Queensland Almanac and Gazetteer 1911 (Sapsford)

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (354 pages)
Author: Sapsford
Year: (1911) 2010
ISBN: 9781742229386
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

This 1911 almanac and gazetteer is full of information for the family historian, social historian and general researcher of Queensland in this era.

The Almanac contains information on everything – events scheduled throughout the year, a calendar, time azimuth tables, coast lights, tide signals, sailing directions, port harbour dues, wharfage, mining progress, agriculture, gardening calendar, cookery, stations, holdings and runs, local governing bodies, industries, fisheries, medical hints, stamp duties, postal information and much more.

The Gazetteer includes a list of post towns and how to get there, telegraph stations, money order offices, and railway stations, also the days of departures of mail to and from Brisbane, together with a legal section covering the Supreme Court; Courts of Petty Sessions; Insolvency, Intestacy and Insanity; Registration of Friendly Society and the Titles and Stamp Office.

It also gives details of the following groups as well as names and contacts for them:

  • Stations, holdings and runs in settled and unsettled districts carrying either 100 horses, 500 cattle or 5,000 sheep and over – name of the station, nearest post town, and name of the lessee or occupant
  • Local governing bodies for the cities, towns and shires
  • Colonists who hold honours – Privy Councillors, Knights etc.
  • Governor, Executive Council, and members of the Legislative Council and Assembly
  • Government departments
  • Military and naval forces
  • Medical – Medical Board, Pharmacy Board, College of Pharmacy, Dental Board, Insanity, Reception Houses for the Insane, Lock Hospitals, and Medical Officers
  • Hospitals – including Brisbane Hospital, the Diamantina Hospital, Lady Lamington Hospital, the Hospital for Sick Children, Charters Towers District Hospital, Rockhampton Hospital, Rockhampton's Children's Hospital and the Queensland Ambulance Transport Brigade Hospital
  • Sporting clubs – including Race Clubs, Amateur Athletics, Football, Cricket, Rowing, Swimming, Bowls, Tennis, Lacrosse, Golf, Polo, Rifle, Cycling, Kennel Club, and Chess Association
  • Friendly Societies such as the Ancient Order of Forresters, United Ancient Order of Druids, Independent Order of Oddfellows, Hibernian Australasian Catholic Benefit Society, Independent Order of Rechabites, Australian Natives Association
  • Temperance societies – the Queensland Temperance Alliance, Brisbane Total Abstinence Society, Women’s Christian Temperance Union and the Independent Order of Good Templars
  • Masonic lodges


Stations, Holdings, and Runs.
[The following is a List of Stations, Holdings and Runs in the settled and unsettled Districts in Queensland carrying in either case 100 horses, 500 cattle, or 5,000 sheep and over.]
Abbieglassie and Lussvale, Bollon, Loughman Bros.
Abbotsford, Mitchell, C. Collins.
Abbotsford, Thargomindah, Rocklands Station Prop.
Aberdeen, Bowen, H. Fische.
Aberfoyle, Muttaburra, Eli Carter.
Abergowrie, Cardwell, Atkinson Bros.
Abernethy, Gayndah, C. C. Inman.

This CD contains high quality scanned images of the original book, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text


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