1914 Hawthorn Park Estate - 110 years ago today

Today, 110 years ago, on Saturday, 4th April 1914, the Hawthorn Park Estate in Ashgrove was being advertised for sale on the ground.

Hawthorn Park Estate Map

1914 Hawthorn Park Estate - Ashgrove, Brisbane

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

Newspaper Advertisement

The Hawthorn Park Estate covers Woodland Street, Waterworks Road (map shows as Musgrave Road), Moulton Street (map shows as Road), Plant Street (map shows as Road), Todd Street (map shows as Street), Boon Street, Bott Street, Eagar Street, Glenrosa Road, Fulcher Road (map shows as Bridge Street).

Google map showing the present day location of Hawthorn Park Estate

Check out the 1936 Aerial view of the Hawthorn Park Estate.

1936 Aerial Photo of Hawthorn Park Estate

1936 Aerial Photo of Hawthorn Park Estate

Hawthorn Park off Waterworks Road, Ashgrove, 1925

Hawthorn Park Estate off Waterworks Road, Ashgrove

Hawthorn Park off Waterworks Road, Ashgrove, 1925

More Ashgrove information available

Newspaper Advertisement - The Brisbane Courier - Page 9

Saturday, 4th April 1914

This Afternoon
Hawthorn Park
Fronting the Main Musgrave Road, Ithaca
Sale on the ground at 3 o'clock.
Formerly known as Sir Samuel Griffith's Paddock
4 minutes walk from the Red Hill Tram and 10 minutes from the Federal Street, 1d section.
Easy Walking Distance from the City
Every Allotment on good elevation with splendid views and offering every charm that a suburban home possesses.
Terms: £2 per allotment deposit and £2 per allotment per quarter bearing 5 per cent interest.

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