Colonial Secretary Index, 1788-1825

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Exploration to Ezzy

EXPLORATION see also BLAXLAND, Gregory; BLUE MOUNTAINS; COX, William (Senior); CUNNINGHAM, Allan; GRIMES, Charles; HOVELL, William Hilton; JOHNSTON, Robert; KEARNS, William; KING, Philip Parker; LAWSON, William; LEWIS, Richard; MARSH; OXLEY, John; PACKER; SINGLETON, Benjamin; SMITH, Charles Throsby; THROSBY, Charles; WARBY, John; WENTWORTH, William Charles; WILD, Joseph


1802 Oct 30-1804 Mar 1

Reports by Barralier re wild cattle (Reel 6040; ML Safe 1/51 pp.148-9, 215)

1815 Mar 15

J Oxley provided with timekeeper to add to equipment for surveys west of the Nepean (Reel 6068; 4/1814 pp.3-5)

1815 Dec 4

Gratification of Earl Bathurst of discovery of passage over the Blue Mountains by George William Evans (Reel 6044; 4/1730 p.95)

1816 Apr 9

Re need to penetrate further into the Interior (Reel 6065; 4/1798 pp.27-30)

1817 Feb-Mar

Instructions given by Governor Macquarie under direction of Earl Bathurst, for expedition to explore the Lachlan River, etc (Reel 6068; 4/1814 pp.7-31, 35)

1817 Apr 6-Aug 29

John Oxley's Journal of his expedition to ascertain the course of the Lachlan River (Fiche 3277, SZ1047 pp.1-108; Fiche 3278, SZ1048 pp.109-213)

1817 Apr 28

John Oxley reporting on progress of his expedition to the Lachlan River (Reel 6068; 4/1814 pp.36-9)

1817 Jun 24

Details of expenses in fitting out John Oxley's expedition west of Bathurst in 1817 (Reel 6046; 4/1737 p.325)

1817 Oct 30-Nov 29

Journal of a journey from Windsor to the North probably kept by William Parr (Fiche 3271; 2/3623 pp.1-51)


Papers concerning John Oxley's Expedition down the Macquarie River and to Port Macquarie and Port Stephens (Reel 6068; 4/1814 pp.50-50g)

1818 Jan-Jun

Re John Oxley's expedition to the Macquarie River (Reel 6068; 4/1814 pp.40-50)

1818 Apr 25-May 14

Journal of expedition to north and west (Reel 6047; 4/1740 pp.209-14)

1818 Dec 12

Govt & General Order re granting of absolute & conditional pardons to convicts on Oxley's expedition for meritorious service (Reel 6038; SZ759 pp.543-4)

1819 Sep 21

Country discovered by Charles Throsby southwest of the Cowpastures to have cart road to Bathurst (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.15-8)

1819 Nov 17

Report on 20 days' expedition northwest and north-northwest of Wheeny Creek, the finding of fine river and country, also list of men who went on the expedition (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.120-3)

1819 Dec 27

Report on expedition by Myles, a native, into country northwest of Windsor, recently discovered by J Howe (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.124-6)

1820 Jan 22

Found practicable to establish route between newly discovered country, Camden county, and the coast in Illawarra district (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.139-41)

1820 Feb 5-16

Request for journey northwards from Windsor to recently discovered river to take place before winter; list of equipment approved by the Governor; & order to Francis Oakes for supply of blankets & cloth (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.154-61)

1820 Mar 21

Details of journey northwards from Windsor to newly discovered river and description of the country (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.162-5)

1820 Apr 9

Report of journey taken to ascertain prospect of communication with the coast from the new country discovered southward and westward from the Cowpastures and the prospect of a safe road to Jervis Bay (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.236-9)

1820 Apr 13

Expedition from Windsor to Wallis Plains had proved the river discovered north of Windsor was the Hunter (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.166-7)

1820 Apr 18

Country explored northwest of Broughton's Pass not considered good (Reel 6050; 4/1746 pp.242-4)

1820 May 5

Articles used on expedition of discovery to Hunter River (Reel 6050; 4/1747 p.6)

1820 May 15

Names of persons who accompanied J Howe on second expedition to Hunter River (Reel 6050; 4/1747 pp.11-2, 27-9)

1820 Aug 9

Discovery by James Whalley of fine country westward (Reel 6049; 4/1745 pp.125-6)

1820 Aug 25

Road work in new country advanced beyond Wallandillie River and Joseph Wild despatched with two men to endeavour to find lake called by natives, Wee-raa-waa, ie Lake George (Reel 6049; 4/1745 pp.171-4)

1821 Dec 14

Re discovery of the River Clyde at Batemans Bay by Lieutenant Robert Johnson, Royal Navy (Reel 6052; 4/1752 p.12)

1822 Jan 2

Instructions to search for river between Port Macquarie & Sandy Cape (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.228)

1822 Jan 30-Feb 16

Copy of a Journal recording a tour of the coast west of Batemans Bay by Messrs Kearns, Marsh & Packer (Reel 6052; 4/1752 pp.90a-k)

1822 Jan 30-Feb 16

Copy of a Journal recording a tour of the coast south of Batemans Bay by Messrs Kearns, Marsh & Packer (Reel 6034; 9/2744 pp.1-16)

1822 Feb 13

Account of voyage in "Snapper" exploring the South Coast by Alexander Berry (Reel 6054; 4/1759 pp.147c-n)

1823 Aug 1

Account of journey to Mt Tomah (Reel 6017; 4/5783 pp.361-365)

1823 Nov 4

R Hoddle's report on survey of route from Richmond to Blue Mountains over track discovered by A Bell (Junior) (Reel 6068; 4/1814 pp.109-15)


Hovell's journey to Western Port - includes letters & newspaper extracts (Reel 6062; 4/1782 p.122)

1825 Jun-Jul

Visit of Monsieur de Bougainville (Reel 6014; 4/3514 pp.561, 577)


EYLES, Elizabeth. Per "Glatton", 1803

1810 Jan 9

Granted certificate of freedom (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.55)

EYLES, Joseph. Per "Canada", 1801; of Field of Mars

1820 May 10

Memorial (Fiche 3018; 4/1823 No.230)

1822 Mar 27

Memorial (Fiche 3045; 4/1829 No.113)

1822 Nov

Memorial (Fiche 3045; 4/1829 No.114)

EYRAE, Christopher

1821 Sep 8

Overseer. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.75)


EYRE, George

1825 Dec 14

Juror at the inquest on Francis Blong held at Upper Minto (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.273a)

EYRE, George. Per "Baring", 1815

1815 Sep 15

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Baring" and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution; listed as Ayre (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.176)

EYRE, John. Came free per "Hibernia", 1810; missionary from Otaheite; Coroner and schoolmaster, Parramatta

1810 Feb 22

Granting permission to become a settler (Reel 6002; 4/3490B pp.94-5)

1810 Feb 24

Authorising him and family to be victualled at Newcastle (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.102)

1810 Feb 27

Recommendation by William Cowper that he be appointed schoolmaster at Newcastle & be allowed to perform Divine Service there (Reel 6066; 4/1804 p.6b)

1810 Mar 22

Appointed to take charge of Charity School at Parramatta (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.28)

1812 Aug 5-1817 Dec 16

Foreman of jury at inquests on Owen Dalton, John Holland, William Sneed & John Williams held at Parramatta (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.145, 273, 651, 717)

1815 Aug 5

Arrears of salary paid from Female Orphan Institution Fund (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.126)

1817 May 14

Complaining that Mrs Elizabeth Jenkins, after being sentenced to confinement in Parramatta Factory for theft, was released on several occasions to assist at births (Reel 6047; 4/1739 pp.201-5)

1818 Nov 30

Care and control of school to be responsibility of Committee of Female Orphan Institution (Reel 6040; 4/403 p.22)

1819 Aug 19

Requested to act as Coroner, in investigating death of Thomas Gorman (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.219)

1819 Aug 19

Re warrant for his duties as Coroner (Reel 6006; 4/3500 pp.219-20)

1819 Aug 19

Re his appointment to act as Coroner (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.221)

1819 Aug 19-21

Re inquest on Thomas Gorman (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.231-41)

1819 Oct 29-30

Re inquest on Mary Brown (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.55-61)

1820 Mar 21

Account to Government for repairs to building (Reel 6050; 4/1746 pp.232-3)

1820 May 8

Re inquest on Simeon MacGuiggan (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.403-8)

1820 Jul

On list of persons in the procession to be held on 23 Jul 1820 to mark the accession of George IV (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.408, 410)

1820 Jul 21

Re inquest on Patrick Fanning (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.199-201)

1820 Jul 24

Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy (Fiche 3305; SZ1006A pp.9-10)

1820 Aug 4

Re inquest on Patrick Fanning and Simeon MacGuiggan (Reel 6021; 4/1819 p.41)

1820 Aug 4

Re public proclamation of accession of George IV (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.177)

1820 Aug 10

Re publication of the accession of King George IV at Parramatta, with printed copy of Proclamation countersigned by officers of Govt & principal inhabitants enclosed (Reel 6049; 4/1745 pp.127-9)


Re issue of slops to assigned man (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.184)

1821 Jan 3

Petition of Charlotte Williams, late servant to Eyre, for grant of cow from Female Orphan Institution (Reel 6040; 4/403 p.56)

1822 Dec 18-1823 Jan 1

Margaret Moore and others convicted by Court of Criminal Jurisdiction of stealing from Eyre (Reel 6023; X820 p.75)

1823 Jan 8

Request to have well dug at his house (Reel 6040; 4/400 p.52)

1823 Apr, Jul, Oct 10

Re payment of expenses of the public school at Parramatta (Reel 6021; 4/7079 pp.45b, 93, 113, 161, 163, 247, 249)

1824 Apr

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.47)

1824 Sep 21

Recommending that favourable considerable be given to Daniel Jackson's petition for a ticket of leave (Fiche 3241; 4/1872 p.61b)

1824 Nov 5

On list of schoolmasters and assistants who have lately drawn rations at Parramatta (Reel 6060; 4/1776 p.120)

1824 Nov 19

Re proposed increase in salary to compensate for withdrawal of rations by the Commissariat (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.13)

1824 Dec 31

Payment made to him (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.421)


Master of Parramatta School. On abstract of returns submitted to the King's Visitor; listed as William (Fiche 3306; 4/1913.4A pp.44-5)

1825 Jan 7

Circular requesting information for the purpose of preparing returns for Earl Bathurst for the year 1822 (Reel 6014; 4/3513 pp.125-6, 226-7)

1825 Jan 20

Re his drawing money on the account of Mr Sweetman, Secretary to the Orphan Institutions, following withdrawal of rations by the Commissariat (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.297)

1825 Apr 18

Circular re information required for returns of the Colony, 1823 (Reel 6014; 4/3514 pp.94-6)

1825 Oct 11

Circular re information for return required by Lord Bathurst for the year 1824 (Reel 6015; 4/3515 pp.414-5)

1825 c.Nov

Schoolmaster at Govt School at Parramatta. Memorial (Fiche 3131; 4/1841B No.267)

1825 Nov

Coroner at Parramatta. On list of persons liable to serve as jurors at Parramatta (Reel 6062; 4/1782 p.116a)

1825 Nov 12,14

On list of persons who have received orders for grants of land (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.89); on list of lands granted and reserved by Sir Thomas Brisbane (Fiche 3269; 9/2740 p.11)

1825 Dec 5

Application for an assigned servant (Reel 6064; 4/1789 p.21)

EYRE, John. Of Marlborough, England

1821 Feb 14

Petition for mitigation of sentence on behalf of Robert Marchment (Fiche 3209; 4/1863 pp.29-30)

EYRE, John. Per "Canada", 1801

1809 Feb 22

Submitting account for copying charts of Captain Flinders and others, to the order of Captain Bligh (Reel 6041; 4/1722 p.43)

1811 Jan 5

Appointed to paint numbers on houses in Sydney (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.156)

1812 Feb 1

Paid from Police Fund for painting Constables' Staffs of Office (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.278)

EYRE, Susannah. Wife of John, of Parramatta

1818 Sep 26

Convict disembarked from "Maria" assigned to at Parramatta (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.91)

1819 Oct 30

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

1820 Jan 27

Female convict disembarked from "Lord Wellington" assigned to at Parramatta (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.212)

1822 Feb 13

Application for Elizabeth Humphries to be apprenticed to her from Female Orphan Institution (Reel 6040; 4/403 p.84)

1822 May 8

Application for girl to be apprenticed to her from Female Orphan Institution; Sarah Partridge assigned to her (Reel 6040; 4/403 p.56)

1824 Sep 11

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.58)

EYRE, William see EYRE, John



1813 Sep 21

Agent for R Loan, shopkeeper at Hobart (Reel 6044; 4/1729 p.204)


1820 Jul 20

Re attendance of at ceremonies to mourn the death of George III and to proclaim the ascent to the throne of his successor, George IV (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.137-8)

EYRES, James

1804 Apr 7; 1808 Oct 1

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


1820 May 26

Recommended for appointment to position of constable at Sydney in place of William Sullivan, dismissed (Reel 6050; 4/1747 pp.36-7)

EYRES, John. Per "Friendship", 1800; watchman

1812 Dec 28

Petition for confirmation of pardon granted by Lieutenant Governor Paterson (Fiche 3170; 4/1848 pp.134-6)

EYRES, John. Per "Ocean", 1816; died 1824

1816 Feb 5

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Ocean" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution; listed as Ayres (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.337)

1823 May

On lists of convicts employed by William Lawson; from Feb 1816 (Reel 6058; 4/1771 pp.312a, 313a)

1824 May 12

To take charge of the grazing run of William Lawson, fifty miles from Bathurst (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.207)

1825 May, Oct

On lists of convicts employed by William Lawson; died Jul 1824 (Reel 6062; 4/1782 pp.51c, 57a)

EYRES, Malachy. Per "Lonach", 1825

1825 Sep 9

On list of convicts landed from the "Lonach" and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.294)

EYRES, William. Per "Ocean", 1816

1816 Feb 5

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Ocean" and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.338)


Servant of John Patrick of Airds; attestation as to his character for a ticket of leave (Reel 6026; 4/1715 p.175)

EYRES, Wilpey

1809 Apr

Received pardon as reward for good conduct, living at Port Dalrymple (Reel 6001; SZ757 p.44a)

EYSELL, Christopher

1825 Jun 17

Re entitlement to ticket of leave (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.501)

EZZEY, William (Per "Royal Admiral", 1792) see EZZY, William


EZZY, George

1821 May 24

Store receipts of for wheat, paid at Windsor (Reel 6051; 4/1748 p.179)

EZZY, Jane

1797 May 1

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3267; 9/2731 p.84)

EZZY, John. Born in the Colony

1821 Jan 24, May 24

Store receipts of for wheat, paid at Windsor (Reel 6051; 4/1748 pp.146, 178)

1824 Aug

Memorial (Fiche 3087; 4/1837A No.325 p.279)

1824 Nov 22

Of Windsor. On list of persons liable to serve as jurors in the District of Windsor (Reel 6060; 4/1775 p.188[ii])

EZZY, John. Of Windsor

1825 Aug

On list of persons liable to serve as jurors in the district of Windsor (Reel 6062; 4/1782 p.80a)

EZZY, Lucy

1814 Feb 25

Re permission to marry at Windsor (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.64)

EZZY, William. Per "Royal Admiral", 1792; of Hawkesbury

1802 Apr 10

Particulars of arms in possession of; appears as Easey (Reel 6041; 4/1719 p.93)

1804 Aug 11

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 p.144)

1809 Feb

Produce received from at the Hawkesbury Stores (Reel 6040; 9/2673 pp.5, 7)

1810 Dec 1,5

Signatory to address from the settlers of the Hawkesbury to Governor Macquarie; & Macquarie's reply (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.128-30)

1811 Mar 16

Of Castlereagh Street, Sydney. Received beer licence in Feb 1811 (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.184)

1816 Sep 20

Certification by William Cox that Ezzey was a free person settled at Windsor (Reel 6046; 4/1736 p.117)

1816 Nov 16

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

1821 Feb 24

Store receipts of for wheat, paid at Windsor (Reel 6051; 4/1748 p.160)

1822 Apr 6-7,10

Juror at the inquest into the death of William Sullivan held at Clarendon, Windsor and Richmond; also listed as Ezzey (Reel 6054; 4/1758 pp.81, 87b)


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