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Cox, William (Senior) (1810-Nov 1817)


1810 Mar 8

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

1810 Aug 1

Signature to joint recommendation of W J Speed's request for written document of emancipation (Reel 6042; 4/1725 p.66)

1810 Oct 27, Dec 5

Appointed Magistrate of Hawkesbury (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.122, 128)

1810 Oct 29

Re death of Andrew Thompson and appointment of Cox as Magistrate (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.33)

1810 Dec 16,24

Re distribution of convicts per "Indian" (Reel 6002; 4/3490D pp.41, 50-1)

1810 Dec 18-20

Re returns he was sending in covering claims of Hawkesbury District settlers for assigned servants (Reel 6042; 4/1725 pp.234, 236-7)

1810 Dec 26

Circular to Cox re unlicensed sale of beer and cider for detection of private stills (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.63)

1811 Jan 2

Re address to Macquarie of Hawkesbury settlers (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.66)

1811 Jan 8

Re transmission of table of fees demanded by Magistrates (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.81)

1811 Jan 21

Re payment of rewards to informers on stills and re suspected misrepresentation of John Lyons (Reel 6002; 4/3490D pp.84-5)

1811 Jan 26, Feb 2

Letter transmitting copies of orders for muster (Reel 6002; 4/3490D pp.90, 96)

1811 Jan 31

Letter transmitting proclamation forbidding distillation of spirits and re publican's licences (Reel 6002; 4/3490D pp.95)

1811 Feb 5

Circular re applications for assignment of convicts (Reel 6002; 4/3490D pp.98-9)

1811 Feb 12-14

Purchased goods at an auction by John Howe at Windsor; sold for executors to the estate of the late Andrew Thompson (Reel 6040; ML C197 pp.4,6,9)

1811 Feb 14

Circular re prosecutions for illicit distillation only at Sydney (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.107)

1811 Feb 25

Purchased goods at an auction by John Howe at Windsor; sold for Messrs Campbell & Company (Reel 6040; ML C197 p.21)

1811 Mar 2

Report of goods bought and sold at auction (Reel 6040; ML C197 pp.23, 24, 28)

1811 Mar 5

Circular conveying Government Orders re muster, grain in stores and grants of land at Airds (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.137)

1811 Mar 7

Commenting on requests sent in from 170 settlers at the Hawkesbury re servants (Reel 6043; 4/1726 pp.101-2)

1811 Apr 11

Circular transmitting copies of proclamations to be posted up (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.156)

1811 Apr 26

Circular transmitting copies of public notice re grants made by previous Government (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.169)

1811 May 15-Jul 31

Circular transmitting Government & General Orders (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.6-7, 22, 47)

1811 May 25

Purchased goods at an auction by John Howe at Windsor; sold for William Gaudry (Reel 6040; ML C197 p.26)

1811 Jul 8

Circular re distribution and assignment of prisoners per "Providence" by lottery (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.35-6)

1811 Aug 24

Circular re distribution & assignment of female convicts shortly to arrive (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.54)

1811 Sep 7

Re distribution of convicts amongst settlers in Hawkesbury River district (Reel 6043; 4/1726 pp.251, 278)

1811 Sep 30, Oct 4

Circular and letter re distribution of convicts per "Admiral Gambier" (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.84, 89)

1811 Oct 16

Re female convicts per "Friends" (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.100)

1811 Oct 26

Paid from Police Fund for fencing Windsor burial ground (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.251)

1811 Nov 28

Re distribution of gunpowder at Hawkesbury by Gilberthorpe (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.129-30)

1812 Jan 27

Re distribution of convicts per "Guildford" (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.158)

1812 Mar 4

Circular transmitting copies of General Orders (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.190)

1812 Apr 9

Circular requesting return of settlers cultivating wheat (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.220)

1812 May 4

Reporting death and burial at Windsor of Francis Marden, asking for instructions re his effects (Reel 6043; 4/1727 p.377). Reply, 6 May (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.240-1)

1812 May 6

Re effects of late John Martin and settlement of creditors (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.240-1)

1812 May 29, Jun 20

Circulars re proclamation licensing butchers and inspectors of slaughtering houses (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.257, 273-4)

1812 Jun 25

Suggesting approval of John Howe and James King for appointment as Inspectors of slaughter houses (Reel 6043; 4/1727 p.388)

1812 Aug 14

Circular re muster and distribution of cattle (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.311)

1812 Sep 17

Circular re public notices re issue and branding of stock (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.333)

1812 Nov 7

Receipted account for repairs to court house at Windsor (Reel 6043; 4/1727 p.416)

1812 Dec 26; 1813 Jan 21, Feb 5

Circulars re Government Orders re conduct of clerks in Government Stores & payment of debts, & receipt of memorials, spirit licences (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.370, 375, 385)

1813 Jan 30

Paid from Police Fund for new verandah and repairs at Windsor Court House (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.348)

1813 Feb 19

Letter re distribution of prisoners per "Archduke Charles" (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.395-6)

1813 Apr 1,3

Circular transmitting General Orders and proclamation (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.409, 412)

1813 Apr 24-1814 Aug 6

Paid from Police Fund for building a glebe house at Castlereagh (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.365, 426, 514)

1813 Apr 28

Circulars transmitting General Orders re market day, sabbath observance and carts (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.446, 467-8)

1813 Jun 18

Re distribution of convicts and stockmen (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.481-3)

1813 Jun 23

Circular re erection of Court House at Sydney by voluntary subscription (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.487)

1813 Jul 31

Circular re instructions for survey of wheat in possession of settlers (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.526-7)

1813 Aug 5,23, Sep 25

Circular transmitting copies of proclamation and general orders (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.532, 536, 549)

1813 Sep 30

Circular transmitting list of pardons not collected (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.550-2)

1813 Oct 14

Circular re distribution of convicts per "Earl Spencer" (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.558-9)

1813 Oct 28

Circular re convicts claiming indulgences under false names (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.578-9)

1813 Dec 7

Circular requiring Magistrates to observe regulations relating to testimonials of convicts applying for indulgences (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.624-6)

1813 Dec 18

Re capture of two runaways (Reel 6043; 4/1728 p.402)

1814

Re persons who were unable to attend muster, and two ticket of leave men wrongly included as free men (Reel 6044; 4/1730 p.438)

1814 Jan 15

Re estimated cost of construction of two bridges and road (Reel 6044; 4/1730 pp.362-3)

1814 Jan 25

Circular requesting survey of grain and crops of settlers (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.20)

1814 Feb 11

Re distribution of convicts per "General Hewitt" (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.39-40)

1814 Feb 16

Attended a general meeting of magistrates to consider the present deficiency of grain; resolutions passed by the meeting (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.467-70)

1814 Mar 3

Re two coroner's inquests recently held at Windsor (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.45-8)

1814 May 11

Circular re lists of convicts for distribution from "Three Bees" (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.164)

1814 Jun 11

Circular re applications for mitigations of sentence (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.189)

1814 Jun 22

Circular transmitting General Orders re disturbances of Aborigines (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.198)

1814 Jul 7

Presenting itemised account for buildings at the glebe, Castlereagh (Reel 6044; 4/1730 pp.168-71)

1814 Jul 12

Of Clarendon Park. In charge of constructing a road from Emu Plains across the Blue Mountains (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.507-8)

1814 Jul 14

Re construction of road from Emu Plains to Bathurst (Reel 6044; 4/1730 pp.199-206)

1814 Aug 16

Attended general meeting of the magistrates of New South Wales held to consider the deficiency of grain at which resolutions to alleviate the situation were made (Reel 6044; 4/1730 pp.251-3)

1814 Aug 18

Re convicts per "Surrey" for distribution at Windsor (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.253)

1814 Sep 14

Circular transmitting Government & General Orders re the future conduct & muster of male convicts (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.298-9)

1814 Sep 20

Circular re establishment of Gaol Gangs at Parramatta, Liverpool & Windsor pursuant to the Government and General Orders of 10 Sep 1814 (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.307)

1814 Oct 25

Transmitted list of convicts per "Somersetshire" for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.343)

1814 Oct 25

Convict wheelwright disembarked from the "Somersetshire" assigned to at Windsor (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.346)

1814 Nov 3

Re stores for Cox's party building road over Blue Mountains (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.352-3)

1815 Jan 28

Paid from the Police Fund for erecting chaplain's house and offices at Castlereagh (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.31)

1815 Feb 2

Re distribution of convicts per "Marquis of Wellington" (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.434-7)

1815 Apr 22

Paid from the Police Fund for repairs & articles furnished to Windsor Gaol (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.93)

1815 Apr 22

Paid from the Police Fund the Government subscription toward erecting a schoolhouse at Castlereagh (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.92)

1815 Apr 29

Circular re convicts per "Indefatigable" for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.65-6)

1815 Jun 10

Re construction of road over Blue Mountains, 1814-15 (Reel 6038; SZ759 pp.102, 105-6, 112-13)

1815 Jun 10

Richard Lewis appointed Superintendent of new country under orders from Cox (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.114)

1815 Jul 22, Aug 4

Re supplies for party working on road from Parramatta to Nepean under Cox (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.132, 135)

1815 Aug 5

Paid from the Police Fund for disbursements made by him in constructing road over Blue Mountains to the new discovered country (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.120)

1815 Aug 15

Circular re convicts per "Canada" and "Francis and Eliza" for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.140-1)

1815 Aug 15

Convict disembarked from "Canada" assigned to at Windsor (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.141)

1815 Aug 16

To Cartwright and Mileham re acting as Magistrate at Windsor in absence of Cox (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.142)

1815 Aug 27

Enclosing returns of distribution of convicts sent to the Hawkesbury (Reel 6045; 4/1733 pp.172-3)

1815 Sep 15

Circular re convicts per "Baring" for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.175-7)

1815 Sep 25

Re distribution of convicts from "Baring" (Reel 6045; 4/1733 p.174)

1815 Sep 27

Re provisions for Cox's party working on new road (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.207-8)

1815 Oct 21-1818 Oct 24

On return of horned cattle issued from the Government Herds between 8 May 1814 & 9 Jan 1819 (Reel 6048; 4/1742 pp.44, 45, 46)

1815 Nov 4

Paid from the Police Fund for erecting depot for provisions and other buildings on the new western river near Emu Ford (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.152)

1815 Dec 23

Re preparation of provisions to be sent to new country, west of Blue Mountains (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.293)

1816 Jan 9,29

Re provisions for party under Cox to work on road between Richmond and Parramatta (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.312, 331)

1816 Jan 20

Account of expenses incurred and persons employed in making the Western Road (Reel 6045; 4/1733 p.178)

1816 Jan 20

Account for expenses incurred for gaol gang and other charges (Reel 6045; 4/1733 p.179)

1816 Feb 3

Given leave to take Daniel Brown with him to Bathurst (Reel 6065; 4/1798 p.9)

1816 Feb 3

Re provisions to be taken to Bathurst (Reel 6065; 4/1798 p.11)

1816 Feb 5

Convicts disembarked from the "Ocean" assigned to at Windsor (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.338)

1816 Feb 5

Circular re convicts for distribution per "Ocean" (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.336-8)

1816 Feb 5

Re tools and implements required for public works at Bathurst under Cox (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.339-40)

1816 Feb 8

Circular re publican's licences, charitable collections (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.348-9)

1816 Feb 10

Paid from the Police Fund for disbursements made by him in constructing the new Western Road between Parramatta and Emu Ford (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.177)

1816 Feb 16

Circular re list of convicts sent to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.374)

1816 Feb 24

List of persons to whom convicts were distributed in Windsor (Reel 6046; 4/1736 pp.58-9)

1816 Feb 24

Received R Francis as Government servant (Reel 6046; 4/1736 pp.58-9)

1816 Mar 1, Jun 14

Re preparation of three months stores for Bathurst to be ready for Cox (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.384, 511)

1816 Apr 15

Circular re distribution of convicts per "Guildford" (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.463-5)

1816 May 9

Circular transmitting proclamation re Aboriginal hostility (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.483)

1816 May 11

Paid from the Police Fund for erecting Government buildings at Springwood (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.196)

1816 Jun 29

To receive copies of Government Order re issue of Government cattle (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.13)

1816 Jul 1

Request to Messrs Cox, Mileham and Fitzgerald for survey of wharf on Hawkesbury River, Windsor (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.16)

1816 Jul 4

Reporting destruction of new wharf at Windsor by flood (Reel 6045; 4/1735 p.83)

1816 Jul 5

Circular re proceedings and documents from Magistrates' meeting (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.26)

1816 Jul 18

Circular re removal of insecure habitations from Hawkesbury and Nepean Rivers (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.47)

1816 Jul 26

Circular re Aboriginal activities (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.55)

1816 Jul 29

Circular re convicts landed from the "Atlas" (Reel 6005; 4/3495 pp.60-1)

1816 Aug 1

Re convicts from "Atlas" to be sent to Windsor district (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.76)

1816 Aug 2

Re men employed by him for construction of new road to Parramatta (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.77)

1816 Aug 9

Of Clarendon. Contracted to supply bricks for building of church at Windsor (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.96)

1816 Aug 10

Paid from the Police Fund for making bricks for new church at Windsor (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.237)

1816 Sep 4

Requesting rations for men employed on construction of new Government road to Parramatta (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.116)

1816 Sep 5

Re supply of rations requested (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.117)

1816 Sep 13

Re Annual General Muster (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.123)

1816 Sep 17

Signed certification of recommendation (Reel 6046; 4/1736 p.116)

1816 Sep 20

Certification that twelve named persons of Windsor were free settlers (Reel 6046; 4/1736 p.117)

1816 Sep 28

Re the establishment of a distillery in New South Wales (Reel 6005; 4/3495 pp.151-5)

1816 Oct 11

Sent list of convicts landed from "Elizabeth" (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.181)

1816 Oct 14

Certified care of blind man, Paul Bailey (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.189)

1816 Oct 18

Re convicts to be distributed from "Mariner" (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.203)

1816 Oct 19

Certified to need of protection against natives in Hawkesbury district (Reel 6046; 4/1736 pp.140-2)

1816 Oct 22

To collect order of steel mills and wheat sieves (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.216)

1816 Nov 1

To receive provisions at Parramatta (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.243)

1816 Nov 2

Circular re publicising of proclamation concerning treatment of Aborigines (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.245)

1816 Nov 25

Attendance requested at meeting to discuss an average wage rate (Reel 6005, 4/3495 p.307; Reel 6045, 4/1735 pp.222-4)

1816 Nov 26

Sent copies of Proclamation re Colonial Currency Notes (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.313)

1816 Dec 11

To receive copy of Government & General Order prohibiting Jeffrey Hart Bent from performing duties as Judge or Magistrate (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.354)

1816 Dec 17

Re cost of stock yards by at Bathurst (Reel 6046; 4/1736 pp.200-1)

1816 Dec 19

To receive provisions and stationery (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.401)

1816 Dec 26

Convicts disembarked from "Surrey" assigned to at Windsor (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.410)

1816 Dec 26

Sent list of convicts for distribution (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.409)

1817 Feb 8

Paid from the Police Fund for sundry articles, expenses & rewards supplied by him on account of Government for the working parties employed in constructing the public roads in the new discovered country; & for guides & provisions furnished by settlers & others for the military detachments sent in pursuit of hostile native tribes (Reel 6038; SZ759 pp.311-2)

1817 Mar 21

Convicts disembarked from "Sir William Bensley" assigned to at Windsor (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.78)

1817 Mar 24

Sent by Governor Macquarie to explore Lachlan River (Reel 6068; 4/1814 p.19)

1817 Mar 25

Requesting stores etc from Commissariat for use at Bathurst (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.91)

1817 Apr 24

Attended to despatch of horses and provisions for J Oxley's expedition to Lachlan River (Reel 6068; 4/1814 p.36)

1817 Apr 30

Paid from the Police Fund for stockyards erected by him for use of Government at Bathurst (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.346)

1817 May 27

Re prohibition of applications for land or cattle until Jun 1818 (Reel 6005; 4/3496 pp.157-8)

1817 Jun 2-24

Re expenses of John Oxley's expedition (Reel 6046; 4/1737 pp.325-30)

1817 Jun 14

Of Clarendon. To convey supplies to Lachlan River depot for John Oxley's expedition (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.187)

1817 Jun 16

Re flood relief for Windsor district (Reel 6046; 4/1737 pp.321-3). Reply, 21 Jun (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.203)

1817 Jun 21

Of Windsor. Appealing for subscriptions for relief of victims of floods (Reel 6038; SZ759 pp.359-61)

1817 Aug 16

Paid from the Police Fund for disbursements in fitting out and equipping Oxley's expedition of discovery westward of the Blue Mountains (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.372)

1817 Sep 27

Circular transmitting Government & General Orders of 16 Sep re General Muster (Reel 6005; 4/3497 p.74)

1817 Oct 25-1818 Oct 24

Stock issued to Cox from the Government Herd in payment for carriage of provisions to Bathurst (Reel 6031; 4/7028A pp.49, 83, 145)

1817 Oct 29

Re stores for proposed exploration of Cox down Macquarie River (Reel 6005; 4/3497 pp.112-13)

1817 Nov 20

Circular re observance of the Sabbath and punishment by solitary confinement on bread and water (Reel 6005; 4/3497 pp.157-60)

1817 Nov 24

In reply to circular re mustering of convicts (Reel 6047; 4/1739 pp.15-21)

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