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Oulton to Ovens, John (Jan 1824)


OULTON, Humphrey

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.69)

OUNAN, Thomas. Per "Lord Sidmouth", 1821

1822 Mar 30; 1823 Aug 22

On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D pp.90, 95)

OVEN, Richard William

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.69)

OVENS, John. Private Secretary to Governor Brisbane

Arrived as Lieutenant, 73rd Regiment in 1810 and was Acting Engineer, 1810-11. Returning to England in October 1811 he transferred to the 74th Regiment and became Aide-de-Camp to Brisbane during the Peninsular War. He returned to the Colony with Brisbane in 1821 and was made Acting Chief Engineer. In 1824 he was appointed Brisbane's Secretary and appointed Major in 57th regiment. He died December 1825.

1810 Feb 28

Appointed Engineer & Artillery officer, & Superintendent of Public Works (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.22)

1810 Jun 2

Memorandum of prices of stone-work given in by John O'Hearne (Reel 6042; 4/1723 p.16)

1811 Jan 7

Asking for a return to be furnished of furniture, the property of the Government, now in Campbell's possession (Reel 6043; 4/1726 p.199). Reply, 7 Jan (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.75)

1811 Sep 30, Oct 1

Seeking Governor's permission to return to Europe by first opportunity in order to arrange his private affairs (Reel 6043; 4/1726 pp.258-60)

1821

Account of iron and steel issued to Windsor station (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.225)

1821 Jan 24-Sep 24

Requisitions for stores for carrying on public works (Reel 6070; 4/1265 pp.54-63, 66)

1822

Michael Donnelly appointed overseer of Mr Acres clearing party (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.37)

1822 Jan, Jun

Referred to in papers re charges brought against Major Druitt (Reel 6053; 4/1755 pp.151, 162, 263)

1822 Jan 31

To act as Chief Engineer (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.35)

1822 Feb 4

Re assignment of T Baddam to Jamison (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.386)

1822 Feb 14

Request for a small cedar box to contain Governor's despatches (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.437)

1822 Feb 14,22

Re assignment of convicts Keating and Briant to (Reel 6053; 4/1756 pp.33-34)

1822 Feb 26

Re appointment of William Griffiths as overseer to Wylde's clearing gang (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.31)

1822 Feb 28

Re appointment of C Wall as constable, Prisoners Barracks (Reel 6053; 4/1756 p.74)

1822 Mar 4

Letter to transmitting H.M. Treasury instructions for preparation of estimates (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.511)

1822 Mar 18,27

Re despatch of clearing gangs and overseers (Reel 6022; 4/7014 pp.111, 115)

1822 Mar 24

Requisitions for stores for carrying on public works (Reel 6070; 4/1265 pp.76-7)

1822 Mar 25

Major Druitt replying to Oven's letter re whereabouts of papers that were in his office at Carter's Barracks (Reel 6053; 4/1754 pp.374-7)

1822 Mar 26

Signatory to report of Board of Works appointed to examine the appropriation of Government timber in the Colony (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.229)

1822 Apr 8

Re damage by cattle to Blaxland's corn (Reel 6017; 4/5783 p.56)

1822 Apr 15

Re despatch of clearing party to John Cullen (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.133)

1822 Apr 18

Re appointment of John Fitzmorris as overseer of George Cox's clearing party (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.137)

1822 May 1

Re allowance for horse (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.221)

1822 May 7

Re requisition (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.253)

1822 May 18

Re dismissal forever of I Chapman (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.310)

1822 Jun 5,22

Requesting permission for mare to be destroyed (Reel 6053, 4/1756 p.75). Reply, 22 Jun (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.422)

1822 Jun 7-1825 Dec 30

Requisitions by Allan Cunningham, Colonial Botanist (Reel 6035; SZ13 pp.21, 24-5, 27-9, 32, 72-3, 75, 77-8, 80-1, 86, 88, 91, 95-8)

1822 Jun 22

Re salary for Principal Superintendent of Convicts (Reel 6017; 4/5783 p.99)

1822 Jun 28

Re supply of bedding to Sydney Gaol and the Benevolent Institution (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.6)

1822 Jul 3

Appointing William Mulname overseer to James Meehan's clearing party (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.131)

1822 Jul 3

Request that requisitions be furnished (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.18)

1822 Jul 16

Re requisition for Mr Redman (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.59)

1822 Jul 19-Sep 26

Re appointments of overseers to clearing parties (Reel 6022; 4/7014 pp.45-51)

1822 Jul 26

Re wool to Lunatic Asylum, repair of roads and whitewashing materials (Reel 6053; 4/1756 p.23)

1822 Jul 29

Re John Jamison's objection to the treatment of James Sherland by (Reel 6017; 4/5783 pp.109-10)

1822 Sep 2

Re supply of stationery (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.227)

1822 Sep 10

Re requisition for oil for Sydney Gaol (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.243)

1822 Sep 13

Re supply of articles to Lunatic Asylum, Castle Hill (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.259)

1822 Oct 11

Re issue of leg irons to jailor (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.359)

1822 Oct 12

Re potato seeds for Castle Hill Lunatic Asylum and slop clothing (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.376)

1822 Nov 1

Commenting on the neglectfulness and lack of benefit rendered to the Government by Francis Greenway, Civil Architect (Reel 6053; 4/1756 p.76)

1822 Nov 23

State of detachments of 3rd Regiment of Foot who arrived on the "Arab" (Reel 6055; 4/1762 p.104)

1822 Dec 4

Re reward for capture of runaway (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.33)

1822 Dec 5

Appearance in the Gazette of J Boyd/Bryde as runaway (Reel 6053; 4/1756 p.77)

1822 Dec 7-1823 Dec 20

Re returns of stock (Reel 6033; X827 pp.135-247)

1822 Dec 13

Re value of buildings, cleared land and fences on lands assigned to Revd Richard Hill as a glebe (Reel 6017; 4/5783 pp.180-3)

1822 Dec 14

Re his lodging allowance (Reel 6056; 4/1763 p.63). Reply, 30 Dec (Reel 6010; 4/3507 pp.140-1)

1822 Dec 28

Re forwarding to of military dispatches (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.126)

1822 Dec 31

Re horses and oxen to be sent to Rooty Hill and South Creek (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.151)

1822 Dec 31

Re returns of the value of stores (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.152)

1823 Jan 1

Two constables on duty by order of Major Ovens victualled by William Mahony, District Constable, Appin (Reel 6058; 4/1769 p.152)

1823 Jan 2

Re disrespectful letter of Jacobs (Reel 6056; 4/1764 p.11)

1823 Jan 2

Re equipment for new station at Wellington (Reel 6010; 4/3507 pp.160-162)

1823 Jan 17

Re horses and saddles for the Surveyors Department (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.200)

1823 Jan 18

Re repair of weighing machine at the King's Wharf (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.215)

1823 Jan 23

Re assignment of certain sawyers (Reel 6017; 4/5783 p.195)

1823 Feb 6

Re items for the Lunatic Asylum (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.293)

1823 Feb 12,13

Re tanned leather and bootmaking tools for the Factory (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.330). Reply, 13 Feb (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.69)

1823 Mar 6

Re repairs to Benevolent Asylum (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.404). Reply, 17 Mar (Reel 6057; 4/1767 pp.70-1)

1823 Mar 15

Re supply of requisition (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.454)

1823 Mar 17

Re horses for Newcastle (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.469)

1823 Mar 21

Re need to substantiate public works completed (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.8). Reply, 5 May (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.72)

1823 Apr 1

Requesting that unwanted bullocks or carts be sent back to Sydney (Reel 6065; 4/1798 p.191)

1823 Apr 4-1825 Jun 9

Papers re premises of Richard Archbold occupied by Major Ovens (Fiche 3311; 4/7082 pp.1-27)

1823 Apr 17

Re stores for Asylum, Castle Hill (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.157)

1823 Apr 18-Jun 4

Re meeting to discuss road to be completed by Michael Dwyer and Michael Conroy between Richmond and Great Western Road at Prospect (Reel 6010; 4/3508 pp.164-5); report, 7 May (Reel 6056; 4/1765 pp.115-115c); contract failed, equipment and convicts to be dispersed (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.309); further enquiry (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.434). Reply, 4 Jun (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.73)

1823 Apr 18

Requesting that Daniel Dynan be forwarded to Windsor (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.171)

1823 Apr 23

Concerning his being reprimanded by Dr Douglass (Reel 6017; 4/5783 pp.248-250)

1823 Apr 28

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 329O; 4/4570D p.82)

1823 May 5

Forwarding Mr Buchanan's report (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.72)

1823 May 9

Referred to in letter re Vickers Jacob's resignation from the army in India to become a merchant in the Colony (Reel 6017; 4/5783 p.308)

1823 May 15

Re supply of glass cases for housing birds from New Zealand (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.310)

1823 May 19

Re custody of keys to solitary cells of Convict Barracks at Parramatta (Reel 6010; 4/3508 pp.301-2)

1823 May 19, Jul 25

Re requisition for supplies (Reel 6010; 4/3508 pp.330, 699)

1823 May 23

Re whitewashing of Sydney Gaol (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.367)

1823 May 24

Re miners to work in Newcastle coal mines (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.374)

1823 Jun 2

Re certificate for slops (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.426)

1823 Jun 11

Re plans for extension to Carters Barrack (Reel 6010; 4/3508 pp.480-1)

1823 Jun 14

Re plans for New Court House and hospital (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.511)

1823 Jun 14

Re list of applications for clearing gangs (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.514)

1823 Jun 16

Re list of supplies required at Bathurst (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.521)

1823 Jun 16

Re supply of slops to John McCarthy (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.522). Reply, 17 Jun (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.74)

1823 Jun 16

Re additions to Tread Wheel at Carters Barracks and employed convicts (Reel 6010; 4/3508 pp.523-4). Reply, 17 Jun (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.75)

1823 Jun 17

Re house for Surveyor General or Chaplain of St James Church (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.529)

1823 Jun 18

Re plans for Hospital at Liverpool (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.537)

1823 Jun 18, Jul 3

Re supply of requisition (Reel 6010; 4/3508 pp.540, 620)

1823 Jun 19

Re character of John Morgan per "Tyne" (Reel 6057; 4/1767 pp.76-76b)

1823 Jun 24

Re damage to Robert Campbell's garden wall (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.573). Reply, 30 Jun (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.77a)

1823 Jun 30

List of clearing gangs (Reel 6022; 4/7014 pp.271-4)

1823 Jul 1

Re certificate for slops (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.604)

1823 Jul 7,8

Re application of Mr Lethbridge for a clearing gang (Reel 6059; 4/1772 p.19). Reply, 8 Jul (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.638)

1823 Jul 25

Re return of specifications of alteration to new Courthouse and Carters Barracks and a request for estimates to finish these projects (Reel 6010; 4/3508 pp.702-3)

1823 Jul 25

Re military dispatches (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.704)

1823 Jul 26

Re supply of ploughs to Bathurst (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.709)

1823 Jul 26

Re storekeeper instructed to furnish returns of slops (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.710)

1823 Jul 31

Re allowing boat of Judge Field to land at Governor's wharf (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.717)

1823 Aug 5

Re requisition for Port Macquarie (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.18)

1823 Aug 6

Re estimates for work at Carters Barracks (Reel 6017; 4/5783 pp.391-393)

1823 Aug 13

Re sending carts to take stores from Bathurst to Cox's River (Reel 6059; 4/1772 p.63)

1823 Aug 14

Re requisition for Newcastle (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.74)

1823 Aug 20

Authorising him to punish any offences against good order during his inspection of clearing gangs (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.99)

1823 Aug 26

Re requisitions (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.126)

1823 Aug 27

Re persons no longer required at the Government Establishment at Cawdor (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.78)

1823 Aug 29

Requesting convicts for construction of a flour mill to the east of Carters Barracks (Reel 6011; 4/3509 pp.145, 146)

1823 Sep 4

Re requisitions for Newcastle and Bathurst (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.187)

1823 Sep 9

Re requisitions for Port Macquarie and the Botanical Collector (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.215)

1823 Sep 11

Deducting sum from salary of Mr Evison, Principal Overseer, for employing prisoner (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.79)

1823 Sep 15

Re incident concerning Sergeant Best on "Earl St Vincent" (Reel 6017; 4/5783 pp.396-399)

1823 Sep 16

Re supply of fittings to north wing of General Hospital (Reel 6011; 4/3509 pp.254, 255). Reply, 17 Sep (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.80)

1823 Sep 16

Re requisition for Port Macquarie (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.256)

1823 Sep 16

Re trunks to be forwarded to Superintendent of Stock at Bathurst (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.257)

1823 Sep 27

Requesting attendance of William Sydney Smith at Colonial Secretary's Office (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.316). Reply, 3 Oct (Reel 6057; 4/1767 pp.81-2)

1823 Sep 27

Re conviction of Anthony Boiling (Reel 6017; 4/5783 pp.400-401)

1823 Oct 3

Re requisitions (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.352)

1823 Oct 14

Forwarding plan for the new school room, together with a detailed description (Reel 6011; 4/3509 pp.420-2)

1823 Oct 15

Re requisitions to be supplied (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.427)

1823 Oct 17

Re tradesmen for the Agricultural Society (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.83)

1823 Oct 20

Re horse for George Blackett, Superintendent of Government Establishment at Rooty Hill, and conveyance of his baggage (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.451)

1823 Oct 20

Request for James Reiley to attend office of Colonial Secretary (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.451). Reply, 30 Oct (Reel 6057; 4/1767 pp.84-5)

1823 Oct 21

Re boards required for the "Elizabeth Henrietta" (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.463)

1823 Oct 30

Re requisition for Rooty Hill (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.493)

1823 Nov 2

Receipt for bullocks received at Carters Barracks from Bathurst (Reel 6032; 4/7029B p.1a)

1823 Nov 6

Receipt to be obtained from him for 40 unbroke oxen (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.530)

1823 Nov 6

Requesting branding irons (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.534)

1823 Nov 19

Re requisition for Botanical Collector (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.580)

1823 Nov 20

Re request from Colonial Botanist (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.86)

1823 Nov 24

Returns previously sent to David Johnston, Superintendent of Crown Stock, to be forwarded to Colonial Secretary (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.603)

1823 Nov 26

Re requisitions for Port Macquarie (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.613)

1823 Dec

Recommending discontinuation of services of Mr Harris, Civil Architect (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.87)

1823 Dec; 1824 Jan-Apr

Re supply of requisitions (Reel 6012; 4/3510 pp.68, 138, 293, 326, 508, 566, 627)

1823 Dec 1-1825 Oct 12

Muster of Government horses and working oxen at Sydney Station (Reel 6033; X828 pp.1-43)

1823 Dec 6

Requesting houses at Parramatta to be valued as basis for claim to a grant (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.664)

1823 Dec 8

Instructing him to take possession of the South Wing of the General Hospital, and prepare it as a Hospital for the Buffs (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.672)

1823 Dec 12

Requesting a transport for the conveyance of Mr Still's baggage to Bathurst (Reel 6057; 4/1766 p.157a)

1823 Dec 19

Re attendance of members of Audit Board (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.5)

1823 Dec 30

Re cleaning the public tanks (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.94)

1824

Listed in the Colonial Revenue Account (Reel 6059; 4/1774 p.33d)

1824

Requisitions for stores for carrying on public works (Reel 6070; 4/1265 pp.135-8)

1824 Jan 5

Re branding irons for Bathurst (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.119)

1824 Jan 12

Re water storage for the Factory (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.175)

1824 Jan 20

Re protection for the burying ground at Pitt Town (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.212)

1824 Jan 24

Re completion of St James Church (Reel 6060; 4/1777 pp.126-126a)

1824 Jan 24

Re arrangements for departure of the Chief Justice (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.246)

1824 Jan 24-Nov 26

Letters (Reel 6060; 4/1777 pp.126-36)

1824 Jan 27

Re complaint about conduct of Lieutenant Simpson, Wellington Valley (Reel 6017; 4/5783 pp.501-504)

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