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Charles Street, a shopkeeper of nineteenth century Brisbane

In 1865 Devon born Charles Street was 42 when he and his wife Elizabeth (nee Stanton) boarded the Flying Cloud  bound for Brisbane. He had spent the previous 20 years in America. Initially employed there as a clerk, by the … Continue reading

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Brisbane’s Early Roller Skating Rinks

The now sadly empty and deteriorating Inala Sports Centre on Rosemary Street holds a special place in the memories of a couple of generations who swam, skated or just hung out there during the 1960s,70s and 80s. Developed as a … Continue reading

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Previous Meeting Topics 2014 to 2017

Each of the groups in the collaborative have their own unique way of conducting their meetings, the common thread is the presentation and discussion on a variety of local and wider history topics. Click the link for a listing of … Continue reading

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