Publications

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  • PubS1 Brisbane: People and Places of Ashgrove: Papers No 21.   2010.

    'Brisbane: People and Places of Ashgrove: Papers No 21.'   2010.

  • PubS2 Ashgrove and The Gap

    'Ashgrove and The Gap: Aspects of History 1849-2003:  Land, Access, Institutions and People.' 2010

  • PubS3 Advice for Local History Researchers

    Advice for Local History Researchers: A guide to local written history sources drawing examples from Ashgrove.

  • PubS4 Anniversary & Birthday Calendar

    'Anniversary & Birthday Calendar.'
    A perpetual calendar for recording anniversaries and birthdays featuring images of historic Ashgrove.

  • PubS5 Ashgrove Heritage Tour. 2006.

    Ashgrove Heritage Tour. 2006. Brisbane History Group.

    Serves as a guide for those wishing to explore Ashgrove’s heritage.

  • PubS6 Tramstops Books

    Tramstops Books, Nos. 1, 2 & 3. Vols. 1-10, 2003-2012.  2012. 
    Bound copies of the Society’s news letters.

AHS Pub1 - Brisbane: People and Places of Ashgrove

Brisbane: People and Places of Ashgrove. Papers No 21.   2010.
Brisbane History Group.
Fifteen original papers on aspects of Ashgrove’s history. 

Paper back, 348 pages

Cost:  $40.00 + $15.00 postage and handling within Australia only.

Total = $55.00 AUS

(for postage outside Australia, please email the Secretary for a quote)

 

Contents
Overview

1 You can't step in the same river twice - Nurdon Serico
2 The Making of Ashgrove - Manfred Cross
3 The Woodlands Precinct - Janet Hogan

History
4 Glimpses of pre-separation Ashgrove: Landscape, land use, access and people - Dick Paten
5 Alexander Stewart and the evolution of West Ashgrove - Helen Bennett
6 Alexander Stewart of Glenlyon: Foundation for empire - Dick & Del Paten
7 Alexander Jolly - John R. Laverty
8 Town Planning and the Glenlyon Gardens Estate - John R. Laverty
9 Hogan's half acre: Woodlands, Ashrove - Janet Hogan
10 Ashgrove State School: A tale of two sites - Paul Sayer

Worthies
11 This other Eden: George Rogers Ha4rding of St Johns Wood - Paul Sayer
12 Robert Little: More than a local solicitor - Graeme Morris and Paul Sayer
13 Daniel Rowntree Somerset: A 'scrupulously upright and conscientious gentleman' - Paul Sayer
14 John Laskey Woolcock: Lawyer and scholar - Paul Sayer

Reminiscences
15 A childhood in wartime Ashgrove, 1939-46 - John Mackenzie-Smith