CQFHA Master Name Index Search
This is the Master Name Index of all our publications and scrapbooks, (including interesting articles from (mostly) Central Queensland newspapers, but also from many other sources).
Enter a SURNAME into the search box, (not case sensitive). Press Enter.
If you get lots of results, use the "search" in your browser to search the page (usually by Ctrl+F).
To order a copy of one of these articles please choose "Online Store" from the menu on the left, then under Format put "Master Index Scan".
The cost is $5 per item - provide the full line reference, ie ID, Surname, Given Name, Source
Use the Scrollbar on the right to scroll down to see your results.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2023
Post Office Directory & Residents
The Post Office Directories is a list of various locations around Rockhampton and District.
Date range covers from 1868-1893.
A list of Rockhampton Residents
1868 & 1889 is available by contacting the research officer for a small fee.
Rockhampton was proclaimed a Town and Port of Entry in 1858. Some notable vessels were:
1860 - the first steamer - SS Tamar
1864 - the first overseas vessel - the barque Woodbine
1865 - SS Lady Young
1872 - SS Light Brigade taking wool to London
1878 - SS Scottish Bard
1879 - immigrants were brought up river from Keppel Bay on the Lady Bowen
Publicans of Rockhampton
A list of Publicans Licences in 1864 is available.
Source: Queensland Government Gazettes
Some district cemeteries that are worth researching are:
Mt Morgan Burials
Mount Morgan Cemetery - Application for Graves
1933 - 1966 (+ some other years so ask)
Check the burial details here (RRC Site)
Then provide us with the Full Name and Date of Burial.
Above you can see the sort of detail given on the form.
Rockhampton Regional Council
Online Cemetery Records
You will find a comprehensive list of cemeteries in the Rockhampton region online here. (RRC Site)
Bajool Burial Index
Gracemere Cemetery Burial Index
Memorial Gardens Burial Index
Mount Morgan Cemetery Burial Index
North Rockhampton Cemetery Burial Index
South Rockhampton Cemetery Burial Index
Horse & Cattle Brands in Qld 1872-2015
Brands and earmarks are used to prove ownershp of livestock.
(Qld Govt Open Data Website)