Category Archives: Research

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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SLHG Research Three – St Lucia Farming Sub-division, the History of Birdlife and the Dart, Watt and Jarrott Families

Over the last fifteen years members of the St Lucia History Group have researched many aspects of the European development of St Lucia. This individual and collaborative effort is recorded in a series of papers and research notes reflecting the … Continue reading

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SLHG Research Two – Lang Farm and Glenolive, Thomas Lodge Murray Prior, James Henderson and Charles Robert Haly

Over the last fifteen years members of the St Lucia History Group have researched many aspects of the European development of St Lucia. This individual and collaborative effort is recorded in a series of papers and research notes reflecting the … Continue reading

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SLHG Research One – St Lucia before 1852, County of Stanley Parish of Indooroopilly and Moreton Bay Surveyors

Over the last fifteen years members of the St Lucia History Group have researched many aspects of the European development of St Lucia. This individual and collaborative effort is recorded in a series of papers and research notes reflecting the … Continue reading

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Chapel Hill Cemetery

The Chapel Hill Uniting Church and Cemetery are located at the junction of Chapel Hill Road and Moggill Road in Chapel Hill, Brisbane, Queensland. The church was established in 1874 as the Primitive Methodist Church, its subsequent names being the Indooroopilly … Continue reading

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‘The movie that I saw the most people walk out of was William Shakespeare’s ‘Henry V’, uneducated lot’ – recollections of the Victory Pictures Theatre, Taringa.

This is a summary of the presentation given to the Taringa History Group by Eric Marggraf in June 2013. Eric grew up in Taringa and, assisted by life-long friend Lloyd Crank, put together this virtual reconstruction of the Victory Picture … Continue reading

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“Dear Father – just a few lines to let you know I have done my duty – Sydney. Good-bye all.”

These were the words written by Private Sydney John Penhaligon on a postcard addressed to his father, slipped inside the notebook he carried with him to the First World War. Sydney was hit by shellfire shrapnel on 13 May 1915 … Continue reading

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