Toowong State School

Toowong State School

Stage Number: MBNH.07.02.28

Group: Western

Local Study Area: Toowong-St Lucia-Indooroopilly

Epoch: Late 19th Century

Street Address: 37 St Osyth St, Toowong

Latitude & Longitude: -27.48177778,152.98891667

Time Link: 1880

Map Link: 1884

Image Time Point: 1884

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Toowong State School was first opened for business in Aston Street on the St. Lucia side of the railway line on 22 January 1880 with 41 boys and 34 girls enrolled. The first Head Teacher was Mr E J Curd, who was assisted by two teachers and a Pupil Teacher. In September 1910, following the opening of a State School at Taringa in 1900, it moved to its present position at St Osyth Street, Toowong.


Toowong History Group Inc; Department of Enviroment & Heritage Protection, Qld Heritage Register citation No.602845

Image Citations

Toowong State School. Toowong History Group

Map References

QSA. QSA Series ID 2043 City of Brisbane and Suburbs Maps – A1A Series. 5 chains to the inch. City of Brisbane. 5 chains to the inch. Government Engraving, and Lithographic Office, Brisbane. 634496