9 Lion St, Ipswich. Picture: realestate.com.auIn 1921 it was then bought by Joseph Foote and Wilfred Foote, grandson of John Foote the co-founder of Cribb & Foote.In 1925 it was sold to Marian Parkinson and Hugh Parkinson, the Director of The Queensland Times and son of the founder. and then in 1961 it sold to Roderick Foote and Harry Victor Gibbs, a local solicitor of note whose son Sir Harry Talbot Gibbs later went on to become the 8th Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia.More from newsDigital inspection tool proves a property boon for REA website3 Apr 2020The Camira homestead where kids roamed free28 May 2019 9 Lion St, Ipswich. Picture: realestate.com.auThe colonial home has 3.5 metres high ceilings, VJ walls, period windows, and timber floorboards.The restored home has a modern kitchen with Caesar Stone bench tops and dual sinks and a stainless steel Belling double oven. 9 Lion Street Ipswich has been owned by some impressive Ipswich identities. Picture: realestate.com.auTHIS home is not just impressive looking, it also comes with a solid historical pedigree.The land that the home at 9 Lion St, Ipswich sits on was bought in 1904 from the family of the then Ipswich Mayor Mr. Pettigrew.The home was built in 1907 for Jeanie Whitehead, who was the wife of renowned local photographer Francis Arnold Whitehead. 9 Lion St, Ipswich. Picture: realestate.com.au 9 Lion St, Ipswich. Picture: realestate.com.auThe four-bedroom home is now listed for sale for $879,000 through Steve Athanates of NGU Real Estate – Brassall. 9 Lion St, Ipswich. Picture: realestate.com.auThere are two new bathrooms with his and her vanities and a bathtub.Two living areas are on the upper level of the home and have original lap and sash windows and timber archways.
THE Jumbo Jet Auto Spares and Racing Stables, in collaboration with the Rising Sun Turf Club (RSTC), will stage its 3rd edition of the Guyana Cup horse race meet on January 1 at the club’s facility, Arima Park, West Coast Berbice.Seven races are carded for the day with the feature event being one for horses classified `B’ and Lower over a distance of 1800m and the winner will be rewarded with $1.2M and a trophy. The second-, third- and fourth-place finishers will share $1.8M among themselves.Animals classified `F 1’ and Lower will battle over 1400m for the top prize of $400 000 and a trophy.Three-year-old horses will also contest a 1400m race and the winner will receive $350 000 and a trophy.An 1100m race is on the card for Guyana-bred two-year-old horses and the winner will take home $260 000 and a trophy, while horses classified `JK’ and Lower will compete for a $200 000 first prize over a distance of 1100m.Animals classified `L’ and Lower will compete for a first prize worth $180, 00 along with a trophy and they will do battle over 1100m.The top jockey and runner-up as well as the top stable and champion trainer will also receive trophies and other incentives, compliments of Trophy Stall of Bourda Market and the organisers.Entries close on Saturday.Interested race horse owners and trainers can make contact with Fazal Habibula (657-7010 or 232-0232), Donald Lowrie (225-4530) or Compton Sancho (602-1567).