34 Leveson Street

34 Leveson Street
North Melbourne VIC 3051
source: Melbourne Council archives

Also known as Goss Gasket Manufacturing Co. Source: source: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article206388702
Previous Address this site and number 32 both had early Victorian terrace dwellings on them before the current building. Source: source: http://maps.melbourne.vic.gov.au/
Style Inter-War Period : 1915 – 1940

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Land Details

  1. 1895 MMBW map

Building Details

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Subsequent Building Alterations

The original Victorian-era dwelling at 34 Leveson Street, North Melbourne was demolished around the 1920/30’s and replaced by the current red brick factory that is on the site today.

In 2010 the building underwent a factory conversion back into a residential living space.

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

Architectural Features

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Heritage Significance and Listings

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Social History

The Age, 1951.

JUNIOR Female Clerk, sales and stock records, interesting work. 5-day week, 8.30 to 4.30. excellent conditions, liberal salary.
Goss Gasket Manufacturing Co. Pty. Ltd., 32-34 Leveson-street, North Melbourne.

source: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article206388702

The Argus 1884. (as reported in the newspaper of the day)
THE Friends of WILLIAM and JOHN GUEST are respectfully invited to follow the remains of their late beloved mother [Frances Matilda Guest nee Connelly] to the place of interment, Melbourne Cemetery. The funeral to move from their residence, 34 Leveson-street, Hotham, THIS DAY (Monday, 4th inst.), at 2 o’clock. JOHN DALEY, undertaker, Latrobe and Spring streets, Melbourne.

Newspaper report correction update received in 2022 via John Guest.

I have subsequently found “Frances” is not part of her name and this clash with her sister in law, is a near same record. So it is correct to refer to her as simply [Matilda Guest nee Connelly]

source: The Argus 1884

The AGE, 1876.
WANTED, APPRENTICES and improvers to the Dressmaking. Miss Butt, 34 Leveson-street, Hotham.

source: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article202159235

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.
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

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