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Best, E to Bevan, B


 

BEST, Elinor. Daughter of John and Mary

1822 Mar 12

Rations for to be put on board the "Royal George" (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.4)

BEST, Elizabeth. Per "Mary Ann"

1823 Apr 7

Re permission to marry at Parramatta (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.98)

BEST, George. Per "William and Ann", 1791

1796 Dec 30; 1803 Aug 9

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3267, 9/2731 pp.82,83; Fiche 3268, 9/2731 p.134)

1802 Apr 10

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

c.1805

On list of settlers, formerly prisoners, nominated as witnesses by Martin Mason in his complaint against Denis McCarty (Reel 6040; ML Safe 1/51 p.62)

1807 Jul 6

On statement of capital advanced by Gregory Blaxland in his concerns from 27 Dec 1806 to 24 Nov 1807; for sheep (Reel 6043; 4/1727 p.192)

1810 Sep 11

Application for a man off the Stores (Reel 6042; 4/1725 p.337)

1811 Oct 11

Signature as juror at coroner's inquest, Sydney (Reel 6043; 4/1726 p.272)

1816 Aug 17

On return of horned cattle issued from the Government Herds between 8 May 1814 and 9 Jan 1819; payment for cart horse (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.43)

1820 Jun 1

Memorial (Fiche 3014; 4/1823 No.49)

1821 Mar 15

Passport to travel through Cow Pastures (Reel 6007; 4/3503 p.173)

1821 Aug 8

Conveying thanks to Charles Throsby for past favours & disassociating himself from Edward Smith Hall and his representations against Throsby (Reel 6040, 9/2743 p.207; Reel 6016, 4/5781 p.27)

1822 Feb 22-3

Application for clearing gang (Reel 6022; 4/7014 pp.99-101)

1822 Mar 14

Convict landed from "Isabella" assigned to at Parramatta (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.11)

1822 Jul 29

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290, 4/4570D p.44; Fiche 3291, 4/4570D p.111)

1822 Jul 29

Convicts landed from "Asia" assigned to at Parramatta (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.95)

1822 Sep 23-Oct 21

Thomas Davis tried by Court of Criminal Jurisdiction for robbing Best (Reel 6023; X820 p.67)

1823 Jun 14

On list of applicants for clearing gangs; for 100 acres to be cleared on his estate at Toongabbie (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.515)

1823 Aug 4

Convicts landed from "Recovery" assigned to at Parramatta (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.4)

1823 Sep 14

Certifying to the character of Christopher Limebear Bridges, schoolmaster at Seven Hills (Reel 6059; 4/1772 p.120)

1823 Nov 8

Employs Christopher Bridges (Reel 6057; 4/1768 p.189)

1824 Apr 19

Memorial (Fiche 3096; 4/1838A No.528 p.137)

1824 Apr 21

Allowed temporary occupation of land twenty-five miles west of Goulburn Plains for use as a grazing run (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.655)

1824 Sep 14

Memorial (Fiche 3077; 4/1836A No.63a pp.267-74)

1824 Sep 27

Allowed temporary occupation of land at Byanoff for use as a grazing run (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.487)

1825 Jan

List of convict servants in his employ (Fiche 3120; 4/1840B No.48 pp.295-8)

1825 Apr 14

To be allowed an additional grant of 40 acres of land (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.73)

1825 Apr 14

On list of persons who have received orders for grants of land (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.84)

1825 Aug 26

Convicts assigned to at Parramatta (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.216)

BEST, George (Junior). Born in the Colony

1820 May 29

Of Toongabbie. Memorial (Fiche 3014; 4/1823 No.50)

BEST, Henry. Master, "Indispensible"

1809 Sep 29

Juror at inquest on John Dignum held at Sydney (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.167,169)

1809 Oct 4

Order and report of survey of damaged sails belonging to the "Estramina" (Reel 6041; 4/1722 pp.94-94b)

1811 Sep 10

Re dispute between Underwood and Best which could only be decided in Civil Court (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.67)

BEST, John. Convict in Van Diemen's Land

1822 Jan 12

Re joining of wife & family recently arrived in Sydney per "John Bull" (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.284)

1822 Mar 11

Re passage being provided for his family to join him at Hobart Town; to be conveyed there per "Royal George" (Reel 6055; 4/1760 p.195)

BEST, John. Per "Friendship", 1788

1796 Mar 23

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3267; 9/2731 pp.60, 68)

1800 Jan 1; 1801 Oct

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3267, 9/2731 p.112; Fiche 3268, 9/2731 p.120)

1806 Aug 12

Superintendent, Norfolk Island. On return of the Civil Establishments of Norfolk Island and Port Dalrymple dependencies; that of Norfolk Island being according to the estimate of 31 Dec 1804 (Reel 6041; 4/1720 p.119)

1810 Jan 3

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

1811 Jan 13

Returned to Sydney on leave of absence (Reel 6003; 4/3492 p.20)

1811 May 27

Memorial re remuneration for property and stock owned on Norfolk Island (Reel 6020; 4/6977A pp.93, 95-6)

1813 Jan 26

List of his stock which have been delivered to Government, Norfolk Island (Reel 6020; 4/6977A p.99)

1813 Jan 26

Embarked at Norfolk Island for Port Dalrymple or Port Jackson. List of possessions belonging to (Reel 6020; 4/6977A p.1)

1813 Jan 26

List of possessions belonging to him and Rebecca Chipman (Reel 6020; 4/6977A pp.97-8)

1813 Feb 15

On list of persons whose stock have been received by the Government and who are entitled to payment in kind at Port Dalrymple (Reel 6020; 4/6977A p.32)

1813 Feb 15

On list of persons given certificates for stock, wheat and maize, furniture and equipment turned over to the Government (Reel 6020; 4/6977A p.7)

1814 Feb 7

Memorial requesting remuneration for stock owned on Norfolk Island (Reel 6020; 4/6977A pp.101-2, 104)

1814 Apr 23

On list of free settlers and other persons who are to receive grants of land in 1814 (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.14)

1814 Jun 11,13

On list of settlers to receive Government cattle on credit (Reel 6038, SZ758 p.497; Reel 6044, 4/1730 p.154a)

1814 Jun 14

On return of horned cattle issued from the Government Herds between 8 May 1814 and 9 Jan 1819; payment for his property at Norfolk Island (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.41)

1814 Jul 2

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

1818 Jan 24

On list of persons for whom land grants ready for delivery (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.428)

1819 Jan 9, Apr 30

Of Emu Ford. On returns of persons indebted to Government for cattle issued from the Government Herds, to be paid for in kind (Reel 6048; 4/1742 pp.29, 257)

1820 Dec 24

Store receipts of for fresh beef at Emu Plains (Reel 6049; 4/1745 p.357)

1822 Apr 15, May

On lists of persons indebted to the Crown for livestock issued from the Government Herds and Flocks (Reel 6052; 4/1753 pp.117, 119)

BEST, John. Per "General Hewitt", 1814

1815 Mar 3,4

Prisoner to be sent to Newcastle per "Lady Nelson" (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.476-7)

1820 Nov 20

On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per "Lady Nelson" (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.458)

1822 Apr

On monthly return of prisoners punished at Newcastle (Reel 6023; 4/1718 p.147)

1823 Sep 20

On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; to Port Macquarie (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.155)

1823 Oct 15

On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per "Sally" (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.78, 436-7)

BEST, Joseph. Son of John and Mary

1822 Mar 12

Rations for to be put on board the "Royal George" (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.4)

BEST, Mary. Wife of John Best, convict in Van Diemen's Land; mother of Elinor, Joseph, Michael and Thomas

1822 Mar 12

Rations for to be put on board the "Royal George" (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.4)

BEST, Mary. Per "Wanstead", 1814

1814 Jan 13

On list of women prisoners from the "Wanstead" sent to Parramatta (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.12)

1821 Nov 26

Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3206; 4/1862 p.18)

BEST, Michael. Son of John and Mary

1822 Mar 12

Rations for to be put on board the "Royal George" (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.4)

BEST, R

1810 Mar 24

Applying for Governor's approval to purchase spirits (Reel 6042; 4/1723 p.245)

BEST, Robert

1811 Sep 11

Private. On return of a detachment of 102nd Regiment left in New South Wales (Reel 6043; 4/1726 p.163a)

BEST, Robert. Secretary to Bank of England

1811 Nov 28

Re note drawn on Bank found near Sydney and forwarded for validation (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.133-4)

BEST, Thomas. Born in the Colony

1816 Jan 16

On list of persons to receive grants of land in 1816 (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.27)

1821 Mar 5

On list of persons for whom grants of land have been handed over to the Surveyor General for delivery, with amount of fees to be charged (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.62)

1824 Oct

Memorial (Fiche 3077; 4/1836A No.64 p.277)

1825 Oct

On list of persons liable to serve as jurors at Parramatta or Liverpool (Reel 6062; 4/1782 p.83a)

BEST, Thomas

1822 Jan 2

Attached to Wright's Demesne Gang. On return of proceedings of the Bench of Magistrates, Parramatta (Fiche 3297; X643 p.1a)

BEST, Thomas. Son of John and Mary

1822 Mar 12

Rations for to be put on board the "Royal George" (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.4)

BEST, Thomas

1822 Aug

Re his absence from Government work (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.163)

BEST, Thomas. Per "Mary", 1822

1822 Jan 28

On list of convicts landed from the "Mary" and forwarded to Evan for distribution (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.359)

1825 May, Oct

On lists of convicts employed by William Lawson; from Nov or Dec 1823 (Reel 6062; 4/1782 pp.51b, 56b)

BEST, Thomas. Per "Ocean", 1816

1816 Feb 5

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Ocean" and forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.338)

1822 Jul 20

Runaway from the Lumber Yard, Parramatta; to work in Gaol Gang for four months. On return of proceedings of the Bench of Magistrates, Parramatta (Fiche 3297; X643 p.20)

1824 Feb 19

On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per "Lady Nelson" (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.112, 466-7)

BEST, W D. Sergeant, 3rd Regiment (Buffs)

1823 Sep 15,18

Re his statement concerning an incident on "Earl St Vincent" (Reel 6017, 4/5783 pp.396-9; Reel 6011, 4/3509 p.276)

BEST, William Rayner. Master, "Albion"

1823 Apr 29

Statement of provisions shipped on board "Albion" for the use of convicts after their arrival (Reel 6023; 4/1095.2 p.3)

1823 Nov 25

Re his landing of persons and equipment from the "Albion" (Reel 6011; 4/3509 pp.635-7)

BESWICK, Joseph. Per "Mary", 1822

1822 Jan 28

On list of convicts landed from the "Mary" and forwarded to Evan for distribution (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.359)

1822 Jun 1

On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; to G Cox's clearing party (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.115)

BETHAM, George. Master, "Marquis of Wellington"

1815 Feb 1

Re inspection of convicts on "Marquis of Wellington" (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.432)

1815 Feb 7

Re investigation of complaint of William Johnston, convict per "Marquis of Wellington" (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.443)

BETHUNE, Angus

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.10)

BETHUNE, Robert

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.11)

BETHUNE, Walter Angus. Came free; merchant and landholder, Hobart

First visited Van Diemen's Land in 1820; returned to settle in 1821.

1820 Jul 4, Nov 27

Memorial (Fiche 3014; 4/1823 No.51). Replies, 31 Jul and 9 Dec (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.169, 477)

1821 Jan 15

Re land grant in Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.270-1). Reply, 18 Jan (Reel 6007; 4/3503 pp.57-8)

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 pp.10, 11)

1824 Jan 8

On list of persons in Van Diemen's Land recommended for grants of land in extension or addition to first grants (Reel 6017; 4/5782 p.26)

1824 Jul 17

Re stolen trunk (Reel 6019; 4/3522 p.82)

1824 Oct 14

Of Hobart. Memorial of agent A B Spark re grant of house in George Street (Fiche 3111; 4/1839B No.920 pp.879-82)

BETLAND, William. Per "Tottenham", 1818

1818 Oct 20

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Tottenham" and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.111)

1822 Mar 16

To be sent to Prisoners Barracks. On return of proceedings of the Bench of Magistrates, Parramatta (Fiche 3297; X643 p.5a)

BETRIDGE, John (Per "General Hewitt", 1814) see BETTERIDGE, John

"BETSEY"

1814 Dec 12

Re arrival of wheat and sugar from India (Reel 6018; 4/3521 pp.41-2)

1814 Dec 16

Richard Jones responsible for 19 of crew of (Reel 6044; 4/1730 p.424)

"BETSEY", Master of see BAKER, Thomas

 

BETSWORTH, Mathew. Per "Indefatigable", 1815

1815 Apr 29

On list of prisoners disembarked from the "Indefatigable" and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.66)

1817 May 3

On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per "Lady Nelson" (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.132)

BETTAGALLIE

1816 Apr

On list of hostile natives (Reel 6065; 4/1798 p.44)

BETTERAGE, John (Per "Surrey", 1823) see BATERIDGE, John

BETTERIDGE, John

1823 Jun 23

Sentence passed by the Sydney Bench to be carried into immediate effect (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.559)

BETTERIDGE, John. Per "General Hewitt", 1814

1818, 1819

On list of convicts maintained by William Cox free of expense to the Crown in 1818 and 1819 (Fiche 3062, 4/1834B No.73 p.443; Reel 6058, 4/1769 p.86a)

1819

Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3192; 4/1857 p.22)

BETTISON, Thomas

1821 Sep 8

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

BETTISON, Thomas. Per "Tottenham", 1818

1822 Jun 27

Sent to Newcastle per "Sally" to be employed as a miner (Reel 6009; 4/3505 pp.439-40)

1825 May 3

Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3244; 4/1873 p.14)

1825 Jun 17

Re collection of ticket of leave (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.509)

BETTS, James. Per "Albermarle", 1791

1811 Feb 28, Mar 1

Re permission to marry Elizabeth Russel at Hawkesbury (Reel 6002; 4/3490D pp.130-1)

BETTS, William. Per "Hadlow", 1818

1819 Jan 4

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Hadlow" and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.246)

1823 May 27, Jul 2

Re non withdrawal from Gazette when apprehended (Reel 6010; 4/3508 pp.397, 619)

1823 Jul 3

Re apprehension (Reel 6057; 4/1767 pp.18-18a)

1824 Sep

On monthly return of prisoners punished at Newcastle (Reel 6023; 4/1718 p.191)

1824 Oct 30

Convict recently received into Sydney Gaol from Newcastle; to be issued with slop clothing (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.641)

1824 Dec 10

Runaway from Port Macquarie; sentenced to Macquarie Harbour, Van Diemen's Land. On return of fines and punishments in the Police Office (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.103)

BETTSWORTH see BETSWORTH

BETTY, Joseph. Per "Lord Eldon", 1817

1819 Mar 5

On list of convicts embarked on "Prince Leopold" for the public service in Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.28)

BEVAN, Mr

1806 c.Feb

On list signed by Martin Mason re defamation case of Marsden v Mason (Reel 6041; 4/1720 p.170)

BEVAN, Ann

1824 Jan 19-Feb 19

James Dobbins convicted by the Court of Criminal Jurisdiction of stealing from (Reel 6023; X820 p.119)

BEVAN, Betsey (Per "Grenada", 1825) see BEVAN, Elizabeth or Betsey

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