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125 years ago in Rocklea, 29 February 1896

125 years ago in Rocklea, 29 February 1896

MISCELLANEOUS. WANTED Persons assemble in thousands Rocklea Races, Easter Monday ; racing, trotting ; splendid band ; dancing on lawn.   From The Telegraph, Saturday 29 February 1896, page 7.   Image: Horse and rider, racing a pacer or trotter at the...

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100 years ago in Sunnybank, 28 February 1921

100 years ago in Sunnybank, 28 February 1921

THE YELLOW DEVIL. FRUIT FLY AND ITS RAVAGES. Captain R. S. Pitt, of Sunnybank, writes:— "A great deal has been said about the destruction of the fruit fly, but up to the present practically nothing gas been done. During the last citrus season, the north coast suffered...

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75 years ago in Moorooka, 27 February 1946

75 years ago in Moorooka, 27 February 1946

CUT IN HOUSE RENT WANTED   Lower rents for the houses occupied by munition workers at Moorooka and the provision of accommodation to be the subject of a deputation to Federal members of Parliament from the Queensland Trades and Labour Council on Friday. The...

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75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 27 February 1946

75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 27 February 1946

FORTY YEARS AGO FROM THE 'MINER' OF FEBRUARY 27, 1906. [as reported happening in 1906] During a thunderstorm on Cooper's Plains, near Brisbane, yesterday, a number of fish fell with the rain. They were all alive, and measured from 14 in. to 2h in. in length. It is...

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75 years ago in Moorooka, 26 February 1946

75 years ago in Moorooka, 26 February 1946

TWO PARALYSIS CASES REPORTED TODAY   Two cases of infantile paralysis were reported to the State Health Department today. They were a man, 28, Moorooka, and a boy, 12, Isis.   From The Telegraph, Tuesday 26 February 1946, page 3.   Image: Beachview...

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150 years ago in Coopers Plains, 25 February 1871

150 years ago in Coopers Plains, 25 February 1871

THE COURIER. (Logan Road Trust) A meeting was held at Mr. P. McGoldrick's, Logan Bridge, on the 21st February. About forty land-owners and occupiers of land were present. A. I. Henderson was voted to the chair, and read the circular from the Minister for Works, as...

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75 years ago in Moorooka, 25 February 1946

75 years ago in Moorooka, 25 February 1946

TWO INJURED IN CAR Two women were injured when a defect developed in the steering gear of the car in which they were driving alone Merivale Street of South Brisbane, about 3.20 a.m. yesterday. The car grazed an electric light pole and ran up on the footpath before it...

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75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 23 February 1946

75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 23 February 1946

FIVE PRIZE SAVOURY DISHES. SMOKED BARRACOUTA One and ½lbs, smoked barracouta, 3 potatoes, 2 tablespoons grated cheese, 1 tablespoon chopped parsley, pepper, salt, 1lb. peas, 3 eggs, ½ pint white sauce. Wash the fish well in cold water, rinsing several times. Cut into...

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100 years ago in Sunnybank, 23 February 1921

100 years ago in Sunnybank, 23 February 1921

WE.A. AND W.S.S.S.   Mr. J. J. M'Laughlin, Sunnybank, writes:- When moving for a hostile pronouncement in regard to the attitude of the Workers' School of Social Science towards the Workers' Educational Association Mr. Freeberg makes very clear "that there is a...

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100 years ago in Moorooka, 22 February 1921

100 years ago in Moorooka, 22 February 1921

TWO MACHINERY ACCIDENTS.   Henry Clarke, of Moorooka, had the top of the third and fourth fingers of his left hand severed yesterday in a machine. He was attended by the Ambulance, taken to the General Hospital and then to his home. Percy Fitzsimmons had the...

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75 years ago in Moorooka, 21 February 1946

75 years ago in Moorooka, 21 February 1946

AMBITIOUS CHAIN PLAN OF CO-OPERATIVE STORES An ambitious plan to establish a chain of stores in the suburbs is the latest development in the co-operative movement in Brisbane. Known as the Brisbane Co-operative Stores Society Ltd. it is hoped to open the first shop at...

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75 years ago in Rocklea, 20 February 1946

75 years ago in Rocklea, 20 February 1946

CABINET BAN ON COURSING AT MID-WEEK   State Cabinet yesterday refused to allow coursing meetings in Brisbane to be changed from Saturdays to midweek. For some years coursing meetings have been held at Rocklea on Saturdays, but from last Saturday the venue was...

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50 years ago in Sunnybank, 19 February 1971

50 years ago in Sunnybank, 19 February 1971

MEMBER Co. OF THE REAL ESTATE INSTITUTE OF QUEENSLAND. SUNNYBANK REAL ESTATE CNR. STATION RD. AND TURTON ST. SUNNYBANK 931075 932990 A/H 475146 933217 WANTED YOUR LAND FOR SALE IN THE BRISBANE AREA. FORWARD DETAILS OF LOCATION AND PRICE REQUIRED Now Is The Time To...

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150 years ago in Coopers Plains, 18 February 1871

150 years ago in Coopers Plains, 18 February 1871

LOGAN ROAD TRUST OLD LOGAN ROAD, from Cooper's Plains to the Logan Bridge (via Brown's Plains) Road Trust.—A MEETING will be held at Mr. P. M'GOLRICK'S, Logan Bridge, on TUESDAY, February 21 next, for the purpose of administering a Road Trust. A. J. Henderson,...

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125 years ago in Brisbane, 17 February 1896

125 years ago in Brisbane, 17 February 1896

The Brisbane River Disaster. FORTY-SIX PERSONS SAVED THE NAMES OF SOME OF THE MISSING. (By Telegraph.) Brisbane, February 15.   -- It is impossible yet to obtain a list of persons drowned in the Pearl disaster. The police are making every enquiry, but there is...

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75 years ago in Rocklea, 17 February 1946

75 years ago in Rocklea, 17 February 1946

THEY HAD EARNT IT.   GWEN AND SHIRLEY Havenn feeding their pick-a-back mounts, L.A.F. Ian Morrison (left) and A.F.L. Paul Woods, with ice cream at the party given by the Royal Navy at Rocklea yesterday. The guests were from the Salvation Army and Brisbane City...

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100 years ago in Moorooka, 16 February 1921

100 years ago in Moorooka, 16 February 1921

FAIR RENTS. MORE REDUCTIONS.   In the Fair Rents Court this morning, before Mr. A. Dean, P.M., several cases were heard. Retort Willmont, of Durack-street, Moorooka, had the rent of his house, of which W. Cole brook is the owner, reduced from 9s to 8s, as from...

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100 years ago in Moorooka, 15 February 1921

100 years ago in Moorooka, 15 February 1921

599 FROM RABAUL.   The troopship Lidvard brought 599 Australian troops from Rabaul to Brisbane yesterday. They were driven through the city to the Yeerongpilly and Moorooka camps. Most are for discharge.   From The Courier Mail, Friday 15 February 1946, page...

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75 years ago in Moorooka, 13 February 1946

75 years ago in Moorooka, 13 February 1946

SEVEN-MILE TRAIN TRIP WITH BULLET IN BRAIN   BRISBANE. — Norman Morris (44) travelled by tram seven miles from Moorooka to Brisbane yesterday with a bullet in his brain. He entered an Albert Street tailor's shop and said that he had been shot in the head. He was...

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75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 13 February 1946

75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 13 February 1946

ENGAGEMENTS.   HOLDENSON-BONIFACE. – Pamelia MaIe, second daughter of Mr. H. P. Holdenson, 327 Dandenong rd., Armadale, to John Walter Llewellyn, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Boniface, Coopers Plains, Brisbane, Qld.   From The Argus (Melbourne),...

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75 years ago in Moorooka, 12 February 1946

75 years ago in Moorooka, 12 February 1946

NEWS IN BRIEF.   Alleged Defamation.—Writs for damages alleging defamation have been issued out of the Queensland Supreme Court by Michael Healy, trade union official of Moorooka, Brisbane. The writs are against C. G. Fallon. of Dunstan House, Brisbane, and the...

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125 years ago in Coopers Plains, 10 February 1896

125 years ago in Coopers Plains, 10 February 1896

AUCTION SALES.   THIS DAY. Commencing at Twelve o'clock Sharp. ON THE GROUND. ON THE GROUND. Adjoining the Residence of Mr. Isaacs, Cooper's Plains. Under a Bill of Sale. TOTALLY UNRESERVED SALE OF DAIRY CATTLE AND HORSES. Comprising – 24 Head of Dairy Cattle,...

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100 years ago in Sunnybank, 10 February 1921

100 years ago in Sunnybank, 10 February 1921

LIQUOR ACT CASE. The case of Charles Cornell, of Sunnybank, charged with having on Sunday, 2nd January, at Rocklea, been found, without lawful excuse, on the licensed premises of Jack Abercrombie, was down for hearing in the City Police Court, before Mr. H. L....

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75 years ago in Moorooka, 10 February 1946

75 years ago in Moorooka, 10 February 1946

ROUND ABOUT WITH PENELOPE.   BLUE and gold streamers, bunting, and flags made gay decorations for the party given at Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Seaton's home at Moorooka last night in honour of the coming-of-age of their only daughter, Daphne Joyce. There were 45 guests....

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75 years ago in Rocklea, 9 February 1946

75 years ago in Rocklea, 9 February 1946

THRILLS FOR ORPHANS AMONG RN AIRCRAFT   To have taxi rides across the tarmac in a Corsair plane and to clamber over Seafires that had been in combat against the Japanese were some of the thrills provided for 50 orphans, who were entertained by the Royal Navy this...

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125 years ago in Moorooka, 7 February 1896

125 years ago in Moorooka, 7 February 1896

TEMPERANCE.   Moorooka Congregational B.H. — The monthly meeting was hold on 'Wednesday evening, the church being crowded. A long programme of recitations, dialogues, quartettes, solos, tea., was gone through. Mr. G. Rawson presided. Several friends from the city...

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75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 6 February 1946

75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 6 February 1946

[no title] Many farmers would like I to be able to purchase, one of these tractors which, bearing Allied Works Council number plates, are parked at Cooper's Plains, Brisbane. All look practically new.   From Daily Examiner (Grafton), Wednesday 6 February 1946,...

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75 years ago in Moorooka, 6 February 1946

75 years ago in Moorooka, 6 February 1946

BOY FOUND AT GRAFTON.   Albert Arthur Lockyer, 13, who has been missing from his home at Pegan Drive, Moorooka, since January 14, has been located at Grafton. He was brought home by his father yesterday.   From The Courier Mail, Wednesday 6 February 1946,...

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100 years ago in Moorooka, 5 February 1921

100 years ago in Moorooka, 5 February 1921

AUSTRALASIAN NEWS. His Grace the Archbishop on Saturday morning, January 8, at the Rose Bay Convent, officiated at a religious reception and profession which was of much interest to Queenslanders. Three of the young ladies participating in the ceremony were originally...

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100 years ago in Coopers Plains, 5 February 1921

100 years ago in Coopers Plains, 5 February 1921

AUCTIONEERS’ NOTICES. CLEARING-OUT SALE TUESDAY, 8th FEBRUARY, AT 11 O'CLOCK. Under Instructions from J. Compton, Esq. SALE BY AUCTION, ON THE PREMISES, OF VALUABLE FARMING PROPERTY, HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, PIANO, 70 HEAD OF CATTLE, HORSES, FARM IMPLEMENTS, SULKY, FOWLS,...

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100 years ago in Coopers Plains, 4 February 1921

100 years ago in Coopers Plains, 4 February 1921

CLASSIFIEDS. “THE LlQUOR ACT OF 1912.” (Section 34.) 'NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TRANSFER OF LICENSED VICTUALLER'S LICENSE. To the Licensing Court -of the Licensing District of Biggenden, acting under “The Liquor Act of 1912. I, ANTHONY WILLIAM BAULCH, being the holder...

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100 years ago in Moorooka, 4 February 1921

100 years ago in Moorooka, 4 February 1921

LABOR APPRECIATION. Though defeated after a hard fight, Mr, J. F. F. Reid, who carried the Labor banner in Oxley in the last State elections, is able to find consolation in the appreciation of organisations that stood behind them, as the following letters, forwarded...

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75 years ago in Moorooka, 3 February 1946

75 years ago in Moorooka, 3 February 1946

LOST £150 IN A BET, SAYS HUSBAND: WIFE'S CLAIM FOR SUPPORT MENTION of a losing £150 bet on a horse he couldn't remember with a bookmaker whose whereabouts he doesn't know, was made in Brisbane Summons Court last week when Roy Ernest Hardy, electrician, of...

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75 years ago in Rocklea, 3 February 1946

75 years ago in Rocklea, 3 February 1946

2 GIRLS HELD UP BY MASKED YOUTH   A YOUTH, believed to be armed, and wearing a handkerchief over his face as a mask, held up two girls at Rocklea at 8.45 last night. The girls were going from their homes at Rocklea to a dance hall in Beaudesert Road. They said...

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75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 2 February 1946

75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 2 February 1946

BETTY’S BUDGET OF SOCIAL DOINGS. TWO members of the staff of Sunnyside Hospital who have joined the ranks of the ''newly engaged" this week are Misses Gertrude Crimmins and Jean Franks. Jean's engagement to Mr William Gillam (ex-AIF), eldest son of Mrs M. J. Wheeler,...

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75 years ago in Sunnybank, 1 February 1946

75 years ago in Sunnybank, 1 February 1946

CITY COUNCIL LIBRARIES PLAN TO OPERATE SOON The City Council's library plan, which provides for 38 community centre libraries, will be put into operation in its initial stages in the near future. The Town Clerk (Mr. Slaughter) said the first of the new libraries,...

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75 years ago in Moorooka, 1 February 1946

75 years ago in Moorooka, 1 February 1946

READERS' LETTERS. Efficiency Praised PLENTY of 'bricks' have been thrown at the Discharge Section of the Australian Military Forces. Here is a bouquet. Having passed through Moorooka L.T.D. and the Redbank Discharge Depot, I must congratulate the staffs on their...

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100 years ago in Coopers Plains, 1 February 1921

100 years ago in Coopers Plains, 1 February 1921

FARMS, AGRICULTURE. DAIRY Farm. Cooper's Plains, 52 acres, good soil, suitable lucerne and fruit growing. perm. watered, securely fenced, house 4 room, kitchen. 6 cement bails. £1308. £560 cash A. M Newman. City Buildings, Edward -street.   From The Daily Mail,...

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75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 30 January 1946

75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 30 January 1946

SEEKS REASON FOR TRACTOR BUNGLE. A departmental explanation of the lack of co-ordination on his quest for a crawler tractor is to be sought by the Country Party Leader (Mr. A. W. Fadden). He said yesterday that since January 9 he had communicated with several people...

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125 years ago in Rocklea, 30 January 1896

125 years ago in Rocklea, 30 January 1896

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS. YEERONGPILLY DIVISION. The returning officer, Mr. A. Laver, attended on Tuesday afternoon at the offices of the Yeerongpilly Divisional Board, Rocklea, to receive nominations for the annual elections. The nominations received were :-No. 1...

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100 years ago in Rocklea, 29 January 1921

100 years ago in Rocklea, 29 January 1921

THE KENNEL. … The reference to greyhounds suggests the approach of the Rocklea Coursing Club's annual meeting to conclude the old year and begin the new details for the track always require much time in finalising, and there are usually difficult obstacles to...

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100 years ago in Moorooka, 29 January 1921

100 years ago in Moorooka, 29 January 1921

BURNING ACCIDENT. TWO MEN INJURED. Some fat caught fire at the residence of Leonard and John Hoyland in Schorter-street, Moorooka, yesterday afternoon, and in endeavoring to extinguish it they both received burns, the former on the left side of the face and neck, left...

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100 years ago in Rocklea, 28 January 1921

100 years ago in Rocklea, 28 January 1921

WOMAN’S WORLD. SOCIAL. Mrs Harold Jackson-Highfield (Kuala Lumpur, Federated Malay States), who has been spending a holiday in Brisbane, will return to the East by the Montoro on Wednesday. She will be accompanied by Miss Prances Beatty, of Curra, Rocklea, who will be...

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40 years ago in Sunnybank, 28 January 1981

40 years ago in Sunnybank, 28 January 1981

PRIZE RECIPE. PUMPKIN BREAD. 1kg (21b) pumpkin 3 1/2 cups wholemeal plain flour 2 teaspoons wholemeal plain flour extra 3/4 cup gluten flour 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon salt, extra 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon honey, extra 30g (1oz) compressed yeast 1/4 cup oil 1 egg...

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75 years ago in Moorooka, 27 January 1946

75 years ago in Moorooka, 27 January 1946

"OBJECTED TO ME KISSING FATHER-IN-LAW". HUSBAND TALKS OF AMERICANS' VISITS Roy Ernest Hardy (left) and his wife, Dulcie Olive Hardy (below), who made allegations, and countered other allegations with further allegations, in the course of the lady's prosecution of a...

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100 years ago in Rocklea, 27 January 1921

100 years ago in Rocklea, 27 January 1921

MR. GEORGE HIRST. Mr. George Aldborough Prittie Hirst, for many years closely identified with pastoral pursuits in Queensland, died at Lowanna, Rocklea, on January 9, in his 79th year. He was born at Darlfnghurst, Sydney, and his family wad among the earliest pioneers...

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75 years ago in Runcorn, 26 January 1946

75 years ago in Runcorn, 26 January 1946

PERSONAL ITEMS. Miss J. Childs has returned to Brisbane after spending a few days with her sister (Mrs D. Millers, Cribb Street, Mount Morgan). Miss Childs has received a transfer to the State School at Runcorn. From Morning Bulletin, Saturday 26 January 1946, page 3....

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75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 26 January 1946

75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 26 January 1946

PERSONAL. Mrs. George Jackson, junr., and her two children, Miriam and Graham, have returned to their home in Bright Street, Lismore, after spending three weeks' holidays with Mrs. Jackson's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. J. McCann, at Cooper's Plains.  ...

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100 years ago in Rocklea, 24 January 1921

100 years ago in Rocklea, 24 January 1921

MR. JOHN SODEN DEAD. A residence of nearly 60 years of this city, was terminated on Friday afternoon by the death of Mr, John Soden. The deceased gentleman, who was in his 84th year, was born at Bedworth, Warwick- shire, England, and together with his wife he arrived...

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75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 23 January 1946

75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 23 January 1946

ROLL OF HONOUR. LATE SIG. RON McCARTNEY. Mr. and Mrs. g. McCartney, of Pulteney St., Taree, have received the following letter: 51 McCracken St., Essendon, Vic. 17th December. 1945. Dear Mr. McCartney, — Please accept my sympathy in the loss of your son, who was under...

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100 years ago in Sunnybank, 22 January 1921

100 years ago in Sunnybank, 22 January 1921

A SERIOUS CHARGE. Edwin E. Williams, 30, a farmer, appeared before Mr. A. Dean, P.M., in the City Police Court, on Friday, charged with a serious offence on a girl, under the age of 17 years. The offence was alleged to have been committed at Union Jack Estate,...

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40 years ago in Coopers Plains, 21 January 1981

40 years ago in Coopers Plains, 21 January 1981

BETWEEN OURSELVES. SEEK THESE SENTENCES May I introduce readers to the LIPOGRAM? This is a form of word puzzle in which only one of the vowels is used in a sentence. Lipograms were popular in old English churches and can still be seen in illuminated script on altars....

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75 years ago in Rocklea, 21 January 1946

75 years ago in Rocklea, 21 January 1946

FARMER COULDN’T BEAT RED TAPE. WHILE a Downs farmer was chasing seven Government departments to obtain a tractor, 10 tractors were lying idle at Rocklea, said Country Party Leader (Mr. Fadden) last night. He instanced the case or a Downs farmer who tried to secure a...

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50 years ago in Sunnybank, 21 January 1971

50 years ago in Sunnybank, 21 January 1971

ABOUT PEOPLE The Touzels of "Bali-Hai" will miss the patter of little feet and the chatter of 2 year old grand-daughter, Sharon, when she returns to Hamilton, Victoria with her mother and father - Shirley and Jeff Morris - after a few weeks holiday. Also staying at...

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75 years ago in Rocklea, 20 January 1946

75 years ago in Rocklea, 20 January 1946

FORMER CAMP SITES More to be feared than established dumps are former camp and training sites for fighting divisions which staged through Brisbane during the war. Among these are Redbank, Lowood, Strathpine, Stafford-Chermside area, Logan Village, Southport, and many...

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75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 20 January 1946

75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 20 January 1946

ENGAGED. Miss Beryl Hislop (Coopers' Plains) to L.A.C. Gordon McDonald (Columboola), R.A.A.F.   From Sunday Mail, Sunday January 1946, page 7.   Image: Image in the newspaper article, National Library of Australia Trove.

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75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 18 January 1946

75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 18 January 1946

RETURNED DIGGERS. Axeman will be please to know that Neville Anning, and his brother, of Peachester (N.C. Line) have been discharged from the Army after four years as prisoners of war in Japanese hands. Both boys have improved in health since, and Neville expects to...

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100 years ago in Runcorn-Kuraby, 17 January 1921

100 years ago in Runcorn-Kuraby, 17 January 1921

"BOLD EFFRONTERY." MAGISTRATE REBUKES DEFENDANT. Two gardeners, John T. Mearing, aged 35, and Hubert E. Beeson, aged 31, were charged before Mr. H. Archdall, C.P.M., in the City Police Court this morning, with having, on January 16, at Kuraby, stolen 10 yards of...

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75 years ago in Runcorn, 16 January 1946

75 years ago in Runcorn, 16 January 1946

LETTER DELIVERY IMPROVEMENTS Mr J. Francis, MHR, has been advised that it is proposed to improve existing services in the Upper Mount Gravatt, Kuraby and. Runcorn districts by; Increasing the frequency of the Mount Gravatt postal delivery service to six times weekly,...

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150 years ago in Coopers Plains, 16 January 1871

150 years ago in Coopers Plains, 16 January 1871

AUCTION SALES.   IMPROVED FARM of 56 acres, being Portion No. 13, Parish of Yeerongpilly (Cooper's Plains) ; improvements consist of Four roomed Cottage, stable, &c, ; 40 acres under cultivation ; good black soil, and all fenced in.   From The Brisbane...

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75 years ago in Sunnybank, 16 January 1946

75 years ago in Sunnybank, 16 January 1946

VEGETABLE GROWERS ADDED TO C.O.D. Personnel of a provisional Vegetable Sectional Group Committee within the Committee of Direction of Fruit Marketing was announced by the Agriculture Minister (Mr. Williams) yesterday. Members of the committee will be Messrs. E. H....

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75 years ago in Moorooka, 15 January 1946

75 years ago in Moorooka, 15 January 1946

ALLEGED STATEMENT. "DECIDED TO KILL WIFE AFTER QUARREL AT WEDDING" BRISBANE, January 14. Plainclothes Constable L. White said in Court today that John Erasmus Willis (58, labourer) told him that he decided to kill his wife following a quarrel at a wedding breakfast...

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100 years ago in Sunnybank, 15 January 1921

100 years ago in Sunnybank, 15 January 1921

UNTITLED. On Thursday afternoon, Myrtle Gibbins, 12 years of ago, was playing at her residence at Sunnybank, when she fell off a log and fractured her left forearm. Ambulance bearers attended and conveyed her to the Mater Hospital.   From Daily Standard, Saturday...

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125 years ago in Moorooka, 14 January 1896

125 years ago in Moorooka, 14 January 1896

LOST AND FOUND. 15 S. Reward, Lost, one bay Mare, branded 7SY off shoulder ; last seen Monday; Moorooka gates, Rocklea. John Knott, Thompson Estate Omnibus Stables.   From The Telegraph, Tuesday 14 January 1896, page 7.   Image: John Neil, Saddler,...

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150 years ago in Coopers Plains, 14 January 1871

150 years ago in Coopers Plains, 14 January 1871

CURRENT NEWS. MRS. STANBOROUGH, of the Primary School, Cooper's Plains, gave her annual New Year's treat to the children attending the school. The number on the roll is thirty-six; and as the day was fine there was a full attendance of the children, and many of the...

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75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 13 January 1946

75 years ago in Coopers Plains, 13 January 1946

US GLAD HAND. FOR several months I was stationed in Brisbane and met many fine people who I will always consider good friends. Among the friends was your paper. While in Brisbane I was stationed at Cooper's Plains, and the little fairgrounds at the end of the tram...

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100 years ago in Coopers Plains, 12 January 1921

100 years ago in Coopers Plains, 12 January 1921

ALLEGED FALSE DECLARATION. NURSE SENT TO TRIAL. Emma Hiscock, a nurse who conducts a maternity' home at Fosterville, 153 Vulture Street, South Brisbane, was proceeded against in the City Summons Court yesterday, on a charge that she, on 7th September, 1920, at South...

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100 years ago in Coopers Plains, 11 January 1921

100 years ago in Coopers Plains, 11 January 1921

SHOT A CALF. COOPER'S PLAINS INCIDENT.   Thomas Hart (33, laborer) appeared before Mr. H. L. Archdall, C.P.M., in the City Police Court yesterday after noon, on a charge that, on January 10. at Cooper's Plains, Oxley, a roan bull calf, the property of James...

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Tramway Tour

Tramway Tour

The Brisbane Tramway Museum And Queensland Omnibus & Coach Society Will be running a Bus tour along some of the old Southside Tram and Trolley Bus Routes on Sunday 20th October 2019 departing 12.15pm from Roma Street, using QOCS Leyland Panther buses that was used...

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Home: a suburban obsession exhibition

Home: a suburban obsession exhibition

To all members and volunteers on the Frank and Eunice Corley House Photo Project.     You are invited to the State Library of Queensland for an Annerley-Stephens Open Day at the Home: a suburban obsession exhibition.     Annerley-Stephens History...

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2018 Brisbane Southside History Network Gathering

In 2018 there are 15 local history groups on the Brisbane Southside, identified by the 15 key suburbs marked on the aerial maps. Districts own their own histories, but the residents of Brisbane share in them, and our local histories are adjoined in the City’s past....

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Indooroopilly & District Historical Society

Contact Person: Robin Trotter Email Address: r.trotter@griffith.edu.au Contact Phone: Website: Postal Address: Indooroopilly & District Historical Society. c/- Walter Taylor Ward Office, 70 Station Road, Indooroopilly 4068 ****** The Indooroopilly &​...

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Brisbane History Group Inc.

Contact Person: Andrew Darbyshire Email Address: bhg@brisbanehistory.asn.au Contact Phone: (07) 3368 1828 Website: http://brisbanehistorygroup.org.au Postal Address: PO Box 2118, Brookside Centre, QLD 4053 ****** The Brisbane History Group Inc. is the most scholarly...

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Enoggera & Districts Historical Society Inc.

Contact Person: Secretary Email Address: eadhs@iseekin.com.au Contact Phone: (07) 33550972 Website: http://www.iseekin.com.au/EDHS/ Postal Address: PO Box 200 Alderley QLD 4051 ****** The Enoggera and Districts Historical Society Inc. holds substantial collection of...

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Friends of Toowong Cemetery Association Inc.

Contact Person: Email Address: inquiries@fotc.org.au Contact Phone: 0439 998 053 (if not answered please leave a brief message and contact number) Website: http://www.fotc.org.au Postal Address: PO Box 808 Toowong QLD 4066 ****** The Toowong Cemetery is the largest...

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Chermside & Districts Historical Society Inc.

Contact Person: Patrick O’Shea Email Address: chermsidedhs@gmail.com Contact Phone: 0415 301 761 Website: http://www.chermsidedistrict.org.au/ Postal Address: Chermside & Districts Historical Society Inc. PO Box 416. Chermside South 4032. ****** The Chermside...

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Kenmore & District Historical Society Inc.

Contact Person: Peter Nimmo Email Address: kenmorehistory@gmail.com Contact Phone: Website: http://kenmorehistory.org.au/ Postal Address: Kenmore and District Historical Society Inc. PO Box 5395. Kenmore East QLD 4069 ****** The Kenmore & District Historical...

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Moggill Historical Society Inc.

Contact Person: Bobby Vollmer Email Address: moggillhistorysecretary@gmail.com Contact Phone: Website: http://moggillhistorical.org.au/ Postal Address: ****** The Moggill Historical Society was formed in 2013. Its focus is on suburbs of Moggill, Bellbowrie, Anstead,...

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Mount Crosby Historical Society Inc.

Contact Person: Robert Suhr Email Address: secretary@mtcrosbyhistory.org.au Contact Phone: Website: http://www.mtcrosbyhistory.org.au/ Postal Address: ****** The Mount Crosby Historical Society was formed in 2001. There is a small collection of articles available. The...

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Nundah & Districts Historical Society Inc.

Contact Person: Secretary Email Address: nundahhistoricalsoc@bigpond.com Contact Phone: (07) 3260 6703 Website: See Facebook Postal Address: Nundah & Districts Historical Society Inc. c/ Nundah Library 1A Bage St, Nundah QLD 4012 ****** The Nundah & Districts...

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New Farm & Districts Historical Society Inc.

Contact Person: Email Address: info@newfarmhistorical.org.au Contact Phone: 0409 498 402 Website: http://www.newfarmhistorical.org.au/ Postal Address: New Farm & Districts Historical Society Inc. PO Box 1141 New Farm QLD 4005 ****** The New Farm & Districts...

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Sandgate & District Historical Society & Museum Inc.

Contact Person: Secretary Email Address: sandgatemusm@bigpond.com Contact Phone: (07) 3869 2283 Website: http://www.sandgatemuseum.com.au/ Postal Address: Sandgate Historical Society, 150 Rainbow Street, Sandgate, QLD, Australia, 4017 ****** The Sandgate &...

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Toowong and District Historical Society Inc.

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 ****** The Toowong and District Historical...

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Toowong History Group

Contact Person: Email Address: http://www.toowong.org.au/ Contact Phone: (07) 3870 9538 Website: http://www.toowong.org.au/ Postal Address: Toowong History Group. PO Box 808, Toowong QLD ****** The Toowong History Group focuses on the area of West Toowong, East...

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Windsor & Districts Historical Society Inc.

Contact Person: Robert Price Email Address: info@windsorhistorical.org.au Contact Phone: 0401 802 980 Website: http://www.windsorhistorical.org.au/ Postal Address: Old Windsor Town Council Chambers, corner of Lutwyche Road and Palmer Street, Windsor. ****** The...

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Coorparoo & Districts Heritage Group

Contact Person: Ron Baker Email Address: bakeron@optusnet.com.au Contact Phone: 3397 3207 Website: http://www.rechners.info/candDHG.html Postal Address: PO Box 263, Coorparoo 4151. ****** The Coorparoo & Districts Heritage Group Inc. formed in 1991. Its main...

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Friends of Balmoral Cemetery Inc.

Contact Person: Betty Sinden Email Address: secretary@balmoralcemetery.com Contact Phone: Website: http://www.balmoralcemetery.com/ Postal Address: PO Box 257, Bulimba Q 4171 ****** The Friends of Balmoral Cemetery Inc. was formed in 2001. The Friends have a close...

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Fort Lytton Historical Association Inc.

Contact Person: Maurice McGuire Email Address: flhaguides@gmail.com Contact Phone: 3399 3198 Website: http://www.fortlytton.com/ Postal Address: PO Box 293 Wynnum QLD 4178 ****** Fort Lytton Historical Association Inc. formed around the Queensland’s largest military...

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Friends of God’s Acre Inc.

Contact Person: Sam Parker Email Address: president@foga.org.au Contact Phone: No number Website: http://www.foga.org.au/ Postal Address: ****** The Friends of God’s Acre Inc. was formed in 1991, through Sam Parker with the support of the Lions Club of Acacia Ridge...

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Bulimba District Historical Society Inc.

Contact Person: Norm Love Email Address: normanllove@hotmail.com Contact Phone: Website: http://www.bulimbahistory.org/ Postal Address: 7 Hall Ave, Norman Park 4170 ****** The Bulimba District Historical Society Inc. formed in 2012, out of community interest in the...

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Coopers Plains Local History Group Inc.

Contact Person: Beryl Roberts Email Address: bberylroberts@gmail.com Contact Phone: 3275 2324 Website: https://sites.google.com/site/coopersplainshistory/home/ Postal Address: PO Box 8112, Sunnybank Q 4109 ****** Formed in 1989, the Coopers Plains Local History Group...

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Queensland Muslim Historical Society Inc.

Contact Person: Janeth Deen Email Address: janethdeen@gmail.com Contact Phone: Website: See Facebook Postal Address: PO Box 517, Sunnybank 4109 ****** The Queensland Muslim Historical Society Inc. was formed in 2008. The Society collects artefacts, research and...

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Friends of South Brisbane Cemetery Inc.

Contact Person: Tracey Olivieri Email Address: badhathi67@hotmail.com Contact Phone: 0401 005 430 (Tracey) Website: http://www.fosbc.com/ Postal Address: PO Box 6462, Fairfield Gardens, Qld 4103, ****** The Friends of South Brisbane Cemetery Inc. was formed in 2005....

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Mount Gravatt District Historical Association

Contact Person: Keith Bouchard Email Address: No Email Contact Phone: (07) 3349 4354 Website: Postal Address: PO Box 399, Mt Gravatt 4122 ****** SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY Denning, Ray S. with Beryl Roberts. Mt Gravatt then and now: an historical and pictorial look at the...

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Wynnum Manly Historical Society Inc.

Contact Person: Jan Parnell Email Address: president@wmhs.org.au Contact Phone: 3396 6001 Website: http://www.wmhs.org.au/ Postal Address: PO Box 318, Wynnum. Qld. 4178 ****** The Wynnum Manly Historical Society Inc. was formed in xxxx. The Society has a Resource...

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Friends of Tingalpa Cemetery Heritage Group Inc.

Contact Person: Jackie Butler Email Address: tingalpachapel@optusnet.com.au Contact Phone: (07) 3396 9472 Website: http://www.chapelhill.homeip.net/FamilyHistory/Photos/Tingalpa-Anglican-cemetery-Brisbane/Friends_of_Tingalpa_Cemetery_Heritage_Group_Inc.htm Postal...

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