4 Carroll Street

4 Carroll Street
North Melbourne VIC 3051
photographer: Felicity Jack 2020

Also known as
Previous Address
Constructed
Style Victorian : 1840-1890
Architect
Builder

Timelapse Building Images

1991

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. Current map
  2. Compiled Crown Record Plan

Building Details

No Entries Found

Subsequent Building Alterations

Front fence has changed since 1991 and the cast iron verandah lacework needs to be reinstated otherwise the dwelling structure is mostly intact.

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

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
John William Leonard, first Crown land purchaser http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5832991 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 F. Barnes source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by William Brazenor in 2020
1955 1960 C.W. Johns source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by William Brazenor in 2020
1940 1950 William McQuat source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by William Brazenor in 2020
1930 1930 James B. Robinson source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by William Brazenor in 2020
1925 1925 Richard F. Shimmin and Mrs. Rose Shimmin http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2053821 source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by William Brazenor in 2020
1920 1920 H.F. Lane source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by William Brazenor in 2020
1915 1915 John A. Gordon source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by William Brazenor in 2020
1910 1910 J. Bell source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by William Brazenor in 2020
1905 1905 Albert Henry Allison and Mrs. Ellen Trobridge Dalgleish Allison, nee Stewart http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article198083205 source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by William Brazenor in 2020
1895 1900 Joseph Warner source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by William Brazenor in 2020
1885 1885 Mrs. Alice Mahaffy source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by William Brazenor in 2020

Social History

1901 Melbourne Leader.

BIRTHS, MARRIAGES AND DEATHS.
ALLISON (nee STEWART).—On the 13th April, at No. 4 Carroll-street, North Melbourne, the wife of A. H. Allison of a son.

source: Melbourne Leader



Context and Streetscape

Precinct
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

Streetscape

This streetscape contains an outstanding collection of 27 Victorian and 6 Edwardian dwellings. These are a particularly well-preserved group from a similar period or style and because they are socially and historically significant buildings for the early development of North & West Melbourne in their own right.

Other Information

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