1926 Greenfields Estate - 98 years ago today

Today, 98 years ago, on Saturday, 19th June 1926, the Greenfields Estate in Graceville was being advertised for sale by auction on the ground.

Greenfields Estate Map

1926 Greenfields Estate - Graceville, Brisbane

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

Newspaper Advertisement

The Greenfields Estate shows Strong Avenue, Magee Street, Allardyce Street (map shows as John Street), Tweedale Street (map shows as Margaret Street), Erroll Street (map shows as Rose Street) and Oxley Road (map shows as Main Oxley Road).

Google map showing the present day location of Greenfields Estate

Check out the 1936 Aerial view of the Greenfields Estate.

1936 Aerial Photo of Greenfields Estate

1936 Aerial Photo of Greenfields Estate

More Graceville information available

Newspaper Advertisement - The Brisbane Courier - Page 12

Saturday, 19 June 1926

This Day at 3pm.
For Sale by Public Auction, on the Ground,
43 Building Sites
These select sites, situated in Strong Avenue, Magee and John Streets, easy walking distance to station, good train service, water and electric light in the Estate.
Terms: £5 per allotment deposit; balance £1 per allotment per month, at 6 per cent.
Lithos on Application
Train Leaves Central Station at 2.05pm
Charlton, Elliot & Sons, Auctioneers, Queen Street.

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