Historical Society

1959 Laceys Creek School Open Day

            The one-teacher Laceys Creek State School opened on 17th January 1898 and closed on 25th August 1963. During that time 338 pupils attended the school.              The first teacher was local lady Emily Catherine Page who taught until 31st October 1907 when she resigned to marry.  School enrolments reached… Read more »

Terrors Creek E.S. & A. Bank Ltd. c. 1916

The Terrors Creek branch of the English Scottish and Australian (E.S. & A) Bank Limited was established in 1912 in the building that had been originally built as Riek Bros. store (now 28 Williams Street) about 1900. The building was extended to include a Bank Manager’s residence.  A branch of… Read more »

First Terrors Creek Bridge c. 1901

The Brisbane Courier of 11th July 1900 reported on the Pine Divisional Board meeting held the previous day “…       The plans and specifications of the new bridge over Terror’s Creek, submitted by the overseer, were approved and it was decided to go on with the work at once.” The Brisbane… Read more »

Decorated Hoops

Back row: Kathleen Chambers, Ruth Rudd, Harriet Kuhn, Dorothy Henzell, Bill French, Frank Rospigaroff, Ralph Rudd, George French Second row:  Grace Chambers, Win Henzell, Julia Williams, Josie Chambers, Lily Williams, Violet French Front row:      Rita Henzell, Nina Rudd, Jean Henzell The Brisbane Courier of 30th November 1912 reported “MT. PLEASANT… Read more »

Cenotaph unveiled 1920

The Brisbane Courier of 30th May 1917 reported: “UPPER NORTH PINE – The Progress Association at a meeting on Saturday night decided to take steps to erect a monument in honour of the boys who have gone to the front.” At a meeting of the Dayboro State School Committee on… Read more »