42 Molesworth Street

42 Molesworth Street
North Melbourne VIC 3051
source: Melbourne Council archives

Also known as
Previous Address
Constructed 1865
Builder Henry Sheahan

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Land Details

  1. Location of 42 Molesworth in the local enviroment.
  2. 1895 MMBW map.
  3. Compiled Crown Record Plan showing Henry Sheahan was the first Crown land purchaser in 1865.

Building Details

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Heritage Significance and Listings

Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes


From To Owner More Info Data Source
1865 Henry Sheahan (first Crown land purchaser) source Sands & McDougall direcctory
abt 40 thousand years earlier 1835 Boon Wurrung and Woiwurrung (Wurundjeri) peoples of the Kulin Nation https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Victoria


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Social History

Henry Sheahan shown as living at 42 Molesworth Street, North Melbourne in the 1867 Sands & McDougall directory.

source Sands & McDougall 1867

In 1865 Henry Sheahan became the first person to purchase Crown land at 42 Molesworth Street, North Melbourne.

The Argus 1865

Context and Streetscape




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