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Brooks, Richard (1822) to Brougham


 

1822

Recommending that favourable consideration be given to William Smith's petition for a free pardon (Fiche 3226; 4/1867 p.95a)

1822 Jan

Signature in recommendation of Cordelia Wheeler's memorial (Reel 6054; 4/1759 p.67)

1822 Feb 1

Re Mr Penson sailing with him (Reel 6054; 4/1759 p.127)

1822 Mar

Re seizure of cedar cut by Hamilton Hume at the Five Islands (Reel 6055, 4/1760 p.208; Reel 6017, 4/5783 pp.6, 9, 10, 18)

1822 Mar 16

Re return of wheat due from settlers who had received clearing gangs (Reel 6022; 4/7014 pp.3, 5, 11)

1822 Mar 18

Clearing party from McMahon's road gang assigned to Brooks (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.111)

1822 Mar 31-1823 Sep 30

On lists of persons to whom convict mechanics have been assigned (Fiche 3296; X53 pp.1, 13, 25, 39, 55, 70)

1822 Apr-Jun

Papers concerning the murder of an Aborigine on his farm at Five Islands (Reel 6054; 4/1758 pp.25-35)

1822 Apr 6

Signatory to Alexander Campbell's deposition (Reel 6054; 4/1759 p.61)

1822 Apr 9

Re estimate of labour performed by clearing gangs (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.9)

1822 Apr 15, May

On lists of persons indebted to the Crown for livestock issued from the Government Herds & Flocks (Reel 6052; 4/1753 pp.117, 120)

1822 Apr 26

Letter explaining new regulations for the rationing of men employed clearing land; had authority to receive 22 convicts from Sydney to clear land at Denham Court (Reel 6009; 4/3505 pp.204-5)

1822 c.May

Signatory to petition from the magistrates seeking Government assistance towards the erection of the Roman Catholic Chapel at Hyde Park (Reel 6052; 4/1753 p.133a)

1822 Jun 4-1824 May 6

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290, 4/4570D pp.7, 46, 55, 74, 79, 81; Fiche 3291, 4/4570D pp.95, 105, 121, 122, 129)

1822 Aug

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

1822 Aug 20

Attended special meeting of the General Committee of the Agricultural Society of New South Wales at which participation in the letter written by Sir John Jamison on political matters was disclaimed (Reel 6052; 4/1753 pp.174-174a)

1822 Aug 29

Appointed a Justice of the Peace (Reel 6052, 4/1753 pp.178-178b; Reel 6039, 4/424 pp.104-5)

1822 Dec 18-1823 Jan 1

Charles Raven convicted by Court of Criminal Jurisdiction of stealing cow from Brooks (Reel 6023; X820 p.73)

1823

On list of landowners and details of land cleared by clearing gangs (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.13)

1823

On list of landowners owing money for clearing parties (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.21)

1823 Jan 18, Dec 1,26

Memorial (Fiche 3060; 4/1834A No.38 pp.221-30)

1823 Jan 20

Re permission to occupy land (Reel 6010; 4/3507 pp.224-5)

1823 Feb 20

William Broughton allowed temporary occupation of land near ticket of occupation granted to Brooks in the County of Argyle (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.345)

1823 Feb 24

To Bench of Magistrates, Liverpool, forwarding bond for execution (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.369)

1823 Mar 10

The District Constable in Lower Minto did general duty for Airds and Minto situated on the road near to Brooks' house (Reel 6058; 4/1769 pp.117-117a)

1823 Mar 28

Requesting constables to assist in apprehension of bushrangers (Reel 6058; 4/1770 pp.185-185a)

1823 Apr 11

Re letters forwarded to Judge Advocate (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.118)

1823 Jun 24

Re account of land cleared by clearing gangs on estate of (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.267)

1823 Jun 30

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

1823 Aug 4

Signatory to petition for assistance in establishing Presbyterian church (Fiche 3308; X65.1 p.2)

1823 Sep

Signatory to letter from magistrates suggesting that the Governor authorise a bench of magistrates in each district to sit once a year to investigate claims of convict servants whose masters would not sanction their applications for tickets of leave (Reel 6058; 4/1769 pp.129-129a)

1823 Sep 4,17

Re cattle stealing and conviction of Charles Raven (Reel 6069; 4/1817 pp.24-5)

1823 Sep 27

Re Edward Fordham, labourer (Reel 6058; 4/1769 p.131)

1823 Sep 29

Had declined to enter into a bond for twelve months credit for work performed on his estate by clearing gangs (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.325)

1824 Mar 10

Allowed temporary occupation of land thirty miles south west of Bathurst for use as a grazing run (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.475)

1824 May

List of Government servants employed by the Brooks family (Reel 6062; 4/1781 pp.394a-b)

1824 May 26; 1825 Nov 16

Appointed a Justice of the Peace (Reel 6039, 4/424 pp.236-40, 456-8; Fiche 3299, AO Doc No.1 & AO Doc No.4)

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)

1824 Aug 18

Complaining about the location of neighbour's stock yard (Reel 6017; 4/5782 pp.115-6)

1824 Sep 2

Re interference with his stock (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.319)

1824 Sep 7

Servants in neighbourhood of Lake George had seized native girls (Reel 6034; 9/2744 pp.33-6)

1824 Sep 16

Dispute with C O'Brien over boundary of holdings at Kangaroo Ground (Reel 6061; 4/1780 pp.290-1)

1824 Sep 20

On account of wheat and maize in the possession of settlers in the Districts of Upper and Lower Minto (Reel 6061; 4/1780 p.286)

1824 Sep 22

Re Crown land (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.435)

1824 Sep 27

George Best and John Williams allowed temporary occupation of land at Byanoff, eighteen miles from Brooks' run (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.487)

1824 Sep 30

Re forwarding to, for his information and guidance, of a letter from the Governor (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.500)

1824 Oct 5

Re his land dispute with C O'Brien (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.516)

1824 Nov 12

Recommending Andrew Leitch for ticket of leave (Fiche 3241; 4/1872 p.72c)

1824 Dec 1

Allowed temporary occupation of land at the southern end of Lake George for use as a grazing run (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.49)

1825 Feb 8

Recommending W Howe to position of Police Magistrate (Reel 6062; 4/1783 p.28)

1825 Feb 9

Petition for a courthouse and gaol for Campbelltown (Reel 6062; 4/1783 pp.29-29a)

1825 Feb 24

Re Magistrates to superintend Police (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.478)

1825 Mar 7

Re his being on the Committee of the New South Wales Savings Bank (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.542)

1825 Mar 9

Re two of his servants sentenced to the treadmill (Reel 6062; 4/1783 pp.33-33a)

1825 Apr 18, Oct 11

Memorial (Fiche 3122; 4/1840C No.84 pp.483-90)

1825 May 23

On list of persons applying to purchase Crown lands; application dated 25 Aug 1824 (Reel 6014; 4/3514 pp.342-3)

1825 May 27

On list of persons who have received warrants for the purchase of Crown lands (Fiche 3266, 9/2652 p.111; Fiche 3260, 2/1925 p.3)

1825 Jun 7

Recommending John Scarr (Reel 6062; 4/1783 p.39)

1825 Jun 18

Re appointment of constables (Reel 6062; 4/1783 pp.40-40a)

1825 Jul 7

Enquiry to re whether William Warby intended to reside on land grant should he receive one (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.594). Reply, 12 Jul (Fiche 3160; 4/1844C No.833 p.1143)

BROOKS, Richard. Per "Baring", 1815

1815 Sep 15

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Baring" and forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.176)

BROOKS, Robert. Free settler

1822 Dec 16

Recommended as free settler (Reel 6021; 4/1094 p.377)

1823 Sep 17

Re land grant (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.268)

1823 Nov 1

Memorial (Fiche 3060; 4/1834A No.39 p.231). Reply, 11 Nov (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.549)

BROOKS, Samuel. Prisoner at Newcastle

1816 Apr 3

Runaway; apprehended (Reel 6066; 4/1806 p.19)

BROOKS, Squire. Per "Morley", 1818

1818 Nov 17

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Morley" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.147)

1825 Mar 17

Servant of R Rouse of Richmond; attestation as to his character for a ticket of leave (Reel 6027; 4/1716.2 pp.242-3)

BROOKS, Thomas. Per "Grenada", 1819

1822 Jan 10

On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per "Elizabeth Henrietta" (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.269)

1822 Jul 27

Prisoner proceeding to Newcastle per "Sally" (Reel 6009; 4/3506 pp.91-2)

1822 Jul 31

Runaway returned to Newcastle (Reel 6067; 4/1808 p.195)

1825 Jul 25

Forwarded to Sydney from Port Macquarie, per "Elizabeth Henrietta" for trial (Reel 6069; 4/1816 p.323)

1825 Dec 2

Sentenced to death. On return of prisoners tried before the Supreme Court of New South Wales (Fiche 3298; X727 p.15)

1825 Dec 7

Convicted of robbing in a dwelling house and putting in bodily fear; 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)

BROOKS, Thomas. Per "Guildford", 1824

1824 Oct 20

Servant to Robert Crawford; runaway. On return of fines and punishments in the Police Office (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.97)

1825

On list of convicts mustered in the service of Robert Crawford; in 1824-25 (Fiche 3126; 4/1841A No.176 p.151)

1825 Nov 21

Convict in the service of Robert Crawford of Sydney at the last two musters (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.9)

BROOKS, William

1822 Jan

Recommended memorial of Henry McKeen and other convicts at the Prisoners' Barracks for permission to perform a play (Reel 6052; 4/1752 p.30b)

BROOKS, William. Per "Lord Sidmouth", 1819

1819 Mar 18

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Lord Sidmouth" & forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.40)

1823 Dec 22

Stockman at Fish River. Memorial of Charles Walker (Fiche 3073; 4/1835B No.334 p.1053)

1824 Nov 20; 1825 Jul 30

On lists of convicts maintained by John Wood (Fiche 3117; 4/1840A No.1074 p.357; Fiche 3119; 4/1840B No.26 p.175)

1825 Apr

Servant of John Wood of Bringelly; attestation as to his character for a ticket of leave (Reel 6027; 4/1716.2 pp.291-2)

1825 Apr 28

Employed by John Wood (Fiche 3145; 4/1843A No.550 p.565)

BROOKS, William. Per "Princess Royal", 1823

1823 Mar 17

On list of prisoners disembarked from the "Princess Royal" who were deficient of their bedding (Reel 6058; 4/1770 p.170a)

1824 Feb 2

On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per "Lady Nelson" (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.108, 462-3)

BROOKSHAW. Sergeant

1825 May

On return of the sick of a detachment of Royal Marines stationed at Fort Dundas, Melville Island, from 1 Nov 1824 to 30 Apr 1825 (Reel 6066; 4/1802 p.65)

BROOM, Edward. Per "Isabella", 1822

1822 Mar 14

On list of convicts landed from the "Isabella" and forwarded to Emu Plains for distribution (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.12)

BROOM, George. Per "Atlas", 1816

1816 Jul 29

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Atlas" and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.63)

1819 Aug 6

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

1825

On list of convicts mustered in the service of Archibald Bell; listed as Groome or Broome (Reel 6062; 4/1781 p.390b)

BROOM, Thomas. Per "Hebe", 1820

1822 Feb 26

Overseer of Government gardeners. Testified before the Board of Enquiry into the Engineer Department (Reel 6053; 4/1754 pp.126-7)

1824 Jan

Gardener and nurseryman. On return of convicts received at the Establishment, Emu Plains; from Sydney. Listed as Brown (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.209)

1825 May 31

On return of convicts transferred in the District of Evan; from Emu Plains to John McHenry on 3 May (Reel 6063; 4/1786 p.101b)

1825 Jul 25

On return of Government servants transferred by the Bench of Magistrates, Penrith; from John Purcell to William Hendman on 12 Jul. Listed as Brown (Reel 6064; 4/1787 p.47b)

BROOME, George (Per "Atlas", 1816) see BROOM, George

BROOMFATHER, Joseph (Per "Hadlow", 1818) see BARNFATHER, Joseph

 

BROOMFIELD, Richard

1805 May 27

Was engaged to work as a seaman on the "Harriet" (Reel 6041; 4/1720 p.79)

BROPHY, Timothy. Per "Three Bees", 1814

1820

Constable and overseer on Liverpool Road. Memorial (Fiche 3014; 4/1823 No.78 pp.177-8)

1822 Dec 21

Re forgery of certificate of freedom (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.108)

1823 Nov 14

Affidavit re loss of his certificate of freedom (Reel 6026; 4/1713 p.193)

BROSE, Stephen

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.13)

BROSNAHAN, Patrick (Per "Hooghley", 1825) see BRESNAGHAN, Patrick

BROTHERICK, Richard see BRODERICK, Richard

BROTHERIDGE, Thomas H. Lieutenant, 48th Regiment

1820 Jul 24

Oath of Supremacy (Fiche 3305; SZ1006A p.10)

1821 Nov

Certifying to the character of William Pendray in support of his petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3210; 4/1863 p.44a)

1822 Jan

Recommended memorial of Henry McKeen and other convicts at the Prisoners' Barracks for permission to perform a play (Reel 6052; 4/1752 p.30b)

1823 Jan 20

Supporting Jane Boar's petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3230; 4/1869 p.10)

1823 Oct 20

Member of Court of Enquiry investigating victualling of servants in private employment by Thomas Hawkins, Storekeeper at Bathurst (Reel 6017; 4/5783 pp.433-7)

1824 Jan 19-Feb 19

Sitting on Court of Criminal Jurisdiction (Reel 6023; X820 pp.119-27)

1824 Feb 15

Testifying to character of Richard Raymond for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3242; 4/1872 p.93)

1824 Feb 19

Affidavits re his marriage to Maria Johnstone (Reel 6028; 2/8305 pp.49-50)

1824 Mar 25

Certifying to character of Martin Wilson (Fiche 3162; 4/1844C No.873 p.1421)

1824 Nov 6

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.135)

"BROTHERS"

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.217)

1810 Nov 15

Bond to the Naval Officer (Fiche 3283; X702 pp.19-22)

1812 Jul 25

Conveying crew of wrecked ships "Sally" and "Boyd" (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.267-8)

1815 Jun 17

Equipped for use of New South Wales New Zealand Company (Reel 6045; 4/1732 p.153)

1815 Sep 9

Prisoner, Thomas Stardy, had been placed on "Brothers" (Reel 6045; 4/1733 p.170)

1815 Oct 23

Five convicts escaped from Bay of Islands either in "Trial" or "Brothers" (Reel 6045; 4/1733 pp.83-5)

1817 Aug 22

Lost on journey from Van Diemen's Land with wool and wheat (Reel 6046; 4/1738 pp.225-8)

1823 Sep 10

Charter party of affreightment (Reel 6070; X944 p.25)

1823 Oct 14

Statement of provisions shipped on board for the use of convicts after their arrival (Reel 6023; 4/1095.2 p.25)

1824

Surgeon Superintendent James Hall enclosing a list of the female convicts; reports on the voyage; also material concerning the case preferred against John Thomas Meach (Reel 6059; 4/1774 pp.41-56)

1824

James Hall's account of a conspiracy to mutiny on board (Reel 6059; 4/1774 pp.42a-d)

1824 May

List of female convicts arrived at Sydney on (Reel 6059; 4/1774 p.43)

1824 May 11

Re disturbance on ship during journey to Colony (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.194)

1824 May 15

Certificates for the Naval Commissioners re the arrival of (Reel 6013; 4/3511 pp.400, 431)

1824 Jun 18

Captain Motley permitted to discharge seamen from (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.489)

"BROTHERS", Master of see HOLFORD, Thomas; HOVELL, William Hilton; MOTLEY, Charles

"BROTHERS", Owner of see BLAXCELL, Garnham

"BROTHERS", Surgeon Superintendent of see HALL, James

BROTHERS, Dennis (Per "Three Bees", 1814) see BRODER, Dennis

BROTHERS, Thomas. Per "Dick", 1821

1822 Feb 15

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

1824 Oct

Sent to Sydney from Bathurst (Reel 6065; 4/1800 p.198)

1825 Jan-Jul

On weekly returns of labour performed by Government gangs at Wellington Valley (Reel 6031; 4/1093.4 pp.43-76)

1825 Apr 30

Constable at Wellington. Report on a carcass of beef unfit to be served as rations (Reel 6069; 4/1818 p.381)

BROTHERTON, William. Per "Ocean", 1816

1816 Feb 5

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Ocean" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.337)

1818 Oct 2

On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per "Lady Nelson"; listed as Rotherton (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.93)

1824 Jun 15

To be transported for seven years. On return of prisoners tried before the Supreme Court of New South Wales (Fiche 3298; X727 p.1)

1824 Jul 1

Prisoner in Sydney Gaol. Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3239; 4/1872 p.16)

1824 Jul 9

On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per "Lady Nelson" (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.164, 482-3)

1825 Dec 29

Prisoner whose Colonial sentence was reduced by Governor Brisbane prior to his resignation (Reel 6019; 4/3865 pp.22-3)

BROUGER, John (Per "Prince Regent", 1820) see BRUNGAR, John

 

BROUGH, Mary. Per "Mary Anne", 1816

1817 Oct 6,11

Re permission to marry at Sydney (Reel 6005; 4/3497 pp.91-2)

"BROUGHAM", Master of see PIOT, A

BROUGHAM, H. M.P.

1818 Sep 3

Re A F Kemp and disputes with Lieutenant Governor Sorell (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.30)

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