Lindum Camp

Stage Number: MBSH.04.02.37

Group: Eastern & Bay

Local Study Area: Wynnum-Wynnum West-Manly-Lota-Manly West

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: Sibley-Fortel Streets corner, towards Lindum Railway Station

Latitude & Longitude: -27.44188889,153.14811111

Time Link: 1823

Map Link: 1887

Image Time Point: 1887

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Aboriginal Camp by lagoon. During 1870s, Aboriginal residents from here worked on Edward Kelk’s fishing reseserve for Aborigines, and later his cane fields. This was the only Aboriginal Reserve ever created in the south Brisbane region. Camping continued here into the 1890s.


Ray Kerkhove, 2015, Aboriginal Campsites of Greater Brisbane (Salisbury: Boolarong), 164.

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QSA. QSA Series ID 2043 City of Brisbane and Suburbs Maps – A1A Series. 40 chains to 1 inch. Brisbane area including the Brisbane River and tributaries, Pine River, and creeks showing entrances to Moreton Bay, adjacent islands, land subdivisions with names of owners and lessees, railways, roads. 40 chains to the inch. Brisbane, Survey Office. 634763