Whetstone is a locality in the Goondiwindi Region, Queensland, Australia.[1]

History

Whetstone was opened for selection on 17 April 1877; 59 square miles (150 km2) were available.[2]

Whetstone Provisional School opened on 19 July 1904 and became Whetstone State School on 1 January 1909. In 1910 it was renamed Inglewood West State School. It suffered from low student numbers and consequently closed and re-opened a number of times, closing finally in 1928.[3]

Whetstone Provisional School opened 9 July 1917. In 1926 it became Whetstone State School. It closed on 4 June 1958.[3][4]

References

  1. ^ "Whetstone - locality in Goondiwindi Region (entry 47837)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 4 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Proclamations under the New Land Acts". The Brisbane Courier. Queensland, Australia. 2 March 1877. p. 3. Retrieved 19 February 2020 – via Trove.
  3. ^ a b Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  4. ^ "Agency ID 5920, Whetstone State School". Queensland State Archives. Retrieved 18 November 2019.