“Walter” the Rural Property Buyer

WALK IN'S AND FAIR DINKUM BUYERS Some time ago, in the early 1980's, before the internet and mobile phones, prospective property buyers would sometimes come into the office of Lloyd Taylor & Co at Moura without making any prior arrangements. In real estate terms these people are called "walk ins", common with house sales but … Continue reading “Walter” the Rural Property Buyer

“Clovernook”, Bauhinia District

In 1966, Lew Blackmore from "Chester", Clandulla in NSW, and who also owned Gregory Downs south of Burketown, purchased “Clovernook”, a 12,706 acre property, near Bauhinia Downs, west of Moura. Scott Hallam from Australian Estates in Rockhampton was the agent and they purchased the property from Graham and Shirley McCamley for around $9 per acre … Continue reading “Clovernook”, Bauhinia District

Lloyd Taylor and Co, Rural Property Agents, Moura

In 1969 Lloyd Taylor came to Moura in the middle of Central Queensland’s fertile Brigalow area and opened a Stock and Station Agency. He had followed his parents Steve and Addie and brother’s Robert with wife Rita, Owen and his wife Margaret and sister Elizabeth to the district as they had drawn a Ballot Block … Continue reading Lloyd Taylor and Co, Rural Property Agents, Moura

Brigalow Settler, Moura

New Pioneers in a New Frontier - The Brigalow In 1976 I moved to Moura, Central Queensland to work with local Stock & Station Agent, Lloyd Taylor & Co. Not many years before in the 1960’s a whole new frontier was opened up to new settlers with the Brigalow Development Scheme. If you were lucky … Continue reading Brigalow Settler, Moura