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Bankruptcy notices

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friendlywelshdragon Report 13 Aug 2013 08:54

Thank You . My apology for not acknowledging the other posts . I tried the link ,but got page not found. The new phone number for Maesteg library is 01656 754835


Reggie Report 12 Aug 2013 09:40

You might like to try following the unacknowledged advice posted by Kuros


friendlywelshdragon Report 11 Aug 2013 15:58

Haven't found the record I was looking for ,but found this about another member of the family .How do I find more details about this case ?

THOMAS, Frederick Evan, 4, Evans-terrace, Caerau,
Maesteg, Glamorganshire, lately residing at 18,
Mill-street, Cwmfelin, Maesteg aforesaid, and at
Tynpywnt Cottage, Bridgend, in the said county.
No. of Matter—10 of 1923.
Date of First Meeting—March 16, 1923. 11 a.m.
Place—34, Park-place, Cardiff.
Date of Public Examination—April 11, 1923.
2.30 p.m.
Place—Law Courts, Cathays Park, Cardiff.


Kuros Report 4 Aug 2013 11:47

The local libraries in Glamorgan are very helpful and, if you send an email, they will search archived newspapers for you. Put all the information you have in an email. Here's the link for Maesteg library. Sorry, I'm no computer expert so I can't turn it blue!

Tel: 01656733201



nameslessone Report 3 Aug 2013 11:27

Hello friendlywelshdragon

Trying widening the search dates - I found an extension in the London Gazette but not the original notice.

Also try the local/county papers there may be a report or notice regarding the bankruptcy.


friendlywelshdragon Report 2 Aug 2013 18:35

Thanks . I have been looking on your link but can't find any information so far . Have tried a year either way.

Chris in Sussex

Chris in Sussex Report 2 Aug 2013 16:38

London Gazette

Search using the 'Historians' section, bottom right of the page.



friendlywelshdragon Report 2 Aug 2013 16:04

Can anyone please tell me where I might find Bankruptcy notices for around 1921 . Looking for a pawnbrokers shop in Castle Street Maesteg , Mid Glam, owned by John Thomas