The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Mylne, Thomas
Mylne, Thomas, J.P., Civil Service Commissioner, Queensland, was born in 1838 at Boness, Linlithgowshire, educated at Perth Academy and Glasgow University, and arrived in Queensland in July 1864, after passing as a writer and public notary. In October of the same year he entered the professional branch of the Registrar-General's office, of which he was chief clerk and second deputy-registrar for several years. In 1878 he was appointed principal deputy Registrar-General. In 1884 the Real Property Office was separated from the Registrar-General's Department, and Mr. Mylne accepted the post of Registrar of Titles, which he retained until Dec 1889, when he received the appointment of Civil Service Commissioner.