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1923 Williams' Nursery Estate - 100 years ago today

Today, 100 years ago, on Saturday, 3rd February 1923, the Williams' Nursery Estate in Runcorn was being advertised for sale. 1923 Williams' Nursery Estate - Runcorn, Brisbane The Williams' Nursery Estate was advertised in the local papers on the days leading up to the sale.  The Williams' Nursery Estate covers Beenleigh Road (map shows as Government Road), Nursery Avenue, Nemies Road (map shows as Government Road), Persse Road (map shows as Government Road), Monak Street, Bultarra Street, Marika Street, Regency Hieghts, Celica Street, Lexus Street, Mako Street, Vidler Close, Bolwell Street, Basking Street, Honeybrook Street, Tanglewood Street, Ferntree Court, Pinetree Place, Silkyoak Street, Oakville Street, Young Place, Whitewood Place, Lakefield Place and Sester Place. Check out the 1946 Aerial view of the Williams'...

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1915 Runcorn - Fruitgrove Estate - 106 years old today

Happy 106th Birthday Fruitgrove Estate in Runcorn! On this day, 5th May in 1915, the Fruitgrove Estate land was available for sale at the Mart, Queen Street, Brisbane. Compare the 1946 Aerial Photo of the Runcorn area  1946 Aerial Photo of Runcorn - Fruitgrove Estate Newspaper Advertisement Wednesday, 5 May 1915  FRUITGROVE ESTATE, RUNCORN Drive Out or go by train - It's only 9 miles from the city It will open your eyes to the rich, volcanic, loamy, chocolate and red soil ridges that will grow bananas, strawberries, pineapples, etc to perfection; and the black soil flats for early vegetable crops cannot be beaten. Tomorrow (Wednesday) at 11am in the Mart, Queen Street. It's a chance. Avail yourself of it. No...

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