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Townsend, Joseph to Townson, Robert (1824)


TOWNSEND, Joseph. Per "General Stuart", 1818

1821 Sep 8

Stationary servant. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.99)

1822 Jan 21,24

Referred to in evidence and testified before the Board of Enquiry into the Engineer Department (Reel 6053; 4/1754 pp.24, 46)

1823 May

Butcher. Referred to in Major Druitt's reply to the Board of Enquiry into the Engineer Department (Reel 6053; 4/1755 p.291)

1823 Nov 2

Butcher. Referred to by Major Druitt in a letter in which he gives further evidence in his defence against accusations laid against him (Reel 6053; 4/1755 p.469)

1824 Feb

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

1824 Aug 14

Butcher at the Stores. On return of proceedings of the Bench of Magistrates, Parramatta (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.45)

1825 Apr 11

Of Orphan School Estate, Liverpool. Petition for ticket of leave and to be allowed to proceed to Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3253; 4/1875 p.231). Reply, 19 Apr (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.100)

TOWNSEND, Laurence

1817 Aug 30

Free, but in cripple in need of assistance. Petition to be placed on the Stores (Fiche 3228; 4/1868 p.23)

TOWNSEND, Laurence. Per "Tellicherry", 1806

1805 Aug 17

On list of convicts embarked on board the "Tellicherry" (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.36)

1811 Jun 29

On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per "Estramina" (Reel 6003; 4/3492 p.29)

1812 May 29

Time expired. Returning to Sydney per "Estramina" (Reel 6066; 4/1804 p.111)

1824 Jun 9

Re failure to report to muster (Reel 6060; 4/1777 p.187). Reply, 24 Jun (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.457)

TOWNSEND, Michael

1821 Sep 8

Labourer. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.97)

TOWNSEND, Michael. Per "Dick", 1821

1823 Apr 14

On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.125)

1823 May 12

Servant to Joseph Pennington of Hawkesbury. For pass to take cattle to Hunter River (Fiche 3070; 4/1835A No.249 p.538)

1823 May 17

Servant of Joseph Pennington. Permitted to pass with cattle from the Upper Branch of the Hawkesbury through Wallis Plains to Pennington's farm on the First Branch of the Hunters River (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.325)

1825 Mar

On monthly return of prisoners punished at Newcastle (Reel 6023; 4/1718 p.201)

TOWNSEND, Richard. Per "Tottenham", 1818

1818 Oct 20

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Tottenham" and forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.111)

TOWNSEND, Samuel. Of the City of Cork

c.1824

On list of gentleman who signed a memorial addressed to Governor Macquarie in favour of Matthew Horgan (Reel 6062; 4/1781 p.403b)

TOWNSEND, Sarah. Per "Surprise"

n.d.

On list of convicts who have received absolute pardons (Fiche 3292; 4/6974.1 p.79)

TOWNSEND, William

1819 Aug 19

Servant to Mr Lacey. Evidence at inquest on Thomas Gorman (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.240-1)

TOWNSEND, William

1825 Jun 25

Andrew Kenyan and John Green convicted of stealing from the dwelling house of Townsend (Fiche 3298; X730 p.9)

TOWNSEND, William. Per "Batavia", 1818

1818 Apr 14

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Batavia" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3498 p.151)

1820 Aug 5

Re permission to marry at Liverpool (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.187)

1824 Jul 15

Of Mulgoa. Memorial (Fiche 3114; 4/1839B No.993 pp.1271-4)

1824 Jul 30

On list of lands granted and reserved by Sir Thomas Brisbane (Fiche 3269; 9/2740 p.29)

TOWNSEND, William. Per "Earl St Vincent", 1818

1818 Dec 21

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Earl St Vincent" and forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.221)

1824 Jan

On return of convicts returned to Government, transferred and assigned to settlers in the District of Appin (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.51)

1824 Jan 23

On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.123)

TOWNSEND, William. Per "Isabella" (1)

1824 c.Apr, Oct 8

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

TOWNSEND, William. Per "Mangles", 1820

1825 Jun

On return of convicts maintained and mustered by John Oxley; in 1823 and 1824 (Fiche 3148; 4/1843B No.617 pp.948, 950)

1825 Oct 28

Convict in the service of John Oxley at the last two musters (Reel 6015; 4/3515 pp.484-5)

TOWNSHEND see TOWNSEND

TOWNSHIPS

1810 Dec 26

Instructions to James Meehan re laying out of the new townships (Reel 6002; 4/3490D pp.55-60)

TOWNSON see also TOWNSEND

TOWNSON, John. Military officer; landholder

Arrived per "Scarborough", 1790 as a lieutenant in the New South Wales Corps; went to Norfolk Island in 1791; promoted to captain in May 1795; he was Acting Lieutenant-Governor of Norfolk Island from September 1796 to November 1799; returned to England in 1800, sold his commission in July 1803 and came back to the Colony in August 1806; he moved to Van Diemen's Land c.1812; he held land in Bexley and Hurstville districts, and at Kelso in Van Diemen's Land.

1793 Jun 1-1808 Jul 9

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3267, 9/2731 pp.16, 20, 62, 70; Fiche 3268, 9/2731 p.166)

1796 Jan 7

On list of all grants and leases of town allotments registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 pp.192, 194)

1796 Feb 13

Captain, New South Wales Corps. Member of a General Court Martial ordered to assemble on 18 Feb (Reel 6037; ML Safe 1/18b)

1796 Sep 15

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3267; 9/2731 pp.62, 70)

1805 Jul 8; 1810 Jan 22

Of the Retreat, Georges River. Memorial (Fiche 3009; 4/1822 No.313)

1806 Aug 21

King to Bligh respecting land grant of (Reel 6040; ML Safe 1/51 pp.77b-78, 80)

1810 Apr 6

Dangerously ill; request made that grants of farms promised be expedited; had intended returning to England (Reel 6042; 4/1723 p.260)

1811 Jun 10

Stating intention to move to Port Dalrymple because of ill effects of Sydney climate, and seeking permission for necessary exchange of land and stock, and allowance of six men (Reel 6043; 4/1726 pp.135-6). Reply, 12 Jun (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.19)

1811 Sep 19

Requesting sheep from Government Stock (Reel 6043; 4/1726 No.53 p.168). Reply, 26 Sep (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.81)

1812 Jun 25

On list of names of persons residing in Port Dalrymple to whom the Governor had promised grants of land there in 1812; near George Town (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.12)

1813 Sep 7

Proceeding to Port Dalrymple as settler (Reel 6003; 4/3492 pp.250-1)

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.90)

1816 Nov 25

Attendance requested at meeting to discuss an average wage rate (Reel 6045, 4/1735 pp.222-4; Reel 6005, 4/3495 p.306)

1817 Dec 29

Re additional land grant at Port Dalrymple and assigned servants (Reel 6005; 4/3497 pp.258-60)

TOWNSON, Robert. Came free per "Young William", 1807; scientist; landholder, Botany and Minto

1808 Nov 1-1809 Apr 7

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 pp.166, 168, 170)

1809 Feb 20

On return of grants and leases made by Lieutenant Governor Foveaux between Jul 1808 and Jan 1809 (Reel 6001; SZ760 p.136b)

1809 Mar 12,29; 1810 Jan 7,18

Landholder at Georges River. Re prejudicial treatment by Colonel Johnston and others regarding his land stock (Fiche 3009; 4/1822 No.314)

1809 Mar 26

Desiring to withdraw his appeal in order to end litigation; stressing the need for his remaining on his farm (Reel 6001; SZ757 p.42b)

1809 Mar 27

Protesting against publication of his appeal before hearing & Lieutenant Colonel Johnston's action for damages based thereon; pleading for time in which to settle debt due to the Crown (Reel 6001; SZ757 pp.43b-44b)

1809 Mar 28

Letter from J Finucane, giving reasons for Lieutenant Governor Paterson's refusal to interfere in litigation between him and letter to, re Colonel Johnston (Reel 6001; SZ757 p.44b)

1809 Mar 29

Memorial (Fiche 3009; 4/1822 No.314)

1809 Apr 20

Reminding Lieutenant Colonel Paterson of promise to consider his position as a settler in view of great losses sustained (Reel 6041, 4/1722 p.91; Reel 6001, SZ757 p.46b)

1809 Apr 21

Re entitlement to indulgences and purchase of cattle from the Government Stock on credit (Reel 6001; SZ757 p.46b)

1810 Jan 18

Memorial (Fiche 3009; 4/1822 No.314). Reply, 22 Jan (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.41)

1810 Feb 24

Re money spent on Government Library (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.103)

1810 Apr 6

Asking that grants promised to his brother, Captain Townson, be expedited (Reel 6042; 4/1723 p.260)

1810 May 17

Seeking audience with Governor re matter of his grants (Reel 6042; 4/1725 p.288). Reply, 18 May (Reel 6002; 4/3490C p.39)

1810 Jul 17

Re Townson's claims (Reel 6002; 4/3490C p.127)

1810 Oct 5

Re his retention of Government servants (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.16)

1810 Dec 26

Re road access through farm (Reel 6040; ML Safe 1/51 pp.195-8)

1810 Dec 29

Re line of road to farm at Bunbury Curren and survey of (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.65)

1811 Jul 7

Re request for assistance (Reel 6040; ML Safe 1/51 pp.191-4)

1811 Jul 10

Re Townson's delay in taking out grants & victualling of Government servants (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.39-40)

1811 Oct 1

Re Townson's failure to take out grants, request for cattle and disrespectful communications (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.86-7)

1812 Mar 23

Seeking indemnification for his improvements on small grant of land (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.76-9). Reply, 26 Mar (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.214)

1812 Apr 11

Letter refusing to grant further land and re road through his property (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.221-2)

1812 Aug 25

Re payment by Townson for cattle (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.318-9)

1813 Jan 21

Pleading for continuance of his men on the Government Store, & reconsideration of Macquarie's refusal to build a road through his estate & to grant him additional land (Reel 6043; 4/1728 pp.343-5). Reply, 25 Jan (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.378)

1813 Dec 17

Refused permission to sell land granted (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.637)

1815 Feb 2

Convicts disembarked from the "Marquis of Wellington" assigned to at Liverpool (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.437)

1815 Sep 15

Convicts disembarked from "Baring" assigned to at Liverpool (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.176)

1816 Nov 25

Attendance requested at meeting to discuss an average wage rate (Reel 6045, 4/1735 pp.222-4; Reel 6005, 4/3495 p.307)

1816 Dec 24

William Sutton to be given land adjoining Dr Townson's farm at Botany Bay (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.38)

1818 Jan 16

Convicts disembarked from "Ocean" assigned to at Liverpool (Reel 6005; 4/3497 p.307)

1818 Jan 24

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

1818 Sep 22

Convict disembarked from "Isabella" assigned to at Liverpool (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.59)

1819 Oct 30

Convicts disembarked from "Atlas" assigned to at Liverpool (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.2)

1819 Nov 13,18

Petition re excessive poundage fees (Reel 6020; 2/8130 pp.415-9)

1819 Nov 25

Re his complaint concerning a demand for poundage (Reel 6007; 4/3501 pp.76-80)

1820 Feb 8

Convicts disembarked from "Prince Regent" assigned to at Liverpool (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.243)

1820 Aug 29

Convicts landed from "Earl St Vincent" assigned to at Liverpool (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.233, 234)

1820 Sep 29

Convict disembarked from "Dorothy" assigned to at Liverpool (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.292)

1821 Jan 11

Convicts disembarked from "Hebe" assigned to at Liverpool (Reel 6007; 4/3503 p.37)

1821 Jan 27

Request made by assigned servant not to be returned to his service (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.285-8)

1821 Apr 31

Request for permission to place cattle on the land discovered by Mr Throsby (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.18). Reply, 3 May (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.14)

1821 May 3

To be permitted to pass through Cow Pastures and County Argyle with stockmen and cattle (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.13)

1821 Jul 18

Re E S Hall's situation on Lake Bathurst (Reel 6016; 4/5781 pp.21-2)

1821 Aug 8

Re request to graze stock on Government land (Reel 6016; 4/5781 pp.23-6)

1821 Aug 11

Requested to forward a copy of the letter from Mr Hall of 18 Jul (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.222)

1821 Aug 18

Re his proposal to purchase land (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.249)

1822

Requesting three assigned servants; re his run near Lake Bathurst (Fiche 3293; 5/3821.1 pp.10-1)

1822 Jan 28

Convict landed from "Mary" assigned to at Airds (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.359)

1822 Feb 12

Request for assigned servants before going to new country (Reel 6054; 4/1759 p.147)

1822 Mar 5

Of Airds. On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290, 4/4570D p.51; Fiche 3291, 4/4570D p.96)

1822 Mar 6

Permitted to proceed with cattle and servants through the Cowpastures to the country southwest of the Cookbundoon Range (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.525)

1822 Mar 14

Convict landed from "Shipley" assigned to at Airds (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.14)

1822 May 28

Re extra land for grazing flocks and herds (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.344)

1822 Jul 5

Appointed Vice President of the Agricultural Society of New South Wales; with other officers of the Society to solicit the Governor to accept the office of Patron and Frederick Goulburn the Vice Patronage (Reel 6052; 4/1753 pp.160-160a)

1822 Aug

Signatory to petition objecting to the Commissariat's new system of paying for supplies in Spanish dollars (Reel 6017; 4/5783 p.124b)

1822 Aug 2

Convict mechanic assigned to at Airds (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.120)

1822 Aug 7

Proposed as member of Philosophical Society of Australasia (Reel 6040; SZ1007 p.72)

1822 Aug 20

Attended special meeting of the General Committee of the Agricultural Society of New South Wales at which participation in the letter written by Sir John Jamison on political matters was disclaimed (Reel 6052; 4/1753 pp.174-174a)

1822 Sep 30-1823 Sep 30

Of Bunbury Curren. On lists of persons to whom convict mechanics have been assigned (Fiche 3296; X53 pp.35, 51, 66, 81)

1822 Oct 25

Of Liverpool. On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.68)

1822 Nov 26

Convict landed from "Eliza" assigned to at Airds (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.473)

1823 Jan 8

Of Bunbury Curren. On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.9)

1823 Jan 22

Requesting two men for farm work (Reel 6058; 4/1770 p.47)

1823 Mar 1

Allowed temporary occupation of land for use as a grazing run (Reel 6010; 4/3507 pp.379-80)

1823 Mar 11

Convict landed from "Surrey" assigned to at Liverpool (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.421)

1823 Mar 24

James Meehan allowed temporary occupation of land six miles to the south of Townson's run (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.28)

1823 Mar 24, Oct 25, Dec 19

Memorial of James Meehan re Townson's property (Fiche 3068; 4/1835A No.202 pp.279-90)

1823 Apr 28

Convict landed from "Brampton" assigned to at Airds (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.195)

1823 Jun 9, Sep 29, Nov 19

Memorial for land at Goulburn Plains offering to exchange land held at Botany Bay; & dispute with Meehan over his ticket of occupation at Goulburn Plains (Fiche 3073; 4/1835B No.325 pp.999-1010). Reply, 8 Jul (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.639)

1823 Aug 4

Signatory to petition for assistance in establishing Presbyterian church (Fiche 3308; X65.1 p.2)

1823 Aug 11

Re his request for gardener, shepherds and ploughman (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.52)

1823 Aug 22

Of Airds. On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D pp.11, 63)

1823 Aug 29

Prisoner landed from "Henry" assigned to at Airds (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.136)

1823 Sep 15

Convicts landed from "Earl St Vincent" assigned to at Airds (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.242)

1823 Sep 29

Deposition of Miles Chapman, overseer, re his cattle run and Mr Meehan's occupation of it (Reel 6059; 4/1772 p.155)

1823 Oct 1

Re trespass of cattle on his land (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.337)

1823 Dec 5

Allowed temporary occupation of land at Breadalbane Plains for use as a grazing run (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.657)

1824 Feb 10

Petition for mitigation of sentence of Ann Welch, assigned servant (Fiche 3243; 4/1872 p.117)

1824 Mar 9

Convicts landed from "Guildford" assigned to at Airds (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.458)

1824 Jun

Memorial by the stockholders of New South Wales re violence committed by Aborigines at Bathurst (Reel 6065; 4/1799 p.11-5)

1824 Jul 16

Signatory to a report of Magistrates re Aboriginal hostility (Reel 6065; 4/1799 p.73-6)

1824 Sep 20

On account of wheat and maize in the possession of settlers in the Districts of Upper and Lower Minto (Reel 6061; 4/1780 p.286)

1824 Sep 22

Of Varro Ville. On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290, 4/4570D p.70; Fiche 3291, 4/4570D pp.118, 137)

1824 Oct 8

On list of defaulters in payment for assigned convict tradesmen up to 30 Sep 1824 (Fiche 3293; 5/3821.1 p.6)

1824 Oct 29

Memorial for ticket of occupation in Lake George district (Fiche 3114; 4/1839B No.994 pp.1275-8)

1824 Oct 29; 1825 Aug

On lists of persons liable to serve as jurors in the District of Liverpool (Reel 6060, 4/1775 p.180[ii]; Reel 6062, 4/1782 p.78a)

1824 Oct 30

Convicts landed from the "Mangles" assigned to at Airds (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.647)

1824 Nov 10

Of Varro-Ville, Bunbury Curren. Re claim to purchase land (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.717)

1824 Nov 11

Of Varro-Ville, Bunbury Curren. Re emigration of free labourers (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.1)

1824 Dec 30

Allowed temporary occupation of land near Lake George for use as a grazing run (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.191)

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