Archive centreCarlisle
ReferenceQ/12
TitleDebtors
DescriptionSee also Quarter Sessions Q/11/1755 Midsummer bundle 2 for further schedules of debtors under 28 George II, chapter 13. These were periodic passing of Acts for the relief of insolvent debtors, which allowed for release if they applied to the Justice of the Peace and submitted a schedule of assets. Most of the papers are schedules of assets. Imprisonment for debt did not end until 1869, then they could still be imprisoned for contempt as a criminal
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