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Stephens Paddock, South Brisbane [Highgate Hill], 1890 (Map of the Week)

Stephens Paddock Estate, first section, South Brisbane, 1890. 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 1890 advertises 90 allotments of land for sale at the Stephens Paddock Estate (located in present day Highgate Hill). The allotments were situated along Laura Street, Prospect … Read more

Waterloo Bay Estate, Wynnum, 1886 (Map of the Week)

Waterloo Bay Estate, Wynnum, Brisbane, 1886. 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 from 1886 advertises 245 allotments of land for sale at the Waterloo Bay Estate in the Brisbane suburb of Wynnum. The allotments were situated along Waterloo Esplanade, Bride Street, Bay … Read more

Grassdale Estate 2nd section, [Belmont, Chandler, Gumdale], 1885 (Map of the Week)

Grassdale Estate, 2nd section, 1885, [Belmont, Gumdale & Chandler]. 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 from 1885 advertises over 400 allotments of land for sale at the Grassdale Estate, which today is spread across three Brisbane suburbs Belmont, Chandler and Gumdale. The … Read more

Sefton Estate, Clayfield, Brisbane, 1885 (Map of the Week)

Plan of Sefton Estate, Clayfield, 1885. 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 from 1885 advertises over 250 allotments of land for sale at the Sefton Estate, located in the Brisbane suburb of Clayfield. The allotments were situated along London Road, Liverpool … Read more

Sherwood Township Estate, 1885 (Map of the Week)

Sherwood Estate, 1885. 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 from 1885 advertises 268 allotments of land for sale at the Sherwood Township Estate in Brisbane. The allotments were situated along Jerrold Street, Coyne Street, Mayhew Street, Hood Street … Read more

Graceville Estate, 1885 (Map of the Week)

Graceville Estate, Brisbane, 1885. 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 from 1885 advertises 232 allotments of land for sale at the Graceville Estate in the Brisbane suburb of Graceville. The allotments were situated along Graceville Avenue and two unnamed government … Read more