Today, 108 years ago, on Saturday, 7th November 1914, the Wynnum Sports Ground Estate in Wynnum was being advertised for sale by public auction on the ground.
1914 Wynnum Sports Ground Estate - Wynnum, Brisbane
The Wynnum Sports Ground Estate was advertised in the local papers on the days leading up to the sale.
The Wynnum Sports Ground Estate covers Daisy Street, Pansy Street, Violet Street, Carnation Street, Sunflower Street, Bridge Street, Stradbroke Avenue, Tingal Road, Thorne Street, Ashton Street, Gibbs Street, Burke Street, Green Street, Colina Street, Berrima Street (map shows as Mary Street).
Check out the 1936 Aerial view of the Wynnum Sports Ground Estate.
1936 Aerial Photo of Wynnum Sports Ground Estate
More Wynnum information available
Newspaper Advertisement - The Brisbane Courier - Page 8
Saturday, 7 November 1914
Sale by Public Auction on the Ground at 3 o'clock
Wynnum Sports Ground Estate
170 Pick Residential Sites
Adjoining the Wynnum Railway station.
Railway Fare to Brisbane only 6d per day.
Terms: £1 per allotment deposit, the balance at 10/ per allotment per month with interest at 5 per cent per annum
Trains leave Melbourne Street Station for Wynnum at 12.15, 12.20, 12.55, 1.20, 1.32 and 2.25.
Call for Plans
Cameron Bros., Town Hall, Auctioneers