April 13, 2024

Careless Acts Breed Tragic Facts – Sergeant James Miller Stewart

Prisoners of War working on the Burma Railway. Grandchester History Sergeant James Miller Stewart At the end of World War 11, in October 1945, all Australians […]
April 7, 2024

Domenico, Mary and Winifred PEDRAZZINI

Rosewood History Domenico PEDRAZZINI, Mary GRIMLEY, Winifred HOGAN  Name: Domenico Giuseppe Antonio PEDRAZZINI Occupation: Farmer Birth: 5th March 1837, Campo, Vallemaggia, Ticino, Switzerland Immigration: 19th September, 1855, […]
April 5, 2024

Roll up! Roll up! The Circus is in town.

Circus elephants and riders at Rosewood, ca. 1928 Photo: State Library of Queensland Rosewood History Roll up! Roll up! The Circus is in town. Can you […]
April 1, 2024

Who Is This Man? Rosewood’s War Trophies

Rosewood History Unveiling Rosewood’s War Trophies In November 2021, at a Rosewood History Group gathering, I was shown the photo above. It had appeared in the Moreton […]
March 30, 2024

A Friendly Visit From The Crew of A German Warship

Marburg History GERMAN SAILORS VISIT MARBURG & BOONAH One of Germany’s most modern warships, the German Cruiser “Karlsruhe”, reached Brisbane on 18th January 1934 after a journey […]
March 20, 2024

James and Mary MORAN

This photo of the Moran family was taken in 1889 outside of their home in Railway St, Rosewood. L-R: Patrick on the horse, Mary, Ellen, James […]
March 14, 2024

William and Elizabeth PERREM

Rosewood History William PERREM and Elizabeth WINDSOR Name: William PERREM Aka: PERRIM, PERRAM Occupation: Farmer – “Epsom Farm” Birth: 22nd November 1836, Pitney, Somersetshire, England Immigration: […]
March 9, 2024

The Döllings and Argyle House

Rosewood History Wilhelm DÖLLING and Mary Georgina NICHOLL Name: Wilhelm DÖLLING Occupation: Grocer; Boarding House Proprietor; Storekeeper Birth: 29th March 1874, Rosewood Scrub, Queensland Death: 7th July 1942, […]
March 7, 2024

The Family of Patrick and Mary FARRELL

Rosewood History Some of the Farrell/Potts clan. Taken c.1936 at one of their homes in Mill Street, Rosewood. (Photo courtesy of Karen Schumacher) Mary Farrell née […]