High Court of Justice in Bankruptcy: Registers of Petitions

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High Court of Justice in Bankruptcy: Registers of Petitions

Registers of the High Court of Justice in Bankruptcy containing summary details of petitions by or against debtors, estates of deceased debtors, and partnership firms. Until 1886 the registers also contain entries relating to receiving orders.

There are also registers of Edmonton County Court, 1884-1962, Wandsworth County Court, 1884-1962, and Brentford County Court, 1935-1962.

The details recorded include the names, addresses and occupations of the debtors and petitioning creditors and the names and addresses of solicitors.


The registers are arranged by the initial letters of the subject and the entries are listed in chronological order, by the dates on which petitions were filed.

Related Material:
Related estate ledgers are in BT 293
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Brentford County Court, 1919-
Edmonton County Court, 1919-
High Court of Justice in Bankruptcy, 1883-
Wandsworth County Court, 1912-
Physical description:
132 volume(s)
Access conditions:
Immediate source of acquisition:
Lord Chancellor's Department , from 1974
Series is accruing

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