221 Dryburgh Street

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

Also known as
Previous Address 221 was previously known as 105 Dryburgh Street, North Melbourne Source: from the 1895 MMBW map
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Timelapse Building Images

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Land Details

  1. 1895 MMBW map
  2. Compiled Crown Record Plan
  3. record of the 1859 Crown land sale

Building Details

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Subsequent Building Alterations

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Heritage Significance and Listings

Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes

The early pair of fine brick Victorian cottages that once existed at 221 and 223 were demolished after the 1950s and have been replaced by a two storey 1980s brick factory.

Owners

From To Owner More Info Data Source
to date Private source: Hatcher Index
11/6/1859 Mr. John Wilson, 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
1965 1974 William Leech, cartage contractor source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1960 1960 R. J. Leech source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1955 1955 Gerald E. Healey source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1953 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article205724526 source: The Age
1950 1950 Lawrence A. Farrelly source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1935 1945 Richard Laurence O’Shea and Mrs. Elizabeth O’Shea http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article246017855 source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1915 1933 Miss. Mary Wells Wickham (number changed to 105) http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article241540493 source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1910 1910 Percy English source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1900 1905 Walter J. Lyons source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1895 1895 Leslie D. Young source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1890 1890 John Little source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1879 1885 Joseph Arnold source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin

Social History

1953 The Age.

221-223 Dryburgh Street, North Melbourne.

Two fine brick cottages, each containing 4 rooms, bathroom, laundry, conv.

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

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