|Also known as|
|Previous Address||145 was also known as 75 Chetwynd Street, Hotham before street renumbering.||Source: from the 1895 MMBW map|
Timelapse Building Images
Subsequent Building Alterations
Heritage Significance and Listings
|Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes|
The desirable Victorian heritage dwelling with its own private back yard garden that once existed on this site was demolished and replaced by a four storey block of serviced flats..
|From||To||Owner||More Info||Data Source|
|to date||Private||source: Hatcher Index|
|Mr. J. Patterson, 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|
|From||To||Resident||More Info||Data Source|
|to date||Private||source Hatcher Index|
|1871||1885||Mrs Ellen O’Brien, nee Guinnane||http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article193391133||source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Lindsay Thomas in 2020.|
|1868||1870||J. Topp||source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Lindsay Thomas in 2020.|
|1867||1867||Howson||source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Lindsay Thomas in 2020.|
|1865||1866||Foxcroft||source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Lindsay Thomas in 2020.|
|1864||1864||Mr. FLynn||source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Lindsay Thomas in 2020.|
|1862||1863||G. Evans||source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Lindsay Thomas in 2020.|
1884 The Age.
source: The Age
Context and Streetscape
This property resides within the municipality of the City of Melbourne. We respectfully acknowledge it is on the traditional land of the Kulin Nation.
This information must be verified with the relevant planning or heritage authority.
Chetwynd Street was once predominantly a residential street with single and two storey Victorian terrace dwellings, two churches, a school and two hotels known as the Queens Arms and the Star of Hotham.
The Chetwynd streetscape today is characterised by a mix of multi-storey blocks of public flats, some modern commercial/industrial buildings, an ambulance depot, and a school.
In 2021, only fifty of the original one hundred and twenty-nine Victorian heritage dwellings once found on this street remain, compared to the 1895 Melbourne Metropolitan Board of Works map.
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