Home of Clement Wragge ('Capemba')

Home of Clement Wragge ('Capemba')

Stage Number: MBNH.07.02.32

Group: Western

Local Study Area: Toowong-St Lucia-Indooroopilly

Epoch: Late 19th Century

Street Address: 217 Swann Road, Taringa

Latitude & Longitude: -27.49872222,152.98866667

Time Link: 1888

Map Link: 1889

Image Time Point: 1889

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Clement Wragge was the Government Meteorologist working within the Post and Telegraph Department from 1887. Wragge had the house from 1888 to 1904.


Taringa History Group. 2 December 2017; Paul D. Wilson, ‘Wragge, Clement Lindley (1852–1922)’, Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/wragge-clement-lindley-9193/text16237, published first in hardcopy 1990, accessed online 17 April 2018; SLHG Papers: 36 Capemba — the first two residents

Image Citations

Capemba. State Library of Queensland

Map References

QSA. QSA Series ID 2043 City of Brisbane and Suburbs Maps – A1A Series. 8 chains to the inch. Plan of the City of Brisbane and suburbs according to the orginal Crown Grants. 8 chains to the inch. Survey Office, Brisbane. 634511