, Painters. Truro. Pet Feb 19.

Ord Feb 21
Howes, WALTER (sep estate), King's Norton, Worcester, Lamp Manufacturer. PARK, SOPHIA, Leeds, Publican. Leeds. Pet Feb 21. Ord Feb 21

March 9 at 11. Off Rec, Birmingham
JONES, JOHN, Aberavon, Glamorgan, Draper. March 7 at 11. Off Rec, 6, Rutland

PHILLIPS, ALFRED, Pontlottyn, Glamorganshire, Grocer. Merthyr Tydfil. Pet st, Swansea

Feb 21. Ord Feb 21 KITCHING, JOHN, Fountain ct, Aldermanbury, Mantle Manufacturer. March 4

PILKINGTON, CHARLES, Blackburn, Cattle Drover. Blackburn. Pet Feb 19. Ord at 11. Bankruptcy bldgs, Lincoln's inn

Feb 21 LEWIS, JACOB, Woodside avenue, South Norwood, Builder. March 7 at 1. 109,

KEES, DAVID, Swansea Valley, Timber Merchant. Neath. Pet Feb 7. Ord Victoria st, Westminster

Feb 22 MAGILL, JOHN Manchester, Machinist. March 8 at 11,30. Off Rec, Ogden's SLEIGHT, ROBERT, Clee, Lincolnshire, Smack Owner. Great Grimsby. Pet Feb chbrs, Bridge st, Manchester

21. Ord Feb 21 MAJOR, JAMES, Middle Rasen, Lincoln, Farmer. March 8 at 12. Off Rec, 2, St

TEBAY, ANN, Gravesend, out of business. Rochester. Pet Feb 21. Ord Feb 23 Benedict's sq. Lincoln MANFIELD. WILLIAM, Taunton, Licensed Victualler. March 5 at 11.30. Off Rec,

THOMPSON, WILLIAM, Loughborough, Tobacconist. Leicester. Pet Jan 31. Ord

Feb 21 9, Middle st, Taunton NELSON, JOHN ROBERT, Stockton on Tees, Builder. March 4 at 11.15, Off Rec, 8,

WING, SAMUEL WHALEY, Colsterworth, Lincolnshire, Chemist. Nottingham. Albert rd, Middlesborough

Pet Feb 17. Ord Feb 22 OTTER, FREDERICK, Hainton, Northampton, Farmer. March 17 at 12. County

WINSTONE, WILLIAM HENRY, Cardiff, Jeweller. Cardiff. Pet Feb 17. Ord

Feb 23
Court, Peterborough
OWEN, EDWARD ROWLAND, Geneurglyn, Cardigan, Farmer. March 4 at 1.45.

London Gazette.-TUESDAY, March 1.
Townhall, Aberystwith

RECEIVING ORDERS. PATTON, THOMAS, Stockton on Tees, Builder. March 4 at 11.30. Off Rec, 8,

Ord Albert rd, Middlesborough

AINGER, EDWARD, Walthamstow, Grocer. High Court. Pet Feb 26.

Feb 26 FOGGI, WILLIAM ERNEST, Gt Crosby, nr Liverpool, Wine Merchant. March 8 at 2. Off Rec, 35, Victoria st, Liverpool

ALLSOP, CHARLES TITTENSER, Walsall, Saddler. Walsall. Pet Feb 24. Ord Feb 24 FCTTER, JAMES, Bolton, Lancs, Secretary to Building Societies. March 4 at 11.

BANYARD, REUBEN, and WALTER BANYARD, Lexden, Colchester, Bakers. Col16, Wood st, Bolton

chester. Pet Feb 24. Ord Feb 24 RANDLE, HENRY. Runcorn, Cheshire, Draper. March 11 at 11.30. Court house,

BERRUM, HJALMAR CONRAD, Cardiff, Clerk. Newport, Mon. Pet Feb 25. Ord Upper Bank st. Warrington

Feb 25 RIDLEY, CHARI.ES HENRY, Maidstone, Chemist. March 5 at 1. Off Rec, Week


Boot Dealers. Hanley, Burslem, and Tunstall. Pet Jan 31. Ord Feb 25 ROBINSON, WILLIAM, Gt Aycliffe, Durham, Innkeeper. March 4 at 11. Off Rec, BULLETT, HENRY SAMUEL, Springfield, Essex, Baker. Chelmsford. Pet Feb 25. ROSENBERG, MOSES, St Paul's ra. Canonbury, Jeweller. March 7 at 3. Whitehall BYERS, ALEXANDER, Shrewsbury, Draper. Shrewsbury. Pet Feb 7. Ord Feb 25

chbrs. 25, Colmore row, Birmingham SITARMAN, THOMAS, Eynesbury, Huntingdon, Butcher. March 4 at 11. Cross

CANTRELL, GEORGE HENRY, Stretton, Staffordshire, Coach Builder. Burton on Keys Inn, St Neots, Huntingdon SPILSBURY, GEORGE, Leek, Stafford, Licensed Victualler, March 8 at 11. Off

CARR, JOHN, Pickering, Yorks, Engineman. Scarborough. Pet Feb 24. Ord Rec, 23, King Edward st, Macclesfield STAAT, WILLIAM, Nottingham, Machinist. March 4 at 3. Off Rec, 1, High

CHATTERTON, JOHN, North wich, Cheshire, out of employment. Nantwich and pavement, Nottingham STEWART, CHARLES MALCOLM, Liverpool, Broker. March 8 at 12. Off Rec, 35,

COOKE, WILLIAM, and MARY KATHERINE COOKE, Swansea, 011 Refiners. SwanVictoria st, Liverpool TEBAY, ANN, Gravesend, out of business. March 7 at 11.30. Off Rec, High st,

EUSDEN. JAMES ANDERSON, Gainsborough, Jeweller. Lincoln. Pet Feb 25. Ord Rochester Towns, ROBERT, North Shields, Builder. March 9 at 2. Off Rec, Pink lane,

GIBSON, ROBERT, Purston, Yorks, Joiner. Wakefield. Pet Feb 25. Ord Feb 25 Newcastle upon Tyne

GROSUTT, THOMAS, Sheffield, Bookbinder. Sheffield. Pet Fub 25. Ord Feb 25 Portugal st, Lincoln's inn fields

borough, Pet Feb 17. Ord Feb 22

TREVER, THE US Splenham rd, Brixton. March 4 at 2.30. Bankruptcy blangs, HARRISON, ROBERT, Stockton on Tees, Grocer. Stockton on Tees and Middles


HAUBERG, WILLIAM, Bristol, Clothier. Bristol. Pet Feb 15. Ord Feb 25 FLINT, ERNEST WILLIAMS, and CLAUDE FLINT, Kenilworth, Warwick, Coffee HAUXWELL, ALFRED, Stroud green rd, Finsbury pk, China Dealer. High Court.

Tavern Keepers. March 10 at 3. Off Rec, 17, Hertford st, Coventry Pet Feb 25. Ord Feb 25

FORSTER, GEORGE GRAHAM, Compton terrace, Islington, Surgeon Dentist. HESLOP. JOHN, Manchester, Theatrical Manager. Manchester. Pet Feb 7. Ord

March 9 at 11. Bankruptcy blogs, Portugal st, Lincoln's inn fields Feb 24

GEE, RICHARD, Oxford, Ironmonger. March 14 at 11.30. Off Rec, 1, St Aldate's, HIGSON, THOMAS CRANK, Bolton, Lancs, Licensed Victualler. Bolton. Pet Feb

Oxford 25. Ord Feb 25

GILLINGHAM, WILLIAM GEORGE, Frinton, Essex, Builder. March 8 at 2.30. HODGETTS, EDWIN, Upton on Severn, Worcester, Boatman, Worcester. Pet

Townhall, Colchester
Feb 24. Ord Feb 24

GRAY, CHARLES, Womersley, nr Pontefract, Joiner. March 8 at 11.15. Off Ree, HONEYBELL, DANIEL, Boxted, Essex, Farmer. Colchester. Pet Feb 26. Ord

Southgate chmbrs, Southgate, Wakefield
Feb 26

HAINSWORTH, ALBERT SWAINE, Bradford, Worsted Spinner. March 8 at 11. ISAACS, C, Manchester. Manchester. Pet Feb 9. Ord Feb 24

Off Rec, 31, Manor row, Bradford

HARRISON, ROBERT, Stockton on Tees, Grocer. March 11 at 12. Off Rec, 8, IVORY, HENRY JOSEPH, Copenhagen st, Caledonian rd, Bookbinder. High Albert rd, Middlesborough Court. Pet Feb 24. Ord Feb 24

HARRISON, THOMAS, South Stockton, Durham, Pawnbroker. March 11 at 11. JONES, DANIEL, Leadenhall st, Iron Merchant. High Court. Pet Jan 21. Ord Off Rec, 8, Albert rd, Middlesborough Feb 26

HARVEY, GEORGE MAWEON LEGGE, 19, Elm grove, Cricklewood, Clerk. March KINGSFORD, CHARLES TOMSON, and ERNEST ALFRED REYNOLDS, Catherine ct, 8 at 11. 16 Room, 30 and 31, St. Swithin's lane Seething lane, Brokers. High Court. Pet Dec 20. Ord Feb 25

HIGSON, THOMAS CRANK, Bolton, Lancashire, Licensed Victualler. March 11 at LEBBELL, ISAAC, Scoulton, Norfolk, Blacksmith. Norwich. Pet Feb 34. Ord 11. 16. Wood st, Bolton Feb 24

HODGETTS, EDWIN, Upton on Severn, Worcestershire, Boatman. March 11 at 11. LEGGETT, FREDERICK, Gt Yarmouth, Fish Merchant. Gt Yarmouth. Pet Feb Off Rec, Worcester 26. Ord Feb 26

HOMAN, HEBER JOB, Rhyl, Flintshire, Hairdresser. March 9 at 12. Off Rec, LOVICK, HARRY EDWARD, Leeds, Joiner. Leeds. Pet Feb 24. Ord Feb 24

Chester MARKS, FREDERICK MOSES, Moorgate st, Lithographic Artist. High Court. Pet HUNT, EDWIN BARNES, Dewberry st, Bromley by Bow, Grocer. March 10 at 11. Jan 12, Ord Feb 21

33, Carey st, Lincoln's inn MONTAGUE, MONTAGUE, Moorgate st, Lithographic Artist. High Court. Pet JONES, EDWARD, Maenan, Carnarvonshire, Farmer. March 9 at 11. Off Rec, Jan 12. Ord Feb 21

Chester NEWLAND, STEPHEN, High st, Stepney, Tailor, High Court. Pet Feb 5. Ord JONES, WILLIAM FREDERICK, Birmingham, Beer Retailer. March 11 at 2. Off Feb 25

Rec, Birmingham NICHOLLS, SIMEON, Walsall, Licensed Victualler. Walsall. Pet Feb 23. Ord KER, the Hon CHARLES J. INNES, Charles st, Berkeley sq. March 9 at 2.30. Feb 23

Bankruptcy bldngs, Lincoln's inn fields NORMAN, WILLIAM JOSEPH, Somerton, Somerset, Plumber. Yeovil. Pet Feb 25. LEBBELL, ISAAC. Scoulton, Norfolk, Blacksmith. March 11 at 11.30. Off Rec, 8, Ord Feb 25

King st, Norwich OLDACRES, ANN, Brownsfields Farm, nr Lichfield, Farmer. Walsall. Pet Feb LEWIS, JOHN, Llangwrig, Montgomeryshire, Innkeeper. March 8 at 1. Off Rec, 25. Ord Feb 25

Llanidloes PEAKE, WILLIAM HENRY, Gerrard st, Soho, Jeweller. High Court. Pet Feb 23.

L'HUILLIER, CHARLES, and JULES DUBOIS, Hatton Garden, Watch ManuOrd Feb 24

facturers. March 11 at 2.30. Bankruptcy bldngs, Portugal st, Lincoln's PEARCE, JOSEPH, Wednesbury, Stafford, Licensed Victualler. Walsall. Pet Feb

inn fields 26. Ord Feb 26

NICHOLAS, JAMES, and JOHN RICHARDS, Penzance, Painters. March 8 at 11.3). PULMAN, GEORGE, Merthyr Tydfil, Confectioner. Merthyr Tydfil Pet Feb 23.

Off Rec, Boscawen st, Truro
Ord Feb 23

NIGHTINGALE, R. W., Aston, Warwickshire, Paper Hangings Dealer. March 11 RAWLINGS, JOHN, Sedgley, Staffs, Builder. Dudley. Pet Feb 25. Ord Feb 25

at 11. Off Rec, Birmingham

OPITZ, G., St. Mary Axe, Commission Agent. March 10 at 12. 33, Carey st, RAWLINGS, THOMAS ALFRED, Sedgley, Staffs, Builder. Dudley. Pet Feb 25. Ord Lincoln'sinn Feb 25

PAGE, JAMES HENRY, Brighton, Refreshment Contractor. March 9 at 12. Off REDHEAD, JAMES, Liverpool, Shipwright. Liverpool. Pet Feb 24. Ord Feb 24

Rec, 4, Pavilion bldgs, Brighton REYNOLDS, NATHAN SAMUEL EDMUND, Fareham, Hants, Printer. Portsmouth. PARSONS, WILLIAM NICHOLAS FREEMAN, Monkton, Isle of Thanet, Gent. March Pet Feb 21. Ord Feb 21

8 at 12. 33, Carey st, Lincoln's inn SCANDRETT, WILLIAM, Michaelchurch on Arrow, Radnorshire, Farmer. Leo PARTRIDGE, WALTER ROBINSON, Walton on the Naze, Licensed Victualler and minster. Pet Feb 21. Ord Feb 24

Hotel Keeper. March Sat 1.45. Townhall, Colchester SCOTT, JOIN, Batley, Yorks, Rag Merchant. Dewebury. Pet Feb 26. Ord PILKINGTON, CHARLES, Blackburn, Cattle Drover. March 9 at 2.80. County Feb 26

Court, Blackburn SEARLE, HENRY, Moretonhampstead, Devon, Bootmaker. Exeter. Pet Feb 17. REDHEAD, JAMES. Liverpool, Shipwright. March 11 at 2. Off Rec, 35, Ord Feb 24

Victoria st, Liverpool SIDEBOTTON, WILLIAM, Rothwell, Yorks, Greengrocer. Leeds. Pet Feb 24. REYNOLDS, NATHAN SAMUEL EDMUND, Fareham, Printer. March 14 at 3.80.166, Ord Feb 24

Queen st, Portsea STEPHENSON, COWLING, Bradford, Joiner. Bradford. Pet Feb 23. Ord Feb 23 SALISBURY, R. B., Woodford, Essex. March 10 at 2.30. 83, Carey st, Lincoln's. TAYLOR, JOHN, Groves, York, Cowkeeper. York. Pet Feb 25. Ord Feb 25

inn TREW, ALFRED CUNDY, Ipswich, Builder. Ipswich. Pet Feb 24. Ord Feb 24

SEARLE, HENRY, Moretonhampstead, Devon, "Boot Maker. March 10 at 10.

Castle of Exeter, Exeter VIETOR, FRITZ, Fann st, Barbican, Straw Board Liner. High Court. Pet Feb

SHORE, WILLIAM JAMES, Runcorn, Agent. March 11 at 12. Court house, Upper

Bank st, Warrington
WESTON, LOUISA, Cheltenham, Widow. Cheltenham. Pet Feb 25. Ord Feb 25 SLEIGHT, ROBERT, Clee, Lincoln, Smackowner. March 9 at 12. Off Rec, 3,

Haven st, Gt Grimsby
WILLIAMS, DANIEL, Eglwysilan, Glamorganshire, Farmer. Pontypridd. Pet
Feb 16. Ord Feb 26

STEPHEN ON, COWLING, Gt Horton, Bradford, Joiner. March 8 at 12. Off Rec,

31, Manor row, Bradford WILLIAMS, DAVID, Mold, Flintshire, General Dealer. Chester. Pet Feb 24. Ord Feb 24

TAYLOR, CAROLINE, Fordington, Dorset, Engineer. March 15 at 12.30. Antelope WILLIAMS, MARTHA, Pontycymmer, or Bridgend, Grocer. Cardiff. Pet Feb 25. TAYLOR, JOHN, Groves, York, Cowkeeper. March 11 at 12. Off Rec, 17, Blake WORSLEY, WILLIAM, Pemberton, Lancashire, Manure Manufacturer. Wigan. TREW, "ALFRED CUNDY, Ipswich, Builder. March 10 at 12.15. Golden Lion WRIGHT, THOMAS, Scarborough, Innkeeper. Scarborough. Pet Feb 17.

Hotel, Ipswich

WARD, THOMAS, Kingston upon Hull, Venetian Blind Maker. March 8 at 11. The following amended notice is substituted for that published in the

Off Rec, Lincoln's inn bidge, Bowlalley lane, Hull
WESTON, LOUISA, Cheltenham, Widow. March 16 at 3.30. County Court, Chel-

HICKS, JOHN SNARE, Manchester, Manufacturer of Domestics. Manchester. WILLIAMS, DAVID, Mold, Flint, General Dealer. March 16 at 12.
Pet Jan 27. Ord Jan 27

Off Rec,

The following amended notice is substituted for that published in the WINSTONE, WILLIAM HENRY, Cardiff, Jeweller. March 10 at 11. Off Rec, 3,

London Gazette of Feb. 4.
MARTIN, HENRY FRANCIS, Manchester, Perambulator Manufacturer.

Crockherbtown, Cardiff

Manchester. Pet Jan 31. Ord Jan 31

ADJUDICATIONS. The following amended notice is substituted for that published in the ALLSOP, CHARLES TITTENSER, Walsall, Saddler. Walsall. Pet Feb 23. Ord MAJOR, JAMES, Middle Rasen, Lincolnshitter, Farmer.. Lincoln. Pet Jan 6. Ord BALDEN, HENRY, Otham, Kent, Shoemaker. Maidstone. Pet Feb 18. Ord

Feb 24

ALDERMAN, EDWIN CHARLES, Southend, Clothier.

BEALE, GEORGE, Cambridge rd, Hammersmith, Publican. High Court.
March 9 at 12.45. Great

Jan 5. Ord Feb 26
Eastern Hotel, Liverpool st, London

BENNETT, JAMES, Storey's gate, St James's park, Auctioneer. High Court. Pet BALCHIN, JAMES ARTHUR, Farnham, Grocer. March 10 at 1.30. Townhall, Farn

Jan 20. Ord Feb 26 BANYARD, REUBEN, and WALTER BANYARD, Lexden, nr Colchester, Bakers.

BERRUM, HJALMAR CONRAD, Caruiff, Glamorganshire, Merchant's Clerk. Newport, Mon. Pet Feb 25. Ord Feb 26

Scarborough. Pet Feb 24. BECKETT, GEORGE SLATER, Liverpool, Builders' Merchant. March 10 at 3. Off

CARR, John, Pickering, Yorkshire, Engineman.

Ord Feb 24 BERBUM, HJALMAR CONRAD, Cardiff, Clerk. March 11 at 12. Of Rec, 12, Trede

CASEY, JOHN, Liverpool, Labourer. Liverpool. Pet Sept 16. Ord Feb 26

CHAPMAN, ALFRED JOHN, and JOSEPH CHARLES CHAPMAN, Kennington rd, Stone BISHOP, JOHN GEORGE, Kelvin ter, Highbury, Builder. March 8 at 12. Bank

Carvers. High Court. Pet Feb 14. Ord Feb 24

DAY, GEORGE, Ridinghouse st, Portland pl, Carpenter. High Court. Pet Jan 18 BRILL, JESSE, Maesteg, Glamorganshire, Grocer. March 11 at 3. Of Rec, 3,

Ord Feb 25

DELVES, CHARLES FREDERIC, and WILLIAM TRESS, Uckfield, Sussex, Brewers BROWN, CHARLES, Fenton, Stafford, out of business. March 8 at 2. Off Rec,

Lewes and Eastbourne. Pet Feb 22. Ord Feb 25

DENNAN, JOHN EUSTACE, Lower Phillimore pl, Kensington, Surgeon Dentist. CACKETT, EL WARD WILLIAM, Gravesend, Milkman. March 9 at 11.30. Off Rec,

High Court. Pet Aug 19. Ord Feb 24

EUSDEN, JAMES ANDERSON, Gainsborough, Jeweller. Lincoln, Pet Feb 25. Ord CANTRELL, GEORGE HARRY, Stretton, Stafford, Coachbuilder. March 9 at 3.

Feb 25

FAIRBROTHER, JAMES, Accrington, Lancashire, Confectioner. Blackburn. Pet CLOUTING, JOHN Revert, Thetford, Norfolk, Surgeon. March 11 at 12.15. Off

Feb 22. Ord Feb 25

FITZGIBBON, GERALD, Eastcheap, Dyewood Broker. High Court. Pet Jan 21. COOKE, WILLIAM, and MARY KATHERINE COOKE, Swansea, Oil Refiners. March

Ord Feb 26

FLEMING, J C, Mansfield Arms, Kentish Town, Licensed Victualler. High DONAGUE, JOHN, Swansea, Solicitor. Waarch 11 at 11. Off Rec, 6, Rutland st,

Court. Pet Nov 8. Ord Feb 26

ESO UREA, JUAN DE, Preston, Sussex, no occupation. March 3 at 12. Of Rec, Grostion Builderssheticla, Buti bineer. ans heffield. Pet Feb 25. Ord Feb 25 BODENS BED AND Boys, Gainsborough, Jeweller. March 8 at 12.30. Oft Rec, HARRISON, THOMAs, South Stockton, Durham. Pawnbroker. Stockton on Tees Parenting seseos Acarigton, Confectioner, March 3 at 3. County Court, Harven, die derde bonovada Leste, Elm grove, cricklewood, Clerk. Barnet. Pet

HAUXWELL, ALFRED, Stroud green rd, Finsbury pk, China Dealer. High Court. SEARLE, HENRY, Moretonhampstead, Devon, Bootmaker. Exeter. Pet Feb 17, Pet Feb 25. Ord Feb 26

Ord Feb 24 HAWKINS, THOMAS JOHN, Uxbridge, Florist. High Court. Pet Feb 8. Ord SIDEBOTTOM, WILLIAM, Rothwell, Yorks, Greengrocer. Leeds. Pet Feb 24. Ord Feb 95

Feb 24 HIGSON, THOMAS CRANK. Bolton, Lancashire, Licensed Victualler. Bolton. STEPHENSON. COWLING, Gt Orton, Bradford, Joiner. Bradford. Pet Feb 23. Pet Feb 25. Ord Feb 25

Ord Feb 23 HONEYBELL, DANIEL, Boxted, Essex, Farmer. Colchester. Pet Feb 26. Ord TAYLOR, CAROLINE, Fordington, Dorchester, Engineer. Dorchester. Pet Feb 22. Feb 26

Ord Feb 26 ISAACS, C., Manchester. Manchester. Pet Feb 9. Ord Feb 26

TAYLOR, JOHN, Groves, York, Cow Keeper. York. Pet Feb 25. Ord Feb 26 IVORY. HENRY JOSEPH, Roman rd, Barnsbury, Bookbinder. High Court. Pet TRIMBLE, EDWARD, Tallartive, or Cockermouth, Farmer. Cockermouth and Feb 24. Ord Feb 25

Workington. Pet Feb 17. Ord Feb 23 KING, WILLIAM, Smallfield, Burstow, Builder. Croydon. Pet Feb 7. Ord | TURNER. FRANCES GEARE, residence unknown, Widow. High Court. Pet Dec 1. Feb 21

Ord Feb 26 LANGLEY. MALVINA ELIZABETH, Coleshill, Warwickshire, Builder. Birmingham WARD, SAMUEL, WILLIAM SAMUEL WARD, and WILLIS WARD. Mansfield, NotPet Feb 22, Ord Feb 24

tinhamshire, Hosiers. Nottingbam. Pet Jan 31. Ord Feb 23 LEBBELL. ISAAC, Scoulton, Norfolk, Blacksmith. Norwich. Pet Feb 24. Ord WHITE, HENRY ABBLITT, ROBERT THOMPSON WHITE and JOSEPH_AUGUSTUS Feb 25

WHITE, West Green rd, Tottenham, Grocers. Edmonton. Pet Jan 29. Ord LEGGETT. FREDEBICB, Great Yarmouth, Fish Merchant. Great Yarmouth. Pet Feb 26 Feb 25. Ord Feb 26

WILLIAMS, BENJAMIN, Liverpool, Grocer. Liverpool. Pet Feb 2. Ord Feb 26 L'HUILLIER, CHARLES and JULES DUBOIS, Hatton Garden, Watch Manufacturers. High Court. Pet Feb 11. Ord Feb 24

WILLIAMS, MARTHA, Pontycymmer, nr Bridgend, Grocor. Cardiff. Pet Feb LOVICK, HARRY EDWARD, Leeds, Joiner. Leeds. Pet Feb 24. Ord Feb 24

24. Ord Feb 25

WILSON, CHRISTOPHER NATHANIEL, Guiseley, nr Leeds, Oil Merchant. Bradford. MARLOW. HENRY CHARLES, Walsall, Collar Maker. Walsall. Pet Feb 22. Ord Pet Feb 7. Ord Feb 25

Feb 25
NEWTON, HENRY, Nottingham, Schoolmaster. Nottingham. Pet Feb 7. Ord
Feb 26

NICHOLLS, SIMEON, Walsal), Licensed Victualler. Walsall. Pet Feb 23. Ord
Feb 25



303 NORMAN, WILLIAM JOSEPH, Somerton, Somerset, Plumber. Yeovil. Pet Feb 25. THR GLEBE LANDS BILL..


305 OWEN, EDWARD ROWLAND, Llanfihangel Geneurglyn, Cardiganshire, Farmer. LAND



306 PEARCE, JOSEPH, Wednesbury, Staffs, Licensed Victualler. Walsall. Pet Feb AMINATION

299 CREDITORS' NOTICES 26. Od Feb 26


300 BANKRUPTCY NOTICES PINNOCK, WILLIAM, Kencott, Oxfordshire, Farmer. Oxford. Pet Feb 22. Ord

Feb 25 REDHEAD, JAMES, Liverpool, Shipwright. Liverpool. Pet Feb 24. Ord Feb 24 All letters intended for publication in the Solicitors' Journalmust lie SCOTT, JOHN, Batley, Yorks, Rag Mercbant. Dewsbury. Pet Feb 26. Ord Feb 26 authenticited by the nime of the writer.

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which transacts both Fire and Life Insurance Busi-

Capital £2,000,000, fully subscribed. 50, REGENT STREET, W., and 14, CORNness.

£200,000 paid up. Reserve Fund, £12,000. HILL, E.C., LONDON.

Ch:21 Omice

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hold mortgages. The Debenture issue is limited to Invested Funds

£2,4 5.965 The Funds in hand and Capital Subscribed amount to the uncalled capital. Annual Income

£319 215
£1,900,000 sterling.

Claims and Surrenders paid exceed... £8,000,000 Chairman-JAMES CUDDON, Esq., of the Middle H. J. BRISTOW, Esq. Sir WILLIAM T. POWER,
Bonuses declared ...

Temple, Barrister-at-Law.

W. K. GRAHAM, Esq.


Deputy-Chairman-CHARLES PEMBERTON, Esq. (Lee FALCONER LARKWORTHY, THOS. RUSSELL, Esq. OF ASSURANCE. - Foreign & Pembertons), Solicitor, 44, Lincoln's-inn-fields. Residence and Travel.-All Policies already issued


C.M.G. The Directors invite attention to the New Form of and to be issued a ter having been Five Years in

ARTHUR M. MITCHISON, Sir EDWARD W. STAFForce-the Life Assured not being engaged in any Life Policy, which is free from all conditions.


FORD, K.O.M.G. Military, Naval, or Seafaring Sei vice, and of the ale Policies of Insurance granted against the contin

Chairman of Colonial Board of Thirty years and upwards - sball be relieved from gency of Issue at moderate rates of Premium.

The Hon. Sir FREDK. WHITAKER, K.C.M.G., M.L.O., all conditions as to Foreign Residence and Travel. The Company ADVANCES Money on Mortgage of

late Premier of New Zealand. Life Interests and Reversions, whether absolute or HALF-CREDIT SYSTEM.-Merchants, Traders, and contingent.

The Directors are issuing Terminable Debentures others requiring the full ure of their Cspital, and

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4, per cent. for five years and upwards. Interest halfale invited to examine the terms of the Half-Credit Annual Balance Sheet, and every information, sent System of this Office.

A. M. MITCHISON, Managing Director. post-free on application to

Leadenhall-buildings, Leadenhall-st., London, E.C. Prospectuses and further information to be ob

FRANK MOGEDY, Actuary and Secretary. tained at the Head Office, or of any of the Agents.


Established 1836.
Actuary and Secretary.

LONDON: 1, Moorgate-street, E.O.



Offices of the Corporation

Winchester House, Old Broad-street. E.C.

Fire Premiums

Railway Accidents, Employer's Liability,

Life Premiums
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Policies are now being issued by this Corporation

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insuring Mortgages of Freehold and Leasehold
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balances, when not drawn below £100. Prompt and Liberal Settlement of Claims. The Corporation also grants Policies to Lease

The Bank undertakes for its Customers, free of Holders insuring the return of the Amount invested

Charge, the Custody of Deeds, Writings, and other CHAIRMAN-HARVIE M. FARQUHAR, Esq. at the expiration of their leases or at any fixed

Securities and Valuables; the collection of Bills or West-End Office :-8, Grand Hotel Buildings, W.C.; periods.

Exchange, Dividende, and'Coupons; and the purchase For particulars and conditions of Insurance apply

and sale of Stocks, Shares, and Annuities. Letters of Head Office :-64, CORNHILL, LONDON, E.C.

to the Secretary.

By order,

Credit and Circular Notes issued.
WILLIAM J. VIAN, Secretary.

JAS. C. PRINSEP, Secretary.

The BIRKBECK ALMANACK, with full particuJanuary 6, 1887.

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a married woman has the fee simple, but is restrained from antici. In the Solicitors' Journal. Reg. v. Mayor of Liverpool........ 318

pation, she does not come within the Settled Land Act, and cannot Sbaw v. Gervan ........ ....... 318 grant a valid lease (see Re Currey, 35 W. R. 326) by reason of the Arch v. Bentinck

319 Countess of Dudley's and London

In the Weekly Reporter.

restraint on anticipation. The result is, that the lesser interest and North-Western Railway Co's Contract, Re BerridgesMan On Insurance Co. 34: absolute ownership in cases of married women restrained from

namely, the tenancy for life-carries with it larger powers than Fenneesy v. Rabbits & Sons Gardiner, Re, Jones v. Gardiner .. 318 Brook v. Brook

351 anticipation. It is said that a Bill will be introduced into Goring v. Lloyd

Carling v. London and Leeds Bank 344 Grey, Re, Acason v. Greenwood .. 316 Gardiner v. Courthope .....

352 Parliament in the course of the present session to remove this Hayward v. Lely

Margary v. Robinson
Hull, Barnsley, and West Riding Outlay Assurance Society, In re .. 313

anomaly. It is clearly a case for legislative interference. Railway Co. v. Yorkshire and

Price, In re

340 Derbyshire Coal Co...

315 Pryor v. Pryor and Shelford Mallet v. Hanly

Seton, Laing, & Co. v. Lafone Osborne v. Milman

Smythe v. Smythe

346 Payne, Re. Res v. Asbmead

317 Tucker, In re, Bowchier v. Gordon 344 Penny v. Hangon

IT IS NOT SURPRISING that the good sense of the Bar Committee 318 Whorwood, In re, Ogle v. Lord Picker v. London and County


342 should have shelved the strange proposal “that a committee be Banking Co. (Lim.) 315 Woodward v. Goulstone

appointed to inquire and report whether there is any binding rule or custom which prevents a member of the bar from seeing or

doing business with clients personally without the intervention of The Solicitors' Journal and Reporter. a solicitor ; and also whether there are any, and what, exceptions

to such a rule.” Supposing a committee to be appointed, and to LONDON, MARCH 12, 1887.

report, with a great flourish of historical research, that in the time of Queen Anne there was no intervention of the solicitor, but that

“Widow BLACKACRE” instructed her counsel personally-what CURRENT TOPICS.

then ? If, as is commonly admitted, Queen Anne is dead, it is THE LEADING

COUNSEL in the several courts of the five Chan- not less true that the practice in her time is also dead. Supposing cery judges have been looking for a renewal of the practice counsel to be instructed by a solicitor except a County Court Act

it were further reported that there is no statute law requiring of former years, under which the judges were absent for a few days in order to make a break in the long sittings, but none of

- what then? It is not statute law, but etiquette or custom which the learned judges has expressed an intention this year to governs the action of the bar in these matters ; etiquette or custom adopt that practice.

means no more than the practice of the time, and at no time bas the practice of the intervention of the solicitor been so firmly

established as during the last half-century. If it were desirable THOSE PERSONS who consider themselves entitled to fabulous to stir up the matter at all, the inquiry should be, not whether sums lying in the Pay Office of the Supreme Court, are afforded there is any custom preventing a member of the bar from seeing a fresh opportunity of extending their researches by a supple- dient that the well-established custom to the contrary should be

or doing business with clients personally, but whether it is expement to the Gazette just iesued, containing a list, in alphabetical abolished. Upon that question we do not suppose that a dozen form, of accounts which have not been dealt with for fifteen years. They are, however, warned that only 1-19th of the men in fair practice at the bar could be found to support the amounts standing to these accounts exceed £1,000, and that only

affirmative. one-third exceed £100.

ONE OF THE MOST USEFUL provisions of the Railway and Canal THE MODERN SYSTEM by which each judge in the Court of Appeal section 13 of the Regulation of Railways Act, 1873. By that

Traffic Bill is that which it is proposed to substitute for the present delivers an independent judgment, even when all are agreed, has

section any municipal corporation, local or harbour board may the hearing of Re Arbenz, a trade-mark case relating to the Gremos complain to the Railway Commissioners of a contravention of the air-gun. The three judgments of the Court of Appeal in the Traffic Acts without proof that the complainants are aggrieved by case of the “Melrose” hair-restorer and Electric bevelveteen the contravention, but a proviso (unwisely inserted in the House belied on, and a good deal of discussion took place as to the mpos requiring, as a condition precedent, that their complaint be Bible differences of view expressed by their lordships. It appeared, accompanied by a certificate of the Board of Trade “ to the effect bowerer, that the two Lords Sustices who followed to read online that, in their opinion, the case is a proper one to be submitted." dificulty of repeating the same thing in diferent words hath aed to locus standi by the addition of justices in quarter sessions, county jude judges had merely said “ I concur," their judgments, and the freighters, or chamber of commerce or agriculture as may obtain a judgment of the conrt, would have been far more to the sunan bibe certificate from the Board of Trade that it is, in the opinion of the judgments is due to the singular etiquette of the bench, which has cipal corporations, therefore, and other bodies of whose reprethe the thing to be said three times over te hout be respect as for provision, to be left entirely to judge for themselves whether they the same make it necessory, when a judgment is to be reversed, for sentative character there can be no doubt, are, under the new DahideWELL, when a Lord Justice, techo "introduced this for moord and similar bodies are to be controlled by the Board of Trade, not politeness, but then he was a judge strong enough to be silent

as regards the goodness of their case, but only as regards their concurring; it is not the rule of more recent times.

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under the Ast. By section 61, sub-section 2, the powers the occasion of the hearing of an appeal on the 4th inst., in an und by sub-section 6 of the same sectione it is nenacted that a summons, the judge in chambers pronounced on the construction es trace by a married woman of anye power andere mensent the accordance with the above-mentioned rule, was detective in several estraint on anticipation in the settlement shall not prevent the of a will, and the order, which was drawn up in chambers in has the woman, tenant for life and Preventioned Prem tanticipation, respects, and especially in that is realed to follow the words of the

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expressed their disapprobation of the rule which allowed such position of creditors who have assented to a private arrangement orders to be drawn up by the chief clerks instead of by the with an insolvent debtor who has subsequently become bankruptregistrars. Ord. 55, r. 74, was undoubtedly framed upon the

“In the case submitted to the Solicitor-General, many of the creditors resolution (No. 27) of the committee appointed by Lord SELBORNE, had executed an ordinary deed of arrangement, and within three months of " that many of the orders made in chambers, other than money the execution of the deed a receiving order had been made against the orders, should be drawn by the chief clerks, unless the judge executed the deed can prove against the estate or participate in its assets, otherwise directs." It does not appear that any of the chancery They have, he holde, released the debtor by an instrument under seal, judges have given any special directions to their chief clerks on and if bankruptcy intervenes within three months of the release the subject, though it is the fact that many orders are now they cannot rank as creditors of the estate. We understand that Sir drawn in chambers which used to be drawn by the registrars. No EDWARD CLARKE goes so far as to hold ihat they cannot even prove for the one was ever able to understand the object of that part of the rule amount of the composition stipulated for in the deed of arrangement.” which carries out the above-quoted words of the resolution. It It has been subsequently stated that the opinion is signed by Sir surely could not have been intended to expedite business by EDWARD CLARKE and Mr. M. Muir Mackenzie; that it covers “ all adding to the work of the chief clerks and taking away some work arrangements on wbich the creditors give a release under seal," from the registrars. If the evidence taken by the committee is and that the ground of the opinion is that, “as a release under examined, it will be found that the principal witness on this point seal requires no consideration to support it, the only effect of a -Mr. Hawkins, chief clerk to Mr. Justice Cutty—says, in effect subsequent bankruptcy is that any property which the deed (625—8), that the orders could be drawn at chambers, but to purports to convey to the creditors becomes the property of the have them so drawn would largely increase his labour; that, even trustee in bankruptcy. For every other purpose the deed is supposing there were a sufficient staff for the purpose, it would be valid against the creditors, who are thus absolutely bound by their

trained up

It would seem from the first very unadvisable, as the registrars are a body of men

these statements that from their youth in orders ” ; that when errors are made in the deed to which the opinion related was an ordinary composition chambers they are discovered by the care of the registrars, and deed, and it would be interesting to learn in detail how the that no time would be saved by the proposed change. In the learned counsel dispose of the ordinary notion that the express case before the Court of Appeal the error which was made in mention in such a deed of two considerationsviz., the agreement chambers would in all probability have been detected under the of all the creditors to execute it; and the covenant to pay the scrutiny of the registrars, and from the words let fall by the stipulated composition--makes the failure of either of these conjudges it may be expected that this source of error will be put a siderations fatal to the deed, and restores the creditors' previous stop to, or greatly modified, at an early date.

rights. In most composition deeds a proviso is inserted for the revival of the debts of the creditors on failure to meet any of the instalments of the composition, and as regards future deeds of

arrangement, the opinion, even if correct, need not occasion uneasiWE RECORD elsewhere the lamented death of Mr. WILLIAM SHAEN ness. Nothing more appears to be necessary than the insertion of and the leading facts of his career; but, apart from his many claims a proviso that, in case bankruptcy should supervene or any other to grateful remembrance on the ground of public services and works event occur to deprive the creditors of the benefit of the assignment of benevolence, there is a special reason for a tribute to his memory or composition (as the case may be), the release contained in the in these columns. He was one of the most active movers in the deed should be void. Many of our readers will have observed that, project which resulted, more than thirty years ago, in the in the drafts of deeds of arrangement prepared by experienced establishment of the SOLICITORS' Journal; and he acted for many practitioners since the Act of 1883, a clause is inserted, expressly

" the release or years as secretary of the company, composed of London and providing that, in the events above mentioned, provincial solicitors, which was formed for that purpose.

It discharge aforesaid shall not prevent the creditors from claiming was, we believe, Mr. SHAEN who laid down in the first article under such bankruptcy proceedings." of the first number the lines on which the journal was to deal with the interests it was established to promote.

" It will be the duty of this journal to secure for the solicitor, so far as its power shall extend, the recognition of his fair rights and proper INCUMBRANCES UNDER THE YORKSHIRE REGISsocial character and position. But there is nothing of an aggressive nature in the functions which we thus assume.

TRIES ACTS, 1884, 1885. That which is for the general good is best for individuals and

I. classes, and the interest of the client is the same thing as the Under the Yorkshire Registries Act, 1884, which came into operainterest of the lawyer of every grade. By this principle we tion on the 1st of January, 1885,

is defined (section 3) propose to try all questions, and we helieve that, if fairly ap- so as to include (inter alia) any plied, it will suffice for their solution. And if in time we can writ of execution or sequestration, adjudication in bankruptcy, or

conveyance, judgment, decree, convince the public that this is the rule which guides our other order or process of, or issuing from, a court of competent efforts, we shall be sure of obtaining for the body we under- jurisdiction.. take to represent a fair and impartial investigation of whatever claims it may have to urge. It must always be remembered or made" after 1884 ; and by section 14, “all assurances entitled

Power is given (section 4) to register "all assurances executed that the duty of this journal is not only to convince solicitors to be registered under this Act shall have priority according to the that their claims are just, but to convince the world at large, date of registration thereof, and not according to the date of such and this we can only hope to do by establishing a reputation for assurances or of the execution thereof.

All priorities full and free inquiry, for fair and unbiassed judgment, and frank, given by this Act shall have full effect in all courts, except in uncompromising declaration of the conclusions at which we have cases of actual fraud, and all persons claiming thereunder any arrived.". Since those lines were written, thirty years ago, the legal or equitable interests shall be entitled to corresponding advance in the recognition of the rights of solicitors and in their priorities, and no such person shall lose any priority merely in social position has probably been far greater than their writer consequence of his having been affected with actual or constructive that period this journal has aided in the accomplishment of tion of land or charge on land which, if unregistered, would be this result; the important matter has been that the action of fraudulent and void shall, notwithstanding registration, be frauduthe successive Councils of the Incorporated Law Society has lent and void in like manner." been, on the whole, honourably distinguished by a steady adherence to Mr. Shen's conception of the true interests of the every person has been bound to take notice of every order oder

This Act has introduced a novel principle into our law. Hitherto profession.

superior court, but it appears that, if the land affected by the order

is situated in Yorkshire, a person making title to the land by a A BIRMINGIAN PAPER recently stated that the Solicitor-General before the order is registered, has priority over the person what had given an opinion on an important point connected with the claims the virtue of the order han other words, the purchaser is

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