Crown Lands Commissioners In Moreton Bay (1842-1859)
Dr Margaret Shield, Visiting Fellow 2017/2018

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NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES

Argus, Melbourne 10 April 1888, p. 8, ‘Death of Mr. Christopher Rolleston CMG’.

Australian Town and Country Journa,l 7 June 1879, p. 17. ‘Christopher Rolleston C.M.G’.

Australian Town and Country Journal, 20 November 1875, p. 13. ‘Sir Maurice Charles O’Connell’.

Australian Town and Country Journal, 29 March 1879, p. 17. ‘Sir Maurice Charles O’Connell’.

Australasian Sketcher with Pen and Pencil, 19 February 1876, p. 183. ‘Sir Maurice Charles O’Connell’.

Brisbane Courier, Brisbane, 22 May 1869, p. 5. ‘Death of Dr Simpson’.

Central Queensland Herald, Rockhampton, 14 July 1949, p. 3. ‘Early Settlers: The Leith-Hays and Rannes Station’.

Freeman’s Journal, Sydney, 13 November 1851, p. 10. ‘Department of the Chief Commissioner of Crown Lands’.

Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser, 6 January 1863, p. 3. ‘Real Property Act’.

Maryborough Chronicle, Wide Bay and Burnett Advertiser, 10 March 1903, p. 2.

Moreton Bay Courier, Brisbane, 1 August 1857, p. 4.

Moreton Bay Courier, Brisbane, 14 February 1861, p. 2.

New South Wales Government Gazette, Sydney, 11 September 1833, no. 80, p. 356, ‘An Act for protecting the Crown Lands of this Colony from Encroachment, Intrusion, and Trespass’.

New South Wales Government Gazette, Sydney, 6 April, 1839, no. 405, p. 393, ‘Anno secondo Victoria Regina No. 27’.

New South Wales Government Gazette, Sydney, 5 April, 1842, no. 27, p.509, ‘His Excellency the Governor has been pleased to appoint Stephen Simpson Esquire to be a Commissioner of Crown Lands’.

New South Wales Government Gazette, Sydney, 3 January, 1843, no. 1, p. 2.

New South Wales Government Gazette, Sydney, 19 May 1843, no. 42, p. 676.

New South Wales Government Gazette, Sydney, 12 November 1847, no. 98, p. 1239.

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New South Wales Government Gazette, Sydney, 10 January 1854, issue no. 3, p. 51.

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New South Wales Government Gazette, Sydney, 5 January 1855, issue no. 2, p. 15.

Pittsworth Sentinel, 20 October 1953, p.1, ‘Romance of Downs Place Names’.

Queenslander, Brisbane, 23 August 1919, p. 41. ‘Bidwell’s Grave’.

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Statistical Register of Queensland, 1861, ‘Index of Officers to Civil Establishment, Lands, Pastoral’, Section 7, p. 11.

Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 7 November 1851, p. 2. ‘Department of the Chief Commissioner of Crown Lands’.

Telegraph, Brisbane, 28 May 1890, p. 4. ‘Death of Mr. A. E. Halloran’.

Truth, Brisbane, 28 May 1911, p. 10. ‘Chronicles of Queensland’.

 

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