Manly, a beach, boating and residential suburb on Waterloo Bay (a coastal indent on Moreton Bay) is 15 km east of central Brisbane.

Land sales first occurred at Manly in the 1860s, and one of the purchasers established a sugar plantation and built Wyvernleigh House overlooking Waterloo Bay. The house site in Oceana Terrace is now occupied by the Catholic church and the St John Vianneys primary school (1941).

Further Reading: 

Mervyn Beitz, Mangroves to moorings: stories and photographs of people and events in and around Manly, Manly, Manly Centenary Committee, 1982

Back to Wynnum 1933: a souvenir booklet, Wynnum, Wynnum District Chamber of Commerce, 1933

Betty Nock, History of music in the Wynnum and Manly area, Moorooka, Boolarong Press, 1998

Lota and Manly West entries


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