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# Surname First Name Ship Date Place Source
             
17505 Lawson Lieutenant William - 1808 December Newcastle SG
 
Appointed Commandant



31913 Lawson Lieutenant William - 1808 25 December Newcastle Historical Records of NSW
 
Of N.S.W. Corp. To hold himself in readiness to embark for Newcastle to take command of the settlement in the room of Ensign Villiers who is to return to Headquarters



64597 Lawson Lieutenant William - 1830 26 November Castlreagh SG
 
Daughter Hannah married Henry Bayly of Bayly Park at Castlereagh



75280 Lawson Lieutenant William - 1850 22 June Veteran Hall, Prospect MM
 
Death of William Lawson on 16th June aged 79. (Commandant at Newcastle 1809)



77281 Lawson Lieutenant William - 1806 14 December - SG
 
Proceeding to Newcastle with Lieutenant John Putland on public service



77282 Lawson Lieutenant William - 1806 28 December - SG
 
Commanding Newcastle settlement in the absence of Charles Throsby. Returning to Sydney on the 'Lady Nelson' with Lieut. Putland



77298 Lawson Lieutenant William - 1810 18 March - HR NSW, Vol. VII, Bligh & Macquarie 1809 - 1811., pp. 316, 317, 318, 319.
 
In July 1809 when Commandant at Newcastle threatened to flog Sir Henry Browne Hayes and put him to work in the shell boat



77324 Lawson Lieutenant William - 1809 22 January Newcastle SG
 
Appointed to the Command at the settlement at Newcastle. To proceed there immediately



77326 Lawson Lieutenant William - 1809 22 January - SG
 
Accompanied to Newcastle on the 'Estramina' by Charles Throsby



77329 Lawson Lieutenant William - 1809 5 February - SG
 
Walked 30 miles to Newcastle after the Estramina was driven past Newcastle to Port Stephens in strong winds.



77344 Lawson Lieutenant William - 1809 26 November Newcastle SG
 
Arrived in Sydney from Newcastle on the 'Lady Nelson' intending to return shortly. Lieutenant Wright of the 73rd regt. Commandant in Lawson's absence



77350 Lawson Lieutenant William - 1809 10 December Newcastle SG
 
Returned to duties at Newcastle the previous Thursday



77361 Lawson Lieutenant William - 1810 10 February - CSL 6002 4/3490B
 
Informed that Lieutenant John Purcell of the 73rd regt. Was to take command at Newcastle. Lawson was to return to head quarters on the Sally



169406 Lawson Lieutenant William Royal Admiral 1800 - - Colonial Secretary's Index
 
Arrived as Ensign with New South Wales Corps per "Royal Admiral", 1800. In 1806 and 1809 he was Commandant at Newcastle and 1819-24 Commandant at Bathurst; in 1813 he joined Blaxland and Wentworth in the first successful crossing of the Blue Mountains and while at Bathurst undertook journeys of exploration which helped open up the Mudgee district. He had properties at Prospect, Bathurst, Mudgee and Springwood, was a magistrate and, later, a Member of the Legislative Council.




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