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GEILS, Andrew (Lieutenant Colonel). Commandant at Hobart

Arrived 1811 in charge of the guard per "Providence"; was appointed Commandant at Hobart in 1812, but was refused further promotion because of excessive misuse of Government men and supplies; in 1814 Geils accompanied his regiment, the 73rd, to Ceylon and never returned to the Colony.

1812-13

Accounts of tools and nails; sawn timber; and nails, lathes, shingles &c issued to from H.M. Stores, Hobart (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.330-4)

1812-13

Accounts with H.M. Stores, Hobart (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.231-7)

1812-13

Vouchers for issues to, from stores (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.266-329)

1812 Jan 31, Feb 8

Appointed Commandant of Hobart; to embark on "Ruby" (Reel 6039, 4/426 p.66; Reel 6003, 4/3492 p.95)

1812 Feb 8

Re pardons for convicts at the Derwent (Reel 6003; 4/3492 pp.76-8)

1812 Feb 8-1813 Oct 26

Correspondence with Macquarie concerning his administration, including his instructions of 8 Feb 1812 & 30 Jan 1813; allegations against him; & ending with a request for him to be sent to Sydney on the "Lady Nelson". A list of these papers is filmed at the beginning of the reel (Reel 6071; 4/6576 p.157 - 4/6577 p.56)

1812 Feb 15,20

Re land grant to Thomas Kent; establishment of mercantile house in Hobart (Reel 6003; 4/3492 pp.105-8)

1812 Feb 18

To be saluted with nine guns from Dawes Battery when "Ruby" sets sail for the Derwent (Reel 6043; 4/1727 p.335)

1812 Mar 27

Officers of detachment of 73rd Regiment requesting issue of regulation supply of spirits (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.202-3)

1812 Mar 31-Aug 12

Re assignment of land in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3261; 4/433 pp.26-9)

1812 May

Re administration of Hobart Settlement (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.196-200)

1812 Jun

Account of fruit trees received by (Reel 6044; 4/1729 p.336)

1812 Jun 1

Re pardons for convicts (Reel 6003; 4/3492 pp.133-4)

1812 Dec 5

Re harvest and wheat prices; arrival of Lieutenant Governor Davey (Reel 6003; 4/3492 pp.183-4)

1813 Feb

On account of cattle stated in the Muster Masters' returns as not belonging to Government (Reel 6031; 4/7028A p.30)

1813 Feb 4

Letter enclosing pardons (Reel 6003; 4/3492 pp.203-6)

1813 May 21

List of persons victualled in his employ (Reel 6044; 4/1729 p.260)

1813 Jul 24

On list of persons indebted for stock issued from the Government Herds between 1 Apr 1810 & 24 Jul 1813 (Reel 6043; 4/1728 p.156)

1813 Sep 21-1814 Jan 8

Protesting against Lieutenant Governor's action in ordering his arrest after indebtedness & recalling his military guard to Hobart (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.204-9, 217, 221, 223-30)

1813 Sep 22, Nov 9

Lieutenant Governor Davey refusing to giving official answers to him; requesting him to return to his post at Port Dalrymple (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.210, 212)

1813 Nov 9

Counter-charges made by Deputy Commissary Fosbrook against (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.214-5)

1813 Nov 9

Accusation made against by L Fosbrook re misappropriation of Government property whilst Commandant at Hobart (Reel 6044; 4/1729 p.240)

1813 Nov 27

Lieutenant Governor Davey stating that recall of seven soldiers of 73rd Regiment employed by Geils was in accordance with an order from Governor Macquarie (Reel 6044; 4/1729 p.219)

1814 Jan 8

Lieutenant Governor Davey granting requests made by him (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.252-4)

1814 Jan 10

Lieutenant Governor Davey re Geils' passage to Sydney to attend inquiry into charges against Deputy Commissary Fosbrook (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.255-9)

1814 Jan 28

Re his arrival with his wife, Mary, and daughter, Hannah, per "Active" (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.65-8)

1814 Feb 5

Governor Macquarie explaining restriction against importation of spirits into Colony by private individuals during period of the General Hospital Contract (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.69-71)

1814 Feb 18

Governor Macquarie referring to reduction in salary of Commandant at Hobart Town (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.77-80)

1814 Feb 24

Charges made by Deputy Commissary Fosbrook against administration of (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.189-94)

1814 Mar

Governor Macquarie's memorandum summarising stores received, and convicts employed by Major Geils whilst Commandant at the Derwent (Reel 6044; 4/1729 p.357)

1814 Mar 7

Stating his objections to proposal that charges made against him by Deputy Commissary Fosbrook should be submitted to a military tribunal (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.81-6)

1814 Mar 8

Governor Macquarie ordering him to appear before a Court of Inquiry (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.95-6)

1814 Mar 9

Was allowed to take a copy of the proceedings (Reel 6044; 4/1729 p.101)

1814 Mar 9

Proceedings of Court of Inquiry into charges brought by Deputy Commissary Fosbrook against (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.104-59)

1814 Mar 10

Charges against not established (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.337-8)

1814 Mar 21

Re charges brought against him by Deputy Commissary Fosbrook (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.161-94). Reply, 22 Mar (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.101)

1814 Mar 21

Sends documentary evidence to prove falsehood of claims made against him (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.343-52)

1814 Mar 21

Re failure to purchase farms of William Collins and David Wakefield (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.95)

1814 Mar 24

Governor Macquarie expressing his official censure of various specified instances of mal-administration & inefficiency during Geils' occupancy of position of Commandant at the Derwent (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.353-6)

1814 Apr 6

Governor Macquarie returning Geils' present of a spy-glass case (Reel 6044; 4/1729 p.369)

1816 Mar 13

Order allowing detachment of Royal Marines at the Derwent to become settlers suspended by Major Geils owing to a disturbance (Reel 6045; 4/1734 pp.108-11)

1821 May 25

Indebted to the Government at Hobart (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.64a)

1822 Apr 15, May

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

1823

On list of persons owing quit rents in Van Diemen's Land; for land in the Districts of Forbes and Sussex (Fiche 3270; X19 pp.10, 13, 16, 20)

GEILS, Hannah. Daughter of Lieutenant Colonel Geils

1814 Jan 28

Accompanied Lieutenant Colonel and Mrs Geils on visit to Sydney (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.65-8)

GEILS, Mary. Wife of Lieutenant Colonel Geils

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.34)

1813 Dec 1

Objecting to letter sent to her husband recalling five prisoners (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.250-1)

1814 Jan 28

Accompanied her husband Andrew on a visit to Sydney (Reel 6044; 4/1729 p.65)

1814 Apr 1,4

Asking for additional land grant (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.361-3, 367-8)

1814 Apr 1,5

Governor Macquarie replying re land grant (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.365-6)

1823

On list of persons owing quit rents in Van Diemen's Land; for land in the District of Sussex (Fiche 3270; X19 p.10)

GEISS, Anthony

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.36)

GELLIBRAND, Isabella. Wife of Joseph Tice Gellibrand, Attorney General, Van Diemen's Land

1824 Apr 7

Arrived at Hobart per "Hibernia" (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.401)

1824 Jun 2

On list of passengers on "Hibernia" (Reel 6059; 4/1774 p.69)

GELLIBRAND, Joseph Tice. Came free per "Hibernia", 1824; Attorney General, Van Diemen's Land

1824 Apr 7

Arrived with wife and family at Hobart per "Hibernia" (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.401)

1824 Apr 20

Copy of Letters Patent re his appointment as Attorney General of Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6017; 4/5782 pp.22-23)

1824 Apr 21

Re appointment as Attorney General (Reel 6019; 4/3522 p.38)

GELLIBRAND, William

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.37)

1825 Jan 23, Apr 12

Copies of Letters Patent re his appointment as Justice of the Peace (Reel 6017; 4/5782 pp.201-6, 293-8)

GELLIGHER, James (Per "Almorah", 1820) see GILLIGAN, James

 

"GENERAL BROWN"

1814 Dec 16

Re sale of wheat, rice and rum from India per "General Brown" and the chartering of to carry troops to Ceylon (Reel 6018; 4/3521 pp.40-3)

"GENERAL BROWN", Master of see KILPATRICK, John

"GENERAL BROWN", Owner of see KILPATRICK, John

"GENERAL GATES" see also BURNHAM, David; RIGGS, Abimelech; SIMMONS, W C

"GENERAL GATES". American ship

1820 Apr 13

Information re convicts taken away in "General Gates" (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.242-3)

1820 May 13

Re matter of the carrying off by Captain Riggs of prisoners from New South Wales contrary to port regulations (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.26-7)

1820 Jun 15-Aug 5

John Winch tried by Court of Criminal Jurisdiction for stealing from "General Gates" (Reel 6023; X820 p.15)

1820 Aug 24-Dec 19

Re seizure of "General Gates" (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.264-304)

1821 Jan 6

Request for copies of documents of release of (Reel 6051; 4/1748 pp.55-7)

1821 Jan 19

Request by W C Simmons, mate of "Dromedary", that he be allowed extra expenses for the seizure and bringing to Sydney of the "General Gates" (Reel 6051; 4/1748 pp.61-4)

1823 Jan 27

Letter from the crew members of the American ship "General Gates" who were taken off the coast of New Zealand by John Grono, master of the "Elizabeth", as suspected runaways & brought to Sydney; relating the case and praying redress to allow them to live supported & clothed until claimed by Captain Riggs (Reel 6058; 4/1770 pp.59a-d)

1823 Mar 10

Re situation of crew members under arrest in Sydney on suspicion of being convicts (Reel 6058; 4/1770 pp.154-5)

"GENERAL HEWITT". Convict transport

1814 Feb 7

Re arrival at Sydney (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.381-4, 386-9)

1814 Mar 25

At Port Jackson; suggestion for her early despatch to Ceylon via the Derwent (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.358-9)

"GENERAL HEWITT", Master of see EARL, Percy

"GENERAL HEWITT", Surgeon on see HUGHES

GENERAL HOSPITALS see PORT MACQUARIE, Hospital; SYDNEY, Hospital

"GENERAL STUART". Convict transport

1818 Dec 31

Complaint against conduct of Captain Robert Granger of "General Stuart" during voyage from England (Reel 6047; 4/1741 pp.194-208)

1819

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

1819 Jan 13

List of male convicts disembarked from the "General Stuart" and the "Tyne" & forwarded to Parramatta, Windsor, Liverpool and Bringelly for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3499 pp.259-61)

1819 Mar 18

Charges against Captain Granger of "General Stuart" investigated by Bench of Magistrates (Reel 6048; 4/1743 p.229)

1819 Apr

Bound for Batavia. Re attested copy of muster roll of (Reel 6018; 4/3521 p.213)

"GENERAL STUART", Master of see GRANGER, Robert

"GENERAL STUART", Surgeon Superintendent of see SMITH, Andrew

"GENERAL WELLESLEY", Master of see DALRYMPLE

GENT, Thomas (Per "Grenada", 1821) see GHENT, Thomas

GENTRY, Timothy. Per "Prince of Orange", 1821

1821 Sep 8

Employed at the New Lumber Yard. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.94)

1824 Oct 8

Blacksmith. Assigned convict tradesman whose master was a defaulter in payment for (Fiche 3293; 5/3821.1 p.5)

GEOGAN, John (Per "Hadlow", 1820) see GAHAGAN, John

 

GEOGHEGAN, Patrick. Per "Canada", 1815

1819 Oct 22

On list of prisoners sent to Newcastle per "Princess Charlotte" (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.319)

1822 Nov 22

On list of prisoners assigned; listed as Gaghegan (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.44)

1823 Oct 1

Servant to James Jordan of Appin (Fiche 3061; 4/1834A No.60 p.367)

1823 Oct 21

Permitted to pass through Cow Pastures (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.470)

1823 Oct 29

Re assignment at Appin (Reel 6058; 4/1769 p.114a)

"GEOGRAPHE" see "LE GEOGRAPHE"

"GEORDY"

1811 Feb 20

Bond to the Naval Officer (Fiche 3283; X702 pp.27-30)

"GEORDY", Joint Owner see GAUDRY, William; KABLE, Henry (Junior)

 

"GEORGE"

1802 Dec 21

Party from the "Cumberland" procured biscuit from the "George" at King Island (Fiche 3272; SZ994 p.11)

1803 Jan 4

Crew going on shore for blubber at King Island (Fiche 3272; SZ994 p.21)

GEORGE III, King of Great Britain and Ireland

1820 Jul

Order for the procession from Government House, Sydney, to the Church of St Philip as approved by the Governor. Re death of George III & accession of George IV (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.407-10)

GEORGE IV, King of Great Britain and Ireland

1818 May 9-12

Request for meeting to consider address of condolence to Prince Regent on death of Princess Charlotte; appointment of committee; two addresses (Reel 6047; 4/1740 pp.183-200)

1820 Jul

Order for the procession from Government House, Sydney, to the Church of St Philip as approved by the Governor. Re death of George III & accession of George IV (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.407-10)

1820 Aug 10

Printed copy of Governor Macquarie's Proclamation on accession of King George IV, counter-signed by officers of Government & principal inhabitants of Parramatta & vicinity (Reel 6049; 4/1745 pp.128-9)

1820 Aug 15

Printed copy of Governor Macquarie's Proclamation on accession of King George IV, counter-signed by officers of Government & principal inhabitants of Liverpool & vicinity; signed on 7 Aug (Reel 6049; 4/1745 pp.166-7)

GEORGE TOWN see also VAN DIEMEN'S LAND

GEORGE TOWN, Van Diemen's Land

1816 c.Jan

Schedule of public buildings to be erected at Government expense at George Town, York Cove, prior to the principal settlement being moved there from Launceston (Reel 6071; 4/6577 pp.351-2)

1817 Mar 21-22

Materials for the buildings being erected at shipped per "Elizabeth Henrietta" (Reel 6047; 4/1739 pp.175-80)

1821 Jun 29

Memorandum of public buildings recommended by Governor Macquarie to be erected as soon as practicable (Reel 6072; 4/6579 p.344)

GEORGE TOWN, Van Diemen's Land, Government Boat Builder at see HUBBARD, George

GEORGE TOWN, Van Diemen's Land, Naval Officer and Inspector of Public Works at see KENWORTHY, William; VANDERMEULEN, Charles J (Lieutenant)

GEORGE. Native of the Sandwich Islands

1822 Jan 14

On List of part of the crew of the "Phatisalam" provided for by Captain Dillon from their arrival at Port Dalrymple until sent to India or otherwise disposed of (Reel 6051; 4/1749 p.131)

GEORGE, Andrew. Per "Indefatigable", 1815

1815 Apr 29

On list of prisoners disembarked from the "Indefatigable" and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.66)

GEORGE, Humphrey. Per "Grenada", 1821

1821 Sep 20

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Grenada" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.380)

GEORGE, John

1821 Sep 8

On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.99)

GEORGE, John

1822

Signatory to petition from the inhabitants of Wilberforce re use of the Common; listed as Gerogre (Fiche 3056; 4/1832 No.431B)

GEORGE, John. Per "Baring", 1815; two convicts of this name by this ship

1815 Sep 15

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

1815 Sep 15

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Baring" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.177)

1818 Sep 26

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

1824 Apr; 1825 Aug

On monthly returns of prisoners punished at Newcastle (Reel 6023; 4/1718 pp.181, 211)

1825 Feb 14

Re apprehension of (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.427)

1825 Mar 26

Re victualling at Carters Barrack (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.646)

GEORGE, John. Per "General Stuart", 1818

1819 Jan 13

On list of convicts disembarked from the "General Stuart" and forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.260)

GEORGE, John. Per "Hebe", 1821

1823 Aug 25

Applying to be employed in the Government Printing shop (Reel 6059; 4/1772 p.92). Reply, 15 Sep (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.237)

GEORGE, Julia. Per "Janus", 1820

1820 May 16

On list of convicts transhipped from the "Janus" to the "Princess Charlotte" and forwarded to Hobart (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.37)

GEORGE, Peter. Came free per "Derwent"

1822 Sep 23-Oct 21

To be transported to Newcastle for 12 months. In reports of prisoners tried at Court of Criminal Jurisdiction (Reel 6023; X820 p.65)

1822 Oct 11

On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per "Snapper" (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.13, 374-5)

GEORGE, Robert. Mariner

1814

Assisted in recapture of "Seringapatum" petitioning for salvage (Reel 6040; 9/2735 pp.26-7)

1814 Aug 2

One of re-captors of "Seringapatam" (Reel 6044; 4/1730 p.187)

GEORGE, Robert. Per "Admiral Gambier", 1811

1817 Dec

Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3177; 4/1851 pp.130-1)

GEORGE, Robert. Per "Malabar", 1819

1819 Nov 5

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Malabar" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.13)

1824 Nov 26

On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.48)

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