Ashwell, Queensland

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Ashwell
IpswichQueensland
Farms and Little Liverpool Range Ashwell Queensland.jpg
Farms along Perrins Road, 2015
Population 234 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 4340
LGA(s) City of Ipswich
State electorate(s) Ipswich West
Federal Division(s) Division of Blair
Suburbs around Ashwell:
The Bluff The Bluff Mount Marrow
Grandchester Ashwell Mount Marrow
Grandchester Lanefield
Calvert
Rosewood

Ashwell is a locality in the City of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 Australian Ashwell and nearby Lanefield recorded a population of 234.[1]

History[edit]

The origin of the name Ashwell is from a town in the United Kingdom by the name of Ashwell. Walter Loveday and Henry Stevens provided an acre each of land for a school in this district to be named Ashwell after Walter Loveday's farm titled Ashwell which he named after Ashwell, United Kingdom.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Ashwell (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 1 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Ashwell (entry 41860)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 10 December 2015. 

Coordinates: 27°37′42.44″S 152°33′36.37″E / 27.6284556°S 152.5601028°E / -27.6284556; 152.5601028