Free Settler or Felon?

Newcastle and Hunter Valley History

Search


First Name



Surname / Subject



Ship








Search Results



1  2  3  Next  >>
 
Item: 168122
Surname: Breakwater fog bell
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 27 February 1878
Place: Bullock Island (Carrington) Newcastle
Source: SMH
Details: On the island are several important establishments, the chief of which is the Soho Foundry of Messrs. Morrison and Bearby, situated at euphonious Onebygamba. Here the other day a large fog-bell, for the Northern breakwater, was cast. I believe it was one of the largest castings ever made in the colony, and the event created quite an excitement in the local Press


 
Item: 115881
Surname: Breakwater Stockade
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1854 21 January
Place: Newcastle
Source: MM
Details: Archibald Clunes Innes appointed Visiting Justice at the Breakwater Stockade


 
Item: 78535
Surname: Macquarie Pier (Newcastle Breakwater)
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1829 13 February
Place: Newcastle
Source: Australian
Details: Partly laid when Colonel Morisset was commandant between the mainland and Nobbys. Now tumbling into decay


 
Item: 132186
Surname: Macquarie Pier (Newcastle Breakwater)
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1819 12 June
Place: Newcastle
Source: SG
Details: Government Orders. Statement of the Police and Orphan Institution Funds 31st March 1819. - 82/14s/- to be paid to Mr. R. Jenkins for Iron for the Macquarie Pier at Newcastle


 
Item: 71202
Surname: Macquarie Pier, (Newcastle Breakwater)
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1819 Oct - Dec
Place: Newcastle
Source: Convict Settlement
Details: Temple and Evans overseers at Macquarie Pier


 
Item: 56408
Surname: Newcastle breakwater
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1849 4 July
Place: Newcastle
Source: MM
Details: Select committee appointed to inquire into the state of the breakwater. Col Snodgrass, Mr. Hamilton, Mr. Wentworth, Mr. Dangar, Mr. Nichols and Mr. Dickson


 
Item: 57607
Surname: Newcastle Breakwater
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1849 25 August
Place: Newcastle
Source: MM
Details: -


 
Item: 57657
Surname: Newcastle Breakwater
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1849 29 August
Place: Newcastle
Source: MM
Details: -


 
Item: 80509
Surname: Newcastle Breakwater
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1833 28 October
Place: Newcastle
Source: Australian
Details: Convict gangs preparing road to convey necessary materials for work on the breakwater


 
Item: 80538
Surname: Newcastle Breakwater
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1834 12 December
Place: Newcastle
Source: Australian
Details: Tenders called for material for the construction of breakwater. 1800 feet of hardwood boards needed


 
Item: 80545
Surname: Newcastle Breakwater
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1835 25 July
Place: Newcastle
Source: SG
Details: Surveyor Nicholson to superintend the progress of the breakwater


 
Item: 82139
Surname: Newcastle Breakwater
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1836 1 March
Place: Newcastle
Source: SG
Details: Inspected by Chief Engineer Captain Barney and declared to be a decided failure


 
Item: 82193
Surname: Newcastle Breakwater
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1837 24 February
Place: Newcastle
Source: Australian
Details: 40 labourers forwarded from Sydney to Newcastle to work on the breakwater


 
Item: 82210
Surname: Newcastle Breakwater
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1837 8 August
Place: Newcastle
Source: Australian
Details: Two prisoners at work at the breakwater badly injured in an explosion


 
Item: 82235
Surname: Newcastle Breakwater
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1839 20 March
Place: Newcastle
Source: SH
Details: Gang of men employed on Nobbys Island to commence the breakwater at that end


 
Item: 83861
Surname: Newcastle Breakwater
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1851 7 June
Place: Newcastle
Source: MM
Details: Extensive breach made in the Breakwater during a violent gale. 20 chains length completely washed away. The rails of the tram road torn up and cast into the harbour.


 
Item: 88196
Surname: Newcastle Breakwater
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1840 29 August
Place: Newcastle
Source: CJ
Details: Estimates for 18 41 - 600 towards completing the breakwater


 
Item: 88205
Surname: Newcastle Breakwater
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1841 25 February
Place: Newcastle
Source: Australian
Details: Six or seven convicts killed in an accident at the breakwater


 
Item: 88215
Surname: Newcastle Breakwater
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1841 18 December
Place: Newcastle
Source: HRG
Details: Convicts previously employed building the military barracks sent to the breakwater ballast wharf leaving 40 to complete the parade ground


 
Item: 88428
Surname: Newcastle Breakwater
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1841 12 June
Place: Newcastle
Source: FP
Details: 26 years in the making. 54 feet of the breakwater washed into the harbour in high seas



1  2  3  Next  >>