Rechners Researchers
Judy Gale Rechner
Experience and skills

I am a University of Queensland Master of Arts graduate with more than thirty years experience as an historical researcher, seventeen years freelance.  While I specialise in heritage, the built environment, land tenure and local histories, I have researched many different topics for a variety of organisations and individuals.

       Historical research - individuals, legal firms, government bodies and others

       Heritage tours - research, write and prepare camera ready copy

        House histories - individuals, legal firms, government bodies and others

        Land tenure research  - government bodies, architects, historians, law firms and others

        Compiling historical bibliographies

        Creating databases for bibliographies and chronologies


GJ Rechner and his descendants: Rechner, Fiscsher/Fisher, Stolz and Reuther journeys, 2008
East Brisbane Croquet Club 100 years
, 2006, EBCC
Grand old lady of lace, Coorparoo, CCAI, 2002
Where have all the creeks gone? Camp Hill heritage drive tour, Brisbane East NTQ, 2001, (winner of a NTQ Hebert Award)
Brisbane house styles 1880 to 1940: A guide to the affordable house, BHG, 1998. (winner of a NTQ Hebert Award)
Spring Hill heritage tour: Wickham Terrace
, 1997, Playground and Recreation Association of Queensland
Legislation and hotels, 2001, in Brisbane, recreation and Rock'n'Roll: Popular culture 1890-1900 BHG papers no.17
South East Queensland historical heritage bibliography, 1996, University of Queensland
Glen Lyon Drive, Ashgrove: Heritage walking tour, August 1994, BHG, paper and tour
Who’s who in Bulimba Cemetery? March 1994, NTQ Brisbane East, paper
The Queensland Workers’ Dwellings, February 1994, RHSQ Journal
The Old Coorparoo Shire: a heritage drive tour, 1990, BHG
(out of print)
A project in preserving the present for the future: Timber and tin housing in Coorparoo, paper, Royal Historical Society of Queensland’s 1990 Annual Conference
Bibliography of oral history sources, 1989, BHG

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