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Harris, A to Harris, John (Surgeon) (1818)


HARRIS, Alexander

1821 Sep 8

Stonemason. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.72)

HARRIS, Alexander. Of Kent Street

1824 Oct 1

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.108)

HARRIS, Ann

1821 May 24

Store receipts of for wheat (Reel 6051; 4/1748 p.179)

HARRIS, Benjamin. Per "Elizabeth" (3)

1823 Mar 1

Recommended to the position of Scourger (Reel 6062; 4/1783 p.32)

1825 Mar 16

Appointed Scourger (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.323)

HARRIS, Charles (Per "Mariner", 1816) see LANDER, Charles

HARRIS, Christana. Per "Lord Sidmouth", 1823

1824 Mar

Re permission to marry at Parramatta (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.425)

HARRIS, Christopher. Born in the Colony

1820 Jul 2

Memorial (Fiche 3020; 4/1824A No.319 p.227)

HARRIS, Christopher. Of Brickfields

1822 Oct 1

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.126)

HARRIS, Daniel. Per "Lord Sidmouth"

1821 Feb 9

On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per "Elizabeth Henrietta" (Reel 6007; 4/3503 p.96)

HARRIS, Deborah

1809 Sep 29

Evidence at inquest on John Dignum (Reel 6021; 4/1819 p.167)

HARRIS, Deborah (Per "Experiment", 1804; wife of John Harris) see TREASURE, Deborah

 

HARRIS, Eliza

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.39)

1819-22

On list of persons owing quit rents in Van Diemen's Land; for land in the District of Caledon (Fiche 3270; X19 p.11)

HARRIS, Eliza

1817 Jul 30

Requesting services of a carpenter (Reel 6047; 4/1739 p.229)

HARRIS, Elizabeth. Niece of James Larra of Parramatta

1809 Jul 13

Grant of 300 acres given to James Larra in trust for his nieces Elizabeth and Hannah Harris (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 pp.139, 179)

1810 Jan 12

Memorial (Fiche 3006; 4/1822 No.184)

HARRIS, Elizabeth. Per "Providence", 1822

1824 Dec 21

On list of prisoners proceeding to Hobart per "Deveron" in the service of Mr Murdoch (Reel 6019; 4/3522 p.113)

1825

Recommended for conditional pardon; approved by Governor Brisbane (Fiche 3292; 4/6974.1 p.68)

1825 Nov 23

Re transmission of her conditional pardon to the Governor for approval (Reel 6016; 4/3516 pp.32-3)

HARRIS, George Prideaux. Deputy Surveyor and Commissary, Hobart

Appointed deputy surveyor for David Collins' settlement at Port Phillip in 1803 and moved with Collins to the Derwent in February 1804; he was appointed a magistrate in June 1804, received a grant of 100 acres at Sandy Bay in January 1806 and was appointed Collector of Quit Rents later that year; in 1808 he surveyed the boundary between the northern and southern parts of the island; he was Deputy Commissary from August 1809 to June 1810; he died in October 1810.

1804 Mar 17

Appointed Justice of Peace, Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6037; SZ992 p.26)

1804 Nov 15-27

Remarks on Storm Bay Passage, River Huon etc (Reel 6071; 4/6576 pp.25-8)

1805 Dec 18; 1806 Jan 1

On lists of all grants and leases of land and town allotments registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 pp.162, 208)

1808 Jan 11

Re assignment of land in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3261; 4/433 p.19)

1808 Oct 21

Re loss of possessions by settlers transferred from Norfolk Island to the Derwent on "City of Edinburgh" (Reel 6001; SZ760 pp.99b-100b)

1809 Feb 18

Being sent to Sydney for trial on charge of refusing to acknowledge authority of Lieutenant Governor Collins' deputy (Reel 6001; SZ757 p.57a)

1809 Mar 30

Question of mode of trial of; dispute with Lieutenant Lord; insubordinate conduct (Reel 6001; SZ757 pp.36a, 57a)

1810 Jan 3

Deputy Surveyor of Lands, Hobart Town. On list of persons holding civil and military employment at Sydney and settlements adjacent (Fiche 3300; 2/8332 p.3)

1810 Jan 9

Ordered to deliver charge of Commissariat to Mr Fosbrook (Reel 6039; 4/426 pp.28-9; Reel 6038; SZ758 p.47)

1810 Mar 22

Justice of the Peace, Hobart. Re oath made by Francis Flexmore (Reel 6020; 4/6977A p.71)

1810 Apr 3

Witness for John Colly (Reel 6020; 4/6977A p.77)

1810 Aug 26

Witnessed legal document in Hobart (Fiche 3261; 4/433 p.30)

1810 Oct 12

Former Acting Deputy Commissary, Hobart. Re drawing of bills at Hobart in event of death of Harris (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.23)

1811 Feb 2; 1812 Aug

Deceased (Fiche 3261, 4/433 p.313; Reel 6003, 4/3490A pp.152-3)

1811 May 13

Named in High Court of Appeals re payment of money (Reel 6042; 4/1724 p.31)

1812 Nov 7

Late Deputy Surveyor, Van Diemen's Land; deceased (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.325)

1814 Oct 12

Had died insolvent leaving family destitute (Reel 6044; 4/1730 p.324)

1821 May 25

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

HARRIS, Hannah. Niece of James Larra of Parramatta

1809 Jul 13

Grant of 300 acres given to James Larra in trust for his nieces Elizabeth and Hannah Harris (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 pp.139, 179)

1810 Jan 12

Memorial (Fiche 3006; 4/1822 No.184 p.1)

1818 Nov 19

Niece of James Larra found destitute in Calcutta having been taken on board "Greyhound" at Sydney and sent on shore at Trincolmalie by Captain T Ritchie; later given passage to Calcutta on "Barbara" (Reel 6047; 4/1741 pp.92-8)

1819 May 26

Re her return to colony per "Greyhound" and port regulations broken by her absconding (Reel 6006; 4/3500 pp.126-7)

1819 May 26

Re Exchange drawn in her favour (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p .129)

1819 Jun 12

Re her departure from the colony without permission (Reel 6006; 4/3500 pp.146-7)

1822 Feb 6

Re her relationship with Captain Thomas Ritchie and her history from about 1818-22 (Reel 6052; 4/1752 pp.52-5)

1823 Jul 7

Taken from colony by Lieutenant Ritchie (Reel 6059; 4/1772 p.2)

HARRIS, Henry

1824 Jul 26

Assigned to James McArthur's clearing party. On return of punishments ordered and inflicted at Campbelltown Court (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.27)

HARRIS, Henry. Per "Asia"

1825

On list of convicts mustered in the employ of Robert Johnston; in 1825 (Fiche 3138; 4/1842B No.421 p.715)

HARRIS, Henry. Per "Grenada", 1821

1823 Sep 24

On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; to Mr McHenry's clearing party (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.155)

HARRIS, Henry. Per "Minerva", 1821

1821 Dec 21

On list of convicts landed from the "Minerva" and forwarded to Bringelly for distribution (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.170)

1823 Aug 22

On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.56)

HARRIS, Henry. Per "Royal Charlotte", 1825

1825 May 6

On list of convicts landed from the "Royal Charlotte" and forwarded to Bathurst for distribution (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.212)

HARRIS, Isaiah

1821 Sep 8

Water carrier. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.100)

HARRIS, James

1799 Nov 12

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3267; 9/2731 p.108)

HARRIS, James

1812 Feb 1

Juror at inquest on Michael Spain held at Liverpool (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.657-8)

HARRIS, James

1820 Jul 17

Government labourer at Emu Plains (Reel 6049; 4/1745 p.184)

HARRIS, James

1821 Sep 8

Stonemason. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.71)

HARRIS, James

1821 Sep 8

Stonemason. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.101)

HARRIS, James

1822 Feb 16

Attached to Johnson's Gang. On return of proceedings of the Bench of Magistrates, Parramatta (Fiche 3297; X643 p.3b)

HARRIS, James

1822 Jun 28

Sent from the Lumber Yard to Emu Plains for punishment (Reel 6053; 4/1754 p.387)

HARRIS, James

1823 Apr 5

On return of allotments in the town of Parramatta (Fiche 3265; 4/7576 p.8)

HARRIS, James. Formerly of Royal Veteran Company

1823 Oct 28

To receive a grant of 100 acres of land in any part of the Colony already surveyed (Reel 6011; 4/3509 pp.484,486)

1823 Nov 5

Certificate of entitlement to land (Fiche 3263; 4/7015.2 p.62)

HARRIS, James

1824 Jun 12

Re permission to marry at Parramatta (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.430)

HARRIS, James. Constable

1825 Jan-Jul

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

HARRIS, James. Per "Hadlow"

1823 Dec

On return of settlers men punished in the County of Westmoreland (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.107)

HARRIS, James. Per "Larkins", 1817

1822

Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3218; 4/1865 p.103)

HARRIS, James. Per "Neptune", 1818

1822 Sep 7

On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; runaway (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.121)

1822 Nov 7

On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; to Sydney (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.125)

HARRIS, James. Per "Ocean" (1)

1824 Apr 28

Joiner. On return of bonded mechanics (Fiche 3293; 5/3821.1 p.7)

HARRIS, James. Per "Shipley", 1818

1820 Nov 7

On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per "Elizabeth Henrietta" (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.406)

1825 Jan 10

Particulars of sentence sent to William White, Superintendent at Liverpool (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.225)

HARRIS, James. Per "Southworth", 1822

1822 Mar 14

On list of convicts landed from the "Southworth" and forwarded to Minto for distribution (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.13)

1823

Assigned to Dennis Green of Cooke (Fiche 3057; 4/1833 No.21 p.67)

HARRIS, John

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.42)

HARRIS, John. Surgeon and landholder

Arrived per "Surprise" in 1790 as a surgeon's mate in the New South Wales Corps; he received a grant at Parramatta in 1793 and 1798 built Experimental Farm Cottage on James Ruse's farm which he had purchased; he was appointed magistrate in 1800, placed in charge of the Police establishment and in 1801 became Naval Officer; he was dismissed from public office on a number of occasions but was generally reinstated; in 1809 he travelled to England to give evidence at Major Johnston's Court Martial and returned to the Colony per "General Hewitt" as a private settler in 1814; he became a director of the Bank of New South Wales in 1817 and was involved with a number of committees; he was surgeon on Oxley's expedition to Bathurst in 1819 and was appointed a magistrate again in the same year.

1800 Sep 29

Surgeon, New South Wales Corps. Appointed Magistrate for County of Cumberland (Reel 6037; SZ987 p.2)

1801 Jun 9

To accompany Lieutenant Grant on survey and examination of Hunter River (Reel 6037; SZ988 pp.25-6)

1801 Jul 27

Appointed Naval Officer in absence of William Balmain (Reel 6037; SZ988 p.50)

1801 Sep 7

Acting Magistrate at Sydney (Reel 6037; SZ988 p.63)

1801 Dec 26; 1802 Jan 5

Appointed to serve on Court Martial as Deputy Judge Advocate (Reel 6037; SZ988 pp.100, 106)

1802 Feb 1, Mar 29

Appointed to serve on Court Martial as Deputy Judge Advocate (Reel 6037; SZ989 pp.6, 29)

1802 Apr 10

Particulars of arms in possession of (Reel 6041; 4/1719 p.82)

1802 Aug 7

Appointed Deputy Judge Advocate on Court Martial (Reel 6037; SZ990 p .8)

1802 Sep 20

Re entry of "Surprize" into Port Jackson for repairs; stating conditions for permission to engage in sealing off coast of New Holland (Reel 6041; 4/1719 pp.129-30)

1802 c.Oct

Signatory to petition of Michael Robinson for cancellation of sentence (Reel 6040; SZ997 p.30)

1802 Oct 9

Not permitted to engage in occupations inconsistent with his military duties (Reel 6037; SZ990 pp.26-7)

1802 Oct 13-1803 Mar 11

Re his court martial (Reel 6037; SZ990 pp.31, 96, 104)

1802 Oct 16

Replaced as a Magistrate and as Naval Officer and appointed Receiver of Fees, Fines, etc (Reel 6037; SZ990 pp.34-5)

1803 Nov 5

Given Sydney allotment lease by Governor King (Fiche 3309; 4/7186.1 p.2)

1804 Jun 8

Resworn as Magistrate to have charge of Sydney Police (Reel 6037; SZ992 p.68)

1804 Jun 23

Sentence of Court Martial acquitting Harris confirmed (Reel 6037; SZ992 p.71)

1805 May 17

Naval Officer. Re arrival of captured Spanish merchant ship "St Francisco and St Paulo" in Sydney (Reel 6020; 4/1093.1 p.120)

1805 Jul 13

Re transportation of Michael Robinson, Henry Brown Hayes and Maurice Margarot (Reel 6040; SZ997 p.17)

1806-8

Surgeon. On list of civil and military officers and details of his spirit ration under the second Class (Reel 6041; 4/1721 pp.63-4)

1806 Aug 12,13

Surgeon on general return of the New South Wales Corps; at headquarters (Reel 6041; 4/1720 p.125 & 4/1721 p.1)

1806 Aug 13

Acted as magistrate for County of Cumberland (Reel 6041; 4/1721 p.6)

1806 Dec 26

Certificate of examination of the log book of the "Harrington" (Reel 6020; 4/1093.1 pp.179-80)

1808 Jan 27

Signatory to letter to Major George Johnston expressing support for his seizure of command of the Colony and recommending that he ensure that measures adopted for public security be confirmed by his successor (Reel 6041; 4/1721 p.336)

1808 Apr 12

Sydney allotment lease conveyed to James Sloan (Fiche 3309; 4/7186.1 p.3)

1808 Sep 1

Certifying as to medical qualifications of William Redfern (Reel 6001; SZ760 p.55b)

1809 Feb

Received rations from the Hawkesbury Stores (Reel 6040; 9/2673 p.14)

1809 Feb 7,10

Services in Colony did not permit of his accompanying Lieutenant Colonel Johnston to England in connection with deposal of Governor Bligh (Reel 6001; SZ757 pp.18b, 20b)

1809 Mar

Produce received from at the Hawkesbury Stores (Reel 6040; 9/2673 p.19)

1809 Mar

Discharged from the Hawkesbury Stores (Reel 6040; 9/2673 p.20)

1809 Mar 22

Surgeon in New South Wales Corps. Sent to England with Lieutenant Colonel Johnston (Reel 6001; SZ757 p.35a)

1810 Dec 1,5

Signatory to address from the settlers of the Hawkesbury to Governor Macquarie; and Macquarie's reply (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.128-30)

1811 Jul 30

Of Nepean. On list of persons to receive lands in the new Districts of Airds or Appin, and in other parts of the Colony; at Airds or Appin (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.10)

1814 Mar 10

Applying for renewal of grant of land at Ultimo (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.341-2)

1814 Apr 11

Recommending that Charles Hardwicke be allowed to remain in Colony (Reel 6044; 4/1730 p.383)

1814 Jun 30

Of Sydney; former Surgeon of 102nd Regiment. On list of persons to receive grants of land in 1814 (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.18)

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 Jun 2

Re access to quarries of stone and gravel for repair of road from Sydney to Parramatta (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.164)

1817 Aug 18

Appointed member of Governor's Court (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.380)

1818

Accompanied Oxley on his expedition (Reel; 6068; 4/1814 p.50f[ix])

1818 May 8

Minute of re William Gore's contemptuous behaviour in court (Reel 6047; 4/1740 pp.168-9)

1818 Nov 20

Of South Creek. Recommending William Waters for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3190; 4/1856 p.284)

1818 Dec 5

Re Oxley's expedition down Macquarie River (Reel 6038; SZ759 pp.534-5)

1818 Dec 12

Of Ultimo. Re return from tour of discovery (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.202)

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