A.V. Postle Griffin Archive
A.V. Postle Griffin Pty Ltd, Hotel Brokers, Real Estate Agents and Valuers, were established in Townsville in 1958 at Lister House, Sturt Street, opposite the then Buchanan's Hotel. The collection consists of clippings of auction sales notices, for sale advertisements, real estate developments, sub-division developments, etc., for the period 1960-1974.
Archive Location: 498
Includes clippings from:
Daily Mercury, Mackay
Herbert River Express, Ingham
Mount Isa Mail (incorporating Cloncurry Advocate)
Townsville Daily Bulletin
April 1960 Release of land for sale at Burt Street, Mundingburra
June 1960 Staff photograph Charles Skeggs, Jack Sweeney, Ray Shannon and Frank Alloway.
19 September 1963 clipping from Mount Isa Mail, report on a block of land bought by Ansett Transport Industries at a public auction conducted by A V Postle Griffin. Land sold for £30,000 was offered for sale by Mrs Dulcie K Donoghue.
Various clippings reporting hotel sales and changes of licensees.
24 April 1965 Release of Allambie Estate. Land for sale, twelve miles from city proper at Upper Ross.
13 April 1965 Townsville City Council list of land for sale as a result of arrears of rates and charges.
County of Elphinstone, Parish of Coonambelah
County of Elphinstone, Parish of Stuart
County of Elphinstone, Parish of Beor
27 October 1965 Release of Huntley Estate. Land for sale at Upper Ross.
16 June 1965 Availability of shop space at Warrina Shopping Centre. A V Postle Griffin managing agents.
17 August 1965 Release of further land for sale at Upper Ross
24 January 1967 Names and addresses of those who purchased allotments at Pallarenda. Prices and sizes of blocks also provided.
6 April 1968 Cordelia Estate Rural Subdivision; land for residential development for sale.
27 April 1968 Shepard Estate, Upper Ross - land for sale
11 September 1970 Cutting from The Australian - A V Postle Griffin offer land for sale. New subdivision of Arcadia at Magnetic Island.
24 February 1971 Blue Hills Estate, Upper Ross - residential land for sale.
25 April 1972 Release of residential land at Louise Park (between Kirwan Estate and Mountview).
11 November 1971 Plans for Cat and Fiddle Shopping Arcade, A V Postle Griffin Managing agents.
29 September 1973 Joe Griffin visits Texas to inspect land development project. J P H Land and Cattle Co. developing 17,000 acres of resort property at El Paso.
24 October 1973 Cutting from Texas Ennis Daily Express re Griffin Family reunion.
22 November 1973 Townsville Daily Bulletin report on family reunion in Texas, with family portrait.
6 February 1974 Land available for purchase at Black River and Alice River.
9 May 1974 Announcement of development of Vincent Village Shopping Centre. Applications to be lodged with Postle Griffin, managing agents.
21 May 1974 Townsville Daily Bulletin Opening of Cat and Fiddle Shopping Centre, Flinders Street.
10 July 1974 Townsville Daily Bulletin Postle Griffin auction Cleveland Terrace site.
12 July 1974 Townsville Daily Bulletin Release of land at Noonameena Park (Rasmussen, Upper Ross).
22 October 1974 Postle Griffin announces development of Parkside Gardens Shopping Centre.
4 December 1974 Townsville Daily Bulletin Report on opening of Vincent Village Shopping Centre.