Find your ancestors in Queensland Government Gazette 1902

The Government Gazettes are a unique, useful and extremely fascinating resource for local, family and social historians and researchers in other fields throughout Australia. They were published by the government as a means of communication to officials and the general public and therefore contain information that is of great use in establishing an image of Australia and its people in the past.

The 1902 Queensland Government Gazette has information regarding:

Appointments, promotions and resignations for
Civil and Public Service
Trustees of cemetery reserves, recreation reserves, racecourse reserves, hospital reserves, Grammar schools &c.
Commissioners for taking affidavits and Justices of the Peace
Members of Boards and Committees
Dissolution of business partnerships
Errors in deeds
Government Acts and Proclamations
Intestacy returns and notices
Insolvency notices
List of rents of special leases; rents on temporarily closed roads
Licences – including auctioneers, wholesale spirit dealers, licensed victuallers, wine sellers, billiard licenses, fishing and tobacco licenses
Lists of unclaimed letters
Patents and inventions
Probate notices
Professional lists including medical practitioners, chemists and druggists, ministers of religion, surveyors
Queensland Defence Force appointments / results of examinations
Transmissions of real estate by death
Trademark registrations
Other – including road closures, unclaimed property and tender notices
GEORGE VINCENT WHITE, M.B.B.S., of Thursday Island, Torres Straits, North Queensland, and FRANK SUMMERS, of “Wai Weer,” Ernest street, North Sydney, New South Wales, diver. “A Trunk or Body Protector or Jacket for use by Divers.” Dated 6th July, 1901. (Drawings, 7s. 6d.; specification, 5s. 6d.)