In 1903 a three-year-old boy was given up for adoption from the front yard of a Brisbane Street home because his mother already had two children out of wedlock and another was on the way. In this episode you’ll hear from the 67-year-old grandson of that three-year-old. Hugh O’Brien has uncovered his intriguing family history in Ipswich at the beginning of last century.
Published: 3 June 2022.
Music: www.purple-planet.com
Image: Hugh O’Brien with two of his grandchildren on the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail (supplied)
Brisbane Valley Rail Trail: https://www.brisbanevalleyrailtrail.com.au/
Trove: https://trove.nla.gov.au/
National Reconciliation Week: https://nrw.reconciliation.org.au/
Discover Ipswich: www.discoveripswich.com.au/
Contact Ipswich Today: https://ipswichtoday.com.au/?page_id=148