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English - Spring Hill History
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Oxley and Cunningham meet members of the Turrbal Clan at the mouth of the Breakfast Creek creek.
Shootings ooccured at York's Hollow
Numbers of Abroigines living at Victoria Park declined as White Settlement spread
Most of the people native to the North Brisbane Area had died by this time
Blocks were sold along the ridges of Wickham Terrace and Leichardt St
Subdivisions in the area between Boundary St and Gregory Terrace were also sold
The hollows at Spring Hill provided a source of water for the colony until this year
A primary school opened to cater for the children of Spring Hill
The Brisbane Central School (heritage-listed) was established and is one of the oldest brick schools still standing in Qld
Robert Bourne (First Secretary of the Board of Educ.) passed away.
St. Paul's Presbyterian Church Hall was built
Thomas Joseph Byrnes became the Queensland Premier
Centenary Pool (heritage-listed) was built by the Brisbane City Council
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