Colonial Secretary Index, 1788-1825

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Roberts, William (1816) to Robertson & Maude, Messrs

ROBERTS, William (Junior). Born in the Colony; of Hawkesbury

1816 Jan 16

On list of persons to receive grants of land in 1816 (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.27)


Recommending John Whelan for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3190; 4/1856 p.287)

ROBERTS, William. Of Liverpool

1816 Apr 6

On list of persons licensed as publicans for 1816; at Liverpool (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.193)

1817 Apr 19

Publican of the Halfway House to Liverpool. On list of persons licensed as publicans for 1817; at Liverpool (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.342)

1818 Feb 16; 1819 Feb 15

Licensee on Liverpool Road. On lists of applicants for renewal of spirit licenses at Liverpool (Reel 6006; 4/3498 p.63 & 4/3499 p.319)

ROBERTS, William (Senior)

1816 Jun 22

Of Windsor. On lists of persons to be issued with horned cattle from the Government Herds (Reel 6038, SZ759 p.212; Reel 6031, 4/7028A p.32)

1816 Jul 20

On return of horned cattle issued from the Government Herds between 8 May 1814 & 9 Jan 1819 (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.58)

1819 Apr 30

Of Sydney. On return of persons indebted to Government for cattle issued from the Government Herds, to be paid for in cash or grain (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.254)

1819 Jul 24

Two cows received from in payment for stock issued in 1816 (Reel 6031; 4/7028A p.221)

ROBERTS, William

1819 Feb 20, Jun 10

Paid from the Police Fund for fencing the new Government barracks at Parramatta (Reel 6038; SZ1044 pp.9, 56)

ROBERTS, William

1819 Jun 10

Paid from the Police Fund as donation from Government (Reel 6038; SZ1044 p.56)

ROBERTS, William

1820 Nov 11

Store receipts of for fresh meat paid at Parramatta (Reel 6051; 4/1748 p.143)

ROBERTS, William

1821 Mar 12

Store receipts of for fresh meat paid at Sydney (Reel 6051; 4/1748 p.172)

ROBERTS, William

1821 Sep 8

Carpenter. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.117)

ROBERTS, William. Born in the Colony; sawyer of Richmond

1821 Sep 21

On account of claims against the estate of Annisley Magraw and David Bell; for sawing (Reel 6053; 4/1756 p.86)

1824 Nov 22

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

ROBERTS, William. Of Sydney

1822 Feb 4

Permitted to proceed with cattle and servants through the Cowpastures to Mrs Roberts' farm near the Wingecarribee River (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.388)

ROBERTS, William

1822 Apr 6-7,10

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

ROBERTS, William

1823 Apr 5

On return of allotments in the town of Parramatta (Fiche 3265; 4/7576 p.14)

ROBERTS, William

1823 c.Jul

On list of prisoners employed by John Palmer; in 1791-6 (Reel 6056; 4/1765 p.182)

ROBERTS, William. Son of the late William Roberts of Sydney

1823 Nov 14

Affidavits re marriage to Ann Badgery of South Creek (Reel 6028; 2/8305A p.61)

1824 Mar 6-Oct 15

Memorials for grants of land and for a ticket of occupation (Fiche 3107; 4/1839A No.830 pp.409-22). Replies, 26 Apr, 26 May & 22 Oct (Reel 6013; 4/3511 pp.7, 301 & 4/3512 p.611)

ROBERTS, William

1825 Jan 25

Government servant transferred from in the District of Evan (Reel 6063; 4/1785 p.183a)

ROBERTS, William. Of Richmond; surveyor

1825 Aug

On list of persons liable to serve as jurors in the district of Windsor (Reel 6062; 4/1782 p.81a)

ROBERTS, William. Per "Admiral Gambier", 1811

1818 Apr 6,9

Re permission to marry at Sydney (Reel 6006; 4/3498 p.136)

ROBERTS, William. Per "Calcutta", 1803; three convicts of this name by this ship

1813 Feb

On list of convicts to receive conditional pardons or emancipations at the Derwent (Reel 6003; 4/3492 p.205)

1815 Jul 18

On list of persons to receive conditional pardons in Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.127)

1818 Dec 1

Two convicts of this name with life sentences, one tried at Gloucester and the other at Middlesex, to be forwarded from Hobart to Sydney (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.187)

ROBERTS, William. Per "Fortune", 1806; sawyer at Parramatta

1819 Nov 29

Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3200; 4/1860 p.12)

1823 Nov 4

Memorial (Fiche 3071; 4/1835B No.276 pp.695-6). Reply, 27 Dec (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.69)

ROBERTS, William. Per "Hadlow"

1825 Aug 4

Former chorister and sexton of Castlereagh Church. Recently became free and left the situation; request for a replacement (Reel 6064; 4/1787 p.70)

1825 Aug 15

Re his resignation as chorister and sexton for Castlereagh Church (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.147)

ROBERTS, William. Per "Malabar", 1819

1819 Nov 5

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Malabar" and forwarded to Emu Plains for distribution (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.14)

1819 Nov 9

Drafted from "Malabar" to the Emu Plains Agricultural Establishment (Reel 6048; 4/1742 pp.437-9)

1820 Aug 4

Witness for R Fitzgerald in charges made by Sir J Jamison (Reel 6049; 4/1745 p.189)

ROBERTS, William. Per "Mangles", 1820

1822 Aug 3

To be recalled into Government employ from the service of the late Superintendent of Carpenters, Mr Hazard (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.126)

1823 Nov 25

On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per "Lady Nelson" (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.90, 448-9)

ROBERTS, William. Per "Mary", 1822

1822 Feb 16

Thomas Walker permitted to take Roberts, his servant, to Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.443)

ROBERTS, William. Per "Scarborough"

1816 Sep 20

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

ROBERTS, William. Per "Sir William Bensley", 1817

1817 Mar 21

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Sir William Bensley" and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.79)


Servant of Revd Robert Cartwright of Liverpool from Oct 1820; testimony as to his character for a ticket of leave (Reel 6027; 4/1717.2 pp.176-7)

ROBERTS, William. Per "Surrey", 1823

1824 Jan 16

Convict servant of T V Bloomfield. To be victualled from the Stores at Newcastle for six months (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.189)


1823 Mar

Memorial from the inhabitants of the Low Lands of Pitt Town re their right of passage through Roberts' farm denied by the new owner (Reel 6058; 4/1770 pp.179a-d)


ROBERTSON, Mr. 40th Regiment

1824 Sep 24

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.134)

ROBERTSON, Alexander

1823 Oct 4

Re payment for solder supplied to mend the cistern on the "Henry" (Reel 6017; 4/5783 p.418)

ROBERTSON, Alexander

1824 Oct 23

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

ROBERTSON, Alexander. Per "Minstrel", 1825

1825 Aug 26

On list of convicts forwarded to Evan for distribution (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.217)

1825 Aug 26

To be forwarded to Penrith (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.221)

ROBERTSON, Ann (Per "Janus", 1820) see ROBINSON, Ann; TALLENTIRE, Ann

ROBERTSON, Catherine (Per "Lord Wellington", 1820) see ROBINSON, Catherine



In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.79)

1824 Jan 8

On list of persons in Van Diemen's Land recommended for grants of land in extension or addition to first grants (Reel 6017; 4/5782 p.26)

1825 n.d., Mar 12

Re disagreement over Robertson's land grant at Cascade near Hobart; Hugh McIntosh & Peter Degreaves requesting that the grant be withheld until the dispute was resolved (Reel 6017; 4/5782 pp.266-8); referred to Lieutenant Governor Arthur (Reel 6019; 4/3522 p.127)

ROBERTSON, Charles. Bushranger

1814 Aug 1

Inquest on body of held at Camden (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.581-90)

ROBERTSON, Elizabeth. Per "Canada", 1810

1821 Aug

Re permission to marry at Liverpool (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.225)

ROBERTSON, Elizabeth (Per "Friendship", 1818) see ROBINSON, Elizabeth

ROBERTSON, Elizabeth. Per "Northampton", 1815

1815 Jun 19

On list of female convicts on board the "Northampton"; became insane during the voyage (Reel 6045; 4/1732 pp.158, 169)

1815 Jun 23

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Northampton"; insane, to be forwarded to the Asylum at Castle Hill. Listed as Robinson (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.102, 103)

ROBERTSON, Helen (Per "Earl Cornwallis", 1801) see ROBERTSON, Nelly



In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.78)



In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 pp.78, 80)

1822 Jan 24

Re his arrival in Van Diemen's Land per "Lusitannia" with Mr Rankin to obtain his land grant (Reel 6016; 4/5781 pp.192-4)


On list of persons in Van Diemen's Land recommended for grants of land in extension or addition to first grants (Reel 6017; 4/5782 p.19)

ROBERTSON, James. Came free per "Providence", 1822; Superintendent of Government Clocks

1822 Jan 10

Rachael Herbert to be landed from the "Providence" in the charge of Robertson, to whom she was assigned (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.271)

1822 Jan 17

Appointed Superintendent of Government Clocks (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.21)

1822 Jan 29, Feb 13

Applying for John Wilson, a watchmaker, who arrived per "Medway" & was residing at the Derwent (Reel 6054; 4/1759 p.111); Robertson having requested Wilson's services, Wilson to be sent to Sydney if he could be spared (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.436)

1822 Jan 30, Feb 28, Mar 4

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 6008; 4/3504A p.366); Robertson's reply (Fiche 3058; 4/1833 No.45 pp.161-2); to be made a grant of 1,000 acres of land and four convicts assigned to him (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.512)

1822 Mar 31-1823 Sep 30

On lists of persons to whom convict mechanics have been assigned (Fiche 3296; X53 pp.8, 21, 34, 49, 65, 79)

1822 May 4

Renting part of Printing Office premises in George Street. On statement of expenses of the Printing Department (Reel 6052; 4/1752 p.50)

1822 Jul 5, Aug 20

Meetings of the Agricultural Society of New South Wales held at his rooms, Sydney (Reel 6052; 4/1753 pp.160, 174)

1822 Aug 29

Memorial for grant on the north side of Port Jackson, opposite Pinchgut (Fiche 3052; 4/1831 No.327)

1823 Jan 13

Re transfer of Hannan Ledam, convict in Robertson's service, to the Factory at Parramatta (Reel 6010; 4/3507 pp.178-9)

1823 Feb 28-1824 Oct 16

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290, 4/4570D pp.23, 33, 47, 57; Fiche 3291, 4/4570D pp.98, 133)

1823 May 30

On list of persons who have neglected to pay for convict mechanics assigned up to 31 Mar 1822 (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.422)

1823 Aug 4

Signatory to petition for assistance in establishing Presbyterian church (Fiche 3308; X65.1 p.1)

1823 Oct 21

To employ Francis McCarthy and Mary Palmer (Reel 6059; 4/1773 p.24)


His salary as Superintendent of Government Clocks paid from the Colonial Revenue Account (Reel 6059; 4/1774 p.33c)

1824 Jan 5

Paid from the Colonial Fund for repairing a chronometer and telescope (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.213)

1824 Jan 7

Receipt for salary for John Field for care of the Government Clock at Parramatta (Reel 6061; 4/1778 p.72c)

1824 Jan 7, Feb 5

Request from Alexander Routledge, sexton of St Luke's Church, Liverpool, for a salary for taking charge of the church clock (Reel 6061; 4/1778 pp.72-72b, 73)

1824 Apr 17

Memorial for an allotment in Sydney (Fiche 3107; 4/1839A No.832 pp.431-4). Reply, 1 May (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.55)

1824 Apr 24

A Routledge referred to Robertson (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.664)

1824 May 4

His letter referred to the Surveyor General; re an allotment (Reel 6013, 4/3511 p.112; Fiche 3266, 9/2652 p.2)

1824 Jun 26

Offered by Peter McCullum as a reference for his character (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.544)

1824 c.Jul

On account of rents received for assigned convict tradesmen for the three quarters ending 30 Jun 1824 (Reel 6061; 4/1779 p.173e)

1824 Aug 24

Memorial (Fiche 3107; 4/1839A No.831 pp.423-6)

1824 Jul 3, Oct 16

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict; listed as Robinson (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.70)

1824 Dec 31

His salary as Superintendent of Government Clocks paid from the Colonial Fund; also paid from supplying a pocket chronometer to the Surveyor General's Department, & a barometer & two chronometers for Melville Island (Reel 6039; 4/424 pp.416, 427, 438)


Memorial soliciting an additional salary in consideration of extra duties as Superintendent of Government Clocks (Reel 6064; 4/1789 p.108)

1825 Jan 7, Mar 3

Circular requesting information for the purpose of preparing returns for Earl Bathurst for the year 1822 (Reel 6014; 4/3513 pp.125-6, 226); request for reply, (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.530)

1825 Feb 23

Requesting exemption from payment of dues for a servant, James Melville, who was unsuitable (Reel 6063; 4/1785 p.118). Reply, 10 Mar (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.581)

1825 Apr 18

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

1825 May 9

Signature in recommendation of Thomas William Middleton's memorial re retaining the situation of Inspector of Cattle (Reel 6062; 4/1782 p.48b)

1825 Oct 11

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

1825 Nov 1

Of George Street; watchmaker. On list of persons liable to serve as jurors in the district of Sydney (Reel 6062; 4/1782 p.110a)

1825 Nov 10

Memorial (Fiche 3153; 4/1844A No.699 pp.297-300)

1825 Nov 19,23

On list of persons who have received orders for reserves of land (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.108); on list of lands granted and reserved by Sir Thomas Brisbane (Fiche 3269; 9/2740 p.26)

ROBERTSON, James (Per "Eliza", 1820) see ROBINSON, James

ROBERTSON, James (Per "General Stuart", 1818) see ROBINSON, James



In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.78)

ROBERTSON, John. Of Punch Bowl

1822 May 28

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.121)

ROBERTSON, John (Per "Batavia", 1818) see ROBINSON, John

ROBERTSON, John (Per "Speke", 1821) see ROBINSON, John

ROBERTSON, Nelly or Helen. Per "Earl Cornwallis", 1801

1800 Oct 13

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


1823 May 12

Land solicited by Joseph Hickey Grose had been given as a farm to Robertson (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.289)



In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 pp.78, 80)

ROBERTSON, William. Merchant, Cape of Good Hope

1816 Apr 1

Joseph James enclosing memorial from Robertson & George Thomas praying for relief in case between them & Garnham Blaxcell (Reel 6046; 4/1736 p.70). Reply, 8 Apr (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.446)

ROBERTSON, William. Per "Countess of Harcourt", 1824

1824 Jul 17

On list of convicts landed from the "Countess of Harcourt" and forwarded to Bathurst for distribution (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.653)

1824 Aug 27

On list of prisoners lately received at Bathurst (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.108)

1825 Jan

On lists of prisoners discharged from Bathurst during Jan 1825; to George Chesher (Fiche 3300; 4/1916.1 pp.4, 8)

ROBERTSON, William. Per "Guildford", 1822

1822 Jul 24

On list of convicts landed from the "Guildford" and forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.75[ii])

ROBERTSON & MAUDE, Messrs (Of Cape Town) see MAUDE & ROBERTSON, Messrs

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