AFFLECK, John (1832-1910) The Affleck families arrived from Scotland in 1855 and were pioneers of the timber industry in Warwick, Killarney Queensland from 1856 and were later to establish Glenmore Estate Swanfells District.

ANDREWS, Lyle (1916-52) was the son of Frank Andrews and Ada Medhurst. He married Dorothy Guy in 1937 and they lived in Montague Road, West End, Brisbane. Lyle was the father to three foster children – Lesley, Elaine and Norman. He worked as a truck driver, and in April 1952, while driving along the Ipswich to Rosewood Road at 3-Mile Bridge, his truck went through a guard rail and plunged 35 feet into the Bremer River below. He died instantly. It was fourth accident to occur on the bridge within the 12 months, with only Lyle`s proving fatal.

ANGUS, Alexander Stewart and family (PDF article)

APPEL, John George (1859-1929) (below) was born at South Brisbane, and at the age of ten became a foundation scholar at the Brisbane Grammar School. Appel practiced law in Brisbane and later Townsville, where he moved due to ill health. He married Ruth Sutherland (1855-1935) in 1879, and they had three children together. In 1889 George turned to farming and was a member of the Hamilton Shire Council 1890-1908, and was twice mayor after Hamilton became a municipality. In 1902 he also became a member of the Nerang Shire Council for six years, and then won the state legislative seat of Albert in 1908 and retained it until his death in March 1929. He died after drinking contaminated tank water.

APPEL, Ruth (d. 1935) Mayoress (newspaper obituary)

AUSTIN, Ernest (1890-1913) executed murderer (web article)