223 Dryburgh Street

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

Also known as
Previous Address 223 was previously known as 107 Dryburgh Street, North Melbourne Source: from the 1895 MMBW map
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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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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early pair of fine brick Victorian cottages that once existed at 221 and 223 were demolished after the 1950s and have been replaced by a two storey 1980s brick factory.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
1935 1960 Miss. M. F. Burrowes source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1930 1930 Andrew W. Sullivan source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1925 1925 Matthew Kavanagh source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1915 1920 John Wheelehan (number changed to 107) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1900 1910 Charles H. and Mrs. Sarah Powell http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article197470239 source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1895 1895 David Tweedie source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1890 1890 James Stewart source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin

Social History

1888 The Age

105 and 107 Dryburgh-street, Hotham, between Queensberry and Ardcn Streets, 2 Substantial and Well Finished Brick COTTAGES and LAND.
J. Green has received instructions from the owner to sell by public auction, as above, land having a frontage of 33 ft. to Dryburgh-street by a depth of about 78 ft. to a made right of way, on which are erected two faithlully built brick cottages, on stone foundations, with slate tiled roof, each containing four rooms, passage and bathroom; tiled palisaded verandah in front; gas all through, fixed copper and back yard. Two more substantially built or thoroughly finished cottages are not to be found in or around Melbourne. These are in a good situation, within a few minutes of the North Melbourne station, let to finest tenants and either as an investmeut, or for any one who could lire in one and let the other, connot be surpassed.

 

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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