Stubley, Francis Horace

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Birth Date: 1833 (England)

Death Date: 23 February 1886 (Foote's Lagoon Camp, Queensland, Australia)

Religion: Roman Catholic


Engineering blacksmith; Shipbroker Warrnambool, Victoria 1864-68; Speculative miner Charters Towers; Shareholder Brian O'Glynn and St. Patrick's Block claim; Acquired Evelyn (Herberton), St.Ann's, Glencore stations; Merchant, shipbroker, commerce agent, wool and wheat shipper, Melbourne, 1880

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Kennedy 14 Nov 1878 10 Aug 1883

Additional Information

Notes: North Queensland gold rush at Croydon, 1885; Sentenced to prison on charges of bankruptcy and concealing assets, 1884. Released soon after. Collapsed and died on the road from Normanton to Croyden. Buried near the roadside. Death reported in The Brisbane Courier on 3 Mar 1886 (p.3)

Sources: Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)