NSW List of Absconded Prisoners – Dated 30 November 1816
PRINCIPAL SUPERINTENDANT’S OFFICE
Sydney, November 30, 1816.
THE under-mentioned Prisoners having absented themselves from their respective Employments, and some of them at large with false Certificates, all Constables and others are hereby required to use their utmost Exertions in apprehending and lodging them in safe Custody.
From Newcastle, with the Whale Boat
John Johnson, alias Beasmore
From the Lady Nilson
John Murray, Fanny, from M. M’Cabe, Concord
James Dowd, Guildford, 2d, from Mr. Gore
Jacintho Barreu, per Somersetshire, from Mr. Johnson, Portland Head
Patrick Hamilton, Guildford, 2d, from Newcastle
Thomas Hyland, Archduke Charles, from Windsor
John Fisher, per Baring, from the Cow Pasture
W. Harding, waterman
Joseph Stanley, whitesmith
Patrick Fitzsimmonds, bricklayer
R. Howard, mariner
John Uran, sawyer
Servants and labourers
A. Tiflin, alias Greenlow
Manuel de Sylva
Any Person or Persons harbouring, concealing, or maintaining any of the said Absentees, will be prosecuted for the Offence.
Source: Deputy Commissary General’s Office Sydney, 11th Oct. 1816 (1816, November 30). The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 – 1842), p. 2.