Brisbane North Quay (bet Tank St and Herschel St) name index

Brisbane North Quay (between Herschel St and Tank St) name index


Address: on the bank of the river on North Quay. between Herschel ST and Tank St
Opened: 1825
Closed: Moved to Paddington 1844
# graves: 3


This is an earlier set of grave site than Skew St 500m west (upstream). It was used for children because the general cemetery was not suitable.)
Bodies were exhumed and transferred to Brisbane General Cemetery, Toowong in 1881
North Quay Burial Ground
McCauley Peter McCauley son of Peter McCauley, died 5th Jan 1832 aged 5 years 8 months
Pittard Jane Pittard daughter of John Pittard died 29 Jan 1833 aged 12 months 13 days
Roberts William Roberts son of Charles Roberts, died 15 Nov 1831 aged 5 years 2 months
Wooden fenced grave without tombstone
ref: GSQ QLD 820 000

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
Some investigations into the site of Brisbane's earliest burial ground - Journal of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland volume 6 issue 2: pp. 389-417 Gill, J. C. H. (James Connal Howard) Brisbane, Qld. Royal Historical Society of Queensland, 1960

Photographed: Plaque and re-interred headstones May 2013




All the headstone photos in Brisbane North Quay childrens burials site (bet Tank St and Herschel St)
Names in photographed order.
Names in alphabetical order.
Latitude -27.46881917297673, Longitude 153.0188973702749
Latitude -27° 28’ 8", Longitude 153° 1’ 8"

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