Groveley Lodge, 2nd section, Mitchelton, 1921 (Map of the Week)

State Library of Queensland has an extensive collection of historical maps of Queensland, some of which have been digitised and can be viewed online.

Groveley Lodge (2nd section), Mitchelton, Brisbane, 1921. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

Groveley Lodge (2nd section), Mitchelton, Brisbane, 1921. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

This real estate map from 1921 advertises over 150 allotments of land for sale at 2nd section of Groveley Lodge Estate in the Brisbane suburb of Mitchelton. The allotments were situated on Groveley Terrace (now spelled as Grovely Terrace), Nicholson Street, Blaker Road, Church Road, Samford Road and an unnamed road (now Glenholm Street).
Part of Blaker Road as shown on this map would later become Glenholm Street.

Prior to the sale extensive publicity was published in Brisbane newspapers.

“Situated within five minutes’ walk of Mitchelton Station and State School. This estate is the beauty spot of the Enoggera district.” (The Telegraph, March 11, 1921)

Advertisement, The Telegraph, March 12, 1921

Advertisement, The Telegraph, March 12, 1921

The public auction was to held at the ground on the afternoon of March 12, 1921. The results of the sale does not appear to have been published in Brisbane newspapers.

A higher resolution image of this map can be viewed and downloaded through our One Search catalogue.

Prints of this map are also available through the Library Shop.

You can browse a compendium of our previous maps of the week on our blog.

Further reading:

Myles Sinnamon – Engagement Officer, State Library of Queensland