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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

Mayfield Railway Station Estate, [Carina], 1926 (Map of the Week)

Mayfield Railway Station Estate, [Carina], 1926. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

This real estate map from 1926 advertises land for sale at the Mayfield Railway Station Estate, which today is part of the Brisbane suburb of Carina. The allotments were situated along Old Cleveland Road, Mayfield Road, Flavelle Street, Sankey Street, Roberts Street (now Nyrang Street) and Willett Street (now Pembroke Street). Prior to the sale … 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