Brisbane North Quay name index


© Copyright 1996-2019 Kerry Raymond and David Horton
Alphabetical index of given names, surnames and placenames
ADELAIDE Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

ADELAIDE Brisbane1840Planmartens_c-01-05

Brisbane 1840 Plan Martens
(top to bottom)
Windmill
Ann Street
Adelaide Street
(Queen?) Street
(Elizabeth) Street
Charlotte Street
Mary Street
Margaret Street
--
(right to left)
Edward Street
Albert Street
(George) Street
William Street
ferry? to
Stanley Quay

ALBERT Brisbane1840Planmartens_c-01-05

Brisbane 1840 Plan Martens
(top to bottom)
Windmill
Ann Street
Adelaide Street
(Queen?) Street
(Elizabeth) Street
Charlotte Street
Mary Street
Margaret Street
--
(right to left)
Edward Street
Albert Street
(George) Street
William Street
ferry? to
Stanley Quay

ALIGNMENT Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

ALIGNMENTS IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

ALONG Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

ANDREW 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

ANDREW Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

ANN Brisbane1840Planmartens_c-01-05

Brisbane 1840 Plan Martens
(top to bottom)
Windmill
Ann Street
Adelaide Street
(Queen?) Street
(Elizabeth) Street
Charlotte Street
Mary Street
Margaret Street
--
(right to left)
Edward Street
Albert Street
(George) Street
William Street
ferry? to
Stanley Quay

APPROX AnnotatedBrisbaneMap

Compare to Brisbane 1844 (1833) map
Approx location of General cemetery near Skew street at end of William Jolly bridge
Approx location of early graves near Herschel street.
Windmill and Commissariat Stores remain.

ARE IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

AUGUST IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

BASED IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

BOG Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

BOTTOM 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

BOTTOM Brisbane1840Planmartens_c-01-05

Brisbane 1840 Plan Martens
(top to bottom)
Windmill
Ann Street
Adelaide Street
(Queen?) Street
(Elizabeth) Street
Charlotte Street
Mary Street
Margaret Street
--
(right to left)
Edward Street
Albert Street
(George) Street
William Street
ferry? to
Stanley Quay

BOTTOM Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

BOUNDARIES IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

BRIDGE IMG_0066

William Jolly Bridge
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

BRISBANE 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

BRISBANE AnnotatedBrisbaneMap

Compare to Brisbane 1844 (1833) map
Approx location of General cemetery near Skew street at end of William Jolly bridge
Approx location of early graves near Herschel street.
Windmill and Commissariat Stores remain.

BRISBANE Brisbane1840Planmartens_c-01-05

Brisbane 1840 Plan Martens
(top to bottom)
Windmill
Ann Street
Adelaide Street
(Queen?) Street
(Elizabeth) Street
Charlotte Street
Mary Street
Margaret Street
--
(right to left)
Edward Street
Albert Street
(George) Street
William Street
ferry? to
Stanley Quay

BRISBANE Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

BRISBANE Brisbane1863-Hams

Brisbane 1863 - Ham's map of the city of Brisbane

BRISBANE Brisbane1865-Slaters

Brisbane 1865 - Slater's pocket map of the City of Brisbane.
Paddington "General Cemetery"
West End Cemetery.

BRISBANE Brisbane1878

Brisbane 1878

BRISBANE Brisbane-1881martens_c-01-08

Brisbane 1881 - Martens

BRISBANE Brisbane1886martens_c-01-07

Brisbane 1886 Martens

BRISBANE Brisbane1918

Brisbane 1918

BRISBANE Brisbane2000

Brisbane 2000

BRISBANE BrisbaneMap1844-martens_c-01-06

Brisbane 1844 Martens
Paddington cemetery on left (with creek to south)
West End/South Brisbane cemetery just in on lower left corner

BRISBANE brisbanetown_1842

Brisbane 1842 - Shows settlement at South Brisbane

BRISBANE IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

BRISBANE IMG_0464

From "Brisbane 1859-1959"
Brisbane City Council Library

BRISBANE IMG_0465

From "Brisbane 1859-1959"
Brisbane City Council Library
Notice cemetery top left.

BRISBANE oxleymap

Brisbane - John Oxley map

BURIAL IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

CENTRE 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

CENTRE Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

CHARLOTTE Brisbane1840Planmartens_c-01-05

Brisbane 1840 Plan Martens
(top to bottom)
Windmill
Ann Street
Adelaide Street
(Queen?) Street
(Elizabeth) Street
Charlotte Street
Mary Street
Margaret Street
--
(right to left)
Edward Street
Albert Street
(George) Street
William Street
ferry? to
Stanley Quay

CITY Brisbane1863-Hams

Brisbane 1863 - Ham's map of the city of Brisbane

CITY Brisbane1865-Slaters

Brisbane 1865 - Slater's pocket map of the City of Brisbane.
Paddington "General Cemetery"
West End Cemetery.

CITY IMG_0464

From "Brisbane 1859-1959"
Brisbane City Council Library

CITY IMG_0465

From "Brisbane 1859-1959"
Brisbane City Council Library
Notice cemetery top left.

COMMEMORATES IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

COMMISSARIAT AnnotatedBrisbaneMap

Compare to Brisbane 1844 (1833) map
Approx location of General cemetery near Skew street at end of William Jolly bridge
Approx location of early graves near Herschel street.
Windmill and Commissariat Stores remain.

COMMISSION 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

COMMISSION Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

COMPARE AnnotatedBrisbaneMap

Compare to Brisbane 1844 (1833) map
Approx location of General cemetery near Skew street at end of William Jolly bridge
Approx location of early graves near Herschel street.
Windmill and Commissariat Stores remain.

CONTINUING Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

COUNCIL IMG_0464

From "Brisbane 1859-1959"
Brisbane City Council Library

COUNCIL IMG_0465

From "Brisbane 1859-1959"
Brisbane City Council Library
Notice cemetery top left.

CREEK Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

DARKER Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

DAY IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

DONATED IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

DOUGLAS IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

EARLIEST IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

EARLY AnnotatedBrisbaneMap

Compare to Brisbane 1844 (1833) map
Approx location of General cemetery near Skew street at end of William Jolly bridge
Approx location of early graves near Herschel street.
Windmill and Commissariat Stores remain.

EDWARD Brisbane1840Planmartens_c-01-05

Brisbane 1840 Plan Martens
(top to bottom)
Windmill
Ann Street
Adelaide Street
(Queen?) Street
(Elizabeth) Street
Charlotte Street
Mary Street
Margaret Street
--
(right to left)
Edward Street
Albert Street
(George) Street
William Street
ferry? to
Stanley Quay

ELIZABETH Brisbane1840Planmartens_c-01-05

Brisbane 1840 Plan Martens
(top to bottom)
Windmill
Ann Street
Adelaide Street
(Queen?) Street
(Elizabeth) Street
Charlotte Street
Mary Street
Margaret Street
--
(right to left)
Edward Street
Albert Street
(George) Street
William Street
ferry? to
Stanley Quay

EXISTS Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

FERRY Brisbane1840Planmartens_c-01-05

Brisbane 1840 Plan Martens
(top to bottom)
Windmill
Ann Street
Adelaide Street
(Queen?) Street
(Elizabeth) Street
Charlotte Street
Mary Street
Margaret Street
--
(right to left)
Edward Street
Albert Street
(George) Street
William Street
ferry? to
Stanley Quay

FIRST 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

FIRST Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

FOLLOWING Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

FOLLOWS Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

FOREGROUND Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

FOUND Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

FROM Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

FROM IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

FROM IMG_0464

From "Brisbane 1859-1959"
Brisbane City Council Library

FROM IMG_0465

From "Brisbane 1859-1959"
Brisbane City Council Library
Notice cemetery top left.

GARDENS 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

GARDENS Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

GENERAL IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

GEORGE Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

GEORGE Brisbane1840Planmartens_c-01-05

Brisbane 1840 Plan Martens
(top to bottom)
Windmill
Ann Street
Adelaide Street
(Queen?) Street
(Elizabeth) Street
Charlotte Street
Mary Street
Margaret Street
--
(right to left)
Edward Street
Albert Street
(George) Street
William Street
ferry? to
Stanley Quay

GOVERNMENT 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

GOVERNMENT Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

GRAVES 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

GRAVES AnnotatedBrisbaneMap

Compare to Brisbane 1844 (1833) map
Approx location of General cemetery near Skew street at end of William Jolly bridge
Approx location of early graves near Herschel street.
Windmill and Commissariat Stores remain.

GRAVES Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

GROUNDS IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

HAM Brisbane1863-Hams

Brisbane 1863 - Ham's map of the city of Brisbane

HERSCHEL AnnotatedBrisbaneMap

Compare to Brisbane 1844 (1833) map
Approx location of General cemetery near Skew street at end of William Jolly bridge
Approx location of early graves near Herschel street.
Windmill and Commissariat Stores remain.

INFORMATION IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

ITS IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

JOHN oxleymap

Brisbane - John Oxley map

JOLLY IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

JOLLY IMG_0066

William Jolly Bridge
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

KING Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

KINK Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

LAND Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

LEFT 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

LEFT Brisbane1840Planmartens_c-01-05

Brisbane 1840 Plan Martens
(top to bottom)
Windmill
Ann Street
Adelaide Street
(Queen?) Street
(Elizabeth) Street
Charlotte Street
Mary Street
Margaret Street
--
(right to left)
Edward Street
Albert Street
(George) Street
William Street
ferry? to
Stanley Quay

LEFT Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

LIBRARY IMG_0464

From "Brisbane 1859-1959"
Brisbane City Council Library

LIBRARY IMG_0465

From "Brisbane 1859-1959"
Brisbane City Council Library
Notice cemetery top left.

LOCATION AnnotatedBrisbaneMap

Compare to Brisbane 1844 (1833) map
Approx location of General cemetery near Skew street at end of William Jolly bridge
Approx location of early graves near Herschel street.
Windmill and Commissariat Stores remain.

LOWER 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

LOWER Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

LOWER Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

LYING Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

MAP Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

MAP AnnotatedBrisbaneMap

Compare to Brisbane 1844 (1833) map
Approx location of General cemetery near Skew street at end of William Jolly bridge
Approx location of early graves near Herschel street.
Windmill and Commissariat Stores remain.

MAP Brisbane1863-Hams

Brisbane 1863 - Ham's map of the city of Brisbane

MAP Brisbane1865-Slaters

Brisbane 1865 - Slater's pocket map of the City of Brisbane.
Paddington "General Cemetery"
West End Cemetery.

MAP IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

MAP oxleymap

Brisbane - John Oxley map

MARGARET Brisbane1840Planmartens_c-01-05

Brisbane 1840 Plan Martens
(top to bottom)
Windmill
Ann Street
Adelaide Street
(Queen?) Street
(Elizabeth) Street
Charlotte Street
Mary Street
Margaret Street
--
(right to left)
Edward Street
Albert Street
(George) Street
William Street
ferry? to
Stanley Quay

MARTENS Brisbane1840Planmartens_c-01-05

Brisbane 1840 Plan Martens
(top to bottom)
Windmill
Ann Street
Adelaide Street
(Queen?) Street
(Elizabeth) Street
Charlotte Street
Mary Street
Margaret Street
--
(right to left)
Edward Street
Albert Street
(George) Street
William Street
ferry? to
Stanley Quay

MARTENS Brisbane-1881martens_c-01-08

Brisbane 1881 - Martens

MARTENS Brisbane1886martens_c-01-07

Brisbane 1886 Martens

MARTENS BrisbaneMap1844-martens_c-01-06

Brisbane 1844 Martens
Paddington cemetery on left (with creek to south)
West End/South Brisbane cemetery just in on lower left corner

MARY Brisbane1840Planmartens_c-01-05

Brisbane 1840 Plan Martens
(top to bottom)
Windmill
Ann Street
Adelaide Street
(Queen?) Street
(Elizabeth) Street
Charlotte Street
Mary Street
Margaret Street
--
(right to left)
Edward Street
Albert Street
(George) Street
William Street
ferry? to
Stanley Quay

MODERN Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

NEAR AnnotatedBrisbaneMap

Compare to Brisbane 1844 (1833) map
Approx location of General cemetery near Skew street at end of William Jolly bridge
Approx location of early graves near Herschel street.
Windmill and Commissariat Stores remain.

OFF Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

OFFICE IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

ONE IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

ORANGE Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

OXLEY oxleymap

Brisbane - John Oxley map

PERHAPS Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

PETRIE 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

PETRIE Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

PLAN Brisbane1840Planmartens_c-01-05

Brisbane 1840 Plan Martens
(top to bottom)
Windmill
Ann Street
Adelaide Street
(Queen?) Street
(Elizabeth) Street
Charlotte Street
Mary Street
Margaret Street
--
(right to left)
Edward Street
Albert Street
(George) Street
William Street
ferry? to
Stanley Quay

PLAQUE IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

POCKET Brisbane1865-Slaters

Brisbane 1865 - Slater's pocket map of the City of Brisbane.
Paddington "General Cemetery"
West End Cemetery.

PREPARED IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

PRESENT IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

PRESUMABLY Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

QUAY Brisbane1840Planmartens_c-01-05

Brisbane 1840 Plan Martens
(top to bottom)
Windmill
Ann Street
Adelaide Street
(Queen?) Street
(Elizabeth) Street
Charlotte Street
Mary Street
Margaret Street
--
(right to left)
Edward Street
Albert Street
(George) Street
William Street
ferry? to
Stanley Quay

QUEEN 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

QUEEN Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

QUEEN Brisbane1840Planmartens_c-01-05

Brisbane 1840 Plan Martens
(top to bottom)
Windmill
Ann Street
Adelaide Street
(Queen?) Street
(Elizabeth) Street
Charlotte Street
Mary Street
Margaret Street
--
(right to left)
Edward Street
Albert Street
(George) Street
William Street
ferry? to
Stanley Quay

QUEEN Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

REALLY 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

REALLY Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

RELATION IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

REMAIN AnnotatedBrisbaneMap

Compare to Brisbane 1844 (1833) map
Approx location of General cemetery near Skew street at end of William Jolly bridge
Approx location of early graves near Herschel street.
Windmill and Commissariat Stores remain.

RIGHT 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

RIGHT Brisbane1840Planmartens_c-01-05

Brisbane 1840 Plan Martens
(top to bottom)
Windmill
Ann Street
Adelaide Street
(Queen?) Street
(Elizabeth) Street
Charlotte Street
Mary Street
Margaret Street
--
(right to left)
Edward Street
Albert Street
(George) Street
William Street
ferry? to
Stanley Quay

RIGHT Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

ROMA Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

RUNNING 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

RUNNING Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

SETTLEMENT brisbanetown_1842

Brisbane 1842 - Shows settlement at South Brisbane

SHOWN IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

SHOWS brisbanetown_1842

Brisbane 1842 - Shows settlement at South Brisbane

SIMILAR Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

SITE IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

SLATER Brisbane1865-Slaters

Brisbane 1865 - Slater's pocket map of the City of Brisbane.
Paddington "General Cemetery"
West End Cemetery.

SOUTH brisbanetown_1842

Brisbane 1842 - Shows settlement at South Brisbane

SQUARE Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

STANLEY Brisbane1840Planmartens_c-01-05

Brisbane 1840 Plan Martens
(top to bottom)
Windmill
Ann Street
Adelaide Street
(Queen?) Street
(Elizabeth) Street
Charlotte Street
Mary Street
Margaret Street
--
(right to left)
Edward Street
Albert Street
(George) Street
William Street
ferry? to
Stanley Quay

STILL Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

STORES 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

STORES AnnotatedBrisbaneMap

Compare to Brisbane 1844 (1833) map
Approx location of General cemetery near Skew street at end of William Jolly bridge
Approx location of early graves near Herschel street.
Windmill and Commissariat Stores remain.

STORES Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

STREET 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

STREET Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

STREET AnnotatedBrisbaneMap

Compare to Brisbane 1844 (1833) map
Approx location of General cemetery near Skew street at end of William Jolly bridge
Approx location of early graves near Herschel street.
Windmill and Commissariat Stores remain.

STREET Brisbane1840Planmartens_c-01-05

Brisbane 1840 Plan Martens
(top to bottom)
Windmill
Ann Street
Adelaide Street
(Queen?) Street
(Elizabeth) Street
Charlotte Street
Mary Street
Margaret Street
--
(right to left)
Edward Street
Albert Street
(George) Street
William Street
ferry? to
Stanley Quay

STREET Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

STREET IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

SURVEY IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

SURVEYOR IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

SYDNEY IMG_0064

This plaque commemorates the site of one of Brisbane's earliest burial grounds. Its boundaries are shown in relation to present day street alignments based on information taken from the survey map prepared by the surveyor general's office, Sydney, 18th August, 1858. Donated by Mr Douglas Jolly, 1982.
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

TCE Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

THAT 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

THAT Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

THAT Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

THROUGH Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

TODAY Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

TOMBSTONES 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

TOMBSTONES Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

TOP 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

TOP Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

TOP Brisbane1840Planmartens_c-01-05

Brisbane 1840 Plan Martens
(top to bottom)
Windmill
Ann Street
Adelaide Street
(Queen?) Street
(Elizabeth) Street
Charlotte Street
Mary Street
Margaret Street
--
(right to left)
Edward Street
Albert Street
(George) Street
William Street
ferry? to
Stanley Quay

TOP Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

TREAD 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

TREAD Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

TWO 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

TWO Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

WICKHAM Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

WILLIAM Brisbane1840Planmartens_c-01-05

Brisbane 1840 Plan Martens
(top to bottom)
Windmill
Ann Street
Adelaide Street
(Queen?) Street
(Elizabeth) Street
Charlotte Street
Mary Street
Margaret Street
--
(right to left)
Edward Street
Albert Street
(George) Street
William Street
ferry? to
Stanley Quay

WILLIAM IMG_0066

William Jolly Bridge
North Quay Cemetery as surveyed 1858

WINDMILL 111196r

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street

WINDMILL Annotated_Brisbane2000

Queen Street exists today, as the darker orange.
The windmill from 1844 still exists and is found in the kink in Wickham Tce.
Creek street today follows a similar alignment to creek in the foreground, presumably following the lower lying land that is Adelaide street through the bog that is King George Square today, continuing along Roma street.
The original North Quay (General Cemetery) was described as being "on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay".
(Perhaps off the top of this modern map),

WINDMILL AnnotatedBrisbaneMap

Compare to Brisbane 1844 (1833) map
Approx location of General cemetery near Skew street at end of William Jolly bridge
Approx location of early graves near Herschel street.
Windmill and Commissariat Stores remain.

WINDMILL Brisbane1840Planmartens_c-01-05

Brisbane 1840 Plan Martens
(top to bottom)
Windmill
Ann Street
Adelaide Street
(Queen?) Street
(Elizabeth) Street
Charlotte Street
Mary Street
Margaret Street
--
(right to left)
Edward Street
Albert Street
(George) Street
William Street
ferry? to
Stanley Quay

WINDMILL Brisbane1844_BCC-B54-A3

Brisbane 1844. (Is that really 1833?)
1 (lower centre right) Andrew Petrie
17 (top right) The General Cemetery
48 (top right (left of 17)) The First Tombstones (two graves)
18 (centre right) Tread and windmill
37 (top centre) Commission Stores
43 (left) Government gardens
46 (centre running top to bottom) Queen Street



Brisbane North Quay (Skew St) name index

Brisbane North Quay (Skew St) name index


Address: on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay. near Skew Street, the northern approach to the William Jolly Bridge.
Opened: 1825
Closed: Moved to Paddington 1844
# graves:
NameDiedWhere Buried
Stapyltonbef 1841North Quay
Tuckbef 1841North Quay
Dunlopabt. 1895elsewhere
Merridooabt 1841Nearby North Quay
Noogamillabt 1841Nearby North Quay


An earlier grave site was on the riverbank just downstream (between Herschel St and Tank St). (It was used for children because the general cemetery was not suitable.)
Bodies were exhumed and transferred to Brisbane General Cemetery, Toowong in 1881

More information about
Toowong Cemetery history including history of earlier cemeteries.
The Paddington Cemetery (as described 1907)
CEMETERY AT NORTHERN APPROACH TO WILLIAM JOLLY BRIDGE : Letter of protest against land between Eagle Terrace and Union Street being used for drainage purposes. Mentions land having been used for cemetery purposes in the past.
THE OLD BURIAL GROUND. (1913, October 7). The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933), p. 4. Retrieved February 11, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article19907521
Historic Brisbane maps from Picture Queensland from State Library of Queensland.
State Library of Queensland: Slater's Pocket Map of the City of Brisbane, 1865 or Trove
Brisbane 1844 Martens
Street map of the city of Brisbane, Queensland, 1878 from John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland.
Map of Brisbane, 1844 Gerler, Carl Friedrich from John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland,
Ham's map of the city of Brisbane, Queensland, 1863 from John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland,
Map of Brisbane and suburbs (Gordon & Gotch) from State Library of Queensland,

Photographed: Plaque Feb 2009




All the photos
Names in cemetery order
All the cemeteries

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