|Also known as||Iddesleigh (Iddesleigh is a village and civil parish in the county of Devon, England.)||Source: from the 1895 MMBW map|
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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|
|Mr. J. Young, 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|
|after 1992||John Davis McCaughey AC and Mrs. Jean McCaughey||https://www.hothamhistory.org.au/melbourne-benevolent-asylum-150th-anniversary-procession/||source: Hatcher Index|
|1974||Rev. T. Paxton||source: Sands & McDougall directory|
Once home of the 23rd Governor of Victoria, Mr. John Davis McCaughey and Mrs. Jean Middlemas McCaughey, nee (Henderson).
He was born in Ireland. He was the son of John McCaughey, C.B.E., (who was born on 8 Oct 1881, and who died on 11 May 1951), and Elizabeth (Lizzie) Finnegan (who was born in 1894) Biblical scholar, Christian Minister, University administrator, and Governor of the State of Victoria.. He was born and educated in Ireland, and Ordained as a Presbyterian Minister in 1941. For some years he worked for the British Council of Churches, until taking up his appointment in 1953 as Professor of New Testament Studies at Ormond College in the University of Melbourne. He played a key role in the formation of the Uniting Church in Australia, and was its first National President, 1977-1979. He was Governor of the State of Victoria from 1986 to 1992.
source: The Age Newspaper website 25 March 2005, containing his Obituary
1903 The Australasian.
source: The Australasian
Context and Streetscape
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