Chapter 1 - In the Beginning
Last Updated on Monday, 14 June 2010 15:24
The Thompson Estate Harrier's Amateur Athletic Club was founded by interested men of the district of Thompson Estate, Junction Park, Annerley, Stones Corner, Coorparoo and Woolloongabba.
Messrs F. W. Nissen (Vice-President of the Queensland Amateur Athletic Association), James A. Donnan and John Innes Brown called a meeting of young men at the residence of Frederick William Nissen on 6th October, 1900.
At this meeting, the members of the committee and officials were elected, with Mr. Joseph Allen being the inaugural President, Mr. W. C. Anderson the inaugural Secretary, andMr. J. A. Donnan the inaugural Treasurer, while the first Club Captain was Michael Waterman. Other members of the first Committee were Frederick William Nissen, Walter C. Pritchard, F. Higginbotham, F.G. Jutsam, W. Stringfellow, J. Brown Sen., Allan Innes, J. Hourigan and James McHugh.
Chapter 2 - The Roaring TWENTIES 1920-1929
Last Updated on Monday, 14 June 2010 15:34
The term "The Roaring Twenties" could easily apply to Thompson Estate Harriers Amateur Athletic Club during the 1920's. The Harriers were the Champion Club of Queensland in 1920, 1921, 1923, 1925, 1926, and 1929 - a remarkable achievement; R. W. Cook (1921) and H. V. Scouller (1923) were named Champion All-Round Athlete of Queensland; G. Lewis won the first ever Queensland Decathlon Championship; Thompson Estate Harriers won the Wallace Bishop Cup for Champion Indoor Games Club of Queensland in 1923 and 1924; the Club also won the Cross Country Championship of Queensland in 1920 and was runners-up in 1921 and 1923 and third in 1922 and 1929; the juniors won the title of Most Successful Junior Club of Queensland in 1920, were runners-up in 1927 and were third in 1926.
100 Years of TEES - photos
Last Updated on Saturday, 28 February 2009 13:32
This section contains images and pdf scans (in progress) from the TEES 100 Years (1900 - 2000) publication. If you know names, details or have personal recollections on any of this material, please add it as a comment which the moderators will check and then add (you must be logged on to add comments) . There is a lot of valuable history and it would be good to put names and dates to all of the pictures. If you have an electronic version in any for of the "100 Years of TEES" publication, please come forwards as this will make it easier to add to this site. Find them here.
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