London Gazette index entry detail

Publication details:

Publication date: 03 Oct 1747.

Issue: 8681.

Page: 1.



Person details:

Name: John Dunk.

Marital Status: Not given.

Occupation: Labourer.


AT the Court at Kensington, the 2d Day of October, 1747. PRESENT, The King's most Excellent Majesty in his Privy Council. WHEREAS John Dunk, of Bexhill in the County of Sussex, Labourer ; Thomas Kemp, of Hawkhurst in the County of Kent, Labourer ; Thomas Drury, of the same Place, Labourer ; Stephen Tucker, late of Deal in the County of Kent, Labourer ; John Tucker, of the same Place, Labourer, Brother to the said Stephen, were, upon the Eleventh Day of September last, charged by Information of a credible Person upon Oath, by him subscribed before Thomas Burdus, Esquire, one of his Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Middlesex, with having been guilty, upon the First Day of November last, of being, together with divers other Persons, armed with Fire Arms, or other offensive Weapons, and so armed being assembled at or near Sandgate Castle in the Parish of Folkstone in the County of Kent, in order to be aiding and assisting in the Running, Landing, and Carrying away uncustomed Goods: Which Information was afterwards certified by the said Thomas Burdus, under his Hand and Seal, to One of his Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, who has laid the same before his Majesty in his Privy-Council, pursuant to the late Act of Parliament of the Nineteenth Year of the Reign of his present Majesty, in that Case made and provided — His Majesty doth, by and with the Advice of his Privy Council, by this his Order in his Privy Council, require and command, that the said John Dunk, Thomas Kemp, Thomas Drury, Stephen Tucker and John Tucker, and each of them, do surrender himself and themselves, within the Space of Forty Days after the first Publication of this Order in the London Gazette, to the Lord Chief Justice, or one other of his Majesty's Justices of the Court of King's Bench, or to one of his Majesty's Justices of the Peace. William Sharpe.



Transcribed by:

Michael Metcalfe.

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