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32147 Barrallier (Barralier) Ensign Francis - 1801 June Coal River Barrallier
  Accompanied Lieut. Col. Paterson, John Harris, John Lewin and Grant on expedition to Coal River
32148 Barrallier (Barralier) Ensign Francis - 1801 November Coal River Barrallier
  Sent by Govornor King to complete surveys of the Hunter River
77118 Barrallier (Barralier) Ensign Francis - 1801 9 June Hunter River HR NSW. Vol IV. Hunter and King. 1800, 1801, 1802. Ed. by F. M. Bladen.  pp 390 - 1
  To accompany the 'Lady Nelson' under Lieutenant James Grant to Hunter River
77120 Barrallier (Barralier) Ensign Francis - 1801 June & July Hunter River HR NSW
  Survey of the Coal Harbour and Hunter River.......HR NSW, Vol. V, King 1803, 1804, 1805. Ed. by F. M. Bladen, Facsimile ed., Lansdowne Slattery & Company, Mona Vale, N.S.W., 1979, p. 421
77128 Barrallier (Barralier) Ensign Francis - 1801 22 June Newcastle HR NSW. Vol IV. Hunter and King. 1800, 1801, 1802. Ed by F. M. Bladen. pp 404 - 409
  Brought on board the 'Lady Nelson' a native - a little elderly man who was given a tomahawk by Lieut-Col Paterson
77130 Barrallier (Barralier) Ensign Francis - 1801 19 June Newcastle HRA Series I, vol. III.
  With Lieut. Grant and John Harris, sounded the entrance to the Hunter River.....HRA Series I, vol. III. Governor's Despatches to and From England, 1801 - 1802. The Library Committee of the Commonwealth Parliament, 1915, pp.175 - 176
77143 Barrallier (Barralier) Ensign Francis - 1801 October Hunter River HR NSW. Vol. IV. Hunter and King. 1800, 1801, 1802. Ed by F. M. Bladen. p 597 - 598
  Accompanying Frederick Kirkwold and Charles Grimes up the Hunter River to search for 'cardjang'
95684 Barrallier (Barralier) Francis - 1800 25 August - Caledonian Mercury (England)
  Appointed Ensign without purchase on 19 August
162730 Barrallier (Barralier) Francis - 1811 NSW The Present Picture of NSW by David Dickinson Mann
  The Blue Mountains have never yet been passed, so that beyond those tremendous barriers, the country yet remains unexplored and unknown. Various attempts have, at different periods, been made to exceed this boundary of the settlement; but none of them have been attended with the wished-for effect. M. Barrallier French gentleman, late an ensign in the New South Wales corps, has been further across than any other individual; but he was compelled to return unsatisfied, before he had obtained any knowledge of the trans-mountainous territory which he longed to behold.
162731 Barrallier (Barralier) Francis - 1818 Barbadoes The History of Barbadoes - Robert Hermann Schomburgk
  At a later period Captain Barrallier surveyed the island of Barbados upon trigonometrical principles, which occupied him, according to his own statement, seven years. The survey was finished in June 1818, and it was subsequently published. It is much to be regretted that this map, which is otherwise so exact in its positions, should be so erroneous in the names of the estates and in the division of the parishes, which faults can be only ascribed to oversight.
162732 Barrallier (Barralier) Francis - 10 August 1910 - SMH
  BARRALLIER'S PASS." At a general meeting of the Institute of Surveyors of New South Wales, held on Mon-day night at the Royal Society's House, Mr. R. H. Cambage lectured on "Barrallier's at-tempt to cross tho Blue Mountains in 1802." He explained the difficulty which Barrallier had in penetrating the Australian back country. A particular gorge in the mountains near Colong was pointed out. This had been specially referred to in the explorer's diary as the passage through which he had gained access to the high lands. In order to do honour to the explorer Mr. Cambage proposed that this passage should be named "Barrallier's Pass." It met with the general approval of the audience.
162733 Barrallier (Barralier) Francis - 2 February 1915 - SMH
  KING OF THE MOUNTAINS. EXPLORER'S MISSION. It has been decided by the Lands Department to perpetuate the name of Barrallier on the map of New South Wales. A charming anecdote is told In the historical records of the early days in Australia of Ensign Francis Barrallier. Barrallier, as one of the early explorers of New South Wales, set out on a Journey in the year 1802 to try to cross the Blue Mountains. The expedition started from Parramatta, and thence proceeded southerly to about the region of what is now known as Burragorang. Difficulty has been experienced in trying to locate the direction taken, but Mr. R. H. Cambage, F.L.S., Chief Mining Surveyor, who has a good local and general geological knowledge of this part of the country, has with the aid of Barrallier's journals fixed the direction taken by the party. With the view of perpetuating the name of Barrallier in connection with this journey, he has approached the Acting Minister for Lands with the suggestion that a certain gorge in the parish of Colong, county of Westmoreland, through which the explorer passed, be named Barrallier Pass. Mr. Ashford thinks the suggestion a good one, and has given his approval that the name should appear on the official maps and plans. This exploration, it appears, was carried out under a ruse adopted by Governor King. In a contemporary letter he stated:-I have informed you in my several letters of the great use Ensign Barrallier, of the New South Wales Corps, was to me and the public, first in going to the southward and surveying the coast from Wilson's Promontory to Western Port; next in surveying Hunter's River, where he went twice; and since then in making useful observations about the settlements, and in making a partial journey to the mountains, which was introductory to his undertaking the journey he afterwards performed, but which I was obliged to effect by ruse, as Col. Paterson had very illiberally informed me that officers being at all detached from their regimental duty was contrary to the instructions he had from the Duke of York. In consequence, I was obliged to give up his services after this unhandsome claim, but claimed him as my aide-de-camp, and that the object of discovery should not be totally relinquished, I sent him on embassy to the King of the Mountains. He was gone six weeks, and penetrated 137 miles among them beyond the Nepean
162727 Barrallier (Barralier) Francis Speedy 1800 - - Francis Barrallier: A Life in context
  Francis Louis Barrallier (1773-1853) was the eldest of Jean-Louis’s sons, and like all of them, to use his father’s words, had been instructed in “drawing, plans and mathematics”. Francis, after unsuccessfully trying to get a position as the deputy surveyor-general in the new Australian colony, managed to obtain a promise of an ensigncy in its local regiment: the New South Wales Corps. This unit, perhaps the most derided in the British Army, was essentially a convict guard, and was often sarcastically referred to as The Rum Corps..............read more http://www.icahistcarto.org/PDF/Steward_HJ_-_Francis_Barrallier_A_Life_in_Context.pdf - Francis Barrallier: A Life in context by H.J. Steward, Professor Emeritus, Clark University
161649 Barrallier (Barralier) (obit.,) Francis Louis - 11 June 1853 - Military Obituary (Google Books)
  BARRALLIER, Francis Louis, Ensign, 14th Aug., 1800, New South Wales Corps; Lieut., 16th May, 1805, 90th Regt.; Captain, 6th July, 1809, 101st Regt; placed on half pay of it, 7th January, 1817; exchd. to 33rd Regt., 19th May, 1819; exchd. to half pay of 25th Light Dragoons, 8th Feb., 1821; Bt. Major, 22nd July, 1830; exchd. to 73rd Regt., 4th Oct., 1831; exchd. to half pay of Rifle Brigade, 9th Aug., 1833; Bt. Lieut. Colonel, 9th Nov., 1846; died in Bedford Square, Commercial Road, London, 11th June, 1853. (Silver Medal for 6, 8). Served in New South Wales from 1800 th 1804, during which period was appointed Assistant Engineer, commanded the Artillery, and was Aid-de-Camp to the Governor; was the first who explored the interior with a party of his Regiment, as far as the Blue Mountains; proceeded to the West Indies in 1806, again appointed Assistant Engineer; present at the attack and capture of Guadaloupe and Martinique, and was promoted in the 101st as a reward for his services; was also present at the secoud capture of those Islands.
162729 Barrallier (Barralier) (obit.,) Francis Louis Speedy 1800 11 June 1853 Bedford Square, London The United Service Magazine (Google Books)
  Died on the 11th June, 1853, at his residence, 24, Bedford Square, Commercial Road, Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Barrallier Half Pay Rifle Brigade, aged 80. Ensign New South Wales Corp, 14th August, 1800; Lieutenant 90th Regiment, 16th May 1805; Captain 101st Regiment, 6th July, 1812; Captain 33rd Regiment, 19th May, 1819; Captain 73rd Regiment, 1832; Brevet Major 1830; [Brevet Lieut.-Col. 1846. Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel Barrallier served from 1800 to 1804 in New South Wales, during which period he acted as Aide-de-camp to the Governor, Assistant Engineer, and commanding the Artillery at Sydney; he planned and caused to be constructed the Lady 'Nelson, surveying schooner; in 1802 he surveyed by order of the Governor Basse's Strait from Wilson’s Promontory, to and including Western Port. His Excellency with the view of recording his approbation, promulgated a General Order, and named one of the islands in Western Port, Barrallier's Island. In the same year he was sent by his Excellency with a party of nine men of his' Regiment into the interior, and crossed the Blue Mountains. On his return after having being absent four months, he was again complimented in General Orders, as having greatly advanced the geography and natural history of New South Wales. In 1803 he proceeded in the Lady Nelson surveying vessel, commanded by Lieutenant Grant, R.N. to survey Hunter's River, which they found to be a harbour, having three distinct rivers; while engaged in this survey they were surrounded by the natives, and had a narrow escape for their lives. In 1805 he was appointed to the 90lh Regiment, and joined the 1st battalion in 1806 at Saint Vincent; was ordered by Major-General Sir G. Beckwith, to make a military station of the Fort and its environs, and acted as Commissioner and defined the limits of the Fort; was present at the attack and capture of the Island of Martinique as an Assistant Engineer in 1809; attached to headquarters and was promoted to a company in the 101st Regiment, and appointed Aide-de-camp to the Commander-in-Chief, present at the attack of Guadeloupe, in 1810, as Aide-de-camp to the Commander-in-Chief; placed and superintended the erection of the barrack ; in 1812, by especial approbation of His Royal Highness the Duke of York, he was ordered to make a Military Survey and Map of the Island of Barbadoes, with all the astronomical observations, which he completed in five years under a very trying climate and greatly injuring his health; in the same year his Excellency ordered him to plan and cause to be erected a Mausoleum, in memory of the officers and soldiers who fell at the taking of Guadaloupe; in 1813 he had the honour to superintend the erection of the statue of the immortal Nelson; was appointed Deputy-Assistant Quartermaster-General under Sir James Leith, and was present at the second attack and capture of Guadaloupe in 1814, appointed Surveyor-General of the island, returned to England in 1818. at the reduction of the 101st Regiment He has received the War Medal and two clasps for Martinique and Guadaloupe, and was presented in 1827 with a gold snuff-box set in brilliants, by Frederick William, King of Prussia, through the Count de Lottum then Prussian Ambassador in London.