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Broadmere Estate, Annerley, 1884 (Map of the Week)

Real estate map for Broadmere Estate, Annerley, Brisbane, 1884. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

This real estate map from 1884 advertises 209 allotments of land for sale at the Broadmere Estate in the Brisbane suburb of Annerley. The allotments were situated along Clara Street, Frederick Street, Mary Street (now Broadmere Street), Francis Street (now Tamworth Street), George Street (now Sommervell Street) and three unnamed roads (now Venner Road, Swansea … Read more

Thompson Estate, 3rd section, [Annerley and Greenslopes], 1884

The third and last section of the Thompson Estate, [Annerley and Greenslopes], Brisbane, 1884. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

This real estate map from 1884 advertises 466 allotments of land for sale at the third and final section of the Thompson Estate, located today across the Brisbane suburbs of Annerley and Greenslopes. The allotments were situated along Juliette Street, Ipswich Road, Emperor Street, King Street, Prince Street, Duke Street, Marquis Street, Baron Street, Victoria … Read more

New Accession: Narbethong State Special School Photographs

Unsourced newspaper article about Richard Tunley

The John Oxley Library recently received a wonderful donation of photographs and information relating to Narbethong Special School at Buranda.  Narbethong was established in 1963 as a school for blind and low vision students, replacing the Brisbane School for the Blind and Deaf at Annerley.  The collection focuses on the work of Richard Frank Tunley, who was … Read more