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Allison, Thomas, Milnsbridge, York, Plumber. Dec 23 at 11 at offices Hall, Alfred, and Edwin Hall, Tottenham ct rd, China Merchants of Welsh, Queen st Huddersfield

Dec 17 at 3 at offices of Reynolds, Furnivai's inn, Holborn Anderson, Margaret, Liscard, Chester, Beerseller. Dec 30 at 2 at Harvey, James, Longton, Stafford, Tailor. Dec 21 at 11.30 at offices offices of Wilson and Co, Lord st, Liverpool

of Tennant and Co, Cheapside, Hanley Armitage, Thomas Taylor, Jun, Honley Moor, nr Huddersfield, Harvey, William Henry, Rotherhithe New rd, Ironfounder. Dec 21

Farmer. Dec 29 at 4 at offices of Rideal, Chronicle chambers, at 11 at Masons' Hall Tavern, Masons' avenue, Basinghall st. Barnsley

Gregory, Cannon st Armstrong, Samuel, Birmingham, Machinist. Dec 21 at 11 at offices

Haseall, John, Longton, Stafford, Beerseller. Dec 23 at 11 at offices of Peet, Newhall chambers, Newhall st, Birmingham

of Sword, Cheapside, Hanley Bagley, Benjamin, Sedgley, Stafford, out of business. Dec 23 at 12 Havelock, Christian, Sunderland, Durham, Managing Steam Tug at offices of Tinsley, Priory st, Dudley

Owner. Dec 22 at 11 at offices of Alcock and Co, st Thomas st, Baynham, James, Jun, Hereford, Seedsman. Dec 21 at 4.30 at offices Sunderland of Corner, High town, Hereford

Hayward, Charles Henry, Drinkstone, Suffolk, Former. Jan 3 at Bell, George, Salisbury, Wilts, Builder. Dec 22 at 1 at offices of

12 at Guildhall, Bury St Edmunds. Salmon and Son Hodding, Market House chambers, Salisbury

Hemmings, William, Sen, Crawley, Oxford, Farmer. Dec 21 at 2 Bentley, John, Liversedge, York, Stonemason. Dec 23 at 3 at offices

at Crown and Cushion Hotel, Chipping Norton. Kilby and Mace, of Sykes, Heckmond wike

Chipping Norton Berridge, John, Careby, Lincoln, Farmer. Dec 27 at 12 at offices of

Higginbottom, Wright, Chorlton upon Medlock, Manchester, As. Atter, Barn hill, Stamford

phalter. Dec 22 at 3 at offices of Lawson, Peter st, Manchester Blackburn, William, Barmby on the Marsh, York, Farmer. Dec 21 at ll at Black Bull Hotel, Howden. Wright, Selby

Hinge, Henry Edward, Sittingbourne. Kent, Cooper. Dec 22 at 11 at Bliss, Charles Lee, Staverton, near Daventry, Northampton, of no

_offices of Gibson, High st, Sittingbourne occupation. Dec 21 at 2 at Inns of Court Hotel, Holborn. Best

Horton, Harry, West Bromwich, Corn Dealer. Dec 21 at 11 at offices and Co, Essex st, Strand

of Travis, Church lane, Tipton Bramley, William, Ramsbottom, Lancaster, Cotton Waste ler.

Houlgate, Thomas, York, Pig Dealer. Dec 22 at 11 at offices of Wad. Dec 22 at 12 at offices of Rigg, Silver st, Ramsbottom

dington, Stonegate, York

Howard, John Frederick, Wigan, Grocer. Dec 23 at 11 at offices of Brickill, William, Sale, Chester, Wheelwright. Jan 3 at 3 at offices

_France, Church gate, Wigan of Whitworth, James sq, Manchester

Howe, Thomas Abbott,' Ipswich, Banker's Clerk, Dec 23 at 11 at Brittain, John, Congleton, Chester, Grocer. Dec 22 at 11 at offices

offices of Block and Wollaston, Westgate st, Ipswich of Cooper, Park st, Congleton Brooks, Orlando, Fleet st, Hosier. Dec 18 at 12 at offices of Mo

Howell, Charles, Bristol, Cooper. Dec 21 at 2 at offices of Clifton and

Carter, Broad st, Bristol Donald and Co, Queen Victoria st. Hepburn and Co, Bird in hand court, Cheapside

Hunter, George, Aston, Warwick, Painter. Dec 23 at 11 at offices of Brown, Reuben William, Leicester, Builder. Dec 23 at 3 at offices

Jagger, Cherry st, Birmingham of Burgess and Williams, Berridge st, Leicester

Jackson, William Oliver, Stony Stratford, Buckingham, Printer. Brown. William, Brighton, Fishmonger. Jan 3 at 3 at offices of

Dec 29 at 3 at offices of Becke, Derngate, Northampton Penfold and Co, Middle st, Brighton

Jarvis, William Edward, Curtain rd, Upholsterer. Jan 3 at 3 at office Bull, Thomas, Pocock st, Blackfriars rd, Baker. Dec 20 at 3 at of Brighten and Co, Bishopsgate st Without Mason's Hall Tavern, Mason's avenue, Basinghall st. Dunn,

Jenner, Frederick John, Frittenden, Kent, Grocer. Dec 21 at 3 at Guildhall chmbrs, Basinghall st

the Castle Hotel, Tnnbridge Wells. May and Co, Adelaide place, Burgess, James, Frome, Somerset, Grocer. Dec 18 at 2 at offices of London bridge McCarthy, King st, Frome.

Johnson, Henry Dennie, Mansfield, Nottingham, Joiner. Dec 22 at Butler, James Keating, Camberwell rd, Hosier. Dec 30 at 2 at offices 10.30 at offices of Jones and Middleton, Gluman gate, Chesterof Harling, Fetter lane, Fleet st

field Camfield, Stephen, Albion st, Southwark, Corn Merchant. Dec 23 Jones, Charles, Reading, Berks, Linen Draper. Dec 23 at 11 at at 2 at offices of Nye, North st, Brighton

the Inns of Court Hotel, Holborn. Beale and Martin, Reading Catterall, James, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Shipbuilder. Dec 28 at Jones, Rowland, and Robert Pritchard, Abererch, Carnarvon, 11 at offices of Fletcher, Winnington, Northwich

Draper. Dec 21 at 1.30 at British Hotel, Bangor. Picton and Co, Clegg, John Edwin, Silcoates, Wakefield, Nurseryman. Dec 23 at Pwelheli 11 at Townhall chambers, King st, Wakefield

Jowsey, Robert, Scarborough, York, Ironmonger. Dec 22 at 3 at Clements, Frank, St. George's st, Ratcliff Highway, Grocer. Dec offices of Hick, Newborough st, Scarborough

21 at 12 at Guildhall Coffee House, Gresham st. Wolferstan and Kent, Henry, Cowbit, Lincoln, Farmer. Dec 30 at 1 at Red Lion Co, Ironmonger lane

Hotel, Spalding. Rice and Co, Boston Cluff, Joseph, Evenlode, Worcester, Farmer. Dec 23 at 2 at Ram King, Charles, Leddington, nr Ledbury, Gloucester, out of business. Hotel, Gloucester. Kendall

12 at Spread Eagle Hotel, Gloucester, in lieu of the place Cohen, Solomon, Liverpool, Money Lender. Dec 23 at 11 at offices

originally named of Blackhurst and Fretson, Dale st, Liverpool

Knightbridge, William Thomas, Bow common lane, Butcher. Deo Cole, Edward, Weston-super-Mare, Draper. Dec 20 at 2 at offices of 20 at 10 at offices of Lewis, Chancery lane. Abbot, Blackfriars rd

Bakers and Co, Weston-super-Mare
Coles, William, Vauxhall Bridge rd, Bread and Biscuit Baker. Dec

Knowles, William, Kington, Hereford, Painter, Dec 29 at 10.30 at 29 at 2 at Swan Hotel, Dover rd

Talbot Hotel, Leominster. Payter, Kington Congreve, Jacob, Skirbeck, Lincoln, Wheelwright. Dec 23 at 12.30

Lagden, Thomas, Doddinghurst, Essex, Farm Manager. Dec 22 at at Red Lion Hotel, Boston. Bailes, Boston

4 at White Hart Hotel, Brentwood. Brown, Basinghall st Coode, Worster Manners Benson, Chertsey, Surrey, Farmer. Dec | Lancashire, John, Liverpool, Ale and Porter Dealer. Dec 28 at 2 at 22 at 11 at 12, Chapel st, Bedford row. Hughes and Sons

offices of Davies, Temple, Dale st, Liverpool Cornell, William, Gislingham, Suffolk, Farmer. Dec 29 at 12.30 at

Lawrence, William Showler Cavill, Leyton, Essex, Beerhouse 4, Prince's st, Ipswich. Birkett and Bantoft, Ipswich

Keeper. Dec 27 at 11 at Masons' Hall Tavern, Masons' avenue, Crane, Eli, Leicester, Baker, Dec 29 at 3 at offices of Hincks, Bow

Basinghall st. Gregory, Cannon st ling Green st, Leicester

Leonard, Samuel, Sheffield, Grocer. Dec 23 at 11 at Law Society's Creese, Thomas, Newlands Corse, Gloucester, Farmer. Dec 20 at 3

Rooms, Aldine ct, Sheffield. Webster and Styring, Sheffield at offices of Taynton and Sons, Clarence chambers, Gloucester Little, Henry, Reading, Chemist. Dec 28 at 2 at offices of Nazer, Croft. Walter. Kingston upon Hull. Hay and Straw Dealer. Dec 22 Castle st, Holborn at il at offices of Pickering, Parliament st, Kingston-upon-Hull.

Loraine, Henry, Liverpool, Theatrical Manager. Dec 22 at 3 at England and Co, Kingston-upon-Hull

offices of Seaman, Seymour st, Liverpool Dobson, George, New Knutton, Stafford, Butty Collier. Dec 20 at 3

Lupton, Frederic Charles, Bandon hill, nr Croydon, Clerk in H.M's at offices of James, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Post office. Dec 22 at 3 at the Guildhall Tavern, Gresham st. Edwards, Thomas Hayward, Great Totham, Essex, Farmer. Dec

Cannon, King st, Cheapside 22 at 2 at the White Hart Hotel, Witham.Coaks and Co, Nor

Luxom, Richard William, Sampford Peverell, Devon, Baker. Dec wich

21 at 12 at offices of Southcott, Post Office st, Bedford circus, Endacott, John, Charleton, Devon, Labourer. Dec 22 at 12 at the

Exeter Seven Stars Hotel, Saint Thomas, Exeter. Whiteway, Newton

Marriott, Lee, Ryhall, Rutland, Farmer. Dec 24 at 10 at offices of Abbot

Law, St Mary's pl, Stamford Evans, David Thomas, Brecknock, Tin Plate Manufacturer. Dec 21

Masters, Eli, Salisbury, Wilts, Dairyman. Dec 30 at 12 at the White at 12 at offices of Lewis, Glebeland st, Merthyr Tydfil

Hart Hotel, Salisbury Fairclough, Robert, Bishopwearmouth, Durham. Solicitor. Dec 22

McLeish, Archibald Gilmour, Knighton, Radnor, Tailor. Dec 22 at 3 at offices of Bell, Lambton st, Bishopwearmouth

1 at offices of Wallis, St Owen st, Hereford Fallows, Thomas, Chorlton-upon-Medlock, Manchester, Beer Re Middleton, James, Longton, Stafford, Tailor. Dec 22 at 11 at offices

tailer. Dec 28 at 3 at offices of Diggles and Ogden, Booth st, Man of Clarke and Hawley, Church st, Longton chester

Moon, Joseph Dobson, Durham, Farmer. Dec 22 at 2 at offices of Firn, William, Leicester, Stonemason, Dec 29 at 3 at offices of

Stanford, Collingwood st, Newcastle-pon-Tyne Buckby, Millstone lane, Leicester

Morgan, Philip, Gilwern, Brecknock, Tin Plate Manufacturer, Dec Fisher, James, Birkenhead, Architect. Dec 29 at 2.30 at offices of 24 at 2 at offices of Lewis, Merthyr Tydfil

Hannan and Pugh, Duncan st, Birkenhead
Foan, George. Bristol, Mason. Dec 18 at 12 at offices of Andrews,

Morison, Bruce, Bishopgate st Within, Ship and Insurance Broker. Nicholas st, Bristol. Ayre, Bristol

Dec 30 at 12 at offices of Cooper and Co, George st, Mansion House. Fox, Charles William Burton, Kingston-upon-Hull. Dec 20 at 3 at

Crosley and Burn, Moorgate st offices of Walker and Spink, Parliament street, Kingston-upon

Morris, Charles, Holcutt, Bedford, Farmer. Dec 23 at 3.30 at Station Hall

Hotel, Woburn Sands. Conquest and Clare, Bedford Gedge, John, Sen, Brundall, Norfolk, Bricklayer. Dec 23 at 12 at

Murch, John, Edgware rd, Trunk Manufacturer. Dec 29 at 3 at office White Lion, St Martin's Palace plain, Norwich

of Spencer and Gibson, Verulam bldgs, Gray's inn Gillingham, William George, Aldersgate st, Tobacconist. Dec 20 at Murray, John Reynolds, Hanley, Tinplate Worker. Dec 21 at 2 at 3 at offices of Ruddle, High Holborn

offices of Lawrence, Old Hali st, Hanley Goodlass, William Leek, Skerne, York, out of business. Dec 27 at Naish, William, Winford, Somerset, Baker. Dec 23 at 11 at offices 12 at Station Hotel, York. Jennings and Co, Driffield

of Ward, Albion chmbrs, Bristol Gostling, John Cubitt, Gracechurch st, Cement Merchant. Dec 30 Nash, Alfred James, Broadwall, Stamford st, Brush Manufacturer.

at 12 at Law Institution, Chancery lane. Mander, New sq, Lin Dec 21 at 12 at 222, Mansion House chmbrs, Queen Victoria st. coln's inn

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Offord, John James, Rathbone pl, Oxford st, Artist. Dec 22 at 11 at

Guildhall Tavern, Gresham st Oliver, William Oliver, Crawford st, Marylebone, Baker. Dec 23

at 3 &t offices of Brown, Basinghall st Onions, Joseph, Bilston, Stafford, Engineer, Dec 29 at 3 at offices

of Rhodes, Queen st. Wolverhampton Owen, John, Connah's Quay, Flint, Joiner. Dec 22 at 12 at offices of

Churton, Eastgate bldgs, Chester Paze, William, Liverpool, Plumber. Dec 23 at 3 at offices of Seaman,

Seymour st, Liverpool Palmer, William, Kenilworth, Warwick, Schoolmaster. Dec 30 at

11 s19, High st, Warwick. Boddington Parker, Frank Hermitage, Basinghall st, Licensed Victualler. Jan

3 at 2 at 53, Basinghall st. Beard and Sons, Basinghall st Parker, John, Warwick, Greengrocer. Dec 30 at 3 at 19, High st,

Warwick. Boddington-
Pink, Thomas, Pont st, Belgrave sg, Builder. Dec 22 at 2 at Inns

of Court Hotel, Lincoln's-inn-fields. Reader, Holborn-viaduct Povall, Emma, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Game Dealer. Dec 20 at 4.

James, Newcastle Pussier, William Charley, Clifton, Bristol, Carpenter. Dec 23 at 11

st offices of Gwynn and Co, All Saint's ct, Bristol Pickard, James Wainwright, New Brighton, Morley, York, Builder.

Dec 22 at 3 at offices of Pullan, Albion st. Leeds Ranhant. Albert Carl Conrad, Cullum st. Licensed Victualler. Dec

22 at 12 at 10, Pancras lane, Queen Victoria st. Chapman Redding, Edwin, the younger, Bristol, Maltster. Dec 23 at 11 at

offices of Benson and Carpenter, Bank chambers, Corn st, Bristol Reid, William, Robert's-mews, Hampstead rd, Cab Proprietor. Dec

21 at 3 at offices of Ricketts, King's Cross rd Reynolds, James, South Cave, York, Butcher. Dec 21 at 3 at offices

of Pickering, Parliament st, Kingston-upon-Hall, Leak and Co, Hull Rhodes, Margatroyd, Shipley, York, Stone Merchant. Dec 22 at 11

at offices of Morgan and Morgan, Victoria chambers, Shipley Roberts, Anne, Rhyl, Flint, Restaurant Keeper. Dec 23 at 1.30 at

at Station Commercial Hotel, Bangor. Hughes and Pritchard, Bangor Roberts, William, Great Driffield, York, Coach Builder. Dec 28 at

1 at Royal Station Hotel, Kingston-upon-Hull. Jennings and Co, Driffield Routledge, Theophilus, Kingston-upon-Hall, Tailor. Dec 31 at 3 at

offices of Pickering, Parliament st, Kingston-upon-Hull. Leak

and Co, Hull Salisbury, John, Colwyn Bay, Denbigh, Stonecutter. Dec 20 at 2 at

Imperial Hotel, Colwyn Bay Shaw, Thomas, Birmingham, Butcher. Dec 23 at 3.30 at offices of Buller and Bickley, Bennett's hill, Birmingham

igh, Thomas William, Birmingham, Builder. Dec 22 at 11.30 at otices of Powell and Browett, Ann st, Birmingham Smith, John, Forton, York, Grocer. Dec 23 at 1 at offices of Turner,

Exchange st, Great Driffield Solomon, Edward Moss, Birmingham, Clothier. Dec 23 at 3 at offices

of Hodgson and Haigh, Waterloo st, Birmingham Southern, Thomas, Wincham, Chester, Grocer. Dec 23 at 11 at offices

of Fletcher, Winnington, Northwich Starkey, James Edward, Henhurst, Wigan, Boatman. Dec 23 at 3

at otices of Wood, King st, Wigan Stead, William, Cleckheaton, York, Ironfounder. Dec 20 at 3 at

Black Bull Hotel, Mirfield Sturge, Joseph Osborne, Cheetham, Manchester, Professor of Music

Dec 23 at 11 at offices of Preston and Young, Norfolk st, ManchesTann, William Robert, Bucklersbury, Berks, out of business. Dec

22 at 11 at offices of Lucas, Bartholomew st, Newbury Taylor, George, Birmingham, Auctioneer. Dec 23 at 3 at offices of

Fallows, Cherry st, Birmingham
Thompson, Frederick George, Liverpool, Boot Dealer. Dec 22 at 2

at ofices of Lowe, Mount pleasant, Liverpool Thomson, Francis Elrington, Woodford, Essex, Accountant. Dec

23 at 12 at offices of Matthews and Wells, John st, Bedford row Thornton, Michael, Woolwich, Baker. Dec 21 at 10 at offices of

Lewis, Chancery lane. Micklethwait, Long Acre Thurnham, James, Hemel Hempstead, Farmer. Dec 20 at 4 at

offices of Lovell and Co, Gray's inn sq. Bullock and Penny, Great Berkhamstead Tipple. James, Sheffield, Builder. Dec 23 at 11 at offices of Parrett,

Bank st, Sheffield Tomlin, William Advent, Bedford, Lancaster, Stonemason. Dec 29

at 2.30 at the Courts Hotel, Leigh, Marsh and Son, Leigh Treman, Alfred Joseph, Ramsgate. Kent, Baker. Dec 29 at 3 3

ochces of Mercer, High st, Ramsgate Tunniclifle, William, Sandal Magna, York, out of business. Dec 22

at 11 at offices of Lake and Lake, Southgate, Wakefield Walker, George Barrent, Lawrence Hill Bridge, Bristol, Coach

Builder. Dec 22 at 12 at offices of Essery, Nicholas st, Bristol Ward, William, Wolverhampton, Coach Builder. Dec 28 at 10 at

offices of Stirk, North st, Wolverhampton Warreper. Robert, Queen's rd, Peckham, Physician. Dec 23 at 1 at

offices of Haynes, Grecian chambers, Devereux ct, Temple Watkins, Charles, Hereford, Cheese and Butter Merchant. Dec 23

at 3 at offices of Corner, High town, Hereford Weiler, George, Erith, Kent, Farmer. Dec 22 at 3 at offices of Gib.

son, Lowfield st, Dartford White, William, Stamford, Lincoln, Lath Render. Dec 23 at 10 at

offices of Law, St Mary's pl, Stamford Whitmore. William, Crewe, Chester, Joiner. Dec 22 at 3 at offices

of May, Churchside, Macclesfield Whittaker, William, Belper, Derby, Grocer. Dec 31 at 12 at Flying

Horse Hotel, Nottingham, Thorpe, Nottingham Wiltiams, William, Bridgend, Glamorgan, Brick Manufacturer.

Dec 28 at 12 at offices of Stockwood, Jun, Townhall chambers,

Bridgend Woodhead, James, Colne, Lancaster, Joiner. Dec 24 at 3.30 at Crown

Inn, Colne. Haigh, Bradford Wright, John, Higher Irlam, Lancaster, Builder. Dec 23 at 3 at

Wright, Richard, Gt Malvern, Worcester, Fishmonger. Dec 20 at 3 at offices of Allen and Beauchamp, Sansome pl, Worcester

TUESDAY, Dec. 14, 1880. Allen, Dennett, Pulborough, Sussex, Farmer. Dec 31 at 1 at the

Swan Inn, Pulborough. Mant, Storrington Alsop, John William, Marple, Chester, Painter. Dec 28 at 11 at

offices of Brown and Ainsworth, St Petersgate, Stockport Arnold, Frederick Bawman, Leeds, Fruiterer. Jan 3 at 3 at offices

of Newson, South parade, Leeds Aykroyd, John, Manchester, Wood Turner. Dec 28 at 10 at offices

of Bintliff, Bridge st, Manchester Baddeley, George, Brighton, Machine Dealer. Dec 29 at 2 at 145,

Cheapside. Ashurst and Co Bailey, Edward, Beccles, Suffolk, Butcher. Dec 30 at 12 at offices of

Blake, Hall Quay chambers, Great Yarmouth. Clarke, Great Yar. mouth Barnes, James, Redditch, Worcester, Schoolmaster. Dec 29 at 12 at

offices of Williams, Prospect hill, Redditch Beeney, Horace, Upper st, Islington, Corn Dealer. Dec 23 at 3 at

offices of Marshall, Chancery lane Biddle, John, Swansea, Confectioner. Dec 21 at 11 at offices of Evans

and Davies, Wind st, Swansea Blythe, William, Hutton Common, York, Farmer. Dec 29 at ll at

offices of Shepherd and Co, Lairgate, Beverley Bool, John, Bath, Stone Merchant. Dec 23 at 3 at offices of Clark,

Union st, Bath Bradshaw, Andrew, Bury, Lancaster, Tripe Dealer. Dec 24 at 3 at

offices of Anderton and Donnelly, Garden st, Bury Bridger, James, Haslemere, Surrey, out of business. Dec 24

at 11.30 at the Angel Hotel, Godalming. Durbidge, Guild.

ford Brindley, David, Willenhall, Stafford, Beer Retailer. Dec 29 at 11 at

offices of Vaughan, Walsall st, Willenhall Brown, Donald, South Shields, Boot Dealer. Dec 23 at 8 at offices of

Newlands, King st. South Shields Cameron, Henry, Bedford, Ironmonger. Dec 29 at 11 at offices of

Whyley and Piper, Dame Alice st, Bedford Chambers, Thomas, Littleport, Cambridge, Farmer. Dec 27 at 3 at

offices of Hall, Market pl, Ely Clarkson, Henry, Stafford, Cattle Dealer. Dec 22 at 11 at offices of

Ashmall, Albion st, Hanley Claxton, Samuel, Northampton, Blacksmith. Dec 24 at 12 at offices

of Hart, Priestgate, Peterborough Cleghore, Robert Hedley, Moor lane, Artificial Flower Manufacturer

Dec 22 at 3 at offices of Rudall, King st, Cheapside Cossey, George, Anchor and Hope alley, Wapping, Grocer. Dec 23

at 12 at offices of Kent, Basinghall street. Scoles, Budge row Crozhur, James Wehr, Birmingham, Bootmaker. Dec 29 at 3 at offico

of Sadler and Eddowes, Arcade, Birmingham Dancer, John Benjamin, Manchester, Optician. Jan 6 at 3 at offices

of Bullock and Worthington, Kennedy st, Manchester. Davey, John Edward, Lincoln, Oil and Cake Merchant. Dec 21 at

3 at the Queen's Hotel, Charlotte st, Kingston upon Hull Davey, Thomas, Grove rd, Holloway, Carpenter. Dec 21 at 4 at

262, High Holborn. Best, Essex st, Strand Dickson, Robert, Weston-super-Mare, Builder. Dec 23 at 11 at

7, Waterloo st, Weston-super-Mare. Chapman, Weston-super-Mare Doherty, George, Northwich, Chester, Bootmaker. Dec 29 at 3 at

offices of Tremewen, Ward's bldgs, Deangate, Manchester Duckworth, Robert. Liverpool, Builder. Jan 5 at 3 at offices of

Radcliffe and Layton, Hackin's Hey, Liverpool Ewing Innes, Alnmouth, Northumberland, Innkeeper. Dec 24 at 11

at offices of Forster and Paynter, Fenkle st, Alnwick Ferns, Walter Frank, Birmingham, Leather Factor. Jan 4 at 3 at

offices of Rowlands and Co, Colmore row Birmingham Fisher, Albert Nathaniel, Clerkenwell rd, Goldsmith. Dec 29 at 4 at

offices of Sydney, Leadenhall st Gardnhr, John, Cardiff, Grocer. Dec 29 at 12 at offices of Collins,

Broad st, Bristol. Morgan and Scott, Cardiff Goodwin, John Edward, Wateringbury, Kent, Farmer. Dec 31 at

12 at the Star Hotel, Maidstone. Hughes and King, Maidstone Gothorp, James, Spofforth, York, Farmer. Dec 28 at 2 at offices

of Farmery, High st, Knaresborough Haddock, John, Sedgley, Stafford, Tailor. Dec 24 at 11 at offices of

Stokes and Harper, Priory st, Dudley
Hall, William, King's Bromley, Stafford, La

ing's Bromley, Stafford, Labourer. Dec 30 at 11 at offices of Stanley, Bridge st, Walsall Harris, John, Canterbury rd, Old Kent rd, Carpenter. Dec 23 at 11

at offices of Lloyd, London wall Harron, Samuel Elias, High Holborn, Trunk Manufacturer. Dec 30

at 2 at Law Institution, Chancery lane. Armstrong, Chancery

lane Hill, William, Congleton, Chester, Sanitary Surveyor. Dec 24 at 11

at offices of Latham, Moody st, Congleton Hind, Matthew, Coatham, York, Builder. Dec 23 at 11 at offices of

Robson, Linthorpe rd, Middlesborough Holroyd, How gate, Cleckheaton, York, out of business. Dec 23 at

12 at Royal Oak Hotel, Ward's End Halifax. Clough Hudson, William Feaby, Ashton under Lyne, Grocer. Dec 27 at 3

at Pitt and Nelson Hotel, Ashton under Lyne. Buckley and Miller,

Staleybridge Huett, Charles, Edingworth, Somerset, Farmer. Dec 23 at 3 at

offices of Brice, Burnham Hughes, William, Marton, Chester, Farmer. Dec 29 at 11 at offices

of Green and Dixon, High st, Winsford Hughes, William Roger, Llanelly, Carmarthen, Draper. Dec 28 at

11 at offices of Randell, Frederick st, Llanelly Hutt, Henry, Northmoor, Oxfordshire, Farmer. Jan 3 at 11 at offices

of Boodle, Albion bldgs, New Swindon Infiesta, Jose Antonio, Manchester, Merchant. Feb 3 at 3 at 37,

Bazennose st Jamieson, John, Jewin st, Commission Agent. Dec 23 at 3 at offlces

of Rosenthal, Holborn Viaduct Jeffreys, John, Hanley, Stafford, Glass Warehouseman. Dec 29 at

offices of Ellis, Clarence buildings, Booth st, Mosley st, Man. chester

11 at offices Ellis, Market pl, Burslem Jervis, John, Hanley, Greengrocer. Dec 29 at 11 at offices of Ten. nant and Co, Hanley

SCHWEITZER'S COCOATINA,

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Kaye, Thomas, Linton, near Wetherby, York, Farmer. Dec 27 at 3 Whicher, Alfred John, Devizes, Wilts, Butcher. Dec 30 at 11 at offices at Law Institute, Albion pl, Leeds, Leeds

of Butcher, St John st, Devizes King, John, Liverpool, out of businees. Jan 3 at 12 at offices of Whittaker, Charles, Birch-in-Hopwood, Lancaster, Shoe Maker. Carruthers, Lord st, Liverpool

Dec 27 at 10 at offices of Orton, Manchester st, Heywood Lawrence, William Exton, Kirton, Lincoln, Farmer. Dec 30 at 1 at

offices of Dyer, Church lane, Boston
Lee, Squire, Hadfield, Derby, Draper. Dec 30 at 3 at offices of Davis,

Norfolk sq, Glossop
Leek, William, Wolverhampton, Grocer. Dec 29 at 11 at offices of

Anti-Dyspeptic Cocoa or Chocolate Powder.
Stratton, Queen st, Wolverhampton

Guaranteed Pure Soluble Cocoa of the Finest Quality, with the Loder, John, Burnley, Lancaster, Brewer. Dec 30 at 3 at offices of

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The Faculty pronounce it “the most nutritious, perfectly digestible Marrirer, Eleanor Isabella, New Washington, Durham, Dealer in

beverage for Breakfast, Luncheon, or Supper, and invaluable for Boots and Shoes. Dec 28 at 1 at offices of Skinner, John st, Sun. Invalids and Children."

derland Marsden, William, Nottingham, Draper. Dec 23 at 3 at 8, York st,

Highly commended by the entire Medical Press. Manchester. Hawkes and Weekes, Birmingham

Boing without sugar, spice, or other admixture, it suits all palates, Marshall, John, Peterborough, Northampton, Market Gardenert

keeps better in all climates, and is four times the strength of cocoas Dec 29'at 4 at George Hotel, Huntingdon. Wilkinson and Co, S

TRICKENED yet WBAKENED with starch, &c., and IN REALITY CHEAPER Neots

than such Mixtures. Matthews, William Marter, Long lane, Bermondsey, Butcher. Dec

Made instantaneously with boiling water, & teaspoonful to a Break23 at 3 at offices of Bordman and Co, Victoria House, Trinity st,

fast Oup, costing less than a halfpenny. Southwark

COCOATINA A LA VANILLE is the most delicate, digestible, cheapest Mills, Robert Winterbottom, and Charles Ashworth, Ancoats, Man

Vanilla Chocolate, and may be taken when richer chocolate is prochester, Spindle Makers. Jan 5 at 3 at offices of Ritson and

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In tin packets at 18, 6d., 38., 5s. 6d., &c., by Chemists and Grocers, Moger, Edward Francis, Woolverton, Somerset, Maltster. Dec 30 at

Charities on Special Terms by the Sole Proprietors, 3 at offices of Ames, Cork st, Frome

H. SCHWEITZER & CO., 10, Adam-street, London, W.C. Neil, William, Bishopsgate st. Dec 29 at 11 at offices of Wright and

Law, High Holborn
Nevard, Nemiah, Lee, Kent, Builder. Dec 30 at 2 at offices of

MR. G. H. JONES,
Morphett and Littlejohn, King st, CH eapside. Terry, King st

SURGEON DENTIST,
Parsons, Abraham, Whittlesey, Cambridge, Licensed Victualler,
Dec 24 at 11 at offices of Hart, Priestgate, Peterborough

57, GREAT RUSSELL STREET, LONDON
Paul, William Henry, Malvern rd, Kilburn, Tailor. Jan 5 at 2 at
offices of Underwood and Co, Holles st, Cavendish sg

(Opposite the British Museum), Pert, Walter, Docking, Norfolk, Plumber. Jan 6 at li at offices of Will be glad to orward his Pamphlet on Painless Dentistry, free, Birchan, Fakenham

enclosed by post, which explains the most unique systems of the adjustPhillips, David, Liverpool, Grocer. Dec 24 at 3 at offices of Masters ment of ARTIFICIAL TEETH without pain.

and Fletcher, North John st, Liverpool Pick, Lawrence, Lincoln, Commission Agent, Dec 23 at 12 at

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MAKERS Potter, Robert, John Potter, and James Potter, Liverpool, Builders.

Dec 29 at 2 at offices of Lyon and Reynolds, Fenwick st, Liverpool Preddy, Arthur, Canterbury mews, Brixton, Cab Proprietor. Dec

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To Her Majesty, the Lord Chancellor, the Whole of the Judicial Bench yard, Temple

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accidentally omitted to be stamped. If we may judge from instances which have come under our observation,

the mitigated penalty imposed in such cases is now £4 CONTENTS,

instead of £2 as formerly. It is no doubt true that the penalty imposed by the Stamp Act is intended to protect

the revenue against losses through carelessness as well COERENT TOPICS ..............................

as against losses through fraud, but it is worthy of conOPTION TO PURCHASE ........................................

sideration whether a penalty of £2 is not suficient for CONCEALED FRAUD............................................ 147 THE JUDICIAL STATISTICS ............ ......................

the former purpose. A solicitor who has had to pay a

148 REVIEWS ...................................................... 150

fine of £2, and to incur the trouble of memorializing the GENERAL CORESPONDENCE ..........

commissioners, will, it seems to us, be just as likely to CASES OF THE WEEK :

take precautions against the recurrence of such an acci-Wye Valley Railway Company v. Hawes ............

dent as if he had had to pay £4. At all events it seems Browne, Ex parte.......... .... .......................... 153 Harvey v. Farnie ............................................ 154

to us that a difference should be made in the amount of Salt v. Cooper ...

155 the penalty imposed in cases of a first, or infrequent, Dronfield Silkstone Coal Company, The, In re...... .... .... 155 Firth House Paper Mills Company, Re ...

offence. Accidents will occur in the best regulated Snow Y. Bolton.............

offices, and it does seem to be unfair that the penalty CASES BEFORE THE BAXKRUPTCY REGISTRARS:

for the rare slips of these offices should be the same as Byrne, Re......

...... 157 in the case of the frequent omissions of less careful Rauhant, Re ...

...... 157 Nevill and another, Ex parte; Upton, Re ....

practitioners.

..... 157 SOLICITORS' Cases .....

...... 158 OBITUABY ........

..... 158 LAW STUDENTS' JOURNAL..............

..... 159 THERE HAS BEEN some discussion this week as to the LEGAL APPOINTMENTS

liability incurred by the steamship company which COPAXIES ......

recently refused to ship Mr. BENCE Joxes's cattle at NEW OEDERS....

... 159 Cork. It was suggested that the company should be CREDITORS' CLAIMS .........................................

sued by the consignees for breach of their duty as COURT PAPERS ..............

...... 160

common carriers, in reply to which “A Barrister" offered LONDON GAZETTES, &C., &c..........

................. 161

an opinion that the company would be exempt

from liability because they were prevented from reCASES REPORTED IN THE WEEKLY REPORTER. ceiving the cattle by the act of "the Queen's enemies." Abbott, Ex parte. In re Gourlay (App.) ...

This expression seems to extend only to foreign Bishop, Ex parte. In re Fox, Walker, & Co. (App.)............ 144 Budd v. Marshall (App.) .....

148

enemies. In Story on Bailments (section 526) it is said Chapleo and wife v. Brunswick Benefit Building Society and that “ losses which are occasioned by robbery on the others (C.P.Div.) .....

................ 153

153

highway, or by the depredations and violence of Debenham v. Mellon (H.L.) ...................................

141 Gould v. Lakes (Prob. Div.)..

155

mobs, rioters, and insurgents, and other feloris, ** Silesia," The (Adm. Div.) ...

156 are not deemed losses by enemies within the meanSmith Parkside Company (Ex.Div.) ........

154 Wallington, Appellant; Hookins, Respondent (Q.B.Div.).

ing of the exception of the Queen's enemies.” The 162

reason for this rule is explained in Chitty and Temple on Carriers (p. 38), to be that, in case of loss of goods

through riot, the carrier might claim compensation from CURRENT TOPICS.

the county or hundred. The act of the Queen's enemies, .

moreover, appears only to be a defence in the case of loss THE APPEAL of the Rev. Mr. Dale from the recent | or damage to goods where there has been a contract to judgment of the Queen's Bench Division will be heard carry them, and does not constitute any answer to an action. before the Court of Appeal at Lincoln's.inn, on Tuesday. | against a carrier for a refusal to carry goods, although January 11.

the dicta of the judges of the Court of Queen's Bench in Edwards y. Sherratt (1 East. 604), seemed to show that

the probability of a quantity of corn being seized by & THE VACATION JUDGE will sit at judges' chambers on mob would justify a barge owner in declining to underthe 28th and 31st inst., and on January 5. On other take to convey it by canal. It is difficult to see how a days during the Christmas vacation applications requiring threat of withdrawal of custom by other parties can to be promptly heard must be made to Mr. Baron modify the common law liability of a carrier. POLLOCK at his private residence.

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rob. DIV.)..............

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MANY MEMBERS of the bar will regret to hear of the AFTER THE CAREFUL and elaborate judgment delivered death of Mr. CHARLES RIVERS FREELING. He was called to | by Sir JAMES HANNEN in Harvey V. Farnie (28 W. R. the bar in Michaelmas Term. 1834. and was one of the | 723, L. R. 5 P. D. 153), it was hardly to be expected oldest and best known stuff gownsmen in actual practice that the appeal from his decision would have a successful in the Chancery Division. Mr. FREELING was a younger

result. The question to be decided was shortly this, son of the late Sir FRANCIS FREELING, many years

whether a foreign decree of divorce, pronounced by a secretary to the General Post-office. He was elected a

court of competent jurisdiction upon grounds which bencher of the Inner Temple about three years ago.

would not have afforded a right to relief in this country, should be recognised by an English court. It will be re

membered that the respondent, while domiciled in THERE IS REASON to believe that the authorities at Scotland, had been married in Wales to an EnglishSomerset House have, of late, adopted a more stringent woman, but afterwards went back to reside in Scotcourse in the exercise of their discretion as to mitigating land, where his wife ohtained a decree dissolving the penalty incurred in the case of deeds which have been I the marriage, on the ground of his adultery ; and

that his second marriage was contracted in England trustee ought to be rendered at short and stated interafter he had acquired an English domicile. It was vals and ought to be taxed by the court before payment. scarcely disputed that, as a general rule, the court They ought also to be limited to strictly professional is bound to recognize a change of status brought business, and should not include charges for work which about by the decree of a tribunal in another country, if ought to be done by the trustee. It should be made a it affects a person who was domiciled in that country criminal offence for any solicitor or other agent to share when the decree was pronounced; but the appellant's any portion of his remuneration with the debtor or the counsel apparently relied mainly upon the resolution of trustee. The use of proxies should be limited either to a the judges in Lolley's case (R. & R. 337), that “no specific purpose at a particular meeting, or to persons in sentence or act of any foreign country or State could dis. the regular employment of the creditor in his business, aolve an English marriage a vinculo matrimonii for grounds and proxies should only be used for the appointment of on which it was not liable to be dissolved a vinculo / a trustee when the name of the person to be appointed matrimonii in England." Sir J, HANNEN pointed out ) is inserted in the proxy. A certain number of the credi. that the marriage in the present case, although con. tors should, at any time, be empowered to call upon the tracted in England, was not "an English marriage" in trustee to summon a meeting. the sense of having been solemnized between two persons owing allegiance to the law of England, since the co. habitation took place in the country where the husband was domiciled, and the wife, though an English woman, had acquired the domicile of her husband. He also

OPTION TO PURCHASE. observed that Lord BROUGHAM's strong feeling as to the IT is surprising with what readiness lessors assent to the injustice of the decision in Lolley's case had led him to insertion in leases of an option to the lessee to purchase mis-state its effect when giving judgment in McCarthy

the demised premises at a specified sum. If they were v. De Cais (2 R. & M. 617), and, in dismissing the peti.

aware of the results of this apparently innocent tion, Sir JAMES HANNEN pointed out that the Irish case

clause, it is difficult to believe that it would be of Maghee v. McAllister (3 Ir. Ch. R. 604), was pre- found in 60 many leases. No professional adviser cisely in point. The Court of Appeal appear to have of a lessor should insert it without warning his proceeded upon much the same grounds. Lord Justice

client that the effect will be that the property to JAMES said that the case was not governed by Lolley's

which the option relates will be considered as concase, since there the Scotch decree had been pronounced verted into personalty, but if the option should not between two persons who were domiciled in England, be exercised before the death of the lessor, the rents of and were only temporarily resident in Scotland, and he the property will go to the heir or devisee until the option laid it down that, although an Englishman who resorts

is exercised, and on the exercise of the option the purto a foreign country for the sole purpose of obtaining a

chase-money will go as personalty under the lessor's will. domicile, may not be able to do so effectually, the forum

Thus, if the lessor has made his will on the assumption which is the real bona fide domicile of the husband and

that the property leased is real property, his arrangewife, must decide any questions as to their status, such

ments may be altogether upset by the exercise by the as whether that status was originally properly consti lessee of his option to purchase after the death of the tuted, or whether any circumstances which have since

testator. If, on the other hand, the testatur has srisen afford a ground for dissolving it. Lord Justice

made his will on the assumption that the property Lush thought that the chief difficulty upon the question

will be considered as converted, his dispositions may had arisen from the use of the ambiguous phrase "an

be seriously interfered with by the delay of the lessee in English marriage” in the judgment in Lolley's case, since

exercising his option, and may be altogether frustrated the word "English" might refer either to the country

if he fails to exercise it. The question of who will get where the marriage was solemnized, or to the domicile of

the lessor's property depends upon the caprice of the the parties. It is now stated that the case will go to the

lessee. It cannot be doubted that the operation of the House of Lords.

rule of law on this subject is, as Mr. Prideaux has said, “inconvenient and generally contrary to the lessor's

intention." THE SUGGESTIONS of the Institute of Bankers with But lessors who are absolute owners are not the only reference to bankruptcy law amendment follow closely class of persons who may be led into a trap by the inin many respects the suggestions of the council of the sertion in a lease of an option to purchase. Trustees for Incorporated Law Society which we recently printed. sale are not unfrequently in the habit of granting leases The points in which they differ from or add to them are of the trust property when they are expressly empowered chiefly the following :-Trustees should be appointed to do so, and they are not unlikely to agree to give the by the creditors for a certain fixed period, but should lessee an option to purchase the property at a specified be eligible for re-election. The remuneration paid to price, within a limited period. Such an arrangement the trustee should be principally determined in relation seems reasonable, and trustees-especially if the proto the amount of dividends, distributed among the perty is house property-are often in the position of creditors, i.e., by a commission, to be fixed by the having to decline an advantageous offer unless they creditors, subject to review by the court. The power of will give a cautious purchaser the opportunity of the court to make rules should be limited to technical testing for himself the convenience and suitability details of procedure, and “should not include the power of the premises. But it has long been settled that this of introducing new principles or modifying the pro- is beyond the power of trustees. In Clay v. Rufford visions of the Act of Parliament, as at present.” The (5 De G. & Sm. 768) reasons were given for this rule, debtor's estate ought to be placed under the direct which, theoretically, are, no doubt, extremely strong. “It control of the creditors within as short a period as is is an agreement," said the court, “under which the consistent with the necessary formalities to be observed defendants, the lessees, are entirely free. There is no in calling them together. Proofs of debt should (before obligation upon them to purchase at all, but it is con. & creditor is allowed to vote) be accompanied by the templated that the lessors for the whole term shall be accounts and vouchers necessary to prove the same, as bound, at any time during the whole term of twenty.one under the Scotch Act. No person should be capable of yeurs, to sell this property to the defendants for £10,000, being a trustee who holds an interest opposed to that of if the defendants think fit to desire it. The governing the general body of creditors; and a trustee or member body for the time being are' to exercise no discretion at of committee should be capable of removal by the same the time as to whether that sale is for the benefit of the majority of creditors as that which appointed him. I company or not. They may be persuaded that it is most The bills of solicitors and other agents employed by the injurious to the company to sell, or to sell at that price;

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