Tenneriffe Hill Burial area

Stage Number: MBNH.09.03.05

Group: Old Town & River

Local Study Area: Fortitude Valley-New Farm-Newstead

Epoch: Early 19th Century

Street Address: Teneriffe Park and Mackellar Street

Latitude & Longitude: -27.45827778,153.04805556

Time Link: 1823

Map Link: 1865

Image Time Point: 1865

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The wooded hill and gullies here were used for Aboriginal funerary practices. Some skeletal remains have been discovered.


Vicki Bridgstock, 2009, Tides of Teneriffe New Farm: New Farm District Historical Society

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Map References

QSA. QSA Series ID 2043 City of Brisbane and Suburbs Maps – A1A Series. 1 chain to the inch. Plan of subdivision of section 30 City of Brisbane. 1 chain to an inch. Surveyor General’s Office, Brisbane.(quarter-size). 634488