Colonial Secretary Index, 1788-1825

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Finnerty to Fisher, Edward (Per "Batavia")

FINNERTY, Maurice. Per "Pilot", 1817

1817 Aug 11

On list of prisoners embarked per "Elizabeth Henrietta" for Hobart; listed as Fenton (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.295)

1821 Apr 28,30

Prisoner arrived from Hobart per "Medway" under sentence of transportation to Newcastle; to be held in Sydney Gaol. Listed as Fenton (Reel 6008; 4/3504 pp.7, 10)

1821 May 24

On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per "Snapper" (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.34)

1821 Nov 12

Convict from Van Diemen's Land under sentence to Newcastle. Re warrant respecting the commencement and duration of sentence (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.57)

1821 Dec 24

Convict at Newcastle under sentence from Van Diemen's Land. Request for details of his sentence (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.196)

1822 Feb 14

On list of prisoners transported from Van Diemen's Land to Newcastle; listed as Michael Fenton or Finnerty (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.257)

1823 Feb 25

On list of convicts removed from Newcastle to Port Macquarie per "Mermaid" (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.394-5)


FINNESSY, Catherine. Per "Woodman"

1825 Apr 11,12

Re permission to marry in the Roman Catholic Church (Reel 6063, 4/1786 p.33; Reel 6014, 4/3514 p.78)

FINNEY, Patrick. Per "Minerva", 1819

1819 Dec 30

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Minerva" and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution; listed as Fanning (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.146)

1821 Dec 3

Referred to in papers re charges brought against Major Druitt; appears as Finning (Reel 6053; 4/1755 pp.195, 197)

1822 Jan

Cowman. On list of witnesses required by Charles Ellis for the Enquiry into the Engineer Department; listed as Finniry (Reel 6053; 4/1755 p.202)

1822 Jan 19-21

Stockman, Carter's Barracks. Referred to in evidence and testified before the Board of Enquiry into the Engineer Department (Reel 6053; 4/1754 pp.3, 10, 24-5)

1822 Feb 27-1823 Sep 20

On list of prisoners assigned; listed as Finning and Fanning (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.41)

1823 May

Referred to in Major Druitt's reply to the Board of Enquiry into the Engineer Department (Reel 6053; 4/1755 pp.296, 321, 323)

1824 Dec

On list of convict servants maintained by George Druitt; in 1821-24. Listed as Fenney & Finney (Fiche 3086; 4/1837A No.296 pp.169, 171, 172, 174)

1825 Oct

On muster list of Government servants and free men maintained at Mount Druitt from 1 Oct 1824 to 1 Oct 1825; free by servitude 15 Aug 1825. Listed as Fennan (Reel 6064; 4/1788 p.10)

FINNEY, Thomas. Per "Countess of Harcourt", 1824

1824 Jul 17

On list of convicts landed from the "Countess of Harcourt" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.652)



1819 Jun

On list of fees paid to the Clerk of the Peace, 1 Jan 1817 to 1 Jan 1821; in case of King v Finnigan (Reel 6054; 4/1758 p.66a)


1818 Jan 31

Transferred from gaol gang to town gang (Reel 6047; 4/1741 p.224)

FINNIGAN, Thomas. Private

1809 Aug 12

Re complaint against for associating with prisoners of bad character and using improper language to prisoners at Newcastle (Reel 6040; ML Safe 1/51 p.199)

FINNIGHAN, John (Per "Ann and Amelia", 1825) see FINNEGAN, Patrick

FINNING, Patrick (Per "Minerva", 1819) see FINNEY, Patrick

FINNINGHAM, James (Per "Larkins", 1817) see FILLINGHAM, James

FINNIRY, Patrick (Per "Minerva", 1819) see FINNEY, Patrick


FINNIS, Catherine. Per "Tellicherry", 1806

1805 Aug 17

On list of convicts embarked on board the "Tellicherry" (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.42)

FINUCANE, James. Lieutenant, 102nd Regiment; Secretary to Lieutenant Colonel Foveaux, 30 Jul 1808 to 9 Jan 1809; Secretary and Aide-de-Camp to Lieutenant Governor Paterson, Mar to Dec 1809


On list of civil and military officers (Reel 6041; 4/1721 p.63)

1808 Jul 30

Appointed Secretary to Lieutenant Governor Foveaux (Reel 6001; SZ760 p.25b)

1808 Aug 23

Transmitting letter from Bligh to Major Johnston (Reel 6001; SZ760 p.19a)

1808 Aug 31-Sep 6

Correspondence with Richard Brooks, Supercargo of "Rose", re granting passage to Captain Symons to England (Reel 6001; SZ760 pp.57b-64b)

1808 Sep 1

Copy of letter to Captain Kent, conveying Lieutenant Governor Foveaux's instructions to send the "Lady Nelson" to Newcastle (Reel 6001; SZ760 pp.28a-29a)

1808 Dec 17

On list of persons receiving iron etc from the Lumber Yard, Parramatta (Reel 6020; 2/8131 p.24)

1809 Mar 19

Appointed Secretary to Lieutenant Governor (Reel 6037; SZ993 pp.4-5)

1809 Mar 21-Nov 9

Copies of letters to various persons, conveying Lieutenant Governor Paterson's instructions (Reel 6001; SZ757 pp.40b-46b, 49b-55b, 57b-64b)

1809 Apr-Oct

Copies of letters to various officials conveying instructions of Lieutenant Governor Paterson (Reel 6001; SZ757 pp.39a-44a, 62a, 64a, 72a, 74a-75a)

1809 Apr 8

Appointed Aide de Camp to Lieutenant Governor (Reel 6037; SZ993 pp.23-4)

1809 Apr 20

Re authority of Lieutenant Governor to hear appeals (Reel 6040; ML Safe 1/51 pp.151-4)

1809 Apr 20

Conveying Lieutenant Governor's instructions that the cargo of the "Hunter" must be landed at the Hospital Wharf (Reel 6041; 4/1722 p.82)

1809 Jun 13

To be Deputy Judge Advocate at a General Court Martial (Reel 6037; SZ993 p.63)

1809 Jul 22

On list of persons receiving iron etc from the Lumber Yard, Parramatta (Reel 6020; 2/8131 p.36)

1809 Dec 21

To be Deputy Judge Advocate at a General Court Martial (Reel 6037; SZ993 pp.211-12)

1810 Jan 3

On list of persons holding civil and military employment at Sydney & settlements adjacent, as late Secretary to Lieutenant Governor and Aide-de-Camp (Fiche 3300; 2/8332 p.2)

1810 Jan 4

Secretary Campbell acknowledging receipt of his letters and enclosures re prisoners in Sydney Gaol; no need to surrender his house until it was convenient to do so (Reel 6002; 4/3490B pp.3-4)

1810 Jan 6

Visited Governor Macquarie on board "Dromedary" on his arrival in Sydney (Reel 6003; 4/3490A p.2)

1810 Jan 6

Arrangements for handing over his office as Secretary to Lieutenant Governor Paterson (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.9)

1810 Jan 25

Former Secretary to Lieutenant Governor Paterson. Re request for the return to William Bligh of his Commission, books, papers & arms taken from him at the time of his arrest (Reel 6042; 9/2736 p.35)

1810 Jan 29

Request for permission to accompany Lieutenant Colonel Foveaux to England (Reel 6042; 9/2736 p.57). Granted, 30 Jan (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.67)

1810 Feb 7

Requesting free pardons for Patrick Galvin and John Pollard and that they be permitted to accompany him to England as servants (Fiche 3164; 4/1846 p.89)

1810 May 4

To G Blaxland re payment for stock, enclosing letter from Finucane (Reel 6002; 4/3490C p.23)

FIRBY, Henry (Per "Atlas", 1819) see FEARBY, Henry



1796 Jan 20

Government and General Order re registration of fire arms (Reel 6037; ML Safe 1/18b)

1810 Apr 7

Regulation prohibiting use of in or near Sydney (Reel 6039; SZ756 p.109)

1820 Apr 8

Persons discharging fire arms in Sydney, day or night, to be arrested, unless in self-defence; shooting of birds or marks on Sunday punishable (Reel 6049, 4/1744 pp.230-5; Reel 6039, SZ756 pp.183-4)


1797 Nov 24

Government and General Order re precautions against bush fires (Reel 6037; ML Safe 1/18b)

1804 Jan 14

Regulations re lighting fires and burning stubble (Reel 6037; SZ991 pp.111-13)


1815 Sep 2

Coal to be used as fuel by troops & Government, firewood being too expensive (Reel 6045; 4/1733 pp.49-50)

FIRMAN, Edward (Per "Hebe", 1820) see FORMAN, Edward

FIRMIN, Jeremiah. Per "Mary", 1822

1822 Jan 28

On list of convicts landed from the "Mary" and forwarded to Bringelly for distribution (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.359)


1815 Jun 8

Detachments of sent to Madras per "Frederick" (Reel 6018; 4/3521 p.54)

1819 Jul 10

Navy Office to Governor re conveyance to Madras of escort detachments per "Minerva" (Reel 6028; 4/1095.1 p.32)

1820 Jan

Detachment of embarked on board "Atlas" for India (Reel 6018; 4/3521 p.244)

1820 Jun 12

Navy Office to Governor re conveyance to Madras of escort detachment of the 1st Battalion of the Royal Scots per "Prince Regent" (Reel 6028; 4/1095.1 pp.66-7)

1820 Jun 28, Jul 10

Navy Office to Governor re conveyance to Madras of escort detachments of 1st Battalion of Royal Scots per "Almorah" and "Lord Sidmouth" (Reel 6028; 4/1095.1 pp.71-81)

1821 Apr 12

Navy Office to Governor re conveyance to Madras of escort detachment of the 1st Battalion of the Royal Scots per "John Barry" (Reel 6028; 4/1095.1 p.118)

FIRST AND LAST. Public House in Castlereagh

1817 Apr 19

Publican licensed to sell wine, spirits and beer in 1817 (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.342)


FIRTH see also FRITH

FIRTH, John. Of Sydney

1814 Dec 12

On list of persons who are to receive grants of land in Dec 1814; at Appin (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.20)

1816 Jan 16

On list of persons to receive grants of land in 1816; at Appin (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.22)


1817 Sep 20

Appointed Constable for Government Domain at Sydney (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.389)


1822 Jan 14

Signatory to statement claiming that Dr Bowman had encouraged Charles Ellis to bring charges against Major Druitt (Reel 6053; 4/1754 p.357)

1822 Jan 16

Referred to in papers re charges brought against Major Druitt (Reel 6053; 4/1755 p.181)


1822 May 23

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.6)


1823 c.Jul

On list of convicts employed by John Palmer; in 1805-07 (Reel 6056; 4/1765 p.182)

FIRTH, John. Per "Prince of Orange", 1821

1823 Jan 25

On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.40)

1823 Jun 12

Convict servant of Alexander McLeod. To be victualled from the Stores at Sydney for six months (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.490)

FIRTH, Richard. Per "Fortune", 1806; farmer at Appin

1824 Aug 7

Memorial (Fiche 3088; 4/1837A No.335 p.315)


1822 Oct 10

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.80)

FISH, Edward (Per "Hebe", 1820) see FISH, William


FISH, James William. Came free as Chief Officer, "Favorite"; former master, "Snapper"

1820 Aug 19

Petition for permission to settle in the Colony (Reel 6050; 4/1747 pp.131-2)

1822 Apr 3

Re his improper conduct as master of "Snapper" (Reel 6053; 4/1756 p.120)

1822 Apr 25

Of Lane Cove. Re denial of grant of land (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.198)

FISH, John

1824 Oct 18

Absent from Carters Barracks. On return of fines and punishments in the Police Office (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.97)

FISH, Matilda. Came free per "Clarkson", 1812; formerly Mrs Bartho; of Hunter's Hill

1822 Jun

Memorial (Fiche 3045; 4/1829 No.121)

1824 Mar 25

Re application to lease land in Sydney (Reel 6012; 4/3510 pp.580-1)


Memorial (Fiche 3131; 4/1841B No.274)

FISH, Richard. Per "Asia", 1822; tailor

1822 Sep 12

To be called into Government employ as his master, Mr J Wood, had refused to sign the requisite bond (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.257)

FISH, William. Per "Hebe", 1820

1821 Jan 11

On list of convicts disembarked from "Hebe" and forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6007; 4/3503 p.37)

1822 Aug 30

On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per "Lady Nelson" (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.5, 368-9)

1825 May 13

Re character and return to Sydney; appears as Edward (Reel 6019; 4/3864 p.238)

1825 Jun 18

Application for an assigned servant (Reel 6069; 4/1816 p.257)

1825 Dec 29

Re inability to comply with request of Edward Cox for Edward [William] Fish to be transferred from Government service to that of his brother (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.269)

FISHBOURNE, William see FISHBURN, William



1794 Dec 3

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3267; 9/2731 p.40)

FISHBURN, William. Born in the Colony; district constable at Castle Hill

1814 Jun 30

On list of persons to receive grants of land in 1814 (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.17)

1821 Jan 22

Re permission to pass through Cow Pastures (Reel 6007; 4/3503 p.61)

1821 Sep 3

Recommended as constable in Castle Hill and Pennant Hills in lieu of John Rogan (Reel 6051; 4/1750 pp.105-6)

1823 Feb 6-1825 Jul 29

On pay lists of constables in the Parramatta district (Reel 6030; 4/7017A pp.41-259 & 4/7017B pp.13-259)

1823 Mar 8

Recommending memorial of John Tunks to be victualled from H.M. Stores (Fiche 3073; 4/1835B No.329 p.1031)

1823 Aug 4

Memorial from, with other constables in the District of Parramatta, requesting pay in lieu of rations (Reel 6059; 4/1772 p.67)

1823 Oct 11

Memorial (Fiche 3064; 4/1834B No.109 p.653)

1823 Dec 4

Re land (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.648)

1824 Jul 3

Memorial; as Fishbourne (Fiche 3088; 4/1837A No.336 p.319)

1824 Jul 24

On list of lands granted and reserved by Sir Thomas Brisbane; listed as Fishbourne (Fiche 3269; 9/2740 p.12)

1825 Jan 12

District Constable at Castle Hill. On list of constables composing the Police of Parramatta, & their respective employments (Reel 6062; 4/1783 p.4)

1825 Aug 2

Unable to attend at the Colonial Secretary's office (Reel 6064; 4/1787 p.66)

1825 Aug 6

Resignation of (Reel 6062; 4/1783 p.17)

1825 Aug 17

Resigned (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.398)

1825 Oct

On list of persons liable to serve as jurors at Parramatta or Liverpool (Reel 6062; 4/1782 p.83a)

FISHER, Mr. Horse jockey

1811 Mar 29

Assistant in Government Stable in Parramatta. Memorandum from Macquarie to Jamieson that Fisher was to care for the stallion Young Rockingham (Reel 6043; 4/1726 p.103)

1821 Mar 19

Re investigation of the driving, by John Alford, of cattle through the Cowpastures without passports (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.20)

1821 Aug 10

Mentioned by Charles Throsby in his account of the dispute with Edward Smith Hall (Reel 6016; 4/5781 pp.33-4)

1821 Aug 10

John Alford allegedly depasturing Fisher's cattle at Cowpastures (Reel 6034; 9/2743 p.212)

1821 Aug 25

Cattle of taken in for agistment by John Alford. Mentioned by Edward Smith Hall in his complaint against Surveyor General Oxley and magistrate Charles Throsby (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.47)

FISHER, Mr. Overseer for T Hassall, Bathurst

1825 Feb 1

Re assistance in capturing runaways (Reel 6065; 4/1801 p.17)

FISHER, Catherine

1821 Sep 8

Object of Charity. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.69)

FISHER, Catherine

1824 Jul 30

Sentenced to the Factory for three months. On return of fines and punishments in the Police Office (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.84)

FISHER, Catherine. Per "Archduke Charles", 1813

1813 Feb 19

On list of female convicts disembarked from the "Archduke Charles" and forwarded to the Factory, Parramatta (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.401)

1813 Apr 23

On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per "Estramina" (Reel 6003; 4/3492 p.215)

FISHER, Catherine. Per "Francis and Eliza", 1815

1815 Nov 4

Assigned as servant to Joseph McKinley (Reel 6045; 4/1733 p.15)

FISHER, Edmund (Per "Mangles", 1824) see FISHER, Edward


FISHER, Edward

1798 Dec 26

Purchased land at Norfolk Island from Thomas Gregory (Fiche 3267; 9/2731 p.75)

FISHER, Edward


On list of persons who have had lands measured in Van Diemen's Land but have not received their grants (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.296)


In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 pp.30, 31)


On list of persons owing quit rents in Van Diemen's Land; for land in the Districts of Queenboro' and Kingboro' (Fiche 3270; X19 p.9)

1821 May 25

Indebted to the Government at Hobart (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.64)

FISHER, Edward. Per "Batavia", 1818; blacksmith

1818 Apr 14

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Batavia" and forwarded to Bathurst for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3498 p.152)

1824 Feb 12

Re employment history of (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.322)

1824 Feb 28

Re enquiry into character of (Reel 6060; 4/1777 pp.249-249a)

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