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  • HS1 Ashgrove Titles Map 1875

    1875 Map showing first freehold blocks 26 - 29.

  • HS2 Ashgrove State School 1890

    First Ashgrove school - 1890.

  • HS3 St Johns Wood House ca 1930

    'St John's Wood House' or 'Granite House' c.a. 1930.

  • HS4 Glenlyon House and Billiards Room

    Glenlyon House and Billiards Room - built 1876.

  • HS5 Tram on Waterworks Rd 1924

    Tram on Waterworks Road 1924.

  • HS6 James Brunton Stephens 1902

    James Brunton Stephens, 1902 - celebrated poet and head teacher at Ashgrove State  School in 1877.

  • HS7 Federal to Grove Estate Horse Bus

    William Marshall and passengers in the horse bus, corner of Three Mile Scrub Road (Ashgrove Avenue) and Dorset Street.  Source: Eunice Adame.

  • HS8 Trout Family Federation Celebration 1901

    Trout family "federation reunion", perhaps at Richard Trout's home ‘Cumstree’, corner of  Dalton Street and Waterworks Road.  1901.
    Image source: Alan Trout.

  • HS9 WWII soldiers Embassy Hall St Johns Wood

    WWII soldiers  c.1945 outside Embassy Hall in Royal Parade in St Johns Wood. Part of 2/1 Australian Chemical Warfare Laboratory contingent.

  • HS10 BP Garage Stewart Rd 1974

    Old BP garage, Stewart Road near old bridge, Jan 1974 flood.

Contact Us

Ashgrove Historical Society Inc.

PO Box 355,
Qld  4060

Email:  ahs.secretary@bigpond.com

ABN 85 369 822 992




Ashgrove Library – 87 Amarina Avenue

Due to Covid-19 restrictions at the library, numbers are limited and registration is required to attend. 

Saturday 2 October:  Topic - "Todds, Trouts and Temperance":  presented by Tina Scrine. CANCELLED

Saturday 6 November (AGM):  Topic - "A World in a Street - Banks St Newmarket:  by Dr. John Pearn

Saturday 4 December:  Topic - "Update on the History of Ashgrove Street Names, House Histories and more...":  by Annabel Lloyd BCC Archivist



Ashgrove Historical Society News

Display outside Woolworths Ashgrove

Our photo display and stall will be outside Woolworths Ashgrove from 10.00am - 5:30pm on the following dates:


We will be selling our publications including the recently updated (2019) Ashgrove Heritage Tour ($10.00), our most popular book Lost Ashgrove ($25.00), the compact Ashgrove 150 Timeline booklet ($6.00) and the useful Anniversary & Birthday perpetual calendar ($7.00).