1927 Dora Vale Estate - 96 years ago today

Today, 96 years ago, on Saturday, 30 July 1927, the Dora Vale Estate in Moorooka was available for sale by auction on the ground.

Dora Vale Map

1927 Dora Vale Estate - Moorooka, Brisbane

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

Newspaper Advertisement

The Dora Vale covers Dora Street, Vale Street, Clyde Street, Sinclair Street, Gainsborough Street (map shows as Main Street), Beaudesert Road (map shows as Main Beaudesert Road), Forest Street, Luxworth Street, Hansen Street (map shows as Street), Sherley Street and Bracken Street.

Google map showing the present day location of Dora Vale

Check out the 1936 Aerial view of the Dora Vale.

1936 Aerial Photo of Dora Vale

1936 Aerial Photo of Dora Vale

More Moorooka information available

Newspaper Advertisement - The Brisbane Courier - Page 32

This day at 3 PM on the ground, Beaudesert Road, Moorooka


The Estate Beautiful

83 Glorious Allotments (minimum area, 24 perches)

Every allotment high and commanding good views and served by Tram, Train and 'Bus. Electric light and water at Estate. Excellent Roads.

TERMS £10 deposit balance over 5 years at 6% interest for sale as above by public auction.

Note - Free 'Bus leaves Ipswich Road terminus for Estate at intervals from 2:30pm

Plans on the ground. J. Smales & Co, Ltd., Auctioneers, Albert Street. C. 3140

1 comment

  • Lou Carothers

    I am Dora’s granddaughter. My father was Clyde Skirving. I would love to hear from anyone having any information about the estate and my grand mother.

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