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Wemyss, William (Jul 1824) to Wentworth, D'Arcy (1810)


1824 Jul-Nov

Re victualling of various persons (Reel 6013; 4/3512 pp.50, 73, 87, 113, 186, 224, 245, 251, 271, 331, 346, 349, 369-70, 394, 458-60, 490-1, 497, 560, 572, 578, 625, 719)

1824 Jul 20

Re changes in portions of rations issued (Reel 6060; 4/1776 pp.119g-i)

1824 Jul 20

Re issue of clothing (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.667)

1824 Jul 21

Re supply of rations to clerks (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.20)

1824 Jul 22

Elizabeth Cattrell, his servant, sentenced to the stocks & six months in the Factory, for absenting herself from his service (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.83)

1824 Jul 24

Re storekeeper's clerk at Bathurst station (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.64)

1824 Jul 24

Re person to grind flour at Bathurst (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.65)

1824 Jul 26

Re depositing of wheat at Newcastle (Reel 6060; 4/1776 pp.119j)

1824 Jul 28

Re rations for Superintendent of Crown Stock, Bathurst (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.82)

1824 Jul 31

Allowing payment of money in lieu of rations (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.120)

1824 Aug 10

Re issue of slop clothing to convict (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.169)

1824 Aug 20

Re possible assignment of woman from Female Factory (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.231)

1824 Aug 26

Re proceedings of recently appointed Board (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.254)

1824 Sep 6

Re forwarding of baggage of deceased man to his widow (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.339)

1824 Sep 20

Circular re review of Orders & Regulations made by successive Governors pertaining to the administration of his office (Reel 6013; 4/3512 pp.404-5)

1824 Sep 22

Re rations for passage boatmen (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.409)

1824 Sep 30

Re forwarding to, for his information & guidance, of a letter from the Governor (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.500)

1824 Oct 2

Re issue of suit to convict (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.506)

1824 Oct 26

Re issue of salt meat at Emu Plains (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.617)

1824 Oct 29

Re clothing for convicts per "Mangles" (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.629)

1824 Nov-1825 Jan

Re victualling of certain persons (Reel 6014; 4/3513 pp.3, 10-1, 39-40, 43, 73, 213, 351, 354, 381, 398, 430, 438, 444, 448, 467, 534)

1824 Nov 5

List of schoolmasters & assistants who have lately drawn rations; signed by Wemyss (Reel 6060; 4/1776 pp.119k[i], 120)

1824 Nov 21

Memorial for land at Surry Hills (Fiche 3116; 4/1840A No.1039 pp.187-90)

1824 Nov 22; 1825 Jan 3, Feb

Re convicts to receive clothing (Reel 6014; 4/3513 pp.16, 193, 487)

1824 Dec 9

Re money instead of rations (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.60)

1824 Dec 16

Letter to Oxley re grant of land in Surry Hills (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.101)

1824 Dec 17,23

Re meeting to discuss matters raised by Wemyss (Reel 6014; 4/3513 pp.109, 144)

1824 Dec 22

Re bills of V Jacob (Reel 6063; 4/1785 p.15)

1824 Dec 24

Re ration for spirits used by Clerk of Dock Yards (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.152)

1824 Dec 27

Re return of receipts & disbursements (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.161)

1824 Dec 27

Re liquidation of a claim (Reel 6060; 4/1776 p.124)

1824 Dec 28

Re spirit allowance to Dockyard Clerk (Reel 6060; 4/1776 p.125)

1824 Dec 31

Listed on Colonial Fund Statement (Reel 6039; 4/424 pp.441, 444)

1825

Accounts of the Commissariat (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.228)

1825 Jan 13

Re correspondence concerning bribe by Mr Lord (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.259)

1825 Jan 15, May 5

Re the cost of printing (Reel 6063; 4/1784 pp.226-7)

1825 Mar 10

Re supplying Mr Short with 20 head of cattle (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.566)

1825 Mar 14

Re Mr Panton, Postmaster (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.229)

1825 Mar 15

Granted Mr Smith leave of absence to go on a sea voyage (Reel 6063; 4/1785 p.155)

1825 Apr-Jul

Re victualling of various persons (Reel 6014; 4/3514 pp.190, 236, 245, 386, 429-30, 432, 446, 463-4, 515, 536-7, 543, 548, 552, 601, 604)

1825 Apr 6

Request for report on statement by W Kelly (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.13)

1825 Apr 7

Re Mr Harrington's bond (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.230)

1825 Apr 7

Warrant on the Colonial Treasurer for expenses incurred in returning to their native country, the Lascar crew of the "Swallow" (Reel 6070; 4/6037 p.7)

1825 Apr 8

Re statement made by William Kelly (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.232)

1825 Apr 8

Re sailing time of "Queen Charlotte" (Reel 6017;4/5782 p.308)

1825 Apr 12

Re Bills to be issued for rescue of crews of "Belinda" & "Mary" (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.63)

1825 Apr 21

Re cancellation of Mr Harrington's bond (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.132)

1825 Apr 26

Re disembarkation of convicts per "Hooghly" (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.148)

1825 Apr 29

Required men to work in the Commissariat at Parramatta (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.233)

1825 Apr 29

Re money owed by Commissariat for goods shipped to Hobart (Reel 6017; 4/5782 pp.319-20)

1825 May 3

Re disembarkation of convicts per "Asia" & "Royal Charlotte" (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.201)

1825 May 5

Re boats for disembarkation of convicts per "Asia" & "Royal Charlotte" (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.207)

1825 May 10

Re clothing for convicts per "Hercules" (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.248)

1825 May 12

Request for explanation of letter from Icely & Hindson (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.275)

1825 May 19

Re cargo promised to Icely & Hindson (Reel 6063; 4/1784 pp.234-234b)

1825 May 20

Re account for land cleared for William D'Arietta (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.236)

1825 May 20

Re Mr Hankinson's contract to supply bread to the troops (Reel 6063; 4/1784 pp.237-238a)

1825 May 25

Re certain persons on Doctor McLeod's estate (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.365)

1825 Jun 9

Letter requesting communication from Mr Hankinson (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.455)

1825 Jun 11

One of the magistrates before whom James Driver was sentenced; recommending that favourable consideration be given to Mary Driver's petition for the return of her husband James from Port Macquarie (Fiche 3246; 4/1873 p.68c)

1825 Jun 11,13

Re passage to Hobart for J O'Neale (Reel 6014, 4/3514 p.466; Reel 6063, 4/1784 p.240)

1825 Jun 16

Re remarks from on Mr Hankinson's letter (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.508)

1825 Jun 17

Re passage to Hobart for E Power (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.510)

1825 Jun 30

Re the seizure of the "Almorah" (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.241)

1825 Jun 30

Did not receive a victualling order (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.242)

1825 Jul-Sep

Re persons to be victualled (Reel 6015; 4/3515 pp.12, 21, 65, 67, 80, 82, 89, 98-9, 102, 121-3, 128, 138, 166-7, 170-1, 226-7, 248, 268, 273, 280, 289)

1825 Jul 8

Re dispute with Icely & Henderson & instructions concerning freight (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.609)

1825 Aug 11

Re shipwreck of the "Mary" (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.131)

1825 Aug 17

Re bill for Mr Solomon Levey (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.155)

1825 Aug 17

Re passages to Hobart (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.159)

1825 Aug 18

Request for labourers (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.243)

1825 Aug 20

Request for clothing for convicts (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.172)

1825 Aug 24

Re convicts to be landed from the "Minstrel" (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.207)

1825 Aug 25

Re transmission of regulations concerning provisions (Reel 6015; 4/3515 pp.209-10)

1825 Aug 29

Re passages to Hobart (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.249)

1825 Aug 31

Re town grant in his favour (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.256)

1825 Sep-Nov

Re victualling of various persons (Reel 6015; 4/3515 pp.304, 319, 327, 332-3, 341, 344, 354, 358, 363, 365, 386-7, 418-9, 431-3, 455, 467, 469-72, 474-6, 479, 481-2, 495, 498-505, 507, 512-5, 517, 524, 528-32, 535-6, 587, 612, 619, 630)

1825 Sep 8

Re clothing for convicts from the "Lonach" (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.282)

1825 Sep 12

Re passages for two convicts to be sent to Hobart (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.244)

1825 Sep 14

Re wreck of "Bridges" (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.308)

1825 Sep 19

Re value of the Spanish dollar for payment of allowances to the military (Reel 6017; 4/5782 pp.364-5)

1825 Sep 22

Requested to supply a statement of receipts for year 1823 (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.340)

1825 Oct 5

Re Government orders (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.385)

1825 Oct 27

Re the rate at which Spanish dollars were to be issued (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.245)

1825 Nov 1

Requesting a survey of the Military Chest (Reel 6063; 4/1784 pp.239-239a)

1825 Nov 4

Re Mr Walker's accounts (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.246)

1825 Nov 11

Re authorisation to pay Henry Marr (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.580)

1825 Nov 11

Authorised to pay Mr Mudie a portion of his wheat tender (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.585)

1825 Nov 15

Re providing passage for convict to Hobart (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.611)

1825 Nov 23, Dec

Re victualling persons for six months (Reel 6016; 4/3516 pp.34, 101, 114, 155, 227)

1825 Nov 24

Re Robert Johnstone's ticket of leave (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.36)

1825 Nov 28

Officer in Charge of Bonded Stores. Circular transmitting General Order re duties on distillation of spirits & ordering strict compliance of it (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.50)

1825 Dec

Submitting schedules of tenders (Reel 6063; 4/1784 pp.250-252a)

1825 Dec 2

Re travelling expenses of Mr Walker (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.72)

1825 Dec 2

Re appointment of Ryrie to charge of Military Chest (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.82)

1825 Dec 8,24

Permitting convicts of "Henry Porcher" to receive usual clothing (Reel 6016; 4/3516 pp.98, 237)

1825 Dec 14

Re claim against the Military Chest by the Government of Mauritius (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.177)

1825 Dec 23

Re victualling of out settlements (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.228)

WENHAM, John. Per "Ocean", 1823

1823 Sep 2

On list of convicts landed from the "Ocean" & forwarded to Minto for distribution (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.164)

1824 Jun 9

On list of convicts employed by William Howe of Minto (Fiche 3093; 4/1837B No.475 p.824)

1824 Nov 24

Convict in the service of James Bean; from 23 Sep 1823 (Fiche 3119; 4/1840B No.34 pp.211, 213)

WENHAM, Richard. Per "Baring", 1819

1822 Mar

On lists of persons forming roads under the direction of James Johnson, overseer, from 21 Oct 1818 to 2 Mar 1822; listed as Wenhorn (Reel 6053; 4/1754 p.416 & 4/1755 p.97)

1823 Oct 25

On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.132)

1823 Nov 11

On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; to Peter Murdoch (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.170)

1824 Jan 23

On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.133)

WENLOCK, Edward. Per "Grenada", 1819

1821 Sep 8

Labourer. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.96)

1825 Feb 14

On monthly statement of changes in the convicts at Rooty Hill Station; from Grose Farm (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.273)

1825 Jul 27

On monthly statement of changes in the convicts at Rooty Hill Station; free by servitude (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.285)

WENNEY, Thomas. Per "Coromandel", 1820

1821 Sep 8

Wheelwright. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.113)

1825 Sep 5,8

Re permission to marry Harriet Scott at Parramatta; listed as Wenner & Wennox (Reel 6064, 4/1787 p.127; Reel 6015, 4/3515 p.314)

1825 Nov 7,19

Re permission to marry Mary Ann Smith at Parramatta (Reel 6064, 4/1788 p.105; Reel 6016, 4/3516 p.4)

WENTWORTH. Lieutenant, 73rd Regiment

1813 Nov 16

On list of officers of 73rd Regiment to embark on "Earl Spencer" for Ceylon (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.606)

WENTWORTH, Mr

1825 Nov 24

Applied at the Chief Engineer's Office for four assigned servants (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.193a)

WENTWORTH, D'Arcy. Surgeon & public servant

Came free per "Neptune", 1790 as Assistant Surgeon; sailed on 1 August 1790 per "Surprize" to Norfolk Island to take up appointment as assistant in the hospital; appointed Superintendent of Convicts at Norfolk Island from 10 September 1791; returned to Sydney in February 1796 & appointed assistant surgeon from 7 April; appointed Principal Surgeon in February 1809, which was approved in July 1811 (to c.October 1819); appointed magistrate in May 1810, sitting on the Governor's court & acting as chief police magistrate in Sydney; Superintendent of Police from December 1810 (to c.April 1820, & 1821 to 1825); one of the first commissioners of the turnpike road to Parramatta [1810]; Treasurer of the Police Fund (to c.June 1820); one of the founders of the Bank of New South Wales, 1817, as well as director & shareholder; with Alexander Riley & Garnham Blaxcell, one of the contractors for the General Hospital.

1796 May 4

Government & General Order re appointment as Assistant Surgeon (Reel 6037; ML Safe 1/18b)

1799 Oct 18

On list of all grants & leases of town allotments registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 p.240)

1799 Oct 18-1810 Jun 1

On list of all grants & leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office; includes notes re land purchased by Wentworth, much of which was incorporated in grants made to him by Governor Macquarie in 1810 (Fiche 3267, 9/2731 pp.21, 23, 65, 69, 71, 73, 83, 85, 97, 102-3, 108-9; Fiche 3268, 9/2731 pp.139, 164-5, 166-7, 168-9, 172-3, 178-9, 188-9)

1801 Jul 27

Appointed as Assistant Surgeon at Parramatta (Reel 6037; SZ988 p.49)

1802 Jul 6

Appointed as Staff Surgeon at Norfolk Island in absence of James Thomson (Reel 6037; SZ989 pp.85-6)

1802 Sep 10

Requested not to be sent to Norfolk Island as Surgeon (Reel 6037; SZ990 p.15)

1802 c.Oct

Signatory to petition of Michael Robinson for cancellation of sentence (Reel 6040; SZ997 p.30)

1802 Oct 22

Appointed Lieutenant of the Parramatta Loyal Association (Reel 6037; SZ990 p.39)

1803 Feb 8

Ordered to do duty at Norfolk Island (Reel 6037; SZ990 p.90)

1804 Jan 3

Appointed to act as Surgeon, Norfolk Island (Reel 6037; SZ991 p.103)

1805 Jan 6

Re removal from Norfolk Island (Reel 6040; ML Safe 1/51 p.33)

1806-8

Entitled to receive ration of 1/4 pipe of port wine & 24 dozen bottles under the third Class (Reel 6041; 4/1721 p.64)

1807 Apr 20

Re tea & sugar sent to Mr Redfern (Reel 6040; ML Safe 1/51 p.81)

1807 Sep 10

On statement of capital advanced by John Blaxland in his concerns from 3 Apr 1807 to 14 Sep 1808 (Reel 6043; 4/1727 p.202)

1808 Jan 27

Signatory to letter to Major George Johnston expressing support for his seizure of command of the Colony & recommending that he ensure that measures adopted for public security be confirmed by his successor (Reel 6041; 4/1721 p.336)

1809 Feb 20

On return of grants & leases made by Lieutenant Governor Foveaux between Jul 1808 & Jan 1809 (Reel 6001; SZ760 p.138b)

1809 Mar

On list of claims said to be due to individuals on the suspension of John Palmer, Commissary (Reel 6041; 4/1722 p.55)

1809 Apr 8

On list of all grants & leases of town allotments registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 p.216)

1809 Jun 22-1810 Jul 31

Evidence at inquests on William Bowen, John Dignum, John Drew, Henry Giddes & William Piper (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.29-30, 167, 189, 219, 531)

1809 Oct 13

From J Finucane, asking him to report, for the Lieutenant Governor's information, on the mental health of Thomas Laycock (Reel 6001; SZ757 pp.62b-63b)

1810 Jan 3

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

1810 Jan 12

Recommending request for ration of fresh meat & milk to inmates of Parramatta Hospital (Reel 6042; 4/1723 p.96). Reply, 13 Jan (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.22)

1810 Jan 29

Memorial (Fiche 3010; 4/1822 No.329)

1810 Feb 20

To perform duties of Principal Surgeon in absence of Mr Jamison (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.20)

1810 Mar 16

Letter to authorising issue of madeira & port from His Majesty's Stores for use of hospital (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.128)

1810 Mar 31

Appointed Treasurer of the Police Fund (Reel 6002, 4/3490B p.160; Reel 6038, SZ758 p.31)

1810 Apr 7

Appointed Trustee & Commissioner of proposed turnpike road between Sydney & Hawkesbury (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.34)

1810 May 10

Agreement for construction of a public turnpike road from Sydney to the Hawkesbury (Reel 6042; 4/1723 pp.298-301)

1810 May 14

Re James Harrex contract for turnpike to Hawkesbury (Reel 6002; 4/3490C pp.31-2)

1810 May 17

To William Cowper & Wentworth re handing over funds to Wentworth as Treasurer of Police Fund (Reel 6002; 4/3490C pp.35, 37)

1810 May 17

Appointed Justice of the Peace & magistrate for Sydney (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.40)

1810 May 29, Jun 8

Re convening surgeons to consult on condition of Mr Birch (Reel 6002; 4/3490C pp.66, 71, 84)

1810 Jun 11

Referred to as a Commissioner of Roads (Reel 6042; 4/1725 p.18)

1810 Aug 6

Re appointment to Court of Civil Jurisdiction (Reel 6002; 4/3490C p.148)

1810 Oct 4; 1811 Jan 2, Apr 2

To Glenholme re payment of duties to Police Fund & statement of accounts (Reel 6002; 4/3490D pp.13-5, 68-70, 145-7)

1810 Nov

Re sanity of Captain Alexander Bodie of the "Frederick" & appointment of a committee to take charge of his person & property (Reel 6040; ML Safe 1/53 Item 4)

1810 Dec 6

Accusations brought against of high-handed & vindictive conduct (Reel 6042; 4/1725 pp.220-6)

1810 Dec 11

Re tolls & lease of in Sydney-Parramatta Road (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.40)

1810 Dec 18

To W H Mansel re Mr Evans, a prisoner in execution to debt (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.42)

1810 Dec 29

Appointed Superintendent of Police in Sydney (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.153)

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