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Somerton to Sorell, William (21 Dec 1818)


SOMERTON, Richard

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.86)

1822 Nov 7

On list of persons at Hobart committed for trial before a Court of Criminal Jurisdiction (Reel 6017; 4/5783 p.163)

1823 Feb 7-Mar 5

Sentenced to death; commuted to transportation to Macquarie Harbour. In reports of prisoners tried at Court of Criminal Jurisdiction (Reel 6023; X820 p.79)

1823 Mar 20

Tried in Hobart. Sentence commuted to transportation (Reel 6070; 4/1265 p.10)

SOMERVILLE see also SOMMERVILLE

SOMERVILLE, David

1821 Apr 3, May 31

Juror at inquests on Isabella Johnson & William Oliver held at Sydney (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.343-4, 495-6)

SOMERVILLE, G F (Lieutenant). Master, "Matilda"

1817 Aug 16

Advised that a committee had been appointed to examine his ship (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.306)

1817 Aug 25

Re fuelling of "Matilda" prior to embarking detachment of 46th Regiment (Reel 6046; 4/1738 pp.291-2). Reply, 26 Aug (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.318)

1817 Aug 25

Request to for a suitable date for embarking the 46th Regiment (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.316)

1817 Aug 27

Would be able to embark detachment of 46th Regiment on 6 Sep (Reel 6046; 4/1738 pp.293-4). Reply, 29 Aug (Reel 6005; 4/3497 p.4)

1817 Aug 29

Re committee to survey bedding on "Matilda" (Reel 6005; 4/3497 p.11)

1817 Aug 30

To be informed that bedding on "Matilda" to be washed & repaired before being reissued to troops about to embark (Reel 6046; 4/1738 pp.221-3)

1817 Sep 3

Re landing of bedding of "Matilda" (Reel 6005; 4/3497 p.28)

1817 Sep 13

Re detaining "Matilda" until conclusion of court martial (Reel 6005; 4/3497 p.50)

1817 Sep 16

Re restoration of boat to Somerville (Reel 6005; 4/3497 p.58)

1817 Sep 17

Re supply of bread on "Matilda" for detachment of 46th Regiment for Madras (Reel 6005; 4/3497 pp.59-60)

1817 Sep 21

Request to for visit to transmit despatches (Reel 6005; 4/3497 p.67)

1817 Sep 20

Re Muster Roll (Reel 6018; 4/3521 p.146)

1817 Sep 23

Re letter sent to Madras per "Matilda" regarding the plan adopted in respect of vessels departing Port Jackson (Reel 6018; 4/3521 p.148)

1817 Sep 24

Re sailing order for (Reel 6018; 4/3521 p.150)

1817 Sep 30

Re receipt for letters delivered to his charge (Reel 6018; 4/3521 p.153)

1817 Oct 1

Re advice per vessels departing forwarded to (Reel 6018; 4/3521 p.152)

1817 Nov 22

Payment to Police Fund for boat sold to Captain Somerville (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.415)

SOMERVILLE, George. Per "Agamemnon", 1820

1823 Oct 31

On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per "Sally" (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.86, 446-7)

SOMERVILLE, Isaac

1821 May 25

Servant of Edward Hall & John Cathcart. Permitted to proceed with cattle through the Cow Pastures & Argyle to the country lying to the southward & westward of the Cookbundoon Range (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.52)

SOMERVILLE, James

1804 Apr 7

Subscribed to the rules & orders of the Sydney Loyal Association (Reel 6041; 4/1719 p.192)

SOMERVILLE, James

1810 Oct 5

Sworn evidence of referred to in letter to Ellis Bent, Judge Advocate, re case involving Isaac Nichols & William Bassett (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.20)

SOMERVILLE, James

1823 Jan, Apr

On list of prisoners detained for trial at Campbelltown & victualled by Thomas Burke, District Constable (Reel 6058; 4/1769 pp.155b, 156b)

SOMERVILLE, Mungo

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.87)

SOMERVILLE, Thomas. Per "Recovery", 1819

1823 Sep 28

On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; to James Andrews, Sydney (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.155)

1824 c.Apr

Nailor. Assigned convict mechanic whose master was a defaulter in payment for (Reel 6061; 4/1778 p.265a)

SOMMERS see also SOMERS; SUMMERS

SOMMERS, Mr. Publican of Harp, Kent Street

1820 Feb 10

On list of publicans at Sydney who are not to receive licenses for the ensuing year (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.250)

SOMMERS, Charles

1818 Sep 10

Of Sydney. On list of persons to receive grants of land in 1818 (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.44)

1819 Jan 25

Clerk. On return of storekeepers & extra clerks in Commissariat Department (Fiche 3301, 4/1093.2 p.1; Reel 6049, 4/1745 p.1)

1825 Oct 18

Of Parramatta. Memorial (Fiche 3156; 4/1844B No.755 pp.683-6)

1825 Nov

Re wool tendered to the Female Factory (Reel 6062; 4/1783 pp.127-8)

1825 Nov 19

On list of lands granted & reserved by Sir Thomas Brisbane (Fiche 3269; 9/2740 p.28)

SOMMERS, James. Per "Asia", 1822

1822 Jul 29

On list of convicts landed from the "Asia" & forwarded to Parramatta for distribution; crossed out, assigned in Sydney. Appears as Summers (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.95)

1822 Jul 29

On list of prisoners assigned; listed as Summers (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.111)

1824

On list of assigned servants mustered in the employ of William Howe of Minto; in 1824. Appears as William Summers (Reel 6062; 4/1781 p.393b)

1824 May 17

Bonded convict servant turned in by Mr Rumker to William Howe, the District Magistrate; appears as Summers (Reel 6061; 4/1779 p.90)

1824 Jun 9

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

1825

On list of convicts mustered in the employ of William Howe; in 1824-25 (Reel 6064; 4/1789 p.75c)

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)

SOMMERS, John. Per "Royal Admiral", 1800; of Windsor; ferryman

1816 Nov 16

On list of persons who came as convicts & who claimed they were free at the last General Muster, without supporting documentation (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.285)

SOMMERVILLE see also SOMERVILLE

SOMMERVILLE, George

1821 Sep 8

Brickmaker. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.105)

SOMMERVILLE, Henry

1821 Sep 8

Boatman. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.83)

SOMMERVILLE, James

1821 Sep 8

Blacksmith. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.116)

SONE, Thomas. Per "Asia", 1822

1822 Jul 29

On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.111)

SOOTER, Peter (Per "Eliza", 1822) see SUTER, Peter

SOPER, Thomas. Per "Earl St Vincent", 1820

1824 Jul 6

Of Emu Plains. On return of fines & punishments inflicted by the Bench of Evan (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.72)

"SOPHIA"

1806 Jul

Hired by Governor King for the conveyance of military & convicts to Port Dalrymple (Reel 6041; 4/1720 pp.108-10)

1816 Nov 28

To deliver letters & packets to Hobart (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.315)

1823 Jun 27

Tyeroa, native chief of New Zealand, said to have killed two of her crew at Molyneaux Harbour (Fiche 3273; SZ996 p.44)

"SOPHIA", Master of see KELLY, James

SOPHIE. Per "Ann", 1825; negress from Port Louis, Mauritius

1825 Jun 30

Re transfer from the "Ann" to the Chief Constable (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.560)

1825 Sep 12

Re arrival of (Reel 6019; 4/3522 p.175)

SORELL, Edmund William

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.83)

SORELL, William (Colonel). Lieutenant Governor of Van Diemen's Land

Arrived at Sydney on "Sir William Bensley" on 10 March 1817; Lieutenant Governor of Van Diemen's Land, 9 April 1817 to 14 May 1824.

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 pp.83, 84)

1816 Apr 3

Copy of Commission as Lieutenant Governor of Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6020; 2/8130 pp.67-70)

1816 Oct 8

Appointed Lieutenant Governor of Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.176)

1817 Mar 11

Judge Advocate seeking Governor Macquarie's advice as to whether he should call on Colonel Sorell (Reel 6046; 4/1737 pp.83-4)

1817 Mar 11

Judge Advocate Wylde to accompany Governor Macquarie & call on Lieutenant Governor Sorell (Reel 6046; 4/1737 pp.157-8)

1817 Mar 13

General Order re appointment as Lieutenant Governor of Van Diemen's Land & administering of oaths (Reel 6038; SZ 759 pp.329-30)

1817 Mar 25-1821 Jul 4

Correspondence with Governor Macquarie concerning his administration of the Colony (Reel 6072; 4/6578 p.191 - 4/6579 pp.364, 431-4, 439-40)

1817 May 24

Instructing him to give certain indulgences to Harry Thrupp, a free settler (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.152)

1817 Jun 26

Re claims by convicts to certificates of freedom (Reel 6005; 4/3496 pp.209-12)

1817 Jul 2

Instructed to give indulgences to Thomas Davies, a free settler (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.223)

1817 Jul 25

Transmitted lists of five male & eight female convicts being forwarded on the "Governor Macquarie" (Reel 6005; 4/3496 pp.256-7)

1817 Aug 5

Advising him that 70 convicts off the "Chapman" were being forwarded on the "Jupiter"; of the conspiracy on the "Chapman"; rebellious risings in England; & disposition of military detachment on "Jupiter" (Reel 6005; 4/3496 pp.269-73)

1817 Aug 6

Re forwarding of three subpoenas (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.274)

1817 Aug 11

Fifty female & thirty male convicts embarked on "Elizabeth Henrietta" for Van Diemen's Land; "Jupiter" forced to return to port by violent storm (Reel 6005; 4/3496 pp.293-4)

1817 Aug 16

Isaac Nicholls paid from the Police Fund for lodging for (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.374)

1817 Aug 26

Commended on his prevention of export of wheat from Van Diemen's land by Lord until demands of Government met (Reel 6005; 4/3497 p.1)

1817 Aug 29

Instructions that persons embarked on "Henrietta" to Port Dalrymple be transferred to the "Rosetta" (Reel 6005; 4/3497 p.7)

1817 Sep 6

Re prudential measure he adopted to prevent export of wheat from Van Diemen's Land in time of scarcity (Reel 6005; 4/3497 p.32)

1817 Sep 9

Advised that 290 male convicts had been embarked on "Pilot" for Hobart; & requesting shipment of grain to Sydney (Reel 6005; 4/3497 p.41)

1817 Sep 11

Transmitted muster rolls of 280 convicts to be shipped to Van Diemen's Land per "Pilot"; requesting grain for New South Wales; Jane Graham Wood & child permitted to proceed on "Pilot" to join her husband (Reel 6005; 4/3497 p.45)

1817 Sep 13

Transmitted bills for passage of convicts to Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6005; 4/3497 p.48)

1817 Dec 29

Instructed to provide an additional land grant for John Townson at Port Dalrymple & assigned servants (Reel 6005; 4/3497 pp.258-60)

1818 Jan 7

Instructed to arrange a land grant, assigned servants & stock for William Whyte, a free settler (Reel 6005; 4/3497 pp.284-5)

1818 Jan 8

Additional grant of land for John Wade, Chief Constable of Hobart, authorised (Reel 6005; 4/3497 pp.291-2)

1818 Jan 8

Advised that conditional pardons had been given to Patrick Flaharty & John McGill for their part in apprehending the bushrangers (Reel 6005; 4/3497 p.293)

1818 Jan 8

Concerning the care of the Aboriginal girl, Mary, companion of Michael Howe (Reel 6005; 4/3497 p.294)

1818 Jan 9

Requested to arrange a land grant, assigned servants & stock for G W Barnard, a free settler (Reel 6005; 4/3497 pp.296-7)

1818 Jan 10

Governor Macquarie requesting examination of Robert Campbell's claims to two allotments in Hobart (Reel 6047; 4/1740 pp.46-7)

1818 Jan 12

Transmitted list of persons embarked on "Governor Macquarie" for Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6005; 4/3497 pp.298, 300)

1818 Jan 30

Requested to arrange a land grant, assigned servant, two cows & victualling for William Thomas (Reel 6006; 4/3498 p.15)

1818 Jan 30

Letter transmitting twelve conditional pardons & two certificates of freedom to be issued in Van Diemen's Land; & requesting remittance of fees on these (Reel 6006; 4/3498 p.18-19)

1818 Feb 5

Transmitted lists of 29 male & 60 female convicts forwarded to Van Diemen's Land per "Duke of Wellington" (Reel 6006; 4/3498 pp.35-7, 41)

1818 Mar 21

Requested to arrange land grant, assigned servants & stock for Thomas Florence, a free settler (Reel 6006; 4/3498 pp.107-8)

1818 Mar 21

Forwarded lists of conditional pardons issued & advising him that the Aboriginal girl, Mary, companion of Michael Howe, was to remain in Sydney until he was apprehended (Reel 6006; 4/3498 p.109)

1818 Mar 24, Apr 21

Requested to arrange a land grant, assigned servants, & stock for Thomas Scott, a free settler (Reel 6006; 4/3498 pp.113, 171)

1818 Apr 10

Transmitted General Orders re death of Princess Charlotte & re increased duties on spirits & tobacco (Reel 6006; 4/3498 pp.142, 144)

1818 Apr 11

Transmitted list of passengers for Hobart per "Henrietta Packet" (Reel 6006; 4/3498 p.146)

1818 Apr 23

Advised of procedure when persons requested renewal of certificates; request for return of runaway James King; & re Henry Rice's claim to compensation for land (Reel 6006; 4/3498 pp.173-4)

1818 Apr 24

Requested to arrange a land grant, assigned servants & stock for Charles Parker, free settler (Reel 6006; 4/3498 p.182)

1818 May 21

Re compensation for George Guest for land in Hobart & claims on Norfolk Island (Reel 6006; 4/3498 pp.228-9)

1818 May 23

Advised of embarkation on "Minerva" for Van Diemen's Land of 157 convicts, George Gray & William Trim under sentence of death, military officers, free settler George Guest, & Deputy Commissary Hogan (Reel 6006; 4/3498 pp.232-4)

1818 May 27

Slop clothing, articles & stationery he requested to be put on board "Lady Castlereagh" (Reel 6006; 4/3498 pp.243-5)

1818 May 28

Requested to arrange land grant, assigned servants & stock for William Clarke, free settler (Reel 6006; 4/3498 p.256)

1818 May 29

To authorise payment of bills for passage of troops from Van Diemen's Land per "Lady Castlereagh" (Reel 6006; 4/3498 p.258)

1818 May 29

Sent order to allow Colonel Davey to draw 60 gallons of spirits free of duty (Reel 6006; 4/3498 pp.260-1, 265)

1818 May 30, Jun 3

Advised of despatch of prisoners & troops to Van Diemen's Land & India per "Minerva" & "Lady Castlereagh"; arrangements for payment of Weltden, master of "Lady Castlereagh"; & landing of wood & fittings from prison deck of ship (Reel 6006; 4/3498 pp.262-5, 273)

1818 Jun 3

Major James Stewart censured for his seizure & detention of Bench Book, Port Dalrymple, & his insubordinate letters to Sorell (Reel 6006; 4/3498 pp.270-1)

1818 Jun 11

Requested to engage conveyance for detachment of 30th Regiment to Sydney (Reel 6028; 4/1095.1 pp.2-3)

1818 Jun 22

Transmitted certificates for John McCullem & James Black, & General Orders re appointment of Major Bell as Commissioner for taking Affidavits & Magistrate, extending Mr Humphrey's commission as Magistrate, & description of Macquarie Lighthouse (Reel 6006; 4/3498 p.285)

1818 Jul 23

Transmitting to Sir John Jamison, a letter from Sorell re his claim to four cows which appeared to belong to Mountgarrett (Reel 6006; 4/3498 p.309)

1818 Sep 3

A F Kemp advised of his dismissal as a Magistrate owing to his insubordinate conduct to Sorell (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.30)

1818 Sep 5

General Order re suspension of Henry St George Younge as Assistant Surgeon Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6038; SZ 759 pp.499-500)

1818 Sep 22

Requesting him to provide land grants, stores & cattle to Thomas & James H Reibey, Charles Foster & George Hubbard, free settlers (Reel 6006; 4/3499 pp.52-55)

1818 Sep 23

Requested to provide land grants, stores & cattle for Thomas Quin, Thomas Walker, Elizabeth & Elizabeth Jones, widow & daughter of Robert Jones, free settlers (Reel 6006; 4/3499 pp.67-70)

1818 Sep 23

Advised of appointment of George Hubbard as Government Boat Builder at George Town (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.71)

1818 Sep 23

Re certificates of freedom for Cornelius McMahon, John Ardnell, Joseph Ibbotson & Robert Taylor (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.73)

1818 Sep 23

His suspension of Surgeon Younge confirmed (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.80)

1818 Sep 25

Re forwarding of General Order re delivery of residues of provisions from convict or other vessels hired by Government (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.82)

1818 Sep 25

Re forwarding of lists of settlers to be granted land at the Derwent River & Port Dalrymple (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.83)

1818 Sep 25

Requested to arrange land grants, stores & cattle for John Dell & John Jeffs, free settlers (Reel 6006; 4/3499 pp.84-5)

1818 Sep 26

Thirty female convicts embarked on "Elizabeth Henrietta" for Hobart (Reel 6006; 4/3499 pp.87, 89)

1818 Oct 22

Advised of prohibition of private trading by masters of convict ships (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.115)

1818 Oct 27

Advised that Nicholls, master of the "Portsea", was probably planning to engage in illicit trading in Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.118)

1818 Nov 14

Purchased brig "Rosetta" for use of Government (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.144)

1818 Nov 24

Arrangements for filling his request for stores for 1819; list included (Reel 6006; 4/3499 pp.161-2)

1818 Nov 26

Requested to arrange a land grant, stores & cattle for William Leviston, free settler (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.177)

1818 Nov 26

Request for information re convict Charles Simpson (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.179)

1818 Nov 27

Requested to arrange grant of land, stores & cattle for James Slater, free settler (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.182)

1818 Dec 1

Requested to transfer Charles Simpson & two prisoners called William Roberts to Sydney (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.187)

1818 Dec 1

Re forwarding of lists of passengers for the Derwent per "Prince Leopold" & transfer of Aborigine Dicall to Sydney (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.188)

1818 Dec 12

General Order prohibiting trade by convict ships to be suspended until representation made to the Secretary of State (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.207)

1818 Dec 21

On his recommendation, unexpired sentences of Robert Scott & John Stanfield remitted (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.214)

1818 Dec 21

Advised of suspension of Martin Tims as Provost Marshal of Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.216)

1818 Dec 21

Instructions re reduction in price of animal food (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.217)

1818 Dec 21

Re forwarding of conditional pardons for persons resident in Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.218)

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