Rushden Echo, 25th April 1924, transcribed by Kay Collins
Hinwick Publican’s Bankruptcy
A Man Who Tried Many Trades
“Want of Capital”
The statement of affairs in the bankruptcy of Frank Leslie Wilson, aged 34, licensed victualler, late of the Wheatsheaf Inn, Hinwick, shows liabilities of £213 7s., of which £202 17s., is expected to rank for dividend. The available assets are estimated at £4 10s., and the deficiency id £198 7s.
Debtor gives as the cause of his failure “want of capital, bad trade, and want of experience in the licensing trade.”