Welcome to Annerley-Stephens History Group’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.

Our Events

Members & Volunteers of the Corley House Project [EVENT 6 April 2019]

To all members and volunteers on the Frank and Eunice Corley House Photo Project. You are invited to the State Library of Queensland for an Annerley-Stephens Open Day at the Home: a suburban obsession exhibition. Annerley-Stephens History Group Inc. acknowledges your...

Under the Lino – The Mystery, The History, The Community [EVENT 11 April 2019]

The Under the Lino Project is a Brisbane-based community collaborative research project centred around bankbooks and money that Brisbane writer, Caylie Jeffery, found underneath the lino flooring of her 1912 Queenslander in Milton. Hear Caylie talk about her research...

Frank 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.

Contact

PO Box 484, Annerley QLD 4103

Phone: (07) 3162 2229

or 0417 713 200

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