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Oxley-Chelmer History Group April Meeting

9.30am Friday 26 April 2019 at the Sherwood-Indooroopilly RSL Sub-Branch, Clewley Street, Corinda. At this month’s meetingĀ  Matthew Wengert who will speak about the Spanish Flu epidemic in Brisbane in 1919, and how theĀ  residents of Oxley, Corinda, Sherwood, Graceville … Continue reading

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Turtle Soup made in Oxley – really ?

Yes, made from giant turtles transported all the way from the Great Barrier Reef. Local livestock was used for the more mundane canned sausages, pigs trotters, and pork brawn. For nearly a hundred years the Foggitt and Jones Oxley Bacon … Continue reading

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Oxley-Chelmer History Group – call for help with photographs

Members of the Oxley-Chelmer History Group were pleased to welcome many visitors to our stall at the Sherwood Community Festival on 13 November 2015. The display of photographs of The 1950s in Oxley-Chelmer brought about a lot of comment, especially … Continue reading

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Semi sunken punt

Get the tide right and it is possible to see what appears to be a part submerged punt on the Chelmer bank of the river, just downstream from the Jack Pesch Bridge, the foot/bicycle path crossing at Indooroopilly. Old ferry, … Continue reading

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