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.
Image: Hugh O’Brien with two of his grandchildren on the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail (supplied)
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