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Harris, John (Surgeon) (1819) to Harris, John (1814)


 

1819 Jul 10

Appointed Justice of the Peace and Magistrate for Sydney (Reel 6038; SZ1044 p.71)

1819 Sep 18

Government & General Order re his appointment as member to Committees of Female Orphan Institution, Male Orphan Institution and Public School Institution (Reel 6038; SZ1044 p.104)

1819 Sep 23

Government & General Order re his appointment to the Committee of the Native Institution (Reel 6038; SZ1044 p.105)

1819 Oct 11

Appointed to committee to survey medicines in colony (Reel 6038; SZ1044 pp.110-1)

1819 Oct 11

To survey medical stores and General Hospital (Reel 6006; 4/3500 pp.287 [insert], 288)

1819 Oct 27

Member of Bench of Magistrates (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.320)

1819 Nov 6

Considered nothing on oath before Bench of Magistrates to show R L Murray guilty of abduction, but was of the opinion that he was an accessory (Reel 6048; 4/1743 p.101)

1819 Nov 10

Justice of the Peace, Sydney. Circular to re applications for pardons and tickets of leave (Reel 6007; 4/3501 pp.28-9)

1820 Jan 3

Report of Bench of Magistrates acquitting Captain J Bell and C Queade of withholding full provisions (Reel 6050; 4/1746 pp.168-80)

1820 Jan 5

Suggesting arrangements to be made with regard to his bank directorship during his absence while accompanying Commissioner of Enquiry to the Derwent (Reel 6049; 4/1744 p.91)

1820 Jan 6

Letter from George Crossley re copying of information from muster books by William Watts for Edward Eagar (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.92-5)

1820 Jan 15, Feb 4

Justice of the Peace, Sydney. Circular to transmitting questionnaire re his opinion on the state of the Colony as compared with the time previous to 1810 (Reel 6007; 4/3501 pp.188-91); request for his reply (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.232)

1820 Mar 18

On list of persons who are Magistrates for the County of Cumberland; with further jurisdiction for the Territory of New South Wales. Commission dated 10 Jul 1819 (Reel 6007; 4/3501 pp.305-6)

1820 Apr 20

Justice of the Peace, Sydney. Circular to re sentencing of prisoners to Newcastle and elsewhere, abuse of the ticket of leave system by magistrates, appointment of constables, withdrawal of tickets of leave and requesting list of constables and pound keepers (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.2-4)

1820 Apr 20

Justice of the Peace, Sydney. Circular to transmitting Government & General Orders re the rate of pound-age & the granting of replevin in cases of goods or cattle distrained for trespass (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.5)

1820 May 8

Of Ultimo. Re answers to queries put by Governor to Magistrates & Clergy (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.20)

1820 Jun 1

Signature in recommendation of John Brown for grant of land (Fiche 3014; 4/1823 p.185)

1820 Jun 9

Justice of the Peace, Sydney. Circular to re right of assigned servants of overseers to seek employment in a similar manner to persons holding tickets of leave (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.60)

1820 Jul 14-1821 Jan 3

Attended meeting of committee of Female Orphan Institution (Reel 6040; 4/403 pp.46, 48-9, 51-2, 54)

1820 Jul 20

Justice of the Peace, Parramatta. Re attendance of at ceremonies to mourn the death of George III and to proclaim the ascent to the throne of his successor, George IV (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.137-8)

1820 Jul 23

Magistrate. Appears on the order for the procession from Government House Sydney to the Church of St Philip (Reel 6049; 4/1744 p 409)

1820 Jul 24

Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy (Fiche 3305; SZ1006A pp.9-10)

1820 Aug 10

Countersigned printed copy of Proclamation on the accession of King George IV; at Parramatta (Reel 6049; 4/1745 p.128)

1820 Aug 12

Nominated as member of local committee of Female Orphan Institution (Reel 6040; 4/403 p.49)

1820 Aug 21

To sit on a Bench of Magistrates constituted to investigate the charges preferred against Richard Fitzgerald by Sir John Jamison (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.207-10)

1820 Aug 24

Signature to report of Bench of Magistrates investigating charges made against Richard Fitzgerald by Sir John Jamison (Reel 6049; 4/1745 pp.180-3)

1820 Oct 18

Signature as to correctness of account of Native Institution, Parramatta (Reel 6050; 4/1747 p.182)

1820 Nov 29

Re distribution to, for information & guidance, of a printed copy of Macquarie's Letter of Advice & Instructions to Philip Conolly & John Joseph Therry, Roman Catholic Chaplains (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.460, 462)

1820 Dec 8

Justice of the Peace, Parramatta. Circular to requesting report on extent of rain damage to wheat and other grain (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.475-6)

1821 Jan 5

Recommendation of that remission of sentence be granted to Robert Dunn (Reel 6051; 4/1748 p.193)

1821 Jan 17

Magistrate, Parramatta. Circular to magistrates ordering that convicts not be sentenced to the convict barracks as they were not places of punishment (Reel 6007; 4/3503 p.45)

1821 Jan 25

Called to special meeting of the Committee of the Male Orphan Institution by circular of 24 Jan (Reel 6040; 4/400 p.27)

1821 Mar 2

Investigated charge against Superintendent of Castle Hill Lunatic Asylum and found charge groundless (Reel 6052; 4/1751 pp.260-1)

1821 Mar 19

Re authority to discharge women in Parramatta Factory who wished to marry (Reel 6051; 4/1748 p.328)

1821 Mar 21

Re confirmation to Revd J J Therry of information in letter of 20 Mar (Reel 6007; 4/3503 p.186)

1821 Mar 22

Former Surgeon 102nd Regiment and Magistrate. Re condition of Christopher Palmer (Reel 6018; 4/3521 pp.310-11)

1821 Apr 4

Re a pound for the district (Reel 6065; 4/1798 pp.111-2)

1821 May 19

Proceedings taken at Court House, Parramatta, against Charlotte Hodges (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.347-50)

1821 Jun 18

Suggesting that delivery of Sydney Gazette by constables to interior districts would be speedier and of advantage to magistrates (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.383-4). Reply, 20 Jun (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.108)

1821 Jun 18,23

Re conviction of Sophia Shatford alias Charlotte Hodges (Reel 6008; 4/3504 pp.98-9, 114-5)

1821 Jun 19

Re irregular sentence passed on Sophia Stratford, alias Hodges (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.387-8). Reply, 23 Jun (Reel 6008; 4/3504 pp.114, 115)

1821 Jun 21

Re his conviction of Sophia Shatford alias Hodges (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.109)

1821 Jun 22

Re forwarding of Sydney Gazettes (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.113)

1821 Jul 2

Alteration requested as to time in warrant against Charlotte Hodges had been made (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.405-6)

1821 Jul 7

Re late arrival of Gazettes (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.144)

1821 Aug 8

Complaining that postage for female prisoners at Parramatta Factory was too high (Reel 6051; 4/1750 pp.30-1)

1821 Aug 20

Giving details of distribution of reward for capture of John Read (Reel 6051; 4/1750 pp.55-6)

1821 Aug 23

Re rewards for apprehending Geary and Read (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.264)

1821 Aug 23

Payment to be made to him for distribution of rewards for apprehension of Geary and Read (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.265)

1821 Sep 8

Magistrate. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.55)

1821 Sep 11

Re Sir John Jamison's complaint of interference with his magisterial authority as chairman of Bench dealing with muster (Reel 6051; 4/1750 pp.138-41)

1821 Oct 17

Re Grose Farm; attendance at Committee required (Reel 6040; 4/403 pp.77-8)

1821 Nov 24; 1823 Jan 20

Justice of the Peace. Supporting Jane Boar, nee Evans, petition for remission of sentence (Fiche 3207; 4/1862 p.60; Fiche 3230; 4/1869 p.10)

1821 Dec 1

Letters Patent re his appointment as Justice of the Peace on Governor Brisbane taking office (Reel 6052; 4/1752 pp.5-5a)

1821 Dec 1-1825 Nov 12

Appointed a Justice of the Peace (Reel 6039; 4/424 pp.2, 104, 236, 457)

1822 Jan

Referred to in papers re charges brought against Major Druitt (Reel 6053; 4/1754 p.362 & 4/1755 p.198)

1822 Jan 3

Of Shanes Park, South Creek. Requesting that a salary be paid to the Constable, Richmond (Reel 6058; 4/1770 pp.7-7a)

1822 Feb 2

Patrick Connell stated in deposition to Harris to have robbed fellow prisoners at Rooty Hill (Fiche 3297; X643 p.3a)

1822 Feb 2-Sep 21

Magistrate present at proceedings of the Bench of Magistrates, Parramatta (Fiche 3297; X643 pp.3a-26)

1822 Feb 8

Justice of the Peace, South Creek. Re petitions for tickets of leave and sawyers in the Lumber Yard (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.424)

1822 Feb 11

Re case of goods stolen by Edward Buckley (Reel 6054; 4/1759 p.146)

1822 Mar 23

Re clearing gang at South Creek (Fiche 3289; 5/3822.2A pp.14-5)

1822 c.May

Justice of the Peace. 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 May 17

Re convict on special business (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.309)

1822 Jun 5, Sep 14

Of South Creek. On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D pp.110, 112)

1822 Jun 22

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

1822 Jun 24

Of Shanes Park, South Creek. Applying for clearing party (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.165)

1822 Jun 24

Magistrate of Shanes Park, South Creek. Complaining of conduct of Coleby "the Black Constable"; suggesting Simeon in his stead; and asking for firearms in case he had to send after bushrangers (Reel 6055; 4/1760 p.139)

1822 Aug 2

Of South Creek. Letter explaining new regulations for the rationing of men employed clearing land; had authority to receive 22 convicts from Parramatta for this purpose (Reel 6009; 4/3505 pp.204-5, 208)

1822 Aug 9

Re false certificate held by William Thompson at South Creek (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.161)

1822 Aug 29

Letters Patent re his appointment as Justice of the Peace (Reel 6052; 4/1753 pp.178-178b)

1822 Sep 23-Oct 21

Of Nepean. Bartholomew Stubbs and others tried by Court of Criminal Jurisdiction for stealing from Harris (Reel 6023; X820 p.65)

1822 Oct 1

Of Nepean. On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.129)

1822 Oct 12

Re supply of weapons to police in his district (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.366)

1822 Nov

Testifying to character of John Slater for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3226; 4/1867 p.76)

1823 Jan 25

Justice of the Peace. Sentenced Richard Hancock for carelessness re drowning of mare at Rooty Hill (Reel 6033; X827 p.153)

1823 Feb 8

Took Robert Plumb's certificate of freedom away from MacDonald, a prisoner in Parramatta Gaol (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.309)

1823 Feb 24

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

1823 May

Referred to in Major Druitt's reply to the Board of Enquiry into the Engineer Department (Reel 6053; 4/1755 p.380)

1823 May 20

Magistrate of the Parramatta Bench. Re complaints by Revd S Marsden against the magistrate Dr Douglass (Reel 6056; 4/1765 p.126a)

1823 May 27

On Committee for conducting the Female Orphans Factory. Copy of Indenture re land grants for Female Orphan Institution dated 26 Apr 1844 (Reel 6056; 4/1765 pp.131-135b)

1823 Jun 30

On list of persons receiving clearing gangs (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.273)

1823 Sep 26

On list of persons with clearing gangs failing to make requisite agreements, district of Parramatta (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.279)

1823 Oct 25

Convicts assigned to by Bench of Evan (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.163)

1823 Oct 31

Shareholder in the Bank of New South Wales (Reel 6040; SZ1049 p.2)

1823 Nov 15

Of South Creek. On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.12)

1823 Dec 23

Convicts landed from "Isabella" assigned to at Parramatta (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.31)

1824

Re need for lock up near the South Creek Bridge (Reel 6060; 4/1777 pp.137-137a)

1824 Jan

Justice of the Peace. Convicts in his service transferred to the Establishment, Emu Plains (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.209)

1824 Jan

Justice of the Peace. Convict returned to Government by in District of Appin (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.51)

1824 Jan 6

Of South Creek. Convicts landed from "Medina" assigned to at Parramatta (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.131)

1824 Jan 20

Of South Creek. Convicts landed from "Castle Forbes" assigned to at Parramatta (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.194)

1824 May 26; 1825 Nov 16

Appointed Justice of the Peace (Fiche 3299; AO Doc No 1; Fiche 3299; AO Doc No 4)

1824 Sep

Former member of 102nd Regiment; of Evan. Memorial (Fiche 3091; 4/1837B No.429 p.633)

1824 Sep 9

Justice of the Peace, South Creek. Re furnishing of a return of the amount of grain in the possession of settlers in his district (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.344)

1824 Sep 18

Justice of the Peace, South Creek. Circular to transmitting muster books and requesting that particular attention be paid to the insertion of the number of each pardon, certificate of freedom and ticket of leave (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.395)

1824 Sep 23

Return of wheat & maize on hand in the Districts of Bathurst & Melville (Reel 6061; 4/1780 p.291a)

1824 Sep 29

Re participation in district muster (Reel 6060; 4/1777 p.192)

1824 Sep 30

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

1824 Oct 30

Convicts landed from the "Mangles" assigned to at Parramatta (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.646)

1824 Nov 6-1825 Sep 24

Signature on lists of Parramatta constables (Reel 6030; 4/7017A pp.201-57 & 4/7017B pp.17-313)

1824 Nov 23

Re whereabouts of James Brown (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.37)

1824 Nov 24

Convict landed from "Minerva" assigned to at Parramatta (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.19)

1824 Dec 30

Justice of the Peace, South Creek. Circular to requesting a return of the names and details of employment of the constables of Sydney (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.187)

1825 Jan 3

Re constables in the districts of Bathurst and Melville (Reel 6063; 4/1785 p.6b)

1825 Jan 5

Convict landed from "Ann and Amelia" assigned to at Parramatta (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.198)

1825 Feb 16

Magistrate of South Creek. William Welterman referring to Harris for reference (Fiche 3161; 4/1844C No.850 p.1265)

1825 Mar 7

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

1825 Mar 23

On list of persons who have received orders for grants of land; for land at Parramatta (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.92)

1825 Apr 7

Warrant on the Colonial Treasurer for remuneration for taking the last muster (Reel 6070; 4/6037 p.7)

1825 Apr 12, 16

Re remuneration for muster clerks (Reel 6062, 4/1783 p.8; Reel 6014, 4/3514 p.87)

1825 Apr 27

Convicts landed from "Hooghley" assigned to at Parramatta (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.152)

1825 Jul 21

Of Shanes Park, South Creek. Recommending William Kelly for appointment at Toll Gate on Western Road (Reel 6064; 4/1787 p.42)

1825 Aug 20

Re dispute over ownership of split posts, etc between Mrs Harris & Government men (Reel 6064; 4/1787 pp.100-1)

1825 Sep 22

Justice of the Peace, South Creek. Circular transmitting muster books for 1825 & requesting that particular attention be paid to the insertion of the number of each pardon, certificate of freedom & ticket of leave (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.342)

1825 Sep 27

Signatory to a memorial from the magistrates, land proprietors and settlers of the District of Evan praying for the different public roads to be surveyed (Fiche 3142; 4/1843A No.500A p.277)

1825 Nov 2

To perform police duties at Parramatta in absence of D McLeod (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.455)

1825 Nov 14

Memorial (Fiche 3135; 4/1842A No.357 pp.327-34)

1825 Nov 19

Re watchhouse to be erected at Parramatta (Reel 6062; 4/1783 p.19)

1825 Nov 22

Re conveyance of the Gazette by police (Reel 6062; 4/1783 p.20)

1825 Dec

Re Parramatta constables (Reel 6062; 4/1783 pp.21-22a)

1825 Dec 2

Re delivery of Sydney Gazettes by constables (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.76)

1825 Dec 9

Convict landed from "Henry Porcher" assigned to at Parramatta (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.104)

1825 Dec 12

Re C Savage's sentence (Reel 6062; 4/1783 p.23)

1825 Dec 12

Re unanswered letter of Dr McLeod (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.151)

1825 Dec 13

Re trial of C Savage (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.162)

1825 Dec 13

Re H McArthur's muster return (Reel 6062; 4/1783 p.24)

1825 Dec 16

Re W McNally's ticket of leave (Reel 6062; 4/1783 p.25)

1825 Dec 17

Re gazetting eight persons as constables (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p195)

1825 Dec 28

Re whereabouts of William Bagnall (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.264). Reply, 29 Dec (Reel 6062; 4/1783 p.26)

1825 Dec 31

Justice of the Peace, Parramatta. Circular to re plans for the despatch of a party of Horse Police to Liverpool to apprehend an armed banditti of ten convicts (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.295)

HARRIS, John. May be more than one person

1793 May 2-1809 Feb 4

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3267, 9/2731 pp.14-5, 18-9, 105, 116-7, 132-3, 138-9; Fiche 3268, 9/2731 pp.149, 156-7, 158-9, 160-1, 170-1)

1796 Jul 22-1809 Dec 28

On list of all grants and leases of town allotments registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 pp.191, 194-5, 196-7, 204-5, 234-5, 240-1)

1800 Jun 2

Lease in Sydney to Captain Paterson renewed to Harris by Governor Hunter for a period of 14 years (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 pp.191)

1818 Jan 24

On list of persons for whom land grants ready for delivery (Reel 6038; SZ759 pp.428, 429)

HARRIS, John

1809 Mar 8

Claims against N.S.W. Commissariat (Reel 6041; 4/1722 pp.48, 57)

HARRIS, John

1809 Jun 17

With Charles McLarran respondent in action against Lord, Kable & Underwood; appeal from decision of Court of Civil Jurisdiction to be heard by Governor as Judge of the High Court of Appeal (Reel 6037; SZ993 p.68)

1811 May 15

Named in memorial read in High Court of Appeals (Reel 6042; 4/1724 p.30)

1811 Aug 21,23-4

High Court of Appeals, re money owed by Henry Kable & James Underwood (Reel 6042; 4/1724 pp.48-9, 53, 57)

1811 Aug 21,23-4

Named as plaintiff in memorial read in High Court of Appeals (Reel 6042; 4/1724 pp.49-50, 53, 58)

1811 Sep 11

Re sureties for appeals in cases transmitted to England; Simeon Lord, appellant, Harris & McLarran, respondents (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.70)

1813 Jun 14

Named in memorial read in the High Court of Appeals (Reel 6042; 4/1724 p.110)

1813 Nov 6,17

Named as plaintiff in High Court of Appeals re money owed to him by Simeon Lord (Reel 6042; 4/1724 pp.121-4)

1814 Jan 4

To Lord re deferring sale of livestock under execution for debt to Harris (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.3)

1814 Jun 15

Re appeal in case against McLaren and Harris and return of warrant of execution against Lord (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.191-2)

1814 Sep 12,16

Named in memorial sent by Simeon Lord to High Court of Appeals (Reel 6042; 4/1724 pp.140, 153, 154)

1814 Sep 14,16

Sent petition to High Court of Appeals (Reel 6042; 4/1724 p.144, 153)

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