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Seale, P to Seekings


SEALE, Peter. Per "Baring", 1819

1823 Jan 2

On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; to Bathurst (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.131)

1823 Feb

On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; to W Blackman (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.135)

1823 Feb 20

To be assigned to Mr Blackman, settler at Bathurst (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.346)

1823 Feb 21

On list of prisoners assigned; listed as Scale (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.113)

1825 Oct 26

Memorial (Fiche 3154; 4/1844A No.727 pp.473-8)

SEALING see SEALS AND SEALING

SEALLOCK, Elizabeth (Per "Earl Cornwallis", 1801) see SCOLTOCK, Elizabeth

SEALS, Official

1801 Jan 10

Use of present territorial seal permitted until arrival of new seal issued since the Union (Reel 6041; 4/1719 p.56)

1801 Dec 17

Authorising continued use of public seal until another could be engraved and transmitted with the new Ensigns Armorial on the union with Ireland (Reel 6037; SZ988 p.98)

1810-22

Commutations of sentences affixed with seals of office of Governor Macquarie & Brisbane (Reel 6070; 4/7020)

1814

Re seal of the Vice Admiralty Court (Reel 6044; 4/1731 pp.21, 25)

1817 Apr 30

J H Bent, former Judge of the Supreme Court, paid from the Police Fund for the cost of a seal for the Supreme Court, which he had made at his own expense (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.347)

1817 Nov 15

General order re receipt of new seal for the Colony and instructions for use (Reel 6038; SZ759 pp.404-6)

1819 Mar 4,5

D D Mathew requesting that the seal of the Vice Admiralty Court be affixed to attested copies of proceedings of that court in the matter of the "Elizabeth" and "Tottenham"; M Robinson informing Mathew that there was no known seal of that court; Mathew claiming that the seal of the Vice Admiralty Court had been ordered by Judge Ellis Bent, made by Thomas Austin, an engraver of Sydney, & used in the cause of the "Daphne" in 1813 (Reel 6048; 4/1742 pp.169-73)

1819 Jun 10

Barron Field paid from the Police Fund for press and seal for the Supreme Court (Reel 6038; SZ1044 p.56)

1825

Pardons with the Governor's seal, Sir Thomas Brisbane (Fiche 3292; 4/6974.1 pp.58, 64, 66)

1825 May 9

Black wax seal of Thomas W Warton depicted a bee with the word industry underneath (Fiche 3160; 4/1844C No.837 p.1168)

SEALS, Joseph. Born in the Colony; son of William Seals of Evan

1823 Feb 19

Took cattle belonging to Thomas Kendall (Reel 6057; 4/1768 pp.63)

1824 Oct

Memorial (Fiche 3109; 4/1839A No.873 pp.621-4)

1825 Oct 10

Memorial; as Sells (Fiche 3154; 4/1844A No.728 pp.479-82)

1825 Nov 12,14

On list of persons who have received orders for grants of land (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.101); on list of lands granted and reserved by Sir Thomas Brisbane. Listed as Sells (Fiche 3269; 9/2740 p.28)

SEALS, William. Per "Pitt", 1792

1797 Nov 27

Lease for 12 acres of land at Norfolk Island sold to by James Sheers (Fiche 3267; 9/2731 p.77)

1809 Apr 20

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

1809 Nov 25

Received rations from the Hawkesbury Stores (Reel 6040; 9/2673 p.120)

1810 Jan

Former baker to Governor Phillip; landowner at Norfolk Island. Memorial re compensation in land for that held at Norfolk Island (Fiche 3009; 4/1822 No.291)

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 Dec 21

Government servant transferred from in the District of Evan (Reel 6063; 4/1785 p.52a)

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)

1825 Jul 5

Government servant assigned to by the Bench of Magistrates, Penrith; appears as Sells (Reel 6064; 4/1787 p.47b)

1825 Oct 10

Memorial; as Sells (Fiche 3154; 4/1844A No.729 pp.483-6)

1825 Nov 12,14

On list of persons who have received orders for grants of land (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.101); on list of lands granted and reserved by Sir Thomas Brisbane. Listed as Sells (Fiche 3269; 9/2740 p.27)

SEALS AND SEALING

1802 Sep 20

Conditions under which commander of "Surprize" was allowed to engage in sealing off coast of New Holland (Reel 6041; 4/1719 pp.129-30)

1804 Dec 20

Application of Mr Smith, an American, to reside in the Colony and to send for a vessel from America to carry on sealing refused (Reel 6040; ML Safe 1/51 p.217)

1811 Jun 8

Persons holding conditional emancipations asking permission to embark on board vessels going on sealing or fishing voyages would be refused the indulgence as they were not entitled to go out of the limits of the Colony (Reel 6038, SZ758 p.211; Reel 6039, SZ756 p.17; Reel 6043, 4/1726 p.132)

1817 Mar 22

Permission to sell seal skins and other goods in order to defray expense of refitting "Enterprise" (Reel 6046; 4/1737 pp.219-220a)

1817 Oct 7

"Endeavour", belonging to Isaac Nichols, proceeding to Macquarie Island for skins & oil (Reel 6047; 4/1739 pp.258-9)

1820 Oct 28, Nov 8

Necessary to sell cargo of seal skins in order to effect repairs to "General Gates" (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.293-8)

1812 Mar 13

Re hunting of seals on Cape Barren Island (Reel 6020; 2/8130 pp.48-9)

1812 May

Sale of seal skins, case in High Court of Appeals (Reel 6042; 4/1724 pp.65, 66)

1824 Mar 26

Re seal skins found on South East Island; the seals believed to have been killed by a party who piratically took a boat belonging to the "Mary" (Reel 6061, 4/1778 p.258; Reel 6017, 4/5782 p.17)

SEALY, Thomas. Per "Barwell", 1798

1810 Jan 23

Liberated by mistake; to be returned to Newcastle from Sydney (Reel 6003; 4/3490A pp.24-5)

1810 May 26

Of Newcastle. On list of passengers per "Lady Nelson" departing from Newcastle (Reel 6066; 4/1804 p.15)

1810 Jun 9

Granted certificate of freedom (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.51)

SEAMAN, Mary Ann (Per "Mary Anne") see also WISE, Mary Ann

SEAMAN, Mary Ann. Per "Mary Anne"

1822

Claim of Catherine Watson that Yeoman [Seaman] was lawfully married to Isaac Wise (Reel 6056; 4/1763 p.277)

1822 Sep 25

Application for special licence for marriage to Isaac Wise (Reel 6055; 4/1761 p.183)

1823 Jul 1

Re return of letter giving permission to be married (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.612)

1823 Jul 18

Enquiry to Revd Cross as to why Seymour was described as born in the Colony (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.678)

1823 Jul 26

Re marriage to Isaac Wise (Reel 6059; 4/1772 pp.34-5)

SEAMEN see also SHIPS AND SHIPPING

SEAMEN

1804 Sep 10

Order forbidding British seamen shipping themselves with foreign vessels during period of War (Reel 6037; SZ992 p.102)

1817 Aug, Sep

Re sailors on board "Chapman" (Reel 6020; 9/2639 pp.125, 143, 183, 187, 199, 214, 218, 220, 222, 223, 229, 239, 241, 256, 286, 301, 308, 309, 310, 315, 323, 340, 343, 353, 355, 356, 359, 364, 370, 371, 372, 373, 380, 382, 385, 389, 399, 423, 429, 442, 446, 450, 462)

1819 Jul 10

Term "mariners and sailors" in certain regulations re detainers defined as referring only to petty officers & sailors & not to master, mate or other officers of ships (Reel 6039, SZ756 p.49; Reel 6048, 4/1742 pp.341-2)

1821 Aug 30

Recommended that masters, mates and crews of colonial vessels receive additional allowance of two ounces of tea and six ounces of sugar per man per week (Reel 6051; 4/1750 pp.96-7)

1822 Jun 14,15

Petition from nine masters of merchant ships in Sydney Harbour re insubordination of crews on merchant ships; with covering letter (Reel 6055; 4/1760 pp.126-7)

1823 Jan

Re treatment by Friendly Islanders of shipwrecked seamen from "Ceres" (Reel 6058; 4/1770 pp.2-3)

1824 Jan 1

Copy of Navy Board regulations re compensation for the subsistence, clothing, passage, etc of distressed seamen abroad (Reel 6017; 4/5782 pp.284-92)

1824 Jan 20

Re requested compensation for providing passage to shipwrecked seamen from "Ceres" (Reel 6017; 4/5782 p.281)

1824 Jul 13

Suggested reduction in pay & increases in allowances to seamen employed on Government colonial vessels to reduce desertion from European vessels (Reel 6060; 4/1777 p.173, 173a)

SEARCH, Daniel. Per "Atlas", 1819

1824 c.Apr, Oct 8

Carpenter. Assigned convict mechanic whose master was a defaulter in payment for (Reel 6061, 4/1778 p.265j; Fiche 3293, 5/3821.1 p.6)

1824 Apr 5,14

Re permission to marry at Sydney (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.621)

1824 Jul 28,29

Servant of George Woodford of Sydney; testimony as to his character for a ticket of leave (Reel 6027; 4/1716.1 pp.53-5)

1825 Oct

Re permission to marry Mary Ann Freebody at Windsor; also listed as Scarch (Reel 6064, 4/1788 p.3; Reel 6015, 4/3515 p.411)

SEAREY see SEARY; SEERY

SEARLE, Daniel. Seaman, "John Bull"

1821 Dec

Signatory to petition from the crew of "John Bull" complaining of treatment by Captain Corlett and Duncan Campbell, Chief Mate (Reel 6052; 4/1751 pp.66-7)

SEARLE, Richard

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.84)

SEARLE, Robert. Per "Arab", 1822

1822 Aug 26-Nov 2

On progress reports of the school formed on board the convict ship "Arab" during the voyage to Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6052; 4/1753 pp.198a, 199a, 201a, 202a, 203a, 205, 206a, 207a, 208a, 209)

SEARS, Henry

1800 Apr 26

Sixty acre grant at Bankstown to Thomas Bevan included an allotment of 30 acres given to Sears which was sold to Bevan with Governor Hunter's permission (Fiche 3267; 9/2731 p.117)

SEARS, Henry

1818 Sep 10

Of Liverpool. On list of persons to receive grants of land in 1818; listed as Sayers (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.46)

1824 Sep 18

Settler at Appin. Certification that he held 27 acres of cleared land in the Appin district (Reel 6061; 4/1780 p.284)

1824 Sep 27

To be victualled from the Store at Liverpool for six months (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.491)

SEARS, John. Per "Atlas", 1819

1820 Apr 13

Escaped awaiting transportation to Newcastle but recaptured and sent per "Elizabeth Henrietta" (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.340)

1820 Apr 13

On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per "Elizabeth Henrietta" (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.341)

1821 Mar

On monthly return of prisoners punished at Newcastle; appears as Sayers (Reel 6023; 4/1718 p.125)

1821

On list of convicts at Port Macquarie (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.344-5)

SEARS, Robert. Per "Guildford", 1822

1824 Mar 30

Servant to Mr Mudie at Newcastle. Charged with murder of John Bentley and forwarded to Sydney (Reel 6067; 4/1810 p.73)

SEARS, Thomas. Per "Guildford", 1824

1824 Mar 16

Servant of John Street. To be victualled from the Stores at Bathurst for six months (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.519)

1825 Aug 27-Dec 31

Stockman at Princess Charlotte's Vale. On lists of men on the Government Stock Establishment at Bathurst; listed as Seers (Reel 6031; 4/7029A pp.319-59)

SEARSON, Joseph. Per "Guildford", 1822

1823 Mar

On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; sentenced to Port Macquarie by the Penrith Bench (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.206)

1823 c.Apr

On return of convict absentees from Emu Plains apprehended and sentenced to Port Macquarie from 1 Apr 1822 to 31 Mar 1823 (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.141)

1823 Apr 5

On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per "Sally" (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.40, 402-3)

1824 Jun 6

Sent to Sydney per "Mary Ann" but not returned to Port Macquarie (Reel 6068; 4/1815 pp.489, 495)

SEARSON, William. Per "Elizabeth"

1822

On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.109)

SEARY see also SEERY

SEARY, Michael. Per "Hooghley", 1825

1825 Apr 27

On list of convicts landed from the "Hooghley" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.152)

1825 Jun 16

Convict servant of John McPeake. To be victualled from the Stores at Parramatta for six months; listed as Seers (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.128)

SEARY, William. Per "Guildford", 1816

1816 Apr 15

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Guildford" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution; listed as Savy (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.464)

1822 Aug 2

Re his failure to apply for a certificate of freedom (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.119)

SEARY, William. Per "John Barry"

1825 May, Oct

On lists of convicts employed by William Lawson; from Aug 1823 (Reel 6062; 4/1782 pp.51a, 56a)

SEATON, Alexander

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.81)

1823

On list of persons owing quit rents in Van Diemen's Land; for land in the District of Melville (Fiche 3270; X19 p.22)

SEATON, Alexander

1802 Mar 31

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 p.122)

1802 Apr 10

Of Hawkesbury District. Particulars of arms in possession of (Reel 6041; 4/1719 p.92)

SEATON, Charles

1824 Feb

Re permission to marry at Parramatta (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.321)

SEATON, Charles. Per "Barwell", 1798

1810 Jan 23

Liberated by mistake; to be returned to Newcastle from Sydney (Reel 6003; 4/3490A pp.24-5)

1810 Jul 21

Sawyer at Newcastle; his time expired (Reel 6066; 4/1804 p.25)

1817

Sawyer in the Lumber Yard. Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3180; 4/1852 p.293)

1823 Feb 12

Sawyer, Liverpool. Re attendance of his wife at the Colonial Secretary's Office (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.333)

SEATON, John

1809 Jun

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

SEATON, John. Per "Neptune", 1820

1820 Jul 28

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Neptune" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.157)

1822 Feb 22

Referred to in evidence before the Board of Enquiry into the Engineer Department (Reel 6053; 4/1754 p.107)

1822 Mar

On lists of persons forming roads under the direction of James Johnson, overseer, from 21 Oct 1818 to 2 Mar 1822; also listed as Seeton (Reel 6053; 4/1754 p.415 & 4/1755 p.97)

SEAWELL see also SEWELL

SEAWELL. Painter and glazier

1821 Apr 30

Inquest on body of held at the house of Mr Archbold on Church Hill (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.631-4)

SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE COLONIES see BATHURST, Henry (Earl); CASTLEREAGH, Viscount; COLONIAL OFFICE, London

SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNOR see COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE; GOVERNOR, Secretaries to

SEDDON, Giles (Per "Canada", 1819) see SIDDINS, Giles

SEDGELY, Joseph. Prisoner at Newcastle

1820 Apr 5

Petition forwarded to Sydney (Reel 6067; 4/1807 p.85)

1820 Apr 11

His sentence to Newcastle remitted (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.338)

1820 Apr 18

Sent to Sydney from Newcastle (Reel 6067; 4/1807 p.89)

SEDGELEY, Joseph. Per "Royal Admiral"

1822 Aug 6

Enquiry to Major Morisset re details of sentence to Newcastle of (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.141)

SEDGLEY, Joseph

1809 Oct 21

Received rations from the Hawkesbury Stores; appears as Sedley (Reel 6040; 9/2673 p.106)

1810 Jan 6

Discharged from the Hawkesbury Stores (Reel 6042; 4/1725 p.264b)

SEDGLEY, Joseph. Bush constable at Patterson's Plains

1824 Feb 15

Removed Tallent from Shand's farm (Reel 6067; 4/1810 pp.41-51)

1825 Apr 22

On return of persons on Police Establishment for the Counties of Northumberland and Durham who are entitled to salaries (Reel 6068; 4/1812 p.51)

1825 May 18

On return of constables for the Counties of Northumberland & Durham (Fiche 3302; 4/7419.1 p.16)

SEDITION

1795 Sep 20

Government & General Order re inflammatory and seditious writings (Reel 6037; ML Safe 1/18b)

SEDLER, John

1821 Sep 12

To be victualled from the Stores for six months (Reel 6054; 4/1759 p.32)

SEDRICK, Samuel

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.81)

1819-22

On list of persons owing quit rents in Van Diemen's Land; for land in the District of Gloucester (Fiche 3270; X19 p.22)

SEEDS see AGRICULTURE

SEEKINGS, Mary. Per "Lord Sidmouth", 1823

1823 Apr 10

Servant to Mrs D Cooper of George Street. Samuel Newman seeking permission to marry her (Reel 6058; 4/1771 p.212)

1824 Sep 6

Re permission to marry at Liverpool (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.292)

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