1884 Township of Riverton - 137 years ago today

Today, 137 years ago, on Saturday, 26th July 1884, the Township of Riverton in Chelmer was available for sale by auction on the ground at 3pm.

Township of Riverton Map

1920 Township of Riverton - Chelmer, Brisbane

The Township of Riverton was advertised in the local papers on the days leading up to the sale. 

Newspaper Advertisement

The Township of Riverton covers Longman Terrace (map shows as Riverview Terrace), Victoria Avenue (map shows as Albert Street), Honour Avenue (map shows as Railway Terrace), Wharf Street, Regatta Street (map shows as Station Street), Hanlan Street, Bridge Street, Oxley Road (map shows as Government Road) and Sutton Street.

Check out the 1936 Aerial view of the Township of Riverton.

1946 Aerial Photo of Township of Riverton

1936 Aerial Photo of Township of Riverton

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