38 Dryburgh Street

38 Dryburgh Street
West Melbourne VIC 3003
photographer: Stephen Hatcher 2022

Also known as El-Rae
Previous Address
Constructed 8/10/1909
Style
Architect Mr. W. A. Dalton of 325 Collins Street Melbourne.
Builder Thomas E. Radcliffe, Browns Hill Sth Kensington

Timelapse Building Images

1983

North & West Melbourne Conservation Study report for Melbourne Council.

source: Image by Graeme Butler, made available through funding from the Public Record Office of Victoria and City of Melbourne.


Land Details

  1. Compiled Crown Record Plan

Building Details

Notice of Intent to Build.

Date: 8/10/1909

Registration number: 1603

Fee paid: £2.10.0

Builder: Thomas E. Radcliffe, Browns Hill South Kensington

Owner: Charles J. Gener

Other building works carried out by Thomas Radcliffe below.

Architects Owner Suburb Building Type Builder Build Date Reg #
Radcliffe, Thomas West Melbourne Houses Radcliffe, Thomas 1866 08 3 1603
Radcliffe, Thomas West Melbourne Houses; Shops Radcliffe, Thomas 1874 11 13 6136
Radcliffe, Thomas West Melbourne Houses Radcliffe, Thomas 1877 08 28 7331
Radcliffe, T West Melbourne Houses; Shops Radcliffe, T – Browns Hill, Footscray Fd 1898 02 16 7119
Radcliffe, T Kensington Houses; Shops Radcliffe, T – Dynons Rd 1903 08 10 9079
Radcliffe, T Kensington Houses Radcliffe, T – Dynon Rd 1905 01 4 9515
Dalton, W A Gener, Charles J West Melbourne Houses Radcliffe, Thomas E – Browns Hill Sth Kens. 1909 10 8 1603
McInerny, Miss Honora Kensington Houses Radcliffe, Thomas E – Radcliffe St Browns Hill 1911 12 7 3062
Cousins, Charles Flemington Houses Radcliffe, Thomas E – Browns Hill 1912 03 18 3240
Jacobs, Mrs H St Kilda West Radcliffe, T E 1912 10 8 1764
Henderson, Mrs Radcliffe, E H, 938 High Street, Armadale 1913 11 15 2086
Vance, Dr St Kilda Radcliffe, E H M 1913 12 9 2117
Newton, Miss Houses Radcliffe, E 1913 4 2 1884
Munro, J D Bevan & Edwards Pty Ltd West Melbourne Warehouses Radcliffe, Thomas E – Browns Hill 1914 04 8 4831
Sullivan, Patrick North Melbourne Houses Radcliffe, Thomas E – Browns Hill Kensington 1914 05 26 4936

Burchett Index


Subsequent Building Alterations

No Entries Found

Architectural Features



    No Entries Found


Heritage Significance and Listings

Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes

Owners

From To Owner More Info Data Source
to date Private source: Hatcher Index
14/7/1859 Mr. James Bull, 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
1945 1974 George I. Light source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1925 1940 Mortimer Kelly source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1919 1920 Fred and Alice Ann Wellant, nee Locksley http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article202976637 source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1915 1918 Thomas N. Williams (house number changed to 31) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1914 1914 Michael J. O’Neill source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1909 1913 Charles J Gener source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1909 1909 house being built source: Hatcher Index

Social History

1920 The Age

MARRIAGES.

WEILANT— PLATT.— On the 29th November, at St. James’s Church, West Melbourne, Fred. only child of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Weilant, hair dresser, Spencer-street station, to Myrtle, third eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Platt, of Euroa. Present address: 38 Dryburgh-street, West Melbourne.

source: The Age



Context and Streetscape

Precinct

This property sits 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

Zoning
This information must be verified with the relevant planning or heritage authority.

Streetscape

Other Information

Copyright status: This work is in copyright.
Conditions of use: Use of this work allowed provided the creators name and Hotham History Project Inc are acknowledged.

If you or someone you know has any more to add either by old photos or stories of this area, please contact us today. Email info@hothamhistory.org.au