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Convicts, Musters to Convicts, Ships (1814)


 

CONVICTS, Musters

1814 Sep 20

Re entry of in monthly Muster Book on arrival (Reel 6044; 4/1730 pp.291-300)

1818 Feb 7

General Order re mustering of convicts on Sundays (Reel 6038; SZ759 pp.431-5)

1820 Aug 15

Convicts permitted to sleep out of barracks required to attend Sunday muster (Reel 6039; SZ756 p.397)

1820 Aug 15

Re attendance at Sunday Musters of convicts permitted to reside with families (Reel 6049; 4/1745 pp.146-7)

1825 Apr 9

Statistics for Bathurst and Port Macquarie (Reel 6014; 4/3514 pp.40-1)

CONVICTS, Pardons

1810 Jan 27

Regulations re surrender of pardons obtained during Government of Bligh (Reel 6038, SZ758 p.11; Reel 6039, 4/426 pp.17-18)

1811 Jun 8

Regulations re applications for pardons and tickets of leave (Reel 6038, SZ758 pp.206-7; Reel 6039, SZ756 pp.367-8)

1813 Jan 9

Regulations re applications for pardons, emancipations and tickets of leave (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.343-6)

1816 Feb

Granted to men making road from Parramatta to the Nepean (Reel 6046; 4/1736 p.54)

1818 Dec 12

Government & General Order re granting of absolute and conditional pardons to convicts on Oxley's expedition for meritorious service (Reel 6038; SZ759 pp.543-4)

1818 Dec 14

List of convicts in Van Diemen's Land to be granted conditional pardons (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.218)

1819 Aug 14, Dec 4,11

Notice re collection of conditional pardons (Reel 6038; SZ1044 pp.78, 123)

1820 Dec 15

Pardon recommended for convicts employed in getting timber for "Dromedary" (Reel 6050; 4/1747 pp.303-5)

1821 Oct 17

List of recommendations for emancipation and tickets of leave (Reel 6051; 4/1750 pp.217-22)

1821 Dec 15

Delivery of (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.15)

1822 May 2

Conditional pardon offered as reward for apprehension of criminal (Reel 6039; 4/424 pp.54, 55)

1822 Jul 25

Free pardon offered for apprehension of two prisoners (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.88)

1822 Nov 8

Re applications for (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.112)

1823 Nov 19; 1824 Sep 1

Offered as reward for apprehension of criminals (Reel 6039; 4/424 pp.197, 262)

1824 Nov 19

Absolute pardon offered for information re murder of John Brackfield (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.293)

1825

Five conditional pardons (some incomplete) granted by Governor Brisbane (Fiche 3292; 4/6974.1 pp.58-67)

1825 Mar 21

Re Colonial Secretary questioning of Governor's authority in granting conditional pardons (Reel 6014; 4/3513 pp.629-30)

1825 Apr 12

Advice re the granting of Great Seal Pardons by Sir Thomas Brisbane (Reel 6063; 4/1784 pp.266-266b)

1825 Apr 20

Pardon offered as reward for apprehension of Henry Baker (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.340)

1825 Jun 29

Absolute pardon offered as reward (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.387)

1825 Aug 3, Sep 7

Pardons offered as reward for apprehension of offenders (Reel 6039; 4/424 pp.392, 402)

1825 Sep 28

Conditional pardon offered as reward for apprehension of Mr Storey (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.409)

1825 Nov 9

Applications for unable to be received (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.456)

CONVICTS, Passes

1802 Oct 28; 1803 Jan 11,12

Regulations re granting of passes to travel (Reel 6039; SZ756 pp.336-7)

1803 Jan 11,12

Regulations re issue of passes to convicts sent to out-settlements as punishment (Reel 6037; SZ990 pp.78-81)

1804 Aug 4

Convicts not to leave place of residence without a pass (Reel 6039; SZ756 p.353)

1810 Aug 18; 1813 Jul 24

Regulations prohibiting travel without a pass (Reel 6039; SZ756 pp.355, 357)

1814 Oct 15

Regulations re issue of travel passes (Reel 6039, SZ756 p.379; Reel 6038, SZ758 pp.548-9)

1814 Oct 15

Re persons authorised to issue passes for convicts to go into the country (Reel 6044; 4/1730 pp.311-2)

1816 Aug 17

Circular re instructions concerning issue of passes to convicts (Reel 6046; 4/1736 pp.107-8)

1817 Jul 12

Settlers and overseers not to issue passes for assigned servants to travel to Sydney or other places (Reel 6039; SZ756 pp.381-2)

CONVICTS, Punishment see also CHAIN CABLE; FINES AND PUNISHMENTS; IRONS AND HANDCUFFS; KEEL-HAULING; TREADWHEELS; under courts; under place of sitting of magistrates

CONVICTS, Punishment

1798 Oct 4

Imprisonment of convicts by their creditors for non-payment of debts forbidden (Reel 6041, 4/1719 p.4; Reel 6039, SZ756 p.335)

1800 Dec 26-1803 Mar 8

Officers and other persons forbidden to strike or whip convicts (Reel 6039; SZ756 p.347)

1801 Aug 8

Prisoners not to be taken from place of residence on a writ for debt (Reel 6039; SZ756 p.325)

1802 Feb 19

Punishment for assault (Reel 6037; SZ989 pp.15-16)

1817 Aug, Sep

Convicts on board "Chapman" punished for coughing (Reel 6020; 9/2639 pp.97, 173-4)

1817 Aug 20

Cries for mercy on board convict ship "Chapman" (Reel 6020; 9/2639 pp.30-2, 54, 79, 87-8, 101, 143, 168-9, 238, 268, 297, 379, 422)

1817 Oct 22

Michael Hoare feigned insanity for purpose of being removed from solitary confinement (Reel 6047; 4/1739 pp.61-4)

1817 Nov 21-30

Opinions on punishment of offenders by solitary confinement (Reel 6047; 4/1739 pp.7-54)

1817 Dec 2

Death sentence passed on Michael Hoare, James Gilchrist, Edward Doyle & John White, mitigated to three years' imprisonment, one year in solitary confinement (Reel 6047; 4/1739 pp.57-60)

1818 Aug 10

Power of single magistrates in respect of corporal punishment (Reel 6047; 4/1740 pp.271-2)

1820 Apr 20

Instructions to magistrates re sentences of convicts (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.261-3)

1823 Sep 16

Re corporal punishment of (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.251)

1823 Nov 14

Regulations for at Bathurst (Reel 6011; 4/3509 pp.591-3)

1823 Dec 16

Regulations for at Newcastle (Reel 6011; 4/3509 pp.712, 718-19)

1824 Mar 17

Instructions re convicts sentenced to the Tread Wheel (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.533)

1824 Aug 27

Re procedures for treatment of offences at Moreton Bay settlement (Reel 6013, 4/3512 pp.278-9; Reel 6019, 4/3794 p.4)

1825 Nov 25

Re young boys not being sent to clearing gangs but placed on Tread Wheel (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.41)

CONVICTS, Rations

1791 Feb 11

Order preventing convicts from selling their provisions and slop clothing (Reel 6039; SZ756 p.333)

1791 Feb 11

Selling or exchanging of forbidden (Reel 6041; 4/1719 p.2)

1795 Oct 9; Nov 17;
1796 Feb 5, May 22, Jul 29; 1797 Nov 2, Dec 13

Government & General Orders re amount of rations to be issued to convicts (Reel 6037; ML Safe 1/18b)

1800 Dec 31

Persons forbidden to give convicts spirits for their rations (Reel 6039; SZ756 p.333)

1801 Jul 3; 1802 Jan 12

Regulations re permission to go off the Stores (Reel 6037; SZ988 pp.40, 108-10)

1803-23

Description of rations (Reel 6017; 4/5783 pp.464-70)

1803 May 9

Returns of expenditure (Reel 6040; ML Safe 1/51 pp.6-7)

1805-1808

Re victualling of convict ships (Fiche 3279; 4/1795 pp.1-54)

1816 Aug 24

Survey of provisions received by "Atlas" (Reel 6046; 4/1736 p.111)

1816 Nov 28

Re cost of rations for each convict (Reel 6046; 4/1736 p.179)

1817 Aug 11

Convicts on "Canada" had ceased receiving rations on 6 Apr 1817 (Reel 6047; 4/1739 pp.235-6)

1817 Sep 25

Re disposal of unused rations on "Canada" (Reel 6047; 4/1739 p.255)

1818 Jan 31, Feb 7

Alterations in Victualling Store (Reel 6047; 4/1741 pp.224, 225)

1818 Feb 26

Payment in lieu of beef per "Canada" (Reel 6047; 4/1741 pp.234-6)

1819 Apr 9

Fresh provisions supplied to convict ships on arrival (Reel 6047; 4/1741 pp.263-4)

1819 Aug 14

General Order re period allowed for breakfast and dinner (Reel 6038; SZ1044 p.76)

1819 Sep 19

Scale of rations for female convicts at the Factory & for children of convicts (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.5-6)

1819 Nov 3

Re ration for convicts working on Government Agricultural Establishment at Emu Plains (Reel 6048; 4/1742 pp.433-6)

1819 Nov 4

To Captain Mattison re charges made against him concerning short issues of provisions made to convicts on board "Daphne" (Reel 6007; 4/3501 pp.10-1)

1819 Nov 10

Scheme for victualling patients in the hospital, based on method in naval hospitals, England (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.114-7)

1819 Dec 21

Change in kind of food for convict prisoners (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.323-5)

1820 Jan 3

Charges by prisoners on "Minerva" re rations (Reel 6050; 4/1746 pp.168-80)

1820 Jan 19

Suggestion that flour be issued to road parties near Parramatta in lieu of meat (Reel 6050; 4/1746 pp.195-6)

1820 Jan 25

Dissatisfaction among prisoners at provision of dry rations (Reel 6050; 4/1746 pp.199-200)

1820 Feb 11-1821 Aug 11

An account showing the quantities of Medical Comforts, etc supplied by the Masters of Transports & Convict Transports to the Military Hospitals at New South Wales & Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6055; 4/1761 pp.60-3)

1820 May 22

Re extra rations for female convicts on "Princess Charlotte" (Reel 6050; 4/1747 pp.29-30)

1820 Jun 10

Request by Windsor road party to return to old ration & a half refused (Reel 6050; 4/1747 pp.62-4)

1820 Sep 23

Rations of beef, mutton, pork, flour, sugar and tea to be as per given scale (Reel 6050, 4/1746 pp.50-3; Reel 6039, SZ756 pp.397-8)

1820 Sep 27

Receipt and expenditure of oatmeal on "Agamemnon" (Reel 6050; 4/1747 p.170)

1820 Oct 4

Maize to be added to weekly ration of flour as specified in Order (Reel 6050, 4/1746 pp.57-9; Reel 6039, SZ756 p.399)

1821 Oct 17

Re issue of flour when meat ration was Otaheitian pork (Reel 6051; 4/1750 p.188)

1821 Nov 14

Re letter of Revd Reddall disagreeing with Liverpool Bench's Resolution re rations (Reel 6016; 4/5781 pp.154-5)

1822

Petition by prisoners of Bathurst re tea and sugar ration (Reel 6065; 4/1798 p.165)

1822 Mar 1

Recommending reduction for prisoners at Prisoner's Barracks (Reel 6058; 4/1770 pp.140-140a)

1822 Jul-Nov

Re rations for Bathurst convicts (Reel 6009; 4/3506 pp.70, 81, 412)

1822 Sep 30

Re rations for males at Emu Plains (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.315)

1823 Sep 24

Scale of weekly rations (Reel 6017; 4/5783 p.471)

1823 Nov 14

Re quantities to be issued at Bathurst settlement (Reel 6011; 4/3509 pp.590-1, 595)

1823 Dec 16

Re quantities and preparation of food at Newcastle (Reel 6011; 4/3509 pp.716-17)

1824 Aug 10

Copy of letter received re instructions for distribution of food on board "Grenada" (Reel 6017; 4/5782 pp.214-5, 217-8, 220-1)

1824 Aug 27

Re issue at Morton Bay settlement (Reel 6013, 4/3512 p.277; Reel 6019, 4/3794 p.3)

1825 c.Jan

Samples of forms accompanying proposed regulations relating to the issuing of and accounting for rations to convicts (Reel 6017; 4/5782 pp.182-93)

1825 Apr 19

Re provisions at Carters Barracks (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.287)

CONVICTS, Runaways

1796 Jan 29

Government and General Order re capture of Black Caesar (Reel 6037; ML Safe 1/18b)

1797 Nov 6

Government and General Order warning of dangers of escape by sea (Reel 6037; ML Safe 1/18b)

1802 Oct 28

Re runaways who tried to reach a supposed settlement of white people beyond the Mountains (Reel 6037; SZ990 pp.48-51)

1802 Oct 28

Responsibilities of settlers re absconding convicts (Reel 6037; SZ990 pp.51-3)

1802 Nov 19

Regulations to prevent convicts escaping from the Colony (Reel 6037; SZ990 pp.59-62)

1804 Aug 4

Harbouring of prisoners without certificates and issue of travel passes (Reel 6039; SZ756 p.353)

1811 Apr 27

To G Dowdeswell, Bengal, re escaped convicts (Reel 6002; 4/3490D pp.171-3)

1813 Jul 13

General Order re harbouring of escaped convicts & travel between districts (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.393-7)

1813 Jul 24

General Order re harbouring or employment of convict absconders (Reel 6039, SZ756 pp.357-9; Reel 6043, 4/1728 pp.119-20)

1814 Apr 7

Re escape of four sailor prisoners from Newcastle settlement (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.372-8)

1815 Oct 23

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

1815 Dec 4

No compensation for loss of "Unity" carried off by runaway convicts (Reel 6045; 4/1733 pp.112-3)

1816 Feb 20

Escape of prisoners from "Kangaroo" (Reel 6045; 4/1734 pp.38-9)

1816 Mar 2

General Order re settlers harbouring and employing runaways (Reel 6038; SZ759 pp.184-5)

1816 Mar 25, Nov 9

Secreting of convicts on ships and steps to prevent same (Reel 6018; 4/3521 pp.62-3, 111-12)

1816 Apr 9

Prisoner, John Ferary, escaped from "Guildford" (Reel 6045; 4/1735 p.14)

1816 Apr 15

Re alleged conspiracy on board "Morley" (Reel 6045; 4/1735 pp.16-7)

1816 Sep 28

"Trial" seized by convicts in order to escape (Reel 6045; 4/1735 pp.131-9)

1817 Dec 4

Search for prisoners supposed to be concealed on "Lord Eldon" (Reel 6047; 4/1739 p.279)

1818 Apr 25

General Order re return of convicts absconding from Colony (Reel 6038; SZ759 pp.462-4)

1818 Jun 8

Return of runaways from India (Reel 6018; 4/3521 p.182)

1819 Aug 24

Three men found on board of ship and landed at Camp Cove (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.275-6)

1819 Oct 19

Two men found on board "Canada" and handed over to constable (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.286-7)

1820 May 13

Attempted escape per "General Gates" (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.26-8)

1820 Jun 3

Order to deliver over crew of the "General Gates" (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.57-8)

1820 Aug 21

Re setting date of trial of Riggs, Master "General Gates" (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.206)

1820 Aug 21

Re legality of removing the rudder of the "General Gates" (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.206-7)

1820 Oct 4,27

Re escape of convicts Chamberlain, Kelly and Kinsela with Private Greenway from Newcastle (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.303, 391)

1820 Oct 14

Five runaway pirates who had escaped from settlement at the Derwent were landed from "St Michael" (Reel 6050; 4/1747 p.236)

1821-22

Employed carrying cedar (Reel 6055; 4/1760 pp.208j, 208m, 208o, 208p)

1821 Oct 6

Capture of Patshaw and Smith, runaways from Newcastle (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.71-6)

1821 Oct 29

Six convict who had escaped, brought back by Mary Mary, native chief (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.115-6)

1821 Dec 6

Efforts made to capture escaped convicts (Reel 6052; 4/1751 pp.84-90)

1822 Feb 6

List of 20 convict runaways from Newcastle removed to Port Macquarie on the "Newcastle" (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.494)

1822 Feb 11

At Broken Bay (Reel 6053; 4/1756 pp.81-81a)

1822 Feb 27

List of 20 convict runaways removed to Port Macquarie on the "Newcastle" (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.232)

1822 Mar 20

Re John Brady's escape and recapture (Reel 6055; 4/1760 p.205)

1822 Mar 25

Engaged in cedar cutting (Reel 6017; 4/5783 pp.8, 20)

1822 Aug 9

Re penalties for harbouring and employing (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.160)

1822 Aug 14

Re harbouring and apprehension of (Reel 6009; 4/3506 pp.175, 178)

1822 Nov 27

List of 18 convict runaways from Port Macquarie embarked on the "Elizabeth Henrietta" for Hobart (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.479)

1823

List of runaways who have been apprehended or accounted for but who continue to be advertised as runaways (Reel 6059; 4/1773 p.161a)

1823 Feb 8

Re fining of person for harbouring runaways from Mr Crawford's clearing party (Reel 6058; 4/1770 p.83)

1823 Oct 27

Re forwarding of to Port Macquarie (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.479)

1824 Mar 23

Re punishments (Reel 6061; 4/1778 pp.246-247c)

1824 Jun 21

Copy of letter received re escape of two men (Reel 6017; 4/5782 p.42)

1824 Dec 15

List of 12 runaways from Port Macquarie forwarded to Newcastle on the cutter "Mars" (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.97)

1824 Dec 21; 1825 Jan 11

Lists of runaways from Port Macquarie forwarded to Newcastle on the "Sally" (Reel 6014; 4/3513 pp.130, 229)

1825 Jan 5

Re the publication of lists of runaways in the Sydney Gazette (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.274)

1825 May 26

William Russell thought to have left the Colony (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.367)

1825 Nov 14,19

Lists of runaways (Reel 6015, 4/3515 p.615; Reel 6063, 4/1784 p.307a)

1825 Nov 23

Repeal of public notice relating to apprehension of convicts (Reel 6039; 4/424 pp.460-1)

CONVICTS, Savings

1824 Dec 27

Re convicts arriving with money (Reel 6014; 4/3513 pp.164-5)

1825 May 12

Frederick Hely wishing to promote the Savings Bank of New South Wales amongst convicts (Reel 6063; 4/1784 pp.290-290c)

1825 Jul 18

Re the interest on convict savings (Reel 6063; 4/1784 pp.293-294a)

1825 Jul 19

Return of convicts who have lodged money in the Savings Bank of New South Wales (Reel 6063; 4/1784 pp.295-295c)

CONVICTS, Sentences see also CONVICTS, Mitigation of Sentences

CONVICTS, Sentences

1822

Scottish sentences not properly defined; petition of David Tennant (Fiche 3228; 4/1868 p.14)

CONVICTS, Ships see also under name of ship

CONVICTS, Ships

1805-08

Victualling and other arrangements; contains lists of stores for convict ships (Fiche 3279; 4/1795 pp.1-54)

1810-25

Statements of stores shipped on convict vessels (Reel 6023; 4/1095.2)

1813 Jun 30

Re respective powers of commanders of convict transports and of commanders of military guards (Reel 6043; 4/1728 pp.84-7)

1813 Jun 30

Surgeons on transports were allowed remuneration of one guinea per head (Reel 6043; 4/1728 p.82)

1814 Feb 7

Unusual amount of mortality and sickness on "General Hewitt" during voyage (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.381-4, 386-9)

1814 Oct 1

Copy of letter from Macquarie concerning deaths and conditions on board the "Surrey" (Reel 6044; 4/1731 pp.35-7)

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