Lutwyche Cemetery Walks
9am Saturday 15 July tour of the graves of Kedron People in Lutwyche Cemetery (Approx 2 hours)
Cost: Gold coin donation would be appreciated.
Meet at Kitchener Rd gates at 9 am (2nd gate from Gympie Rd). Please wear comfortable shoes and bring hat and water.
Enquiries : Archivist: Beverley 33502874
Secretary: Carolyn 3359 3022
The photo shows the First Burial in Lutwyche Cemetery. Walter Silcock aged 5 years was buried on 5th August 1878 in the grave, bottom right hand corner of the photo.
New Articles on Website
The latest article: Trees in the Parks of Chermside. This is a collection of the larger trees, with help to identify them from Webster Rd., to Virginia Station.
The photo shows a Blue Gum E. tereticornis which, at 43 m may be the tallest tree in the parks of Chermside. (However there is a couple of others.) 'Big Blue' is located on the west side of Downfall Creek near the footbridge at Reinhold Cr.
Local History Books for Sale
History of Chermside and District $25
History of Chermside State School $25
Marching to the Trains $25
For more information on the details of each book and payment on line click on Publications on the left
'Kedron-Wavell Services Club is a proud supporter of initiatives and organisations that strengthen the sustainability of our communities. Over the last 10 years the Club has donated over 12 million dollars back to non-profit and charitable organizations. Through our Community Grants Program we hope to make a real difference in the local community.'
Welcome to Our Local History Website
This website is a two way street:
We freely offer you the information on our website.
We would like you to give us information in return which we can add to our archives and so make more information available.
This benefits all of us.
1st Sunday of each month 2 pm (except January)
Other Opening Hours
1st Saturday of each month except January 2 - pm.
Other times can be arranged by contacting Pat 3260 7384 or Bev 3350 2874
Community Benefit Fund
The Queensland Gambling Community Benefit Fund provided $27,219 to the Chermside & Districts Historical Society Inc to build this web site. Click on the logo to see the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation's information on grants by various bodies.
Examine the books we have for sale by reading a chapter or two from each before you buy. There is also our Newsletter which is available by email.