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Rigg to Riley, Bartholomew


RIGG, Alexander. Corporal, 73rd Regiment

1811 Oct 30

Evidence given by at coroner's inquest, Sydney (Reel 6043; 4/1726 p.287)

RIGG, Mary. Wife of Alexander Rigg

1811 Oct 30

Evidence given by at coroner's inquest, Sydney (Reel 6043; 4/1726 p.288)

RIGGS, Abimelech. Master, "General Gates"

1820 May 13

Re matter of the carrying off by Riggs of prisoners from New South Wales, contrary to port regulations (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.26-7)

1820 May 16

Re collection of fines from (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.31)

1820 Aug 24-Dec 19

Various letters re charge against Captain Riggs of having taken convicts from Colony; seizure of "General Gates" by "Dromedary"; detention of ship in Sydney; terms suggested by F Garling for settlement of matter; Captain Riggs' request for discharge & permission to sell cargo to repair ship (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.264-304)

1820 Aug 21

Re date of trial of (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.206)

1820 Oct 5

Asking for discharge and that "General Gates" be restored to its original state (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.288-90). Reply, 18 Oct (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.374)

1820 Oct 28

Re condition of "General Gates" (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.293-7)

1820 Nov 8

Asking permission to disposal of seal skins to defray expenses incurred in the repair of "General Gates" (Reel 6049; 4/1744 p.298)

1820 Nov 9

Re permission to sell cargo (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.409)

1820 Nov 15

Seeking permission to engage sailors and free men, in order to proceed on his voyage per "General Gates" (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.299-300)

1820 Dec 5

Re proposal to sail to Port Dalrymple (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.466-70)

1823 Jan 27

Re crew members of the American ship "General Gates" who were taken off the coast of New Zealand by John Grono, master of the "Elizabeth", as suspected runaways & brought to Sydney (Reel 6058; 4/1770 pp.59a-d)

RIGGS, James. Per "Tyne", 1819

1819 Jan 13

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Tyne" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.259)

RIGGS, John. Per "Glatton", 1803

1812 Dec 26

Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3171; 4/1848 pp.268-71)

RIGHT, James

1821 Sep 8

Carpenter. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.117)

RIGLEY, Alice (Per "Wanstead", 1814) see WRIGLEY, Alice

RIGLEY, Joseph. Per "Mangles", 1820

1821,1823

On lists of convicts maintained by William Cox free of expense to the Crown; in 1821 and 1823 (Reel 6052, 4/1751 p.258; Reel 6059, 4/1773 p.159b)

1823 Apr 30

On list of convicts in the employ of William Cox of Clarendon and his two sons George and Henry (Fiche 3062; 4/1834B No.73 p.469)

1824

On lists of Crown servants mustered in the employ of Archibald Bell in 1824; at Richmond (Reel 6062; 4/1781 pp.391,392a)

1824

Assignment list; appears as Wrigley (Reel 6062; 4/1781 p.395a)

1825

On list of convicts mustered in the service of Archibald Bell; in 1824 (Reel 6062; 4/1781 p.390a)

RIGLIN, Peter (Junior). Per "John Barry", 1819

1822 Jan 10

On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per "Elizabeth Henrietta" (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.268)

1823 Jun; 1824 Apr

On monthly returns of prisoners punished at Newcastle; listed as Rigling (Reel 6023; 4/1718 pp.171, 181)

RILEY see also REILLY

RILEY

1813 Jan 18-Feb 6

Sawed timber issued to from H.M. Tool Store, Hobart (Reel 6044; 4/1729 p.332)

RILEY

1822 Jun 20

On schedule of bills drawn upon H.M. Treasury (Reel 6054; 4/1757 pp.44, 44b)

RILEY. Constable, Launceston

1823 Dec 16

Re search for a missing steer (Fiche 3289; 4/7015.1A pp.37-41)

RILEY, Mr

1820 Aug 29

Re inquest on his servant (Reel 6021; 4/1819 p.643)

RILEY, Mr

1821 Aug 1,25

Occupied land near the Wingecarribee River. Mentioned by Edward Smith Hall in his complaint against Surveyor General Oxley and magistrate Charles Throsby (Reel 6016; 4/5781 pp.15, 50)

RILEY, Mr

1823 Jul 30

Convict from the Establishment, Emu Plains, assigned to; appears as Ryley (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.147)

RILEY, Adam. Per "Earl Cornwallis", 1801

1800 Oct 13

On list of convicts on board the "Earl Cornwallis" (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.29)

RILEY, Alexander see also JONES & RILEY

RILEY, Alexander. Public servant, magistrate and merchant; brother of Edward Riley

Arrived as a free settler in the "Experiment" in June 1804; storekeeper and magistrate at Port Dalrymple, August 1804; Deputy Commissary at Port Dalrymple, 1805; secretary to Lieutenant Governor Paterson, 9 January to March 1809; merchant and trader; contractor for building the General Hospital; sailed in the "Harriet" on 22 December 1817; retained pastoral interests in colony, particularly wool-growing.

1804 Sep 10

Appointed storekeeper; to proceed to Port Dalrymple (Reel 6037; SZ992 p.101)

1805 May 4

Re behaviour and control of convicts, expiration of sentences, supplies of grain & request for paper (Reel 6040; ML Safe 1/51 pp.71-4)

1806-8

On list of civil and military officers and details of his spirit ration under the second Class (Reel 6041; 4/1721 pp.63-4)

1806 Aug 12

On return of the Civil Establishments of Norfolk Island and Port Dalrymple dependencies (Reel 6041; 4/1720 p.120)

1808 Jun 6

Re provisions in Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6001; SZ760 p.38b)

1808 Oct 18

D McLease asking for certificate to support his claim for compensation for detention of "Speedwell" at Port Dalrymple (Reel 6041; 4/1722 p.6)

1808 Dec 10

Affidavit re circumstances of despatch of a letter from Lieutenant Governor Paterson to Captain Bligh and speculations as to its miscarriage (Reel 6041; 4/1722 pp.15-8)

1809 Jan 10-Mar 4

Re measures taken to liquidate claims on Commissariat Department prior to Palmer's suspension (Reel 6001; SZ757 pp.16b, 23b, 26b, 28b, 35b)

1809 Mar 19

Succeeded as Secretary by James Finucane and appointed magistrate for County of Cumberland (Reel 6037; SZ993 pp.3-4)

1809 Apr

Received grant of 100 acres at Port Dalrymple (Reel 6001; SZ757 p.44a)

1809 Apr 11

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

1809 Apr 19

Re disposal of stock left at Port Dalrymple (Reel 6001; SZ757 p.41a)

1809 Apr 29, May 1

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 pp.172, 174)

1809 Jun 1

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

1809 Aug 8

Juror at inquest on Charles Lawrence held at Sydney (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.381-2)

1809 Oct 7

Appointed member of Court of Civil Jurisdiction replacing Charles Throsby (Reel 6037; SZ993 p.170)

1809 Nov 6

Re payment for supplying provisions to Government (Reel 6001; SZ757 pp.80a, 82a)

1810 Jan 15

Re surrender of his grant & lease made after suspension of Governor Bligh (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.30)

1810 Jan 27

Submitting scheme for flax cultivation & manufacture in New South Wales, & interim establishment of small plant in New Zealand; requesting exclusive license from British Government (Reel 6042, 4/1723 pp.165-8; Reel 6042, 9/2736 pp.48-51). Reply, 2 Feb (Reel 6002; 4/3490B pp.96-7)

1810 Feb 1

Re accounts of the Orphan & Gaol Funds during his period as Treasurer (Reel 6042; 9/2736 pp.53-4)

1810 Feb 27

Requesting statement of his accounts as Acting Treasurer of the Orphan Fund (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.107)

1810 Mar 12

Declined proceeding with flax growing in New Zealand following melancholy news of fate of "Boyd" (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.123)

1810 Mar 17

Appointed to sit as member of Court of Civil Jurisdiction (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.26)

1810 Mar 31

Granting new lease near Mrs Reiby's house in place of former lease near bridge which was not renewed (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.157)

1810 Apr 7

Appointed Justice of the Peace and Magistrate for Sydney (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.34)

1810 Apr 10,11

Claimed money from Andrew Frazier (Reel 6042; 4/1724 pp.1-4)

1810 May 22

Re order to victual four hired men (Reel 6042; 4/1725 pp.291-3). Reply, 23 May (Reel 6002; 4/3490C p.50)

1810 May 22

Re application to build on vacancy adjoining Mrs Reiby's house (Reel 6042; 4/1725 p.294). Replies, 23 May and 5 Jun (Reel 6002; 4/3490C pp.50,76-7)

1810 Sep 24, Dec 24

Bonds to Naval Officer (Fiche 3283; X702 pp.15-25)

1810 Oct 11

Request from John Ingle to enquire if Governor Macquarie had received instructions re land and stock granted to him in Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6042; 4/1725 pp.343-4)

1810 Oct 12

Refusing permission to purchase spirits lately arrived from Bengal (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.25)

1811 Sep-Oct

Petition re exchange of land (Reel 6043; 4/1726 pp.167-167g)

1812

Address to Governor Macquarie and his reply (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.268-70)

1812 Jan 11

Re former letter tendering his farm of 100 acres at Port Dalrymple for use of Government, method of compensation (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.9-11)

1812 Jan 13

Re importation and landing of spirits by individuals in violation of contract for building General Hospital (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.142-5)

1812 Jan 30,31

Re land grant at Launceston made by Governor King (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.171-2, 175)

1812 Feb 4

Commissioned as a judge of the Court of Civil Jurisdiction to inquire into the lunacy of J B McHugo, supercargo of "Active" (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.30, 33)

1812 Mar 1

Recommending John Lodwick for conditional emancipation (Fiche 3170; 4/1848 pp.210-1)

1812 Mar 5,26, Apr 7

Re compensation for losses sustained in contracts re building of General Hospital (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.192-3, 211-3, 218)

1812 Mar 21

Re confirmation of grants of land made to Captain Kent by Foveaux and Paterson (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.200-1)

1812 Jul 18

Re payment to, on behalf of Captain Kent, for land at Parramatta (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.293-5)

1812 Jul 22

Re exportation of rum as part payment for the erection of the General Hospital (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.265-6). Reply, 23 Jul (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.301)

1812 Jul 23

Re proposed reduction in height of the General Hospital (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.302)

1812 Jul 29,30

Re appointment of agent at Calcutta for importation of spirits (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.302a-303)

1812 Sep 17, Oct 7

Re reduced number of pillars to be used at the General Hospital (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.334-6)

1812 Oct 15

Re roof of the Hospital and completion of contract (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.342-3)

1812 Dec 21

Re payment of Government workmen in spirits allegedly breaking contract re erection of the Hospital (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.362-6)

1813 Feb

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

1813 Feb 10

Re compensation for losses from Government issue of spirits re contract for erection of hospital (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.389-91)

1813 May 8

Re completion of the General Hospital in manner specified by contract (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.458-61)

1813 Jun 31

Circular re erection of court house by voluntary subscription (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.495)

1813 Oct 23

Paid from the Police Fund for stationary supplied to the Police Office (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.426)

1814 Feb 5

Paid from the Police Fund for opium supplied to the General Hospital (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.455)

1814 Feb 16

Attended a general meeting of magistrates to consider the present deficiency of grain; resolutions passed by the meeting (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.467-70)

1814 Feb 18

Advising Captain John Ritchie that Riley had permission to ship spirits to Port Dalrymple (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.51)

1814 Apr 23

On list of free settlers and other persons who are to receive grants of land in 1814; at Appin (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.14)

1814 Apr 26

Instructing Lieutenant Thompson at Newcastle to furnish timber to complete General Hospital (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.155)

1814 Jul 30

Re the proposed importation of rum by Riley, Wentworth and Blaxcell in furtherance of their contract for the building of the General Hospital (Reel 6018; 4/3521 p.24)

1814 Aug 15

Recommending exchange of lands with William Faithfull (Reel 6044; 4/1730 p.394). Reply, 17 Aug (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.247)

1814 Aug 16

Attended general meeting of the magistrates of New South Wales held to consider the deficiency of grain at which resolutions to alleviate the situation were made (Reel 6044; 4/1730 pp.251-3)

1814 Sep 8

Re completion of Hospital, erection of house for chaplain and conversion of part of Hospital for Supreme Court (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.290-1)

1814 Sep 12,14,16

Appellant in case in High Court of Appeals, John Thomas Campbell respondent (Reel 6042; 4/1724 pp.139, 143, 152)

1814 Sep 12,16

Appellant in case in High Court of Appeals, Joseph James respondent (Reel 6042; 4/1724 pp.134-5, 141, 144-5)

1814 Sep 29

Re completion date of hospital and other buildings (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.324-5)

1814 Oct 15

Re plans for Assistant Chaplain's Barrack in Macquarie Place (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.336)

1814 Nov 3

Warrant of execution from High Court of Appeals in favour of Joseph James (Reel 6042; 4/1724 pp.155-6)

1814 Dec 15

Advising Provost Marshal of extension of period of writ in James and Blaxcell, Riley & Wentworth (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.398)

1815 Apr 22

Appointed member of Court of Civil Jurisdiction (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.90)

1815 May 24,30

Re importation of spirits outside Hospital contract (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.71, 78)

1815 Jul 22

Re payment for freight for articles shipped for use of General Hospital (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.131)

1815 Aug 29

Re payment for wool in manufactured articles from the Government Factory (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.154)

1815 Nov 15

Re general cargo imported by per "Hebe" (Reel 6023; X699 p.45)

1815 Dec 15

Circular re attendance at swearing in of Frederick Garling as Justice of the Peace and Deputy Judge Advocate (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.285)

1816 Feb 20, Mar 12

Re payment due for freight shipped for General Hospital (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.380, 398)

1816 Mar 15

Account for freight charged by Transport Board for goods shipped per "Marquis of Wellington" & "Indefatigable" for Sydney Hospital (Reel 6045; 4/1734 pp.114-6). Reply, 16 Mar (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.402-3)

1816 Mar 27, Apr 12

Re completion and survey of General Hospital (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.412-5, 455-6)

1816 Mar 28

Seeking permission to transship 1,000 gallons of rum imported per "Nautilus" on to "Lynx" for carriage to Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6045; 4/1734 p.132). Reply, 28 Mar (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.419)

1816 Jun 18

Re remedying faults in construction of the General Hospital (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.512-3)

1816 Jun 24

Re alterations to Hospital building; import of spirits; return of Government oxen (Reel 6005; 4/3495 pp.6-8)

1816 Sep 28

Re establishment of distillery in New South Wales (Reel 6005; 4/3495 pp.151-5)

1816 Nov 19

To be invited to attend meeting of magistrates and merchants to discuss the colonial currency (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.285)

1816 Nov 25

Attendance requested at meeting to discuss an average wage rate (Reel 6005, 4/3495 p.305; Reel 6045, 4/1735 pp.222-4)

1816 Dec 7

Discharged from further duty as member of the Supreme Court (Reel 6038, SZ759 p.287; Reel 6046, 4/1736 p.13)

1816 Dec 7

Stating his intention of not obeying Mr Justice Bent's summons to attend as member of Supreme Court as the Governor had authorised his retirement from the Court (Reel 6046; 4/1736 pp.14-6)

1816 Dec 11

To receive copy of Government & General Order prohibiting Jeffrey Hart Bent from performing duties as Judge or Magistrate (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.354)

1817 Feb 22

Requesting report on establishing distilleries in the Colony (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.16)

1817 Jun 2

Requesting access to quarries of stone and gravel for repair of road from Sydney to Parramatta (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.164)

1817 Jun 12

Investigation of complaint of Alexander Riley and Lieutenant Governor Molle against Robert Lathropp Murray (Reel 6046; 4/1737 pp.128-9)

1817 Jun 16

Willing to assist in voluntary subscription for flood relief for Windsor district (Reel 6046; 4/1737 pp.321-3)

1817 Jun 17,20

Requiring return of 20 bullocks (Reel 6005; 4/3496 pp.190, 198)

1817 Sep 3

Re application for compensation for extra work & deficiency of spirit re General Hospital contract (Reel 6005; 4/3497 p.25)

1817 Nov 8

Requesting grant of allotment in Hunter Street (Reel 6046; 4/1738 p.317)

1817 Nov 8

Seeking pardons for two of his servants & remission of sentence of two others (Reel 6046; 4/1738 pp.314-6)

1818 Feb 21

On return of writs issued from Supreme Court and Governor's Court against William Gore (Reel 6020; 2/8130 p.129)

1818 Jun 6

Paid from the Police Fund for estimated value of erecting bridge over the Stream in Hunter Street (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.472)

1819 Mar 3

Petition to Governor's Court for sequestration order against William Gore (Reel 6020; 2/8130 pp.107-12)

RILEY, Ann. Free; of District of Airds

1822

Witness in Kenny v Layton (Reel 6054; 4/1758 p.45)

1822 Nov 11

Re prosecution of James Layton (Reel 6054; 4/1758 p.46)

1823 Nov 11

Re permission to marry at Campbelltown (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.547)

RILEY, Ann. Per "Elizabeth", 1818

1819 Aug 6

On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per "Elizabeth Henrietta" (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.202)

RILEY, Ann. Per "Hercules", 1802

1824 Sep 17

Affidavit re loss of her certificate of freedom (Reel 6026; 4/1714 pp.67-8)

RILEY, Ann. Per "Northampton", 1815

1815 Jun 23

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Northampton" to be employed at the Factory at Parramatta (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.103)

1817 Jan

Re permission to marry at Parramatta (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.435)

RILEY, Barney

1820 Oct 20

Recommended as constable at North Harbour (Reel 6050; 4/1747 p.211)

RILEY, Bartholomew

1802 Apr 10

Particulars of arms in possession of; appears as Riely (Reel 6014; 4/1719 p.90)

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