Influenza quarantine camp 1919

The Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918-1920 spread rapidly throughout the globe and lasted some 2 years or more.  500,000 million people, about one third of the world’s population at the time, were infected and at least 50,000 million died worldwide, more people than in the Great War.  15,000 Australians died… Read more »

“Fair View”  Home of the Williams family at Mt Pleasant c.1903

The Brisbane Courier of 15th March 1905 reported “…About 130 residents of the Upper North Pine met at the Orange Hall, Upper North Pine, on Friday evening last, to give Mr. C.T. Williams a send-off on the eve of his trip to the old land…during the evening Mr Williams was… Read more »

Conrad & Christianne Buhmann & their 9 children – c.1902

The Brisbane Courier of 20th March 1920 reported “…A large number of friends of Mr. and Mrs. C. Buhmann, Mt. Pleasant, Upper North Pine, assembled in the School of Arts on Monday last to bid them farewell, prior to their departure for Sandgate, where they will in future reside… A… Read more »

Sawmill at Terrors Creek (Dayboro) c. 1917

The Daily Mail of 15th March 1920 reported “…The Dayboro sawmill, who has been owned for many years by Messrs. Heathwood, Lacey, and Cruise, has been sold, the purchasers being the well-known firm of sawmillers , Messrs. Dath, Henderson and Co., of Brisbane.  The sawmill premises occupy a site adjacent… Read more »

Wilcox Bros Auctioneers – 1921-1924

The Daily Mail of 11th March 1920 reported “…A branch of the London Bank has been opened at Dayboro.  There are now two private banks doing business in this centre, a branch of the E.S. and A. having opened about 5 years ago…”  The London Bank of Australia Limited occupied… Read more »