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Porter, George (1823) to Postal Service


PORTER, George. Came free per "Commodore Hayes", 1823

1823 Sep 26

Application to reside in Colony (Reel 6059; 4/1772 p.148)

1823 Sep 27

To be discharged from the "Commodore Hayes" (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.318)

1824 Jan 20,22,23

Free settler, Sydney. Requested to furnish a statement of the number of convicts he could support off the Stores for a grant of land in proportion to his means (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.206); Porter's reply (Fiche 3106; 4/1839A No.778 pp.119-22); to be made a grant of 2,000 acres of land and six convicts assigned to him (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.242)

1824 Mar 12

Of Newcastle. On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290, 4/4570D pp.36, 70; Fiche 3291, 4/4570D p.133)

PORTER, George. Born in the Colony

1825 Sep 28

Son of Richard and Mary Porter; twin brother of Richard. Memorial of his brother Richard (Fiche 3151; 4/1844A No.655 pp.33-6)

PORTER, Hannah. Per "Canada", 1810

1811 Sep 9

On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per "Estramina" (Reel 6003; 4/3492 p.61)

1812 Jan 29

Prisoner at Newcastle. Sentence expired and returning to Sydney per "Lady Nelson" (Reel 6066; 4/1804 p.109a)

PORTER, Henry

1824 Dec 29

Attached to Lumber Yard. On return of proceedings of the Bench of Magistrates, Parramatta (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.64)

PORTER, Jacob. Per "Asia", 1820

1825 Apr

Servant of Nicholas Bayly of Cabramatta; testimony as to his character for a ticket of leave (Reel 6027; 4/1716.2 pp.244-5)

PORTER, James. Per "Asia", 1825

1825 May 28

Convict servant of W S Brown. To be victualled from the Stores at Bathurst for six months; cancelled (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.386)

1825 Jun 3

Convict servant of Richard Aspinall. To be victualled from the Store at Bathurst for six months; cancelled (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.429)

PORTER, John

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.73)

PORTER, John

1821 Sep 8

Quarryman. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.119)

PORTER, John (Per "Hayeston", 1816) see MURRELL, John (Per "General Hewitt", 1814)

PORTER, Peter. Per "Guildford", 1824

1824 Mar 9

On list of convicts landed from the "Guildford" and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.458)

1824 Sep 8

Servant to William Klensendorlffe. On return of convicts tried and punished at Liverpool (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.34)

PORTER, Richard

c.1790-1792

An exact account of the convicts money deposited in the hands of Captain Trail (Reel 6041; 4/1719 p.1c)

PORTER, Richard. Of Sydney

1816 Jan 16

On list of persons to receive grants of land in 1816 (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.24)

PORTER, Richard

1822 Feb 4,6

Re permission to marry at Parramatta (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.397)

PORTER, Richard. Of Brickfields

1823 Jul 22

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.46)

PORTER, Richard

1824 Sep 1

On return of fines and punishments in the Police Office (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.88)

PORTER, Richard. Of Kissing Point; born in the Colony; sawyer and carpenter

1825 Sep 28

Son of Richard and Mary Porter; twin brother of George. Memorial (Fiche 3151; 4/1844A No.655 pp.33-6)

PORTER, Richard. Per "Baring", 1815

1822 Mar 31-1823 Sep 30

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

1822 Aug 28

Shoemaker of Clarence Street. Reported as harbouring Lyons Abrahams (Reel 6055; 4/1761 p.138)

1824 c.Apr, Oct 8

Of Sussex Street. On lists of defaulters in payment for assigned convict mechanics (Reel 6061, 4/1778 p.265h; Fiche 3293, 5/3821.1 p.5)

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)

1825

Of 12 Gloucester Street. Memorial for certificate of muster for Charles Hawkins, per "Neptune", as he intended to apply for an indulgence (Fiche 3151; 4/1844A No.655 pp.37-40)

PORTER, Richard. Per "Surprise"

1799 Apr 10

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3267; 9/2731 p.98)

1802 Apr 10

Of Kissing Point District. Particulars of arms in possession of (Reel 6041; 4/1719 p.89)

1812 Apr 9

Juror at inquest on Mary Jeffries held at Kissing Point (Reel 6021; 4/1819 p.329)

1814 Jun 30

Of Kissing Point. On list of persons to receive grants of land in 1814 (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.17)

1818 Dec 6

Signature in recommendation of petition for mitigation of sentence of his son-in-law Robert Weeks [Wicks] (Fiche 3190; 4/1856 p.285)

1824 Feb

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.13)

PORTER, Samuel. Arrived 1793; Sergeant in 102nd Regiment

1809 Dec 30

On list of all grants and leases of town allotments registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 p.238)

1810 Jan

Memorial for confirmation of grant (Fiche 3008; 4/1822 No.265)

1811 Mar 2

Purchased goods at an auction by John Howe at Windsor; sold for Revd Cartwright (Reel 6040; ML C197 p.24)

PORTER, Samuel

1816

On list of persons who have had lands measured in Van Diemen's Land but have not received their grants (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.297)

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.71)

1823

On list of persons owing quit rents in Van Diemen's Land; for land at Port Dalrymple (Fiche 3270; X19 p.41)

PORTER, Sarah. Came free per "Janus", 1820

1822 Feb 25-Mar 27

To be transported for three years. In reports of prisoners tried at Court of Criminal Jurisdiction (Reel 6023; X820 p.35b)

1822 Mar 20

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

1823 Mar 24

On list of convicts removed from Newcastle to Port Macquarie per "Lady Nelson" (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.396-7)

1824 Feb 8

Petition of her parents, Sarah and Thomas, for mitigation of her sentence (Fiche 3242; 4/1872 p.89)

PORTER, Sarah. Mother of Sarah Porter; of Harrington Street, The Rocks

1824 Feb 8

Petition for mitigation of sentence of daughter (Fiche 3242; 4/1872 p.89)

1824 Mar 25

Re petition for mitigation of her daughter's sentence (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.575)

PORTER, Sarah. Per "Sydney Cove", 1807

1810 Jan 9

Granted certificate of freedom (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.57)

PORTER, Thomas. Father of Sarah Porter; tin smith; of Harrington Street, The Rocks

1824 Feb 8

Petition for mitigation of sentence of daughter (Fiche 3242; 4/1872 p.89)

1824 Mar 25

Re petition for mitigation of his daughter's sentence (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.575)

PORTER, Thomas. Per "Glory", 1818

1818 Sep 22

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Glory" & "Isabella" and forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.58)

1824 Aug 31

Servant of Tristram Moore of Wilberforce; testimony as to his character for a ticket of leave (Reel 6027; 4/1716.1 pp.143-4)

PORTER, Thomas. Per "Prince Regent", 1820

1822 Aug 12

Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3224; 4/1867 p.18)

PORTER, William. Per "Fame", 1817

1825

Servant of Daniel Tindal of Liverpool; testimony as to his character for a ticket of leave (Reel 6027; 4/1716.2 pp.383-4)

PORTER, William. Per "Recovery", 1823

1823 Aug 4

On list of convicts landed from the "Recovery" and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.4)

PORTER, William. Per "Royal Admiral", 1800

1810 Oct 9

Prisoner at Port Dalrymple. Conditional pardon to be delivered to (Reel 6003; 4/3490A p.100)

1816

On list of persons who have had lands measured in Van Diemen's Land but have not received their grants (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.297)

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.71)

1823

On list of persons owing quit rents in Van Diemen's Land; for land at Port Dalrymple (Fiche 3270; X19 p.41)

"PORTLAND"

1824 Nov 15

Re inspection for suitability to carry the 48th Regiment to Madras (Reel 6060; 4/1777 p.174)

PORTLAND, Duke of

1803 May 9

Re correspondence with concerning expenditure (Reel 6040; ML Safe 1/51 pp.1, 3-6)

PORTLAND, Mrs

1806 Aug 21

Re greetings to (Reel 6040; ML Safe 1/51 p.78)

PORTLAND, Patrick (Per "Marquis Cornwallis", 1796) see PARTLAND, Patrick

PORTLAND HEAD

1823 Jan 15

Re appointment of a school master (Reel 6057; 4/1766 p.90)

PORTLAND HEAD, District Constable at see MILLWOOD, John; ROBERTS, Philip

PORTLAND HEAD, Schoolmaster at see ANDERSON, John

PORTLAND HEAD SOCIETY FOR PROPAGATION OF CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE AND EDUCATION OF YOUTH

1822 Dec 28

Petitions to Governor Brisbane that portion of common land, Wilberforce, be granted for use of Society; proposed to establish school and land required to support schoolmaster (Fiche 3056; 4/1832 Nos.431A-B)

PORTLOCK. Master, "Reliance"

1821 Mar 22

Re transfer of victualling bonds to C Palmer (Reel 6018; 4/3521 p.308)

"PORTSEA"

1818 Oct 27

Bound for Calcutta. Re attested copy of muster roll of (Reel 6018; 4/3521 p.191)

"PORTSEA", Master of see NICHOLLS, John

PORTSMOUTH, James. Per "Admiral Barrington", 1791

1810 Dec 1,5

Signatory to address from the settlers of the Hawkesbury to Governor Macquarie; and Macquarie's reply (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.128-30)

1814 Mar 2

Juror at inquest on William Reardon held at Castlereagh (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.539, 545)

1822 Aug

Signatory to petition objecting to the Commissariat's new system of paying for supplies in Spanish dollars (Reel 6017; 4/5783 p.124d)

1824 Sep

Of Evan. Memorial (Fiche 3105; 4/1839A No.779 pp.123-6)

1824 Dec 21; 1825 Jan 18

Government servants assigned to & transferred from in the District of Evan; appears as Porchmouth (Reel 6063; 4/1785 p.529)

1825 Jan 4

Memorial (Fiche 3151; 4/1844A No.656 pp.41-6). Reply, 9 Mar (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.563)

1825 Mar 9

On list of persons who have received orders for grants of land (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.97)

1825 Apr 26

Signatory to a memorial by magistrates, settlers and stockholders of the District of Evan praying that the common near Castlereagh, recently given to Captain King on a ticket of occupation, be returned to its former purpose (Reel 6017; 4/5782 pp.299-301)

PORTSMOUTH, John. Per "Dick", 1821

1821 Sep 8

Labourer. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.96)

1822; 1823 Sep 4

On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D pp.95, 101)

POSICH, John. Per "Earl Spencer", 1813

1815 Nov 3

On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per "Estramina"; listed as Possage (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.264)

1816 May 11

Prisoner at Newcastle; former servant of Revd Robert Cartwright. Letter to Thompson re remission of Pozetch's sentence and return to Sydney (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.485)

1816 May 15

Proceeding to Sydney from Newcastle; appears as Powitz (Reel 6066; 4/1806 p.22)

1819 Dec

Re permission to marry at Parramatta (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.101)

POSORA, Josento. Seaman, "Wellington"

1824 May 6

Wishing to be discharged from brig "Wellington" (Reel 6061; 4/1779 p.75)

POSSAM, Mary

1809 Apr

Produce received from at the Hawkesbury Stores (Reel 6040; 9/2673 p.34)

POSSAN, William see PAWSON, William

POSSEY, John (Per "Elizabeth", 1816) see PAWSEY, John

POST, Dyson. Per "Admiral Gambier", 1808

1809 May 27

Storeman from Sydney. Received rations from the Hawkesbury Stores (Reel 6040; 9/2673 p.48)

1809 Aug

Produce received from at the Hawkesbury Stores (Reel 6040; 9/2673 p.79)

1810 Nov 3

Butcher employed at H.M. Stores. On weekly return of Government men at labour at the Greenhills, Hawkesbury (Reel 6040; 9/2673 p.133)

1811 Feb 14,18

Purchased goods at an auction by John Howe at Windsor; sold for executors to the estate of the late Andrew Thompson (Reel 6040; ML C197 pp.9, 17)

1813 May 15

Received certificate of freedom. To be struck off victualling list (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.466)

1815 Jun 24

Government & General Order re his appointment as a constable in Sydney (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.116)

1820 May 17

Of district of Evan. Memorial (Fiche 3028; 4/1825A No.623 pp.403-6)

1821 Jan 24

Store receipts of for wheat paid at Windsor (Reel 6051; 4/1748 p.146)

POST, John. Per "Henry", 1823

1823 Aug 29

On list of prisoners landed from the "Henry" and forwarded to Minto for distribution (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.136)

1824

On list of assigned servants mustered in the employ of William Howe of Minto; in 1823-24 (Reel 6062; 4/1781 p.393a)

1824 Jun 9

On list of convicts employed by William Howe of Minto (Fiche 3093; 4/1837B No.475 p.823)

1825

On list of convicts mustered in the employ of William Howe; in 1823-25 (Reel 6064; 4/1789 p.75b)

1825 Nov 30

On list of convicts in the service of William Howe of Glenlie at the last two musters (Reel 6016; 4/3516 pp.54-5)

POST, Mary. Came free per "Aeolus", 1809; of Hawkesbury; wife of Dyson Post

1809 Jun 3

Received rations from the Hawkesbury Stores (Reel 6040; 9/2673 p.50)

1810 Jan 27

Memorial for confirmation of grant (Fiche 3008; 4/1822 No.266)

1820 Jun 15-Aug 5

Jeremiah Buffy and Thomas Till tried by Court of Criminal Jurisdiction for robbing; appears as Poast (Reel 6023; X820 p.13)

POST MASTER see NICHOLS, Isaac; PANTON, George; POSTAL SERVICE

POSTAL SERVICE see also PANTON, George; STAGE COACHES

POSTAL SERVICE

1810 Jun

General Order establishing Post Office in Sydney and regulations as to its management (Reel 6039, SZ756 p.655; Reel 6038, SZ758 pp.61-2)

1811 Feb 5

Delivery of letters by express constables (Reel 6043; 4/1726 p.209)

1814 Oct 14

Address for official correspondence (Reel 6018; 4/3521 p.26)

1814 Nov 30

Dispatches to Batavia for transmission to London (Reel 6018; 4/3521 p.27)

1820 Jul 11

Request for seal for Post Office to secure the mails (Reel 6049; 4/1744 p.402)

1821

Charges made for letters received by female prisoners in the Parramatta Factory (Reel 6052; 4/1751 pp.64-5)

1821 Aug 8

Complaint that eight pence per letter too high for female prisoners at the Parramatta Factory (Reel 6051; 4/1750 pp.30-1)

1821 Aug 15

All letters arriving for female prisoners at the Parramatta Factory would be forwarded to Colonial Secretary's Office (Reel 6051; 4/1750 pp.46-7)

1821 Aug 18

Letters & parcels not to be carried & delivered by constables unless on public service (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.1-5)

1821 Oct 25

Request for exclusive rights to carry mail at given rates in stage coach proposed to be established between Sydney and Parramatta (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.107-10)

1821 Nov 6

Complaint against district constable at Prospect for neglect in delivery of postal matter (Reel 6052; 4/1751 pp.1-2)

1821 Nov 30

Schedule of fees chargeable by the Post Office (Reel 6039; SZ756 p.668)

1822

Offer to carry Government mail free if exemption from payment of toll granted (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.111-3)

1822 Apr 13

Plan for commencement of a regular postal service between Sydney and Liverpool & Windsor (Reel 6054; 4/1757 pp.150-1)

1822 May 25

Re postal services to Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6017; 4/5783 pp.95-8)

1824 Aug 3

Re delivery of Government mail by stage coach (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.122)

1824 Aug 27

Re mail for convicts at Moreton Bay (Reel 6013, 4/3512 p.277; Reel 6019, 4/3794 p.3)

1824 Nov-1825

Matthew John Gibbons re position of Postmaster (Reel 6062, 4/1781 p.347; Reel 6064, 4/1789 p.88)

1824 Dec 14

Re agreement to convey mails (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.82)

1825 Jan, Mar

Investigation into administration of Post Office by George Panton (Reel 6062; 4/1782 pp.29-37)

1825 Dec 21,23

Re postal arrangements for Districts of Evan, Penrith and Bringelly (Reel 6064; 4/6665.7 pp.1-8)

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