Contact Person: Secretary
Email Address: tdhsoc@gmail.com
Contact Phone: 0401 180 092
Website: http://toowonghistory.org.au/
Postal Address: Toowong and District Historical Society PO Box 187, Toowong, Queensland, 4066

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The Toowong and District Historical Society Inc. formed in 2003. The Society focuses on the suburbs
of Toowong, Milton, Auchenflower and parts of Mt Coot-tha, as it once was administered by the
Town of Toowong. The work of the Society focuses on monthly talks by historians and local
enthusiasts. The Society has a small photographic collection.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Chamberlain, Leigh. with Lindy Salter. Edited. Toowong – Snapshots in Time. Reminiscences Series:
Memories of the Toowong Community. Volume 1. TDHS. 112 pages.
Stories from Dulcie Meiklejohn, Ruth and Lionel Sapsford, Don Cowley, Richard Paynter, Ron Gubby,
Nell Higgins, Edith Wood and Barbara Lovelock, Joan Godfrey, Alex Pascoe, Muriel Thick, Clyde and
Bruce Wilkie, Mavis Anning, Heather Jean Broom, Hilda Symonds, Elsie Miskin

Chamberlain, Leigh. with Lindy Salter. Edited. Toowong – The Road to Everywhere. Reminiscences
Series: Memories of the Toowong Community. Volume 2. TDHS. 114 pages.
Stories from: Loddie Tonge, Peggy Thomson, Shirley Wright, Mona Lewis, Adrian Field, Bob Bray,
Sisters M. Bernadette and M. Whelan, Len Huxham, Roslyn Cumming, Les and Glad Randall, Beau
Palmer, Henrietta McLellan, Arthur Hinsbey, Joyce Glassop

Chamberlain, Leigh. with Lindy Salter. Edited. Toowong – Down the River Road. Reminiscences
Series: Memories of the Toowong Community. Volume 3. TDHS. 114 pages.

Stories from: Rose McLelland, Rad Guerin and Denis Casey, Alan Muir, Peggy Martin, Enid Carr, Jean
Cranley, Pat Vidgen, Alice Andrews, Marjorie and Joe Stick, Merle Hammond, Rosalie Chandler, Jean
Harding, Thelma Campbell

Chamberlain, Leigh. with Lindy Salter. Edited. Toowong – A Tram Ride from the Past. Reminiscences
Series: Memories of the Toowong Community. Volume 4. TDHS. 149 pages.
Stories from: Shirley Lahey, Cecily Walker and Erl Roberts, Eris Jolly, Beth Acton, Stuart Roden,
Dorothy Beavis, Gwen Patterson, Kath Handy, Charles Rowe, Ray Wall, Ron Archer, Pat and Beverley
Bailey, and Ron Archer, Marcia Dunning, Glen Butler, Zena Tomkins, Les Dallinger, Percy Hanlon

Chamberlain, Leigh. with Percy Hanlon. Charles Patterson, Toowong resident, sawmiller,
contributor. Malcolm Finlayson's address to the Toowong and District Historical Society. 71 pages.

Chamberlain, Leigh. The Laugher sisters of Toowong and their park. 171 pages.

Michaux, Michael. Toowong – Heritage Architecture and Street Art: A self-guided tour of Toowong.
30 pages.

Sinclair, Bruce. Toowong Memorial Park. 70 pages

Welch, Melva A. Cradle to Grave – Toowong Council.165 pages.