A Century of Memories 1860s to 1960s

Chermside Municipal Library 1958-1997

1860s - 1870s -Thomas Hamilton Remembers
The writings of Tom Hamilton are those of a self-taught, highly intelligent, dynamic and skilful early settler in the Chermside District. Tom had... 

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1930s and 1940s - Recollections of the School of Arts - Mavis Rye and Muriel Scott
The building was at that time the hub of social events in Chermside because it was the only hall with the capacity to accommodate large numbers. The... 

Chermside Municipal Library 1958-1997

1930s Vignettes - Val Ross (nee Fullwood)
Dear Heather, Please fine enclosed a cheque for $30 to cover costs of forwarding to me, a copy of the Historical Society's publication regarding the... 

1940s - Des Lee
Desmond Granville Lee, Born 20-07-1935 2nd Child to Edith May Lee and Arthur Desmond Lee. I was delivered at my maternal grandmother's home in Chalk... 

1950s - Childhood in Chermside - Ron Goward
Some Things I Remember about Chermside by Ron Goward 13 March 2006 My memories of Chermside are principally of the 1950's and 60's: I... 

Chermside Municipal Library 1958-1997

1950s - Growing Up in Chermside - Jennifer Blaikey (nee Goward)
Jennifer Blakey (nee Goward) 19 March 2006... 

Chermside Municipal Library 1958-1997

A Eulogy For a Quiet Man who was always there.
When Aunty Mave asked me to speak today, she told me she just wanted me to say what I'd said about Ian three years ago, at his 80th birthday... 

Memorial to an Airman from Chermside - Jack Harris
Samuel Leslie and Daisy Emily Harris raised a family of five children in Chermside; Leslie George, Vera Maud, John Allan (Jack), Evelyn Jean and Ray... 

Chermside Municipal Library 1958-1997

What we wore in the Fifties
Women were expected to dress for their age. Each segment of 10 years had a style that was appropriate to their status amongst other women. Those...