1887 Belgrave and Riverview Estate - 135 years ago today


Today, 135 years ago, on Tuesday, 7 June 1887, the Belgrave and Riverview Estate in Taringa was being advertised for sale.

Belgrave and Riverview Estate Map

1887 Belgrave and Riverview Estate - Taringa, Brisbane

The Belgrave and Riverview Estate was advertised in the local papers on the days leading up to the sale. 

Newspaper Advertisement

The Belgrave and Riverview Estate covers Swann Road (map shows as Government Road to Taringa), Indooroopilly Road (map shows as Government Road to Indooroopilly), Kobada Street (map shows as Unnamed), Todd Street (map shows as Unnamed), Ruskin Street (map shows as Road 50 links wide), Dobson Street and Gailey Road.

Google map showing the present day location of Belgrave and Riverview Estate

Check out the 1936 Aerial view of the Belgrave and Riverview Estate.

1936 Aerial Photo of Belgrave and Riverview Estate

1936 Aerial Photo of Belgrave and Riverview Estate


More Taringa information available


Newspaper Advertisement

The Telegraph - Tuesday 7 June 1887 - Page 8

AUCTIONEER’S NOTICE

JOHN W. TODD has for PRIVATE SALE, very cheap; the greater portion of the purchase money can remain on mortgage at 8 percent.:-

THE BELGRAVE AND RIVERVIEW ESTATE,

Situated at South Toowong.  This magnificent Estate fronts Swan’s road, Taringa, is close to two railway stations, two primary schools, and in the midst of an aristocratic and wealthy settlement.  It possesses beautiful views of the river, the city, and the surrounding suburbs.  The areas are all large, and the prices range from £50 each upwards, and terms to suit.  The estate overlooks South Toowong, and is opposite the residence and grounds of R. Gailey, Es.  Plans on application.



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