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Brooks, John (Per "Coromandel") to Brooks, Richard (1821)


 

BROOKS, John. Per "Coromandel", 1820

1820 Apr 26

On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per "Elizabeth Henrietta" (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.10)

1820 Aug, Oct

On monthly returns of prisoners punished at Newcastle (Reel 6023; 4/1718 pp.111, 115)

1823 Jul 19-1824 Mar 27

On lists of men belonging to the Government Stock Establishment at Bathurst (Reel 6031; 4/7029A pp.42-114)

1823 Oct 25

Listed in an extract from the Mess Book of persons victualled in the Stock Department, Bathurst, from 28 Jun to 3 Oct 1823 (Reel 6017; 4/5783 pp.460-1)

1823 Dec 29

On list furnished by John Maxwell of men victualled in the Stock Establishment, Bathurst, between 28 Jun and 3 Oct 1823 (Reel 6017; 4/5783 p.497)

1824 Feb, Apr

On returns of prisoners punished at Bathurst (Reel 6023; 4/6671 pp.5, 9)

1824 Apr 10

On list of prisoners on establishment at Bathurst with sentences not transmitted (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.103)

1824 May 17

On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per "Lady Nelson" (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.137, 478-9)

BROOKS, John. Per "Globe", 1819

1819 Jan 30

On list of convicts transhipped from the "Globe" to the "Elizabeth Henrietta" and forwarded to Port Dalrymple (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.297)

1821 Sep 8

Employed at Grose Farm. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.109)

1822

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

BROOKS, John. Per "Hadlow"

1824 Dec 9

On list of convicts in the employ of Hannibal MacArthur (Reel 6017; 4/5782 p.158)

1825

On list of Crown servants mustered in the employ of Hannibal MacArthur in 1824; at Argyle (Fiche 3146; 4/1843B No.571 p.704)

BROOKS, John. Per "Hindostan", 1821

1823 Nov 8

On returns of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; to the Windsor Bench for assignment (Reel 6028; 2/8283 pp.170, 173)

1825 Jan 25

Servant to Robert Martin (Senior) of Richmond (Fiche 3143; 4/1843A No.516 p.385)

BROOKS, John. Per "Lord Sidmouth", 1819

1820 Nov 29

On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per "Prince Leopold" (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.459)

1822 Mar

On monthly return of prisoners punished at Newcastle (Reel 6023; 4/1718 p.145)

1823 Sep 23

On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.12)

1823 Oct 6

On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; to Mr P Murdoch (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.159)

1824 Aug 26

On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; to Western Mountain road party (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.200)

1825 May 7

On list of convicts transported to Port Macquarie per "Mermaid" (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.518-9)

BROOKS, John. Per "Morley"

1825 May 12

To be sent from Hobart for transmission to Port Macquarie (Reel 6014, 4/3514 p.267; Reel 6019, 4/3522 p.140)

1825 Aug 20

Allowed to remain at the penal settlement on Maria Island (Reel 6019; 4/3522 p.166)

BROOKS, John. Per "Morley", 1817

1817 Apr 18

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Morley" and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.117)

1817 Aug 18

On list of prisoners sent to Newcastle per "Mary" (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.312)

BROOKS, John. Per "Recovery", 1819; two convicts of this name by this ship

1819 Dec 30

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Recovery" and forwarded to Emu Plains for distribution (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.146)

1822 Mar 28; 1824 Jan 16

On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D pp.6, 12)

1822 Apr 3

On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; to T Coolen, Nepean (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.113)

BROOKS, John. Per "Royal Charlotte", 1825

1825 May 6

On list of convicts landed from the "Royal Charlotte" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.210)

BROOKS, John. Per "Shipley", 1818

1818 Nov 24

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Shipley" and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.168)

1819 Aug 6

On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per "Elizabeth Henrietta" (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.202)

1823 Aug 12

On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.11)

1823 Aug 15

On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; to Mr Neilson, Sydney (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.151)

BROOKS, Joseph. Per "Duke of Portland", 1807

1814 Jul 16

On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per "Endeavour" (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.217)

1815 Apr

On monthly return of prisoners punished at Newcastle (Reel 6023; 4/1718 p.43)

BROOKS, Martha. Per "Mary Anne", 1822

1822 Nov 4,5

Wife of James Scott, mariner. Re her removal from the employ of V Jacobs (Reel 6055; 4/1762 pp.46-7; Reel 6009, 4/3506 p.409)

1822 Sep 2,10

Re permission to marry James Scott at Sydney (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.228)

1824 Apr 13, May 5

On list of prisoners assigned; also listed as Scott (Fiche 3290, 4/4570D p.14; Fiche 3291, 4/4570D p.116)

BROOKS, Richard. Mariner, merchant, magistrate and landholder

Visited New South Wales as ship's master and merchant per "Atlas", 1802, "Alexander", 1806, "Rose", 1808, "Simon Cock", 1810 and "Argo", 1811; arrived as a free settler per "Spring" in 1814; appointed a Justice of the Peace in August 1817; held land at Illawarra, Denham Court near Liverpool and in other areas.

1808 Aug 31-Sep 6

Supercargo of "Rose". Correspondence with James Finucane, Secretary to Lieutenant Governor Foveaux, re granting passage to Captain Symons to England (Reel 6001; SZ760 pp.57b-64b)

1808 Sep 11

On statement of capital advanced by John Blaxland in his concerns from 3 Apr 1807 to 14 Sep 1808 (Reel 6043; 4/1727 p.212)

1810

Delivery of paper to Brooks from Robert Campbell (Junior) (Reel 6023; X698 p.5)

1810 Mar 26

Master, "Simon Cock". Re sale of rum (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.145)

1810 Jul 11

Cash paid to Brooks by Naval Officer (Reel 6023; X698 p.13)

1810 Oct 22,24,26

High Court of Appeals re money owed by Robert Campbell (Reel 6042; 4/1724 pp.12-3, 17, 21-2)

1810 Dec

Amount of sundries sold at auction for (Reel 6042; 4/1725 p.258)

1811 Jan 5; 1814 Apr 2

Appointed Member of Court of Civil Jurisdiction (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.155, 477)

1811 Jan 22

To G T Palmer instructing him to dispose of Milsome's property for benefit of Brooks (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.87)

1811 Oct 2,5

Master, "Argo". Re prohibition of the landing of spirits (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.88, 92)

1811 Oct 4

Re refusal of Sydney Hospital contractors to permit him to land spirits from his ship for private use (Reel 6043; 4/1726 pp.265-6, 267-8)

1811 Oct 7

Master, "Argo". Re bonding of spirits (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.93)

1811 Oct 14

Master, "Argo". Re discharge of crew (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.98)

1812

On statement of bills drawn by J Blaxland during his residence in the Colony and paid in England by Blaxland or his agents (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.182, 184)

1812 Jan

Signatory to address from the principal landholders and inhabitants of Georges River to Governor Macquarie; and Macquarie's reply (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.272-3)

1812 Feb 4

Was one of the jurors at inquisition held at Sydney Court House (Reel 6043; 4/1727 p.33)

1812 May 13

Re lease of premises in Castlereagh Street Brook claimed he had purchased from H B Hayes (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.248)

1812 Jun 1

Isaac Nichols reported to have found Government bullock among Brooks' herd (Reel 6031; 4/7028A p.15)

1812 Jun 9

Seeking grant of land (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.229-32). Reply, 10 Jun (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.265-6)

1812 Jun 9-10

Re arrival at the Derwent in 1808 and services rendered to that settlement by (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.229-32)

c.1814

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

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

1814 Jun 25

On returns of horned cattle issued from the Government Herds between 8 May 1814 & 9 Jan 1819 (Reel 6048; 4/1742 pp.29, 42)

1814 Aug 4

To Allan re recovery of payments for stores for "Spring" (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.229)

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)

1814 Oct 11

Paid bill drawn on London for stores supplied to "Spring" (Reel 6044; 4/1730 pp.410-1)

1814 Nov 8

Re petition for exclusive privileges for company to trade with New Zealand (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.360)

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

1815 Apr 22

Appointed member of Governor's Court (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.90)

1815 May 2

Enquiry regarding by A Hogue (Reel 6045; 4/1733 p.136)

1816

Testified to character of James Stinson for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3173; 4/1849 p.69)

1816 Jan 11

Re application to exchange land at Nepean for land at Five Islands (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.313)

1816 Mar 26

Complaining he had been unable to turn his meat into the Government Stores (Reel 6045; 4/1734 pp.128-31). Reply, 26 Mar (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.411)

1816 Mar 29, Apr 2

Re complaint by Brooks of monopoly in Commissary Office in supplying animal food to the Stores (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.421-3, 426)

1816 Jun 29

Appointed as member of Governor's Court (Reel 6038, SZ759 p.215; Reel 6005, 4/3495 p.14)

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)

1817 Feb 20

Informing of Mr Meurant's situation in respect of his application for renewal of hotel licence (Reel 6047; 4/1739 pp.159-60)

1817 Feb 20,21

Opposing application for renewal of publican's licence by Mr Meurant (Reel 6005; 4/3495 pp.10-1)

1817 May 6

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

1817 May 6

Re-affirming opinion in earlier report that "Emu" was practically unseaworthy (Reel 6046; 4/1737 p.310)

1817 Jun 28

Appointed a member of Governor's Court (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.362)

1817 Aug 8

Appointed Justice of the Peace & Magistrate, and member of Supreme Court (Reel 6038; SZ759 pp.368-9)

1817 Sep 20

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

1817 Sep 26

Report on repairs necessary to "Lady Nelson" (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)

1817 Dec 24

Re complaints of male convicts on "Larkins" (Reel 6047; 4/1739 pp.94-8)

1818

Recommended Thomas Simms be given land (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.47)

1818 Jan 6

On Bench of Magistrates to investigate charges against Thomas Whyte (Reel 6046; 4/1738 pp.348-9)

1818 Feb 26

Member of Bench of Magistrates. Report on charges against Andrew Armet and Peter Cosgreave (Reel 6047; 4/1740 pp.87-8)

1818 Mar 14,16,17

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 on "San Antonio de Padua" (Reel 6047; 4/1740 p.110)

1818 Jul 13

Circular re establishment of Male Orphan Institution and requesting eligible candidates (Reel 6006; 4/3498 pp.298-9)

1818 Sep 10

Report of Committee of Survey of "Mary" (Reel 6047; 4/1741 pp.290-1)

1818 Oct 20

Statements of magistrates at public meeting (Reel 6047; 4/1741 pp.18-20)

1818 Nov 21

Re suspension of Prohibitory Order (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.153)

1819 Mar 6

Bill drawn on H.M. Treasury in favour of (Reel 6049; 4/1745 pp.77, 372)

1819 Mar 18

Re Court of Enquiry upon Captain Granger, Commander of "General Stuart" (Fiche 3282; 9/2749 pp.1-143)

1819 Apr 30

On return of persons indebted to Government for cattle issued from the Government Herds (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.257)

1819 May 20

Re his report of J T Campbell's clerk being charged with assault (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.119)

1819 Jun 10

Paid from the Police Fund for tobacco for Government use (Reel 6038; SZ1044 p.54)

1819 Jul 8

Member of Bench of Magistrates dealing with charges made by L H Haloran against Captain Lamb (Reel 6048; 4/1742 pp.126-37)

1819 Jul 22

Signed report of complaints against William Browne (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.227)

1819 Oct 27

Member of Bench of Magistrates (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.320)

1819 Nov 10

Circular re applications for pardons and tickets of leave (Reel 6007; 4/3501 pp.28-9)

1819 Dec 2

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

1819 Dec 6

Survey and report on value and seaworthiness of "Queen Charlotte" (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.131-3)

1820 Jan 3

Report of Bench of Magistrates re J Bell and C Queade on charge of withholding full provisions (Reel 6050; 4/1746 pp.168-80)

1820 Jan 6

Testified to the character of John Tawell for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3211; 4/1863 pp.81, 81b)

1820 Jan 15

Circular 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 17

Referred to in list of documents sent to Frederick Drennan re claims against former Deputy Commissary General Allan by Edward Sindrey (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.185)

1820 Feb 4

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

1820 Mar 18

On list of persons who are Magistrates for the County of Cumberland; with further jurisdiction for the Territory of New South Wales. Commission dated 8 Aug 1817 (Reel 6007; 4/3501 pp.305-6)

1820 Apr 20

Circular 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 20

Circular 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 Jun 9

Circular 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 Jun 15-Aug 5

William Taylor and James Ingly tried by Court of Criminal Jurisdiction with breaking and entering Brooks' house (Reel 6023; X820 p.5)

1820 Jun 29

Memorial (Fiche 3014; 4/1823 No.77). Reply, 31 Jul (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.170)

1820 Aug 9

Giving information of discovery of James Whalley of fine country to westward (Reel 6049; 4/1745 pp.125-6)

1820 Nov 29

Re distribution to, for information and guidance, of 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.460-1)

1820 Dec 8

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

1821 Jan 15

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

1821 Jan 17

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

1821 Jan 24-May 24

Store receipts of for fresh meat and wheat (Reel 6051; 4/1748 pp.140, 150, 183)

1821 Feb 2

Report on case Martin v Phillips (Reel 6051; 4/1748 p.213)

1821 Feb 16

Applying for clearing party and to deliver wheat at Liverpool (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.61)

1821 Feb 17

Memorial (Fiche 3039; 4/1827 No.127 p.5)

1821 Aug

Certifying to the character & conduct of William Smith in support of his petition for a free pardon (Fiche 3210; 4/1863 p.67b)

1821 Aug 1

Certifying to the quality of Thomas Williams' workmanship as a shoemaker (Fiche 3211; 4/1863 p.104a)

1821 Aug 10

Memorial (Fiche 3035; 4/1826 No.9). Reply, 6 Sep (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.316)

1821 Sep 8

On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.55)

1821 Sep 12

Re findings of a Special Bench of Magistrates set up to investigate a complaint against John Gandell, Superintendent of the Convict Barracks, and Revd Richard Hill, Assistant Chaplain to the Colony (Reel 6051, 4/1749 pp.31-4; Reel 6016, 4/5781 pp.129-32)

1821 Sep 22

On list of persons to receive grants of land in 1821 (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 pp.66, 70)

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; Reel 6039, 4/424 pp.2-4)

1821 Dec 31

Depositions sworn in complaint of food shortage made by convicts on "Minerva" (Reel 6052; 4/1751 pp.241-7)

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