Tag Archives: Moggill Road

Warner’s Road north of the river

There has often been discussion at St Lucia History Group meetings about the reported difficulties experienced by the early European settlers accessing Brisbane in the late 1850s/early 1860s. The requirement to deliver their produce to market in town by rowboat … Continue reading

Posted in Research | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A Taringa Childhood

Much has changed in the neighbourhood Eric Marggraf grew up in in the 1930s and 40s. In Wounded in the trenches Eric presents his early childhood memories of Taringa and beyond. Starting with the Manchester Terrace environs, the family home … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Portion 683 Parish of Indooroopilly

Created in 1859, and hungry for revenue, the new Colony of Queensland quickly passed legislation identifying large tracts of ‘alienated’ land to be sold at auction. This was the continuation of the process commenced in the early 1840s when Moreton … Continue reading

Posted in Research | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

‘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

Posted in Research | Tagged , , , , , , , ,