Thursday, 21 April 2011

New Item for the Museum: Bankruptcy Act 1883 and 1890 - Notices and Statements of Affairs



The Muir Hunter Museum of Bankruptcy at KLS has acquired four new documents which relate to a late 19th century bankruptcy case in Stockton-on-Tees, County of Durham. The four notices (which include statements of affairs- pictured) relate to Re Sanders and Sons, and in particular a Mr George Sanders and his attemtps to seek a release from his indebtendess from his creditors pursuant to the Bankruptcy Acts of 1883 (s.82) and 1890. They are dated 6th June 1892. The Trustee in Bankruptcy is a Mr Frank Brown of Finkle Chambers, Stockton-on-Tees. The Official Receiver was Mr JR Stubbs of Middlesborough. Mr Sanders, in partnership, carried on business at Prince Regent Street, Stockton-on-Tees, as a 'provision merchant and commission agent.'



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