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East Woolloongabba Estate, [East Brisbane], 1884 (Map of the Week)

East Woolloongabba Estate, [East Brisbane], 1884. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

This real estate map from 1884 advertises land for sale at the East Woolloongabba Estate (Darrach’s Paddock), now part of the Brisbane inner-city suburb of East Brisbane. Woolloongabba was incorrectly spelled on the map. The allotments were situated along Didsbury Street, Withington Street, Vulture Street (now Vulture Street East) and Stanley Street (now Stanley Street … Read more

Chelmer Railway Station Estate, Chelmer, 1914 (Map of the Week)

Chelmer Railway Station Estate, 1914. John Oxley Library, State Library

This real estate map from 1914 advertises land for sale at the Chelmer Railway Station Estate in the Brisbane suburb of Chelmer. The allotments were situated along Oxley Road, Appel Street, Plumridge Street, Crawford Street (now Crawford Road) and Chelmer Road (now Chelmer Street East). Extensive publicity for the Chelmer Railway Station Estate was published … Read more

Sherwood Junction Estate, [Corinda and Sherwood], 1883 (Map of the Week)

Sherwood Junction Estate, [Sherwood and Corinda], 1883. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

This real estate map from 1883 advertises land for sale at the Sherwood Junction Estate, now part of the Brisbane suburbs of Corinda and Sherwood. The allotments were situated along Hilda Street, Kathleen Street, Arthur Street (now Ruthven Street), Alfred Street (now Harrowby Street) and five unnamed roads (now Dewar Terrace, Quarry Road, Primrose Street, … Read more

Rocky Waterholes Township Proper, [Rocklea], 1885 (Map of the Week)

Real estate map for Rocky Waterholes Township Proper, 1885. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

This real estate map from 1885 advertises allotments of land for sale at the Rocky Waterholes Township Proper, today part of the Brisbane suburb of Rocklea.  The allotments were situated along Cambridge Street, Melbourne Street, Albert Street, Queen Street (now Sherwood Road), George Street (now Inskip Street), Edward Street (now Carisbrook Street) and three unnamed … Read more

Seskenore Estate, Kedron, 1927 (Map of the Week)

Real estate map for Seskenore Estate, Kedron, 1927. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

This real estate map from 1927 advertises 34 allotments of land for sale at the Sekenore Estate, located in the Brisbane northside suburb of Kedron. The allotments were situated along Cremorne Road, Gail Street, Armentieres Street and Nieppe Street. Prior to the sale extensive publicity was published in Brisbane newspapers. “This beautiful estate fronts Cremorne … Read more

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