Introduction of house numbers

Before September 1938 houses did not have numbers.  Houses often had names or the postal workers just seemed to know who lived where.  People also would have collected there mail from the Post Office.  In 1938 house numbers and street signs were introduced and rolled out over the town gradually.

Gympie Times, Saturday, September 17, 1938 p. 3 House numbering introduced

House numbering system

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