Eagle Farm Women's Prison & Factory site

Stage Number: MBNH.10.02.06

Group: Old Town & River

Local Study Area: Airport-Hendra-Eagle Farm

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: 91 Schneider Rd, Eagle Farm

Latitude & Longitude: -27.42819444,153.09125

Time Link: 1830

Map Link: 1842

Image Time Point: 1842

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Eagle Farm Women’s Prison & Factory site was opened in 1830, rare remnant of the Moreton Bay Penal Settlement (1829-42)


Department of Enviroment & Heritage Protection, Qld Heritage Register citation No.600186

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QSA. QSA Series 1748 Moreton District, County of Stanley Maps – A1 Series. 2/3 links to the inch. Negative photostat copy of plan of land offered for sale 7 Dec 1842 in Parish of Toombul, including old Female Factory, Eagle Farm, Queensland. ca 538. 2/3 links to the inch. Survey Office, Brisbane. 620225