Saturday, 2 January 2016

George Guest - Notes from Trove 1830-1841

CAUTION.
THE Public and particularly Mr. Crombie, and Mr. M'Rae are hereby cautioned not to trespass on my Farm, in the District of Forbes, bounded by the Farms of Mr George Guest and Mr. Samuel Young, and granted to me by Governor  Macquarie in the Year 1821, by cutting timber, quarrying stone, depasturing cattle or otherwise as I am in future resolved to prosecute all offenders . T KANE
Pensioner of the 46th regt.
The Hobart Town Courier 18 September 1830
The Hobart Town Courier 25 September 1830

This Gazette contains also a list of convicts which have been assigned to settlers, viz. on the 3d inst, to James Hume, Edward Franks 2, John Dean, James Gordon, Anthony Geiss, George Guest...  
The Hobart Town Courier 21 September 1832
Launceston Advertiser 27 September 1832


CAMPBELL STREET.
We have been requested to give publicity for the information of the parties concerned to the following letter and liberal list of subscriptions:-    
Colonial Secretary's Office,
24th Sept. 1833.
Sir.- In reply to your letter of the 22d inst. enclosing a list of the subscribers towards the completion of Campbell street, I beg to inform you that the Collector of Internal Revenue has been instructed to receive the amount and sign and return to you the receipt; and the Inspector of Roads has been directed to commence the work forthwith, and complete it   as soon as possible.
I remain, Sir, your very obedient Servant,
J. BURNETT.

To JOHN BISDEE, esq.
RECEIVED from Mr. John Bisdee and others, proprietors of houses and allotments in Campbell street, the sums opposite their respective names, as a subscription towards the completion of that street, so as to reach uninterruptedly some eligible junction with the present
main road to New town.
JOSEPH HENRY MOORE
Collector.  

John Bisdee 10l. - James Wood 10l. - James Scott 7l. - William Wilson 51. - John Burgess 5l. - George Guest 5l....
The Hobart Town Courier 28 September 1832

Hobart Town Police Report
Tuesday October 14
Mr. Bernard Galley was charged by the Inspector, Mr. Foote, with not having his weights properly adjusted, and fined 5s.
Messrs. Beazeley and George Guest were also fined for a similar offence.


Colonial Times 21 October 1834 [which George Guest - senior or junior]

The following claims for grants are to be forwarded for the approval of the Commissioners of the Caveat Board on the 11th Jan. 1835. Persons therefore who have counter claims must enter them before that period, or they will be too late -
Forbes district-William J. Anson, 500. Edward Abbott, 2000, Lake Mornington,.50, James Hooper, 100, J. H. Alcock, 100, Hezekiah Harrison, George Guest, 300....
The Hobart Town Courier 2 January 1835

LOST, on Monday evening the 23d - instant, a Dark-bay Pony, about 14 hands- high, with -a saddle, bridle and martingale, having thrown, his rider at O'Briens Bridge, and thence, bolted. — Any person bringing him, the saddle, bridle etc or information ; where the property may. be found, will receive a reward of £2, on application to Mr. George Guest, Market-place, Hobart Town; or to W.. Guest, Jericho. Jericho, Feb, 24, 1835
The True Colonist Van Diemen's Land Political Despatch and Agricultural and Commercial Advertiser 26 February 1835
 The True Colonist Van Diemen's Land Political Despatch and Agricultural and Commercial Advertiser 27 February 1835
The True Colonist Van Diemen's Land Political Despatch and Agricultural and Commercial Advertiser 28 February 1835
The True Colonist Van Diemen's Land Political Despatch and Agricultural and Commercial Advertiser 2 March 1835 
The True Colonist Van Diemen's Land Political Despatch and Agricultural and Commercial Advertiser 3 March 1835 

I Hereby caution the public not to purchase on any account my grants of land, situate at Grasstree hill, township of Bridgewater, adjoining the grants of George Guest and Samuel Young. Also an allotment in upper Bathurst street, Hobart town - the above named grants being my sole property.
THOMS. KANE
Pensioner 46th Regt,
The Hobart Town Courier 3 April 1835


SURVEY OFFICE. June 11.
NOTICE is hereby given, that the Crown Lands hereinafter described, will be disposable by sale, under the regulations of the 10th February 1832, at the expiration of three mouths from this date. Parties desirous of purchasing any of these lots, will apply by the regulated printed form, in order that such may be offered for sale, on a day to be hereafter appointed. ...


Lot 252 - 650 acres, more or less
Somerton parish-Bounded on the northeast by a location to Chubb Tolman and by part of lot 104 purchased of the crown by George Stokell, being a continuation of the southwest boundary of J. C Tolman's location, from the south angle thereof, -on the southeast by a perpendicular line from the aforesaid lot 104 to the northeast angle of a location to George Guest, sen., thence on, the south by the north boundary of that location to its northwest angle, on the east boundary of the original, grant to E. Hodgson, thence on the west by the last mentioned grant to its northeast angle, and south eastern angle of an additional grant to the said Hodgson and by the east boundary of the last mentioned grant to the north eastern angle thereof, and south angle of lot 23, purchased of the crown by the said Hodgson, and thence on the northwest by the lot last mentioned to the angle of J. C. Tolman's location.
The Hobart Town Courier 19 June 1835

SURVEY OFFICE, December 25, 1835.— Notice is hereby given, that the undermentioned claims for Grants will be forwarded for approval or investigation to the Commissioners appointed to examine into applications for titles to Land on the 25th day of January, 1936, before which day any caveat, which must be in writing, will be received in this office : — George F. Head, 427 acres, Hobart parish, (originally granted to Leonard Fosbrook. Edward Miller, and Wm. Blyth) ; George Mercer, 640 acres, Pomerton parish, (originally granted to George Guest); George Mercer, 600 acres, Somerton parish (originally granted to Ed. Hodgson); George Mercer, 950acrcs, Somerton parish , (originally granted to James Walton) ; Georgc Mercer, 1097 acres, (originally granted to Edmund Hodgson); ...
Launceston Advertiser 31 December 1835
The Hobart Town Courier 1 January1836

Seed Peas
FOR SALE, a small quantity of good Blue Peas, warranted to grow, at No. 7 Old Market Place, next door to the Seven Stars, at a low price-FOR CASH.  Aug. 31, 1837
Colonial Times 5 September 1837


Notice is hereby given, that the following claims for grants, will be ready for examination by the Commissioners appointed for that purpose, upon, or immediately after the 15th day of November next, before which day, any caveat or counter claim, must he entered:
Joseph Costello, 16p. Hobart town.
Thomas Yardley Lowes, 16p. Hobart town. George Guest, 19p. Hobart town. ...
 The Hobart Town Courier 15 September 1837


The following persons applied for, and received permission to transfer their licenses
William Jones to John Wilmot, Bull's Head Goulburn street; George Guest to Isaac Lear, Seven Stars, Campbell street; Samuel Smith to William Dove, Scotch Thistle, Liverpool street; Patrick Gormley to John Cavanagh, Saint Patrick, Goulburn street. 
The Hobart Town Courier 10 Novenber 1837


Town Allotment.
BY MR. T Y. LOWES
On Monday the 14th day of May next, at 11 o'clock
in the forenoon, by order of the Mortgagee and  without any reserve
ALL that Allotment, Piece or Parcel of Land, or Ground, situate, lying, and being in Liverpool-street Hobart Town, containing a frontage in Liverpool-street of 34 feet, and having a width at the back thereof of 32 feet 1 inch, measuring in depth 100 feet; and bounded on one side by the premises; formerly, of Samuel Gunn, but now or late of William Bradshaw; on the other side, and also on the back theroof, by premises now or late belonging to George Guest-together with the Messuage or DwelIing-house thereon erected, and built.
For further particulars,- apply to John Dobson, Esq., solicitor, Macquarie -street, Hobart Town.
Colonial Times 1 May 1838
The Hobart Town Courier 4 May 1838
Colonial Times 8 May 1838
The Hobart Town Courier 11 May 1838
The True Colonist Van Diemen's Land Political Despatch and Agricultural and Commercial Advertiser 11 May 1838


MR. T. Y. LOWES
WILL SELL BY AUCTION,
At his Mart, in Elizabeth street, Hobart-Town, on Monday, the 22d day of July instant, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon, by order of the Mortgagee, and without any reserve,
ALL that allotment, piece, or parcel of land or ground, described in the Mortgage Deed as situate, lying, and being in Liverpool-street, Hobart Town, containing a frontage in Liverpool-street of thirty-four feet, and having a width at the back of thirty-two feet one inch, and measuring in depth one hundred feet, and bounded on one side by premises formerly of Samuel Gunn, but then of or occupied by William Bradshaw; on the other side by premises of George Guest, then in the occupation of Anne Meyers; and on the back by other premises of the said George Guest, then occupied by Joseph Tice Gellibrand, Esq.; together with the dwelling-house thereon erected.
For further particulars, apply to John Dobson, Esq., Solicitor, Macquarie-street, Hobart Town.
The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen's Land Gazette 5 July 1839
The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen's Land Gazette 12 July 1839
The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen's Land Gazette 19 July 1839


Publicans' Licenses, Hobart.
AT a Quarterly Meeting of Justices, held at Hobart Town on the 3rd instant, the following Transfers of Licenses to retail Wines and Spirits were allowed: - From George Gude to John Bell, " The Brunswick Wine Vaults," Liverpool-street; from Maria Innes to   James Costello, " The Brown Bear," Harrington- street; from Edward Moore to Jonathan Ford, "The House in the Trees," Glenarchy; from Isaac Lear to   George Guest, "The Seven Stars," Campbell-street;  ... [The inn was now back in the family - George Guest junior this time?]
The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen's Land Gazette 7 August 1840

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