Login Form

pelicansnestcafe
Covid-19 briefing: Trans-Tasman bubble burst for another eight weeks
Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson and Director of Public Health Caroline McElnay are providing a media update on the current Covid-19 outbreak. Watch the...

Australia's fading anti-nuclear movement: a short history
French atmospheric nuclear testing in the South Pacific during the early 1970s was responsible, more than anything, for cementing anti-nuclear sentiment into...

Low turnout, low drama mark rally for jailed pro-Trump rioters
Demonstrators came out on a muggy day in less than droves to a sleepy Capitol complex shrouded in a black security fence and a large law enforcement footprint,...

POLITICO Playbook: What the Pentagon knew about that drone attack
SCOOP: EX-MEMBERS TELL BIDEN “FINISH THE JOB” — In a letter obtained by Playbook this morning, 21 former House Democrats who lost their seats in 2010 amid GOP...

Local Parks - Wynnum West

Ropley Road
Ropley Road, off Wynnum Road opp Wynnum Plaza

Playground Shelter Toilets Water BBQ Areas Mini Court Basketball Off Road Parking Hand Ball Wall
Ropley Park Flying Fox - Wynnum West
Ropley Park - Wynnum West
Primrose Park
Wynnum and Sibley Roads
UBD REF# 143 B-19
Playground Shelter Toilets Water BBQ Areas Half Court Basketball Off Road Parking Hand Ball Wall
Primrose Park - Wynnum West

Primrose Park

Edward Kelk Park
Cnr Sibley Road and Kianawah Road
UBD REF# 163 A-9
Playground
Edward John Kelk was a pioneer settler in the Lindum and Hemmant Districts. In the early 1860's, 3 brothers William, Henry and Edward Kelk came to settle in the district from Lincolnshire, England and brought land not far from the present day Hemmant. The Kelks called their property Lindum-mere. The name of their home in Lincoln. Lindum is the Latin name from Lincoln.

William and Henry left the district, but Edward build a fine home on the 200 acre/81 hectare property not far from the site of todays Pleasantville. The entrance was near Lindum Railway Station and a Driveway led from the fancy gates up a hill to the house running along the line of the present Rodney Street.

Edward owned and operated a sugar cane plantation and a sugar mill on this Lindum property through which the Cleveland railway now runs. He was a pioneer-settler who was acknowledged as a highly respected citizen. He is remembered not only for his compassionate commitment to the early community, Lindum and Hemmant, but for his compassionate treatment of the local aboriginals who were employed to work on the cane plantations of those days and his implementation of projects to set them up in a local fishing industry by supplying them with boats, gear and supervision.

Edward Kelk Park

Edward Kelk Park - Wynnum