1884 Yerong Estate - 139 years ago today

Today, 139 years ago, on Saturday, 5 July 1884, the Yerong Estate in Yeronga was being advertised for sale by public auction on the ground.

Yerong Estate Map

1884 Yerong Estate - Yeronga, Brisbane

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

Newspaper Advertisement

The Yerong Estate covers Killarney Street, Christensen Street, Querrin Street, Lake Street, School Road (map shows as Government Road) and Park Road (map shows as Government Road).

Google map showing the present day location of Yerong Estate

Check out the 1936 Aerial view of the Yerong Estate.

1936 Aerial Photo of Yerong Estate

1936 Aerial Photo of Yerong Estate

More Yeronga information available

The Brisbane Courier - Page 8 - Saturday 5 July 1884

This Day
Saturday, 5th July
A Pleasant Picnic on Saturday by Special Train at 1.45 o'clock from Stanley Street Station.
Simon Fraser & Son, is inviting special attention to their sale of
On the Ground on Saturday.
Would draw attention to the fact that they provide a special train and offer parties inclined a picnic trip to one of the most beautiful spots in our neighbourhood.
Luncheon at two o'clock
Sale at half-past two sharp.
This alteration of time is in consequence of arrangement for special train.
Don't forget
A pleasant and profitable trip.
Tickets may be had at the mart.
Notice terms:- Quarter cash, Balance at four, eight and 12 months.
Purchases over £100 at six twelve and eighteen months.
Conveyances from the Mart to the train.

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