Elidon Hill Aborginal Funerary Area

Stage Number: MBNH.08.04.04

Group: Northern

Local Study Area: Alderley-Newmarket

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: Sylvester Street side of Eildon Hill Reserve, 116 Constitution Rd, Windsor

Latitude & Longitude: -27.43066667,153.02566667

Time Link: 1823

Map Link: 1865

Image Time Point: 1865

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An area of Aboriginal platform Burials. Bodies were evidently prepared beforehand at Sedgley Park (Aboriginal funerary practice had many phases). During the 1850s, Aborigines threatened and drove off settlers hunting birds near the hill.


Ray Kerkhove, 2015, Aboriginal Campsites of Greater Brisbane (Salisbury: Boolarong), 72.

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Map References

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