Welcome to By the Bremer: Memories of Ipswich

Brisbane St. buildings

Local Stories

Our blog detailing some of the people, places and events of Ipswich’s past.



Newspapers on microfilm, some dating back to the beginning of their publication.

Bell family

Our Families

Start your family history search with our collection, links, and more.



History Circle
10.00am-11.00am | last Friday of every month (February – November) | Ipswich Central Library

Text Detectives

As at 26 May¬†2016, our ‘Text Detectives’ have corrected 123,760 lines of text on Trove digitised newspapers!