The Friends of Balmoral Cemetery Inc (or FOBC) was established on 28 July 2001, to preserve and enhance Brisbane’s historic Balmoral Cemetery.

Acknowledgments

Friends of Balmoral Cemetery Inc. are grateful for the assistance of many individuals and organisations for their ongoing support and for some of the information contained in this website:

 

  • Brisbane City Council, City Cemeteries

  • State Library of Queensland

  • Descendants of those who were laid to rest at Balmoral Cemetery

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  • Balmoral Angel

Honourable Herbert Freemont Hardacre – A character of conscience and brotherly kindness

The Honourable Herbert F. Hardacre was Minister for Lands in 1899, Minister for Education in 1915 and Lands Court judge in 1919. He was 78 when he died and is buried with his wife Alice (1879-1942) and son Herbert Maynard Hardacre (d. 1972). He epitaph reads, in part, “His was a life of character of conscience and brotherly kindness”.

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