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Series number: 1153 
Title: Indents: "Barwell", "Britannia", "Hillsborough" 
Start date: 1797 
End date: 1799 
Contents start date: 1797 
Contents end date: 1799 

Descriptive note:

This is a collection of the original signed, witnessed and stamped indentures, and the assignments from the ship's masters to the governor, for the Hillsborough 1799, including an indenture for the Barwell 1798 and assignments to the governor from the masters of that ship, and the Britannia III 1798. Other papers for these ships are in NRS 1150 and NRS 1152, [4/4000].

(4/4001). 1 vol.

1. G.D. Richardson, The Archives of the Colonial Secretary's Department, New South Wales, 1788-1856. "The University of Sydney, Department of History. Thesis for the Degree of Master of Arts, February 1951".

This description, as amended, is extracted from Concise Guide to the State Archives of New South Wales, 3rd Edition 2000.


Home location: This series is held at Western Sydney Records Centre. 
Format: Volumes 


Bridging aids: See also: Guide to New South Wales State Archives relating to Convicts and Convict Administration [Convict Guide] (Guide 4, 2006) available in State Records reading rooms and Community Access Points. 
Copies: Microfilm copy of [4/4001] State Records Reel 2719. 
Item control status: Item lists are not available electronically 

Creating agency:
1861 Secretary to the Governor  01 Jan 1797 ~ 31 Dec 1799 

Current agency responsible:
10 Premier's Office [II] (1988) / Premier's Department [II] (1988-2007) / Department of Premier and Cabinet (2007- )  

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85 Convict Administration  01 Jan 1797 ~ 31 Dec 1799 

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