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Timelapse Building Images
Corner of Latrobe and William Street is the location of where the first building was located, later used as a caretakers residence. The Victorian era building has since been demolished.
photographer Stephen Hatcher
An aerial view with King Street in the foreground and La Trobe Street on the right.
image source: State Library of Victoria http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/4191355
A building located on the south eastern corner of Flagstaff Gardens was built for the Inspector General of penal establishment offices and later reused as the Flagstaff Gardens caretakers dwelling.
The building has since been demolished and part of that area is now the stairs leading underground to the Melbourne railway line.
source: 1895 MMBW map
Subsequent Building Alterations
Heritage Significance and Listings
|Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes|
|From||To||Owner||More Info||Data Source|
|1835||to date||Commonwealth of Australian – Crown Land|
|From||To||Resident||More Info||Data Source|
|1919||to date||Private – caretaker||source: Sands & McDougall directory|
|1903||1918||George Higgens, caretaker||source: Sands & McDougall directory|
|1900||1901||Patrick Reilly, caretaker||source: Sands & McDougall directory|
|1899||1899||Miss Anna Scott, caretaker||source: Sands & McDougall directory|
|1872||1898||Richard Scott, caretaker Flagstaff Gardens||source: Sands & McDougall directory|
|1870||1898||John Dunn & William Hoyne||source: Sands & McDougall directory|
|1868||1868||W T Baker, inspector||source: Sands & McDougall directory|
|1863||1866||T Carlyle, inspector||source: Sands & McDougall directory|
|1857||1860||George Sims, cartaker||source: Sands & McDougall directory|
|1857||1860||John Fitzsimmons, inspector||source: Sands & McDougall directory|
|abt 40 thousand years earlier||1834||Boon Wurrung and Woiwurrung (Wurundjeri) peoples of the Kulin Nation||https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Victoria|
Context and Streetscape
This public park resides within the municipality of the City of Melbourne. We respectfully acknowledge it is on the traditional land of the Kulin Nation.
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