Darling Downs Directory 1871

TOOWOOMBA

Occupies one of the most healthy positions in the Colony of Queensland. It is situated upon the summit of the Main Range, about 1750 feet above the level of the sea, and is 102 miles distant from the city of Brisbane, 78 from Ipswich, 55 from Warwick. 53 from Dalby, 41 from Leyburn, 41 from Allora, 162 from Goondiwindi, and 4 from Drayton. The average temperature for the whole year runs from 62 to 64 degrees in the shade. Population at last census (1868) within the Municipality, 3001.

Places of Worship.

Church of England, St. James’, Russell-street: Incumbent, Rev. F. C. Jagg.
Roman Catholic Church, St. Patrick’s, James-street: Rev. Dr. Dunne.
Presbyterian Church, James-street: Rev. W. L. Nelson, D.D., LL.D., and Rev. — Micklejohn.
Congregational Church, Margaret-street: Rev. J. T. Waraker.
Wesleyan Church, Neil-street: Rev. J. H. Rogers.
German Lutheran Church, Stuart-street: Rev. H. Langehocker.
German Independent Church, Perth-street: Rev. E. Hampe.

Institutions and Societies.

TOOWOOMBA HOSPITAL:
Chairman — G. W. Eliott
Treasurer — James Taylor
Committee — Rev. F. C. Jagg, R. W. Robinson, W. Murphy, W. H. Groom, M.L.A.
Dispenser — Joseph Smith
Matron — Mrs. Reed.

TOOWOOMBA SCHOOL OF ARTS:
President — Edward Marlay
Vice-Presidents — J. T. Walker and William Henry Groom
Secretary — J. Macmurray.

SOUTHERN CROSS LODGE (FREEMASONS):
R. Aland, W. M.
J. Thorneloe Smith, P.M.
W. Brocklebank, S.W.
A. W. Beard, J.W.
Henry Spiro, Treasurer
Louis Phillips, Secretary
J. Wonderley, S.D.
John Little, J.D.
H. Horniblow, J.G.
C. T. Edwards, Tyler

LOYAL DARLING DOWNS LODGE OF ODDFELLOWS:
A. Dibley, N.G.
E. Schmidt, V.G.
C. T. Edwards, Sec.

GRAND UNITED ORDER ODDFELLOWS:
T. Burke, N.G.
M. Conroy. V.G.
W. Burke, N.F.
J. G. Yates, Secretary.

ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF QUEENSLAND:
Patron — His Excellency Colonel Blackall
President — James Taylor, Esq.
Vice-President — Hon. R. Ramsay, M.L.A.
Secretary, J. W. Grimes.

TOWOOMBA AGRICULTURAL AND HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY:
Patron — His Excellency the Governor
President — James Taylor
Vice-presidents — W. H. Groom, M.L.A., and G. W. Eliott, P.M.
Secretary — J. S. McIntyre.

RAILWAY SERVANTS FRIENDLY SOCIETY:
Chairman — P. Minihan
Secretary, P. Mahon
Treasurer, H. Horniblow

CALEDONIAN SOCIETY:
President — R. Ramsay
Vice-Presidents—W. Graham and J. T. Walker
Treasurer — J. Menzies
Secretary, J. S. McIntyre

ST. PATRICK’S BENEFIT SOCIETY:
Chairman, D. Donovan
Treasurer and Secretary, P. Murray.

Police Magistrates and Clerks of Petty Sessions.
Toowoomba and Drayton: G. W. Eliott, P.M. — J. A. Boyce, C.P.S.
Dalby: P. Pinnock, P.M. — C. F. Cumming, C.P.S.
Warwick: D. M. Sinclair, P.M. — M. O’Malley, C.P.S.
Leyburn: G. L. Lukin, P.M. and C.P.S.
Roma: H. R. Buttanshaw, P.M.
Goondiwindi: R. P. Marshall, P.M. and C.P.S.
Condamine: R. Vincent, C.P.S

Justices of the Peace.
C. J. Andenson, Toowoomba
J. L. Becker, Toowoomba
W. Beit, Westbrook
J. T. M. Bell, Goondiwindi
H. Bracker, Warroo
J. Broadbent, Jimbour
N. Browne, Roma
F. T. Bullen, Warwick
H. Cameron, Callandoon
G. Clark, Warwick
C. Clark, Talgai
C. B. Daveney, Warwick
F. C. Easton, Tarrawinaba
J. W. Ferrett, Wallan
J. V. Graham, Euthella
C. H. Green, Goomburra
F. T. Gregory, Toowoomba
J. W. Grimes, Toowoomba
D. Gunn. Toolburra
T. Hannen, Talgai
G. A. P. Hirst, Pilton
J. Howlin, Dalby
R. L. Jenkins, Callandoon
W. Kent, Jondaryan
G. R. King, Gowrie
H. Koch, Dalby
A. Lee, Warwick
L. E. Lester, Rosenthal
J. Low, Welltown
F. Margetts, Warwick
E. F. Marlay, Clifton
R. P. Marshall, Goondiwindi
J. McArthur, Glenelg
J. M. MacDonald, Callandoon
Hon. J. F. McDougall, Rosalie Plains
A. McDowall, Toowoomba
W. Miles, Dulacca
G. B. Molle, Dalby
C. J. Moran Roma
E. Morey, Drayton
J. Morgan, Warwick
G. T. Myles, Goondiwindi
J. Nicolls, Dulacca
H. T. Plews, Toowoomba
O. D. Priaulx, Yandilla
C. Powell, Coolmunda
R. Ramsay, Eton Vale
E. Roberts, Toowoomba
E. W. Robinson, Toowoomba
F. W. Roche, Dalby
T. Ross, Warwick
J. L. Ross, Warwick
J. Selke, Bodumba
J. C. Snell, Ellangowan
H. Spiro, Toowoomba
J. Taylor, Toowoomba
H. Thorn, Warra Warra
E. L. Thornton, Warwick
C. F. L. Tooth, Talavera
W. B. Tooth, Clifton
F. D. Wignolles, Western Creek
W. Walkins, Pilton
M. H. Webster, Dalby
J. S. Whitchurch, Toowoomba
A. Wienholt, Maryvale
E. Wienholt, Jondaryan
F. J. C. Wildash, Warwick
J. Wonderley, Toowoomba
J. Zieman, Condamine.

Postmasters.
Toowoomba: G. W. Glanville
Drayton: P. Favenc
Dalby: E. Da Costa
Warwick: T. Towell
Allora: James Gwynne
Leyburn: L. Phillips
Roma: F. G. Mackay
Goondiwindi: H. D. Balmain
Surat: S. Trace
Highfields: J. W. DeGruchy
Oakey Creek: J. K. McDonald
Jondaryan: P. Clancey
Spring Creek: E. Cowley
Condamine: James King
Cambooya: Z. Goff
Charleville: F. Boyd
Canal Creek: Mrs. Sellers
Yandilla: G. R. Fitzmaurice

Telegraph Station-masters.
Toowoomba: T. H. Cowl
Drayton: P. Favenc
Dalby: E. J. Welch
Warwick: T. Towell
Roma: F. Davis
Condamine: G. W. Barrymore

Railway Officials.
Resident Engineers.
Ipswich line: H. C. Stanley
Dalby line: R. D. Stephens
Warwick line: J. T. Smith

Clerk and Draughtsman: J. V. Williams

Locomotive Foreman: H. Horniblow

Station-masters.
Toowoomba: J. A. Holdsworth
Oakey Creek: J. K. Donald
Jondaryan: P. Clancy
Dalby: W. H. Brown
Carobooya: Z. Goff
Clifton: R. Dunbar
Allora: G. Hutton

Crown Lands Office.
A. McDowall, Commissioner and District Surveyor
Agents. — Toowoomba: F. X. Heeney
Clerks of Petty Sessions act as Crown Lands Agents at Condamine, Charleville, Dalby, Warwick, Roma, Goondiwindi, and Leyburn.

Municipalities
Toowoomba:
Mayor, Henry Spiro.
Aldermen: J. Wonderley, R. Godsall, R. J. Barry, G. Hooper, J. Robertson, J. Woods, M. Power, J. Farquharson.
Town Clerk: J. M. Flynn.

Drayton:
Mayor: T. Allen.
Aldermen: W. Handcock. J. E. Boland, J. Davis, P. Holton, P. Doyle.
Town Clerk: T. P. Haslam.

Dalby:
Mayor: G. B. Molle.
Town Clerk: Harry Wright.

Warwick:
Mayor: J. L. Ross.
Town Clerk: F. B. Woods.

Allora:
Mayor: J. Anderson.
Town Clerk: A. Cameron.

Source: Darling Downs Directory (1871, January 4). The Darling Downs Gazette and General Advertiser (Toowoomba, Qld. : 1858 – 1880), p. 1 (Darling Downs Gazette Almanac for 1871.).

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