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# Surname First Name Ship Date Place Source
6233 Fisher Robert - 1843 Newcastle Pictorial history of Newcastle
Campaigned to make Newcastle a free port

12295 Fisher Robert - 1844 20 July Newcastle MM
Partner with A. Donaldson at Stockton Factory. Assaulted by James Satchwell

26106 Fisher Robert - 1846 23 December - MM
Committee member for Newcastle and Stockton Regatta

55632 Fisher Robert - 1849 2 June Newcastle MM
Wearing apparel belonging to Fisher of Stockton stolen from Stores in Newcastle

56524 Fisher Robert - 1849 11 July Newcastle MM
Hugh McGuire sentenced to work in irons 18mths for stealing goods belonging to Fisher

75986 Fisher Robert - 1850 17 July Newcastle MM
Elected councillor

76781 Fisher Robert - 1850 7 September Stockton MM
John Brenan and James Milton two young boys employed in Fishers factory found not guilty of wilfully injuring machinery

79264 Fisher Robert - 1850 9 October Stockton MM
James Bowe sentenced to 14 days solitary confinement in Maitland gaol for stealing blacking belonging to Fisher

84234 Fisher Robert - 1851 5 July Stockton MM
Tweed Cloth Manufactory almost completely destroyed by fire. The flames of the furnaces of the 'willy house' ignited some of the adjoining wood work and spread to the washing house and carding room. Due to the exertions of Captain Hyde of the 'Oriental' Fisher's residence was saved

86368 Fisher Robert - 1851 18 October - MM
Robert Fisher of the Stockton Tweed factory arrived at the gold fields with seven dray loads of materials. Preparing to open a large store and carry on mining operations

94961 Fisher Robert - 1852 2 October Newcastle MM
Signed address to Edward Flood, representative of the NE Boroughs in the Legislative Council, showing support as he had sustained serious losses in the recent disastrous floods on the Murrumbidgee

101863 Fisher Robert - 1853 18 June Newcastle MM
Steward at Newcastle Races 19th - 21st July 1853

135266 Fisher Robert - 1854 4 February Newcastle MM
Signed address to Dr. Bowker on the occasion of Bowker's return to England