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a case of Re Northern Counties Fire Insurance Company, thereby." The company contended that, inasmuch as the before the Master of the Rolls on the 13th inst., an applica whole assessment went upon the assumption of the property tion was made in the winding up of the company for leave being building land, and as no land the minerals whereof to prove for the full amount of a fire policy. The amount were reserved could be utilized for, buildiog, the vendors of the policy was £500, and the policy was current at the must be taken to bave expressly included the mines and date of the winding up, which occurred on the 13th of Decem- minerals in the sale, and they took out a summons under the ber, 1879. The fire on the applicant's premises took place on Vendor and Purchaser Act, 1874, to obtain a declaration the 22nd of January, 1880, and claims were required to be that they were entitled to have the words in dispole included sent in by the 10th of April, 1880. The applicant relied on | in the conveyance. The summons was adjourned into court Re Trent and Humber Company (L. R. 6 Eq: 396), and on the for argument, but Hall, V.C., dismissed it with costs, saying fact that there was nothing in the Companies Act, 1862, or in that, in the face of the precise language of the Act of Parliarale 25 of the Orders of November, 1862, to take away ment, and the fact that the minerals were not mentioned at their right of proof. For the official liquidator it was sub the arbitration, there was nothing to entitle the company mitted that under rule 25 the policy-holder could only prove to the relief claimed.-SOLICITORS, Baxter & Co.; A. F. & for the amount due at the time of the winding up, which R. W. Tweedie. would be for the return of his premium or a proportionate part of it, and further that under section 10 of the Judicature Act, 1870, and section 31 of the Bankruptcy Act, 1869, the

CASES BEFORE THE BANKRUPTCY creditor could not prove for more than the amount of his

REGISTRARS. debt which he could swear was bona fide due at the time of the winding up, according to rule 67 of the Bankruptcy

(Before Mr. REGISTRAR HAZLITT acting as Chief Judge.) Rules, 1870, and form 32 of the Bankruptey Forms of 1870.

Dec. 7.-Re Kraft. JESSEL, M.R., said that even if the rules in bankruptcy New first meeting of creditors allowed where a creditor, who has applied to this case, which would seem to be doubtful, having verbally undertaken to become trustee, afterwards declic es to regard to the decision of the Appeal Court that day of Re act, Withernsea Brick Works, he did not think that the affidavit This was an application for leave to convene a new first required to be sworn in support of the debt would prevent the meeting of creditors under an adjudication against J. M. applicant from proving his debt, as such affidavit must of Kraft. course be subject to adaptation according to the circum

J. Gatey, in support of the application. stances of the particular case. The difficulties in the way of holding that the proof was inadmissible were extraordinary.

It appeared that after the adjudication had been made the No doubt where a claim was contingent a man might treat

debtor applied to G. A. Smith, one of his creditors, to ascerthe bankruptcy as a breach of the contract at his election; but

tain if he would become trustee. He said he was quite there had been no election in this case, and, in his opinion,

willing to do so, and at the first meeting the creditors passed the proof would be admissible under the Bankruptcy Act,

a resolution by which they appointed Smith trustee. Smith 1869. If the proof depended on the Companies Act of

was then asked to sign the resolution in order that it might 1862, he should come to the same conclusion, Section 158

be registered, but he said that before doing so he preferred to did not deal with the proof of any ordinary debt, and rule 25

consult his solicitor upon the subject. His solicitor subof the Orders of November, 1862, only referred to the proof

sequently advised him not to incor the risk and responsibility of claims coming within the 158th section. Even if this

of becoming trustee, and he then declined to sign the resoluwas a debt not proveable ander the 158th section, it was still

tion; and in the result registration of the resolution had been proveable under the general law, as there was nothing in that | refused. section to take away & right of proof. Moreover, in his

Mr. REGISTRAR HAZLITT.-Is the omission to sign the opinion, the case of In re Trent and Humber Company (L. R. only reason for refusing registration ? 6 Eq. 396), strongly bore out the above view, and therefore, Gatey said that was so. on every ground, he thought the applicant was entitled to

Mr. RegisTRAR HAZLITT gave leave, under the circumprove for ihe full amount of the policy, and he should ac

stances, to summon a new first meeting of creditors. cordingly make a declaration to that effect.-SOLICITORS, Gatcliff f Howse; Clarke, Rawlins, f. Clarke.

Solicitors, J. & E. Scott.

VENDOR AND PURCHASER-COMPULSORY PURCHASE BY RAILWAY COMPANY - BUILDING LAND — “MINES AND

OBITUARY. MINERALS "-RAILWAY CLAUSES ACT, 1845, s. 77.-In the case of In re The Metropolitan District Railway Company and Cotton's Trustees, before Hall, V.C., on the 11th inst., the

MR. ELLIOTT SQUARE. trustees were owners in fee of certain lands at Fulbam, which

Mr. Elliott Square, solicitor, of Plymouth, died from the 2ntil lately have been used for grazing and horticultural

effects of a street accident on the 12th inst. On Saturday, purposes. In 1878 and 1879, the company, acting under the

the 11th inst., he was standing in conversation with a friend, powers of their special Act, served the trustees with notices to

when he was startled by the approach of a runaway horse treat for some six acres of their land. By agreement the question of compensation for the land taken and damage by

and cab. He turned suddenly round, when the shaft of the sererance was referred to a well-known valuer as sole

vehicle penetrated his eye, causing injuries to his brain, from arbitrator. He gave his award for a sum which amounted to

the effects of which he died on the following day. The deabout £2,000 per acre, upon evidence which valued the

ceased was the son of Mr. Joseph Square, solicitor, formerly

of Plymouth, and he was born in 1841. He was articled Droperty as being, as in fact it was, of great prospective value es building land. No mention of mines or minerals was made

to Messrs. Rooker, Lavers, Matthews, & Kelly, of Plyapon the negotiations or before the arbitrator. The company,

mouth, and he was admitted a solicitor in 1866. He had pracin taking the conveyance, insisted upon their right to have

tised at Plymouth for about twelve years, and, though comthe words “including mines and minerals in and under"(the

paratively a young man, had succeeded in acquiring a good property) included in the parcels, their reason being that,

business. He had a considerable practice in the Stonehouse although there were probably no minerals strictly so called,

County Court. He was a perpetual commissioner for Devonyet there were gravel and brick-earth, and a reservation by

shire and Cornwall, and was deputy-coroner for the borough of the vendors of the right to break or undermine the surface to

Plymouth, and secretary and solicitor to the local Committee

for the Protection of Public Rights of Way. He was an adobtain these would be quite incompatible with the user of the land for building purposes.

herent of the Liberal party, and a leading member of the

The 77th section of the Railways Clauses Act, 1845, provides that “the company shall

| local Masonic body. Mr. Square leaves a widow and five

children. His death has caused general regret at Plymouth. not be entitled to any ... minerals under any land purchased by them, except only such parts thereof as shall

The Western Morning News thus speaks of the deceased ;de necessary to be dug or carried away or used in the construc

“As a professional man Mr. Square bad won a high and tion of the works, unless the same shall have been expressly

well-deserved reputation, and death has cut short what purchased, and all such minerals, excepting as aforesaid, shall

promised to be a long career of increasing usefulness." De deemed to be excepted out of the conveyance of such lands anless they shall have been expressly named and conveyed

LEGAL APPOINTMENTS.

COMPANIES. Mr. JOSEPH BINNEY, solicitor (of the firm of Binney, Sons,

WINDING-UP NOTICES. & Wilson), of Sheffield, has been elected Clerk of the Peace

JOINT STOCK COMPANIES. for that borough. Mr. Binney was admitted a solicitor in

LIMITED IN CIANCERY. 1863.

LONDON FOOD STORES, LIMITED.-Petition for winding up, presented Mr. HENRY HOMEWOOD CRAWFORD, solicitor (of the firm Dec 8, directed to be heard before the M.R., on Dec 18. Lowless of Chorley, Crawford, & Chester), of 34, Moorgate-street,

and Co, Martin's lane, Cannon st, solicitors for the petitioner

OSSEIN TANNING COMPANY, LIMITED.--Creditors are required, on has been appointed by Alderman Sir Francis Truscott to be

or before Jan 3, to send their names and addresses and the parWard Clerk of Dowgate Ward, in succession to Mr. Henry ticulars of their debts or claims, to Cape, Old Jewry. Jan 13 at 12 Law, deceased. Mr. Crawford was admitted a solicitor in is appointed for hearing and adjudicating upon the debts and 1872. He is solicitor to the Vintners' Company, and he has

claims served the office of under-sheriff of London and Middlesex

[Gazette, Dec. 10.) three times. Mr. Crawford is one of her Majesty's lieu

UNLIMITED IN OHANCERY, tenants for the city of London, and also a Land Tax Com

OLDFIELD ROAD LOAN SOCIETY,-Petition for winding up, presented

Dec 9, directed to be heard before the M.R, on Dec 18. Pritchard missioner.

and Co, Painters Hall, Little Trinity lane, for Leigh, Manchester Mr. Robert Evans, solicitor, of Ashton-under-Lyne, has solicitor for the petitioner been appointed a Perpetual Commissioner for Lancashire and

[Gazette, Dec. 101 Cheshire for taking the Acknowledgments of Deeds by

FRIENDLY SOCIETIES DISSOLVED. Married Women.

BLYTH ALBION FRIENDLY SOCIETY, Star and Garter Hotel, Blyth,

Northumberland, Dec 3 Mr. JAMES GREENHALGH, solicitor, of Bolton, has been

[Gazette, Dec. 10.7 elected President of the Bolton Incorporated Law Society. Mr. Greenhaigh is an ex-mayor, alderman, and a magistrate for Bolton, and clerk to the Horwich Local Board. He was admitted a solicitor in 1846, and he is in partnership with Mr. William Walter Cannon, clerk of the peace for Bolton.

SOCIETIES. Mr. GEORGE WAGSTAFFE HODGKINSON, solicitor, town clerk of Rotherham (of the firm of Hodgkinson & Pashley, SOLICITORS' BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION. Rotherham), bas been appointed a Commissioner for taking The usual monthly meeting of the board of directors of Acknowledgments of Marriel Women

this association was held at the Law Institution, ChanceryMr. CHARLES MOSSOP, solicitor, of 46, Cannon-street, lane, London, on Wednesday, December 8, Mr. P. Rickman London, has been appointed a Commissioner to take the (deputy-chairman) in the chair, the other directors present Acknowledgments of Married Women.

being Messrs. Asker (Norwich), Brook, Hedger, Mellersh Mr. Joseph A. PHILIPSON, solicitor, of 65, Pilgrim-street, (Godalming), Paterson, Pennington, Roscoe, Rose, Smitb, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, has been appointed a Perpetual Com

Walters, and Woolbert; Mr. Eiffe [(secretary). Grants of missioner for taking the Acknowledgments of Married Women relief were distributed, amounting in the whole to £205. in and for the Town and County of the Town of Newcastle

Town and County of the Town of Newcastle. Nine new members were admitted to the association, and upon-Tyne and County of Northumberland.

other general business was transacted. Mr, RICHARD HENRY PLATER, solicitor, of No. 15, Golden. square, and Hornsey, N., has been appointed a Commissioner to take Acknowledgments of Married Women for the Counties of Middlesex and Surrey, and also for the Cities of LAW STUDENTS JOURNAL. London and Westminster.

Mr. GEORGE JOHN ROBERTSON, solicitor (of the firm of THE INCORPORATED LAW SOCIETY. Robertson & Maule), of Bath, has been appointed Registrar

HONOURS EXAMINATION. of the Bath County Court (Circuit No. 52), in succession to Mr. Edward George Smith, deceased. Mr. Robertson was

November, 1880. admitted a solicitor in 1851.

At the examination for honours of candidates for admission
Mr. CHARLES TANNER KINGDON ROBERTS. 'solicitor (of | on the roll of solicitors of the Supreme Court, the examina-
the firm of Roberts & Son), of Exeter, has been appointed a tion committee recommended the following gentlemen as
Perpetual Commissioner for Devonshire and the City of being entitled to honorary distinction :-
Exeter for taking the Acknowledgments of Deeds by Married

First Class.
Women.
Mr. GEORGE HENRY ELLERY Rundle, solicitor, of

[In order of merit.] Devonport, has been appointed Clerk to the County Magis

Alfred Edward James, B.A., who served his clerkship to trates at Stonehouse. Mr. Rundle was admitted a soliciter in

Bundle was admitted a solicitonin | Messrs. E. W. & W. B. James, of London. 1841, and he is clerk of the peace for the borough of Devon

Frederick William Roe Rycroft, who served his clerkship port.

to Messrs. Preston & Young, of Macchester; and Mr. Jno. Mr. JAMES SEARLE, solicitor, of Exeter and Crediton,

Leigh, of Manchester. has been appointed a Perpetual Commissioner for Devonshire

Chamberlain Mole, who served his clerkship to Mr. Jobn and the City of Exeter for taking the Acknowledgments of

Merrick Head, of Reigate; and Mr. Henry Tyrrell, of

London. Deeds by Married Women.

Arthur Leslie Crockford, who served his clerkship to Mr. JAMES Wilson, solicitor, of Wigan, has been appointed

Messrs. Johnson, Barclay, & Johnson, of Birmingham; and. a Perpetual Commissioner for Lanca-hire for taking the Ac

Messrs. Burton, Yeates, & Hart, of London. knowledgments of Deeds by Married Women.

George Lissant Collins, who served his clerkship to Messrs.

T. & T. Martin, of Liverpool.
DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP,

James Frederick Barton, who served his clerkship to HENRY LINDON RILEY and JAMES Cook, solicitors, 8, Messrs. Murray, Hutchins, & Stirling, of London ; and Hardshaw-street, St. Helen's, and 41, Legh-street, Earles- | Messrg. Burton, Yeates, & Hart, of London. town, Lancashire (Riley & Cook). Nov. 6. James Cook will henceforward practise on his account at 11, Hardshaw-street,

Second Class. St. Helen's. [Gazette, Dec. 3, 1880.]

[In alphabetical order.] Arthur Balkwill, who served his clerkship to Mesars

Allan & Davies, of Newcastle upon Tyne. On Tuesday week, the period for depositing plans at the Walter Creighton Bell, who served his clerkship to Private Bill Office of the House of Commons, in connection Messrs. Leitch, Dodd, & Bramwell, of North Shields. with the Private Bill legislation of next session, expired. Last Charles Frederick Booth, who served his clerkship to year the total number of plans deposited was 213; this year Messrs. Levett & Champney, of Hull; and Messrs. Collyerthe number is 245.

| Bristow, Withers, & Russell, of London.

Liverpool.

Edgar Booth, who served his clerkship to Mr. Franois Jobb, of Halifax.

LAW STUDENTS' DEBATING SOCIETY, John Cameron, who served his clerkship to Mr. Henry The weekly meeting of this society was held at the Law Cair cross Dancan, of Liverpool ; Messrs. Hill & Dickinson, Institution on the 7th inst., Mr. G. H. Bower in the chair. of Liverpool; and Messrs. Gregory, Rowcliffes, & Rawle, of

A MAASra. Gregory. Rowcliffes, & Rawle, of | Messrs. W. F. Beddoes and W. F. Barry were duly elected London.

members of the society. Mr. Van Sommer brought forward a Eustace William Cattle, who served his clerkship to series of motions relative to the appointment of a reporter Messrs. Haigh & Son, of Selby ; and Messrs. Layton &

to the society, which were, after some discussion, carried, Jaques, of London.

and Mr. E. G. Spiers was subsequently, by resolution, James Henry Havelock Clark, who served his clerkship to appointed to fill that office. Messrs. Ransom & Nelson, of Sunderland ; and Messrs.

The weekly meeting of this society was held on the 14th Paterson, Snow, & Bloxam, of London.

inst. at the Law Institution, in conjunction with the United Henry Cromwell, who served his clerkship to Messrs.

Law Students' Society, Mr. E. G. Spiers in the chair. Swinburde & Mills, of London.

The subject for discussion was “ That both economical and Charles Alfred Emerson, who served his clerkship to

social reasons render requisite a change in the system of Messrs. Stokes, Saunders, & Stokes, of London.

land tenure in England, and that no change can be conSamuel Jeapons, who served his clerkship to Mr. Stephen

sidered satisfactory which does not embody the abolition of Hart Jackson, of Ulverston; and Messrs. Tabourdins & Bar.

the law of primogeniture and of settlement." The debate gres res, of London.

was opened on behalf of the United Law Students' Society by William Maylett, who served bis clerkship to Mr. William

Mr. B. T. Bartrum, who was followed by Mr. E. F. Sponce Nichols Marcy, of Worcester.

in support of the motion, which was opposed on behalf of Aubrey Frederick Willoughby, who served his clerkship to

the Law Students' Debating Society by Mr. J. Nicholls and Messrs. H. C. Nisbet, Rooke, & Daw, of London.

Mr. C. E. Barry. The following gentlemen also addressed the John Charles Wilson, who served bis clerkship to Mr. John

society:-Mr. Maclaren, Mr. Owen, and Mr. Robinson in Clayton, of Manchester, and Ashton-under-Lyne.

favour of, and Mr. Van Sommer, Mr. Edlin, and Mr.

Collyer against, the motion. Mr. Bartrum replied, and on Third Class.

the motion being put to the meeting it was carried by

a majority of one-there being fifteen votes for and fourteen [In alphabetical order.]

votes against the motion. There was a large attendance of Thomas Hammersley Bayley, who served his clerkship to members of both societies. Messrs. Neve & Rutter, of Wolverhampton; and Messrs. Ullithorne, Currey, & Villiers, of London,

Thomas Catterall, who served his clerkship to Mr. William MANCHESTER LAW STUDENTS' SOCIETY. Lees, of Wigan.

The fifth meeting of the society for the present session Edgar Fred Cross, who served his clerkship to Mr. Edmund

was held last night (Tuesday) at the Law Library, CrossWarriner, of London.

street, when the chair was taken by Edwin Jones, Esq., George Davison, who served his clerkship to Mr. George

barrister-at-law. Messrs. J. H. Payne and Rowbottom were Maw, jun., of Bishop Auckland.

elected ordinary members of the society. Mr. F. W. Roe William Henry Makin Draper, who served his clerkship to Messrs. H. W. Collins, Robinson, Collins, & Driffield, of

Rycroft, lately articled with John Leigh, Esq., solicitor of this city, to whom has just been awarded by the Incorporated

Law Society the Cliffords'-inn Prize, and a first-class certifi. John Cross Eccles, who served his clerkship to Messrs.

cate in connection with his final examination, received Henry Forsham & Hawkins, of Liverpool.

quite an ovation on entering the room, and to him and to James Minter Flegg, who served his clerkship to Mr.

Mr. J.C. Wilson, also lately a member of the society, who Harry William Christmas, of London.

has gained a second-class honours certificate at the same William Charles Flegg, who served his clerkship to Mr. l examination, the congratulations of the society were voted. William Martin Flegg, of London.

The subject for the evening's debate was as follows : Alfred James Harman, who served his clerkship to Mr. “John Thompson, who has carried on business in Manchester William Pinkney, of Sunderland; and Mr. Robert George | as a merchant in his own name, sells the stock and goodwill Chipperfield, of Lordon.

of his business to William Smith. He recommences the Charles Deane Heaton, who served his clerkship to Mr. same business in Manchester under the same style, and Richard Heaton, of Barslem ; and Messrs. Ridsdale, Crad. deals, though not upon his own or his servants' private dock, & Ridsdale, of London.

or special solicitation, with certain of his old customers. Is George James Holme, who served his clerkship to Messrs. | he restrainable from so doing?” The hon. secretary (Mr. Robinson, Sons, & Gill, of Blackburn; and Mr. William Butcher) opened in the affirmative, and was followed by Torper, of Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Messrs. Winser and Schofield on the same side, whilst Frank Howard, who served his clerkship to Messrs. Messrs. Hislop, Read, and Cleworth supported the negative. Taylor, Mason, & Taylor, of London.

The following gentlemen also took part in the debate : Arthur Perkins James, who served his clerkship to Messrs. Norton, Lowndes, Rycroft, Hardman, Rayner, and Mesers. James & Co., of Merthyr Tydvil ; and Mr. Isaac Iones. Mr. Butcher replied and the chairman summed up, Harris Wrentmore, of London.

leaning in favour of the affirmative, but upon a vote being Arthur Walker Nicholson, who served his clerkship to taken that contention was negatived. A vote of thanks to Messrs. Middlemies & Pearce, of Hull.

the chairman concluded the meeting.
Frederic Charles White, who served his clerkship to Mr.
Charles Edward Rowcliffe, of Stogamber, deceased ; Mr.
Edwin Hellard, of Stogumber; and Messrs. Gregory,
Rowcliffes, & Rawle, of London.

A correspondent of the City Press complains of the Frederick Bradbury Winter, who served his clerkship to waste of time at the Mansion House. He says, “ ProfesMessrs. Winter & Co., of London.

sionally I have been in the court since the opening at twelve, The Council of the Incorporated Law Society have ac and here we are at three o'clock waiting for something, but cordingly given class certificates and awarded the following no one appears to know what. The alderman is not on the prizes of books :

bench, the clerk's chair is vacant ; but here we are waiting. To Mr. James, the prize of the Honorable Society of

What with the adjournments and other inconveniences, proClement's-inn. Valne ten guineag.

fessional men will soon have to bid adieu to the Mansion To Mr. Rycroft, the prize of the Honorable Society of House." Clifford's-inn. Value five guineas.

A correspondent of the Times says that in a recent issue of New-ind, Valae five guineas. Mr. Mole, the prize of the Honorable Society of a local newspaper (the Clare Independent) he found the follow

ing :-“At a numerously attended meeting of the Clooney To Mr. Crockford, Mr. Collins, and Mr. Barton, prizes Branch League, Mr. J. Culligan in the chair, it was unani. of the Incorporated Law Society. Value five gaineas each. mously agreed by resolution that Mr. J. Molony, solicitor, be

The council bave given class certificates to the candi. • Boycotted,' and that the peasantry shun his office, for havdates in the second and third classes.

ing lent his professional services to issue writs on tenants of The number of candidates examined was ninety-seven.

Maghera."

CREDITORS' CLAIMS.

WILCOCKS, Celia Douglas, Holland rd, Kensington. Jan 8. Carter,

Rudge rów

Budge row
WILLIAMSON, HENRY, Orrell, Lancaster, Farmer. Jan 15. Brabner

and Court, Liverpool CREDITORS UNDER ESTATES IN CHANCERY.

Wilson, Joun, Francis st, Tottenham Court rd, Butcher. Dec 30.

Holmes, Eastcheap
LAST DAY OF PROOF.

WOOLLEY, Thomas, Kings Bromley, Stafford, Farmer, Jan 31.

Hinckley and Co, Lichfield
ADRIAN, JULIUS, Giessen, Germany. Jan 17. Adrian v Bojanowski,
V.C. Hall. Fielder and Sumner, Godliman st, Doctors' commons

[Gazette, Dec. 3.] CROOK, THOMAS, jun, Seaford, Contractor. Jan 15. Denham y | BUSIGNY, CHARLES EDWARD, Worcester, Surgeon. Jan 26. Pidcock Crook, V.C. Hall. Brown and Sons, Finsbury pl

and Sons, Worcester DAVIDSON, JAMES, Middle Temple, Student-at-Law. Mar 15. David. CHARLES, ÉDWARD, Goytroy, Monmouth, Farmer. Jan 8. Edwards

son v Davidson, M.R. Davidson and Morriss, Queen Victoria st and Son, Pontypool DICAS, WILLIAM, Garrick st, Covent Garden, Wine Merchant. Jan CHILD, HENRY HALL, Stockton-on-Tees, Gent. Jan 10. Draper, 7. Bignell v Moir, M.R. Hicks, Wellington st, Strand

Stockton-on-Tees FREAKLEY, CHARLES, Burston, Stone, Stafford, Farmer. Jan 31. DEIGHTON, John, York, Cork Merchant. Jan 15. Phillips. York Nevitt v Mountford, V.C. Hall, Blakiston, Stafford

FARNFIELD, GEORGE JAMES, Woolwich, Gent. Jan 20. "Farnfield, MILLARD, JOSEPH SEWELL, Hornsey, Lime Merchant. Dec 29.

Lower Thames st Goodman v Jeram, V.C. Hall. Jeram, Manning st, Southwark FINCH, ELIZA, Homefield rd, Wimbledon. Jan 1. Dixon and Co, MOUNTFORD, WILLIAM, Stafford, Gent. Jan 31, Nevitt y Mount. Bedford row ford, V.C. Hall, Blakiston, Stafford

GERRARD, CHARLES, Runcorn, Chester, Printer. Jan 1. Linaker, [Gazette, Dec. 7.] Runcorn

GODSON, JOHN WINTERTON, Hook Norton, Oxford, Farmer. Jan 19. ALLEN, JOHN COOPER, Blaby Hall, Leicester, Esq. Jan 7. Everard

Rawlinson, Chipping Norton v Allen, M.R. Place, Leicester

HARDIAM, WILLIAM, Worthing, Sussex, Confectioner. Jan 'BATTEN, ROBERT, Ellesmere rd, Victoria pk, Gent. Jan 11. Batten

8.

Verrall, Worthing v Batten, V.O. Malins. Webb, Austin friars

HARDING, SAMUEL TUFFLBY, Chester. Solicitor. Feb 1. Hardings CLARKE, JOHN, Aylesbeare, Devon, Jan 15. Clarke v Clarke, V.C.

and Co, Manchester Hall. Brown, Exeter Cox, WILLIAM, Crewe, Chester, Ginger Beer Manufacturer. Jan 7.

HEMMING, Rev. GEORGE, Little Parndon, Essex. Jan 21. Paine

and Co, Old Broad st Donkin v Cox, M.R. Pointon, Crewe

JARVIS, RICHARD, Mason st, Southwark, Currier, Jan 31. Hinckley Fay, ROBERT, Awebridge, Mitchelmersh, Southampton. Jan 18.

and Co, Lichfield Carter v Fay, V.C. Malins. Mortimer, Romsey

JARVIS, THOMAS, Burton-upon-Trent, Brewer's Labourer. Jan 31, LEE, LILIAN ADELAIDE (known as Miss Neilson), Park lane. Jan 10

Hinckley and Co, Lichfield Glyn v Lewis, V.C. Hall. Lewis and Lewis, Ely pl, Holborn

LEWIS, MORRIS, Tyndall pl, Islington, Wine Merchant. Jan 14. ELIZABETH, Dawlish, Devon. Jan 7. Andrews V Square,

Montagu, Bucklersbury V.C. Hall. Halse and Co, Old Burlington st, Regent st

MACKRELL, WILLIAM, Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, Gent. Jan 1. MORRIS, JOHN, Oakham, Esq. Jan 6. Royce v Morris, V.C. Hall.

Marshfield and Hutchings, Wareham
Adam and Son, Oakham
PULLEN, DANIEL, Dorking, Surrey, Builder. Jan 7. Taylor v

MONTAGUE, MARY ANN, Hastings, Hotel Keeper. Jan 3. Austen

MORGAN, THOMAS, Tredegar, Monmouth, Mason, Dec 24. Morgan, Alloway, M.R. Morrison, Reigate

Cardiff SMEDLEY, JOHN THOMAS MARSDEN, Matlock, Derby, Esq. Jan 10.

PEDDER, MARY, Hayton, Lancaster. Dec 27. Stone, Liverpool Smedley v Hunter, V.C. Malins. Tweedie, Lincoln's inn fields

RATCLIFFE, JOHN, Ovenden, Halifax, Worsted Spinner. Feb 5. WILKINSON, JOHN SHELDOx, St James's pl, St James's, Civil

Longbottom. Halifax Engineer. Jan 6. Maples v Wilkinson. Ť.C. Bacon. Tweedie,

SUDRON, WILLIAM, Stockton-on-Tees. Jan 10. Draper, StocktonLincoln's inn fields

on-Tees [Gazette, Dec. 10.] TAYLOR, SAMUEL, Manningham, York, Common Brewer. Jan 14.

Taylor and Co, Bradford CREDITORS UNDER 22 & 23 VICT. CAP. 25.

TEARL, AMELIA Cooper, Southsea, Southampton. Jan 10. Milne

and Co, Harcourt bldgs, Temple LAST DAY OF CLAIM.

TOMLINSON, GEORGE, Lichfield, Yeoman. Jan 31. Hinckley and

Co, Lichfield
ADAMS, FRANCIS, Bristol, Esq. Feb 12. Fry and Co, Bristol
AYRE, JOnn, York, Ironfounder. Jan 15. Mann and Son, York

TYLER, JOSEPH, Bishop's Stortford, Coach Builder. Jan 14. Baker

and Thorneycroft, Bishop's Stortford BELL, THOMAS FOTHERLEY, Kingston-upon-Hull, Shipowner. Jan 8. Martinson, Hull

WALKER, EMMA, Wolverhampton, March 1. Riley, Wolverhampton BLINCH, WILLIAM, Stretham, Cambridge, Farmer. Jan 18. Archer

WHITE, HENRY, Brighton, Carpenter. Dec 15. Penfold and Co,

Brighton and Son, Ely Boobyer, Henry, Farringdon st, Bookseller. Dec 30. Saxelby

WILCOCK, THOMAS, Cadishead, Lancaster. Jan 10. Makinson and

Co, Manchester and Faulkner, Ironmonger-lane FORSTER, EDWARD MORGAN LLEWELLYN, Melcombe pl, Dorset sq,

WILLIAMS, Rev. JAMES, St Giles, Camberwell. Jan 8. Baker and

Nairne, Crosby sq
Architect. Jan 15. Tilleard and Co, Old Jewry
HAMILTON, Hon. ROBERT, St. Andrew, Jamaica. March 1.

WILLIAMS, THOMAS, Pendleton, Lancaster, Skein Dyer. Jan 12.

Howarth, Manchester
Tilleard and Co. Old Jewry
HUTTON, RICHARD, Watford, Hertford, Gent. Jan 12. Rowell,

WOOLLEY, THOMAS, Kings Bromley, Stafford, Farmer. Jan 31.

Hinckley and Co, Lichfield
Rickmansworth
IMRAY, Hon. Joux, St. Aromant, Dominica, March 1. Tilleard

[Gazette, Dec. 7.] and Co, Old Jewry

ALLEN, WILLIAM, Hartpury, Gloucester, Farmer. Jan 21. JACOB, MARY, Sturry, Kent. Jan 11. Mercer and Co, Deal

Bonnor, Gloucester JARVIS, RICHARD, Mason st, Southwark, Currier. Jan 31. Hinckley BARBER, 'Mary Ann, Sunderland. Dec 20. Smith, Pancras and Co, Lichfield

lane JARVIS, THOMAS, Burton-upon-Trent, Brewer's Labourer. Jan 31, BEDFORD, WILLIAM, Whitfield st, Licensed Appraiser. Dec 20. Hinckley and Co, Lichfield

Shiers, Burleigh st. Strand JONES, George William, Newport, Monmouth, Shipbroker. Jan Boor, CHARLES, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, Gent. Jan 8. 15. Pain and Son, Newport

Tanner, Wimborne Minster LAMBERT, JOSEPII, Great Dunmow, Essex, Miller. Dec 30. Wade BRYANT, 'SAMUEL, Brislington, Somerset, Surgeon. Jan 20. and Co, Great Dunmow

Beckingham, Bristol MAYLING, EDWARD HAYGARTH, Sunderland, Surgeon. Jan 1. Buller, ÅNN, 'Strete Ralegh, Whimple, Devon. Feb 10, Phillpotts, Wright, Sunderland

Old sg, Lincoln's inn OGILVY, MARY RAMSAY, Grove rd, St. John's Wood. Jan 1. Angell CHAMBERS, HARRIET, Nottingham, Spinster. Feb 20. Parsons and Co, Gresham st

and Son, Nottingham PeTLEY, JOHN EDWARD, Old Charlton, Kent, Navy Lieutenant. Jan CAIRNS, ROBERT DONALD, Bombay, East Indies, Agent to the 15. Marsden and Wilson, Old Cavendish st

Oriental Bank Corporation, Jan 10, Hutchins, Birchin lane RANSON, ROBERT ROBINSON, Beverley, York, Tailor. Jan 20. DEVERELL, Joun, Purbrook Park, Hants, Esq. Feb 7. Walters Jackson, Hull

and Co, New sq, Lincoln's inn fields ROBERTSON, JOSEPHA MARY, College pl, Brighton. Dec 30. Vincent, Downs, HenrY, Basingstoke, Southampton, Land Agent. Jan Ryde

31. Lamb and Brooks, Basingstoke ROLLS, GEORGE, Bisham Lodge, Upper Teddington, Gent. Dec 25. FINCIER, WILLIAM SANDERS, Stratford-upon-Avon, Furniture Witt, Chancery lane

Dealer. Jan 21. Slatter and Co, Stratford-upon-Avon SELFE, EDWARD HENRY, Hanley, Barrister-at-law. Jan 1. Iliffe GOODWIN, BENJAMIN, Heaton Norris, Lancaster; Gent. Jan 9. and Co, Bedford row

Chapman and Co, Manchester SHEPARD, Joux, Alne, York, Farmer. Jan 15. Phillips, York

HALES, ELIZABETH, Old Charlton, Kent. Jan 10. Devonshire, SMITH, ARTHUR WARREN, Lichfield, Brewer, Jan 31. Barnes and Frederick's pl, old Jewry Russell, Lichfield

HARE, Sir Thomas, Stow Hall, Norfolk, Bart. Feb 7. Walters and STRANGE, ELIZABETH, Worthing, Sussex. Dec 25. Verrall, Co, New sq, Lincoln's inn Worthing

HILL, GEORGE, East Retford, Nottingham, Gent. Jan 1. Marshall, STUCHBERY, JAMES, Buckingham, out of business. Jan 1. French, East Retford Buckingham

HOLLIS, ELIZABETH GODWIN, Winchester. Jan 29. Best and Tomlinson, GEORGE, Lichfield, Yeoman. Jan 31. Hinckley and Scotney, Winchester Co, Lichfield

Holt, WILLIAM JAMES, Gorphwysfa, Carnarvon, Esq. Jan 15. Turner, MARTHA, Newport, Monmouth. Jan 31. Sheppard, Burton and Co, Lincoln's inn fields Gloucester

Isaac, MATTHEW HENRY, Bristol, Grocer. Jan 31. Miller, Bristol WALPOLE, REGINALD ROBERT, Stony Stratford, Buckingham, JARVIS, RICHARD, Mason st, Southwark, Currier. Jan 31, Hinckley Barrister-at-law. Jan 10. Davidson and Co, Spring gdns

and Co, Lichfield WATSON, BOSWELL, Welton, Northampton, Grazier. Jan 1. Roche, | JARVIS, THOMAS, Burton-upon-Trent, Brewer's Labourer. Jan 31. Daventry

Hinckley and Co, Lichfield WELLER, Emma, Gadbrook, nr Leigh's, Surrey. Jan 1. Paice, JONES, MOSES, Worcester, Ironmonger. Jan 31. Southall, Worces. Staple inn

ter

The summonses, therefore, in the judge's list, and return. able on the days after-mentioned, will stand adjourned as under, of which the applicants are to give reasonable written notice to respondents : The summonses in the list for December 29 and 30 will stand adjourned till the 31st inst.; those in the list for January 1, 3, and 4 till the 5th ; and those in the list for the 6th, 7th, 8th, and 10th until the11th.

SALES OF ENSUING WEEK. Dec. 21.-Messrs. VENTOM, BULL, & COOPER, at the Mart,

at 1 p.m., Freehold Property, Reversions, &c. (800 advertisement, Deo. 11, p. 3).

LEWIS, WILLIAX, Oakmere, Chester, Farmer. Jan 20. Green and

Dixon, Northwich MACKENZIE, EDWARD, Fawley ct, Bucks, Esq. Feb 1. Pemberton

and Co. Liverpool Marx, WILLIAM, Gloucester, Gent. Jan 10. Bretherton and Son,

Gloncester
MARKKAY, JOHN, Sherwood st. Bromley-by-Bow, Gent. Dec 31.

Atkinson, Stratford
MIDDLETON, THOMAS, Earlstown, Lancaster, Pork Butcher. Jan 17.

Gartside and Robinson, Ashton-under-Lyne MILLER, GRACE, Kingston-upon-Hull. Jan 24. England and Co,

Hull OLIVER, THOMAS, Southampton, Store Keeper. Jan 29. Hickman

and Son, Southampton PAINTER, SOPHIA, South Lambeth rd. Jan 21. Clabon, Great

George et PRACE, Thomas, Birmingham, Gent. Feb 20. Field and Sons,

Leamington PHILLIPS, GEORGE, Liverpool, Jan 8. Priest, Liverpool PorxOR, JOSEPH, Cannock, Stafford, out of business. Jan 31,

Marlow and Potter, Bridge st, Walsall Rrse, WILLIAM, Norwood green, Southball, Gent. Jan 10.

Williams and Co, Lincoln's inn fields SaxsOS, ALEXANDER, Kingstone, Somerset, Yeoman. Jan 22.

Poole, South Petherton SCUIT, GEORGE, Winterborne St. Martin, Dorset, Common Brewer.

Jan 15. Andrews and Co, Dorchester STEVENSON, JOHN BARR, Dolcorsllwyn, Montgomery, Farmer, Jan

31. Rowlands, Machynlleth TAYLOR, TO, Lavender Sweep, Wandsworth, Esq. Feb 8. Walker

and Mewburn-Walker, Furnival's inn TOMLINSON, GEORGE, Lichfield, Yeoman. Jan 31. Hinckley and

Co, Lichfield VIEVOORT, Rev. CORNELIUS EGIDIUS, Rusholme, nr Manchester. Jan

5. Farrington and Crofton, Manchester WELCE, Rev. ALBAN HENRY DREW, Southbrook st, Hammersmith.

Jan 20. Ticehurst and Sons, Cheltenham WOOLLARD, MARY, Berners st, Oxford st. Jan 24. Kinsey and Ade,

Bloomsbury pl TOOLLEY, THOMAS, Kings Bromley, Stafford, Farmer. Jan 31. Hinckley and Co, Lichfield

[Gazette, Dec. 10.)

BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS.

BIRTHS. ASHWELL.--Dec. 14, at 1, Mount Pleasant, Newcastle, Stafford

shire, the wife of John B. Ashwell, solicitor, Stoke-upon

Trent, of a daughter. ODGERS.-Dec. 14, at Savile House, Fitzjohn's avenue, Hamp. stead, the wife of W. Blake Odgers, barrister-at-law, of a son..

MARRIAGE. GIDDY-PIERS.-Nov. 4, at Rondebosch, Cape Town, Shep

stone Giddy, barrister-at-law, to Jessio Anna Presgrave, daughter of Charles Piers, J.P., Civil Commissioner of the Cape District.

DEATHS. BENNETT.-Dec. 7, at Northgate-street, Ipswich, Garrod Ben-

nett, solicitor, aged 33. BROWN.-Dec.' 13, at Bournemouth, Francis Why borough

Brown, of Leeds, solicitor, aged 31.' MOORE. - Dec. 7, at St. Helier's, Jersey, Joseph Schroder

Moore, barrister-at-law, late one of the judges of the Supreme Court of New Zealand.

COURT PAPERS.

LONDON GAZETTES.

SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE.
BOTA OF REGISTRARS IN ATTENDANCE ON

COURT OF
Date

COURT OF MASTER OF THE

MASTER OF THB V.C. MALINS.
APPBAL.

ROLLS.
Monday, Dec. 20Mr. Jackson Mr. Leach Mr. Ward
Tuesday ...... 21 Cobby

Latham

Pemberton Wednesday.... 22 Jackson Leach Ward Thursday .... 23 Cobby Latham Pemberton

Mr. Justico 7.O. BACON. V.O. HALL.

FRY. Monday, Dec. 20Mr. King Mr. Koe Mr. Farrer Tuesday ...... 21 Merivale Clowes Teesdale Wednesday.... 22 King

Koe

Farrer Thursday .... 23 Merivale Clowes Teesdale

The Christmas Vacation will commence on Friday, the 24tá day of December, and terminate on Thursday, the 6th day of January, 1881, both days inclusive.

WINTER ASSIZES. The Lord Chancellor has appointed Mr. Alfred Wills, Q.C., of the North-Eastern Circuit, a commissioner for the ensuing winter assizes, and, as at present arranged, he will accompany Mr. Justice Williams on the Oxford Circuit. The following dates have been fixed for the assizes on the North-Eastern Circuit (Lush, L.J., and Manisty, J.)- New. castle, Tuesday, January 11; Darbam, Tuesday, Jandary 18; York, Tuesday, January 25; Leeds, Monday, January 31.

Mr. Justice Stepben will accompany Mr. Justice Field on the Northern Circuit instead of a commissioner as formerly settled ; and it is understood that Mr. Justice Stephen's place on the South Wales Circuit will be allotted to à commis. sioner. The following are tbe days fixed for holding the assizes on the Western Circuit (Baggallay, L.J., and Lopes, J.):-Devizes, Tuesday, January 11; Winchester, Friday, January 14 ; Dorchester, Thursday, January 20; Exeter, Saturday, January 22; Bodmin, Friday, January 28 ; Taunton, Tuesday, February 1; Bristol, Saturday, February 5.

Bankrupto.
FRIDAY, Dec. 10, 1880.

Under the Bankruptcy Act, 1869.
Creditors must forward their proofs of debts to the Registrar.

To Surrender in London,
Chaine, Louisa Rebecca, Queen's gate, South Kensington, Lodging..

house Proprietress. Pet Dec 7. Brougham, Jan 14 at 11 Whitworth, Edward, Elm pk, Brixton hill. Pet Dec 3. Pepys. Dec 22 at 12

To Surrender in the Country. Caldecott, F JP , Clifton, Bristol. Pet Dec 8. Harley. Bristol,

Dec 22 at 2 Cobb, Michael Miles, Stowmarket, Suffolk, Innkeeper. Pet Dec 6.

Collins. Bury St Edmunds, Dec 22 at 12 Cooke, Herbert, Wood Ditton, Cambridge, Innkeeper. Pet Dec 8.

Eaden. Cambridge, Dec 29 at 1.30 Cross, Charlos, Ellesmere, Salop, Miller. Pet Dec 23. Vaughan.

Williams. Wrexham, Dec 23 at 12 Derry, Fletcher, Donnington le Heath, Leicester, Grocer. Pet Dec ·

5. Hubbersty. Burton on Trent, Dec 22 at 1.30 Eccles, James, Stockton on Tees, out of business. Pet Dec 3. Crosby.

Stockton on Tees, Dec 22 at 2.30
Smith, Joseph Amos, Rockley, Askham, Nottingham, Miller. Pet
Dec 7. Uppleby, Lincoln, Dec 22 at il

TUESDAY, Dec. 14, 1880.
Under the Bankruptcy Act, 1869.

To Surrender in London,
Davis, Charles, Giltspur st. Manager to a Carrier. Pet Dec 10.

Pepys. Jan 14 at 11.30 Xenos, Aristides, Gt St Helens, Bishopsgate st. Pet Dec 10. Pepys. Jan 12 at 12

To Surrender in the Country. Hughes, Rev Augustus, Hastings. Pet Dec 10. Young. Hastings,

Dec 30 at 12 Langley, George, Sheffield, Fish and Game Salesman, Pet Dec 10.

Rodgers. Sheffield, Dec 30 at 11 Moore, William, Leeds, Solicitor. Pet Dec 8. Marshall, Leeds, Jan

12 at 11 Sutton, William Henry, Carmarthen, Accountant. Pet Dec 9. Lloyd.

Carmarthen, Dec 28 at 1 Trenerry, Thomas T, Devoran, Cornwall, Miller. Pet Dec 11. Chil.

cott. Truro, Dec 29 at 12 Wilson, Robert Towers Robertson, Berwick upon Tweed, Iron founder. Pet Dec 9. Daggett. Newcastle, Dec 30 at 11

BANKRUPTCIES ANNULLED.

FRIDAY, Dec. 10, 1880.
Tork, Joiner. Dec 7

TUESDAY, Dec. 14, 1880.
Castledine, Edward Gillead, and Percival Charles Nutt, Bury St

Edmunds, Agricultural Implement Dealers. Dec 11
Elderkin, Thomas, Houghton Mill, Northampton, Miller. Dec 1
Tibbit, James, Jun, St Peter's rd, Kingsland, Builder. Dec 3

Liquidations by Arrangement.
FIRST MEETINGS OF CREDITORS.

FRIDAY, Dec. 10, 1880.
Adams, Henry, Copenhagen st, Barnsbury, Islington, Laundryman.-

Dec 23 at 12 at offices of Richardson, Broad st buildings

JUDGES' CHAMBERS. Mr. Baron Pollock will attend chambers on the following days after the present Micbaelmas Sittings :-The 22nd, 23rd, 28th, and 31st inst., and the 5th and 11th of January.

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