Surveyor General of Queensland

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Surveyor General of Queensland is a position originally created for the colony of Queensland, now a state of Australia. The position was the most senior surveyor within the Queensland Public Service.

List of Surveyor Generals of Queensland[edit]

Surveyor General Period in office Notes
StateLibQld 1 115016 Sir Augustus Charles Gregory, Surveyor General of Queensland.jpg Sir Augustus Charles Gregory 1859 – 1875[1]
Surveyor William Alcock Tully, 1863.png William Alcock Tully 1875 – 1889[1] (acting 12 March 1875 – 8 July 1880)[2]
William Montgomery Davenport Davidson, Surveyor-General of Queensland.jpg William Montgomery Davenport Davidson 1889 – 1891[1]
Archibald McDowall, Surveyor General of Queensland.jpg Archibald McDowall 1891 – 1902[1]
Allan Alfred Spowers, Surveyor General of Queensland.jpg Allan Alfred Spowers 1902 – 1926[1] Chief Surveyor until 1907, son-in-law of Davidson above.
1902 to 1907 the office was downgraded to Chief Surveyor (subordinate to Dept of Lands)
Frank Beresford Campbell-Ford, Surveyor General of Queensland.jpg Frank Beresford Campbell-Ford 1926 – 1929[1] acting
John Percival Harvey, Surveyor General of Queensland.jpg John Percival Harvey 1929 – 1959[1]
Eric Douglas Mellor, Surveyor General of Queensland.jpg Eric Douglas Mellor 1958 – 1961[1] acting
Torleif Hein, Surveyor General of Queensland.jpg Torleif Hein 1961 – 1964[1] b. Norway 1898, to Australia 1899
William Barcham, Surveyor General of Queensland.jpg William Barcham 1965 – 1966[1]
Alec Barr Yeates, Surveyor General of Queensland.jpg Alec Barr Yeates[3] 1966 – 1975[1]
John Macquarie Serisier, Surveyor General of Queensland.jpg John Macquarie "Mac" Serisier 1 July 1975 – 1982[1][4] also Director of Mapping & Surveying before 1980
Kevin John Davies, Surveyor General of Queensland.jpg Kevin John Davies 1982 – 1990[1]
Neil Graham Divett, Surveyor General of Queensland.jpg Neil Graham Divett 1990-1993[1] The position was abolished in 1993

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Queensland Surveyors General". Museum of Lands, Mapping and Surveying. Queensland Government. Archived from the original on 7 October 2018. Retrieved 8 October 2018.
  2. ^ Duffy, L. J. (1976). "Tully, William Alcock (1830–1905)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Canberra: Australian National University. Retrieved 19 June 2012.
  3. ^ "ROYAL AUSTRALIAN SURVEY CORPS ASSOCIATION Queensland Branch BULLETIN April 2000" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 19 June 2012.
  4. ^ "About Mac Serisier". Archived from the original on 29 March 2012. Retrieved 19 June 2012.

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