Tag Archives: St Lucia

SLHG Research Five – S&W Railway, Government Services, Residential Sub-Division and the Naming of the Suburb

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 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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Q & A Ironside State School

Q: Why is the school at St Lucia named ‘Ironside’ State School and how did it get this name ? A: The name was proposed by the School Committee in a 1905 letter to the Under Secretary, Department of Public … Continue reading

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Q & A The naming of St Lucia

Q: How did St Lucia get its name A: Brisbane’s early european settlers, as the explorers before them, often chose feature and location names familiar to them from their place of origin. St Lucia was no exception and there may … Continue reading

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