Frequently Asked QuestionsPlease click on the plus sign icons to the left of each question to reveal answer.
Yes, the society is a not-for-profit organisation and depends on the support of individuals to continue its vital work. For details of a will bequest, please contact the secretary.
Yes we have computer files from the early 1900s to 1938
Yes. We hold the burial registers for Lutwyche Cemetary
Yes we do have a hard copy register of pupils at Wooloowin State School from 1914 to more recent times. Indexes of Windsor State School (1916 +) and the Bowen Bridge Road State School (1865-1916) are available on digital files.
We are a not for profit group and your membership is vital to help support the Society.
You receive four newsletters a year and these provide interesting items along with keeping you abreast of the Society’s activities.
We have many resources specifically related to people who have lived in the area. We certainly do not have all but you could find some information in our postal directories or electoral rolls.
We are able to date some houses in the area quite accurately, with others it can only be approximate.
We hold many title deeds, estate maps and auction sales of estates, sewerage maps and photographs.
All of these resources can assist in dating a property.
While we hold some interesting pieces from the early days we are not, technically, a museum.
We are a resource centre.
1897. You can read this information on the plaque inside the southern portico.
We believe that there were settlers here in the early 1850’s. While we know the names and histories of several, we do not know them all.
We are open on Sundays and Mondays from 1 to 4 pm. However, if you have a special interest group or are planning a family reunion we are happy to arrange an opening at a time which is mutually suitable.
In the east, as far as Bonney Avenue, in the north to Kedron Brook, in the south to Gregory Terrace and west to Enoggera Road.