Monthly Archives: March 2017

Taringa History Group April Meeting

3pm Saturday 1 April 2017 at Toowong Community Meeting Place, Josling Street, Toowong. This month¬†Kaye Mobsby will give a talk on William Henry Mobsby who is mostly remembered for his wonderful photography of Queensland and as a pioneer of cinematography, … Continue reading

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Biography of Henry William Mobsby (1860-1933) by Kaye Mobsby

As a resident of Indooroopilly for many years in the early part of the 20th century, Henry Mobsby would have been quite well known within the area due to his community involvement. He emigrated to Australia from England in 1883 … Continue reading

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Brisbane Spreads West – new BHW publication

By now your local participating history group should have stocks of the new publication Brisbane Spreads West – A local history 1840 to 1901. The book is the result of a collaboration of nine local history groups and societies,¬† drawing … Continue reading

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SLHG Research Four – Long Pocket, Education in St Lucia and the Carr Family

The following papers and notes are part of the ongoing research undertaken by members of the St Lucia History Group. Whilst many are ‘work in progress’ they are being progressively uploaded to provide an on-line resource. Comments, corrections and contributions … Continue reading

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