Thomas Knott's discharge

Thomas Knott's discharge
  • Title: Quarter Sessions minute book - discharge of insolvent debtors

  • Date : 1779

  • Catalogue number : Norfolk Record Office NCR Case 20a/35

  • Description :

    Norfolk Quarter Sessions Discharge of insolvent debtors book showing the discharge of Thomas Knott, weaver and fugitive.  Knott was released from prison under the terms of the 1778 Act, which had been passed whilst Knott was 'beyond sea', having absconded from his creditors due to his inability to pay his debts.

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