119 Dryburgh Street

119 Dryburgh Street
North Melbourne VIC 3051
photographer: Stephen Hatcher 2022

Also known as Victoria Source: name on the dwelling parapet
Previous Address 119 was previously known as 27 Dryburgh Street, North Melbourne Source: from the 1895 MMBW map
Constructed
Style
Architect
Builder

Timelapse Building Images

2004

source: http://maps.melbourne.vic.gov.au/


Land Details

  1. 1895 MMBW map
  2. Compiled Crown Record Plan
  3. record of the 1858 Crown land sale

Building Details

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Subsequent Building Alterations

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Architectural Features



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Heritage Significance and Listings

Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes

Owners

From To Owner More Info Data Source
to date Private source: Hatcher Index
27/11/1858 Mr. John Laurens [Lawrence], first Crown land purchaser source: Hatcher Index
abt 40 thousand years earlier 1835 Boon Wurrung and Woiwurrung (Wurundjeri) peoples of the Kulin Nation https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Victoria source: Hatcher Index

Residents

From To Resident More Info Data Source
to date Private source Hatcher Index
1960 1974 F. Iaia source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1955 1955 Albert J. Mason source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1945 1950 Mrs. Charlotte Hopwood source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1940 1940 Mrs. Mary Windram source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1900 1935 William and Eliza Catherine O’Grady, nee Coglan (house number changed to 27) http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article10450399 source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1895 1895 John McMullan source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1890 1890 Anthony Shanahan source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1885 1885 William T. Hoskin source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1884 1884 Joseph Ramsbottom source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1879 1884 Walter H. White, grocer source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin

Social History

Eliza Catherine O’Grady was born in 1867 at Woodend Victoria, a daughter of Michael and Jane Colgan, nee O’Connor.

She married William Charles O’Grady in 1890 and they lived at 119 Dryburgh Street, North Melbourne.

Eliza gave birth to four children named Eileen, Mary, Agnes and Clara O’Grady.

Eliza died in 1936 at the age of 69.

source: Births Deaths and Marriages Victoria


1888 The Age

WESSLINK— WHITE.— On the 31st October, at North Melbourne, by the Rev. James T. Robertson. M.A., William Murdoch, youngest son of the late Herman Wesslink, Hermanville, Carrol-street, North Melbourne, and late of Edinburgh Scotland, to Jessie Morrison, second daughter of Walter White, Esq.,  Dryburgh-street, North Melbourne.

source: The Age



Context and Streetscape

Precinct
The current property is within the municipality of the City of Melbourne. We respectfully acknowledge it is on the traditional land of the Kulin Nation.
source: https://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/history-city-of-melbourne.pdf
historical map source: https://www.slv.vic.gov.au/search-discover/explore-collections-format/maps/maps-melbourne-city-suburbs

Streetscape

Other Information

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