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Sydney, Hospital (1820) to Sydney, Pumps


1820 Jan 4-Dec 15

Request for well-behaved men from "Recovery"; need for repair of many parts of building; complaint re Major Druitt's inattention to requests; preparation of return of deaths; removal of guard; scale of salaries for subordinate positions, etc (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.54-5, 56, 57-8, 68-70, 71, 72, 87-9)

1820 Feb 23

Report spread that harsh discipline had been introduced into, and that a live man had been sent for burial (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.63-4)

1820 Apr 24

Greenway requested to visit the site as ordered and make appropriate instructions (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.326-30)

1820 Apr 26

Appointment of Committee of Enquiry into causes of prevailing disease in Sydney (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.11-13)

1820 Jun 14

Increase in ration of coal allowed (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.78)

1820 Sep 23

Payment for candles, whitewashing and repairs approved (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.275)

1820 Sep 24

J T Bigge recommending the conversion of the Assistant Surgeon's Wing to temporary Courts (Reel 6052; 4/1752 pp.17, 19)

1820 Nov 4

Money to be paid to James Wilshire for candles for hospital (Reel 6050; 4/1747 p.225)

1820 Nov 27

Appointment of apothecary at (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.450)

1820 Dec 4

Glass and services of glazier needed to repair windows, tinman to make covers for jars, bricklayer to reset coppers in kitchen (Reel 6050; 4/1747 p.269)

1820 Dec 11,12

Requests for tradesmen and articles for (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.482)

1820 Dec 15

Re salaries to be paid to various "subordinate" staff positions (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.87-9)

1821; 1822 Jun 26

Re supply of coal to from His Majesty's Dock Yard (Reel 6053; 4/1756 pp.129-31)

1821 Jan 2

Names of stationary servants at the General Hospital with suggestions as to salaries (Reel 6051; 4/1748 pp.8-10)

1821 Jan 16

Servants of Hospital preferring money to the extra half ration granted by the Governor (Reel 6051; 4/1748 pp.15-7)

1821 Jul 24

Request made by assistant surgeons for better quarters, increase in salary and relief in duties (Reel 6051; 4/1750 pp.1-4)

1821 Aug 22

Request for a guard (Reel 6051; 4/1750 pp.61-3)

1821 Aug 24

Need for constables to guard (Reel 6051; 4/1748 pp.39-40)

1821 Aug 27

Two constables, not three, on guard at Sydney Hospital while D Wentworth was in charge (Reel 6051; 4/1750 pp.64-5)

1821 Sep 5

Servants of Sydney Hospital asking for money in lieu of extra half ration ordered by Governor (Reel 6051; 4/1748 pp.41-2)

1821 Sep 7

Criticism of D'Arcy Wentworth's letter re guard at Sydney Hospital (Reel 6051; 4/1748 pp.43-4)

1823 May 6

Re accommodation problems (Reel 6057; 4/1767 pp.94-94a)

1823 Sep 9

Re alterations to (Reel 6011; 4/3509 pp.213-4)

1823 Sep 13

Re conversion of south wing of the hospital for the Buffs (3rd Regiment) (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.100)

1823 Sep 17

Re alterations to south wing (Reel 6057; 4/1767 pp.80-80a)

1823 Sep 29-1824 Dec

On list receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290, 4/4570D pp.32, 57, 59, 75; Fiche 3291, 4/4570D p.102)

1824 Jan 23

Provision of separate quarters for D McDonald (Reel 6012; 4/3510 pp.243-4)

SYDNEY, Hyde Park

1811 Oct 5

Road through Hyde Park to Brickfields closed (Reel 6039, SZ756 pp.153-4; Reel 6038, SZ758 p.239)

1813 Jul 31

Toll gate erected (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.400)

1818 Oct 10

General Order forbidding removal of stones, sods & earth from Hyde Park (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.513)

SYDNEY, Hyde Park Barracks see also CONNOR, John; GANDELL, John

SYDNEY, Hyde Park Barracks

1815 Nov 28

No thoroughfare through the military barracks square (Reel 6045; 4/1733 p.88)

1819 May 1

Rules and regulations for the management of new convict barracks, Hyde Park (Reel 6048, 4/1742 pp.263-92; Reel 6039, SZ756 pp.387-94)

1819 May 1,8

Conditions prevalent since beginning of colony re housing prisoners and rules & regulations for Barracks (Reel 6038; SZ1044 pp.30-44, 45)

1819 Jun 4

Barracks opened, sentences of prisoners in Gaol Gang remitted and allowed to return to respective gangs (Reel 6038; SZ1044 p.50)

1821; 1822 Jun 26

Re supply of coal to from His Majesty's Dock Yard (Reel 6053; 4/1756 pp.129-31)

1822 Jan

Address from prisoners in Hyde Park Barracks expressing concern at the charges proceeding against Major Druitt and the hope that his innocence would be proved (Fiche 3048; 4/1830 No.183)

1822 Aug 1

Re the men who absented themselves after the hour of Bell-Ringing on Sunday (Reel 6055; 4/1761 p.86)

1822 Dec 9

Statement of how flour ration disposed of (Reel 6056; 4/1763 p.47)

1824 May 29, Jun 5-26, Jul 10-24

Lists of constables doing duty at the Hyde Park Prisoners' Barracks who are entitled to a weekly ration (Reel 6061; 4/1779 pp.102, 121, 141, 156, 165 & 4/1780 pp.192, 209, 224)

1824 Sep-Oct

Copy of return showing numbers of male convicts entitled to rations (Reel 6017; 4/5782 pp.183-4)

1825 Jan 31

Stating the number of lashes inflicted by Order of the Magistrates at Hyde Park Barracks in 1821 (Reel 6052; 4/1752 pp.21c-d)

SYDNEY, Hyde Park Racecourse see also HORSE RACING

SYDNEY, Hyde Park Racecourse

1819 Sep 11

No horse race to take place on Hyde Park Racecourse without permission from Governor in writing; magistrates to disperse illegal meetings (Reel 6038, SZ1044 p.103; Reel 6048, 4/1743 pp.3-4)

1822 May 31

Tenders for hire of to be received (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.62)

SYDNEY, Iron Cove

1818 Oct 24

No persons to remove sea shells in Iron Cove & Long Cove, object being to reserve for the making of lime for Government buildings in progress at Sydney (Reel 6038, SZ759 pp.513-4; Reel 6039, SZ756 p.633; Reel 6047, 4/1741 pp.67-8)

SYDNEY, Judge Advocate's residence

1810 Jul 5-1812 Jun 30

Building of new residence and offices in Macquarie Place on site of present house undertaken by Ellis Bent (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.237-54)

SYDNEY, Long Cove

1818 Oct 24

No persons to remove sea shells in Iron Cove & Long Cove, object being to reserve for the making of lime for Government buildings in progress at Sydney (Reel 6038, SZ759 pp.513-4; Reel 6039, SZ756 p.633; Reel 6047, 4/1741 pp.67-8)

SYDNEY, Lumber Yard see also ADCOCK, Henry; CHAPMAN, Israel; LUCAS, Nathaniel; PARTRIDGE, Stephen; PLOMER, Peter William

SYDNEY, Lumber Yard

1821; 1822 Jun 26

Re supply of coal to from His Majesty's Dock Yard (Reel 6053; 4/1756 pp.129-31)

1821-22

Returns of Wood sawn at Longbottom and sent to Longbottom Wharf, Longbottom Barracks, Carters Barracks, Dockyard, Grose Farm and the Old Lumber Yard (Reel 6056; 4/1763 pp.313-9)

1822

Returns of work done (Reel 6056; 4/1763 pp.305-12)

1822 Apr 1-Dec 31

Abstract of accounts for supplies to Grose Farm (Fiche 3301; 4/7106.1 pp.1-15)

1822 Aug 12

Men off last convict ship sent to Carters Barracks were deprived of their rations by the other prisoners (Reel 6055; 4/1761 p.108)

SYDNEY, Magistrates

1815 Jan 28

General order re days of sitting of Bench of Magistrates, Sydney (Reel 6038; SZ759 pp.28-9)

1818 Aug 13

Re petition of Thomas Freeman for spirit licence (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.14)

1820 Mar 4

Re Mr Rushton's letter (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.283)

1821 Aug 17

Re gaol fees (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.238)

1821 Aug 21

Re memorial from Indian seamen on board the "St Michael" (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.253)

1821 Sep 6

Re special meeting to be convened to consider letter from the Superintendent of the Convict Barrack, Revd Richard Hill (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.323)

1821 Dec 4

Letter requesting recommendations of persons committed for trial who might be worthy of receiving an act of grace in celebration of the appointment of Sir Thomas Brisbane as Governor (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.116)

1822 Jan 15

Re remission of sentence for P Sparks (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.302)

1822 Jun 21

Circular re establishment of a special Bench of Magistrates to determine ownership of wild horses caught in Mulgoa Forest (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.420)

1822 Dec 31

Re free issue of Government Gazettes to (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.149)

1823 Jan 18

Instructions re the preservation of the Sydney Gazette supplied to (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.219)

1823 Jan 18

Re case of Noble, Toole and O'Brien (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.261)

1823 Mar 13

Request that certain returns of fines and punishments be lodged (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.448)

1823 May

Bench papers in the case of Thomas Moore v William Ikin (Reel 6058; 4/1771 pp.231-8, 249)

1823 Jul 28

Report from a specially convened Bench at Sydney on the case of Henry Goodwin, a convict for life (Reel 6059; 4/1772 pp.37a-b)

1824 Mar 15

Circular re details of individuals who did not attend the 1823 Muster (Reel 6012; 4/3510 pp.513-4)

1824 Jun 15

Letter asking that all criminal and revenue cases be forwarded to the Attorney General until some permanent arrangement was made (Reel 6013; 4/3511 pp.465-6)

1824 Sep 6

Letter requesting returns of fines and punishments awarded (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.333)

1824 Sep 9

Re furnishing of a return of the amount of grain in the possession of settlers in their district (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.344)

1825 May 3

Circular re details of individuals who did not attend the 1824 muster (Reel 6014; 4/3514 pp.197-8)

1825 Aug 18

Letter requesting muster list (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.160)

1825 Sep 29

Report on system of trial by jury. Unanimous agreement on its success and desirability; suggested that it should be introduced into the Supreme Court (Reel 6062; 4/1782 p.94)

1825 Nov 25

Circular requesting that young boys be sentenced to the tread wheel rather than clearing gangs (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.41)

SYDNEY, Markets see also BACON, Matthew; GIBBONS, Mathew John; GRANT, Michael; HAWKINS, William; MARKETS

SYDNEY, Markets

1813 Apr 24

Public markets to be held on Fridays instead of Saturdays to allow time for settlers living at a distance to return to their homes (Reel 6038, SZ758 pp.364-5; Reel 6043, 4/1728 pp.37-8)

1820 Jul 11

Request for repairs to market tolls recently purchased (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.400-1)

1822 Sep

Address from settlers of Airds, Appin and adjoining districts requesting that the weekly market at Sydney be held on Thursday instead of Friday (Reel 6052; 4/1753 p.179)

SYDNEY, Merchants of see also MERCHANTS

SYDNEY, Merchants of

1824 Sep

Resident merchants of Sydney remonstrating against the sending of Treasury bills to Batavia; with Brisbane's instructions to Goulburn for reply (Reel 6060; 4/1775 pp.146a-147, 148-148a). Reply, 14 Sep (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.363)

SYDNEY, Military Barracks

1808 Nov 9

Re erection of new barracks for New South Wales Corps by Lieutenant Governor Foveaux (Reel 6001; SZ760 p.74b)

1809 Feb 20

Plan and elevation of the New Barrack at Sydney (Reel 6001; SZ760 p.129b)

1810 Jul 23

Agreement between Governor Macquarie and Thomas Legg for the erection of new military barracks (Reel 6042; 4/1725 pp.56-9)

1812 Jul, Dec

Carpentry work performed by J Mould at new Light Horse Barracks (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.326-9)

1814 Oct 12

Request for copy of instructions for Barracks Masters, also information re administration of barracks (Reel 6044; 4/1730 pp.321-3)

1815 Jan 28

Barrack Sergeant McIntosh paid from the Police Fund for glass broke at the Military Barracks in the late illuminations (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.32)

1815 Jan 28

Patrick Fox paid from the Police Fund for making and fixing a pump at the Light Horse Barracks (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.32)

1815 Apr 22

James Bowler paid from the Police Fund for repairing pump at the Light Horse Barracks (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.94)

1815 Nov 4

James Dempsey paid from the Police Fund for an inscription stone at the new Military Barracks (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.153)

1816 Oct 28

Compensation sought by Charles McIntosh, Barrack Master, for repairing barrack at his own cost (Reel 6046; 4/1736 pp.152-3)

1819 Aug 24

Edward Cureton paid from the Police Fund for wall around Light Horse Barracks (Reel 6038; SZ1044 p.86)

1821; 1822 Jun 26

Re supply of coal to from His Majesty's Dock Yard (Reel 6053; 4/1756 pp.129-31)

1824 May 8

Defrayment of salary of Barrack Master (Reel 6019; 4/3522 p.42)

SYDNEY, Obelisk, Macquarie Place

1818 Feb 14

Edward Cureton paid from the Police Fund for erecting obelisk in Sydney as the standard for commencement of the measurement of roads (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.439)

1819 Feb 20

Edward Cureton paid from the Police Fund for completing obelisk (Reel 6038; SZ1044 p.9)

SYDNEY, Parishes

1802 Jul 23

Declarations of Parishes of St Phillips & St Johns (Reel 6037, SZ989 pp.89-90; Reel 6039, SZ756 p.577)

1821 Aug 18

Sydney to be divided into two parishes, parish of St Philip's & parish of St James' (Reel 6051; 4/1748 pp.422-7)

SYDNEY, Police see also CHARTRES, George; COATES, William; COLEBROOK, Thomas; DUNN, Thomas; KEARNES, Joseph; KELLOW, William; KELLY, George; KENNEDY, Thomas; LEARY, John; MARZAGORA, John; NICHOLS, Benjamin; RAILE, Maurice; REDMAN, John; RUSSELL, John; SIMPSON, Thomas; THORNTON, George; TUTTY, Edward; WILBOW, James; WILLIAMS, Pierpoint Walton; WYBROW, William; WYLDE, Francis; under names of other individuals

SYDNEY, Police

1789 Aug 7-1796 Nov 18

Regulations to be observed by the Nightwatch (Reel 6037; SZ985 pp.1-6)

1796 Nov 9

Government & General Order re election and duties (Reel 6037; ML Safe 1/18b)

1815 Feb 11

Government & General Order re the appointment of constables in Sydney (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.38)

1815 Jun 24

Government & General Order re appointment of constables in Sydney (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.116)

1818 Nov 28

General Order re victualling & payment of constables in town of Sydney (Reel 6038; SZ759 pp.522-3)

1820 Mar 11

Petition addressed to John Wylde, Judge Advocate, by the Sydney Constables concerning additional slops (Reel 6049; 4/1744 p.104c)

1822

Petition from the ordinary constables of Sydney complaining of the diminution of their rations (Reel 6055; 4/1760 pp.43a-d)

1822 Apr 24

Petition from District Constables of Sydney for an advance in salary as remuneration for the loss of an assigned servant (Reel 6055; 4/1760 pp.42-42a)

1822 Jun 22

Depositions re assigned servants (Reel 6055; 4/1760 pp.135-6)

1822 Dec 21-1825 Nov 24

Pay lists for Sydney and vicinity (Reel 6029, 4/7016A-7016C; Reel 6030, 4/7016D)

1823 Mar

List of constables that now belong or have belonged to the Police of Sydney from Sep 1820 to Mar 1823 (Reel 6056; 4/1764 pp.63-66a)

1823 Mar 31

List of persons employed at the Police Office, Sydney (Reel 6058; 4/1770 p.192)

1824 May 22, Jun 4,11

Lists of constables doing duty for the town of Sydney & its vicinity who are entitled to a weekly ration (Reel 6061; 4/1779 pp.97-102, 119a-d, 140a-d)

1824 May 28-Jul 23

Lists of constables stationed at the Sydney County Gaol with their wives & children (Reel 6061; 4/1779 pp.101, 120, 142, 155, 164 & 4/1780 pp.191, 208, 223)

1824 May 29-Jul 24

Lists of constables doing duty at the Hyde Park Prisoners' Barracks who are entitled to a weekly ration (Reel 6061; 4/1779 pp.102, 121, 141, 156, 165 & 4/1780 pp.192, 209, 224)

1824 Jun 12,19,26

Constables at Sydney entitled to a weekly ration or allowances (Reel 6061; 4/1779 pp.140-2, 154-6, 163-5)

1824 Jul

Abstract of disbursements made by Deputy Assistant Commissariat General John Radford to constables employed at Sydney between 23 May & 24 Jul 1824 being commuted allowance in lieu of rations (Reel 6061; 4/1780 p.226)

1824 Jul-Dec

Quarterly returns of fines and punishments in the Police Office (Reel 6023; 4/6671 pp.81-106)

1824 Jul 3-24

Pay lists of constables employed at Sydney (Reel 6061; 4/1780 pp.190a-c, 207a-c, 222a-d)

1824 Sep 7

Re supply of stationery for the Assistant Superintendent (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.340)

1824 Dec 31

List of district & other constables doing duty in Sydney & its vicinity (Reel 6063; 4/1784 pp.314a-d)

SYDNEY, Public Buildings

1810 Aug 20

Contract made with T Legg for building five watch-houses (Reel 6042; 4/1725 pp.169, 171)

1810 Aug 21

Agreements of Thomas Boulton with Governor Macquarie for building two stone walls, one near the Government garden; together with estimates, etc (Reel 6042; 4/1725 pp.90-105)

1817 Jan 1

List of public buildings required to be erected in Sydney (Reel 6046; 4/1737 pp.14-7)

SYDNEY, Public Houses see also PUBLICANS AND PUBLIC HOUSES; under name of hotel

SYDNEY, Public Houses

1820 Feb 10

List of publicans at Sydney whose houses are either of bad fame or injuriously situated as to morals & sobriety & who therefore are not to receive spirits, wine or beer licenses for the ensuing year (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.250)

SYDNEY, Pumps

1814 May 9,23

Re payment for repair of pump by James Bowler (Reel 6044; 4/1730 p.434)

1814 May 19,23

Re sinking of pumps in Macquarie Street & George Street by James Bowler (Reel 6044; 4/1730 pp.436-7)

1815 Jan 28

Patrick Fox paid from the Police Fund for making and fixing a pump at the Light Horse Barracks (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.32)

1815 Apr 22

James Bowler paid from the Police Fund for repairing pump at the Light Horse Barracks (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.94)

1815 Jun 18

Well sunk and pump erected on Lieutenant Governor Molle's premises (Reel 6045; 4/1733 p.137)

1816 May 11

James Bowler paid from the Police Fund for erecting pump at the General Hospital, Sydney (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.198)

1816 May 11, Nov 1

Messrs Cureton & Dwyer paid from the Police Fund for erecting stone reservoir & pump in Bent Street for public use (Reel 6038; SZ759 pp.198, 271)

1816 Aug 10

Lieutenant Governor Molle paid from the Police Fund for sinking well and erecting pump in front of his quarters (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.238)

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