1920 Molonga Estate - 104 years ago today

Today, 104 years ago, on Saturday, 7th February 1920, the Molonga Estate in Graceville was being advertised for sale by auction on the ground.

Molonga Estate Map

1920 Molonga Estate - Graceville, Brisbane

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

Newspaper Advertisement

The Molonga Estate covers Bank Road (map shows as Bank Street) and Molonga Terrace.

Google map showing the present day location of Molonga Estate

Check out the 1936 Aerial view of the Molonga Estate.

1936 Aerial Photo of Molonga Estate

1936 Aerial Photo of Molonga Estate

Nearby Properties included "Rakeevan" - The Residence and Grounds of Mrs J. T. Bell and the residence of J. G. Brown Esq.

"Rakeevan" - Residence of Mrs J. T. Bell

Photo of "Rakeevan" in 1931

Mr J. G. Brown was the general manager of the Queensland Railways and had recently moved in.  Their son Lieutenant Colonel (Dr) Leonard Brown was a Rhodes scholar and a great footballer in Queensland and Britiain.

Here is an announcement from the Telegraph on Saturday 6 December 1919 on the Ladies Page - Social and Personal

Telegraph - J. G. Brown

The Telegraph - 6 December 1919 - Ladies Page - Social and Personal

More information about Molonga Estate and Graceville

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