1956 Margate Beach aerial panorama ,

Updated: Aug 26

A recently restored aerial photo taken on 14th August 1956, showing Margate Beach from Ellen St to Ella St.

Featuring the Humpybong School, Red Cross Children's home, Macdonnell Rd creek and Scotts Point beach along with all the streets named. This map is available as a large framed panorama photo print at this link:


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The former home of child prodigy drummer, movie star and Bee Gees drummer Colin Petersen is marked at 17 Eveline St and Colin lived there and attended Humpybong School for 5 years from 9th March 1953 to July 1958. The house at 4 Tramore Rd that the Gibb family originally lived in for a few months while they attended Humpybong School for the last term of 1958 (from 22nd September 1958 to the end of term 1958) after arriving from Manchester.

A page from the Pictorial History Of Redcliffe and Moreton Bay region book 1950s-80s

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