Duporth School

Duporth School

Name: Duporth School

Time: 1885 - Closed

Epoch: Late 19th Century

Category: Catholic Independent Congregation -- Ursuline Primary School

Institution Category: Education

Institution Group: Primary

Coordinates: -27.5545833333333, 152.963055

Street Address: 7 Fort Road, Oxley

Suburb: Oxley

Sector: Independent \'Catholic\'

Local Study Area: Corinda-Oxley

Study Stage: MBSH Stage 5 Local Study Areas

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Mrs Janet O’Connor opened the Duporth school, a girls’ school, in 1885. It was continued by her daughters until 1920. Around 1925 the school was purchased and operated by the Ursuline Order of nuns. It ran until 1957.

Geographic Description 1: Outside The Green Belt

Geographic Description 2: Brisbane River; Oxley Creek

Geographic Description 3: Flood Gullies (Major); Flood Plains; Hills; Ridgeline (Seventeen Mile Road)


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Female Students from Duporth School, Oxley, Brisbane, Ca. 1913. (9999). SLQ