Birkdale
Birkdale


History of Birkdale: The area was named Birkdale, most likely in the early 1880s, by William Thorne, a Brisbane businessman who began buying land on Mooroondu Point from 1880. He built Mooroondu...

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Alexandra Hills
Alexandra Hills


History of Alexandra Hills: Alexandra Hills is one of the newest suburbs in the Redlands. Building company Aspley Homes Pty Ltd suggested the name in 1963. It is most likely named after Princess...

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Capalaba
Capalaba


History of Capalaba: The name Capalaba is thought to come from the Yugarabul language and to mean ring tailed or scrub possum. The first settlers began to arrive in Capalaba in the early 1850s. Most...

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Cleveland
Cleveland


History of Cleveland: There are conflicting reports as to the naming of Cleveland, it was either named in 1770 by Captain James Cook in honour of John Cleveland, the Secretary of the Admiralty around...

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Mount Cotton & Sheldon
Mount Cotton & Sheldon


History of Mount Cotton & Sheldon: Mount Cotton was named by surveyor Robert Dixon, after the commandant of the penal settlement of Moreton Bay, Major Sydney Cotton. Maize was the first crop...

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Ormiston
Ormiston


History of Ormiston: Originally part of the township of Cleveland, local early industry included a brickworks established by James Maskell on the eastern bank of Hilliards Creek in 1852 and...

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Raby Bay
Raby Bay


History of Raby Bay: While there is a some discrepancy as to who named the area Cleveland (see Cleveland Suburb Profile) it is said that Cleveland was named in the early 1840’s by surveyors...

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Redland Bay
Redland Bay


History of Redland Bay: Redland Bay township was established in the 19th century by settlers attracted to the fertile volcanic soil and pleasant climate. Redland Bay had remained a farming and...

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Thorneside
Thorneside


History of Thorneside: Originally Thorneside was known as Birkdale. The locality is named after the railway station, originally named Thorne's siding after William Thorne who owned land around...

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Thornlands
Thornlands


History of Thornlands: Thornlands began as part of the area then encompassed by Cleveland, and was leased (along with most of the land between Ormiston and the Logan River), to Joseph Clarke. He...

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Victoria Point
Victoria Point


History of Victoria Point: The first farmers came to Victoria Point from 1860. Timber was also an important industry so some settlers were timber-getters. They used to form their logs into rafts and...

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Wellington Point
Wellington Point


History of Wellington Point: It is considered that the first Europeans to travel through Wellington Point were three shipwrecked timber getters, Pamphlett, Finnegan and Parsons in 1823. Wellington...

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