Town site chosen in October, first streets laid out and sites for 12 cottages marked in Thames Street.
S. Stocks jun. and G.S. Kingston lay out 65 allotments of ½ acre in Kooringa with 3 blocks of 2½ acres for company cottages. First cottages ready to roof by April.
First police arrive in September; station and stables built.
Burra Hotel (1st) built: with adjoining brewery.
Mr and Mrs Jolly open 1st school on allotment 73 Commercial Street.
First church built: Kooringa Wesleyan Chapel
Paxton Square begun
Creek dwellings extend along several miles of creek and house 400-500
Miners Arms Hotel
Original Bible Christian Chapel opened in December
St Mary's on Limestone Hill built
Smelter's Home Hotel opens
Kooringa Wesleyan Chapel enlarged to seat 450
Burra Oddfellows Lodge (MU) established
Congregation Church opened by Rev. T.Q. Stow
Baptists granted allotment 295 Kooringa
Original Bridge Street Bridge erected
Kooringa Primitive Methodist Church erected
Sod Hut Inn opens
Fist Redruth Wesleyan Chapel erected
White Hart Hotel begins
Pig and Whistle Hotel and Cross Roads Inn Hotel open
Bushman's Home Hotel
Redruth Gaol completed
Redruth Primitive Methodist Zion Chapel built
Redruth Court House erected
First Catholic school and chapel on allotment 41 Kooringa
Burra Burra Miner's and Mechanics Institute opened
Court House Hotel opens
Second Bible Christian Chapel built
Telegraph and Post Office built
National Bank opens in April
Telegraph office opens
Original Redruth Bridge built
National Bank building completed
Burra Grammar School opens on site of Congregational/Presbyterian Church
Princess Royal Homestead built. Designed by Edmund Wright
Samuel Drew & Co. build wholesale store at Aberdeen saleyards.
Building boom sees erection of:
Roach's Flour Mill in Graham
Butterworth's Flour Mill in New Aberdeen
Redruth Wesleyan Church
Aberdeen branch of Bank of Australasia
Bon Accord Hotel
St Joseph's Church
Kooringa Police Station
Tiver's Store Aberdeen
New buildings - Bon Accord Hotel, St.Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Redruth Wesleyan Church, Flour Mills (Roach. Butterworth), The Institute
Commercial Hotel completed.
Burra Hospital opened and Foundation Stone of Burra Model (Primary) School laid on same day.
Redruth Bridge and Kooringa Bridge (also known as Commercial Street Bridge, Kingston Street Bridge, Black Bridge and Red Bridge) open for traffic.
St. Mary's Church of England completed.
Present Royal Exchange Hotel replaces one destroyed by fire (Aberdeen).
Public pump and trough in Market Square in use.
St. Mary's Convent School at Mt. Pleasant occupied.
Present Burra Railway Station built.
Salvation Army Citadel built.
Fountain erected in Jubilee Walk.
Swing bridge erected over Burra Creek for school children.
Tenders called for two storey building in Market Square for Elder, Smith & Co.
Bagot, Shakes and Lewis build new sale yards.
Old Wooden railway bridge at Aberdeen replaced by iron bridge.
McBride cottages opened.
King's Memorial (Edward VII) Rotunda opened in Market Square.
New Oddfellows Lodge Hall in Aberdeen
Second storey added to Burra Hotel (previously Miners' Arms).
Burra High School opened in west wing of Primary School - 30 scholars enrolled.
Kooringa Methodist Church replaces older one.
Hon. W.M. Hughes,Prime Minister of Australia, unveils Burra and District Fallen Soldiers' Memorial in Market Square.
Fire brigade station completed.
Institute (Town Hall) enlarged by addition of gallery and other changes.
Redruth Methodist Memorial Sunday School completed.
November Butterworth's old mill New Aberdeen becomes Shell Depot.
August Vacuum Oil Depot being built at the Bon Accord Corner
Roach's flour mill at Aberdeen demolished
Old suspension bridge replaced by present footbridge.
New Post Office opened in Market Square.
Swimming pool opened by G. Stanley Hawker.
Opening of Burra Ambulance centre and EFS 1st June
Official opening of Baker of Baldina Aged Cottage Homes 27th May
April - Opening of new school buildings
Sept - Opening of library at Burra School
May 30th - Opening of New District Council Offices & Civic Centre
Oct 31st - Burra Community Sports Complex officially opened
Opening of new Dalgety Bennett Farmers premises
5th October, Opening of reconstructed Morphett's Engine House.
Paxton Square restoration completed.
Unicorn Brewery cellars re-opened as tourist attraction.
Burra Motor Inn opened
Community swimming pool completed.
Opening of Goyder House boarding house for isolated students.
Official opening of the Burra Art Gallery held on 5th October, 1996.