May 12, 2024

Hon. Samuel Griffith’s Visit To Marburg & Rosewood

Rosewood History © Marburg History Hon. Samuel Griffith’s Visit To Marburg & Rosewood While I was compling the story about the Rosewood Hotel I discovered that […]
May 6, 2024

The Rosewood Hotel

Rosewood Hotel c.1914 (State Library Qld) Rosewood History © The Rosewood Hotel 1879-1963 “I hear that we are to have another hotel erected immediately, so you […]
May 1, 2024

Conrad and Martha ISZLAUB

Rosewood History © Conrad Friedrich ISZLAUB & Martha Jane ROBERTSON Name: Conrad Friedrich ISZLAUB Occupation: Schäfer (Shepherd); Shoemaker; Publican at the Rosewood Hotel; Farmer Birth: 6th […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]