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28th regiment (North Gloucesters) detachment stationed in Maitland 1835 - 1842

 

 

January......

Tooth's brewery established Sydney by merchant John Tooth. Situated on land recently belonging to Major Druitt

Kent Brewery Worker's Web site

 

 

January 1......

Mortimer William Lewis appointed NSW Government architect. Salary 600

January 1......

Lieutenant Thomas Gibson appointed Superintendent of Police

January 1......

First issue of the Colonist published (Proprietor Rev. Dr. J.D. Lang)

January 1......

 

Arrival of the convict ship Henry Porcher . Captain Hart. Surgeon Thomas Galloway

Select HERE to find out more about the voyage of the Henry Porcher

 

January......

Philip Joseph Cohen proprietor of the Rose Inn in Maitland.

January ......

Death of Major Charles Thomas Smeathman, Sydney coroner, at his residence in Sussex Street Sydney. Aged 60

Sydney Gazette 17 January 1835

January 12......

Collision between Steamers Sophia Jane and Tamar

January 12......

Rev. Henry Carmichael established the Normal Institution to train teachers for system of national schools in NSW. To open for the admission of boarders and pupils 12th January. Situated near Hyde Park

January 18......

Sydney College opened by William Timothy Cape

January 22......

 

Arrival of the convict ship Royal Admiral.  Master David Fotheringham. Surgeon James Osborne.

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January 30......

 

Arrival of the convict ship Bengal Merchant

Select HERE to find out more about the voyage of the Bengal Merchant

 

February 3......

Arrival of the convict ship Forth convict transport from Cork

Select HERE to find out more about the voyage of the Forth

 

 

February 12......

Felton Matthew appointed Commissioner of Crown Lands

The Diary of Felton Mathew

 

 

March 9......

Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell set out on expedition down Bogan and Darling Rivers




March 11......

 

Death of Elizabeth Henrietta Macquarie (wife of Gov. Macquarie) at Jarvisfield, the Macquarie's estate on Mull

 

 

 

March......

Giant fig tree fell at Maitland. Measured 172 feet at circumference at base

April......

 

Death of botanist Richard Cunningham (brother of explorer Allan Cunningham)

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The Gardener's Magazine

 

 

April 9......

Arrival of convict transport Lady Nugent with 284 male prisoners

Select HERE to find out more about the voyage of the Lady Nugent

 

April 12......

Loss of George III convict transport at the entrance to D'Entrecasteaux Channel near Hobart. Capt. Moxey.

April......

Arrival of artist Conrad Martens in Sydney

April 19.......

Death of John Henderson at Newcastle

May 10.......

John Batman departed Launceston for Port Phillip

May 14.......

Female convict ship Neva wrecked near King Island

Read more in the Hobart Town Courier

June......

Four men murdered by natives on George Mackenzie's estate Williams River district

June 10......

Australian Patriotic Association formed by William Wentworth. Campaign for liberal reform and representative government




June......

Death of convict/ landowner Molly Morgan

July......

George Furber opened the Golden Fleece Inn near the Court House at Maitland





July 4......

John Field appointed gaoler at Newcastle Gaol

July 5.......

 

Arrival of convict ship Marquis of Huntley 1835

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July 15......

Arrival of Westmoreland . Master John Brigstock. Surgeon Charles Inches

Select HERE to find out more about the voyage of the Westmoreland

August 5......

Consumer protection measure introduced. Quality and weight of bread regulated

August......

Port Phillip founded by John Batman

August......

Australian Agricultural Company cutter Lambton advertised for sale

August.......

Artist Conrad Martens travelling the colony

August.......

Escaped convict William Buckley granted free pardon after living with Aborigines in Vic. for 32 years




August 31......

Arrival of convict transport Hero with 197 male prisoners

Select HERE to find out more about the voyage of the Hero

September 3.....

Arrival of the female immigrant ship Canton having departed London 20 May 1835. The vessel was quarantined on arrival because of small pox

Select Historical Records of Australia to read more about the women arriving on the Canton

 

 

September 7......

 

Arrival of the convict ship Mary III. Master William Ascough. Surgeon John Inches.

Select HERE to find out more about the voyage of the Mary in 1835

Select here to find out more about the convicts of the Mary who were sent to the Hunter Valley

 

 

September 9......

Convicts Patrick Cassidy and George Bagley executed at Newcastle

September.......

Buildings at Tocal, Paterson, destroyed by fire

September.......

Major Mitchell's expedition returned to Bathurst with the news of the death of botanist Richard Cunningham

Find out about Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell's expedition in 1831

September 19.......

Destructive hail storm at Newcastle. Hail 6 inches in diameter. Windows of the church and houses broken, chickens knocked unconscious, vines destroyed.

September 28......

 

Arrival of the convict ship England

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September 29.......

Arrival of the convict ship Backwell . Captain Dawson. Surgeon John Love

Select HERE to find out more about the voyage of the Backwell

October.......

Bounty immigration system commenced.

Online microfilm of Bounty Shipping Lists - State Records of NSW

Immigrants to Hunter Valley

 

 

October 16.......

The vessel Alice, owned by William Charles Wentworth stolen by 'pirates' near Vaucluse. The Captain and mate were put ashore near Port Stephens

Read more

 

October 30.......

Arrival of the convict ship Lady McNaughten. Surgeon George Farmer.

Select HERE to find out more about the voyage of the Lady M cNaughten

October 26.......

Arrival of Mary Ann II  with 305 prisoners

Select HERE to find out more about the voyage of the Mary Ann in 1835

 

November.......

Death of Francis Beattie at Newcastle

Francis Beattie arrived on the Indian in 1810. He became innkeeper at the Crooked Billet, one of Newcastle's first Inns

November.......

New steamer Ceres built at Williams River arrived in Sydney Harbour

November 5.......

Captain James Henry Crummer of 28th Regt., appointed Superintendent of Police at Newcastle

November 20.......

Edward Priest appointed pound keeper at Newcastle

Arrival of the convict ship Warrior

November.......

Baptist Church founded in Australia by Rev. John Saunders

December 10.....

Convict ship Hive wrecked near Jervis Bay

Find out more here

December 12.......

Arrival of convict ship Royal Sovereign Master John Moncrief. Surgeon Francis Logan 169 male prisoners

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December 12.......

Arrival from London of the barque British Sovereign, Capt. Brown. Passengers included Captain George Barney, Royal Engineers, Mrs. Barney, Miss Ellen Barney, Maria Barney, James Barney.
Find out more about George Barney's plans for public improvements at Newcastle in 1836

December.......

Total expense for the chain gang in Newcastle for the year 1835 (213 men) 1700/13/5