Gordon Park : The Pride of Kedron, Section Nine, Brisbane, 1922 (Map of the Week)

State Library of Queensland has an extensive collection of historical maps of Queensland, some of which have been digitised and can be viewed online.

Gordon Park : The pride of Kedron, section nine, 1922. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

Gordon Park : The pride of Kedron, section nine, 1922. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

This real estate map from 1922 advertises 98 allotments of land for sale at an estate called Gordon Park : The Pride of Kedron (Section Nine), located on the northside of Brisbane. The allotments were situated along Main Happy Valley Road (now Stafford Road), Victoria Terrace, Haig Street, Turner Road (now Alva Terrace) and an unnamed street (now Burnaby Terrace).

Prior to the sale extensive publicity was published in Brisbane newspapers.

Advertisement, The Telegraph, May 2, 1922

Advertisement, The Telegraph, May 2, 1922

A public auction was held at the site on the afternoon of May 6, 1922.

A higher resolution image of this map can be viewed and downloaded through our One Search catalogue.

Prints of this map are also available through the Library Shop.

You can browse a compendium of our previous maps of the week on our blog.

Myles Sinnamon – Engagement Officer, State Library of Queensland

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