Brook Hill Maternity Hospital

Stage Number: MBNH.11.03.20

Group: Northern

Local Study Area: Chermside-Wavell Heights-Kedron-Nundah

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Street Address: 184 Shaw Rd, Wavell Heights

Latitude & Longitude: -27.40125,153.04786111

Time Link: 1919

Map Link: 1923

Image Time Point: 1923

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Brook Hill Maternity Hospital was built in 1919. Private residence for Daisy and Joseph Cressey. After he died in 1928, Daisy, a trained midwife, converted it into a private maternity hospital. Closed in 1953.


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QSA. QSA Series ID 2058 Moreton District Maps – A Series. 6 miles to the inch. Moreton District. 6 miles to the inch. Survey Office, Brisbane. 634900