Native Police Horse Paddocks

Stage Number: MBNH.12.04.10

Group: Eastern & Bay

Local Study Area: Brighton-Sandgate-Shorncliffe-Deagon

Epoch: Late 19th Century

Street Address: Between 7th and 8th Avenues, Sandgate

Latitude & Longitude: -27.31463889,153.06813889

Time Link: 1859

Map Link: 1891

Image Time Point: 1891

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These were the horse paddocks servicing the Native Police barracks that was the centre of Native Police patrols for all southern and central Queensland 1859-1865.


Ray Kerkhove, 2015, Aboriginal Campsites of Greater Brisbane (Salisbury: Boolarong), 43-4.

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QSA. 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