Indexes


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).

Instructions

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, Location

Use the Scrollbar on the right to scroll down to see your results.

Last updated: 26 Apr 2022


Post Office Directory & Residents

The Post Office Directories is a list of various locations around Rockhampton and District.

Date range covers from 1868-1893.


Rockhampton Residents

A list of Rockhampton Residents

1868 & 1889 is available by contacting the research officer for a small fee.

Shipping

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

Cemeteries

Some district cemeteries that are worth researching are:

  • Copperfield

  • Stanwell

  • Westwood

  • Yaamba

  • Millman

Mt Morgan Burials

Mount Morgan Cemetery - Application for Graves

1933 - 1966 (+ some other years so ask)

Lookups $5



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)


  • Cemetery Listings

  • 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.

Horse and Cattle Brands

(Qld Govt Open Data Website)