Brisbane North Quay Memorial Inscriptions

Brisbane North Quay (Skew St) name index

Brisbane North Quay (Skew St) name index

Address: on the bank of the river on the curve of North Quay. near Skew Street, the northern approach to the William Jolly Bridge.
Opened: 1825
Closed: Moved to Paddington 1844
# graves:
NameDiedWhere Buried
Stapyltonbef 1841North Quay
Tuckbef 1841North Quay
Dunlopabt. 1895elsewhere
Merridooabt 1841Nearby North Quay
Noogamillabt 1841Nearby North Quay

An earlier grave site was on the riverbank just downstream (between Herschel St and Tank St). (It was used for children because the general cemetery was not suitable.)
Bodies were exhumed and transferred to Brisbane General Cemetery, Toowong in 1881

More information about
Toowong Cemetery history including history of earlier cemeteries.
The Paddington Cemetery (as described 1907)
CEMETERY AT NORTHERN APPROACH TO WILLIAM JOLLY BRIDGE : Letter of protest against land between Eagle Terrace and Union Street being used for drainage purposes. Mentions land having been used for cemetery purposes in the past.
THE OLD BURIAL GROUND. (1913, October 7). The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933), p. 4. Retrieved February 11, 2012, from

Photographed: Plaque Feb 2009

All the photos,
Names in alphabetical order,
All the cemeteries