The Resource G. Jackman Newsagent and Tobacconist, Scarborough Street, Southport, Queensland

G. Jackman Newsagent and Tobacconist, Scarborough Street, Southport, Queensland

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G. Jackman Newsagent and Tobacconist, Scarborough Street, Southport, Queensland
Title
G. Jackman Newsagent and Tobacconist, Scarborough Street, Southport, Queensland
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Summary
George Jackman came to Australia from the Isle of Wight and settled in Southport where he owned and operated the original Railway Refreshment Rooms and Newsagency next to the old Railway Hotel (now the Del Plaza). G. Jackman News Agent and Tobacconist was the Gold Coast's pioneer newsagency. It was known for many years as 'Jackman's'. His wife Mary Ann Jackman was the daughter of J. G. Anderson, a pioneer settler of the Mudgeeraba district, she married George Jackman in 1895 and moved to Southport with him. Mrs Jackman took over the running of the newsagency upon her husband's early death in 1905 at the age of 39, she retired in 1918. Their son G. A. Jackman was a director of the Bulletin newspaper for more than 50 years. He also held a position on the Southport Town Council from 1939-1951, having served some of those years as acting town clerk. (Information taken from: South Coast Bulletin, 5 May, 1961, p.5)
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G. Jackman Newsagent and Tobacconist, Scarborough Street, Southport, Queensland
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Copied from an original photograph held by John Oxley Library
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25 x 20 cm.
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copy print
Immediate source of acquisition
JOL.
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black and white
System control number
(Sirsi) 7600
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  • John Oxley Library negative #21751. Permission must be obtained from the John Oxley Library to reproduce this image for purposes other than research and study.
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Label
G. Jackman Newsagent and Tobacconist, Scarborough Street, Southport, Queensland
Publication
Note
Copied from an original photograph held by John Oxley Library
Dimensions
25 x 20 cm.
Extent
copy print
Immediate source of acquisition
JOL.
Other physical details
black and white
System control number
(Sirsi) 7600
Terms governing use
  • John Oxley Library negative #21751. Permission must be obtained from the John Oxley Library to reproduce this image for purposes other than research and study.
  • <a href="https://digitalbank.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/vital/access/manager/Copyright" target="_blank">Click here for further information about copyright</A>

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