Looks at the history of Ipswich’s Bremer River, covering the early explorers, the convict out-station on the river, it’s time as a “working river” for the coal mines, sawmills and woollen mills.
A well-known series by R.L. Whitmore detailing the history of coal in Queensland.
History of the Deebing Creek Aboriginal Home; discusses the Aboriginal groups whose land was in the vacinity of the mission: Yuggerabul.
This comprehensive study features information about places of cultural significance within the City of Ipswich.
The initial heritage study was expanded to include areas of cultural heritage significance in the former Moreton Shire area.
Covers the deaths of early Ipswich residents and offers insights into their lives as well as the role played by doctors, chemists, undertakers and clergy.
A compilation of early pioneers in Ipswich and surrounding districts, including details of spouses and children.
Covers the history of the city from 1904-2004.
A history of Ipswich from early exploration until 1960.
Details the early exploration and settlement of Ipswich as well as the city’s municipal, industrial and social progress from 1860 to 1910.
The first comprehensive study of the Deebing Creek Aboriginal Mission in Queensland – a mission which began at a site near Ipswich in the late 1880s and which closed during World War I.
Provides a history of the towns and suburbs that were part of the former Moreton Shire.
Ipswich Libraries holds numerous estate maps for the region. These may prove useful for tracing the history of your house.
George Brockwell Gill was an important local architect and Ipswich Libraries has a number of architectural plans for buildings he designed for our city.