421 Dryburgh Street

421 Dryburgh Street
North Melbourne VIC 3051
photographer: Stephen Hatcher 2022

Also known as Noritaki Source: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2128660
Previous Address 421 was previously part of John Laurens estate, 205 Dryburgh Street, North Melbourne Source: from the 1895 MMBW map

Timelapse Building Images


source: http://maps.melbourne.vic.gov.au/

Land Details

  1. 1895 MMBW map
  2. Compiled Crown Record Plan
  3. record of the 1865 Crown land sale

Building Details

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Subsequent Building Alterations

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Architectural Features

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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
1/11/1865 Mr. John Laurens, 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
1960 1974 J. Lobrest source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1945 1955 Mrs. Ada Rogers http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article206101285 source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1940 1940 Alphonsus Vincent Tobin, undertaker http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article8227440 source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1925 1935 James W. McCabe http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2128660 source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin

Social History

Context and Streetscape

The current property is 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

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