An article "They Get Around Nowadays" published in the Brisbane Sunday Mail in 1947 described a number of unusual occurrences of young children wandering about by themselves. The tone was one of amusement, whereas today it would more likely be one of disbelief with strong criticism of the parents. My title for this post refers back … Continue reading Children on the Loose
Stately Toonarbin built in the 1860s is one of the district's oldest houses and predates the creation of Dornoch Terrace on which it now stands.
In a classic case of how disputes between neighbours can escalate, in 1930 a problem with crowing roosters ended up in the High Court of Australia.
Dornoch Terrace is lined with productive tamarind trees. Their history dates back to the 1850s.
If you’re lucky, a search through Trove digitised newspapers can reveal much about a house’s history, especially in the period when houses were known by their names.