Historical Society

Dayboro Brass Band

The Daily Mail of 30th April 1926 reported “…Anzac Day was marked by a memorial service in the Presbyterian Church, conducted by the Rev. Mr. Murphy. The choir and the Dayboro Brass Band assisted. A procession consisting of returned soldiers, headed by the band, marched to the soldiers’ monument, where… Read more »

Sole Bros. Circus came to town

Growing up in Dayboro during the 1950s was pretty quiet with not a lot of entertainment for children other than the “pictures” in the Dayboro Public Hall on a Saturday night. Do you remember those old canvas seats? Probably the most exciting thing was interval when you could go and… Read more »

Dayboro Bowlers

The Dayboro & District Bowling Club was formed in February 1945. Gurney Henzell was one of the foundation members and his son, Win Henzell, was joint secretary with Rody Cruice. John Kelly was the foundation President and George Currie, the E.S. & A. Bank Manager, was the Treasurer. John Kelly,… Read more »

Dayboro Sawmill

For many years timber was a huge industry in the Dayboro district with quite a number of sawmills in existence. This photograph was taken at the Dayboro Sawmill in the 1930s. The log came from somewhere at Ocean View. It was taken down what it now known as Fred’s Road,… Read more »

Dayboro Cricket Team c. 1947

Back Row: Ronnie McKenzie, Arnold Sully, Ernie Brunsden, Ron Heathwood, Boy Bond, Merv McKenzie Front Row: Merv Shea, Colin King, Roy Truloff, Snow Heathwood, Dick Rohlf, Ralph Abel A number of cricket clubs have come and gone over the years. The Brisbane Courier of 19th March 1902 mentioned cricket matches… Read more »