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Belcher to Bell, Archibald (1821)


 

BELCHER, Charles

1821 Sep 8

Limeburner. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.106)

BELCHER, Charles. Per "Lord Eldon", 1817

1822 May 17, Jun 1

On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.6)

1824 Nov 18

Convict servant of Philip Cavanagh. To be victualled from the Stores at Sydney for six months (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.11)

BELCHER, John

1821 Sep 8

Employed at the New Lumber Yard. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.85)

1822 Jan 28

Assistant to the smiths, New Lumberyard. Testified before the Board of Enquiry into the Engineer Department (Reel 6053; 4/1754 p.69)

1823 May

Referred to in Major Druitt's reply to the Board of Enquiry into the Engineer Department (Reel 6053; 4/1755 pp.340, 345)

BELCHER, John. Per "Recovery", 1819

1823 Oct 6,17

Re permission to marry at Sydney (Reel 6011; 4/3509 pp.424-5)

BELCHER, John. Per "Sir William Bensley", 1817

1821 Sep 8

Stonemason. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.71)

1825 Nov 15

Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3244; 4/1873 p.17). Reply, 2 Dec (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.66)

BELCHER, Mary. Of Castlereagh Street

1823 Jun 30, Sep 30

On list of persons to whom convict mechanics have been assigned (Fiche 3296; X53 p.71)

1824 c.Jul

On account of rents received for assigned convict tradesmen for the three quarters ending 30 Jun 1824 (Reel 6061; 4/1779 p.173a)

BELCHER, Thomas. Mariner

1814

Assisted in recapture of "Seringapatum"; petitioning for salvage (Reel 6040; 9/2735 pp.26-7)

1814 Jul 5

Inquiry to Ellis Bent re laws of the Admiralty in respect of the recapture of "Seringapatam" (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.211)

1814 Aug 2

Signatory to petition of Joseph Underwood and oath concerning recapture of "Seringapatam" (Reel 6044; 4/1730 pp.186, 187)

BELCHER, Thomas. Per "Eliza", 1822

1822 Nov 26

On list of convicts landed from the "Eliza" and forwarded to Windsor for distribution; listed as Burchall (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.474)

1823 Apr 14-May 8

Sentenced to death. In reports of prisoners tried at Court of Criminal Jurisdiction (Reel 6023; X820 p.97)

1823 May 27

Tried in Sydney. Sentence commuted to transportation (Reel 6070; 4/1265 p.10)

1823 May 27

Sentenced to death, but reprieved by Brisbane on condition that he remain at Port Macquarie (Reel 6069; 4/1817 p.15)

1823 Jun 3

On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per "Sally"; listed as Burchall (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.52, 410-1)

1823 Jun 3

Attested copy of respite extended to forwarded to the Provost Marshall (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.440)

1823 Jun 4

Re commutation of sentence of (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.117)

BELCHER, William. Per "Mangles", 1820

1820 Nov 22-Dec 14

Sentenced to death; respited. In reports of prisoners tried at Court of Criminal Jurisdiction (Reel 6023; X820 p.31)

1821 Sep 8

Gaol Gang. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.92)

1821 Dec 1

Warrant commuting death sentence (Reel 6070; 4/2129.1 pp.22, 24)

1821 Dec 1

Tried in Sydney; sentence commuted (Reel 6070; 4/1265 p.5)

1821 Dec 13

Under sentence of death. Received conditional pardon to commemorate the swearing in of Sir Thomas Brisbane as Governor; to be removed to Port Macquarie (Reel 6008; 4/3504A pp.144-5)

1821 Dec 27

Prisoner sent to Port Macquarie per "Newcastle" (Reel 6008, 4/3504A pp.205-6; Reel 6019, 4/3864 pp.342-3)

BELCHER, William. Per "Isabella", 1818

1825

Servant of D'Arcy Wentworth; attestation as to his character for a ticket of leave (Reel 6027; 4/1717.2 pp.114-5)

BELDAN, George. Per "Earl Cornwallis", 1801

1800 Oct 13

On list of convicts on board the "Earl Cornwallis" (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.28)

1809 Nov 24

On list of all grants and leases of town allotments registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 p.232)

1810 Jan 15

Of Parramatta. Memorial (Fiche 3001; 4/1821 No.17)

1810 Jun 5

Member of Parramatta Loyal Association (Reel 6042; 4/1725 p.15)

1811 Mar 6

Of Parramatta. Received spirit licence in Feb 1811 (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.181-3)

1812 Aug 5

Juror at inquest on William Sneed held at Parramatta (Reel 6021; 4/1819 p.651)

1814 Feb 11

To Ellis Bent, Judge Advocate, with instructions to remove Belden from the approved list of applicants for licences to retail spirits, beer etc. (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.34)

1815 Jan 23

Juror at inquest on Elizabeth Howell and two infant children held at Sydney (Reel 6021; 4/1819 p.327)

1815 Apr 1

On list of persons licensed as publicans for 1815; at Sydney (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.54)

1815 May 6-Dec 27

Juror at inquests on Robert Campbell, Thomas Cowup and John Robinson held at Sydney (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.73, 125-6, 591)

BELDIN, Joseph

1815 Apr 1

On return of horned cattle issued from the Government Herds between 8 May 1814 and 9 Jan 1819; payment for horse (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.42)

BELDING

1806 Jul

Received issue of beer (Reel 6041; 4/1719 p.212)

BELDON, Mary. Per "Mary Anne", 1822

1822 Jun 5

On list of convicts disembarked at Hobart from the "Mary Anne" (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.385)

BELFOUND, Jacob

1821 Sep 8

Object of Charity. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.69)

BELFOUR, George. Per "Recovery", 1823

1824 Jan 15

On monthly statement of changes in the convicts at Rooty Hill Station; from Carters Barracks (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.247)

BELFOUR, Robert. Per "Chapman", 1817

1817 Aug 5,9

On return of convicts arrived per "Chapman" who embarked on the "Jupiter" for Hobart; listed as Balford (Reel 6005; 4/3496 pp.272, 287)

1824 Aug 5

Escaped from the Derwent, delivered to Sydney per "Thalia" (Reel 6061; 4/1780 p.235)

1824 Aug 30

Correspondence re forwarding of to Bathurst for general service; with details of his sentence (Reel 6013; 4/3512 pp.285-7)

"BELINDA"

1823 Apr 4

Re shipwreck on south coast of New South Wales (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.73)

1824 May 20

Thomas Coverdale, master, permitted to discharge seamen from (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.273)

1825 Mar 15

Crew rescued off Middle Island by the "Nereus" (Reel 6063; 4/1785 pp.156-8, 182)

1825 Apr 8,12

Re shipwreck of and rescue of crew (Reel 6014; 4/3514 pp.30, 63)

"BELINDA", Master of see COVERDALE, Thomas

BELL

1823

Paid from the Colonial Fund (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.214)

BELL, Mr (Junior). Not fully identified; could be Archibald (Junior) or William Sims

1820 Aug 4

Deputy Provost Marshal, Windsor. Re proclamation of Accession of King George IV (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.179)

1823 Jun 30

On list of persons receiving clearing gangs (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.272)

BELL, Mrs

1809 Sep

Discharged from the Hawkesbury Stores (Reel 6040; 9/2673 p.88)

BELL, Adam. Per "Matilda", 1791; of Hawkesbury

1810 Jan

Re supplies promised by (Reel 6042; 4/1723 p.99)

1816 Nov 16

On list of persons who came as convicts and who claimed they were free at the last General Muster, without supporting documentation (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.284)

BELL, Ann (Per "Canada", 1817) see BELL, Eliza

BELL, Archibald. Military officer and Magistrate
An ensign in the New South Wales Corps, he arrived with his family on the "Young William" in 1807; he was appointed a magistrate in January 1808 and served as military commander at the Hawkesbury; he went to England as a witness at Major Johnson's trial and returned in 1811 as a lieutenant in the New South Wales Royal Veterans Company; from 1812 to 1818 he commanded the 73rd Regiment detachment at Windsor and acted as Barrack Master in 1818; he was appointed Chief Magistrate at Windsor in 1820; he was a founder of the Hawkesbury Benevolent Society and, from 1819, a committee member of the Native Institution; he received substantial land grants and resided on his property at Richmond known as Belmont.

1806-8

On list of civil and military officers (Reel 6041; 4/1721 p.63)

1808 Jan 27

Signatory to letter to Major George Johnston expressing support for his seizure of command of the Colony and recommending that he ensure that measures adopted for public security be confirmed by his successor (Reel 6041; 4/1721 p.336)

1808 Jul 19; 1809 Jul 17,19

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 pp.166, 178, 180)

1808 Sep 14

On statement of capital advanced by John Blaxland in his concerns from 3 Apr 1807 to 14 Sep 1808 (Reel 6043; 4/1727 p.214)

1809 Feb-Jun

Produce received from at the Hawkesbury Stores (Reel 6040; 9/2673 pp.5, 7, 10, 16, 19, 22, 25, 27, 33-5, 38, 44, 47, 49, 52)

1809 Mar 20,31, Apr 10

To direct distribution of investment to settlers of Hawkesbury (Reel 6037; SZ993 pp.5-6, 18-19, 25)

1809 Apr 11

Re inadequate supply of clothing to the Hawkesbury settlers (Reel 6041; 4/1722 pp.77-9)

1809 Sep

Discharged from the Hawkesbury Stores (Reel 6040; 9/2673 p.88)

1809 Oct 3

On list of all grants and leases of town allotments registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 p.228)

1810 Jan

Re supplies promised by (Reel 6042; 4/1723 p.99)

1810 Jan 3

Lieutenant, Commandant at Hawkesbury. On list of persons holding civil and military employment at Sydney and settlements adjacent (Fiche 3300; 2/8332 p.2)

1810 Jan 10

Re supplying of grain and potatoes to the Government (Reel 6002; 4/3490B pp.15-6). Reply, 12Jan (Reel 6042; 4/1723 pp.98-9)

1810 Jan 15

Re land grant (Reel 6042; 4/1723 pp.105-7)

1810 Jan 15

Re supplies promised by (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.31)

1810 Jan 18

Recommended by Foveaux to Governor Macquarie's consideration; commendation of conduct as Commandant and Magistrate, Hawkesbury district (Reel 6042; 9/2736 p.33)

1810 Jan 18

Re arrival in New South Wales and appointment as Commandant and Magistrate at the Hawkesbury (Reel 6042; 4/1723 p.109)

1810 Jan 21

Re purchase of farm at Hawkesbury from William Carlisle (Reel 6042; 4/1725 pp.266-7)

1810 Jan 23

Asking Governor Macquarie's views as to the proposed memorial from Hawkesbury settlers (Reel 6042; 4/1723 p.120). Reply, 24 Jan (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.44)

1810 Jan 30

Re claim against him by W Carlisle (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.54)

1810 Feb 3

Copy of letter agreeing that a dispute concerning proceeds of a farm purchased from William Carlisle at the Hawkesbury should be submitted to arbitration of two local residents (Reel 6042; 9/2736 pp.58-9)

1810 Feb 3

Re accusations of W Carlisle (Reel 6042; 4/1725 pp.270-1)

1810 Feb 7

Re renewal of innkeepers' licences (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.66)

1810 Mar 2

Re delivering up Bligh's overseer Thomas Leach (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.113)

1810 May 24

Letter to Mrs Bell ordering surrender of all but seven servants (Reel 6002; 4/3490C p.55)

1810 Aug 12

Re obtaining the co-operation of the Hawkesbury settlers and intention of going through Nepean & adjoining settlements (Reel 6042; 4/1723 p.98)

1811 Jan

Application to remain in the Colony refused (Reel 6002; 4/3490B pp.38-9)

1814

Recommended that William S Bell be given a land grant (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.18)

1814 May 6

Directed to survey, & report upon, damaged sugar & rice at the King's Stores (Reel 6044; 4/1730 p.94a)

1814 Oct 25

Convict carpenter disembarked from the "Somersetshire" assigned to at Windsor (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.346)

1815 Apr 29

Prisoner disembarked from "Indefatigable" assigned to at Windsor (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.66)

1816 May 22

Letter transmitting documents re survey of damaged rice and sugar in the Store at Windsor (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.493)

1816 May 28

Requesting permission to let revision of survey stand over until 4 Jun (Reel 6046; 4/1736 p.79)

1816 Oct 11

Convict disembarked from "Elizabeth" assigned to at Parramatta (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.182)

1816 Oct 24

Re report of survey of sugar in the Commissariat Store, Windsor (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.226-7)

1816 Oct 24

Re his inspection of sugar stored at Windsor (Reel 6005; 4/3495 pp.230-1)

1816 Oct 30

Re his account of why sugar survey was delayed (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.321)

1816 Nov 5

Re survey of damaged sugar in Windsor Stores (Reel 6046; 4/1736 pp.154-6)

1818 Mar 17

Letter to Mileham re false observations made by Richard Goodby and reported by Bell (Reel 6006; 4/3498 p.104)

1818 May 27

Thanking John Thomas Campbell for recommending William Newton as tutor to his sons (Reel 6047; 4/1741 p.271)

1819 Aug 24

Petition for public meeting to discuss extension of work among the Aborigines (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.166-8)

1819 Sep 23

Government and General Order re his appointment to the Committee of the Native Institution (Reel 6038; SZ1044 p.105)

1819 Dec 30

Convicts disembarked from "Recovery" assigned to at Windsor (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.145)

1820 Jan 15

Circular to transmitting questionnaire re his opinion on the state of the Colony as compared with the time previous to 1810 (Reel 6007; 4/3501 pp.188-91)

1820 Jan 27

Female convicts disembarked from "Lord Wellington" assigned to at Windsor (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.213)

1820 Feb 3

Re discharge from duty of Constable Eggleton (Reel 6050; 4/1746 pp.202-3)

1820 Feb 4

Circular to acknowledging his response to the questionnaire re the state of the Colony (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.231)

1820 Feb 4

Circular to re formation, by the Hawkesbury magistrates, of a Bench of Magistrates to assemble in Windsor twice a week (Reel 6007; 4/3501 pp.228-9)

1820 Apr 20

Circular to re sentencing of prisoners to Newcastle and elsewhere, abuse of the ticket of leave system by magistrates, appointment of constables, withdrawal of tickets of leave and requesting list of constables and pound keepers (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.2-4)

1820 Apr 20

Circular to transmitting Government and General Orders re the rate of poundage and the granting of replevin in cases of goods or cattle distrained for trespass (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.5)

1820 Apr 27

Acknowledging receipt of circular to Magistrates (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.316-7)

1820 Jun 9

Circular to re right of assigned servants of overseers to seek employment in a similar manner to persons holding tickets of leave (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.60)

1820 Jul 20

Re attendance of at ceremonies to mourn the death of George III and to proclaim the ascent to the throne of his successor, George IV (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.137-8)

1820 Jul 24

Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy (Fiche 3305; SZ1006A pp.9-10)

1820 Jul 28

Convicts disembarked from "Neptune" assigned to at Windsor (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.157)

1820 Jul 31

Permitted to withdraw from Court of Criminal Jurisdiction (Reel 6023; X820 p.13)

1820 Sep 13

Circular to transmitting Government and General Orders re procedures for taking the Annual General Muster in the future (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.259)

1820 Sep 14, Oct 24,27

Re fraudulent practices between Government blacksmith at Newcastle and Mr Wiseman (Reel 6050; 4/1747 pp.219-21)

1820 Oct 4

Re desertion from Newcastle of Thomas Greenway, Private 48th Regiment, accompanied by three escaped convicts (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.303)

1820 Oct 4

Celia Kennedy admitted to Female Orphan Institution on recommendation of Bell (Reel 6040; 4/403 p.51)

1820 Nov 15

Request of Special Committee on state of education in Colony for opinion on school at Belmont (Reel 6040; 4/401 pp.11-12)

1820 Nov 22-Dec 14

Joseph Ward convicted by Court of Criminal Jurisdiction of stealing Bell's fowls (Reel 6023; X820 p.27)

1820 Nov 29

Re distribution to, for information and guidance, a printed copy of Macquarie's Letter of Advice and Instructions to Philip Conolly and John Joseph Therry, Roman Catholic Chaplains (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.460, 462)

1820 Dec 8

Circular to requesting report on extent of rain damage to wheat and other grain (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.475-6)

1821 Jan 11

Convict disembarked from "Elizabeth" assigned to at Windsor (Reel 6007; 4/3503 p.38)

1821 Jan 17

Circular to magistrates ordering that convicts not be sentenced to the convict barracks as they are not places of punishment (Reel 6007; 4/3503 p.45)

1821 Jan 24-May 24

Store receipts of for wheat and fresh meat (Reel 6051; 4/1748 pp.145, 146, 154, 181, 182)

1821 Jul

Re findings of a Special Bench of Magistrates set up to investigate the escape of prisoners from Sydney Gaol (Reel 6016; 4/5781 pp.141-3)

1821 Jul 7

Signature as magistrate (Reel 6051; 4/1748 pp.353-5)

1821 Jul 7

Requested to attend Special Bench of Magistrates re escape of prisoners from Sydney Gaol (Reel 6008, 4/3504 pp.145, 147; Reel 6016, 4/5781 p.140)

1821 Jul 11

Recommended Schoolmaster in district for a small salary (Reel 6040; 4/400 p.33)

1821 Aug 4

Recommending J Howe as coroner in Windsor district (Reel 6051; 4/1750 pp.22-3)

1821 Sep 18

Certification by of work done by Mrs Lucy Neale in connection with her deceased husband's grant (Reel 6051; 4/1750 pp.152-3)

1821 Oct 8

Recommended punt to ply over Hawkesbury River (Reel 6051; 4/1750 pp.173-4)

1821 Oct 17

List of recommendations for emancipation and tickets of leave (Reel 6051; 4/1750 pp.217-22)

1821 Oct 20

To be sent copies of a public notice issued by the Surveyor General describing the boundaries of the Districts in the Counties of Cumberland and Northumberland (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.424)

1821 Dec 1

Letters Patent re his appointment as Justice of the Peace on Governor Brisbane taking office (Reel 6052; 4/1752 pp.5-5a)

1821 Dec 1-1825 Nov 12

Justice of the Peace (Reel 6039; 4/424 pp.2, 104, 286, 457)

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