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Bennett, William (Per "Batavia") to Bent, Ellis (1814)


 

BENNETT, William. Per "Batavia", 1818

1818 Apr 14

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Batavia" and forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3498 p.152)

BENNETT, William. Per "Malabar", 1819

1819 Nov 5

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Malabar" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.13)

1821 Jan 27

On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per "Lady Nelson" (Reel 6007; 4/3503 p.72)

BENNETT, William. Per "Tottenham", 1818

1818 Oct 20

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Tottenham" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.110)

1824 Sep 21

Baker. Recommending that favourable consideration be given to Daniel Jackson's petition for a ticket of leave (Fiche 3241; 4/1872 p.61b)

BENNIE, Thomas. Came free per "Portland", 1824

1825 Apr

Memorial (Fiche 3120; 4/1840B No.45 p.279). Reply, 12 May (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.261)

BENNISON, Robert. Per "Batavia", 1818

1818 Apr 14

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Batavia" and forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3498 p.152)

BENNS, John (Per "Bencoolen", 1819) see BINNS, John

BENRITT, John (Per "Asia", 1822) see BENNETT, John

 

BENSLEY, Barzilla. Per "Earl Spencer", 1813; of Parramatta

1818 Jul 1

On list of prisoners presently or lately at Bathurst recommended for mitigation of sentence (Reel 6065; 4/1798 p.107)

1819 Feb 20, Jun 10

Paid from the Police Fund for fencing the new Government barracks at Parramatta (Reel 6038; SZ1044 pp.9, 56)

1819 Aug 24

Paid from the Police Fund for fencing at Parramatta (Reel 6038; SZ1044 p.87)

1819 May 8

Erected fence at Parramatta Hospital (Reel 6020; 2/8130 pp.289-90)

1820 Jun 28

Memorial (Fiche 3014; 4/1823 No.45)

BENSLEY, Charles

1821 Jan 24

Store receipts of for salt pork (Reel 6051; 4/1748 p.143)

BENSON, Ann

1796 Sep 15

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3267; 9/2731 pp.64, 72)

BENSON, Elizabeth. Per "Brothers", 1824

1824 May

On list of female convicts arrived at Sydney on board the "Brothers" (Reel 6059; 4/1774 p.43)

BENSON, George

1794 Dec 13

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3267; 9/2731 p.46)

BENSON, Henry. Per "Hooghley", 1825

1825 Apr 27

On list of convicts landed from the "Hooghley" and forwarded to Minto for distribution (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.153)

BENSON, James

1802 Apr 10

Particulars of arms in possession of (Reel 6041; 4/1719 p.89)

BENSON, John alias MARSHALL alias BARTHOLOMEW alias DUFFEY. Per "Recovery", 1819

1819 Dec 30

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Recovery" and forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.145)

1821 Nov 7

On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per "Sally" (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.30)

1823 Feb; 1824 Dec

On monthly returns of prisoners punished at Newcastle (Reel 6023; 4/1718 pp.163-4, 197)

1823 Sep 11

Convict servant of Mr Webber. To be victualled from the Store at Newcastle for six months (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.230)

1824 Feb 9

On monthly return of convicts assigned in the Counties of Northumberland and Durham; to Thomas Boardman (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.77)

1824 Sep 11

On monthly return of convicts assigned in the Counties of Northumberland and Durham; to J L Platt (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.93)

BENSON, Martin. Per "Southworth", 1822

1822 Mar 14

On list of convicts landed from the "Southworth" and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.13)

1825 Jan 12-May 28

Convicted of treason and murder; to be executed 24 Jan. On return of prisoners convicted and sentenced by the Supreme Court (Fiche 3298; X730 p.1)

1825 Jan 21

Sentenced to death; to be executed 24 Jan. On return of prisoners tried before the Supreme Court of New South Wales (Fiche 3298; X727 p.5)

BENSON, Susan

1825 Feb 2

Re permission to marry at Parramatta (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.358)

BENSON, Thomas. Free settler

1820

Memorial (Fiche 3014; 4/1823 No.46)

BENSON, William

1809 Feb, Apr, Jun

Produce received from at the Hawkesbury Stores (Reel 6040; 9/2673 pp.7, 33, 52)

BENT, Andrew. Per "Guildford", 1812
Transported to Sydney on the "Guildford" in January 1812 and transferred to the "Ruby", arriving Hobart in February; he was employed by George Clark, a newspaper publisher and Government Printer; he succeeded Clark as Government Printer and in 1816 published the Van Diemen's Land Gazette.

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.8)

1821 Jun 6

Petition by his wife Mary for mitigation of her sentence (Fiche 3206; 4/1862 p.16)

1822 Sep 18

Re permission for his brother to proceed to Hobart Town as his assigned convict (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.286)

1823 Jul 12

Lent 500 pounds for the building of a printing office (Reel 6056; 4/1765 p.175a)

BENT, Benjamin. Per "Morley", 1818

1818 Nov 17

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Morley" and forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.148)

1823

Servant of P Bushell of Wilberforce; attestation as to his character for a ticket of leave (Reel 6026; 4/1715 pp.323-4)

1823 Feb 5

On list of persons who obtained tickets of leave during the last week (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.136)

BENT, Eliza. Wife of Ellis Bent, Judge Advocate

1816 Nov 23

Requested that she move from Judge Advocate's residence on or before 23 Dec (Reel 6005; 4/3495 pp.298-300)

1816 Nov 28

Letter delivered to her stating date that house must be vacated (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.316)

1816 Dec 16

Request for account (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.377)

1816 Dec 18

Re inspection of fixtures in house & office occupied by Mrs Bent (Reel 6005; 4/3495 pp.393, 395)

1816 Dec 19,20

Re survey of fixtures (Reel 6005; 4/3495 pp.400, 402)

1816 Dec 23

Re possession of Judge Advocate's house occupied by her (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.429)

1816 Dec 23

Re survey of fixtures in house to be vacated by Mrs Bent (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.404)

1816 Dec 23

Re receipt of keys and charge of the house (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.405)

1816 Dec 24

Re persons appointed to survey fixtures in her late residence (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.406)

1816 Dec 24

Re report on fixtures in her late residence & payment to be made to Mrs Bent (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.407)

1817 Feb 3

Re payment sent to her (Reel 6005; 4/3495 pp.484-5)

1817 Feb 6

Sent money for fixtures in Judge Advocate's house (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.493)

1817 Mar

Re detainer lodged against (Reel 6046, 4/1737 pp.93-103; Reel 6005, 4/3496 pp.55-6, 59)

1817 Mar 16

Detainers lodged against now withdrawn or satisfied (Reel 6046, 4/1737 p.214; Reel 6005, 4/3496 pp.60-1)

1817 Apr 30

Paid from the Police Fund for fixtures and furniture purchased by Government at her late residence for use of the Judge Advocate (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.345)

1824 Jan 1

On Estimates of the Charge of defraying the Civil Establishment of New South Wales for the year 1824 (Reel 6059; 4/1774 p.5c)

BENT, Ellis see also JUDGE ADVOCATE; VICE ADMIRALTY COURT

BENT, Ellis. Deputy Judge Advocate; brother of Jeffery Hart Bent, the Judge of the Supreme Court of Civil Judicature
Appointed Deputy Judge Advocate in January 1809 and arrived in December of that year on the "Dromedary"; died on 10 November 1815 survived by his wife Eliza; landholder at Bringelly.

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land; for 1,265 acres at Bringelly [wrongly entered in this volume] (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.5)

1809 Dec 31

Regimental orders re landing and reading commission (Reel 6037; SZ993 pp.223-4)

1810 Jan 1

Appointed Deputy Judge Advocate (Reel 6037, SZ993 pp.233-4; Reel 6039, SZ756 p.521 & 4/426 p.7)

1810 Jan 3

Judge Advocate also on list of persons holding civil and military employment at Sydney and settlements adjacent (Fiche 3300; 2/8332 p.1)

1810 Jan 17

Letter requesting release of N B Hayes (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.34)

1810 Feb 9

Re renewal of publicans' licences (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.71)

1810 Feb 13

Re dispute between Edward Luttrell and William Collins (Reel 6002; 4/3490B pp.76-7)

1810 Feb 13

Re affair of Thomas Gorman (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.85)

1810 Feb 16

Re return of books belonging to Government Library (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.80)

1810 Feb 16

Returning various legal volumes found in Judge Advocate's office (Reel 6042; 4/1723 p.39)

1810 Feb 17

Re list of persons who have received licenses for selling spirituous liquors (Reel 6042; 4/1723 p.200)

1810 Apr 12

Re transmission of the proceedings in appeal of Lord v Palmer (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.180)

1810 Apr 13

Asking for office furniture and facilities for preservation of records (Reel 6042; 4/1723 p.264)

1810 Apr 18

Re furnishing of papers to Bligh (Reel 6002; 4/3490C p.4)

1810 Apr 21

Requesting that Bent record evidence of Brian Riley re release of Mr McArthur, 1808 (Reel 6002; 4/3490C pp.6-7)

1810 Apr 23

Transmitting depositions received from Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6002; 4/3490C p.9)

1810 May 28

Re assembling Bench of Magistrates to regulate bakers & quality of bread (Reel 6002; 4/3490C p.65)

1810 May 29

Requesting list of fees and perquisites (Reel 6002; 4/3490C p.69)

1810 Jun 11

Appointed Deputy President and Judge of Vice Admiralty Court (Reel 6038, SZ758 p.58; Reel 6039, 4/426 pp.31, 63)

1810 Jun 14

Re possibility of convening Vice Admiralty Court in case of Lord and "Star" (Reel 6002; 4/3490C pp.90-1)

1810 Jun 15

Requesting investigation into escape of James Hutchinson (Reel 6002; 4/3490C pp.91-2)

1810 Jun 17

Re holding of Court of Vice Admiralty per matters disclosed by S Lord (Reel 6042; 4/1725 pp.22-3)

1810 Jun 23

Letter transmitting commission to convene a Vice Admiralty Court (Reel 6002; 4/3490C pp.100-1)

1810 Jun 25

Appointed Deputy Judge and President of the Court of Vice Admiralty (Reel 6060; 9/2735 p.1)

1810 Jul 5; 1811 Oct 8; 1812 Jun 23,24

Re new residence and office for the Judge Advocate (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.237-41, 248-52). Reply, 7 Jul (Reel 6002; 4//3490C p.113)

1810 Jul 9

Re examination of Master of "Lady Nelson" concerning the escape of prisoners (Reel 6002; 4/3490C pp.117-8)

1810 Jul 31

Re appointment of Robert Jenkins as Coroner (Reel 6021; 4/1819 p.27)

1810 Aug 4

Re claims of Daniel Cubitt to receive fees at Gaol (Reel 6002; 4/3490C p.146)

1810 Aug 10

Re Bent's opinion on fees of Provost Marshal (Reel 6002; 4/3490C p.156)

1810 Aug 18

Re guardianship of Abraham Baker, orphan (Reel 6002; 4/3490C p.161)

1810 Sep 1

Re appointment of William Pascoe Crook as Coroner (Reel 6021; 4/1819 p.48)

1810 Sep 21

Re examination & hearing of cases of convicts intending to seize "Aurora" (Reel 6002; 4/3490C p.177)

1810 Oct 5

Re convening Bench of Magistrates in case of William Bassett (Reel 6002; 4/3490D pp.19-20)

1810 Oct 23

Letter transmitting depositions re prisoners from Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.30)

1810 Nov 3

Re case of Elizabeth Johnson, per "Canada", procured for prostitution (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.37)

1811 Jan 26

Letter transmitting decree of Civil Court in Meehan v Palmer (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.89)

1811 Feb 23

To Andrew Barclay re importation of rum on account of Bent (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.117)

1811 Apr 11

Affidavit re "Santa Anna" condemned as a prize in 1806 (Reel 6040; 9/2735 p.6)

1811 Jun 7

Re writs of execution of Court of Appeal to be enforced by Civil Court (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.16)

1811 Aug 10

Appointed Judge and Commissary in Vice Admiralty Court (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.225)

1811 Sep 10

Letter to Henry Best, Master "Indispensable", re dispute with Underwood (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.67)

1811 Sep 11

Re securities in cases of appeals to King in Council (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.69)

1811 Sep 18

Certificate to declaration made by Revd W Henry against transubstantiation on appointment as magistrate (Reel 6043; 4/1726 p.168)

1811 Sep 20

Re confession of John Welch to murder of Mary Rowe (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.76-7)

1811 Nov 27

Request for copy of sentence passed on Thomas Campbell (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.124)

1812 Feb

Asking for a supply of stationery for Judge Advocate's office (Reel 6043; 4/1727 p.24)

1812 Feb

Re issue of commission of lunacy in case of J B McHugo (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.21-3, 25, 34-6)

1812 May 29

Abstract of receipts and disbursements on account of buildings for the Judge Advocate (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.242-6)

1812 May 29

Referring to ill-health in connection with his contract for building new Judge Advocate's residence (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.244-5)

1812 Jun 15-30

Re payments in regard to Bent's contract for re-building of Judge Advocate's residence (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.250, 253-4)

1812 Jul 6

Request to for transmission of abstract of proceedings of Bench of Magistrates (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.286)

1812 Aug 6

Re appointment of William H Mansel as Coroner (Reel 6021; 4/1819 p.128)

1812 Nov 24

Summoning J T Campbell to attend as a witness at court martial on Lieutenant McCreery (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.418-9)

1812 Dec 22; 1813 Feb 3

Re memorial of Simeon Lord re settlement of appeal in Kable v Lord (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.366-7, 381-4)

1812 Dec 30

Reporting closure of present sittings of the Criminal Courts and sending records of proceedings (Reel 6043; 4/1727 p.422)

1813

Reporting closure of present sittings of the Criminal Court; intending to send minutes of proceedings (Reel 6043; 4/1728 p.404)

1813 Jan 19

Opinion on disputes between R W Loane and J Simpson (Reel 6003; 4/3492 p.200)

1813 Feb 13

Letter transmitting name of persons to whom spirit & beer licences issued (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.388)

1813 Jul 14

Letter transmitting instructions in cases brought against Provost Marshal (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.499-500)

1813 Jul 29

Re seizure of launch of "Governor Macquarie" (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.525)

1813 Aug 20

Recommending John Belinger for land (Fiche 3011; 4/1822A No.4 p.11)

1813 Nov 9

Re charges made against L James re cruel treatment of native of New Zealand (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.595-6)

1813 Dec 2,17

Re investigation of charges against Theodore Walker re hanging an Indian at Otaheite (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.619-20, 635-6)

1813 Dec 17

Re request of Blaxcell for Letter of Marque against American ships (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.634)

1814 Jan 3

Requesting depositions re Theodore Walker, the case not for trial in New South Wales (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.2)

1814 Jan 4,7

Re action to take on Theodore Walker and on security for bail (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.4-5)

1814 Jan 8

Re receiving bail from Walker (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.7)

1814 Jan 17

Request to for copies of examination in case of Walker for transmission to England (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.15)

1814 Jan 26

Requesti to for duplicates of examinations re Walker (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.23)

1814 Feb 11

Letter transmitting list of applicants for licences to retail spirits (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.34-8)

1814 Feb 15

Re meeting of magistrates to devise plan to meet expected shortage of grain (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.42-3)

1814 Feb 16

Attended a general meeting of magistrates to consider the present deficiency of grain; resolutions passed by the meeting (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.467-70)

1814 Feb 18

Re order for Montgarrett to appear before Civil Court (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.49-50)

1814 Feb 18

Advising on question of framing charges of misconduct against L Fosbrook (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.29-32)

1814 Mar 4,5

Re fees charged at markets at Parramatta and Sydney (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.75-6)

1814 Apr 15

Re petition of Matthew Simpson re construction of turnpike (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.146)

1814 Jun 11

Re investigation of murder of Aboriginal woman and children by soldier of the 73rd Regiment (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.187)

1814 Jul 5

Re legal advice on position of "Seringapatam" recaptured from enemy (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.211)

1814 Jul 9

Re jurisdiction in case of the "Seringapatam" (Reel 6044; 4/1730 pp.173-9). Reply, 15 Jul (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.215)

1814 Aug 16

Attended general meeting of the magistrates of New South Wales held to consider the deficiency of grain at which resolutions to alleviate the situation were made (Reel 6044; 4/1730 pp.251-3)

1814 Aug 23

Request for opinion as to whether appeals to Court of Civil Jurisdiction be held under new or old charter (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.267)

1814 Sep

Re petitions by Thomas Pitcher and Samuel Nash to be paid salvage for "Surrey" (Reel 6044; 4/1731 pp.5-12)

1814 Sep 15

Re petitions of Messrs Pitcher and Nash (Reel 6044; 4/1731 pp.13-16)

1814 Sep 22

Re warrant to arrest "Surrey" (Reel 6044; 4/1731 pp.20-3)

1814 Sep 27

Re release of "Surrey" (Reel 6044; 4/1731 pp.24-6)

1814 Sep 27

Further papers relating to the case against the "Surrey" (Reel 6044; 4/1731 pp.27-31)

1814 Nov 2

Decision concerning the case of Messrs Nash & Pitcher v "Surrey" (Reel 6044; 4/1731 pp.107-10)

1814 Dec 31

Re remodelling of Port regulations (Reel 6045; 4/1732 pp.1-2)

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