"NETHERWAY" BOARDING HOUSE
CNR OF NORTH QUAY & HERSCHEL STREET
BRISBANE, QLD
USED AS WAAAF BARRACKS DURING WW2

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"Netherway" Boarding House which was located at 193 North Quay on the corner of Herschel St., in Brisbane, Queensland was used by the Royal Australian Air Force as barracks for WAAAF personnel during WW2.

Karen Russ contacted me back in January 2003 to say that she had acquired a set of silver salt and pepper shakers with the name "Netherway" engraved on them. They are hallmarked by English Silversmiths Walker & Hall, who marked their productions this way from mid 1800 through to early to mid 1900's. Karen would like to know if they are associated with this building called "Netherway" in Brisbane or another building.

 


Photo:- via Donald Catterall

"Netherway" on the corner of North Quay and Herschel Street, Brisbane

 


Photo:- E.A. Wilson - Image number: APA-004-0001-0024 - State Library of Queensland

"Netherway", 193 North Quay, Brisbane in about 1919

 

The Queensland Post Office & Official Directory (Wise's) for 1903 has the following entry under Boarding Houses:-

Andrews Mrs. Milman, Netherway,
193 North quay, Brisbane

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

I'd like that thanks Donald Catterall and Karen Russ for their assistance with this web page.

 

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