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  • AS1 St John's Wood House 1868

    St John’s Wood House, also known as The Granite House, 1868

  • AS2 Chinese market gardens 1914

    Chinese market gardens along Ithaca Creek in the Jubilee Estate, Ashgrove, 1914.  Source:  Pat Fahey.

  • AS3 Children returning from market gardens c.1924

    Children with bunches of produce from the Chinese market garden on Ithaca Creek, upstream from Jubilee Terrace, c.1924. Source: Eunice Adame.

  • AS4 Wallace & Falconer’s store, 1914

    Wallace & Falconer's Store, 211 Waterworks Road, Ashgrove, corner Ashgrove Ave.   Built 1914.  Jim Wallace & Jim Falconer outside store.  Source: Ian Falconer.

  • AS5 Federal St to Grove Estate motor bus

    Ithaca Shire Council’s motor bus  passenger service from Federal St Red Hill to the Grove Estate, Ashgrove.  Ran until the Ashgrove tram line was built c.1924.  Source:  Ben Williams.

  • AS6 First Ashgrove tram 1924

    First Ashgrove tram, No. 178, in 1924.  ‘Let Ashgrove Flourish’ banner on the front. 

  • AS7 Three Mile Scrub Road c.1920

    Three Mile Scrub Road, now Ashgrove Avenue, c.1920.

  • AS8 Embassy Hall St John’s Wood, 1920s

    Embassy Dance Hall St John’s Wood, 1930s.

  • AS9 Ashgrove Golf Club Ladies

    Group of ladies outside the Ashgrove Golf Club.  Thought to be the Women’s Associate members.

  • AS10 Elita Theatre 1954

    Elita Theatre, corner Waterworks Road and Stewart Road, with flags and bunting for Royal visit, 1954.

Ashgrove Historical Society Inc. Contacts

Anyone interested in the history of Ashgrove (Brisbane) and surrounding surburbs can make contact with the Society at one of our regular meetings, by ringing or emailing one of our office bearers, or by making an enquiry at a society history display or talk.

Contact Us

Ashgrove Historical Society Inc.

PO Box 355,
Qld  4060


ABN 85 369 822 992


Secretary:         Julie Moorhouse
Phone:               07 3366 4621