Caboonbah Homestead (Somerset family)

The homestead burnt down in May 2009, but the area remains heritage listed. There are hopes to rebuild Caboonbah homestead.
Opened: 1890
# graves: 3

More information about
local copy of part of Brisbane Valley Heritage Society web site
Caboonbah Church
Collections Ausytralia Network - Caboonbah Homestead
Qld Govt Environment and Resource Management - Caboonbah Homestead
Sydney Morning Herald - Esk
Caboonbah Homestead 'Big Rock' or 'Little Britain': A study of Britishness in late 19th and early 20th century rural Queensland
Caboonbah Homestead Archaeological Project: 2006 - 2007 Field Season
History: Billy Mateer - the man who raced the flood
Brisbane Valley Heritage Buildings
flickr - Caboonbah Homestead
more flickr photos of Caboonbah Homestead
Augmentation of Wivenhoe Dam Storage Volume
Museum of Learning - Caboonbah Homestead
Australian Museums and Galleries Online - Caboonbah Homestead
Lyndas Photos - Caboonbah
John Oxley Library Blog - Stockman Billy Mateer saves the day!
floods in the Brisbane River - Brisbane Courier 13 Feb 1896
Brisbane Courier - 12 Feb 1896 - Flooding apprehended
Australian Heritage Places Inventory - Caboonbah Homestead
View across the grass to Cressbrook Homestead, ca. 1887 contributed by QldPics taken in 1887
HISTORY ANCHORS MT BRISBANE Written by Rebecca Jennings, Queensland Country Life : the McConnels
McConnel Family collection

Photographed: Jul 2010

Names in cemetery order
Names in alphabetical order

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All the headstone photos in Caboonbah Homestead, Somerset regional council (formerly Esk)
Names in photographed order.
Names in alphabetical order.
Latitude -27.14389149968886, Longitude 152.4933240000284
Latitude -27° 8’ 38", Longitude 152° 29’ 36"

GoogleMap or GoogleEarth map application for Caboonbah Homestead, Somerset regional council (formerly Esk). (What's this?)
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