I`m Dr John Logan Campbell.I own 1166 acres of this land.
I hope there is coal.I dug to explore for coal but it wasn’t mined.
I cut up my land into farms.
. He built his house on what is now the corner of Clyde Road and Anzac Road. This house was destroyed by fire in 1930
Peter Brown, after whom Browns Bay is named, bought the 136 acres of land.Peter and Mary Brown initially provided accommodation at their residence for holiday makers.
.As well as an influx of holidaymakers in the summer, the number of permanent residence also grew rapidly. To support the growing population, Browns Bay acquired new stores, churches, a prmanent school and numerous clubs.