Gainsford burials

The following information was drawn from the public record (https://www.familyhistory.bdm.qld.gov.au/) as well as a privately compiled document titled Gogango District Cemeteries Burials and Monumental Descriptions.

The late Jim Dobbs, who farmed at Boolburra west of Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, gave me the document. Where I've been able to identify the location of cemeteries, I have included a map reference.

The information may be useful to family researchers but comes with the warning that there may be errors and omissions as well as incomplete details. In some cases I have added newspaper references that support burial details.

Gainsford details follow:


Death registration: Ellen Phelen Death date: 22/01/1865 Mother's name:- Father/parent's name:- Registration details: 1865/C/624


Death registration: Sarah Ann Pringle Death date: 22/01/1865 Mother's name: Ann Murphy Father/parent's name: Thomas Carroll Registration details: 1865/C/625


Death registration: William Smith Death date: 15/09/1866 Mother's name:- Father/parent's name:- Registration details: 1866/C/1104


Death registration: Emma Beattie Death date: 18/03/1867 Mother's name: Bridget Carroll Father/parent's name: John Beattie Registration details: 1867/C/760


Death registration: John Murray Pringle Death date: 24/03/1867 Mother's name: Sarah Carroll Father/parent's name: John Murray Pringle Registration details: 1867/C/761


Death registration: Richard Balderstone Death date: 19/01/1870 Mother's name:- Father/parent's name:- Registration details: 1870/C/820


Death registration: James Duffy Death date: 09/05/1870 Mother's name: Esther Bell Father/parent's name: James Duffy Registration details: 1870/C/890


Death registration: Agnes Neil Death date: 01/08/1870 Mother's name: Anne Brien Father/parent's name: Thomas Neil Registration details: 1870/C/916


Death registration: John Thomas Mulvany Death date: 11/11/1870 Mother's name: Margaret Murphy Father/parent's name: James Mulvany Registration details: 1871/C/911


Death registration: Henry Thomas Sutton Death date: 12/02/1871 Mother's name: Elizabeth Frances Knox Father/parent's name: Alfred Charles Sutton Registration details: 1871/C/910 Birth registration: Henry Thomas Sutton Birth date: 29/10/1869 Mother's name: Elizabeth Frances Knox Father/parent's name: Alfred Charles Sutton Registration details: 1869/C/2676


Death registration: James Duffy Death date: 12/12/1871 Mother's name: Esther Bell Father/parent's name: James Duffy Registration details:1872/C/882 Birth registration: James Duffy Birth date: 01/07/1871 Mother's name: Esther Bell Father/parent's name: James Duffy Registration details: 1871/C/2807


Death registration: Mary Ann Beattie Death date: 24/04/1872 Mother's name:- Father/parent's name:- Registration details: 1872/C/951


Death registration: John Duffy Death date: 08/05/1872 Mother's name: Esther Bell Father/parent's name: James Duffy Registration details: 1872/C/946


Death registration: Elizabeth Beattie Death date: 21/05/1872 Mother's name: Bridget Carroll Father/parent's name: John Beattie Registration details: 1872/C/956 Birth registration: Elizabeth Beattie Birth date: 17/05/1871 Mother's name: Bridget Teresa Carroll Father/parent's name: John Beattie Registration details: 1871/C/2803


Death registration: Ah Sue Ah Sue Death date: 17/07/1872 Mother's name:- Father/parent's name:- Registration details: 1872/C/973


Death registration: R.L. Parker Death date: 18/09/1873 Mother's name:- Father/parent's name:- Registration details: 1873/C/1148


Death registration: Sarah Ellen Arnold Death date: 21/07/1875 Mother's name: Susan Dryden Father/parent's name: George Arnold Registration details: 1875/C/2183


Death registration: James James Death date: 14/03/1879 Mother's name: Mary Jane James Father/parent's name:- Registration details: 1879/C/1207 Birth registration: James James Birth date: 08/03/1879 Mother's name: Mary Jane James Registration details: 1879/C/3351


Death registration: Patrick Joseph Murtagh Death date: 11/05/1893 Mother's name: Clara Milletta Pocock Father/parent's name: Patrick Aloysius Murtagh Registration details: 1893/C/4072 Birth registration: Patrick Joseph Murtagh Birth date: 14/12/1890 Mother's name: Clara Melletta Pocock Father/parent's name: Patrick Aloysius Murtagh Registration details: 1891/C/7360

GAINSFORD (where Capricorn Highway crosses Dawson River)              
 Surname  Christian   name/s  Death   date  Burial  Age  Parents/notes  familyhistory.bdm.qld.gov.au   ref  Location
 ^PHELAN  Ellen  22/01/1865  22/01/1865  17    1865/C/624 https://goo.gl/maps/Vz6HydvhAopiRRtn7
 ^PRINGLE  Sarah   Ann  22/01/1865  22/01/1865  23  Thomas/Ann   Murphy  1865/C/625  
 ^Both women drowned in Dawson River. See newspaper report              
 SMITH  William  15/09/1866  16/09/1866  57    1866/C/1104  
 BEATTIE  Emma  18/03/1867  19/03/1867  3  John/Bridget   Carroll  1867/C/760  
 PRINGLE  John   Murray  24/03/1867  25/03/1867  4  John   Murray/Sarah   Carroll  1867/C/761  
 BALDERSTONE  Richard  19/01/1870  19/01/1870  26    1870/C/820  
 DUFFY  James  09/05/1870  10/05/1870  3  James/Esther   Bell  1870/C/890  
 NEIL  Agnes  01/08/1870  02/08/1870  7 days  Thomas/Anne   Brien  1870/C/916  
 MULVANEY  John   Thomas  11/11/1870  12/11/1870  3  James/Margaret   Murphy  1871/C/911  
 SUTTON  Henry   Thomas  12/02/1871  12/02/1871  1  Alfred   Charles/Elizabeth   Frances Knox  1871/C/910  
 DUFFY  James  12/12/1871  13/12/1871  5 mths  James/Esther Bell  1872/C/882  
 BEATTIE  Mary   Ann  24/04/1872  25/04/1872  65    1872/C/951  
 DUFFY  John  08/05/1872  08/05/1872  5  James/Esther Bell  1872/C/946  
 BEATTIE  Elizabeth  21/05/1872  22/05/1872  1  John/Bridget   Carroll  1872/C/956  
 AH SUE    17/07/1872  18/07/1872  75    1872/C/973  
 PARKER  R. L.  18/09/1873  19/09/1873  30    1873/C/1148  
 ARNOLD  Sarah   Ellen  21/07/1875  21/07/1875  5  George/Susan   Dryden  1875/C/2183  
 JAMES  James  14/03/1879  14/03/1879  6 days  Mary Jane James  1879/C/1207  
 MURTAGH  Patrick   Joseph  11/05/1893  11/05/1893  2  Patrick/Clara   Milletta Pocock  1893/C/4072  
       SAUNDERS,   GAINSFORD        
 Surname  Christian   name/s  Death date  Burial  Age  Parents/notes  familyhistory.bdm.qld.gov.au   ref  Location
 SHIMMINGS  Mary  27/01/1870  28/01/1870  2  Thomas/Elizabeth   Mountain  1870/C/843  Near Gainsford

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