Brisbane - Moreton Bay Matters

Author(s): Brisbane History Group Staff (Editor)

History

This volume comprises twelve papers dealing with various aspects of Moreton Bay history, from pre-European settlement to the 1990s.
The various subjects explored include:
¿ the ill-fated passionist mission station on Stradbroke Island from 1843 to 1845
¿ foundering of the steamship Sovereign in 1847
¿ sugar production at the St Helena penal establishment from 1867 to 1889
¿ Moreton Bay¿s dugong fishery from 1846 to the 1920s
¿ Dunwich Benevolent Asylum
¿ The Bribie Island Aboriginal reserves in the late 1870s and early 1890s
¿ Moreton Island¿s lighthouse communities
¿ Patrick Roche¿s superintendency of St Helena Prison from 1926 to 1931
¿ Peel Island lazaret
¿ Tangalooma Whaling Station from 1952 to 1962


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780958625562
  • : Boolarong Press
  • : Boolarong Press
  • : January 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Brisbane History Group Staff (Editor)
  • : Paperback
  • : 158