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Encyclopedia > Governor of Queensland

List of Governors of Queensland

See Governors of the Australian states for a description and history of the office of Governor.

  • Sir George Bowen, 1859-1868
  • Colonel Sir Samuel Blackall, 1868-1871
  • George Augustus Constantine Phipps, 2nd Marquess of Normanby, 1871-1874
  • William Cairns 1875-1877
  • Sir Arthur Kennedy, 1877-1883
  • Sir Anthony Musgrave, 1883-1889
  • General Sir Henry Norman, 1889-1895
  • Charles Baillie, 2nd Baron Lamington, 1896-1901
  • Major-General Sir Herbert Chermside, 1902-1904
  • Frederic Thesiger, 3rd Baron Chelmsford, 1905-1909
  • Sir William Macgregor, 1909-1914
  • Major Sir Hamilton Goold-Adams, 1915-1920
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Matthew Nathan, 1920-1925
  • Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Goodwin, 1927-1932
  • Colonel Sir Leslie Wilson, 1932-1937, 1937-1946
  • Lieutenant-General Sir John Laverack, 1946-1957
  • Colonel Sir Henry Abel Smith, 1958-1966
  • Sir Alan Mansfield, 1966-1972
  • Air Marshall Sir Colin Hannah, 1972-1977
  • Commodore Sir James Ramsay, 1977-1985
  • Sir Walter Campbell 1985-1992
  • Leneen Forde, 1992-1997
  • Major-General Peter Arnison, 1997-2003
  • Quentin Bryce, from 2003

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Toowong Cemetery - Queensland Heritage Register (5167 words)
It is important in demonstrating the evolution of Queensland history, as it provides evidence, through the division of its portions and the headstones and memorials they contain, of the history and the demography of Brisbane and the diversity of its cultural, religious and ethnic groups and districts.
The memorial to Governor Blackall Memorial is an imposing, tall, slender column of stone and has value as a landmark, dominating the southern section of the cemetery and the approach to Toowong along the western freeway.
QueenslandÂ’s second governor, Samuel Wensley Blackall had been a supporter of the Toowong site and in his ill health indicated his desire to be buried there.
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