Haunts of Brisbane is creating haunted history YouTube documentaries & print articles
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Never let the truth get in the way of a good story, right?? That being said, every good urban legend that manages to stand the test of time is generally formulated from an element of truth, & it's the truth that ultimately stands the test of time indefinitely...especially once the associated legend has long been dead & buried.

The Haunts of Brisbane documents the unadulterated history behind the many Brisbane ghost stories that have been heavily fictionalised & fabricated over the past decades.  Published via free-to-access blog articles & YouTube videos, that are both exhaustively researched & written to ensure factual accuracy & intriguing reading/viewing, we hope our ongoing content inspires you to become a patron & support our mission.  Every cent donated aids to defray the oft-times hefty costs involved in painstakingly researching our content (genealogy platform subscriptions, Birth/Death/Marriage searches, restricted history collection accesses etc) - and each generous monthly pledge to the Haunts of Brisbane is also repaid in kind, with the added benefit of tiered "thank you" rewards each month, depending on the level of patronage!
Tiers
Discovery of Gold at Moreton Bay
$1 or more per month
A gold coin donation per month goes a long way towards continuing research into Brisbane's unknown history, from which the production of free-to-view Haunts of Brisbane YouTube videos & blog posts are made possible - for $1 per month, you'll also get access to our Patron-only feed.
Servant's Hut Theft
$5 or more per month
Some evil disposed person was skulking around Brisbane gardens in October 1849, leading to a £5 reward for the return of two white shirts & 15 shillings - for $5 per month, you won't get a shirt or a pocketful of change, but you will gain access to our Patron-only feed & a monthly teaser newsletter on our upcoming YouTube video topics. 
A supposed stolen horse
$10 or more per month
Back in September 1860, £10 in Brisbane was a fair reward for the return of a fine horse stolen from a remote country district - in 2018, $10 per month is also a fair price for access to our Patron-only feed, a monthly teaser newsletter on our upcoming YouTube video topics, & additional exclusive articles from Brisbane's history each & every month. 
Drayton & Tenterfield Mail Robbery
$20 or more per month
 £20, or a prisoner's conditional pardon, carried considerable interest & weight back in colonial Brisbane in December 1850 - $20 per month also carries considerable interest & weight in 2018, with access to our Patron-only feed, a monthly teaser newsletter on upcoming YouTube video topics, additional exclusive articles from Brisbane's history each & every month, & a personalised thank-you letter with signed 8x10 Haunts of Brisbane photo.  
Bills, Cheques & other Valuable Papers
$50 or more per month
With the loss of a cash box from the steam-packet Tamar in February 1849, £50 was offered up in the hope of recovering its valuable contents - $50 per month will also offer up some valuable contents, with access to our Patron-only feed, a monthly teaser newsletter on upcoming YouTube video topics, additional exclusive articles from Brisbane's history each & every month, a personalised thank-you letter with signed 8x10 Haunts of Brisbane photo, & a fantastic Brisbane history book from the "Inside History" catalogue twice per year via mail. 
Cattle stealing in the bush
$100 or more per month
The residents of the Darling Downs hoped that £100, a very hefty amount in October 1858, would aid in the capture of the person or persons guilty of slaughtering their cattle - $100 per month also provides a hefty amount, with access to our Patron-only feed, a monthly teaser newsletter on upcoming YouTube video topics, additional exclusive articles from Brisbane's history each & every month, a personalised thank-you letter with signed 8x10 Haunts of Brisbane photo, & a fantastic Brisbane history book from the "Inside History" catalogue four times per year via mail.
Never let the truth get in the way of a good story, right?? That being said, every good urban legend that manages to stand the test of time is generally formulated from an element of truth, & it's the truth that ultimately stands the test of time indefinitely...especially once the associated legend has long been dead & buried.

The Haunts of Brisbane documents the unadulterated history behind the many Brisbane ghost stories that have been heavily fictionalised & fabricated over the past decades.  Published via free-to-access blog articles & YouTube videos, that are both exhaustively researched & written to ensure factual accuracy & intriguing reading/viewing, we hope our ongoing content inspires you to become a patron & support our mission.  Every cent donated aids to defray the oft-times hefty costs involved in painstakingly researching our content (genealogy platform subscriptions, Birth/Death/Marriage searches, restricted history collection accesses etc) - and each generous monthly pledge to the Haunts of Brisbane is also repaid in kind, with the added benefit of tiered "thank you" rewards each month, depending on the level of patronage!

Recent posts by Haunts of Brisbane

Tiers
Discovery of Gold at Moreton Bay
$1 or more per month
A gold coin donation per month goes a long way towards continuing research into Brisbane's unknown history, from which the production of free-to-view Haunts of Brisbane YouTube videos & blog posts are made possible - for $1 per month, you'll also get access to our Patron-only feed.
Servant's Hut Theft
$5 or more per month
Some evil disposed person was skulking around Brisbane gardens in October 1849, leading to a £5 reward for the return of two white shirts & 15 shillings - for $5 per month, you won't get a shirt or a pocketful of change, but you will gain access to our Patron-only feed & a monthly teaser newsletter on our upcoming YouTube video topics. 
A supposed stolen horse
$10 or more per month
Back in September 1860, £10 in Brisbane was a fair reward for the return of a fine horse stolen from a remote country district - in 2018, $10 per month is also a fair price for access to our Patron-only feed, a monthly teaser newsletter on our upcoming YouTube video topics, & additional exclusive articles from Brisbane's history each & every month. 
Drayton & Tenterfield Mail Robbery
$20 or more per month
 £20, or a prisoner's conditional pardon, carried considerable interest & weight back in colonial Brisbane in December 1850 - $20 per month also carries considerable interest & weight in 2018, with access to our Patron-only feed, a monthly teaser newsletter on upcoming YouTube video topics, additional exclusive articles from Brisbane's history each & every month, & a personalised thank-you letter with signed 8x10 Haunts of Brisbane photo.  
Bills, Cheques & other Valuable Papers
$50 or more per month
With the loss of a cash box from the steam-packet Tamar in February 1849, £50 was offered up in the hope of recovering its valuable contents - $50 per month will also offer up some valuable contents, with access to our Patron-only feed, a monthly teaser newsletter on upcoming YouTube video topics, additional exclusive articles from Brisbane's history each & every month, a personalised thank-you letter with signed 8x10 Haunts of Brisbane photo, & a fantastic Brisbane history book from the "Inside History" catalogue twice per year via mail. 
Cattle stealing in the bush
$100 or more per month
The residents of the Darling Downs hoped that £100, a very hefty amount in October 1858, would aid in the capture of the person or persons guilty of slaughtering their cattle - $100 per month also provides a hefty amount, with access to our Patron-only feed, a monthly teaser newsletter on upcoming YouTube video topics, additional exclusive articles from Brisbane's history each & every month, a personalised thank-you letter with signed 8x10 Haunts of Brisbane photo, & a fantastic Brisbane history book from the "Inside History" catalogue four times per year via mail.