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Adrian  Gibb

Archives Researcher, Anglican Church Southern Queensland

Adrian Gibb

About Adrian -

Adrian is the Archives Researcher working at the Records and Archives Centre, Church House. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from the University of Queensland and has worked in the records/archives industry for well over a decade.

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Oodgeroo Noonuccal: contributions to our Diocese

In the course of indexing the Brisbane Diocesan Newsletter, a photograph of a former Archbishop of Brisbane standing next to one of the most prominent First Nation poets of the 20th century sparked a Records and Archives investigation into the connections between Oodgeroo Noonuccal and St Mark’s Church, Dunwich on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island)

The Wedding of Troopers John Geary to Alice Bond and James Lingwoodock to Daisy Roberts on 13 December 1917 at St Luke’s Mission Hall, Charlotte Street (Image courtesy of the State Library of Queensland and the Records and Archives Centre, ACSQ)

Troopers John Geary and James Lingwoodock, 11th Light Horse Regiment and the 'Queensland Black Watch'

As Remembrance Day and NAIDOC Week coincide this year, it is fitting to honour our First Nations servicepeople, with an image of a joint wedding at St Luke’s Mission Hall on Charlotte Street in 1917 serving as a reminder of the vital role that First Nations soldiers have played in the history of our country


New Guinea Martyrs: discoveries

While processing boxes of documents that landed at the Archives Centre from Archbishop Philip Strong’s own records, precious items relating to the Martyrs of New Guinea were discovered


A man’s best friend

Archives Researcher Adrian Gibb explores the mystery surrounding the tragic death of adventurer and Bush Brother, The Rev’d Felix Albert Fernau