St Lucia Receiving Office

Stage Number: MBNH.07.02.39

Group: Western

Local Study Area: Toowong-St Lucia-Indooroopilly

Epoch: Late 19th Century

Street Address: Keith/Sir William Macgregor landing

Latitude & Longitude: -27.49205556,153.00966667

Time Link: 1895

Map Link: 1904

Image Time Point: 1904

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St Lucia Receiving Office was the site of the first recorded use of the name ‘St Lucia’ for a government service. The receiving office was operated by the Boundary Street ferryman’s wife, Mrs Barker.


SLHG Papers: 07 Posties Cops and Ferrymen

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QSA. QSA Series ID 2043 City of Brisbane and Suburbs Maps – A1A Series. 4 chains to the inch. Brisbane and suburbs. Sheet 1. 4 chains to the inch. Brisbane, Survey Office. 634532