Annerley Bora Ground

Stage Number: MBSH.02.02.53

Group: Southern

Local Study Area: Fairfield-Annerley (formerly pilot)

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: Cavan & Hamlet Streets Annerley

Latitude & Longitude: -27.52177778,153.03319444

Time Link: 1823

Map Link: 1843

Image Time Point: 1843

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A Bora Ground and probable Camp (stone tool finds), doubtless associtated with the Yeronga Tournament Ground (as Boras were often followed by Tournaments) and part of the set of Camps (at Poincianna Park and Arnwood Place) associated with the ceremonial use of this area.


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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SLQ. First Survey of Crown Lands in the Moreton Bay District, 1842, by Surveyor Henry Wade.Brisbane, 1842. RBM 841.16 1842 00013 E