Home of Richard Gailey ('Glenolive')

Stage Number: MBNH.07.02.25

Group: Western

Local Study Area: Toowong-St Lucia-Indooroopilly

Epoch: Late 19th Century

Street Address: Riverside knoll at the top end of Glenolive Lane

Latitude & Longitude: -27.492,152.99572222

Time Link: 1875

Map Link: 1884

Image Time Point: 1884

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Richard Gailey was an architect and developer (purchased ‘greater Lang Farm’ 1870s). He built his imposing a mansion as a show home. The estate passed to Bank of New South Wales in the mid-1890s and was c purchased by Dr Ernest Sandford Jackson, the one-time Superintendent of Brisbane General and proprietor of the St Helens private Hospital, in 1901.


SLHG Papers: 02 Lang Farm and Glenolive

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Map References

QSA. QSA Series ID 2043 City of Brisbane and Suburbs Maps – A1A Series. 5 chains to the inch. City of Brisbane. 5 chains to the inch. Government Engraving, and Lithographic Office, Brisbane. 634496