The Village of Nona

The Village of Nona

Stage Number: MBNH.07.02.18

Group: Western

Local Study Area: Toowong-St Lucia-Indooroopilly

Epoch: Late 19th Century

Street Address: Sherwood Road, Toowong

Latitude & Longitude: -27.48591667,152.99236111

Time Link: 1863

Map Link: 1865

Image Time Point: 1865

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Was surveyed around 1863 by early Moreton Bay surveyor James Warner. It was situated where the Toowong village tower is today and included what became Toowong railway station in 1875. The name Nona disappeared to be replaced by Toowong, the Aboriginal Tu-wong, the name of the black goat-sucker bird or koel (Eudynamys cyanocephala)


Toowong History Group Inc.

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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