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Johnston, George (Lieutenant Colonel) (1808) to Johnston, John (1825)


1808 Feb 13

William Bligh refusing to receive offered copies of the examinations of officers connected with his late Government (Reel 6041; 4/1721 pp.357-8)

1808 Feb 24

Signatory to charter party of "City of Edinburgh" to transfer settlers from Norfolk Island to the Derwent (Reel 6001; SZ760 pp.139b-144b)

1808 Mar 25

Captain Bligh giving names of persons he desired should accompany him to England (Reel 6001; SZ757 p.14b)

1808 Mar 27

William Bligh asking for information re provisions on "Porpoise" and wishes to superintend provision of accommodation (Reel 6041; 4/1721 p.370)

1808 Mar 29

William Bligh refusing Lieutenant Symons any part of the accommodation provided for Bligh on "Porpoise" (Reel 6041; 4/1721 p.376)

1808 Apr 18

Lieutenant Colonel Paterson expressing readiness to resign Government of New South Wales to him (Reel 6001; SZ760 pp.30b-33b)

1808 May 14

Lieutenant Governor Paterson accepting his explanation as to his assumption of the Government of New South Wales; maintained his own priority of command over any Lieutenant Governor appointed during his absence from the Colony (Reel 6001; SZ760 pp.33b-38b)

1808 Jun 11

Lieutenant Governor Collins referring to sufficiency of supplies of grain & meat at Hobart; appreciated his attention to their requirements since assuming control of Government (Reel 6001; SZ760 pp.38b-39b)

1808 Jul 29

Admitted on board "Sinclair" to see Lieutenant Governor Foveaux (Reel 6001; SZ760 p.2a)

1808 Aug 26

Advising Lieutenant Governor Foveaux that he was ready to deliver all papers taken from Government House whenever Foveaux was ready to receive them (Reel 6001; SZ760 pp.22a-23a)

1808 Sep 4

Sent despatches to England in May and Jun 1808 by "Dart" and "Brothers" (Reel 6001; SZ760 p.1b)

1809 Jan 21-Mar 17

Lieutenant Governor Paterson concerning his proposed voyage to England to justify the arrest of Governor Bligh, persons to accompany him, and disposal of papers seized at Government House (Reel 6001; SZ757 pp.4b,18b-20b,22b,24b,29b-32b,39b)

1809 Jan 23-Mar 8

To Lieutenant Governor Paterson re disposal of papers & arms seized at Government House at time of Captain Bligh's arrest; arrangements for his passage to England; request for officials to be ordered to accompany him as witnesses (Reel 6001; SZ757 pp.5b, 13b, 19b-21b, 23b-25b, 29b-31b, 33b-34b, 38b)

1809 Jan 30

Copy of joint letter, with E Abbott, to Captain Bligh, conveying their instructions to remove him to a Barrack unless he released Captain Porteous from restrictions which prevented him obeying Lieutenant Governor Paterson's orders (Reel 6001; SZ757 p.12b)

1809 Jan 31

Copy of joint statement, with Major Abbott, concerning their interview with Captain Bligh that morning at the Barracks (Reel 6001; SZ757 pp.12b-13b)

1809 Feb 2

Lieutenant Colonel Paterson instructing him to embark on the "Admiral Gambier" for England in 14 days, & asking names of persons he requires to accompany him as witnesses (Reel 6001; SZ757 p.11b)

1809 Mar 4

Copy of letter to R Atkins informing him that a passage had been provided for him on the "Admiral Gambier" to Rio de Janeiro, and desiring that he would immediately prepare to embark, give directions to the Master Builder for his cabin, etc (Reel 6001; SZ757 p.35b)

1809 Mar 18

Proceeding from New South Wales, in the "Admiral Gambier", to Rio de Janeiro, efforts made by Lieutenant Colonel Paterson to procure conveyance from thence to England (Reel 6001; SZ757 p.34a)

1809 Mar 21

Demand to have extracts from the Commissary's books, right challenged by J Palmer (Reel 6001; SZ757 pp.38b-39b)

1809 Mar 22

Despatch to England reported to H.R.H. The Commander in Chief; on arrival to report to the Adjutant General (Reel 6001; SZ757 p.35a)

1809 Mar 26-27

Circumstances of proceedings instituted by, against R Townson, based on statements in his appeal (Reel 6001; SZ757 pp.42b-44b)

1809 Nov 6

Re payment for supplying provisions to Government (Reel 6001; SZ757 pp.80a-81a)

1810 Jan 25,27

Presumed to have taken Bligh's papers to England. Re request for the return to William Bligh of his Commission, books, papers & arms taken from him at the time of his arrest (Reel 6042; 9/2736 pp.34, 42)

1810 Feb 9

May have carried papers re arrest of Bligh to England (Reel 6002; 4/3490B pp.72-3)

1810 Apr 21

Ellis Bent requested to record evidence of Brian Riley re release of McArthur in 1808 on Johnston's orders (Reel 6002; 4/3490C pp.6-7)

1810 May 2

To Lieutenant Lawson refusing to renew lease granted by Johnston (Reel 6002; 4/3490C p.19)

1810 May 7

Re lease granted to W Lawson (Reel 6040; ML Safe 1/51 pp.213-4)

1816

Recommended William Morgan be given land (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.27)

1816 Jan 16

On list of persons to receive grants of land in 1816 (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.22)

1816 May 30, Jun 19

Re renewal of lease of town allotment in George Street (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.506, 515)

1816 Jun 17,22

Memorial (Fiche 3011; 4/1822A No.25 pp.75-82)

1816 Nov 16

Land to be located for him in district of Illawarra (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.279)

1816 Nov 25

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

1817 Jan 2

Complaining that for nine months he had not had the opportunity of turning fresh meat into the Government Stores (Reel 6046; 4/1737 pp.18-20)

1817 Jan 8,27, Feb 10

Re his complaint of not being permitted to supply animal food to the Government Stores (Reel 6005; 4/3495 pp.438-9, 474, 499)

1817 Jan 30

Had supplied fresh meat to Government Stores (Reel 6046; 4/1737 pp.33-40)

1817 Feb 15

Recommended Laurence Butler for indulgences (Reel 6047; 4/1739 pp.147-9)

1817 Feb 16

Considered abstracts re supply of fresh meat to the Government Stores for last 12 months to be incorrect (Reel 6046; 4/1737 pp.41-4)

1818 Jan 5

Petition for mitigation of sentence on behalf of James Sheady and Joseph Harris (Fiche 3183; 4/1854 p.4)

1818 Jan 24

On list of persons for whom land grants ready for delivery (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.427)

1818 Sep 12

On list of free settlers to receive additional grants of land in 1818; at Bankstown (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.52)

1819 Feb 16

Claiming expenses incurred as witness at court martial (Reel 6020; 2/8130 pp.141-2, 145)

1819 Apr 30

On return of persons indebted to Government for cattle issued from the Government Herds, to be paid for in cash or grain (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.255)

1820 Jan 3

Of Annandale. Recommending Jane Patten for ticket of leave (Fiche 3203; 4/1861 p.18)

1820 Feb 28, Mar 3

Grant of estate of the his son George, deceased, to him (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.192-3, 194-7)

1820 Apr 30

Requesting permission to cut cedar on his farm at Five Islands for his house in Sydney (Reel 6050; 4/1746 pp.262-3)

1820 May 4

Re permission to cut cedar on his Illawarra farm to build his two houses in George Street (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.16)

1820 Jul 19

Applying for a domestic servant from Parramatta Factory (Reel 6050; 4/1747 pp.92-4). Reply, 20 Jul (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.140)

1820 Jul 20

Assignment to of female convict from the Factory, Parramatta, approved (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.140)

1820 Sep 20

Evidence at inquest on George Heading (Reel 6021; 4/1819 p.298)

1820 Oct 3

Applying for carpenter and bricklayer to complete premises (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.183-5)

1821

Recommending Thomas Williams as worthy of the Governor's clemency (Fiche 3211; 4/1863 p.104)

1821

Recommending William Willson for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3211; 4/1863 p.105)

1821 Apr 7

Re licences to procure 3,000 feet of cedar (Reel 6007; 4/3503 pp.215-6)

1821 Apr 21

On return of horned cattle issued from the Government Herds between 22 Aug 1819 and 27 Dec 1823; in exchange for bull (Reel 6031; 4/7028B p.13)

1821 Oct 12

Permitted to procure 12,000 feet of cedar in the District of Illawarra (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.417)

1821 Nov

Certifying to the character of William Pendray in support of his petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3210; 4/1863 p.44a)

1822 May 1

Re clearing of land on his estate at the George's River (Reel 6055; 4/1760 p.67)

1822 May 7

Re Mr Durban's job application (Reel 6055; 4/1760 pp.75-75b)

1822 Jun 10

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.53)

1822 Jun 20

Of Annandale. Letter explaining new regulations for the rationing of men employed clearing land; had authority to receive 22 convicts from the Prisoners' Barracks, Sydney, to clear land on his estate at Georges River (Reel 6009; 4/3505 pp.204-6)

1822 Jun 30-1823 Sep 30

Of Annandale. On lists of persons to whom convict mechanics have been assigned (Fiche 3296; X53 pp.18, 31, 45, 61, 75)

1822 Jul 18,24

Of Annandale. On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290, 4/4570D pp.7, 68; Fiche 3291, 4/4570D pp.111, 128

1822 Aug 31

Certifying to the character of Denis O'Brien in support of his petition for a conditional pardon (Fiche 3223; 4/1866 p.120a)

1823 Jan 29

Robert Johnstone allowed temporary occupation of land bounded by grant of in the District of Illawarra (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.267)

1823 Jun 30

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

1824 c.Jul

On account of rents received for assigned convict tradesmen for the three quarters ending 30 Jun 1824 (Reel 6061; 4/1779 p.173c)

1824 Oct 8

On list of defaulters in payment for assigned convict tradesmen up to 30 Sep 1824 (Fiche 3293; 5/3821.1 p.4)

JOHNSTON, George (Junior). Born in the colony in 1790; son of George Johnston

Farmer at Bankstown and Cabramatta; Commissariat clerk, April 1814 to June 1818; Deputy Provost Marshal, 6 March 1819- and Superintendent of Government Flocks and Herds, 17 July 1819-; died 19 February 1820.

1804 Apr 23

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 p.138)

1810 Jan 30

Memorial (Fiche 3005; 4/1821 No.162)

1814 Feb 20

Autograph signature (Reel 6044; 4/1729 p.43)

1814 Jun 11,13

On lists of settlers to receive Government cattle on credit (Reel 6038, SZ758 p.498; Reel 6044, 4/1730 p.154a)

1814 Aug 6

On return of horned cattle issued from the Government Herds between 8 May 1814 and 9 Jan 1819 (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.51)

1816 Mar 29, Apr 2

Re complaints by Richard Brooks that there was monopoly in Commissariat re supply of animal food to Government Stores (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.421-3, 426)

1816 Aug 26

To receive circular re Government & General Orders of 17 Aug re prohibition of trade to those employed under Government (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.111)

1816 Nov 16

Instructed to send drawing paper to Government House (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.276)

1816 Dec 14

Re cattle supplied to Commissariat Department over & above tender (Reel 6046; 4/1736 pp.194-5)

1817 Jan 30

Supplied fresh meat to the Government Stores (Reel 6046; 4/1737 pp.33-40)

1817 Mar 18

Praying recommendation for appointment as Staff Commissariat clerk; also complaint re appointment of Andrew Allan (Reel 6046; 4/1737 pp.204-6)

1817 Oct 16

Return of wheat received into Government stores from "Elizabeth Henrietta" showing quantity damaged & deficiency (Reel 6047; 4/1739 p.261)

1817 Nov 14

Account to David Allan re wheat received (Reel 6046; 4/1738 pp.320, 325-6)

1817 Nov 29

On return of horned cattle issued from the Government Herds between 8 May 1814 & 9 Jan 1819 (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.51); three bullocks issued to from the Government Herd (Reel 6031; 4/7028A p.59)

1817 Dec 6

Evidence before Bench of Magistrates re charges against Thomas Whyte (Reel 6046; 4/1738 p.338)

1818 Jan 24

On list of persons for whom land grants ready for delivery (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.427)

1818 May 9

On return of horned cattle issued from the Government Herds between 8 May 1814 & 9 Jan 1819; payment for horses & mare (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.51); three horses purchased from, for Government service (Reel 6031; 4/7028A p.105)

1819

Return of number of cattle that could be furnished from the Government Herds for the use of H.M. Stores, Sydney (Reel 6031; 4/7028A p.233)

1819 Apr 30

Of Sydney. On return of persons indebted to Government for cattle issued from the Government Herds, to be paid for in kind (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.258)

1819 Jun 5

Received payment at Sydney for meat and grain delivered into the Commissariat Stores at Liverpool (Reel 6049; 4/1744 p.383 & 4/1745 p.32)

1819 Jul 17

Appointed Superintendent of Government Herds and Flocks (Reel 6038; SZ1044 pp.72-3)

1819 Sep 3

Request for return of stock available for slaughter (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.244)

1819 Sep 25

Return of Government stock at Bathurst (Reel 6031; 4/7029A p.3)

1819 Oct 2-Nov 6

Return of fresh meat supplied from the Government Herds (Reel 6031; 4/7028A p.231)

1819 Oct 11

Re supply of cattle to Revd Hill, James McArthur and William McArthur (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.292)

1819 Oct 28

Re stock to be drawn from the Government Herds for meat supplies (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.322)

1820 Feb 28, Mar 3

Grant of his estate to his father George Johnston (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.192-7)

1822 Dec 7

Deceased. Two cows received from, in payment for debt (Reel 6033; X827 p.135)

1823 Oct 16

Security for a bond for cattle still due on 16 Oct 1823 (Reel 6057; 4/1766 p.146b)

JOHNSTON, George

1808 Jul 8; 1809 Apr 7

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 pp.166, 170)

JOHNSTON, George

1815 Feb 9

Affidavit before D'Arcy Wentworth re memorial of John Dowdle to Governor Macquarie (Reel 6045; 4/1733 p.130)

JOHNSTON, George

1817 Jun 2

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

JOHNSTON, George. Master, "Harriet"

1817 Dec 12

Unable to give passages for the three convicts being sent to England as witnesses re treatment of convicts on "Chapman" (Reel 6046; 4/1738 pp.173-4)

1817 Dec 13

Re provisions for additional witnesses per "Harriett" to England (Reel 6005; 4/3497 p.222)

JOHNSTON, George

1820 Nov 22-Dec 14

Charles Stevens convicted by Court of Criminal Jurisdiction of aiding in killing cattle of (Reel 6023; X820 p.29)

JOHNSTON, George

1821 Sep 5

Juror at inquest on Stephen Parkinson held at Sydney (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.499-500)

JOHNSTON, George. Of Sydney

1822 Mar 31-1823 Mar 31

On lists of persons to whom convict mechanics have been assigned (Fiche 3296; X53 pp.5, 18, 30, 45, 61)

JOHNSTON, George

1823 May 30

On list of persons who have neglected to pay for convict mechanics assigned up to 31 Mar 1822 (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.422)

JOHNSTON, George. Of George Street

1823 Jul 26-1824 Jun 1

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290, 4/4570D pp.14, 85; Fiche 3291, 4/4570D p.106)

JOHNSTON, George. Per "Admiral Gambier", 1808

1820

Memorial (Fiche 3023; 4/1824B No.398 p.487)

1824 Jul 13

Of No.1 George Street. Memorial for an allotment in Sydney or Parramatta (Fiche 3095; 4/1838A No.512 p.65). Reply, 22 Jul (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.38)

JOHNSTON, George (Per "Canada", 1819) see JOHNSON, George

JOHNSTON, George (Per "Dick", 1821) see JOHNSON, George

JOHNSTON, Henry (Per "Earl St Vincent", 1820) see JOHNSON, Henry

 

JOHNSTON, James

1822 Oct 9

Mariner. Re ill-treatment by Captain Sampson of the "Southmark" (Reel 6055; 4/1762 p.17)

JOHNSTON, James. Per "General Stuart", 1818

1824 Mar 13

On monthly return of convicts assigned in the Counties of Northumberland and Durham; to Valentine Bloomfield (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.79)

1824 Aug

On monthly return of prisoners punished at Newcastle (Reel 6023; 4/1718 p.189)

1824 Aug 20

On monthly return of convicts assigned in the Counties of Northumberland and Durham; to J L Platt (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.89)

JOHNSTON, James (Per "Larkins", 1817) see JOHNSON, James

JOHNSTON, James (Per "Marquis of Wellington", 1815) see JOHNSON, James

 

JOHNSTON, James. Per "Martha", 1818

1819 Aug 6

On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per "Elizabeth Henrietta"; listed as Johnstone (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.202)

1824 Apr 28

Shoemaker. On return of bonded mechanics; listed as Johnson (Fiche 3293; 5/3821.1 p.8)

1824 Oct 8

Shoemaker. Assigned convict tradesman whose master was a defaulter in payment for; listed as Johnstone (Fiche 3293; 5/3821.1 p.3)

1825 May 7

On list of convicts transported to Port Macquarie per "Mermaid" (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.516-7)

JOHNSTON, James alias JONES. Per "Medina", 1823

1824 Jan 6

On list of convicts landed from the "Medina" and forwarded to Minto for distribution; listed as Johnson or Jones (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.132)

1824 May 17

On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per "Lady Nelson" (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.137, 478-9)

1824 Jun 9

On list of convicts employed by William Howe of Minto (Fiche 3093; 4/1837B No.475 p.824)

JOHNSTON, James. Per "Ocean", 1818

1818 Jan 16

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Ocean" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6005; 4/3497 p.307)

1818 Oct 29

On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per "Lady Nelson" (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.122)

JOHNSTON, John (Of York Street, later George Street, later Pitt Street) see JOHNSON, John

JOHNSTON, John (Came free per "Ocean", 1816) see JOHNSON, John

 

JOHNSTON, John

1803 Apr 14

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 p.128)

JOHNSTON, John

1806 c.Feb

On list signed by Martin Mason re defamation case of Marsden v Mason (Reel 6041; 4/1720 p.170)

JOHNSTON, John. Came free per "Coromandel", 1802; son of Andrew Johnston of Portland Head

1811 Jun 12

Of Hawkesbury. On list of persons to receive grants of land in different parts of the Colony as soon as they can be measured (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.7)

1816 Jan 16

On list of persons to receive grants of land in 1816; at First Branch (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.25)

1820 Jun 30

Memorial (Fiche 3023; 4/1824B No.399 p.491)

1822

Signed request of Portland Head Society for use of common land at Wilberforce. memorial (Fiche 3056; 4/1832 No.431A)

1823 Aug 4

Signatory to petition for assistance in establishing Presbyterian church (Fiche 3308; X65.1 p.2)

1824 Apr 23

Memorial for a grant at Hunter's River (Fiche 3095; 4/1838A No.513A p.77). Reply, 1 May (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.63)

1824 May 18

Memorial (Fiche 3095; 4/1838A No.511 p.59)

1824 Nov 22

Of Portland Head. On list of persons liable to serve as jurors in the District of Windsor (Reel 6060; 4/1775 p.188[iii])

1825 Nov 14

Of Portland Head. On list of lands granted and reserved by Sir Thomas Brisbane (Fiche 3269; 9/2740 p.16)

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