172 Roden Street

172 Roden Street
West Melbourne VIC 3003
photographer: Stephen Hatcher

Also known as
Previous Address

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

Land Details

  1. current area
  2. 1895 MMBW Map
  3. Compiled Crown Record Plan showing Mr. A. T. Woods was the first Crown land purchaser of lot 1 in section 56.

Building Details

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Subsequent Building Alterations

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Heritage Significance and Listings

Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes


From To Owner More Info Data Source
to date Private source: Hatcher Index
A. T. Woods, 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
1895 1925 Briscoe & Co., iron merchants source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Lynn Kimber 2020

Social History

BELIEVED to be one of the oldest living Scotch Collegians, Mr John McNaughton of Erin Street, Richmond, will celebrate his 92nd birthday on Sunday next.

Born under canvas on the site now occupied by toe Sarah Sands; Hotel, Sydney Road, Brunswick, about 16 years before the passing of the Burke and Wills expedition, he attended Scotch, College from 1856 to 1858.

At the age of 16 Mr McNaughton joined the firm of, Briscoe and Co. Ltd., iron foundrymen of West Melbourne, where he remained until his retirement.

Mrs McNaughton died nine years ago. There are two sons, Mr. C. R. McNaughton and Mr. H. E. McNaughton, both of Hawthorn, and one daughter, Mrs. C. P. Cayzer, of Camberwell.

source: The Herald 1934

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