Duporth School

Stage Number: MBSH.05.02.11

Group: Western

Local Study Area: Corinda-Oxley

Epoch: Late 19th Century

Street Address: 7 Fort Road, Oxley

Latitude & Longitude: -27.55458333,152.96305556

Time Link: 1885

Map Link: 1891

Image Time Point: 1891

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Mrs Janet O’Connor opened the Duporth school, a girls’ school, in 1885. Tt 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.


Oxley-Chemler History Group Inc.

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QSA. QSA Series 1748 Moreton District, County of Stanley Maps – A1 Series. 1 mile to the inch. Queensland Census Districts. 1 mile to the inch. Government Engraving Office, Brisbane. 620650