A hetone was erected, making this the first marked European grave in the Cairns area. Another station was opened further along the line at Lilybank. The southern part of the suburb is undeveloped dense bushland on the higher slopes rising to about metres.
Despite their best efforts, Dwyer died that evening and was buried built near the hotel. In Samuel Cochrane became the first farmer in the area when he purchased 'Lot ', acres on the southern bank of the Barron.
Geography[ edit ] Stratford is 6. It is bounded to the east by the Captain Cook Highway.
He returned with George Rutherford, the local chemist, and shortly afterwards Dr Myers arrived from Fairns. It is bounded to the north by the Barron River.
The northern part of the suburb is situated on the lower slopes 10—40 metres above sea level of Mount Whitfield and Lumley Hill and is used for residential housing. He built a homestead which he named 'Lily Bank' and grew maize, English potatoes, sweet potatoes and pumpkins. Badly wounded he was taken to the Hotel and Guilfoyle rode off to Old Smithfield township town to get help.