Newsletters

July 2020 contents:

  • Looking back in time: Going to the tennis at Milton
  • Toowong Memorial Park
  • Early Toowong Houses
  • George William Eedy

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February 2020 contents:

  • Keith Randall’s Memories of Yesteryear
  • Booth Street Inquiry
  • Inquiry about ‘Kalamazoo’
  • report on Katharine Wiltshire’s talk, Honey Bee dreaming of Mt Coot-tha and Toowong
  • ‘Dovercourt’ 124 Sherwood Rd Toowong

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June 2017 contents:

  • Tree plantings at Lang Farm Estate in March, 1886
  • 1878 Meeting re water shortage in Toowong
  • Lang Farm Estate Project
  • Lang Farm Estate Walk

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March 2017 contents:

  • Afternoon Tea at Aston Street
  • New Book – Brisbane Spreads West: A Local History 1840-1901
  • Lang Farm Estate research

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February 2015 contents:

  • Feb talk – Fr Denis Martin: Service of God: The Early History of the Catholic Church in Queensland
  • March talk – Deb Drummond on her book Lingering Doubts
  • April talk – Fred Whitchurch: The story of the Toowong RSL sub-branch
  • Frew Park Project (the former Milton Tennis Centre site)
  • The Richlands, Inala & Suburbs History Group Inc book launch

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November 2014 contents:

  • 2014 Brisbane West Cultural Expo
  • Patterson family enquiry
  • backyard tombstones
  • Tour of Middenbury
  • The Burns Road rail overpass road bridge murals
  • Brisbane: Views of Yesteryear

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July 2014 contents:

  • Melva Welch book – Cradle to Grave – Toowong Council.
  • The Ekka
  • 2nd International Festival at Perrin Park
  • Ryan Award for Jeanette
  • Memorial Gate Restoration Project Completed
  • Rebuild of temporary Regatta Ferry Terminal

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August 2013 contents:

  • Book Launch of Deb Drummond’s book, The Cocks Family Tree
  • Toowong Festival
  • Guest Speaker Programme
  • Professor Peter Roennfeldt: Conservatorium of Music,’Whatever happened to Mallalieu House?’
  • Gregory Cope, the Director, Queensland State office, National Archives of Australia: ‘The Collection of the National Archives of Australia’
  • John Enderry, The Queensland Maritime Museum: ‘The Story of the Qld Maritime Museum’
  • Diana Parker: Archivist St Pauls’ Presbyterian Church: Celebrating 150 years

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February 2013 contents:

  • Launch of Cradle to Grave-Toowong Council Book
  • Robert Chestermaster WWII experiences
  • Jean Stewart, President of the Moreton Chapter of the Fellowship of First Fleeters
  • Guest Speaker Programme

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