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Rouse, Richard to Rowan, D


ROUSE, Richard. Came free per "Nile", 1801; established a farm at North Richmond; appointed Superintendent of Government Works, Parramatta 1805 and auctioneer, 1814; granted Rouse Hill, near Parramatta, 1816; landholder Gulgong and Mudgee districts

1802 Mar 31; 1806 Jan 1

On list of all grants & leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 pp.124, 158)

c.1805

On list of free settlers nominated as competent witnesses by Martin Mason in his complaint against Denis McCarty (Reel 6040; ML Safe 1/51 p.61)

1808 Mar 25

On list of persons William Bligh proposed to take with him to England on "Porpoise" (Reel 6001; SZ757 p.14b)

1808 Apr 20

Return of stores received and expended in the Lumber Yard, 26 Jan to 20 Apr 1808 (Reel 6040; ML Safe 1/51 pp.121-32)

1808 Apr 20

Inventory of stock taken at H.M. Lumber Yard, Parramatta; statement of Lumber Yard, Parramatta (Reel 6041; 4/1721 pp.388-9, 392)

1809 Apr

Produce received from at the Hawkesbury Stores (Reel 6040; 9/2673 p.35)

1810 Jan 15

Inventory of stores received at Lumber Yard (Reel 6020; 2/8131 pp.1, 8)

1810 Apr 6

Re evidence at inquest on James Steadman (Reel 6021; 4/1819 p.663)

1810 May 21

Re supply of carriage to James Harrex for use on public roads (Reel 6002; 4/3490C p.48)

1810 Jul 17

To John Jamieson re delivery of oxen to (Reel 6002; 4/3490C p.126)

1810 Jul 17

Signature to petition from Parramatta residents to R Durie for erection of a public pound (Reel 6042; 4/1725 p.127)

1810 Aug 1

To Robert Durie re repairs to Church at Parramatta by (Reel 6002; 4/3490C pp.141-2)

1811 Feb 15

Re instructions for weekly returns (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.109)

1811 Apr 10

Instructions for him to construct a cart and prepare materials to build stockyard (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.154)

1811 Apr 15

To Durie re instruction for Rouse to convert Granary at Castle Hill to Lunatic Asylum (Reel 6002; 4/3490D pp.158-9)

1811 Jun 12

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

1811 Jul 20

Paid from Police Fund for erecting Toll House & Turnpike at Parramatta (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.217)

1812 Feb 1

Paid from Police Fund for erecting fence at Parramatta (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.278)

1812 Jul 3,18

Re appointment to Committee to survey land occupied by Captain Kemp in Parramatta and re survey (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.284, 293-5)

1812 Jul 4

Reporting valuation of improvements made by Captain Kemp to garden ground in Parramatta (Reel 6043; 4/1727 p.389)

1812 Oct 19

Re appointment to committee to survey premises of Andrew Thompson (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.340)

1813 Feb

His return of Govt horned cattle as Muster Master at Cowpastures as compared to Mr Jamieson's (Reel 6031; 4/7028A pp.29-30)

1813 Oct 23

Paid from Police Fund for erecting two toll houses between Parramatta & Windsor (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.425)

1814 Feb 16

Re appointment to committee to survey premises to be resumed in Parramatta (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.44)

1814 Sep 26

Re discontinuing fuel supply to civil officers at Parramatta (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.317)

1814 Oct 1

Appointed Joint Auctioneer in Parramatta (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.544-5)

1814 Nov 3

Re stores for road building party (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.352-3)

1814 Nov 18

Re Alcock's dismissal and delivery of Govt tools to (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.374-5)

1814 Dec 30

Recommending that Thomas Acton, contractor for bricks for building, Parramatta, be given an advance (Reel 6044; 4/1730 p.428)

1815 Jan 28

Paid from the Police Fund for fence around turnpike at Rouse Hill (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.32)

1815 Feb 25, Mar 11

On return of horned cattle issued from the Govt Herds between 8 May 1814 & 9 Jan 1819; payment for horses (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.58)

1815 Apr 22

Paid from the Police Fund for fencing in the Govt Demesne at Parramatta (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.92)

1815 Aug 19

No person to enter Govt garden or domain, Parramatta, without special permission from the Governor or Richard Rouse (Reel 6045, 4/1733 pp.3-10; Reel 6038, SZ759 p.130)

1816 Jan 1

On list of persons holding civil and military employments in New South Wales & its dependencies; as Superintendent of Public Works (Reel 6045; 4/1734 p.11)

1816 Jan 17

To Allan re provisions for military detachment at Springfield (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.323)

1816 Jul 29

Convict disembarked from the "Atlas" assigned to at Parramatta (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.62)

1816 Oct 19

Signature in certification to account (Reel 6046; 4/1736 pp.143-4)

1817 Feb 11-1825 Feb

Re various supplies for Allan Cunningham (Reel 6035; SZ13 pp.4, 8, 19, 28, 80-1, 85-6)

1817 Mar 3

Approved cost of repairs to school house of Native Institution (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.28)

1817 Mar 17

On return of horned cattle issued from the Govt Herds between 8 May 1814 & 9 Jan 1819; payment for horse (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.59)

1817 Apr 30

Paid from the Police Fund for building turnpike house adjoining Moore's Bridge on the Liverpool Road (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.345)

1817 May 2

Convict disembarked from "Shipley" assigned to at Parramatta (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.129)

1817 Jun 7

Giving valuation of carpenter work in new Female Orphan School (Reel 6046; 4/1737 pp.318-9)

1817 Jun 24

Re completion of Female Orphan House at Parramatta (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.206)

1817 Nov 29

Reporting death of bullocks at Lumber Yard, Parramatta (Reel 6031; 4/7028A p.59)

1817 Dec 2

Convict disembarked from "Larkins" assigned to at Parramatta (Reel 6005; 4/3497 p.191)

1817 Dec 16

Juror at inquest on John Holland held at Parramatta (Reel 6021; 4/1819 p.273)

1818 Jan 24

On list of persons for whom land grants ready for delivery (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.428)

1818 Apr 14

Convicts disembarked from "Batavia" assigned to at Parramatta as Govt carpenters (Reel 6006; 4/3498 p.151)

1818 Jun 6

Paid from the Police Fund for erecting two new tollhouses and gates on Great Western Road (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.472)

1818 Aug 15

Paid from the Police Fund for property relinquished at Parramatta for use of Govt (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.491)

1818 Sep 3

Letter requesting list of persons entitled to be issued with slop clothing (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.29)

1818 Sep 12

Reporting death of stock (Reel 6031; 4/7028A p.133)

1818 Oct 20

Convicts disembarked from "Tottenham" assigned to at Parramatta (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.110)

1818 Nov 17

Convicts disembarked from "Morley" assigned to at Parramatta (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.147)

1818 Nov 21

Working oxen discharged to for public service (Reel 6031; 4/7028A p.155)

1818 Dec 5

Recommending G Turner for ticket of leave (Reel 6047; 4/1741 pp.339-40)

1818 Dec 31; 1819 Dec 31

Auctioneer. Estimate of duties collected by Naval Officer (Reel 6023; X700 pp.63, 125)

1819 May 8

Bill for erection of fencing at Parramatta Hospital (Reel 6020; 2/8130 pp.289-90)

1819 May 8, Jul 10

Re death of stock (Reel 6031; 4/7028A pp.201, 217)

1819 Jul 24

Re horse lent to (Reel 6031; 4/7028A p.221)

1819 Dec 21

Four-oared boat for use at Emu Ford despatched to (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.323-5)

1819 Dec 30; 1820 Jan 31

To receive convicts at Parramatta (Reel 6007; 4/3501 pp.145, 217)

1820 Aug 10

Countersigned printed copy of Proclamation on the accession of King George IV; at Parramatta (Reel 6049; 4/1745 p.129)

1821 Mar 9

Memorial (Fiche 3039; 4/1827 No.116)

1821 May 24

Store receipts of for fresh meat (Reel 6051; 4/1748 p.177)

1821 May 31

Re issue of slops to Bryan Murry (Reel 6051; 4/1749 p.373)

1821 Aug 17

Memorial (Fiche 3036; 4/1826 No.44)

1821 Sep 12

Re convicts to be sent to him (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.367)

1821 Sep 12

Convicts disembarked from "Adamant" assigned to at Parramatta (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.368)

1821 Sep 22

On list of persons to receive grants of land in 1821; at North Richmond (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 pp.68, 73)

1821 Oct 13

Re refusal to supply H G Douglass with the names of prisoners attached to Parramatta station allowed to sleep out of barracks without order from Governor or Chief Engineer (Reel 6051; 4/1750 pp.180-4)

1821 Oct 13-1822 Apr 27

Re horses issued to (Reel 6033; X827 pp.13-63)

1821 Oct 16

Requested to supply return of prisoners permitted to sleep out of Barracks (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.420)

1821 Nov 3

Re issue of slop clothing to Edward New (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.23)

1821 Nov 6

Listing articles of slop clothing issued to Edward New in 1819 (Reel 6052; 4/1751 p.3)

1821 Nov 13

Re assignment of Edward New (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.75)

1821 Nov 19

Giving particulars of arrival, employment and conduct of Edward New (Reel 6052; 4/1751 p.4)

1821 Nov 19

Giving information re Thomas Broom (Reel 6052; 4/1751 pp.29-30)

1821 Nov 30

List of convicts recommended for some mitigation of sentence (Reel 6052; 4/1751 pp.50-2)

1821 Dec 6

Re furnishing of a return of rations received & issued during the week (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.133)

1822

Memorial for land near Bathurst (Fiche 3052; 4/1831 No.332)

1822 Jan 21

Certifying to the character & conduct of William Defee in support of his petition for a ticket of leave (Fiche 3216; 4/1865 p.10)

1822 Feb 5

Re return of letters to Hutchinson (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.390)

1822 Feb 6

Re Edward New's slop clothing (Reel 6054; 4/1759 p.12)

1822 Feb 15

Recommended by Macquarie to the patronage of Brisbane (Reel 6020; 2/8130 p.355)

1822 Feb 18

Re issue of slop clothing (Reel 6054; 4/1759 p.161)

1822 Feb 20

Re Govt property sold at auction (Reel 6054; 4/1759 p.166)

1822 Feb 21

For clearing party for land at South Creek on Richmond Road (Reel 6054; 4/1759 p.171)

1822 Mar 6

Re money from for the Police Fund (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.523)

1822 Mar 27

Clearing party assigned to from Martin's road party (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.115)

1822 Mar 31

Re return of wheat due from settlers who had received clearing gangs (Reel 6022; 4/7014 pp.4, 6, 11)

1822 Jul 26

Re wool for the Lunatic Asylum (Reel 6053; 4/1756 p.23)

1822 Aug 2

Request for information about Thomas Ashby (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.124)

1822 Aug 9

Re absence of convict from Govt work (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.163)

1822 Aug 9

Requesting return of Thomas Ashley's general pass (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.162)

1822 Aug 12

Had no current information about Thomas Ashby (Reel 6055; 4/1761 p.107)

1822 Sep 2

Re slop clothing for the Lunatic Asylum (Reel 6053; 4/1756 p.26)

1822 Nov 8

Request for lists of convicts whose terms had nearly expired (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.420)

1823

Memorial for land for his son, John Richard Rouse, at Fish River (Fiche 3071; 4/1835B No.280A pp.713-6)

1823

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

1823

On list of landowners owing money for clearing parties (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.22)

1823 Feb 13; 1824 Apr 22

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D pp.47, 55)

1823 Feb 17

Re fees due for the impounding of Govt horses (Reel 6058; 4/1770 pp.102-3)

1823 Mar 7

Character reference for Thomas Newton (Reel 6058; 4/1770 p.153)

1823 Apr 5

On return of allotments in the town of Parramatta (Fiche 3265; 4/7576 pp.2, 7)

1823 Apr 23

Re victualling of F Ewer (Reel 6017; 4/5783 pp.248-9)

1823 May 22

Re filling out certificate of H Donaldson (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.353)

1823 Jun 10

Re instructions concerning his duties (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.475)

1823 Jun 30

On list of persons receiving clearing gangs (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.272)

1823 Jul 12

On list of proprietors of estates with falling gangs who had left bonds with Deputy Assistant Commissary General Walker at Windsor (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.269)

1823 Sep 29

Had declined to enter into a bond for twelve months credit for work performed on his estate by clearing gangs (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.325)

1823 Dec 5

Certifying promise of indemnity for William Sherwin for land surrendered in Parramatta (Fiche 3162; 4/1844C No.886 p.687)

1823 Dec 6

House of at Parramatta to be valued in connection with his claim for a grant of the premises (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.664). Report of value, 10 Dec (Reel 6059; 4/1773 p.109)

1823 Dec 20

Reporting death of two geldings in Stock return (Reel 6033; X827 p.245)

1823 Dec 24

Re arrangements for the Native Feast (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.50)

1824 Jan 20

Convicts landed from "Castle Forbes" assigned to at Bathurst (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.196)

1824 Mar 3

Supporting Jane McMannus' memorial (Reel 6061; 4/1778 pp.207-8)

1824 Sep 1

Ten bullocks delivered to from Hill's gang, Windsor Road (Reel 6033; X828 p.19)

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.188)

1824 Nov 23

Re circumstances of Daniel Jackson being on his own hands (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.32)

1824 Nov 26

Re discharge of Daniel Jackson from Govt employ (Reel 6060; 4/1777 p.136)

1825 Jan 6

Enquiry to for information as to under whose authority Daniel Jackson allowed to leave Govt employ after sentence (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.216)

1825 Jan 7

Re enquiry into Daniel Jackson (Reel 6063; 4/1785 p.22)

1825 Jan 7

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 7

Re whereabouts of William Dickenson (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.221)

1825 Jan 15

Enquiring why William Dickenson did not muster last year (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.279)

1825 Feb 15

On list of persons who have received orders for grants of land (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.99)

1825 Apr 18

Circular re information required for returns of the Colony, 1823 (Reel 6014; 4/3514 pp.94-6)

1825 Apr 30, Aug 10

Of Rouse Hill; former Superintendent of Public Works, Parramatta. Memorial for land at Mudgee (Fiche 3153; 4/1844A No.712 pp.375-80)

1825 May 10

Re whereabouts of John Roache (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.251)

1825 May 16

On list of warrants for land purchases (Fiche 3260; 2/1925 p.19)

1825 Jul 30

Re deed for an acre originally reserved for Toll house attached to his farm at Rouse Hill (Reel 6064; 4/1787 p.58)

1825 Aug

On lists of persons liable to serve as jurors in the district of Windsor (Reel 6060, 4/1775 p.188[v]; Reel 6062, 4/1782 p.81a)

1825 Aug 3

Request to for letter from Mr Field (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.92)

1825 Oct 11

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

1825 Oct 15, Nov 4

Superintendent of Public Works, 1805-25. Memorials re remuneration for past services, a pension, or land in lieu of (Reel 6064; 4/1788 pp.37-40)

1825 Nov

On list of persons liable to serve as jurors at Parramatta (Reel 6062; 4/1782 p.116a)

1825 Dec 12

Grant of 450 acres in favor of transmitted to Oxley (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.146)

ROUSE, Walter

1793 May 28

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3267; 9/2731 p.14)

ROUSE, William

1799 Aug 1

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3267; 9/2731 p.96)

ROUSE, William. Former Superintendent of Carpenters; replaced by John Dight

1810 Jan 3

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

ROUSE, William. Per "Baring", 1815

1817 Jun 28

On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per "Lady Nelson"; listed as Rice (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.220)

1820 Jun 15-Aug 5

Sentenced to death; commuted to transportation to Newcastle for life. In reports of prisoners tried at Court of Criminal Jurisdiction (Reel 6023; X820 p.15)

1820 Sep 22

On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per "Elizabeth Henrietta" (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.272)

1823

Prisoner at Newcastle; sentenced in 1820 by Court of Criminal Jurisdiction. Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3235; 4/1870 p.53)

ROUSON, Daniel. Of Windsor

1814 Jun 30

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

ROUTHERN, George. Per "Royal Charlotte", 1825

1825 Nov 11

Convict servant of Peter McIntyre. To be victualled from the Store at Sydney for six months (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.612)

ROUTHLEY, Charles. Per "Indefatigable", 1812

1815 Jul 13

Return to Sydney from the Derwent requested (Reel 6045; 4/1733 pp.165-6)

1815 Jul 17

Prisoner at the Derwent. To Davey re ticket of leave for Routhley or passage to Sydney per "Emu" (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.124)

ROUTLEDGE see also RUTLEDGE

ROUTLEDGE, Alexander. Per "Baring", 1819; sexton, St Lukes Church, Liverpool

1819 Jul 3

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Baring" and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.163)

1824 Jan 7-Mar 26

Petitions for salary in addition to rations (Reel 6061; 4/1778 pp.72-74b)

1824 Apr 24

Re his letter of 20 Apr to be referred to Mr Robertson (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.664)

1824 Oct

Of Liverpool. Memorial (Fiche 3108; 4/1839A No.847 pp.519-20)

ROW GUARD see also BEDDOE, Thomas; CUBITT, Daniel (Senior and Junior); EWING, Edward; SMUGGLING

ROW GUARD

1820 Feb 5

Established to prevent smuggling in the harbour & intercourse with convicts prior to landing from transports (Reel 6049, 4/1744 pp.168-75; Reel 6039, SZ756 pp.53-5)

1820 Feb 8

Re its establishment (Reel 6007; 4/3501 pp.237-8)

1822

Application for position of boatswain of Row Guard boat by Henry Howell (Reel 6056; 4/1763 p.207)

1822 May 6

Re George Day, Coxswain, and arrangements of the Row Guard (Reel 6053; 4/1756 p.125)

1823 Mar 11

Report on incident involving the issue of jackets to convicts on board the "Surrey" (Reel 6057; 4/1767 pp.33-33b)

1823 Apr

Application for victualling order (Reel 6058; 4/1771 p.261)

1823 Jun 17

Instructions for Officers (Reel 6057; 4/1767 pp.38-39a)

1825 Jan 24

Actions defended by John Nicholson (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.207)

ROWAN see also ROAN; ROWEN

ROWAN, Daniel. Groom in the Government Stables

1825 Aug

Memorial (Fiche 3153; 4/1844A No.713 pp.381-4)

1825 Nov 19

On list of lands granted & reserved by Sir Thomas Brisbane (Fiche 3269; 9/2740 p.26); on list of persons who have received orders for grants of land (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.100)

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