Gallagher's Kedron Tannery

Stage Number: MBNH.11.03.08

Group: Northern

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

Epoch: Late 19th Century

Street Address: 474A Gympie Road, Kedron

Latitude & Longitude: -27.39736111,153.03111111

Time Link: 1886

Map Link: 1891

Image Time Point: 1891

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Gallagher’s Tannery was established and managed by Michael Joseph Gallagher in 1886. His tannery was on the western side of Gympie road and upstream from the other tanneries on the creek. Closed in 1960


Cohen, Kay. with Val Donovan, Ruth Kerr, Margaret Kowald, Lyndsay Smith, and Jean Stewart. Lost Brisbane and Surrounding Areas 1860-1960. Volume 1. RHSQ. 2014. page 272; Paul Maggs Granddaughter; David Teague – History of Kedron C 1975 – Newspapers Trove; Chermside District Historical Society

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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