The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Atkins, Robert Travers

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The Dictionary of Australasian Biography by Philip Mennell
Atkins, Robert Travers
His proper name is Robert Travers Atkin

Atkins, Robert Travers, a well-known journalist and member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly, was born at Fernhill, Cork, Ireland, on Nov. 29th, 1841, and died at Sandgate, Qd., on May 25th, 1872. He was a relative of the late Thomas Davis, whose biography has recently been written by Sir Charles Gavan Duffy. He was buried at Sandgate, where a monument was erected to his memory by the members of the Hibernian Society of Queensland, of which he was vice-president.