Colonial Secretary Index, 1788-1825

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Murray, Robert (1813) to Murrell, J

1813 Mar 17-20

High Court of Appeals re money owed to him by Charles Hook, Thomas Cripps & Thomas Abbott (Reel 6042; 4/1724 pp.90-2, 96-101)

1813 Apr 3

To George Crossley returning appeals to King in Council in case of Hook v Murray for lack of security (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.419)

1813 May 5

To C W Gardiner re exports of coal to Bengal (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.452-3)

1813 Jul 8

To Broughton re invoices for rum received from India (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.497-8)

1813 Jul 15

Offering to sell to the Government cargo of spirits brought by him to Sydney (Reel 6043; 4/1728 pp.137-8). Reply, 16 Jul (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.503-4)

1813 Jul 22

Re tender for conveying coal to India (Reel 6043; 4/1728 pp.144-6). Reply, 23 Jul (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.517-8)

1813 Oct 15

Asking for attested copy of correspondence with him re permit to mix brandy with wines imported into Colony per "Peggy" (Reel 6043; 4/1728 pp.400-1)

1814 Jun 23

Re Murray's tender to transport troops to Ceylon (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.199)

1814 Jul 19

Re arrival of letters per "Eliza" (Reel 6018; 4/3521 p.19)

1814 Jul 20

To Allan requesting invoice for coal shipped per "Eliza" (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.221)

1814 Jul 29

Landed about 500 gallons of spirit per "Eliza", at Port Dalrymple contracted by Lieutenant Governor Davey (Reel 6044; 4/1730 p.392)

1814 Jul 30

Re letters for Calcutta per "Eliza" (Reel 6018; 4/3521 p.25)

1814 Nov 28

Introducing Captain Scould & informing certain goods were being forwarded (Reel 6044; 4/1730 p.423)

1814 Dec 12

Re consignment of rum (Reel 6018; 4/3521 p.42)

1815 May 18

Waiving port regulations re notice of sailing (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.67)

1815 May 30

To Allan re payment of Farquher, Governor of Mauritius, for transport of escaped convicts per "Eliza" (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.79)

1818 Aug 6

Discussion of advisability or not of applying for letters of administration of estate of (Reel 6047; 4/1741 pp.285-6)

MURRAY, Robert

1813 Oct 1

Evidence at inquest on William Smith (Reel 6021; 4/1819 p.649)

MURRAY, Robert

1814 Nov 16-17

Juror at inquest on William Thompson held at Sydney (Reel 6021; 4/1819 p.677)

MURRAY, Robert. Pilot at Sydney

1814 Dec 10

Appointed pilot for Port Jackson (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.18)

1815 Feb 2

Took charge of "Kangaroo" (Fiche 3275; SZ1045 p.61)

1816 Sep 13

To travel on "Rosetta" to assist in capture of "Trial" from pirates (Reel 6005; 4/3495 pp.125-7)

1819 Oct 28

To act as Superintendent of Macquarie Tower (Reel 6020; 2/8130 p.407)

1821 Sep 8

Port Pilot. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines; with his wife and son Robert. Listed as William (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.58)


Late Pilot. Mentioned in declaration of W Refaim (Reel 6054; 4/1759 p.47a)

1822 Feb 1

Application by John M Gray, master of "Elizabeth Henrietta", for position of Pilot held by the late Robert Murray (Reel 6052; 4/1752 p.37)

1822 Feb 8,9

Re appointment of J Gray as Pilot for Port Jackson (Reel 6008; 4/3504A pp.412, 428)

1822 Mar 21

Pilot, Port Jackson. Deceased (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.49)

MURRAY, Robert. Son of Robert, Port Pilot

1821 Sep 8

On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.58)

MURRAY, Robert Lathrop. Per "Fanny", 1816 as Robert William Felton Lathropp; clerk, constable, and assistant to the Superintendent of Police; settler in Van Diemen's Land

1816 Feb 1

Supplying particulars of offence which took place 20 years previously (Reel 6046; 4/1736 p.55)

1816 Feb 12

His "Appeal to the British Nation" returned unopened (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.351)

1816 Mar 29

Offering his services to the Governor (Reel 6046; 4/1736 pp.56-7)

1817 Jan 16

Re his account of Mr Sheridan's death (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.461)

1817 Jan 28

His plan for supply of water to Sydney acknowledged (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.476)

1817 Jan 29

Re his plan for developing telegraphic communications (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.477)

1817 Jun 12

Complaint against brought by Alexander Riley and Lieutenant Governor Molle (Reel 6046; 4/1737 pp.128-9)

1817 Nov 22-1818 Nov 28

His salary as Principal Clerk in the Police Office paid from the Police Fund (Reel 6038; SZ759 pp.414, 444, 478, 495, 529)

1818 May 30

Praying for grant of house and garden ground in Spring Row upon expiration of lease in eighteen months (Reel 6047; 4/1740 p.215)

1818 Sep 28

Bond to Naval Officer for the "Young Lachlan", formerly the "Henrietta Packet"; as Robert William Felton Lathrop (Fiche 3284; X702 pp.143-5)

1819 Mar 1,3

Petition to Governor's Court for sequestration order against William Gore (Reel 6020; 2/8130 pp.87-90, 107-12)

1819 Mar 13

Re alleged outrage committed on residence of Mathew Bacon (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.37)

1819 Apr 5

Clerk of Police Department. Signature to copy of deposition (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.217)

1819 Apr 5

Re circumstances of deposition not sufficient to justify to call on Lieutenant Colonel J Erskine to keep the peace (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.218)

1819 May 3

Former Captain in H.M. Royal Regiment. Memorial (Fiche 3012; 4/1822A No.37 pp.113-4)

1819 Aug 24

His salary as Assistant Superintendent of Police and Principal Clerk in Police Office paid from the Police Fund (Reel 6038; SZ1044 p.90)

1819 Aug 24

His salary as Assistant Superintendent of Police paid from the Police Fund (Reel 6038; SZ1044 p.90)

1819 Oct 18-19

Re his violation of Government orders in taking Emma Crook & Harriet Hawks on board "Daphne" (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.303-4)

1819 Oct 18-Nov 20

Charge against of abduction of Emma Crook; investigation by Bench of Magistrates; minutes of evidence; opinion of members of the Bench, etc (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.31-104)

1819 Oct 20

Judge Advocate's opinion that the only point to be considered in the investigation by the magistrates was Murray's neglect of duty (Reel 6020; 2/8130 pp.219-220c)

1819 Oct 23

Re evidence available in case of his conveying girls on board "Daphne" (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.316)

1819 Nov 20

Re investigation into charges made against him; to be discontinued in the offices of Acting Assistant Superintendent of Police and Clerk to the Bench of Magistrates (Reel 6007; 4/3501 pp.50-2). Replies, 20 Nov (Reel 6048, 4/1743 pp.103-4; Fiche 3294, 5/3821.7A p.35)

1820 Jan 14

On board "Black Jack", with Captain Ritchie, on journey to Broken Bay (Reel 6050; 4/1746 pp.188-90)

1820 Apr 19

Re returning of memorial (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.343)

1820 Jul 1

Of Macquarie Street; former Captain of H.M. Royal Regiment and Deputy Assistant Quarter Master General. Memorial (Fiche 3026; 4/1825A No.530 pp.95-8)

1823 Feb 22

Re currency situation with respect to Spanish dollars (Reel 6056; 4/1764 p.57)

1823 Mar

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.113)

1823 Mar 1

To proceed to Hobart per "Minerva" (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.381)

1823 Mar 31-Sep 30

Of Van Diemen's Land. On lists of persons to whom convict mechanics have been assigned (Fiche 3296; X53 pp.63, 78)


In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.63)

1824 c.Apr, Oct 8

On lists of defaulters in payment for assigned convict mechanics (Reel 6061, 4/1778 p.265f; Fiche 3293, 5/3821.1 p.4)

1825 Apr 25

Re a precept naming persons to be appointed magistrates in Van Diemen's Land; claimed by Murray that he knew the names before the precept was opened (Reel 6017; 4/5782 p.381)

MURRAY, Robert. Per "Isabella", 1818

1818 Sep 22

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Glory" and "Isabella" and forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.58)

MURRAY, Samuel. Per "Anne", 1810

1821 Sep 8

Carpenter. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.73)


Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3223; 4/1866 pp.109-109b)

MURRAY, Terence. Paymaster, 48th Regiment

1818 Jan 26

Stating that Captain John Brabyn of Royal Veteran Company had refused to make deductions for rations from his pay list (Reel 6047; 4/1741 pp.219-21)

1818 Jan 26

Objection to deductions for rations from pay list of Royal Veteran Company, as required by (Reel 6047; 4/1741 p.222)

1818 Jan 26

Dispute between him and John Brabyn should be referred to Governor Macquarie (Reel 6047; 4/1741 p.223)

1818 Aug 15

Payment to the Police Fund for a loan made to the 48th Regiment (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.496)

1819 Jul 8

Re committee of store receipt examination and meeting (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.170)

1820 Jun 17,20,22

Re appointment of to Board of Enquiry into the affairs of the Commissariat; with instructions & terms of reference (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.90-6)

1820 Jul 24

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

1820 Aug 23

Explaining reason for particular style of dress on a certain date (Reel 6050; 4/1746 p.24)

1820 Sep 14

Explaining non-attendance at parade due to impression that order did not apply to him, being paymaster (Reel 6050; 4/1746 p.26)

1820 Sep 18

Complaining of Colonel J Erskine's order to attend parade on the grounds of interference with duties as paymaster of 48th Regiment (Reel 6050; 4/1746 pp.18-23)

1820 Sep 20

Complaint of against Colonel J Erskine's order to attend parade (Reel 6050; 4/1746 pp.28-36)

1820 Sep 27

Not considered by Governor Macquarie to have grounds for exemption from attendance at parades (Reel 6050; 4/1746 pp.37-40)

1820 Sep 27

Governor Macquarie informing Colonel J Erskine had power to order paymasters to attend parades (Reel 6050; 4/1746 pp.41-3)

1821 May 29-Sep 22

Member of committee appointed to examine accounts of Frederick Drennan, Commissariat Department (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.362-70)

1821 Aug

Certifying to the character and conduct of William Smith in support of his petition for a free pardon (Fiche 3210; 4/1863 p.67b)


Recommending that favourable consideration be given to William Smith's petition for a free pardon (Fiche 3226; 4/1867 p.95a)

1822 Jan

Recommended memorial of Henry McKeen and other convicts at the Prisoners' Barracks for permission to perform a play (Reel 6052; 4/1752 p.30b)

1822 May 31

Testifying to character of Thomas Ward, per "Shipley", for a ticket of leave (Fiche 3228; 4/1868 p.34)

1823 May 9

Referred to in letter re Vickers Jacob's resignation from the Army in India to become a merchant in the Colony (Reel 6017; 4/5783 p.308)

1823 Sep 22

Re payment for freight (Reel 6059; 4/1772 p.133)

1823 Oct 31

Shareholder in the Bank of New South Wales (Reel 6040; SZ1049 p.2)

1823 Nov 12

Re auditing of various accounts (Reel 6011; 4/3509 pp.695-6)

1823 Dec 19

Appointed to board to audit accounts of Emu Plains, the Parramatta Factory, Port Macquarie and Bathurst (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.5)

1823 Dec 20

Re examination of the accounts at Bathurst (Reel 6065; 4/1798 pp.361-2)

1823 Dec 24

Member of Board of Survey reporting on the precise quantity of each sort of coin in the Military Chest (Reel 6059; 4/1773 p.133)


Paid from the Colonial Revenue Account an amount for valuation of office, fixtures etc at the Government Mill, late in possession of the 48th Regiment (Reel 6059; 4/1774 p.33a)

1824 Jan 16

Re transfer of windmill to the Crown (Reel 6012; 4/3510 pp.184-5)

1824 Jan 26

Recommending that favourable considerable be given to James Coleman's petition for a conditional pardon (Fiche 3239; 4/1872 p.26a)

1824 Mar 9

Re investigation of the accounts of the Government establishments at Emu Plains, Bathurst, Port Macquarie & Parramatta, & subsequent recommendations (Reel 6059; 4/1774 pp.24-6)

1824 Dec 31

Paid from the Colonial Fund for the estimated value of an office built and for fixtures put up by the 48th Regiment in the Government Mill (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.430)

MURRAY, Thomas

1825 Jan 12-May 28

Convicted of grand larceny. On return of prisoners convicted and sentenced by the Supreme Court (Fiche 3298; X730 p.3)

1825 Feb 4

To be transported for seven years. On return of prisoners tried before the Supreme Court of New South Wales (Fiche 3298; X727 p.6)

MURRAY, Thomas. Per "Archduke Charles", 1813

1820 Jun 18

Servant of Patrick Moore. Memorial (Fiche 3026; 4/1825A No.521 pp.99-102)

1822 Mar 6

Servant of Robert Townson of Bunburry Curran. Permitted to proceed with cattle through the Cowpastures to the country to the southward and westward of the Cookbundoon Range (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.525)

1823 Mar 1-1824 Dec 30

To take charge of the grazing runs of Robert Townson (Reel 6010, 4/3507 p.379; Reel 6011, 4/3509 p.657; Reel 6014, 4/3513 p.191)

MURRAY, Thomas. Per "Brampton", 1823; two convicts of this name by this ship

1823 Apr 28

On list of convicts landed from the "Brampton" and forwarded to Minto for distribution (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.196)

1823 Jul 25; 1824 Oct 18

On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D pp.83, 88)

1824 Oct 23

Servant to William Maughan. On return of proceedings of the Bench of Magistrates, Parramatta (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.56)

1825 Oct 18

Servant to William Mahon of Parramatta. Petition for free passage for his wife Margaret and three children (Fiche 3287; 4/1112.1A pp.256-8)

MURRAY, Thomas. Per "Glatton", 1803

1820 Apr 13

On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per "Elizabeth Henrietta" (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.341)

1824 Apr 27

Prisoner at Newcastle. His sentence expired and sent to Sydney on the brig "Fame" (Reel 6067; 4/1810 p.90)

MURRAY, Thomas. Per "Pilot", 1817

1817 Aug 11

On list of prisoners embarked per "Elizabeth Henrietta" for Hobart (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.296)

MURRAY, William

1816 Jan 1

Juror at inquest on John Cunningham held at Parramatta (Reel 6021; 4/1819 p.141)

MURRAY, William

1821 Sep 8

Employed at the Old Lumber Yard. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.98)

MURRAY, William

1823 Oct 22

Admitted to the Male Orphan School; Kennedy Murray his parent/guardian (Fiche 3307; 4/7208 pp.9-10)

MURRAY, William. Of Kent Street

1824 Apr 1

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.133)

1824 Oct 8

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

MURRAY, William. Per "Barwell", 1798; constable at Parramatta

1810 Jan 10

On list of sworn constables for the Town of Parramatta for the Governor's approval (Reel 6042; 9/2736 p.8)

1810 Feb 10

Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3166; 4/1847 p.163)

1810 Mar 1

Recommended for detecting a still (Reel 6002; 4/3490B pp.109-10)

1819 Apr 17

Orders for payment to be made to George Cox (Reel 6020; 2/8130 pp.281-3)

1821 Dec 8

Dismissed for drunkenness (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.7)

1824 Jun 19-1825 Sep 4

On pay lists of constables in the Parramatta district (Reel 6030; 4/7017A pp.117-255 & 4/7017B pp.13-324)

1824 Jun 30

Appointed constable and watchhouse keeper, Parramatta (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.247)

1825 Jan 12

Watchhouse keeper. On list of constables composing the Police of Parramatta, and their respective employments (Reel 6062; 4/1783 p.4)

MURRAY, William. Per "Chapman", 1817

1818 Jul 17

On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per "Lady Nelson" (Reel 6006 4/3498 p.302)


On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.77)

1823 Mar 20

Enquiry to Revd Middleton at Newcastle as to the whereabouts of Murray who was assigned to Middleton's service in Dec 1821 (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.487). Reply, 24 Mar (Reel 6058; 4/1770 pp.182-182a)

1823 Apr 8

Confined in the County Gaol; statement of his activities since his assignment to Revd Middleton (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.7)

1825 Dec 27

Re admission into the General Hospital (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.246)

MURRAY, William. Per "Malabar", 1819

1819 Nov 5

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Malabar" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.13)


MURRELL, Catherine see MCDONALD, Catherine Murrell

MURRELL, Daniel. Per "Prince of Orange", 1821

1821 Feb 17

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Prince of Orange" and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6007; 4/3503 p.105)

MURRELL, Henry. Per "Fame", 1817

1817 Mar 14

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Fame" and forwarded to Windsor for distribution; listed as Morrell (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.53)

1822 May 4

House servant. On statement of expenses of the Printing Department (Reel 6052; 4/1752 p.50)

1823 Aug 8-1824 Jun 4

On list of prisoners assigned; also listed as Murrall (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D pp.84, 85, 87)

MURRELL, John. Per "General Hewitt", 1814; retransported from India as John Porter per "Hayeston", 1816

1816 May 10

Convict runaway arrived safe from India per "Hayeston"; had assumed the name John Porter (Reel 6018; 4/3521 pp.67, 68)

1817 Sep 16

On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per "Mary"; listed as John Porter (Reel 6005; 4/3497 p.57)

1820 Aug 1

On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per "Lady Nelson"; listed as John Porter (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.171)

1822 May 2

Memorandum of the judgment of the Court of Criminal Jurisdiction against Murrell in a matter of perjury (Reel 6054, 4/1758 pp.91-91b; Reel 6017, 4/5783 pp.74-5)

1822 May 10

Request for an explanation why the wishes of the Criminal Court in the sentence pronounced against Murrell were not carried fully into effect (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.262). Reply, 11 May (Fiche 3052; 4/1831 No.317)

1822 May 15

To be conveyed to Windsor and delivered over to the Bench of Magistrates; the Bench requested to take proper measures to carry the sentence passed by the Criminal Court into effect (Reel 6009; 4/3505 pp.283, 287)

1822 Jul 30

On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per "Lady Nelson" (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.2, 364-5)

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