Dalby Herald | 2nd March 2019

IN THE late 1870s it seemed life was at its best for Lady Bell.

The family had settled into the grand home at Jimbour and her children were doing well.

Her husband Joshua Peter had not long been knighted and was an established political figure in Queensland.

Little did she realise the changes and sadness that lay ahead.

As Margaret Miller D’Orsey, she was born in Clare, Ireland in 1841, the daughter of Dr D’Orsey who came to Australia several years later.

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