1884 Ballantyne Estate - 140 years ago today

Today, 140 years ago, on Saturday, 21st June 1884, the Ballantyne Estate in Red Hill was being advertised for sale on the ground.

Ballantyne Estate Map

1884 Ballantyne Estate - Red Hill, Brisbane

The Ballantyne Estate was advertised in the local papers on the days leading up to the sale. 

Newspaper Advertisement

The Ballantyne Estate covers Kennedy Terrace, Bramble Terrace (map shows as Bramble Street), Grove Street, Susan Street, Garling Street (map shows as Charles Street) and Thomas Street.

Google map showing the present day location of Ballantyne Estate

Check out the 1946 Aerial view of the Ballantyne Estate.

1946 Aerial Photo of Ballantyne Estate

1946 Aerial Photo of Ballantyne Estate

More Red Hill information available

Newspaper Advertisement - The Brisbane Courier - Page 8

Saturday, 21 June 1884

This Day at 2 o'clock, on the ground
Kennedy Terrace
108 splendid allotments
Most liberal terms: one-fifth cash; balance at 6, 12, 18, and 24 monts, with 8 per cent interest
Title, Real Property Act.
John W. Todd has received instructions to sell by auction, on Saturday Afternoon, 21st June at two o'clock.
Being 108 Subdivisions of Portions 804, 806, 807, and 808, Parish of Enoggera.
THE BALLANTYNE ESTATE is in the midst of close settlement, every allotment being good and choice. It is opposite the Latrobe Estate, close to residences of Messrs. Robinson and Nott, and only a few chains from Enoggera Terrace.
THE BALLANTYNE ESTATE has no swamp and no precipitous inclines. It is sure to increase in value, and will be sold entirely on its merits.
THE BALLANTYNE ESTATE has long been eagerly sought after by those desiring choice allotments.
It has been cleaned and laid out as a township with care and precision.
THE BALLANTYNE ESTATE has been placed upon the market to give everyone an opportunity to invest and increase their wealth. It appeals to the people of Queensland in general and the inhabitants of Paddington in particular. Be in time and secure the CORNER LOTS, THE BUSINESS SITES, THE VILLA SITES, THE GARDEN PLOTS.
Easy Terms!
Saturday, 21st June at Two O'clock.

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