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NICHOLS see also NICHOL; NICHOLAS; NICHOLDS; NICHOLL; NICHOLLS

NICHOLS, Benjamin. Came free per "Marquis of Wellington", 1815

1816 Jan 16

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

1816 Jun 22

On lists of persons who are to receive horned cattle from the Government Herds (Reel 6031, 4/7028A p.34; Reel 6038, SZ759 p.214)

1816 Jul 20

On return of horned cattle issued from the Government Herds between 8 May 1814 and 9 Jan 1819 (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.55)

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.253)

1822

Memorial for land at Bathurst (Fiche 3057; 4/1833 No.35 pp.121-4)

1822 Apr 15, May

On lists of persons who have received horned cattle from the Government Herds on credit (Reel 6052; 4/1753 p.118, 119)

1823 Apr 19-1825 Aug 30

On pay lists of constables employed at Sydney (Reel 6029, 4/7016A pp.137-217, 4/7016B pp.129-208 & 4/7016C pp.22-384; Reel 6030, 4/7016D pp.20-275, 317-386; Reel 6061, 4/1779 pp.154b, 163b, & 4/1780 pp.190b, 207b, 222c)

1824

On list of constables doing duty in Sydney and its environs requiring slop clothing (Reel 6017; 4/5782 p.94)

1824 May 22, Jun 4,11

On lists of constables doing duty for the town of Sydney and its vicinity who are entitled to a weekly ration (Reel 6061; 4/1779 pp.97c, 119c, 140c)

1824 Dec 31

On list of district and other constables doing duty in Sydney and its vicinity; stationed at the Tread Mill (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.314c)

1825 Jan 28

Re charges against for allowing prisoners to escape from the Tread Wheel (Reel 6063; 4/1784 pp.315, 318)

NICHOLS, Elizabeth

1813 Feb 15

On list of persons on Norfolk Island given certificates for stock, wheat and maize, furniture and equipment turned over to the Government (Reel 6020; 4/6977A p.11)

1813 Feb 15

Re valuation of buildings belonging to on Norfolk Island (Reel 6020; 4/6977A p.15)

1813 Feb 15

On list of persons on Norfolk Island whose stock have been received by the Government & who are entitled to payment in kind at Port Dalrymple (Reel 6020; 4/6977A p.32)

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.67)

1823

On list of persons owing quit rents in Van Diemen's Land; for land at Port Dalrymple (Fiche 3270; X19 p.39)

NICHOLS, George. Per "Asia", 1822

1822 Jul 29

On list of convicts landed from the "Asia" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution; crossed out, assigned in Sydney (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.95)

1822 Jul 29

On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.89)

1824 Sep 4

Attached to the Domain Party. On return of convicts received into or discharged from Parramatta Barracks (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.235)

1825 Nov 19

Convicted of manslaughter; to be transported to Port Macquarie for four years. On returns of prisoners tried and sentenced by the Supreme Court (Fiche 3298; X730 pp.23, 25 & X727 p.14)

NICHOLS, George Robert

1825 Jan 24

Signatory to petition from the residents of Concord (Reel 6063; 4/1785 p.60)

NICHOLS, Isaac David. Born in the Colony

1823 Jun 23-1824 Sep

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290, 4/4570D pp.63, 64; Fiche 3291, 4/4570D pp.106, 107, 116)

1825

Memorial (Fiche 3148; 4/1843B No.604 pp.865-8)

1825 Jan 24

On list of persons who have received orders for grants of land (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.97); on list of lands granted and reserved by Sir Thomas Brisbane; listed as David (Fiche 3269; 9/2740 p.21)

NICHOLS, Isaac. Per "Admiral Barrington", 1791; Postmaster; Principal Superintendent of Convicts

Transported for seven years per "Admiral Barrington" in 1791; in 1797, following expiration of his sentence, he received a grant of land at Concord and in the following year obtained his first spirit licence, operating an inn in George Street; in 1799 he was convicted of receiving stolen property but the sentence was suspended and, in 1802, he was pardoned; established a shipyard, building the "Governor Hunter" in 1805; appointed Superintendent of Public Works and Assistant to the Naval Officer in March 1809 and became the first postmaster in April of that year, a position he held until his death in November 1819; Macquarie appointed him Superintendent of Convicts, a post he retired from in 1814.

1797 Dec 20; 1805 Dec 18; 1806 Jan 1

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3267, 9/2731 p.90; Fiche 3268, 9/2731 pp.158, 162)

1802 Apr 10

Particulars of arms in possession of (Reel 6041; 4/1719 p.86)

1802 Jun 13

Granted conditional and free pardon (Reel 6037; SZ989 pp.66-7)

1805 Sep 30; 1808 Feb 15, Nov 21

On list of all grants and leases of town allotments registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 pp.208, 214, 216)

1806 Oct 7

Agreement to employ J Mackdowell as cabinet maker and carpenter at specified rate, until debt paid (Reel 6041; 4/1721 p.45)

1806 Nov 10

Seeking leave to re-employ J McDoual as carpenter (Reel 6041; 4/1721 p.43)

1809 Feb 20

On return of grants and leases made by Lieutenant Governor Foveaux between Jul 1808 and Jan 1809 (Reel 6001; SZ760 p.137b)

1809 Feb 20

Granted Sydney town allotment by Lieutenant Governor Foveaux (Reel 6001; SZ760 p.109b)

1809 Mar 25

Appointed Superintendent and assistant to Naval Officer (Reel 6037; SZ993 p.13)

1809 Apr 25

Appointed to office for distribution of parcels & letters arriving in the Colony (Reel 6037; SZ993 pp.38-9)

1810

Memorial re litigation between Joseph Underwood and Simeon Lord (Fiche 3009; 4/1822 No.319)

1810 Jan 1; 1814 Jan 1

On list of grants and leases of town allotments registered in Colonial Secretary's Office; grant cancelled because of erroneous quit rent and another made out (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 pp.242-3)

1810 Jan 3

On list of persons holding civil and military employment at Sydney and settlements adjacent (Fiche 3300; 2/8332 p.1)

1810 Jan 10

Requested to survey "Lady Nelson's" rigging (Reel 6002, 4/3490B p.33; Reel 6042, 9/2736 p.17). Reply, (Reel 6042; 4/1723 pp.87-8)

1810 Feb 21

Letter ordering release of Francis Cox from Government labour (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.91)

1810 Feb 24

Letter ordering release of Thomas Jones (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.101)

1810 Mar

Signatory to list of free men employed by Government for the building of the new stores (Reel 6042; 4/1723 pp.202-3)

1810 Apr 13

Letter directing him to restore Thomas Loach to service of William Bligh (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.183)

1810 Jun

Appointed Post Master in Sydney (Reel 6039, SZ756 p.655; Reel 6038, SZ758 p.61)

1810 Aug 27

Requesting cedar from Newcastle for use of Government Windmill (Reel 6003; 4/3490A p.84)

1810 Sep 1-1811 Aug 5

Return of Government working cattle at Lane Cove mustered by (Reel 6031; 4/7028A pp.3-10)

1810 Oct 5

To Ellis Bent re convening of Bench to investigate Nichols' allegations of William Bossett's fraudulence (Reel 6002; 4/3490D pp.19-20)

1810 Oct 8

Re permission for America Ryan to search for cattle of George Crossley (Reel 6002; 4/3490D pp.22-3)

1811 Jan 28

Circular to ship owners and masters re securities to be entered into (Reel 6002; 4/3490D pp.92-3)

1811 Mar 29

Cedar logs sent to him from Newcastle without Governor's permission (Reel 6003; 4/3490A p.174)

1811 May 13,15-6

High Court of Appeals, re money owed by William Jenkins (Reel 6042; 4/1724 pp.28-9, 36-7)

1811 May 16

Was respondent in unsuccessful appeal of W Jenkins against decision of Court of Civil Jurisdiction (Reel 6043; 4/1726 pp.224-5)

1811 Jul 5

Re delivery of sick prisoners per "Providence" to hospital (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.33)

1811 Jul 22

Re apprehension of prisoners escaped from Coal River (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.46)

1811 Oct 23

Re escape of Henry Joice from Newcastle (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.104)

1812

Recommending John Shergold for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3171; 4/1848 p.288)

1812 Jan 20

Re delivery of prisoners on "Campbell Macquarie" to (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.156-7)

1812 Feb 21

Governor Macquarie instructing him to make convict mechanics responsible for the safe custody of their tools (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.57-8)

1812 May 1

Reporting capture of runaway convicts from Newcastle (Reel 6043; 4/1727 p.376)

1812 May 4,13, Jul 6

Re prisoners escaped from Newcastle (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.239, 245, 285)

1812 Jun 1

Found bullock among herd of Captain Brooks (Reel 6031; 4/7028A p.15)

1812 Jun 18

New wharf to be built in Sydney Cove adjoining premises of (Reel 6043; 4/1727 p.233)

1812 Jul 10

Articles of Agreement with J Mould, to supply and fix 22 windows at the new Light Horse Barracks (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.328-9)

1812 Oct 26-Dec 14

Stores received from the Commissariat (Reel 6042; 9/2736 pp.2a, 5a, 8a, 12a)

1812 Sep 18

Re evidence at inquest on Jeremiah Long (Reel 6021; 4/1819 p.396)

1812 Dec 8

Memorandum of agreement for laying of floors and making of fixtures at the new Light Horse Barracks (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.326-7)

1812 Dec 29

Instructions to John Cruiss conveying Governor's orders for provision of a better return on Government outlay & more satisfactory work by sawyers, splitters, etc (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.332-3)

1813 Feb

List of convicts per "Archduke Charles" distributed to Parramatta & Windsor (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.400-1)

1813 Feb

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

1813 Apr 24

Re mistreatment of Otaheitans in his employ (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.438-9)

1813 Sep 4

Re prisoners absconded from Newcastle (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.540)

1813 Oct 14

Re distribution of convicts per "Earl Spencer" (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.560-2)

1813 Nov 8

Re transmission of list of convicts absconded from Newcastle (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.607)

1813 Dec

Owner of "Endeavour"; re the matter of "Daphne", Vice Admiralty Court (Reel 6040; 9/2735 pp.10-25)

1813 Dec 9

Nichols requested to discharge Otaheitans from crew of "Endeavour" and return them to Otaheite (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.629-30)

1814 Jan 12

Re transmission to of indenture to be executed for persons wanting female convicts (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.10)

1814 Feb 20

Agreement with A Whitaker and J Fennyman for fencing round Grose Farm (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.41-4)

1814 Mar 31

Re transmission of letters to Calcutta per "Britannia" (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.121)

1814 Apr 9

Resigned as Superintendent of Convicts & Public Works at Sydney; commended by Governor Macquarie (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.478)

1814 Oct 10

Re John Gee who came per "Glatton" & was sent to the Derwent at own request (Reel 6044; 4/1730 p.405)

1815 Dec 7

Re permission to cut own cedar for trading (Reel 6045; 4/1733 p.117). Reply, 11 Dec (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.281)

1816

Recommended that Thomas, Benjamin & Maurice Nichols be given land (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.22)

1816

Recommended that James O'Neale be given land (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.28)

1816 Oct 17

Requesting services of a bricklayer to assist in finishing house (Reel 6046; 4/1736 pp.138-9)

1816 Nov 25

Re loss sustained by "Endeavour" and seeking remission of duty on cargo of sandalwood from Marquesas Islands (Reel 6045; 4/1735 pp.215-7). Reply, 26 Nov (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.312)

1816 Nov 26

Re loss sustained by "Endeavour" & duty to be paid on sandalwood cargo (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.312)

1817

Recommending William Williams, per "Admiral Gambier", 1811, for ticket of leave (Fiche 3182; 4/1853 p.379)

1817 Jan 23

Asking permission to commemorate the anniversary of the establishment of the Colony (Reel 6046; 4/1737 pp.26-8)

1817 Aug 16

Paid from the Police Fund for lodging for Lieutenant Governor Sorell (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.374)

1817 Oct 7

Sending "Endeavour" to Macquarie Island for skins and oil (Reel 6047; 4/1739 pp.258-9)

1817 Oct 12

Re evidence at inquest on James Waters (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.714-5)

1817 Dec 15

Recommending Richard Wise, per "Earl Spencer", 1813, for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3182; 4/1853 p.387)

1817 Dec 19

Recommending Henry Jessup and John West for emancipation (Fiche 3289; 5/3822.2A pp.11-2)

1818

Recommending John West for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3190; 4/1856 p.286)

1818 Sep 12

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

1819 Nov 8,12,13

Re death of and appointment of a new Post Master (Reel 6007, 4/3501 pp.17, 34; Reel 6038, SZ1044 p.118)

1820 May 26

Re purchase for J W Browne & T O'Brien of all sheep of Nichols' estate (Reel 6049; 4/1744 p.341)

1821 Feb 23

William Walker purchased cattle from estate of Isaac Nichols. Memorial (Fiche 3040; 4/1827 No.141)

1821 Mar 5

On list of persons for whom grants of land have been handed over to the Surveyor General for delivery, with amount of fees to be charged (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.63)

NICHOLS, J

1819 Apr 14

His memorial on behalf of Harriot Susanna Edwards not to be considered by the committee of the Female Orphan School until he had taken out letters of administration on the effects of Edward Edwards as guardian of his children (Reel 6040; 4/403 pp.25-6)

NICHOLS, John

1810 Feb 16

Master "Cyclops". Invoice of provisions shipped by John Palmer to Hobart per "Cyclops" (Reel 6042; 4/1723 p.190)

1810 Jun 27

Re return to Garnham Blaxcell of papers concerning transfer of "Cyclops" (Reel 6002; 4/3490C p.103)

1811 Mar 1

Master, "Union". To Blaxcell and Collins re improper and illegal trade of "Union" (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.133)

1811 Apr 1

Master, "Union". Discharged cargo at the Derwent in violation of Port regulations (Reel 6003; 4/3490A pp.176-7)

NICHOLS, John. Of Petersham

1822 Mar 26

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.127)

NICHOLS, Maurice. Of Sydney

1816 Jan 16

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

1816 Jun 22

On lists of persons who are to receive horned cattle from the Government Herds in 1816, on credit (Reel 6031, 4/7028A p.34; Reel 6038, SZ759 p.214)

1816 Jul 20

On return of horned cattle issued from the Government Herds between 8 May 1814 and 9 Jan 1819 (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.55)

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.253)

1822 Apr 15, May

On lists of persons indebted to the Crown for livestock issued from the Government Herds & Flocks (Reel 6052; 4/1753 pp.118, 119)

NICHOLS, Richard. Of Toongabbie District

1802 Apr 10

Particulars of arms in possession of (Reel 6041; 4/1719 p.88)

NICHOLS, Sophia

1822 Dec 2

Re permission to marry at Sydney (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.13)

NICHOLS, Thomas

1815 Nov 17; 1816 Feb 23

Juror at inquests on Robert Campbell and Patrick McMahon held at Sydney (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.73, 409)

NICHOLS, Thomas. Of Sydney

1816 Jan 16

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

1816 Jun 22

On list of persons who are to receive horned cattle from the Government Herds in 1816, on credit (Reel 6031; 4/7028A p.34)

1816 Jul 20

On return of horned cattle issued from the Government Herds between 8 May 1814 and 9 Jan 1819 (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.55)

1819 Apr 30

Deceased. 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.253)

NICHOLS, William (Senior)

1805 Dec 18

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office; on the River Derwent (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 p.154)

1812 Jul 28

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

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land [1813] (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.67)

1814 Oct 20

Formerly in possession of a cornmill in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3261; 4/433 p.15)

1819-22

On list of persons owing quit rents in Van Diemen's Land; for land in the District of Clarence Plains (Fiche 3270; X19 p.18)

NICHOLS, William (Junior)

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land [1813] (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.67)

1819-22

On list of persons owing quit rents in Van Diemen's Land; for land in the District of Clarence Plains (Fiche 3270; X19 p.18)

NICHOLS, William

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land [1813] (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.67)

1823

On list of persons owing quit rents in Van Diemen's Land; for land in the District of Argyle (Fiche 3270; X19 p.18)

NICHOLS, William. Seaman, "Emu"

1815 Mar 28

To Lieutenant Forster re discharge of, from "Emu" (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.507)

NICHOLS, William

1825 Dec 21

On return of prisoners tried before the Supreme Court of New South Wales (Fiche 3298; X727 p.15)

NICHOLS, William. Per "Minerva", 1824

1824 Dec 6

On return of convicts returned to Government & assigned to settlers in the District of Appin (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.75)

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