Banner

Colonial Secretary Index, 1788-1825

Previous PageTable Of ContentsColonial Secretary Index Main MenuNext Page

Birmingham, W to Bishop, J


BIRMINGHAM, Walter (Per "Earl St Vincent", 1818) see BERMINGHAM, Walter

BIRNETT, James (Seaman, "Ben Johnson") see BURNETT, James

 

BIRNIE, Alexander

1819 Jul 21

Re arrangement for payment for annual supply of provisions to Governor Macquarie's family (Reel 6048; 4/1742 pp.358-9)

BIRNIE, James. Merchant and shipowner

Arrived as captain of the "Mary Ann" in 1809 accompanied by his wife Martha Matilda; he was on the committee of the New South Wales Philanthropic Society from Jan 1814, a shareholder in the Bank of New South Wales and a landholder at Botany Bay.

1806 Nov 14

Re purchase of "Commerce" to convey skins and oil to England (Reel 6041; 4/1721 p.51)

1809 Oct

Appointed Coroner at inquest on Eleanor Allicot (Reel 6021; 4/1819 p.9)

1809 Oct 30

Juror at inquest on Ann Farlay held at Sydney (Reel 6021; 4/1819 p.203)

1809 Nov 6

Re payment for supplying provisions to Government (Reel 6001; SZ757 pp.80a-82a)

1810 Mar 8

Juror at inquest on William Piper held at Sydney (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.531, 533)

1810 May 26

Re inquest on James Farren (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.205-7)

1810 Jul 9

Re proposed commercial voyage and importation of goods (Reel 6002; 4/3490C pp.115-7)

1812 Aug 13

Asking permission for "Mary Ann" to berth alongside Campbell & Company's wharf (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.277-8). Reply, 14 Aug (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.312)

1813 Mar 31

Seeking permits re project to bring flax from New Zealand (Reel 6043; 4/1728 pp.35-6). Reply, 1 Apr (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.410-1)

1813 Apr 3

Appointed member of Court of Civil Jurisdiction (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.360)

1813 Apr 12

Application for permission for Thomas Crump to proceed on "Queen Charlotte" (Reel 6043; 4/1728 p.358). Reply, 12 Apr (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.426)

1813 Apr 12

Re permission to remove spirits from stores for use on "Perseverance" and "Queen Charlotte" (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.425-6)

1813 Apr 17

Bond to Naval Officer (Fiche 3283; X702 pp.95-7)

1813 Apr 24, Jul 31

Paid from Police Fund for cases of port wine for use of General Hospital (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.366, 399)

c.1814

Certifying to Thomas Raine's competence as a master mariner (Reel 6044; 4/1731 p.2)

1814 Jul 5

Re recapture of "Seringapatam"; Birnie agent for owners (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.211)

1814 Jul 9

Power of attorney from William Millish and William Stavers to Birnie, re "Seringapatam" (Reel 6044; 4/1730 pp.173-9)

1814 Aug 9

Re his appointment to a committee to survey condition of "Seringapatam" (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.241)

1814 Aug 18

Letter to as member of Committee of Survey requesting that the Committee examine Thomas Raine on his qualifications as a master mariner in order that he might take command of the "Surrey" (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.259)

1814 Aug 18

Signatory to report on Thomas Raine's competency to take command of any merchant ship (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.264)

1815 Feb 25

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.44)

1815 Mar 25

Letter to Allan forbidding issue of spirits purchased from Birnie (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.502)

1815 Apr 1

Report of the committee appointed to survey the condition of the brig "Emu"; found unfit for the service of the Colony (Reel 6045; 4/1732 pp.109-10)

1815 Apr 20

Re appointment of committee to survey "Emu" (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.56-7)

1815 Apr 21

Member of committee to survey "Emu" (Reel 6045; 4/1732 pp.109-10)

1815 Aug 5

Paid from the Police Fund for olive oil supplied for use of the sick in the General Hospital (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.122)

1816

Seeking permission to import goods from the Cape of Good Hope (Reel 6046; 4/1736 pp.43-4)

1816 Oct 2

Requested to assess cost of hire of "Rosetta" (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.168)

1816 Oct 8, Nov 18

Re remuneration due to Jonathan Griffiths for hire of "Rosetta" (Reel 6045, 4/1735 pp.154-6; Reel 6005, 4/3495 pp.281-2)

1816 Nov 19

To be invited to attend meeting of magistrates and merchants to discuss the colonial currency (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.285)

1816 Nov 25

Attendance requested at meeting to discuss an average wage rate (Reel 6005, 4/3495 p.306; Reel 6045, 4/1735 pp.222-4)

1816 Dec 31-1817 Dec 31

Estimates of duties collected by the Naval Officer (Reel 6023; X699 pp.103, 117, 131, 149, 163)

1817 Jan 31

To inspect "Kangaroo" before her voyage to England (Reel 6005; 4/3495 pp.478-9)

1817 Feb 5

Report of survey of "Kangaroo" re repairs needed (Reel 6046; 4/1737 p.250)

1817 May 6

Affidavit re seaworthiness of the "Emu" (Reel 6046; 4/1737 p.310)

1817 May 6

Requested to re-examine report of survey made of "Emu" (Reel 6005; 4/3496 pp.135-6)

1817 May 9

Request that the Crown Solicitor, Thomas Wylde, take steps to recover debt of (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.142)

1817 May 24

Petition seeking exemption from duty on pearl shell (Reel 6046; 4/1737 pp.313-6). Reply, 26 May (Reel 6005; 4/3496 pp.153-4)

1817 Aug 15,16

Appointed member of committee to survey "Matilda" (Reel 6046, 4/1738 pp.213-4; Reel 6005, 4/3495 pp.304-5)

1817 Aug 18

Report of committee of survey of "Matilda" (Reel 6046; 4/1738 pp.215-9)

1817 Sep 20

Re committee to survey "Lady Nelson" for survey of coast of Australia (Reel 6005; 4/3497 pp.65-6)

1817 Sep 26

Report of survey of "Lady Nelson" re repairs (Reel 6046; 4/1738 pp.296-300)

1817 Oct 4

Re appointment to committee to survey "Mermaid" for proposed survey of coast of Australia (Reel 6005; 4/3497 pp.86-7)

1818 Mar 14,16-7

Re appointment to committee to survey "St Antonio de Padua" and cargo (Reel 6006; 4/3498 pp.83-4, 91, 102)

1818 Mar 16

Report of Committee of Survey of "San Antonio de Padua" (Reel 6047; 4/1740 p.110)

1818 Mar 31-Dec 31

Estimates of duties collected by the Naval Officer (Reel 6023; X700 pp.17, 31, 45, 63)

1818 Apr 20

Re sending of provisions for "Henrietta" at Botany Bay on Birnie's whale boat (Reel 6006; 4/3498 pp.164-5)

1818 Sep 8

Re his appointment to a committee to survey and estimate the value of the "Mary" (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.35)

1818 Dec 26; 1819 Jan 7

Re voyages to settlements of the East India Company, Isle of France and Cape of Good Hope (Reel 6006; 4/3499 pp.235, 252)

1819 Jan 4

On list of new settlers and other free persons who are to receive grants of land in Jan 1819; at Botany Bay (Reel 6006, 4/3499 p.287; Fiche 3266, 9/2652 p.56)

1819 Jan 21

Re returning documents submitted to the Governor (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.278)

1819 Jun 15

Letter requesting title deeds of illegal land grant (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.148)

1819 Jun 22

Re illegal land grant made to the late Admiral Bligh (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.154)

1819 Aug 24

Paid from the Police Fund for iron hoops for Government use (Reel 6038; SZ1044 p.84)

1819 Nov 22,23

Re hire of the "Queen Charlotte" (Reel 6007; 4/3501 pp.56, 62)

1819 Nov 22

Re terms for fitting out "Queen Charlotte" (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.127-8). Reply, 22 Nov (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.61)

1819 Nov 23

Re terms of hire of "Queen Charlotte" (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.129-30)

1819 Dec 1,2

Re Government hire of "Queen Charlotte" and the appointment of a committee to survey the vessel (Reel 6007; 4/3501 pp.84-85, 86-88, 89)

1819 Dec 7

Letter transmitting survey and report of the "Queen Charlotte" and requesting that necessary repairs be made (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.95)

1819 Dec 8,9

Re fitting out of "Queen Charlotte" (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.134-7). Replies, 9-10 Dec (Reel 6007; 4/3501 pp.98-9)

1819 Dec 10

Re terms of hire of "Queen Charlotte" (Reel 6048, 4/1743 pp.141-2; Reel 6007, 4/3501 pp.102, 105)

1819 Dec 10

Refusal to hire out "Queen Charlotte" (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.138-9). Reply, 13 Dec (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.109)

1820 Dec 24

Store receipts of for salt pork (Reel 6049; 4/1745 p.355)

1821 Jan 15

Recommending that John McQueen be granted an auctioneer's licence; not granted (Reel 6051; 4/1748 pp.95-7)

1821 May 24

Store receipts of for salt beef (Reel 6051; 4/1748 p.185)

1822 Jun 26

Applying for clearing party and for William Munn as overseer (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.175)

1825 May 9

Signature in recommendation of Thomas William Middleton's memorial re retaining the situation of Inspector of Cattle (Reel 6062; 4/1782 p.48b)

1825 Nov 1

On list of persons liable to serve as jurors in the district of Sydney (Reel 6062; 4/1782 p.112b)

BIRNIE, Martha Matilda. Came free per "Mary Ann", 1809; wife of James Birnie

1821 Sep 22

On list of persons to receive grants of land in 1821; at Lake Bathurst (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 pp.69, 73)

1822 Apr 6-1823 Mar 15

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290, 4/4570D pp.17, 55; Fiche 3291, 4/4570D p.130)

1823 Jun 14

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

BIRRELL, Andrew

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.14)

1821 Feb 19

Memorial (Fiche 3035; 4/1826 No.4). Reply, 21 Feb (Reel 6007; 4/3503 pp.126-7)

1822

Memorial (Fiche 3049; 4/1830 No.216)

1822 Jul 20

Re land grant and export of bark extract (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.71)

1822 Jul 30

Granting him permission to take convict Thomas Kigell with him to Hobart Town (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.106)

1824 May 3, Jun 10

Copy of letter from complaining about certain allocations of land in Launceston (Reel 6017; 4/5782 pp.34-6); referred to Lieutenant Governor Arthur (Reel 6019; 4/3522 pp.67-8)

BIRT see also BURT

BIRT, John. Formerly of the Royal Veteran Company

1823 Oct 28

To receive a grant of 100 acres of land in any part of the Colony already surveyed (Reel 6011; 4/3509 pp.484,485)

1823 Oct 28

Certificate of entitlement to land (Fiche 3263; 4/7015.2 p.15)

BIRT, John. Per "Larkins", 1817

1822

Application for ticket of leave (Reel 6026; 4/1715 pp.33-4)

BIRT, William. Per "Admiral Gambier", 1811

1820 Sep 6

Re record of ticket of leave (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.252)

BIRT, William. Per "Shipley", 1818

1818 Nov 24

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Shipley" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.167)

BIRTHS

1810 Sep 15

Chaplains, Magistrates or Commandants to keep registers of births and deaths in their parishes or districts and make quarterly returns thereof to Principal Chaplain (Reel 6039, SZ756 pp.583-4; Reel 6038, SZ758 pp.89-90)

1811-25

Returns of births, deaths & marriages: Campbelltown, May 1821-Mar 1825 (Reel 6025; 2/8302 pp.1-19); Castlereagh & Richmond, 1815-25 (Reel 6025; 2/8300 pp.3-282); Liverpool, Oct 1811-Sep 1825 (Reel 6025; 2/8301), Newcastle, Jul 1818-Jun 1825 (Reel 6025; 2/8303 pp.1-52); Parramatta, St Johns, 1811-Mar 1825 (Reel 6024; 2/8296 & 2/8297 pp.1-102); Roman Catholic, Jan-Mar 1821 (Reel 6025; 2/8302 pp.57-76); Sydney, St James, 1824-25 (Reel 6024; 2/8294); Sydney, St Phillips, 1811-25 (Reel 6024; 2/8293); Windsor & Hawkesbury, 1811-Sep 1825 (Reel 6024, 2/8298; Reel 6025, 2/8299 pp.1-120)

1821 Aug 18

Special attention to be paid to the registers of births, deaths and marriages by clergymen of all churches (Reel 6051; 4/1748 pp.422-7)

1823

Petition of George Mills, first born male child (Reel 6065; 4/1798 p.383)

BIRTHS, DEATHS AND MARRIAGES see BIRTHS; DEATHS; MARRIAGES

BIRTLES, John (Per "Batavia", 1818) see BURTLES, John

BISBY, Edward

1796 Dec 30

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3267; 9/2731 pp.78-9)

1799 May 22

Six acre farm at Norfolk Island sold to by John Cullen (Fiche 3267; 9/2731 p.73)

BISDIE, John

n.d.

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

BISECK, Thomas (Per "Coromandel", 1804) see BISEX, Thomas

BISET, John

1821 Sep 8

Object of Charity. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.68)

BISEX, Thomas. Per "Coromandel", 1804

1817 Dec 15

Petition for mitigation of sentence; as Daniel Biseck (Fiche 3174; 4/1850 p.25)

1820 Jul 2

Memorial (Fiche 3014; 4/1823 No.55)

1822 Dec 31-1823 Sep 30

On lists of persons to whom convict mechanics have been assigned; listed as Bissett (Fiche 3296; X53 pp.14, 26, 40, 56, 71)

1823 Dec 5

Memorial; as Daniel Thomas Bissock (Fiche 3059; 4/1834A No.2 pp.5-8)

1824 Jan 9

Of Elizabeth Street. On list of persons receiving an assigned convict; listed as Bissack (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.107)

BISHOP

1802 Apr 10

Particulars of arms in possession of (Reel 6041; 4/1719 p.91)

BISHOP, Benjamin. Per "Malabar", 1819

1821 Sep 8

Employed at Grose Farm. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.107)

1822 n.d.; Sep 30

On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D pp.5, 8)

1824 Jan

On return of settlers' men punished in the County of Westmoreland (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.109)

1825 Nov 24

On return of prisoners tried before the Supreme Court of New South Wales (Fiche 3298; X727 pp.14, 15)

1825 Dec 7

Convicted of being accessory before the fact; sentence of death commuted to transportation to Moreton Bay for life. On return of prisoners tried and sentenced by the Supreme Court (Fiche 3298; X730 p.27)

BISHOP, Charles. Former Master, "Nautilus"; trader

First arrived in New South Wales as captain of the "Nautilus" in 1798; returned with George Bass in their vessel the "Venus" in 1801; held land at Prospect; declared insane in 1805 and was returned to England in 1809.

1803 Aug 15

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3267, 9/2731 pp.5, 103; Fiche 3268, 9/2731 p.134)

1809 Mar 26

Insane, a pauper and confined in gaol; recovery of sum of money from sought by Commissioners of H.M. Navy (Reel 6001; SZ757 p.1a)

1809 Oct 13

Left packet of papers with Governor King when returning to England per "Mary Ann"; papers sent by Lieutenant Governor Paterson to his brother William (Reel 6001; SZ757 p.62b)

BISHOP, Charlotte

1806 Jan 1

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 p.160)

BISHOP, Elias

1794 Dec 13; 1803 Aug 16

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3267, 9/2731 p.46; Fiche 3268, 9/2731 p.136)

1802 Apr 10

Particulars of arms in possession of (Reel 6041; 4/1719 p.94)

1809 Jun

Produce received from at the Hawkesbury Stores (Reel 6040; 9/2673 pp.55, 58)

1809 Sep 24

Juror at inquest on George Rouse held at Richmond (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.611-2)

1810 Apr 6

Juror at inquest on James Steadman held at Richmond Hill (Reel 6021; 4/1819 p.665)

1810 Dec 1,5

Signatory to address from the settlers of the Hawkesbury to Governor Macquarie; and Macquarie's reply (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.128-30)

1819 Dec 4

Testifying to character of George Shields, per "Admiral Gambier", for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3200; 4/1860 p.26)

1821 Feb 24

Store receipts of for wheat (Reel 6051; 4/1748 p.161)

1822 Aug

Signatory to petition objecting to the Commissariat's new system of paying for supplies in Spanish dollars (Reel 6017; 4/5783 p.124d)

1824 Nov 22; 1825 Aug

On lists of persons liable to serve as jurors in the District of Windsor (Reel 6060, 4/1775 p.188[i]; Reel 6062, 4/1782 p.79a)

BISHOP, Mary. Came free per "Jupiter", 1823

1823 Nov 25

Arrived with Thomas Plunkett and family (Reel 6056; 4/1765 p.223)

BISHOP, John

1809 Apr

Produce received from at the Hawkesbury Stores (Reel 6040; 9/2673 p.31)

BISHOP, John

1820 Jul 15

Lately arrived from Port Dalrymple per "Governor Macquarie" as evidence before the Criminal Court (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.134)

1820 Sep 30

Re payment of passage money for the conveyance of from Port Dalrymple per "Governor Macquarie" (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.289-90)

BISHOP, John

1821 Sep 8

Employed at the Dockyard. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.115)

BISHOP, John. Proprietor of Sydney to Parramatta Passenger Boats

1823 Mar 15

Requesting payment for transporting Government luggage (Reel 6058; 4/1770 p.168)

BISHOP, John

1823 Apr 5

On return of allotments in the town of Parramatta (Fiche 3265; 4/7576 p.2)

BISHOP, John. Per "Atlas", 1816

1821 Sep 8

Carpenter. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.118)

1822 Apr 6,24,29

Bushranger; runaway from the carpenters gang. Re harbouring of by D D Matthews (Reel 6054, 4/1759 pp.58-61; Reel 6009, 4/3505 p.218)

BISHOP, Joseph

1792 Feb 22

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3267; 9/2731 p.4)

Previous PageTop Of PageTable Of ContentsColonial Secretary Index Main MenuNext Page


Search the Colonial Secretary Index, 1788-1825

Enter your query below:
Tips for searching
Use Free-Text Query.

 

Government of NSW
Last updated Wednesday, 18 February 2009

 Please make queries or comments respecting State Records' Web sites
to the Executive Officer.