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Baynes’ Paddock, [Greenslopes], 1887 (Map of the Week)

Bayne's Paddock Estate, [Greenslopes], Brisbane, 1887. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

State Library of Queensland has an extensive collection of historical maps of Queensland, some of which have been digitised and can be viewed online. This Brisbane real estate map from 1887 advertises 436 allotments of land for sale at Baynes’ Paddock (located in present day Greenslopes). There is a discrepancy between the map and newspaper advertisements … Read more