This is a companion to “Sandgate by the Seaside” expanding on the section that describes a few well-known Sandgate identities.
Walk Around Shorncliffe
This edition includes a brief history of the Shorncliffe area, first land sales took place here, and a description of the better known landmarks.
Tides of Change
This excellent book compiled and printed by Keep Sandgate Beautiful Association is a very good introduction to the Sandgate area and history.
Sandgate Town Halls
A history of the first and second Town Halls.
Sandgate by the Seaside
A history of the personalities and buildings of the Sandgate District.
Reflections on a Military Presence
Written by Stephen Gage it is a blend of the history of the Sandgate Drill Hall and the soldiers of the Sandgate District.
RAAF Sandgate “the mouth of the Pine”
This history of the RAAF base, no aerodrome, was compiled by Grace Beecher.
In the Beginning
An historical and social commentary on the early Sandgate motorised buses from 1919 to the 1950s
History of Sailing Clubs 1897-1990
A chronicle, compiled b George Lestor, of the Sandgate sailing heritage in a form that brings the memories flooding back.
Guided Walk at the Pier
A pictorial walk through the history of the Shorncliffe Pier.
Glimpses of Sandgate and Shorncliffe
The delightful old mansions and public buildings facing the tree-lined streets of Sandgate serve as a reminder of the genteel days when it was a popular seaside resort.
A.H.S. Centaur Seventy Years On
This small publication by Grace Beecher commemorates the seventieth anniversary of the loss of the hospital ship Centaur.
A Time to Remember – Sandgate World War 2
This is a record of the local war time experiences of the people in the Sandgate area.
Welcome to Boondall
This publication contains historical facts and personal reminiscences that trace the history and progress of the College Hill area that was to become the modern suburb of Boondall.
Researched and compiled by Mrs Barbara Bow
Sandgate – Peep into the Past
This is a collection of many early “Postcards from Sandgate”
Sandgate – Photos of the Past
A collection of photos of early Sandgate
How Sandgate got its Pier 1853 – 1904
The history of the Shorncliffe Pier by Geoff Drew
Deagon – a Place in Speedway History
Speed track racing was introduced on the one mile grass/sand surface at Deagon Race Course on November 11 1921.
Researched and edited by Tony Webb 2014