Tymboo station remains unusual in the Logan district for surviving within one family's ownership since being divided from its original squatter's run in the 1860s.
As Brisbane grows into a city of enormous geographic size, whose sprawling borders meld imperceptibly with those of its urban neighbours in Queensland's southern demographic growth corridor, the distinctive character of Tymboo's chronicle as a fragment of S.E. Qld social history resonates all the more strongly for us today.
8th July 2019Thank you to everyone who came to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Tymboo on Saturday. It was wonderful to meet everybody and hear your stories about Tymboo.
My memories and love of ‘Tymboo’ date from when I was very young. An older cousin, Margaret Mossom, told me that I was only a few weeks old (Jan 1939) when Mum and Dad (Nyria and Les) brought me to ‘Tymboo’ to meet Grandma and Grandpa (Norman and Hannah). Continue reading
— Pamela Moriarty (nee Gittins)
Over the years, I’ve romanticised the idea of Tymboo in my mind, located as a place of rich imagination as much as in the geography of the Upper Logan. This response to place has been based on a mixture of vivid childhood memories and more recent research. Continue reading