Colonial Secretary Index, 1788-1825

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Philips, S to Phillips, John

PHILIPS, Samuel. Per "Elizabeth", 1820

1821 Jan 11

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Elizabeth" and forwarded to Liverpool distribution (Reel 6007; 4/3503 p.38)

PHILIPS, Thomas. Per "Asia", Apr 1825

1825 May 6

On list of convicts landed from the "Asia" and forwarded to Minto for distribution (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.209)



In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.70)


On list of persons owing quit rents in Van Diemen's Land; for land in the District of Clarence Plains (Fiche 3270; X19 p.20)


1792 Jan 3; 1800 Dec 11

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3267; 9/2731 pp.10, 118)

PHILLIP, District of

1804 Aug 11

Grant to settlers of for a common. On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 p.152)


PHILLIP. Aborigine; brother to Musquito

1814 Aug 17

To Davey re permission for Musquito to return to Sydney (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.251)

PHILLIP, Arthur (Captain). First Governor of New South Wales

Arthur Phillip (1738-1814) was the first Governor of New South Wales, serving in the colony from 26 January 1788 until 10 December 1792. His appointment dated from 12 October 1786. On 11 December 1792 he sailed for England on the "Atlantic" to seek medical attention, & his health compelled him to resign formally on 23 July 1793.

1787 Apr 17

Copy of Letters Patent appointing him Captain General and Governor in Chief of New South Wales (Reel 6017; 4/5782 p.390)

1789 Aug 7

Regulations to be observed by the night watch (Reel 6037; SZ985 pp.1-3)

PHILLIP, Mary. Per "Wanstead", 1814

1814 Jan 13

On list of women prisoners from the "Wanstead" sent to Parramatta; listed as Philip (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.12)


1813 Jul 1

Subscribed to fund for building a court house at Sydney (Reel 6043; 4/1728 p.135)


1825 Nov 28

To transport convicts to Melville Island (Reel 6019; 4/3792 p.7)

1825 Nov 28

List of convict volunteers for Melville Island forwarded by (Reel 6066; 4/1802 p.95)


PHILLIPS. Sergeant, Buffs

1823 Dec

Of Bathurst. Re orders concerning soldiers carrying letters (Reel 6065; 4/1798 pp.375-6, 379-380b)

1823 Dec

Instructed to attend weighing of all meat received by the Bathurst Stores. Re extract from inspection book of re delivery of animal food (Reel 6017; 4/5783 p.493)

1823 Dec 16

Referred to in Corporal Thomas Smith's letter re dispute with Percy Simpson, Commandant at Wellington Valley, over despatch boxes (Reel 6017; 4/5783 p.503)


1822 May 17

Re robberies at Carters Barracks (Reel 6055; 4/1760 p.80)

PHILLIPS, Mr. Superintendent to E Riley at Cooke

1825 Aug

On list of persons liable to serve as jurors in the district of Liverpool (Reel 6062; 4/1782 p.78b)

PHILLIPS, Ann. Per "Mary Anne", 1822

1822 Nov

Re permission to marry at Liverpool (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.401)

PHILLIPS, Cornelius

1821 Sep 8

Town Gang of Carts. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.92)

PHILLIPS, Daniel. Per "Matilda", 1791

1810 May 16

Memorial to renew grant (Fiche 3008; 4/1822 No.259)

1816 Nov 16

Of Hawkesbury. 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.284)

1820 May 15

Accompanied J Howe on two expeditions of discovery to Hunter River (Reel 6050, 4/1747 pp.11-2; Reel 6051, 4/1750 pp.27-9)

1821 Sep 22

Of Windsor. On list of persons to receive grants of land in 1821; at Hunter's River (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 pp.68, 73)

1822 Jan 7

Paid from the Colonial Fund for cedar supplied (Reel 6039; 4/424 pp.80, 81)

1822 Mar

On account of cedar furnished for the use of the Government at Windsor and Emu Plains, 1 Apr 1821 to 23 Mar 1822 (Reel 6016; 4/5781 pp.224-5)

1823 May 12

Of Upper Branch of Hawkesbury; free. Taking cattle to Hunter River for Joseph Pennington (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)

1823 Jun 5

Permitted to pass from No.8 Township in the County of Northumberland to the County of Argyle, and to return with cattle (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.445)

PHILLIPS, Daniel. Per "Shipley", 1817

1825 Jan 12

Re free pardon granted (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.236)

1825 Jan 15

John Wylde re free pardon he had solicited for Phillips (Reel 6063; 4/1785 p.36)


1802 Apr 10

Of Hawkesbury district. Particulars of arms in possession of (Reel 6041; 4/1719 p.94)

PHILLIPS, Edward. Per "Dick", 1821

1824 Feb 19

On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per "Lady Nelson" (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.111, 464-5)

PHILLIPS, Eleanor. Of Castlereagh Street

1824 Oct 11

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.118)

PHILLIPS, Eleanor. Per "Mary Anne", 1822

1822 Jun 5

On list of convicts disembarked at Hobart from the "Mary Anne" (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.385)

PHILLIPS, Elizabeth. Per "Earl Cornwallis", 1801

1800 Oct 13

On list of convicts on board the "Earl Cornwallis" (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.24)

1810 Jun 9

Granted certificate of freedom (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.52)


1821 Sep 8

Brass founder. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.87)


1810 Jun 4

Member of Loyal Sydney Volunteer Association (Reel 6042; 4/1725 p.12)


1810 Jul 21

Of Church Row, The Rocks. Issued with licence to retail beer, ale and porter (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.72-3)

1811 Mar 6

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

1812 Nov 23-1816 Nov 13

Juror at inquests on Sarah Broadhurst, Michael Coolaghan, Isaac Green, and Henry Lear held at Sydney (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.37, 91, 249, 387)

1813 Aug 7

On list of persons holding licences for sale of wine and spirituous liquors (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.405-7)

PHILLIPS, George. Came free per "Canada", 1810

1810 Sep 13

To John B Ward, master of the "Canada", re permission for Phillips to remain in the Colony (Reel 6002; 4/3490C p.172)

1816 Mar 4

Application to go to Newcastle to turn wheat belonging to an orphan child into the Stores (Reel 6066; 4/1806 p.15)

1816 Mar 9

Re permission for him to go to Newcastle to put grain in the Store for Sarah Pile [Pell] (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.396)


Guardian of Sarah Pell, orphan. Memorial on behalf of Sarah Pell (Fiche 3051; 4/1831 No.298)


1810 Dec 29

Appointed as a constable in Sydney (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.151-2)

PHILLIPS, George. Per "Earl Cornwallis", 1801

1800 Oct 13

On list of convicts on board the "Earl Cornwallis" (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.28)


Memorial (Fiche 3028; 4/1825A No.611 pp.369-70)

PHILLIPS, Henry. Per "Coromandel", 1820

1822 Apr 1

On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per "Elizabeth Henrietta" (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.105)

1823 Apr 16

Convicted of stowing away. Petition of Samuel Lyons for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3234; 4/1870 p.14)

1823 Sep 25

On list of convicts removed from Newcastle to Port Macquarie per "Elizabeth Henrietta" (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.426-7)

PHILLIPS, Herbert. Per "Agamemnon", 1820

1820 Sep 29

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Agamemnon" & forwarded to Emu Plains for distribution (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.294)

PHILLIPS, J W. Lieutenant R.N.; owner and commander of "Valetta"

1825 Apr 30

Father served with Cook on "Endeavour". Memorial (Fiche 3149; 4/1843B No.647 pp.1091-4)

1825 Aug 16

Left Lascar at Sydney (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.221)


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)

PHILLIPS, James. Came free per "Mary Anne", 1822

1822 May 29,30

Requested to furnish a statement of the number of convicts he could support off the Stores for a grant of land in proportion to his means (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.350); Phillips' reply (Reel 3058; 4/1833 No.42 pp.151-4); to be made a grant of 2,000 acres of land & six convicts assigned to him (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.354)

1822 May 30

Re permission to proceed to Newcastle (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.352)

1822 Jul 24-1824 Jul

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290, 4/4570D pp.10, 30, 35, 40, 41, 56, 58, 62, 82; Fiche 3291, 4/4570D p.95)

1822 Jul 27

Allowed a passage on a Government vessel proceeding to Newcastle; with seven men (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.90)

1822 Sep 10

He, his family and convict servants to be victualled from the Stores at Newcastle for six months (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.242)

1822 Sep 16,19

Permitted to proceed to Newcastle per "Elizabeth Henrietta"; with one Government servant (Reel 6009; 4/3506 pp.273, 290)

1822 Sep 18

Re freight charges for articles to be shipped (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.280)

1822 Sep 30-1823 Sep 30

Of Newcastle. On lists of persons to whom convict mechanics have been assigned (Fiche 3296; X53 pp.33, 48, 64, 79)

1822 Oct 7

Re permission for his assigned convict to travel to Newcastle (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.337)

1823 c.Jun

On account of maize due from settlers on banks of Hunters River to the Government at Newcastle, from 1 Apr 1822 to 31 May 1823 (Reel 6067; 4/1809 p.71c)

1823 Jul 5

On return of horned cattle issued from the Government Herds between 22 Aug 1819 & 27 Dec 1823 (Reel 6031; 4/7028B p.18); twenty cows issued to from the Government Herd (Reel 6033; X827 p.199a)

1823 Dec 20

Of Hunters River. Re lease for vacant allotment at Newcastle (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.22)

1824 Mar 8

Of Pattersons Plains. Memorial on behalf of his son (Fiche 3105; 4/1839A No.766 pp.69-72). Reply, 29 Mar (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.583)

1824 Mar 20

Of Pattersons Plains. Re convict mechanics and asking to be permitted to pay sum owed to Government in wheat or corn (Reel 6067; 4/1810 pp.68-9). Reply, 8 May (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.187)

1824 c.Apr

On list of defaulters in payment for assigned convict mechanics for the quarters ending 31 Dec 1823 and 31 Mar 1824 (Reel 6061; 4/1778 p.265h)

1824 Apr, Jun

Re punishment of his Government servants at Newcastle (Reel 6023; 4/1718 pp.181, 185)

1824 Jun 28

Of Hunter River. Signatory to petition supporting conduct of Captain Gillman (Reel 6068; 4/1811 p.126)

1824 Nov; 1825 Jan, Mar

Re punishment of his Government servants at Newcastle (Reel 6023; 4/1718 pp.195, 199, 201)

1824 Nov 6

On return of Newcastle town allotments (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.76)

1825 Jan 28

Grant in favour of transmitted to Oxley (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.353)

1825 Apr 12, May 20

Requesting that a Government carpenter be assigned to him in lieu of Charles Watkins (Reel 6068; 4/1812 pp.40, 57). Reply, 2 Jun (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.420)

1825 May 11

Re return of assigned convict to Government service (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.255)

1825 May 22

Requesting more assigned servants since six of his bonded servants had absconded from his service (Reel 6063; 4/1786 p.88)

1825 Jun 29

Requesting that his two bonded servants, at present in Sydney Gaol, be returned to his service (Reel 6068; 4/1812 p.74)

1825 Oct 3

Memorial for grant of land for his son (Fiche 3149; 4/1843B No.646 pp.1087-90)

1825 Dec 10,16

Requesting six convict servants to help work his farm (Reel 6068; 4/1812 pp.130, 132)

PHILLIPS, James. Of Orphan School, Parramatta

1822 Aug 12

Offering to sell the Government a portable thrashing machine (Reel 6055; 4/1761 p.109)

1822 Aug 15

His wife Lydia applying for position of Assistant Secretary for her husband (Reel 6055; 4/1761 p.110)

1823 Mar 4

Paid from the Colonial Fund for a threshing machine (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.152)


1824 Feb

On return of convicts returned to Government, transferred and assigned to settlers in the District of Appin; to C O'Brien (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.53)

PHILLIPS, James. Per "Ann and Amelia", 1825

1825 Jan 5

On list of convicts landed from the "Ann and Amelia" and forwarded to Airds for distribution (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.198)

PHILLIPS, James. Per "Neptune", 1820

1820 Jul 28

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Neptune" and forwarded to Upper Minto for distribution (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.158)


On list of assigned servants mustered in the employ of William Howe of Minto; in 1822-24 (Reel 6062; 4/1781 p.393a)

1824 Jun 9

On list of convicts employed by William Howe of Minto (Fiche 3093; 4/1837B No.475 p.823)


On list of convicts mustered in the employ of William Howe; in 1823-25 (Reel 6064; 4/1789 p.75b)

1825 Nov 30

On list of convicts in the service of William Howe of Glenlie at the last two musters (Reel 6016; 4/3516 pp.54-5)

PHILLIPS, James. Per "Surrey", 1814

1814 Sep 10

On list of convicts who died at sea on board "Surry" (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.535-6)

PHILLIPS, Jane. Daughter of John Phillips

1825 May 11

Arrived per "Hercules" (Reel 6014; 4/3514 pp.356, 458)

PHILLIPS, John. Came free per "Daphne", 1819; son of George and Frances Phillips


Memorial (Fiche 3028; 4/1825A No.612 pp.371-2)


1822 Nov 18

On return of fines imposed by the Magistrates at Campbelltown on persons violating Government orders (Reel 6060; 4/1777 p.247)


1823 Apr 17

Francis Kenny's clearing party employed to reap wheat on his farm in the Campbelltown District (Reel 6058; 4/1769 p.159b)

1823 May 28

Re wheat to be received from at the Liverpool Store as payment for reaping performed on his estate by clearing gangs (Reel 6010; 4/3508 pp.401-2)

PHILLIPS, John. Clerk to Mr Kinworthy of Launceston

1823 Dec 16

Re search for stolen horse (Fiche 3289; 4/7015.1A pp.37-40)

PHILLIPS, John. Came free per "Hercules", 1825

1825 May 11

Servant of Francis Rossi. Arrived per "Hercules" with wife and daughter (Reel 6014; 4/3514 pp.356, 458)

PHILLIPS, John. Of Cambridge Street; waterman

1825 Nov 1

On list of persons liable to serve as jurors in the district of Sydney (Reel 6062; 4/1782 p.111a)

PHILLIPS, John. Per "Elizabeth", 1820

1821 Jan 11

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Elizabeth" and forwarded to Airds for distribution (Reel 6007; 4/3503 p.38)

PHILLIPS, John. Per "Fanny", 1816


Servant of John Patrick of district of Airds. Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3189; 4/1856 pp.211-211a)

PHILLIPS, John. Per "Minerva", 1821

1821 Dec 21

On list of convicts landed from the "Minerva" and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.170)

1823 Mar 21

On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.97)

1824 May

Servant of Samuel Hassall. On return of settlers men punished in the County of Westmoreland (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.117)

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