Culture, General Things, Was Declared Bankrupt

Was Declared Bankrupt is in General Things.

In 1803 Richard "The Elder" Westmacott (age 56) was declared bankrupt.

In 1832 George Duckett 2nd Baronet (age 54) was declared bankrupt.

On 27 Oct 1837 Robert Slack (age 30) was declared bankrupt after which he became a farmer in Whitfield.

In 1847 Thomas Denman (age 57) was declared bankrupt.

In 1847 Richard Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos (age 49) was declared bankrupt with debts of over a million pounds. He was required to sell his estate in Keynsham, Somerset, Avington Park Itchen Valley, Winchester and the contents of Stowe House, Buckinghamshire in 1848.

In 1878 James Anderson Rose (age 58) represented James Abbott McNeill Whistler (age 43) in his libel trial against John Ruskin (age 58) for having described his painting Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket as "flinging a pot of paint in the public's face". Whistler won the case and was awarded one farthing, the smallest coin, to Whistler. The court costs were divided between the two. Ruskin's were paid for by a public subscription organised by the Fine Art Society. Whistler was declared bankrupt.

On 22 Nov 1900 James McGarel-Hogg 2nd Baron Magheramorne (age 39) was declared bankrupt in Dublin.

In 1922 Rowland Allanson-Winn 5th Baron Headley (age 66) was declared bankrupt.

In 1937 Victor Hervey 6th Marquess of Bristol (age 21) was declared bankrupt with debts of £123,955.