Born in Jersey, Channel Islands on 15 December 1837 to parents Georges Louis Francois Le Blond
( b. 10.5.1804 in Manche, France ) and Jeanne-Marie Catherine Le Monnier ( b. 4 August 1803 ). His parents were married in Portbail, Manche, France on 14 November 1825.
The death occurred recently of Mr. George Blond at the age of 72 years.He was the oldest son of Captain George Blond, timber merchant, Brisbane and was born at Spring Hill, which was at the time, little more than a bush-covered area.Deceased, who was employed by the Queensland Government Railways until about five years ago when he retired, was a man of kindly disposition and a popular officer. He married Miss Minnie Marks of Brisbane.