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SLHG Research Nine – Portion 9 Parish of Indooroopilly, A Bridge to St Lucia and Parks and Creeks

When offered for sale at the initial government land auction Portion 9, at 40 acres was typical of the Lots offered for sale in the district. It was quickly sub-divided into three, likely to make it more affordable as family … Continue reading

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Toowong and District Historical Society October Meeting

9.30am Friday 27 October 2017 at the Meeting Room, Toowong Library, Toowong Village Shopping Centre. Join us this month as we take a look through some of the early photographs of Toowong. For further information tdhsoc@gmail.com

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SLHG Research Eight – Living in St Lucia before WW I, Community Organisations and the Guyatt Family

Living in St Lucia Part 1 draws on individual recollections and broader events to give a flavour of what life was like in our district from the beginnings of European settlement to the start of the 1939-45 War. Somewhat of … Continue reading

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Oxley-Chelmer History Group October Meeting

9.30am Friday 20 October 2017 at the Sherwood-Indooroopilly RSL Sub-Branch, 2 Clewley St, Corinda (opposite the Services Club). For further details contact Marion on 3379 1967 or ochginc@gmail.com

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Kenmore and District Historical Society October Meeting

7pm Thursday 19 October 2017 at the Kenmore Library meeting room. For further  information contact Peter Nimmo on 0421 055 151 or kenmorehistory@gmail.com

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Moggill Historical Society October Meeting

2pm Sunday 22 October 2017 at the Moggill Cemetery, 3132 Moggill Road, Bellbowrie. This months meeting will include the MHS AGM (shortest in the district promised), a guided tour of the cemetery, and an update and plans for the cemetery, … Continue reading

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Toowong History Group October Meeting

7pm Wednesday 18 October 2017 at the Toowong Community Meeting Place, Josling Street, Toowong. This month Andrew Darbyshire will share with us his research on the early roller skating rinks in and around Brisbane. A non skater his interest was … Continue reading

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