Catalogue description Office of the Commissioners of Bankrupts and successors: Order Books relating to Petitions against Declarations of Bankruptcy

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Reference: B 1
Title: Office of the Commissioners of Bankrupts and successors: Order Books relating to Petitions against Declarations of Bankruptcy
Description:

Entry books of orders in bankruptcy causes written up after the event by clerks of the Office of the Commissioners of Bankrupts and successors.

They were for the Lord Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor, 1710 to 1851; the Court of Review, 1832 to 1847; and the Court of Appeal in Chancery, 1851 to 1874. There are also two registers of orders, 1832 to 1877.

Date: 1710-1877
Related material:

For ledgers and other records relating to sums paid into the Bank of England to the credit of the accountant-general of the Court of Chancery, under the Bankruptcy Acts 1831 to 1832

See also AO 18

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Court of Bankruptcy, 1831-1869

London Court of Bankruptcy, 1869-1873

Office of the Commissioners of Bankrupts, 1571-1832

Physical description: 214 volume(s)
Unpublished finding aids:

Most volumes have indexes. B 1/2 to B 1/12 are indexed by petitioner. Where indexes exist in later volumes they are arranged by the name of the bankrupt.

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