Queensland Blue Book 1870


Cat No.:   AU4102-1870:

The Queensland Blue Books give details of people employed in the Queensland Civil Service for the year of publication. After listings of various appointed and elected Government officers and members, the larger part of this volume records appointments by department.

Information generally given for each appointment:



Class under Civil Service Act (Ordinary or Professional)

Date of Appointment

By whom Appointed, and under what Instrument

Annual Salary

Date of First Appointment under Government of Queensland or New South Wales

Detailed Index to Contents:

Alphabetical Index to Contents

Administration of Crown Lands Act of 1868

Asylum—Benevolent & Lunatic



Board of General Education

Board for Administering Out-door Relief...

Botanic Garden

Chief Commissioner of Crown Lands

Chief Inspector of Sheep

Clerks of Petty Sessions

Colonial Secretary

Colonial Store

Commissioner for Railways

Courts—District, Insolvency, Supreme

Crown Solicitor


Distilleries and Sugar Manufactories

Electric Telegraphs

Engineer of Roads

Engraving and Lithographing

Executive Council

Foreign Consuls

Gaols and Penal - Brisbane, Rockhampton, Toowoomba

Penal Establishment, St Helen

Guardians of Minors

Geological Survey

Gold Fields

Government Printer

Government Savings Bank

His Excellency the Governor-in-Chief

Immigration Agent

Insolvency Court

Legislative Council and Assembly

Lock Hospitals

Lunatic Reception Houses

Marine Board

Medical Staff

Meteorological Observer

Orphan Schools



Police Magistrates

Postmaster-general (Postmasters, Clerical and Letter carriers)

Public Worship


Secretary for Public Lands

Secretary for Public Works, Mines, Etc,


Superintendent of Roads and Buildings

Supreme Court


Stamp Duties

Steamer Kate


Volunteer Force ... ...

Water Police

Includes an Index of Officers to the Civil Establishment.

The whole 69 page volume, is searchable - names, places and any other words.

No. of CDs is:  1 ;   Format is:  PDF ;   Searchable?:  YES;

FastFind:  Yes;  ISBN No.:   9781920978631;