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Piper, John (Dec 1821) to Pitcairn Island


1821 Dec

Signature of in recommendation of the memorial of Robert Randall (Reel 6052; 4/1751 p.69)

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

Re appointment as Justice of the Peace (Reel 6039; 4/424 pp.2, 104, 236, 457)

1822

Justice of the Peace. Recommending that favourable consideration be given to William Smith's petition for a free pardon (Fiche 3226; 4/1867 p.95a)

1822

Justice of the Peace. Recommending John Davison, on account of his meritorious conduct, in support of his petitions for the remission of his sentence (Fiche 3216; 4/1865 pp.8, 9a)

1822 Jan

Re recommendation of Mary Baker (Reel 6054; 4/1759 p.66)

1822 Jan

Recommended memorial of Henry McKeen and other convicts at the Prisoners' Barracks for permission to perform a play (Reel 6052; 4/1752 p.30b)

1822 Jan 9

Re bonds for Colonial vessels (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.255)

1822 Feb 18

Re payments to the Police Fund and the Orphan Institution Fund (Reel 6008; 4/3504A pp.446-9)

1822 Mar 9

Re shipping of spirits (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.2)

1822 Mar 31-1823 Sep 30

On lists of persons to whom convict mechanics have been assigned (Fiche 3296; X53 pp.7, 20, 33, 48, 64, 78)

1822 c.May

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.133)

1822 May 10

President of directors of the Bank of New South Wales. Re state of the circulating medium of the Colony (Reel 6052, 4/1753 p.125; Reel 6017, 4/5783 pp.76-81)

1822 May 18

Re premises desired by R Cooper (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.311)

1822 May 31

Re duty on coined money (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.361)

1822 Jun 12

Re committal of Eliza Nixon to the Factory (Reel 6053; 4/1756 p.41)

1822 Jun 17

Mentioned in deposition of J Larkham (Reel 6054; 4/1759 p.49)

1822 Jul-1823 Dec 20

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290, 4/4570D pp.41, 79, 86; Fiche 3291, 4/4570D pp.106, 107, 113, 123)

1822 Jul 1

Landholder at Vaucluse. Applying for clearing party (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.177)

1822 Jul 3

Re payments to the Police, Light House and Orphan Institution Funds (Reel 6009; 4/3506 pp.25-7)

1822 Jul 5

Of Sydney. Appointed to the Committee of the Agricultural Society of New South Wales at the Society's inaugural meeting (Reel 6052; 4/1753 p.160)

1822 Jul 11

Of Vaucluse. Richard Knott appointed overseer of clearing party for Piper (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.47)

1822 Jul 17

Of Vaucluse. Letter explaining new regulations for the rationing of men employed clearing land; had authority to receive 22 men from Sydney to clear land at Vaucluse (Reel 6009; 4/3505 pp.204-5, 207)

1822 Aug 23

Richard Nott, overseer to Piper, requesting instructions for clearing party (Reel 6022; 4/7014 pp.193-4)

1822 Aug 29

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

1822 Oct 7

Re payments to the Treasurers of the Colonial Revenue and the Orphan Institution, and to the Light House (Reel 6009; 4/3506 pp.339-40)

1822 Dec 6

Re grant of land to R Fitzgerald near Bathurst (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.42)

1822 Dec 27

Re payments to the Police Fund and the Orphan Institution Fund (Reel 6010; 4/3507 pp.119-21)

1823

On list of landowners and details of land cleared by clearing gangs (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.13)

1823 Mar 24

Unsigned bond re clearing gang and request for withdrawal of gang (Reel 6022; 4/7014 pp.309-16)

1823 Apr 2

Re accounts of Naval Officer for period ending 31 Dec 1822 (Reel 6010; 4/3508 pp.62-3, 64)

1823 Apr 15

Re bond for spirits and wine taken on board vessels (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.136)

1823 Jun

Magistrate. Signed statement of good character re Elizabeth McCaffry for ticket of leave (Reel 6017; 4/5783 p.360)

1823 Aug 4

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

1823 Aug 12

Re duties to be levied on imports (Reel 6011; 4/3509 pp.78-9)

1823 Aug 13

Re his accounts (Reel 6011; 4/3509 pp.70-1)

1823 Aug 13

Re payment to be made from his accounts (Reel 6011; 4/3509 pp.72-3)

1823 Aug 27

Appointed a Director of Bank of New South Wales (Reel 6040; SZ1049 p.9)

1823 Sep 1,26

Re appointment of his son as Assistant Naval Officer (Reel 6056; 4/1765 p.185)

1823 Sep 3

Supporting petition of William Hutchison (Reel 6056; 4/1765 p.195)

1823 Sep 17

President of Committee for erection of a Presbyterian Church. Seeking appointment with Sir Thomas Brisbane (Reel 6056; 4/1765 p.201)

1823 Oct 2

Re his station (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.536)

1823 Oct 6

Re letter forwarded to Vickers Jacob (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.368)

1823 Oct 16

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

1823 Oct 31

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

1823 Nov 4

Re his accounts (Reel 6011; 4/3509 pp.514-6)

1823 Nov 5

Re import duty (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.569)

1823 Nov 26

Re grant of new charter to Bank of New South Wales (Reel 6040; SZ1049 pp.i-iii)

1823 Dec 26

Naval Officer. Re cancellation of bond of Berry and Wollstonecraft (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.54)

1824

Duties received from for the quarter ending 31 Dec 1823 (Reel 6059; 4/1774 p.33d)

1824

Listed in the Colonial Revenue account as advancing money to the Orphan Institution (Reel 6059; 4/1774 p.33a)

1824 Jan 3

Re payments to Wentworth and Marsden (Reel 6012; 4/3510 pp.108-9)

1824 Feb 20

Re payment of accounts to the Treasury (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.368)

1824 Mar 30

Re permission to lease land in Sydney (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.599)

1824 c.Apr

Executor of Nicholas Bayley. On list of defaulters in payment for assigned convict mechanics for the quarters ending 31 Dec 1823 and 31 Mar 1824 (Reel 6061; 4/1778 p.265a)

1824 c.Apr

On list of defaulters in payment for assigned convict mechanics for the quarters ending 31 Dec 1823 & 31 Mar 1824 (Reel 6061; 4/1778 p.265h)

1824 May 7

Re proceedings against Captain Taylor if he was guilty of a breach of Port regulations (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.169)

1824 May 26; 1825 Nov 16

Appointed Justice of the Peace (Fiche 3299, AO Doc No.1 & AO Doc No.4)

1824 c.Jul

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

1824 Jul 9

Re payment of balance of accounts (Reel 6013; 4/3511 pp.642, 643)

1824 Jul 30

Re probate of William Minchin's will (Reel 6017; 4/5782 p.72)

1824 Aug 10

Petition to Governor requesting aid for the building of the Scots' Church (Reel 6062; 4/1782 p.20). Reply, 20 Aug (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.236)

1824 Sep

Naval Officer, Sydney. His replies to the instructions of 15 and 29 Sep 1824 transmitted to the Governor (Reel 6017; 4/5782 p.150)

1824 Sep 14

Signatory to letter of thanks to the Governor for assistance towards erection of a Scots Kirk (Reel 6060; 4/1775 p.149)

1824 Sep 20

Naval Officer, Port Jackson. Circular re review of Orders and Regulations made by successive Governors pertaining to the administration of his office (Reel 6013; 4/3512 pp.404-5)

1824 Sep 30

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

1824 Oct 6

Re payments of duty to the Treasurer of Colonial Revenue (Reel 6013; 4/3512 pp.520, 525)

1824 Oct 11

On return of grain in the possession of settlers and other private individuals in the District of Bathurst (Reel 6065; 4/1800 p.187)

1824 Oct 26

William White and Thomas Fitzgerald, his servants, sentenced to the tread mill for seven days each for absence and neglect (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.97)

1824 Dec 22

Re imports and exports of the colony (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.131)

1824 Dec 31

Listed on Colonial Fund statement (Reel 6039; 4/424 pp.416, 418, 426)

1825

Re Joseph King's petition for mitigation of sentence (Reel 6017; 4/5782 pp.245-6)

1825 Jan 7

Naval Officer, Port Jackson. Circular requesting information for the purpose of preparing returns for Earl Bathurst for the year 1822 (Reel 6014; 4/3513 pp.125-6, 226)

1825 Jan 11

Recommending, with others, a duty of five shillings per gallon on Colonial distilled spirits (Reel 6017; 4/5782 p.161)

1825 Jan 31

Convict discharged to him from Bathurst during Jan 1825 (Fiche 3300; 4/1916.1 pp.3-4, 7-8)

1825 Feb

Resident Magistrate. Copy of Robert Jones' character & work record (Reel 6017; 4/5782 pp.360-1)

1825 Feb 18

To act as a reference regarding character of Robert Mathews (Reel 6063; 4/1785 p.111)

1825 Mar 7

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

1825 Mar 12

Re Mr Edwardson's seizure of sloop "James" (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.602)

1825 Mar 14

Re seizure of sloop "Janus" (Reel 6063, 4/1785 p.132; Reel 6017, 4/5782 p.269)

1825 Mar 18

Acknowledging receipt of warrant of Governor for payment of 2,400 Spanish dollars for erection of Scots' Church (Reel 6062; 4/1782 p.28)

1825 Mar 28

Re a dispute over payment of pilotage for "Queen Charlotte" (Reel 6017; 4/5782 pp.306, 309, 311-12)

1825 Mar 31

Recommending John J Jackson for a grant of land (Fiche 3138; 4/1842B No.411 p.641)

1825 Apr 6

Re form of wealth possessed by J Dickson (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.8)

1825 Apr 18, Sep 6

Circular re information required for returns of the Colony, 1823 (Reel 6014; 4/3514 pp.92, 94); request for reply (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.283)

1825 Apr 19

Warrant on the Colonial Treasurer for rent of house occupied by Assistant Surgeon Hill (Reel 6070; 4/6037 p.15)

1825 May 4, Jun 1

Memorial for ticket of occupation northeast of Bathurst (Fiche 3151; 4/1844A No.652 pp.17-24)

1825 May 9

Signature in recommendation of Thomas William Middleton's memorial re retaining the situation of Inspector of Cattle (Reel 6062; 4/1782 p.48c)

1825 May 12

Re returns of imports and exports for 1823 (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.274)

1825 May 17

On list of warrants for land purchases (Fiche 3260; 2/1925 p.17)

1825 May 26

Allowed temporary occupation of land for use as a grazing run 44 miles northeast of Bathurst (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.73)

1825 Jun 6

Justice of the Peace, Sydney. Enquiry to re Thomas Bray's intentions to reside on land grant should he receive one (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.436)

1825 Jun 6

Enquiry to re Joseph Harris' intentions to reside on land grant should he receive one (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.439)

1825 Jun 6

Enquiry to re Alexander Philips' intentions to reside on land grant should he receive one (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.440)

1825 Jun 15

Enquiry to re Francis Muckledoon's intentions to reside on land grant should he receive one (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.485)

1825 Jul 7

Thomas Bray's application for a land grant not acceded to (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.592)

1825 Jul 8

Justice of the Peace, Sydney. Enquiry to re William Ritchie's intentions to reside on land grant should he receive one (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.612)

1825 Jul 11

Inquiry as to John Smith's means and whether he intended to reside on his land grant (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.16)

1825 Oct 11

Naval Officer. Circular to re information for return required by Lord Bathurst for the year 1824 (Reel 6015; 4/3515 pp.414-5)

1825 Oct 15

Member of Committee of Management of Scotch Church. Memorial of Committee (Fiche 3154; 4/1844A No.722A pp.443-6)

1825 Oct 31

Naval Officer & Collector of Government Duty. Re sale of schooner "Alligator" (Fiche 3309; 4/7186.1 p.20)

1825 Nov 28

Naval Officer. Circular transmitting General Order re duties on distillation of spirits and ordering strict compliance of it (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.50)

1825 Dec 14

Re measurement and description of the brigs "Glory" and "Elizabeth" (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.168)

1825 Dec 16

Re indulgence for Messrs Cooper and Levey (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.187)

PIPER, John

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land [1813] (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.70)

1819-22

On list of persons owing quit rents in Van Diemen's Land; for land in the District of Strangford (Fiche 3270; X19 p.20)

PIPER, John

1818 Feb 14

Paid from the Police Fund for tobacco purchased by him for use of men employed in repairing roads (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.439)

PIPER, John (Junior). Born in the Colony; son of John Piper

1821 Oct 26

Memorial (Fiche 3038; 4/1827 No.105). Reply, 13 Nov (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.62)

1823 Sep 1,26

Re appointment as Assistant in Department of Naval Officer (Reel 6056; 4/1765 pp.185-7)

1823 Sep 24

Appointed assistant in Naval Officer's department (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.191)

1825 Nov 11

On list of persons who have received orders for grants of land (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.98); on list of lands granted and reserved by Sir Thomas Brisbane (Fiche 3269; 9/2740 p.23)

PIPER, John. Per "Eliza"

1822 Oct 1

On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.97)

PIPER, John. Per "Minorca", 1801

1811 Jun 12

Of Sydney. On list of persons to receive grants of land in different parts of the Colony as soon as they can be measured; at Bringelly (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.6)

1824 Dec 21

Of Bringelly. Memorial for new road from Liverpool Road to New North Road (Fiche 3080; 4/1836B No.101a pp.549-52)

PIPER, Mary. Of the Female Orphan Institution

1821 Feb 14

To be apprenticed to the Female Orphan Institution in place of Elizabeth Jenkins (Reel 6040; 4/403 p.59)

PIPER, Simon. Per "Hebe", 1820

1822 Apr 8

Re passage to Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.135)

1822 May 21

Re assignment to Arthur Connolly (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.321)

PIPER, Thomas. Per "Batavia", 1818

1818 Apr 14

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Batavia" and forwarded to Bathurst for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3498 p.152)

PIPER, William. Child about 3 years old

1810 Mar 8

Inquest on body of (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.529-33)

PIPER, William. Came free per "Minorca", 1801

1820

Memorial (Fiche 3028; 4/1825A No.616 pp.383, 386)

1825 Nov 1

On list of persons liable to serve as jurors in the district of Sydney (Reel 6062; 4/1782 p.114b)

PIPER, William. Of Market Street

1822 Dec 31-1823 Sep 30

On lists of persons to whom convict mechanics have been assigned (Fiche 3296; X53 pp.48, 64, 79)

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.173d)

PIPES (Smoking)

1812 Apr 15

Manufactured by William Cluer (Fiche 3169; 4/1848 p.86)

PIPPAR, James. Per "Somersetshire", 1814

1819 Dec

Government servant at Pennant Hills. Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3198; 4/1859 pp.89-89a)

PIQUE, Theodore. Per "Asia"

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)

PIRACY

1814 Mar 31, Jul 19

Charge of piracy against Thomas Cripps (Reel 6018; 4/3521 pp.7-9, 19-20)

1816 Sep 13

Re capture of the brig "Trial" by pirates (Reel 6005; 4/3495 pp.124-7)

1816 Oct 2

Re cost of quest for pirates (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.168)

1818 Aug 3

Re suspected act of piracy on board "Elizabeth Henrietta" (Reel 6006; 4/3499 pp.5-6)

1820 Nov 13

Re forwarding from Calcutta of convicts who seized the "Young Lachlan" (Reel 6018; 4/3521 pp.264-5)

1822 Dec 3,18

Re enquiry into piracy on "Ben Johnson" (Reel 6010; 4/3507 pp.19-20, 96)

1823 May 17

Samuel P Henry's account of the capture of the American brig "Prudence" (Reel 6056; 4/1765 pp.118-21)

1824 May 17

Proclamation re piracy, robbery etc committed in the islands of the Indian and Pacific Oceans (Reel 6039; 4/424 pp.232-34)

1825 May 19

Re seizure of the "Eclipse" (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.329)

PIRARRO, Antonio. Per "Grenada", 1821

1824 Jul 24

Attached to road gang near Prospect; sentenced to three months in Gaol Gang for fighting. On return of proceedings of the Bench of Magistrates, Parramatta (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.42)

PISTER, Jacob. Master Builder, Government Dockyard

1814 Jan 16

Juror at inquest on John Boyd held at Sydney (Reel 6021; 4/1819 p.33)

1818 Aug 15-Nov 28

Foreman of Dockyard. Salary paid from the Police Fund (Reel 6038; SZ759 pp.494, 528)

1819 Feb 20

Paid from the Police Fund for extra work in building boat for the "Prince Leopold" (Reel 6038; SZ1044 p.10)

1819 Feb 20-Aug 24

Master Boat Builder. Salary paid from the Police Fund (Reel 6038; SZ1044 pp.11, 57, 89)

1819 Aug 2,5

Re permission to marry at Sydney; appears as John Jacob Pister (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.200)

1819 Dec 2

Re Government hire of "Queen Charlotte" & the appointment of a committee to survey the vessel (Reel 6007; 4/3501 pp.86-88, 89)

1819 Dec 6

Survey and report on value and seaworthiness of "Queen Charlotte" by T Moore, R Brooks and J Pister (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.131-3)

1820 Oct 25

Re appointment to committee of survey re the ability of the "Agamemnon" to convey troops to Madras (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.388)

1824 Sep 14

Re passage of wife to Hobart Town (Reel 6019; 4/3522 p.95)

PITCAIRN ISLAND

1822 Oct 29

Request from the heads of the principal families of Pitcairn Island for the Governor's intercession in forwarding to the Island a person competent to instruct them in their religious duties (Reel 6052; 4/1753 pp.192-192a)

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