Mr. William Alcock Tully, B.A., F.R.G.S., who died in Sydney yesterday, was born in Dublin in 1830, and graduated as B.A. of Trinity College in 1852. In the same year he emigrated to Tasmania, and entered the Survey Department of that colony, where he remained until 1863, when he joined the Queensland civil service as commissioner for lands in the Kennedy district, being transferred to the Warrego the following year, at the end of which he came to Brisbane being appointed Deputy Chief Commissioner of Crown Lands, which position he held until 1866 when he was appointed Chief Commissioner and Under Secretary for Lands. He became Surveyor General in 1875, and held that post till July, 1889 when he was appointed a member of the Land Board. About two years ago he retired on pension, and shortly afterwards visited England. Alderman E. K. Tully is a son of the deceased and yesterday the City Council adjourned their meeting as a mark of respect and sympathy, the mover and seconder of the motion—Alderman R. H. Mills and J. M'Master—being old friends of the deceased gentleman.
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TULLY—LORD—August 16, by special license, by the Rev. W. Richardson, at St. Thomas's Church, Avoca, William Alcock, eldest son of Captain Tully, R.N., to Louisa, eldest daughter of Simeon Lord Esq., of Bona Vista.
On the 27th May, at St. Anne's Church, Ryde, by the Rev. G. E. Turner, WILLIAM ALCOCK TULLY, Under-Secretary for Public Lands, Queensland, to ANNE, youngest daughter of Major DARVALL, Ryedale, Parramatta River.