Welcome to Annerley-Stephens History Group Inc.’s page.

Our area is the suburbs and communities within the boundaries of the former Stephens Shire Council (1886-1925) which was incorporated into the Brisbane City Council in 1925. Suburbs include Yeerongpilly, Tennyson, Yeronga, Fairfield, Annerley, Tarragindi, Holland Park West, parts of Moorooka, Greenslopes and Mt Gravatt.

Our Events

Monthly Meetings at Stephens Croquet Clubhouse, Yeronga Park. First Monday of the month at 6.30 pm

General Meetings: First Monday each month at Yeronga Park Mallet Sports Centre, access via Frederick Street off Villa Street, Yeronga.Subject to Covid-19 restrictions

Frank and Eunice Corley House Photos Project

Uncovering the houses of the inner southside in the 1970’s. Frank Corley was a commercial photographer who photographed almost every house in Brisbane as he drove past in his Cadillac in the early 1970’s.

Frank Corley was a commercial photographer who photographed almost every house in Brisbane as he drove past in his Cadillac in the early 1970’s. His wife developed the prints in a van that they had converted to a darkroom and then a team of door-to-door salespeople would sell the photos packaged in a cardboard calendar priced at 85 cents.

Our Publications

The Annals of Annerley

This publication is the proceedings of The Annerley Conference, 17 July 1994 edited by John Douglas Kerr.  The papers presented at the conference represent the history of Annerley from its beginnings as farmland owned by T.S. Stephens to an important inner-city suburb of Brisbane.

Stories of Stephens

The Stories of Stephens is the collection of papers and other contributions from the AHSG 2016 Conference.

Echoes of Stories of Stephens

Echoes of Stories of Stephens compiled by Stephen W Sheaffe AM is 18 more vibrant chapters of local history from the ASHG conference of February 2019

Contact

PO Box 484, Annerley QLD 4103

Email: AnnerleyStephensHistoryGroupin@gmail.com 

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