Graceville Bowls Club

Stage Number: MBSH.05.01.25

Group: Western

Local Study Area: Chelmer-Graceville-Sherwood

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Street Address: Wylie Street, Graceville

Latitude & Longitude: -27.52336111,152.97575

Time Link: 1919

Map Link: 1926

Image Time Point: 1926

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The Graceville Bowls Club opened in 1919 as a men’s club. The Graceville Ladies Bowling Club, sharing the same facility, opened in July 1955. The clubhouse opened on29 May 1929. The several new bowling greens were opened, in 1935 and 1972.


Kowald, Margaret. with Val Donovan, Ruth Kerr, Kay Cohen, Lyndsay Smith, and Jean Stewart. Lost Brisbane and Surrounding Areas: The Later Years. Volume 2. RHSQ. 2016 page 276

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QSA. QSA Series 1748 Moreton District, County of Stanley Maps – A1 Series. 1 chain to the inch. Memorial Park Estate, Graceville, being subdivisions of Port 15, two resubdivisions A of Subdivisions 52­81,153-165, Parish of Oxley, County of Stanley for sale by Realty Development Co Ltd. 1 chains/inch. H James, Lithographers, Queen St, Brisbane. 620605