44 Dryburgh Street

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

Also known as Benalla Cottages (1-4) Source: from the 1899 Sands & McDougall directory
Previous Address
Constructed
Style
Architect
Builder

Timelapse Building Images

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Land Details

1. Compiled Crown Record Plan

2. Crown land sale

3. 1881 Subdivision

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

Owners

From To Owner More Info Data Source
to date Private source: Hatcher Index
14/7/1859 Mr. Michael Dawson, 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
1974 1974 R. B. Sleeth source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1960 1970 D. H. Sleeth source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1945 1955 James Charles and Janet Eliza Marshall http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article22708547 source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1940 1940 Edward Jacks source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1935 1935 Miss. Edith Bethell source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1930 1930 Edward W. Perkins source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1925 1925 James Hailes, jun source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1915 1920 William C. Drinkwater source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1910 1910 John O’Callaghan source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1905 1905 Charles King source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1900 1900 John W. Langridge (house number changed to 4) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1895 1899 James Waite source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin

Social History



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

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