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Meredith, George (Senior) (1823) to Merriott, C


1823 Apr 28

Sending papers re disputed grants of land at Great Swan Port, Van Diemen's Land, with view to a reversal of decision made by Oxley against his right of first choice of land there (Reel 6068; 4/1814 pp.72-6)

1823 May 12

No assistance to be given for growing flax (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.287)

1823 May 15

Re communication in letter of 1 May (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.314)

1823 May 16

Re return of documents (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.315)

1823 May 26

Re dispute over land (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.333)

1823 Oct 16

Re letter addressed to him (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.432)

1824 Apr 29

Re an appeal concerning his land grant (Reel 6017; 4/5782 pp.37-8)

1824 Jun 10

Re offer to return to England (Reel 6019; 4/3522 p.68)

MEREDITH, John

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 pp.63, 66)

MEREDITH, John (Junior)

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.63)

MEREDITH, Mary. Female Factory, Parramatta

1824 Aug 20

Re her assignment from the Factory (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.231)

MEREDITH, Samuel B. Per "Dick", 1821

1823 Jun 25

Appointed constable, district of Evan, transferred from Emu Plains (Reel 6039; 4/424 pp.170-1)

1823 Jul 5

On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; to Penrith (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.147)

1824 Jul 6

Constable at Penrith; fined for neglect of duty. On return of fines and punishments inflicted by the Bench of Evan (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.71)

1824 Dec 20

Re convict escaped from his charge (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.123)

1825 Jan 6

On list of constables doing duty in the District of Evan (Reel 6062; 4/1783 p.62b)

1825 May 24

Constable at Penrith. On return of constables in the District of Evan (Fiche 3302; 4/7419.1 p.12)

MEREDITH, Thomas. Per "Shipley", 1818

1818 Nov 24

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Shipley" and forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.168)

1825 Jan

Crown servant in the employ of Robert Martin (Senior) of Richmond; from 7 Jun 1824 (Fiche 3143; 4/1843A No.514 p.385)

MEREDITH, William. Born in the Colony

1824

Memorial (Fiche 3100; 4/1838B No.634 pp.697-700)

1825 Jun 6

Recommended to position of constable (Reel 6062; 4/1783 p.51)

1825 Jun 8

Appointed constable at Liverpool (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.372)

MEREDITH FOREST. Van Diemen's Land

1821 Jun 29

On list of names given to certain places on the Governor's route between Launceston and Hobart in May and Jun (Reel 6072; 4/6579 p.351)

MEREDITH PEAK. Van Diemen's Land

1821 Jun 29

On list of names given to certain places on the Governor's route between Launceston and Hobart in May and Jun (Reel 6072; 4/6579 p.351)

MERET, Thomas Horton James

1824 Nov 29

Referred to the Attorney General for attempting to defraud the Revenue. On return of fines and punishments in the Police Office (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.101)

MERFIELD, Joseph. Per "Indefatigable", 1815

1815 Apr 29

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

1819

Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3198; 4/1859 pp.50-50a)

1822 Jun 18

Simeon Lord, of Sydney, permitted to employ for the procurement of a cargo of timber at Port Stephens; listed as Murfield (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.402)

1823 Jun 18

Principal Overseer for Robert Campbell, Pelican Island. Re articles landed from the "Surry"; appears as Mirfield (Reel 6067; 4/1809 p.80)

1824 Jan 18

Re articled servants absconding from the employ of Robert Campbell Junior and Thomas Street; appears as Mirfield (Reel 6067; 4/1810 p.23)

1824 Jan 19-Feb 19

Benjamin Little tried by the Court of Criminal Jurisdiction for stealing from; appears as Mirfield (Reel 6023; X820 p.125)

MERINO SHEEP see SHEEP AND SHEEP BREEDING

MERKINS, Henry (Per "Earl Spencer", 1813) see MURKINS, Henry

"MERMAID". Cutter

1817-20

Voyages under command of P P King to North Western Australia and Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6034; SZ7 pp.226-94 & SZ8 pp.1-101, XXI-IXL, 112-164)

1817 Oct 4

Re appointment of Committee to Survey (Reel 6005; 4/3497 pp.86-7)

1817 Oct 13-Nov 17

Re offer to purchase (Reel 6005; 4/3497 pp.95, 98, 106, 111, 144)

1817 Oct 18

Re repairs and fitting out of (Reel 6005; 4/3497 pp.107-8)

1817 Nov 19

To Christensen re settlement of purchase of (Reel 6005; 4/3497 p.150)

1818 Oct 20; 1820 Apr 8

Re excursion to be made by Allan Cunningham (Reel 6035; SZ13 pp.8, 16)

1819 May 1

Account for manufacture of distilling machine for (Fiche 3303; 5/3821.2 pp.12-3)

1819 Aug 24

J Cadwallader paid from the Police Fund for making a still for (Reel 6038; SZ1044 p.88)

1821 Jul 7,26, Aug 22

Lists of prisoners transported to Newcastle on (Reel 6008; 4/3504 pp.142-3, 170-2, 254-5)

1821 Sep 22

Re advance payment of crew (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.386)

1821 Oct 2

Commander of to take "Prince Regent" to King of Owhyhee as present from King of Great Britain, also to trade at Sandwich Islands, Otaheite and New Zealand (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.66-70)

1821 Oct 10

Three male convicts embarked on to assist in taking "Prince Regent" to Owhyhee (Reel 6051; 4/1750 p.179)

1822

Re voyage to Sandwich Islands and detention of "Cossack" (Reel 6052; 4/1753 pp.210-7)

1822

Account for boatswain's stores purchased at Whahoo for service of the "Mermaid", 12 May-17 Aug 1822 (Fiche 3049; 4/1830 No.207)

1823

Re repairs to (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.47)

1823 Feb 17

Eight women proceeding to Port Macquarie on to join their husbands (Reel 6019; 4/3864 p.34)

1823 May 8-Aug 15

Journal of on a voyage to New Zealand (Fiche 3273, SZ996 pp.1-116; Fiche 3274, SZ996 pp.117-24)

1823 Aug 15

Arrived with cargo of flax and four natives of New Zealand (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.46)

1823 Aug 22

Crew of for permission to land skins (Reel 6059; 4/1772 p.88)

1823 Oct 17

Re rations required for (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.438)

1823 Oct 18

Employed to convey J Oxley on expedition to the north (Reel 6068; 4/1814 pp.107-8)

1823 Dec 20

Re arrival of (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.49)

1825 Mar 12

Arrived from New Zealand with cargo of flax (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.210)

1825 Aug-Nov

Re persons proceeding to Moreton Bay on (Reel 6019; 4/3794 pp.12-4)

1825 Aug 10

Prisoners to be sent to Port Macquarie on (Reel 6019; 4/3864 p.257)

"MERMAID", Master of see CHRISTENSEN, Laurity; KENT, John Rodolphus; KING, Phillip Parker

MERNAGH, John. Per "Tellicherry", 1806

1805 Aug 17

On list of convicts embarked on board the "Tellicherry"; listed as Merna (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.37)

1806 Feb 22

King to Marsden re transportation of Mernagh and his four companions without conviction; and their status in the Colony (Fiche 3289; 5/3822.2A pp.1-3)

1809 May

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 p.176)

1811 Feb

Memorial for confirmation of grant and pardon; as Marnagh (Fiche 3003; 4/1821 No.96)

1813 Jul 1

Subscribed to fund for building a court house at Sydney; appears as Mernough (Reel 6043; 4/1728 p.136)

1822 Feb 22

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict; listed as Mariner (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.17)

1824 Oct

Memorial; as Marinagh (Fiche 3099; 4/1838A No.614 pp.585-8)

MERNAN, Patrick (Per "Tellicherry", 1806) see MORNANE, Patrick

MERNEY, John

1806 Jun 23, Jul 1,17

Received issues of beer at Sydney (Reel 6041; 4/1719 pp.210-1, 213)

MERRETT see also MERRITT

MERRETT, Charles. Per "Neptune", 1820

1820 Jul 28

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Neptune" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution; listed as Mallet (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.157)

1822 Jan 30

On list provided by Thomas Lewie of men said to have worked on Major Druitt's Western Road farm in Government time (Reel 6053; 4/1754 p.430)

1822 c.Feb

Appears on list supplied by Charles Ellis to the Enquiry into the Engineer Department (Reel 6053; 4/1755 p.81)

1822 Feb 22

Referred to in evidence before the Board of Enquiry into the Engineer Department (Reel 6053; 4/1754 p.107)

1822 Mar

On lists of persons forming roads under the direction of James Johnson, overseer, from 21 Oct 1818 to 2 Mar 1822 (Reel 6053; 4/1754 p.415 & 4/1755 p.97)

1822 Apr 10

On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.78)

1824 Sep 11

Runaway from the service of William Lawson. On return of proceedings of the Bench of Magistrates, Parramatta; listed as Merett (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.49)

1825 May, Oct

On lists of convicts employed by William Lawson; from Jul 1824. Listed as Meret and Merritt (Reel 6062; 4/1782 pp.51b, 57a)

MERRETT, Mathew. Per "Sir William Bensley", 1817

1820 Jan 20

On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per "Elizabeth Henrietta"; listed as Merriott (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.197)

1824 Jun 15

On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per "Lady Nelson" (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.153, 480-1)

MERRETT, William. Free settler

1825 Mar 3

Memorial (Fiche 3144; 4/1843A No.524 pp.421-8)

1825 Aug 8

On list of persons who have received orders for grants of land (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.96)

MERRICK see also MERRIOTT; MEYRICK

MERRICK, Edward. Per "Surprise", 1790; constable and landholder at Richmond

1799 Aug 1

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3267; 9/2731 p.96)

1802 Apr 10

Particulars of arms in possession of (Reel 6041; 4/1719 p.94)

1810 c.Feb

Memorial for confirmation of grant (Fiche 3007; 4/1822 No.219)

1811 Jun 12

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

1812 Sep 12

Permitted to draw cattle from the Government Herds on credit; appears as Meyrick (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.315)

1820 Apr 27

Constable & poundkeeper on north side of river in Richmond district (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.316-7)

1822 Mar 28

Appointed constable at Richmond (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.51)

1822 Sep 23-Oct 21

John Brown and others convicted by the Court of Criminal Jurisdiction of assault on (Reel 6023; X820 p.69)

1823 Jul 21,26, Aug 11

District Constable, Richmond. Re matter of his negligence in allowing Isaac Sampson, assigned servant of James Simmons, to remain improperly at large (Reel 6057; 4/1768 pp.170-171c)

1824 Jun 30

Memorial (Fiche 3025; 4/1824B No.491 pp.815-8)

1825 Jan 6

District Constable at Upper and Lower Richmond. On list of constables doing duty at Windsor and the Districts of the Hawkesbury (Reel 6062; 4/1783 p.81a)

1825 Feb 19, Jun, Aug 30

Memorials for a ticket of occupation and to be victualled from the Stores (Fiche 3144; 4/1843A No.525 pp.429-36). Replies, 28 Apr, 1 Jul and 14 Dec (Reel 6014, 4/3514 pp.183, 571; Reel 6016, 4/3516 p.167)

1825 Mar 26

Re case of William Richardson (Reel 6063; 4/1785 p.175)

1825 Jul 5

District Constable at Richmond. On return of constables in the town of Windsor and districts of Hawkesbury (Fiche 3302; 4/7419.1 p.18)

MERRICK, Elizabeth

1822 Jul-1823 Mar

On the Richmond School Roll (Fiche 3307; SZ1014 pp.4, 12, 16, 20, 24, 26, 28)

MERRICK, James. Per "Canada", 1819

1821 Jul 11

On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per "Elizabeth Henrietta" (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.148)

1821

On list of convicts at Port Macquarie (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.348-9)

1822 Dec 10

Prisoner at Port Macquarie to be forwarded to Sydney to give evidence at the Criminal Court; listed as Meddick (Reel 6019; 4/3864 p.24)

1822 Dec 17,19

Summoned from Port Macquarie per "Lady Nelson" to appear as a witness in a murder trial; listed as Meddick (Reel 6054, 4/1758 p.143; Reel 6010, 4/3507 p.99)

1822 Dec 26

Evidence from Port Macquarie. To be victualled at Hyde Park Barracks (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.118)

MERRICK, John. Born in the Colony; of Richmond

1816 Jan 16

Of Richmond. On list of persons to receive grants of land in 1816 (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.26)

1818 Sep 10

Of Windsor. On list of persons to receive grants of land in 1818 (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.45)

1825 Aug

On list of persons liable to serve as jurors in the district of Windsor (Reel 6062; 4/1782 p.81a)

MERRICK, Joseph. Born in the Colony; of Windsor

1818 Sep 10

On list of persons to receive grants of land in 1818 (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.45)

1822 May 16

Appointed constable at Richmond (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.59)

1823 Nov 19

Resigned (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.197)

1825 Mar 30

Appointed constable at Windsor (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.337)

1825 Jul 5

Constable at Windsor. On return of constables in the town of Windsor and districts of Hawkesbury (Fiche 3302; 4/7419.1 p.18)

1825 Dec 17

Dismissed as constable for neglect of duty (Reel 6062; 4/1783 p.117)

1825 Dec 17

Memorial (Fiche 3144; 4/1843A No.525 p.437)

MERRICK, Joseph. Per "Neptune", 1790

1820 May

Memorial (Fiche 3025; 4/1824B No.492 pp.819-22)

MERRICK, Richard. Son of Edward Merrick, district constable; of Richmond

1824 Aug

Memorial (Fiche 3100; 4/1838B No.635 pp.701-2)

MERRICK, Susannah

1822 Jul-1823 Mar

On the Richmond School Roll (Fiche 3307; SZ1014 pp.4, 12, 16, 20, 24, 26, 28)

MERRICK, Thomas

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.62)

MERRICK, Thomas. Son of Edward Merrick, district constable; of Richmond

1824 Aug

Memorial (Fiche 3100; 4/1838B No.635 pp.701-2)

MERRICK, William. Deserter from H M S "Samarang"

1814 Jan 15

To William Mitchell re passage to Ceylon for as a prisoner (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.13)

1814 Jan 17

Passage to Ceylon ordered on "Earl Spencer" (Reel 6018; 4/3521 p.1)

MERRICK, William. Born in the Colony; of Windsor and Kurrijong

1818 Sep 10

On list of persons to receive grants of land in 1818 (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.45)

1822 Mar 28

Appointed constable at North Richmond (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.51)

1823

Certifying that James Connolly of Curryjong had cleared his land (Fiche 3083; 4/1836B No.215 pp.949-51)

1825 Jan 6

District Constable at North Richmond. On list of constables doing duty at Windsor and the Districts of the Hawkesbury (Reel 6062; 4/1783 p.81a)

1825 Jul 5

District constable at North Richmond. On return of constables in the town of Windsor and districts of Hawkesbury (Fiche 3302; 4/7419.1 p.18)

1825 Aug 17

Certifying that he had inspected James Connolly Junior's farm (Fiche 3125; 4/1841A No.151 p.1)

1825 Dec 17

Memorial (Fiche 3144; 4/1843A No.526 pp.439-40)

1825 Dec 22

To be victualled from the Store at Windsor for six months; with his wife, two children and convict servant. Appears as Meyrick (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.227)

MERRIDEW, William. Per "Lord Sidmouth", 1819

1819 Mar 18

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Lord Sidmouth" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.40)

1823 Apr 21

Servant of W Wilson of Sydney Road; testimony as to his character for a ticket of leave (Reel 6026; 4/1715 pp.606-7)

MERRINGTON, George. Seaman, "Broxbornebury"

1814 Oct 26, Nov 8

To Thomas Pitcher re application to discharge Merrington (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.348, 358)

1814 Nov 18,23,30

Put ashore by Captain Pitcher of "Broxbornebury" although permission to do so was not forthcoming (Reel 6018; 4/3521 pp.29-36)

MERRIOTT see also MERRICK; MEYRICK

MERRIOTT, Charles. Per "Anne", 1810

1817 Dec 15

Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3179; 4/1852 pp.235-7)

1822 Feb 25-Mar 27

To be transported for seven years. In reports of prisoners tried at Court of Criminal Jurisdiction; appears as Merritt (Reel 6023; X820 p.41)

1822 Mar 20

On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per "Elizabeth Henrietta"; listed as Meyrick (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.44)

1824 Jun

On monthly return of prisoners punished at Newcastle; listed as Marriott (Reel 6023; 4/1718 p.185)

1825 Apr 22

Town Constable at Newcastle. On return of persons on Police Establishment for the Counties of Northumberland & Durham who are entitled to salaries; listed as Merrick (Reel 6068; 4/1812 p.51)

1825 May 18

On return of constables on the Police Establishment for the Counties of Northumberland and Durham (Fiche 3302; 4/7419.1 p.16)

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