Sunday 18 November 2018 | 4pm
Another financial year has just ended for the Society so our annual general meeting will be held at the Chambers on Sunday 18 November 2018 at the new time of 4pm. Below you will find the formal Notice of Meeting as issued by our Secretary, […]
11th November 2018 | Windsor War Memorial
As a special one-off historical event, on Sunday 11 November 2018 we are recognising the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War One (the Great War) when the Armistice was signed.
It will be held across the Road from the Windsor Chambers from 10:30 […]
AN OLD church in an inner Brisbane suburb could be born again as apartments.
The post-war church building at 8 Kedron Brook Road in Wilston is set to go under the hammer this month after the owners got council approval to convert the building into units.
Agent Richard Mirosch […]
Trams are an iconic part of Melbourne, just as they used to be in Sydney. But you may not know they once played an important role in Brisbane’s public transport system.
At a time when cars were less popular and milk still arrived in bottles at your front door, the Brisbane […]
Brisbane Tuff indeed is a wonder rock and has been quarried since first settlement of Brisbane.
The first quarry was the Kangaroo Point Cliffs and from there stone for many buildings and churches was sourced. The stone was also used for ballast in sailing ships.
One of the first buildings was the […]
One of Brisbane’s oldest shires, Windsor has unfortunately suffered the ravages of progress more than most, with quarrying, major road and tunnel works slicing through its hills and fragmenting it into little islands of preserved heritage.
Yet a walk around its still charming hilly streets reveals a fascinating history of gorgeous […]
The Brisbane City Council maintains a Heritage Database which allows searches for places, heritage buildings and places of significance.
Physical details, historical information, builder, architectural period and style plus photographs are all available through the search.
view the Heritage Register
Windsor has a number of heritage-listed sites, […]
The imposing Victorian villa Boothville began life as a stroke of luck for a lucky office manager of the Queensland National Bank who had a loan to build a house given to him by his employers in lieu of the standard rental lease. When built in 1887 it was named […]
While the inner city Brisbane suburb of Windsor is now, like many other areas, becoming progressively more crowded with units and small dwellings, it’s still a locale that is distinguished by a number of beautiful houses.
In fact, many of those houses have survived from the early days of Windsor, when […]