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# Surname First Name Ship Date Place Source
             
17119 Menzies Lieutenant Charles - 1804 Coal River CSI
 
  Appointed Commandant at Coal River
 
56111 Menzies Lieutenant Charles - 1 July 1804 Newcastle SG
 
  On the 29th ult, James Field, one of three persons who ran off with Sergeant Day's boat from Sydney gave himself up he was quite naked, speared and beat in several places by the Natives, and has not eaten anything for five days; I took him just as he came in, and showed him to all the prisoenrs; I could wish to be allowed to retain him here, as I think from the account he gives of his misfortunes, and the truly miserable and wretched spectacle he exhibited, it will prevent others from attempting the same with any of our boats that go up the River, by his representing to them the punishment and misery that awaits their rashness and offence. The transactions with Sergeant Day's boat after leaving Port Jackson with Broadbent and Johnson, each victualled for six months and most completely equipped were as follows: They made the place in three days, got the boat into a creek, and decked her with cedar slabs, which occupied a week, came down the harbour in the night and passed a schooner at anchor, shaped their course to Port Stephens, remained there three days, left that Port with an intention of reaching Timor, proceeded about 100 miles further to the Northward, when a heavy gale of wind came on, the boat drove on shore and dashed to pieces, they however got safe on shore, saved everything that was in her, and remained there a week with a view of repairing her, at the end of which all hopes vanished; they then determined to return to Sydney and give themselves up; with this intention they were packing up their provisions when the natives came suddenly on them and threw a number of spears, one of which mortally wounded Broadbent, Johnson received six in different parts and died in five days afterwards; Field also received several; they were then stripped of everything, but he found the natives more friendly as he approached the settlement, generally supplying him with a little fish and fern root, by which means he was enabled to crawl to this place.
 
77162 Menzies Lieutenant Charles - 1804 14 March - HR NSW, Vol. V, King 1803, 1804, 1805. Ed by F. M. Bladen, Lansdowne Slattery & Company, Mona Vale, N.S.W.,1979, p. 360
 
  Royal Marines. Offering his services to superintend the new settlement at Coal River to be formed in the aftermath of the rebellion at Castle Hill
 
77163 Menzies Lieutenant Charles - 1804 14 March - HR NSW, Vol. V, King 1803, 1804, 1805. pp. 360-361,
 
  Governor King informing Lieut. Menzies that his new situation at Coal River would require great exertions and that he was not able to fix remuneration
 
77164 Menzies Lieutenant Charles - 1804 15 March - HR NSW, Vol. V, King 1803, 1804, 1805. p.362
 
  Lieut. Menzies receiving information that he was appointed to the command of the new settlement at Coal Harbour
 
77166 Menzies Lieutenant Charles - 1804 25 March Newcastle SG
 
  Appointed Magistrate of Newcastle settlement
 
77173 Menzies Lieutenant Charles - 1804 19 April Newcastle HR NSW, Vol. V, King 1803, 1804, 1805. pp. 367 - 368
 
  Arrived in King's Town on 30th March. Selected suitable place for settlement. Went ashore in a small boat prior to the other vessels entering the harbour
 
77177 Menzies Lieutenant Charles - 1804 19 April Newcastle HR NSW, Vol. V, King 1803, 1804, 1805. pp. 367 - 368
 
  Named the new settlement at Coal River 'King's Town' in honour of Gov. King
 
77178 Menzies Lieutenant Charles - 1804 19 April Newcastle HR NSW, Vol. V, King 1803, 1804, 1805, pp. 367 - 368
 
  Recommended a few guns be placed on 'a commanding height above the town'
 
77181 Menzies Lieutenant Charles - 1804 24 May King's Town (Newcastle) HRA Series 1 vol. V, pp. 412 - 414
 
  Sent six natives to Sydney soon after settlement. The natives returned in May with 'Bongaru' (?Bungaree) having been given a jacket, cap, blanket etc
 
77189 Menzies Lieutenant Charles - 1804 1 July Newcastle HRA Series 1 vol. V, pp. 415 - 416
 
  Travelled 'up the river' and returned on a raft bringing 70 logs
 
77193 Menzies Lieutenant Charles - 1804 16 July Newcastle HR NSW, Vol. V, King 1803, 1804, 1805. p. 403.
 
  Commandant at Hunter River. Returning to head quarters on private business for a short time
 
77194 Menzies Lieutenant Charles - 1804 16 July Newcastle HRA Series 1 vol. V, p. 417
 
  Ensign Cressy to command Newcastle settlement in the absence of Lieut. Menzies
 
77211 Menzies Lieutenant Charles - 1805 3 March Newcastle SG
 
  Returned to Sydney from Newcastle on the 'Francis' with Charles Throsby
 
77213 Menzies Lieutenant Charles - - 1805 15 March HR NSW, Vol. V, King 1803, 1804, 1805. pp. 570 - 571
 
  Resigned from position of Commandant at Newcastle. To return to England to his duty with the Royal Marines
 
 
 
 
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