Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) Establishment of Public Pounds May 1830

BY His Excellency Colonel GEORGE ARTHUR, Lieutenant Governor of the Island of Van Diemen’s Land and its Dependencies.

WHEREAS by the Act or Ordinance intitled “An Act to regulate the Impouding of Animals for Trespass, and for other purposes relating thereto,” it is enacted, that it shall be lawful for the Lieutenant Governor to erect and establish Public Pounds for the impounding of animals therein for trespass, and instead of such Pounds or any of them to substitute others and appoint Keepers of all such Pounds, and any of such Pound Keepers to displace as to him may seem meet.

Now therefore, I do by this my Proclamation, direct and proclaim, that the several Pounds or places commonly used as Pounds, at present erected, or being at the places hereinafter respectively mentioned, shall severally be Public Pounds for the impounding therein of animals for trespass, and the same are hereby by me erected and established as Public Pounds accordingly, and the persons respectively hereinafter mentioned as Keepers of those Pounds, shall severally be and they are hereby appointed Keepers of such Pounds respectively, – that is to say,

Pound-keeper – The Pound erected or being at – Within the Police District

William Athorn – Hobart Town (Black-horse stable yard in Liverpool-street) – Hobart Town Police District 

Peter Ayton – New Town (opposite Rose Inn) – Hobart Town Police District 

Daniel Anderson – Sandy Bay – Hobart Town Police District 

John Foley – Brown’s River – Hobart Town Police District 

William John Speed – Richmond – Richmond Police District 

Alexander Laing – Sorell Town – Richmond Police District 

Samuel Thorne – Lower Settlement Pittwater – Richmond Police District 

Hugh M’Guinness, Junior [McGuinness] – Carlton – Richmond Police District 

Henry William Mortimer – Ebenezer Farm, York District – Richmond Police District 

Henry Morrisby – Muddy Plains – Richmond Police District 

Daniel Stanfield – Clarence Plains – Richmond Police District 

James Ferguson – Kangaroo Point – Richmond Police District 

William Rumney – Acton Vale – Richmond Police District 

Alfred Thrupp – Tea-tree Brush – Richmond Police District 

John Perriman – Black brush – Richmond Police District 

George Armytage – Bagdad – Richmond Police District 

George Wray – Jerusalem – Richmond Police District 

William Wilson – Jerusalem – Richmond Police District 

William Rennie – New Norfolk (town) – New Norfolk Police District 

Walter Macqueen – New Norfolk (black river) – New Norfolk Police District 

George Brookes – New Norfolk (at Slateford) – New Norfolk Police District 

John Henry Cawthorne – Macquarie District – New Norfolk Police District 

John Marshall – Macquarie District – New Norfolk Police District 

George Scott – Glen Quoin, Hollow-tree – New Norfolk Police District 

James Clark – Dunrobin, Jone’s river – New Norfolk Police District 

Duncan Ballantine – Russell’s Falls – New Norfolk Police District 

John Geiss – Glenarchy – New Norfolk Police District 

Adam Thomson – Bothwell – Bothwell Police District 

William Roadknight – Hamilton – Bothwell Police District 

Hugh Clark – Glen Dhu, River Ouse – Bothwell Police District 

Humphrey Howells – Shannon – Bothwell Police District 

Andrew Smith – Mead’s Bottom – Bothwell Police District 

William Adams Brodribb, jr. – Black Marsh – Bothwell Police District 

Thomas Salmon, jr. – Oatlands – Oatlands Police District 

John Watts – Bath Mill – Oatlands Police District 

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George Ashton – Green Ponds (Dysart parish) – Oatlands Police District 

Francis Flexmore, jr. – Green Ponds (Hungtingdon parish) – Oatlands Police District 

Michael Jones – Sidelong-hill – Oatlands Police District 

Thomas Presnell – Sorell Springs – Oatlands Police District 

James Gooding – Hartington Parish – Oatlands Police District 

James Maclanachan – Ballochyle, near Tunbridge township – Oatlands Police District 

John Dickenson – Gibb’s Parish – Oatlands Police District

Simon Grove Sampson – Campbell town – Campbell-town Police District

George Eagle – Macquarie river, near Ross bridge – Campbell-town Police District

Claudius Thompson – Macquarie River, west bank – Campbell-town Police District

Andrew Gatenby – Barton, River Isis – Campbell-town Police District

George Stewart – Stewarton, Macquarie River – Campbell-town Police District

James Gray – Gray Fort, St. Paul’s Plains – Campbell-town Police District

John Wallace – St. Paul’s Plains – Campbell-town Police District

James A. Youl – Symmon’s Plains – Campbell-town Police District

John White – Benlomond – Campbell-town Police District

James Hortle – Border of Longford township – Norfolk Plains Police District

Thomas Bramsgrove – Formosa – Norfolk Plains Police District

Richard Lawson – Liffey Rivulet (east bank) – Norfolk Plains Police District

William Bonneley – Liffey Rivulet (west bank) – Norfolk Plains Police District

Henry Bonney – Quamby’s Brook (op. westbury town) – Norfolk Plains Police District

William Saltmarsh – South Esk (near Gibson’s ford) – Norfolk Plains Police District

Edward Dryden – Perth – Norfolk Plains Police District

James George Parker – Lake River – Norfolk Plains Police District

Henry George Ball – Meander River – Norfolk Plains Police District

Adam Amos – Glen Gala – Great Swan Port Police District

Alexander Reid – South Division – Great Swan Port Police District

Thomas Buxton – Little Swan Port – Great Swan Port Police District

George Pyle – Launceston (Windmill-hill) – Launceston Police District

John Cumming – Longmeadow – Launceston Police District

David Williams – Patterson’s Plains – Launceston Police District

Peter Lette – Curramore – Launceston Police District

Allen M’Donald – Morven District – Launceston Police District

George Lawson – River Tamar (right bank) – Launceston Police District

Anthony Cotterell – Gordon’s Plains – Launceston Police District

Given under my hand and Seal at Arms, at the Government-house, Hobart Town, this twentieth day of May, one thousand eight hundred and thirty. 

GEORGE ARTHUR
By His Excellency’s Command,
J. BURNETT,
GOD SAVE THE KING!

Source: The Hobart Town Gazette, Saturday 22 May 1830, Volume XV., Number 730.

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