Colonial Secretary Index, 1788-1825

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Townson, Robert (1825) to Trainer, M

1825 Jan 5

Convicts landed from "Ann and Amelia" assigned to at Airds (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.198)

1825 Jan 20

Re conditions for the assignment of convicts (Reel 6063; 4/1785 p.44)

1825 Feb

Convicts landed from "Asia" assigned to at Appin (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.491)

1825 May 23

On list of persons applying to purchase Crown Lands; application dated 1 Nov 1824 (Reel 6014; 4/3514 pp.342, 344)

1825 Jun 27

Petition for ticket of leave for servant, James Prime, per "Coromandel" (Fiche 3251; 4/1875 p.184). Reply, 8 Jul (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.616)

1825 Jul 23, Nov 1

Memorial for land at Goulburn Plains and Bredalbane for which he held tickets of occupation (Fiche 3159; 4/1844C No.811 pp.1019-26)

1825 Jul 27

Re robberies of his property by his assigned servants (Reel 6064; 4/1787 p.55c)

1825 Aug 13

On list of warrants for land purchases (Fiche 3260; 2/1925 p.21)

1825 Aug 23

Convict landed from "Norfolk" assigned to at Liverpool (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.188)

1825 Dec 12

Re transmission to John Oxley of grant of seventy five acres in favour of (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.147)

TOWNSON, Sarah. Arrived c.1795; de facto wife of William Neal of 102nd Regiment

1810 Mar 13

Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3168; 4/1847 p.223)

TOWRISH, Patrick. Per "Daphne", 1819

1819 Sep 28

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Daphne" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.275)

1823 Nov 21-1824 Oct 16

On list of prisoners assigned; listed as Tourisk and Tourish (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.123)

TOWSEY, John. Per "Baring", 1815

1816 Feb 16

On list of convicts to be forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.374)


1810 May 8

Juror at inquest on John Maloney held at Portland Head (Reel 6021; 4/1819 p.434)

TOZER, William

1805 Apr 9

Placed in charge of "Estramina" following her capture by "Harrington" (Reel 6020; 4/1093.1 pp.80-1)

1805 May 24

Application to leave the Colony (Reel 6020; 4/1093.1 p.129)

1805 Jun 12,24

Committed to gaol on suspicion of piracy (Reel 6020; 4/1093.1 pp.139-40)

TRACE, George. Born in the Colony

1820 Jun 1

Memorial (Fiche 3032; 4/1825B No.747 pp.839-42)

1823 Jan 24, Apr 2

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D pp.9, 82)


1821 Sep 8

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

TRACE, John. Per "Charlotte"

1792 Nov 3

On list of all grants and leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3267; 9/2731 p.12)

TRACE, Mary Ann

1824 Jan

Re permission to marry at Sydney (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.137)

TRACEY, Andrew. Per "Prince Regent", 1821

1821 Sep 8

Street Gang. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.111)

1822 Jun 8, Aug 3

Attached to Rose's Gang. On returns of proceedings of the Bench of Magistrates, Parramatta (Fiche 3297; X643 pp.15, 22)

TRACEY, Daniel

1821 Sep 8

On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.72)

TRACEY, Edward (Per "Recovery", 1823) see TEACY, Edward


1821 Sep 8

Stonemason. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.102)


1825 Apr 22

Town Constable at Newcastle. On return of persons on Police Establishment for the Counties of Northumberland and Durham who are entitled to salaries (Reel 6068; 4/1812 p.51)

1825 May 18

Town constable at Newcastle. On return of constables for the counties of Northumberland and Durham (Fiche 3302; 4/7419.1 p.16)

TRACEY, James. Per "Anne", 1801

1810 Jun 9

Granted certificate of freedom (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.51)

TRACEY, James. Per "Isabella", 1818

1822 Feb 6

On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per "Elizabeth Henrietta" (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.403)

TRACEY, James. Per "Larkins", 1817

1823 Jan 20

Servant of John Palmer of Parramatta; testimony as to his character for a ticket of leave (Reel 6026; 4/1715 pp.405-6)

1823 Feb 25

To take charge of the grazing run of Robert Campbell and the Palmers near Lake Bathurst (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.366)

1823 c.Jul

On list of convicts employed by John Palmer; in 1817-23 (Reel 6056; 4/1765 p.182)

TRACEY, Mary or SULLIVAN. Came free per "Elizabeth"; wife of William Tracey, per "Eliza", 1820


Petition for son, John Sullivan, per "Countess of Harcourt", 1822, to be assigned to parents (Fiche 3228; 4/1868 p.24)

TRACEY, Michael. Per "Boyd" 1809; escaped per "Marian" 1810

1811 Apr 27

To G Dowdeswell, Bengal, re Tracy (Reel 6002; 4/3490D pp.171-3)

TRACEY, Michael. Per "Martha", 1818

1819 Jan 4

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Martha" and forwarded to Bringelly for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.246)

1820 Aug 14

On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per "Elizabeth Henrietta" (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.198)

1820 Aug 16

Government man to William Walsh sentenced to be sent to Newcastle; to be brought back in connection with robbery at house of John White (Reel 6050; 4/1747 pp.127-30)

1820 Aug 21

Re request by W Howe to send to Molles Main (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.205)

1820 Sep 18

Now at Newcastle, should be sent back to Sydney in connection with robberies at Minto and Cabramatta (Reel 6050; 4/1747 pp.156-7)

1820 Oct 6

Re transfer from Newcastle for trial (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.316)

1820 Oct 11

Prisoner at Newcastle. Sent to Sydney under guard to be lodged in Sydney Gaol (Reel 6067; 4/1807 p.127)

1820 Oct 23

Re awaiting trial in Sydney (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.380)

1820 Nov 22-Dec 14

Sentenced to death. In reports of prisoners tried at Court of Criminal Jurisdiction (Reel 6023; X820 p.29)

TRACEY, William. Turnpike keeper

1813 Jan 3

Evidence at inquest on James Maggs (Reel 6021; 4/1819 p.429)

TRACEY, William. Per "Eliza", 1820

1820 Jan 31

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Eliza" and forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.217)

1820 Jan 31

Convict landed from "Eliza" assigned to William Cox of Windsor (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.221)


On lists of convicts maintained by William Cox free of expense to the Crown; in 1820 and 1823 (Reel 6050, 4/1746 p.141; Reel 6059, 4/1773 p.159b)


Petition for son, John Sullivan, per "Countess of Harcourt", 1822, to be assigned to parents (Fiche 3228; 4/1868 p.24)

1823 Apr 30

On list of convicts in the employ of William Cox of Clarendon and his two sons George and Henry (Fiche 3062; 4/1834B No.73 p.469)

TRACEY, William. Per "Tyne", 1819

1819 Jan 13

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Tyne" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.259)



1795 Oct 28

Abstract from 13th article of the Treaty of Amity prohibiting coastal trade in British territories by United States ships and regulating the conduct of American citizens residing in or visiting British territories (Reel 6041; 4/1719 pp.5-6)

1802 Jun 14

Imposition of import duties for benefit of the Orphan Establishment (Reel 6037; SZ989 pp.69-70)

1805 May

Competition in Pacific Islands trade; activities of S Lord (Reel 6041; 4/1720 pp.84-8)

1806 Sep 22

S Lord's request for permission to trade with China refused, as articles from China could only be brought to the Colony in ships from Great Britain or India; Colonial vessels allowed, however, to obtain sandalwood from Fiji Islands and send it to China in East India Company's ships (Reel 6041; 4/1721 pp.37-42)

1809 Feb 17

Agreement between Lieutenant Governor Paterson & E Harrison, Master of the "Admiral Gambier", for the supply of rice & of sugar from Rio de Janeiro (Reel 6001; SZ757 pp.25a-26a, 35a)

1809 Nov 4

Exportation of timber and coal to Cape of Good Hope in return for wines (Reel 6001; SZ757 pp.64-64b)

1810 Jan-Feb

Proposals by Captain W Collins to conduct trading voyages on "Union" to India and Cape of Good Hope not countenanced by Governor Macquarie (Reel 6042; 4/1723 pp.170-1, 186-7)

1810 Jan 10

Proposed shipment of timber to England for use of Royal Navy, and of coals to Cape of Good Hope per "Hindostan" and "Dromedary" (Reel 6042; 4/1723 p.85)

1810 Mar

Sandalwood speculation now extinct because of total demolition of the wood on Fiji Islands; importation of spirituous liquors from Bengal (Reel 6042; 4/1723 pp.232-4)

1810 Apr, Jun

Importations from India of wheat, sugar and rum (Reel 6042; 4/1723 pp.279, 304-5)

1810 Jul 27

Pass required from Government by firm of Sydney merchants to enable ship to prosecute voyage from Sydney to Bengal to bring back cargo of wheat and spirits, without molestation from the East India Company (Reel 6042; 4/1725 p.60)

1811 Feb 25

Re losses sustained by Sydney merchant on shipment of timber to Cape of Good Hope for use of H.M. Navy (Reel 6043; 4/1726 pp.41-2)

1812 Feb 5,6

Trading by Sydney merchants with Hobart settlement (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.40-1)

1812 Feb 12

Regulations of East India Company required that persons wishing to trade with Cape of Good Hope should obtain a licence from either England or the Cape (Reel 6043; 4/1727 p.50)

1812 Mar 9

Proposed establishment of commerce with Great Britain in timber and flax from New Zealand, now that whole of known sources of Colonial trade in oil and skins were nearly exhausted (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.71-2)

1812 May 6

Trade with India in coal from Newcastle (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.107-12)

1812 Jun 5

Pastoral and commercial enterprises of settlers hampered through shortage of sterling circulation in Colony (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.122-8)

1813 Mar 31

Project for manufacture of flax from New Zealand (Reel 6043; 4/1728 p.35)

1813 Jun 19

Restrictions re foreign trade with the Derwent and Port Dalrymple rescinded (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.388)

1813 Jun 26

Schedule of duties levied on merchandise landed in Sydney (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.389)

1813 Jul 22

Captain Murray's tender for conveyance of coal from Newcastle for sale to the Bengal Government (Reel 6043; 4/1728 pp.144-6)

1813 Jul 31

Re granting of permits for the landing of goods (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.397)

1814 Apr 1

Bark to be sent to manufacturers in Leeds in hope of establishing its use in England for the manufacture of dyes (Reel 6044; 4/1730 p.377)

1814 Apr 1

Re export of coal to India (Reel 6018; 4/3521 pp.10-1)

1814 Aug 23-30

Re payment of drawbacks on articles reshipped (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.268, 275-9)

1814 Dec 31

General Orders and Notice re opening of Port Jackson, Hobart and Port Dalrymple to free importation of all goods and merchandise subject to duties to be levied (Reel 6038; SZ759 pp.22-5)

1815 Jun 2

Re calicoes consigned to J R O'Connor on "Britannia" (Reel 6045; 4/1733 pp.141-3)


Permission sought by James Birnie to import Rio rum, Rio sugar, rice & coffee & 10,000 gallons of wine, 1,000 gallons of brandy, dried fruit etc from the Cape of Good Hope (Reel 6046; 4/1736 pp.43-4)

1816 May 13

Re commercial intercourse with Ceylon (Reel 6018; 4/3521 p.77)

1816 May 13

Payment of accounts with Ceylon (Reel 6018; 4/3521 p.78)

1817 Mar 8

No master or any persons belonging to vessels to offer merchandise for sale on board vessels, or invite persons on board for purpose of barter (Reel 6046; 4/1737 pp.68-9)

1817 Mar 22

Permission sought to sell arrack and other goods in order to defray expense of refitting "Enterprise" (Reel 6046; 4/1737 pp.219-20)

1817 Dec 8

Quantity of arrack imported from Batavia (Reel 6047; 4/1739 pp.55-6)

1818 Jun 8

Captain Ritchie desired to obtain a licence to proceed to Canton for a cargo of tea, sugar etc for the supply of the New South Wales market; recommended as it would be of great use and benefit to the Colony (Reel 6018; 4/3521 p.183)

1818 Nov 21

Owing to effect on trade, the order prohibiting landing of spirits and other merchandise from convict ships to be suspended until further instructions (Reel 6047, 4/1741 pp.115-8; Reel 6038, SZ759 pp.519-20)

1819 Jan 6

Information to be gathered for report upon (Reel 6048; 4/1742 pp.12-7)

1819 Apr 26

Permission granted to John Nicholson of the brig "Haweis" to procure coffee plants from Norfolk Island for cultivation at Otaheite and the Society Islands (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.94)

1819 Jun 12

An Act to stay proceedings against any Governor or other persons concerned in imposing & levying duties ... and to empower the said Governor to levy a duty on spirits made in the Colony (Reel 6056; 4/1764 pp.31-31b)

1820 Jun 1

Disastrous condition of commerce in Colony due to influx of merchandise into a confined market (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.360-3)


Memorial of James Philip Webber re potential for export of wheat & corn (Fiche 3055; 4/1832 No.404)

1821 Oct 2

"Mermaid" to touch at Tahiti to trade for cocoanut oil (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.66-70)


Memorial from Simeon Lord and Andrew Birrell for land in Van Diemen's Land to procure mimosa & barilla bark (Fiche 3049; 4/1830 No.216)

1822 Mar 2

Robert Brash, Master "Tiger", requesting permission to send wheat to Cape of Good Hope (Reel 6055; 4/1760 pp.182-182a)

1822 Apr 18

Quantities of wheat and salt imported for years 1815-22 (Reel 6055; 4/1760 pp.29-30)

1822 May 10

Robert Campbell enquiring about duty to be paid on export of coal (Reel 6055; 4/1760 p.92)

1822 Jul 20

Re proposed export of bark extract (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.71)

1822 Nov 29, Dec 6

Proposals of Francis Shortt to export different types of timber from Colony (Reel 6052; 4/1753 pp.186-7)

1823 Feb-Oct

Re excise and duty levied on importations of wool, spirits and like commodities; correspondence of Vickers Jacob (Reel 6056; 4/1764 pp.24-37)

1823 Dec 15

Account of gin and brandy imported since 1 Jan 1823 remaining in the Bonded Store (Reel 6059; 4/1773 p.32)

1823 Dec 16

Proposed export of bark by W J Aldridge (Fiche 3059; 4/1834A No.4 pp.9-12)

1824 Feb 16

Robert Campbell seeking permission to import rice, sugar and tobacco (Reel 6061; 4/1778 p.85)

1824 Jul 1

Re wheat to be sent to Rio de Janeiro (Reel 6017; 4/5782 p.50)

1824 Aug 14

Re the establishment of a trade settlement at Melville Island with instructions for dealing with Malay traders seeking items such as Beche-le-Mer (Reel 6019, 4/3792 pp.3-5; Reel 6013, 4/3512 pp.238-42)

1824 Nov 3

Government of Brazil to be approached re duty on imports (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.289)



1824 Nov 1

Re amount receivable by Crown for men of various trades (Reel 6017; 4/5782 p.134)


1820 Aug 15

Persons driving vehicles to observe regulations in force in England, that is, to keep to left side of the road (Reel 6049; 4/1745 pp.144-5)

1821 Aug 18

Special pounds to be established under charge of constables to deal with careless drivers of vehicles (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.1-5)

TRAIL, Donald. Master, "Neptune", 1790


An exact account of the convicts money deposited in his hands (Reel 6041; 4/1719 p.1c)


1818 Dec

On lists of fees paid to the Clerk of the Peace, 1 Jan 1817 to 1 Jan 1821; in case of King v Trayner (Reel 6054; 4/1758 pp.65b, 66a)

TRAINER, James or FRAYNER. Per "Chapman", 1817

1817 Aug 5,9

On return of convicts arrived per "Chapman" who embarked on the "Jupiter" for Hobart; listed as Trayner (Reel 6005; 4/3496 pp.273, 289)

TRAINER, John. Per "Minerva", 1821

1821 Dec 21

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

1825 Oct 1

On list of men at Carters Barracks due for slops (Reel 6064; 4/1788 p.149)

TRAINER, John. Per "Minerva"

1825 Aug 26

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

TRAINER, Mary. Of Gloucester Street

1824 Jan 9

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.41)

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