The Toowong and District Historical Society encompasses the area of the original Toowong Town Council, namely, Toowong, Milton, Auchenflower and parts of Mt Coot-tha. If you have anything to share about these areas (eg photos, stories, family histories), we would love to hear from you.
Find out more about Louis Stamm & Honora Coonan at our Christmas meeting
Join us on Friday 22 November at 9.30am for our last meeting of the year to find out more about Indooroopilly’s historic families and to share some early Christmas cheer. Also the latest newsletter is now available – look for the download link in the sidebar on the right.
The McIlwraith Croquet Club celebrates 90 years!!
On September 28th 2013, the McIlwraith Croquet Club, in Auchenflower, celebrated its 90th anniversary with an afternoon tea at the clubhouse. Members and guests were welcomed by the President, Mrs Sandy Ridgway, and the club committee.
Researching your family history?
Did you know that you can now access and download almost 650000 historical Queensland births, deaths and marriages? A downloadable historical image costs $20 compared to $28 for a hard copy historical certificate. You can still search the index for free. Whether you receive a certificate or image may depend on the type and date of the event.
Records which can be downloaded are:
Births: 1825 to 1890 - available as images (or certificates)
Deaths: 1825 to 1890 and 1965 to 1979 – available as images (or certificates)
Marriages: 1825 to 1889 - available as images (or certificates)
Go to the QLD Government’s web site for more information: QLD BDM