1885 Queensland Colonial Secretary’s Department Directory

HEAD OFFICE
Office, William Street.

Hon. S. W. Griffith, Q.C. – Colonial Secretary
Robert J. Gray – Under Colonial Secretary
William Henry Ryder – Chief Clerk
P. A. Kob – Accountant

REGISTRAR-GENERAL’S OFFICE
Office, George and Queen Streets.

William T. Blakeney – Registrar-General

GENERAL REGISTRY OFFICE
(For the Registratin of Births, Marriages and Deaths)

Charles J. Whitley – Deputy Registrar-General
Nathanial Caston – Chief Clerk

OFFICE FOR COMPILATION OF STATISTICS

Thornhill Weedon – Chief Clerk and Compiler

REAL PROPERTY TRANSFER OFFICE

Thomas Mylne – Registrar of Titles
Joseph Orton Bourne – 1st Deputy Registrar
J. G. Brown – 2nd Deputy Registrar & Chief Clerk
C. R. Woodward – Chief Draftsmand

IMMIGRATION OFFICE
Office and Depot, William Street

Board of Immigration
W. L. G. Drew – Chairman
John McDonnell
T. M. King
Dr. Prentice
Sir St. George Ralph Gore, Bart.

Sir St. George Ralph Gore, Bart. – Immigration Agent (& Emigration Officer)
William Hobbs – Medical Officer
Mrs Kennedy – Matron
John O’Neil Brenan – Cheif Clerk

GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
Office, William Street

James Charles Beal – Government Printer
E. Gregory – Acting Government Printer
Francis A. Corrigan – Sub-Overseer
James Thorpe – Accountant
S. Price – Publisher
Charles Fullwood – Overseer Bookbinding
J. Cross – Machinist
J. Dorsett – Engineer

POLICE DEPARTMENT
Office, George Street

David T. Seymour – Commissioner
William Finucane – Chief Clerk and Accountant
J. A. Lewis – Inspector, and Inspector of Detective Force, Brisbane

GAOL, BRISBANE

Arthur E. Halloran, Sheriff – Inspector of Prison, Brisbane
Col. E. D. R. Ross – Visiting Justice
Frederick R. Bernard – Gaoler

PENAL ESTABLISHMENT, ST. HELENA

Col. E. D. R. Ross – Visiting Justice
C. J. Hill Wray – Visiting Surgeon
William Townley – Superintendent
J. Hamilton – Chief Warder

COLONIAL STOREKEEPER’S OFFICE

Henry V. Hassell – Colonial Storekeeper

CENTRAL BOARD OF HEALTH

The Colonial Secretary – Chairman

Members:-
Joseph Bancroft, M.D.
Thomas Finney
Dr. O’Doherty
John Petric
John Thomson, M.D.
Walter H. Wilson

C. J. Hill Wray – Secretary

MEDICAL BOARD
Office, Immigration Office, William Street

Joseph Bancroft, M.D. – President

Members:-
Dr. Hobbs
Dr. Bell
Dr. Callaghan
Dr. O’Doherty
Dr. J. Thomson
Dr. C. J. H. Wray
Dr. Marks
Dr. W. F. Taylor

C. C. Horrocks – Secretary

LUNATIC ASYLUM, WOOGAROO

R. B. Scholes, M.B. – Surgeon Superintendent
J. B. Hogg, L.R.C.P. – Assitant Surgeon
P. Pinnock – Visiting Justice
H. C. Gimson – Chief Warder
Annie Miller – Matron

BENEVOLENT ASYLUM, DUNWICH

Col. E. D. R. Ross – Visiting Justice
C. J. Hill Wray – Visiting Surgeon
James Hamilton – Superintendent
J. A. Watkin – Assistant Superintendent
Mrs. Hamilton – Matron

INSPECTOR OF CATTLE AND BRANDS

P. R. Gordon – Chief Inspector and Registrar of Brands
J. E. De Villers – Deputy Registrar of Brands

Source: Slater’s Queensland Almanac, Directory & Gazetteer for 1885; Gordon & Gotch, Brisbane

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