Albion Camp

Stage Number: MBNH.10.01.02

Group: Old Town & River

Local Study Area: Clayfield-Albion-Hamilton

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: Tea Tree\' area of Albion Park Raceway and Sandgate Road near here (up to Breakfast Creek), Albion

Latitude & Longitude: -27.43772222,153.04463889

Time Link: 1823

Map Link: 1865

Image Time Point: 1865

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Major Aboriginal Camp associated with nearby Aboriginal weirs and fishing grounds in Breakfast Creek. It supplied much of Brisbane’s fish produce in the 1840s-1860s. The Camp was still functioning in the 1880s though by that time, the population was just “several” inhabitants.


Ray Kerkhove, ‘Enduring Prescence,’ in Stephen Sheaffe, Stories of Stephens: A History of Annerley and the Surrounding Suburbs Annerley: Annerley-Stephens Historical Society, 2017, pp.14-15.

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QSA. QSA Series ID 2043 City of Brisbane and Suburbs Maps – A1A Series. 1 chain to the inch. Plan of subdivision of section 30 City of Brisbane. 1 chain to an inch. Surveyor General’s Office, Brisbane.(quarter-size). 634488