Toowoomba's History

By jgotz4
  • Allan Cunningham's Birth

    Birth of Allan Cunningham
  • John Sterry Baker

    John Sterry Baker ( Gorman’s runaway convict) born at Norfolk, England)
  • Patrick Leslie

    Birth of Patrick Leslie
  • Allan Cunningham

    Allan Cunning ham assisted Philip Parker King in his survey of the Qld coastline.
  • John Sterry Baker

    John Sterry Baker sentenced for life at Suffolk, England.
  • Oxley to Moreton Bay

    Sept- Allan Cunningham accompanied John Oxley to Moreton Bay and surveyed the Brisbane River.
  • John Sterry Baker

    8 January- John Sterry Baker fled into the bush.
  • Allan Cunningham

    30 April Allan Cunningham left Segenhoe in the Hunter Valley, NSW when setting out north and discovering the Darling Downs.
  • Allan Cunningham

    11 June- Allan Cunningham located Spicer’s Gap from3.2 km to the west but he did not penetrate it.
  • Allan Cunningham

    6 June- Allan Cunningham discovered the Darling Downs.
  • Allan Cunningham

    Allan Cunningham charted the Bremer River
  • Allan Cunnningham

    24 August- Allan Cunningham located Cunningham’s gap by climbing Mt Mitchell as he approached from the Moreton Bay District
  • Allan Cunningham

    Allan Cunningham was at Moreton Bay collecting botanical specimens.
  • logan

    Commandant Logan was killed under questionable circumstances
  • Patrick Leslie arrived in Austraila

  • Allan Cunningham

    Death of Allan Cunningham
  • Patrick Leslie

    20 March- Patrick Leslie arrived at the junction of Sandy Creek (later named) and the Condamine River.