Friends of Hastings Cemetery

George Augustus Frederick Elphinstone-Dalrymple

George Augustus Frederick Elphinstone-Dalrymple was born on 6 May 1826, in Scotland, the 15th child of Sir Robert Dalrymple-Horn-Elphinstone of Horn and Westhall, 1st Baronet. And Graeme Hepburn.  He died on 22 January 1876 at age 49, without issue at St. Leonards, Sussex, England

Cultural Heritage - Scottish

Occupation -

 Coffee planter in Ceylon

 in Australia

Commissioner of Crown Lands


Goldfields Commissioner

Member of Lower House

      Station Manager

The Remarkable Story Behind an Unremarkable Gravestone

Monument - Abergowrie, 4850, QLD, Australia

George Elphinstone Dalrymple explorer and public servant passed this way in 1864, leading the first group of Europeans to enter the Herbert River Valley, en route from Port Hinchinbrook (Cardwell) to Valley of Lagoons, in his steps came settlement. Erected 1964

Monument - Customs Hill, Bowen, 4805 (no image)

Plaque commemorates explorer, politician and pastoralist

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 Photographed in 1991

Cemetery Plot AH L02