Vaughan Estate, Wooloowin, 1905 (Map of the Week)

Real estate map for Vaughan Estate, 1905. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

Real estate map for Vaughan Estate, 1905. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

This real estate map from 1905 advertises 56 allotments of land for sale at the Vaughan Estate in the Brisbane suburb of Wooloowin.

The allotments were situated along Kedron Park Road, Eveleigh Street and Kent Road. Part of Eveleigh Street is now called Ramona Street.

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

Advertisement for the Vaughan Estate in Wooloowin, Brisbane. Published in the Brisbane Courier, 21 January 1905, p.8

Advertisement for the Vaughan Estate in Wooloowin, Brisbane. Published in the Brisbane Courier, 21 January 1905, p.8

The auction was to have taken place on the afternoon of 28 January 1905.

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.

Browse our collection of digitised real estate maps on Historypin.

Find your Wooloowin house in the Frank and Eunice Corley collection

From 6169 Frank and Eunice Corley House Photographs. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Image 6169-2014-0003

From 6169 Frank and Eunice Corley House Photographs. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Image 6169-2014-0003

From the 1960s to the 1970s, Frank and Eunice Corley drove the suburban streets of Queensland in their pink Cadillac, taking photographs of houses and selling them to homeowners. A database containing over 61,000 photographs can now be searched and viewed online. There are 118 photographs for the suburb of Wooloowin.

The Corley collection is the focus of State Library of Queensland’s latest exhibition, Home: a suburban obsession, which runs from 7 December 2018 until 14 July 2019.

Myles Sinnamon – Engagement Officer, State Library of Queensland