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Eagle Farm and Sandgate Junction Township, [Clayfield], 1888 (Map of the Week)

Eagle Farm and Sandgate Junction Township Estate, 1888. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

This real estate map from 1888 advertises 75 allotments of land for sale at the Eagle Farm and Sandgate Junction Township Estate, now part of the Brisbane northside suburb of Clayfield. The allotments were situated along Alma Road and three unnamed roads (now Stuckey Road, Junction Road and Sandgate Road). Prior to the sale extensive … Read more

St Leonard’s Estate, Coorparoo, 1888 (Map of the Week)

St. Leonard's Estate, Coorparoo, 1888. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

This real estate map from 1888 advertises 82 allotments of land for sale at the St Leonard’s Estate in the Brisbane suburb of Coorparoo. The allotments were situated along Morley Street, Churchill Street, Gladstone Street, Ripon Street, Salisbury Street and a government road (now Castlemaine Street and St Leonards Street). Prior to the sale extensive … Read more

Stamford Estate, Indooroopilly, 1888 (Map of the week)

Plan of the Stamford Estate Indooroopilly Railway Station for sale by auction on the ground on Saturday afternoon November 10th, 1888, Indooroopilly, Brisbane, Queensland. 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 real estate map for 1888 is advertising 169 allotments of land for sale at the Stamford¬†Estate in the Brisbane suburb of Indooroopilly.¬†¬†Interestingly the map details existing properties such as the … Read more