Friday, 1 January 2016

George Guest - references

Colonial Secretary Index 1788-1825 State Records of New South Wales

GUEST, George. Per "Alexander", 1788; settler of Norfolk Island, then Van Diemen's Land
1796 Dec 30; 1806 Jan 1 On list of all grants & leases of land registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3267, 9/2731 pp.78-9; Fiche 3268, 9/2731 pp.162-3)
1798 Nov 23-1805 Sep 21 Re purchase & sale of land at Norfolk Island by Guest (Fiche 3267; 9/2731 pp.75, 77, 119)
1805 Aug 18 Re appropriations of his stock (Reel 6040; ML Safe 1/51 pp.37-8)
1806 Aug 12 Surrendered land at Norfolk Island in consideration of receiving a grant of 266 acres of land as near to Hobart as possible (Fiche 3267; 9/2731 p.67)
1809 Feb 18 Going from Port Dalrymple to the Derwent (Reel 6001; SZ 757 p.47a)
n.d. In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land [1810] (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.34)
1814 Apr 4 Claimed 74 acres in Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6044; 4/1729 pp.367-8, 365)
1816-23 On list of persons owing quit rents in Van Diemen's Land; for land in the Districts of Argyle and Forbes (Fiche 3270; X19 p.10)
1818 May 21 To Sorell re compensation to be paid to Guest for loss of land in Hobart and claims on Norfolk Island (Reel 6006; 4/3498 pp.228-9)
1818 May 23,25 To be conveyed to Hobart per "Minerva" (Reel 6006; 4/3498 pp.231, 234-5)
1818 Dec 23 Re application for compensation from Government of Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.229)
1822 Mar 15 Re land (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.32)

Index to Colonial Secretary Papers 

Tasmanian Names Index on LINC has an image of the register where the death of George Guest is recorded.
Deaths in the District of Hobart 1841
634 23 March 1841 George Guest Male Seventy-five years Decay of Nature (cause of death)

Census form for George Guest junior 1841 and 1842 - Seven Stars described as a timber building

31 March 1818 George Guest Passenger aboard the Greyhound bound to Port Jackson

When in Hobart spent a short time at the State Library investigating card indexes. Unfortunately I did not have time to view the microfilm.
Guest, George Grant 24 acres Hobart 1 January 1806 [King Register 2415/1039 LSD 1/30 p68]
Guest George occupying land in Risdon 1827 [LSD 1/7/5]
Guest, George see Stephen A Mention the acres of land owned by him at Macquarie Point prior to 1825 [LSD 1/2 p352]
Guest, George Farm Risdon Creek October 1810 [LSD 1/74 p455]
Guess Re his land at Risdon Bay 1830 [LSD 1/7 p171-9]
*LSD = Lands and Surveys Department - Correspondence from 1822

Early Tasmania by James Backhouse Walker [papers read before the Royal Society of Tasmania during the years 1888 and 1899 (1902) available on Project Gutenberg

The History of Tasmania vol 1 by John West (1852) available on Project Gutenberg

Narrative of a Voyage to the South Seas ... to which is added a further narrative of near eight years residence in Van Diemen's Land by Charles Medyett Goodridge 1832
From page 103 the author provides a statistical view of Van Diemen's Land ... formimg a complete emigrants guide. The book can be read online.

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