MR. GEORGE HIRST.
Mr. George Aldborough Prittie Hirst, for many years closely identified with pastoral pursuits in Queensland, died at Lowanna, Rocklea, on January 9, in his 79th year. He was born at Darlfnghurst, Sydney, and his family wad among the earliest pioneers of the Darling Downs, where they are well known as the owners of Pilton and other stations. His elder brother will be remembered as having been a judge of the Northern Circuit. The deceased was not unknown to early residents of Toowoomba.
From Toowoomba Chronicle, Thursday 27 January 1921, page 4.
Image: C.G.S. Hirst as Artist, Sketch of a street scene featuring the Junction Hotel, Annerley, ca. 1875, QSA 99183505881002061. State Library of Queensland.