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Picture relating to Queensland - titled 'Hugh Milman, ca. 1890'
Picture relating to Cooktown - titled 'View of Cooktown, ca. 1890'

Hugh Milman, ca. 1890

contributed by QldPics, taken in 1890
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Hugh Miles Milman was born in London in 1845, and came to Australia in 1865. Pastoralist and pioneer in Queensland, he became Police Magistrate at Aramai in 1881 and at Cooktown in 1883. In 1890, he was Chief Commissioner of Stamps in Brisbane. He became Government Resident of Thursday Island from 1904 (Information taken from: F. Johns, Johns's notable Australians : who they are and what they do, 1906).