|Also known as||Aberfoyle House||Source: from the building parapet|
|Constructed||25/8/1857, altered 1920s|
|Builder||William Hampton, Hawthorn|
Timelapse Building Images
image source: State Library of Victoria
Signed and dated in image l.l.: A.C. COOKE DEL 1882
Printed below image l.r.: Sands and McDougall, Printers, Melbourne.
Title printed below image l.c.
Printed below image l.l.: Supplement to “The Illustrated Melbourne News”, April, 1882.
Published in: The Illustrated Melbourne News, April 1882.
section of original image, source: State Library of Victoria
Notice of intent to build.
Street: Latrobe Street west near King Street
Owner: Ebenezer Brown Primrose
Builder: William Hampton, Hawthorn.
Other building work by William Hampton listed below.
|Owner||Suburb||Building Type||Builder||Build Date (YYYY MM DD)||Reg #|
|O’Reilly, Thomas||Fitzroy||Houses||Hampton, William – Hawthorn||1857 03 13||200|
|Primrose, E B||Melbourne||Warehouses||Hampton, William – Hawthorn||1857 08 25||736|
|Mould, Charles – Swanston St||Fitzroy||Houses||Hampton, William – Hawthorn||1858 10 26||835|
|O’Reilly, Thomas||Carlton||Factories||Hampton, William – Hawthorn||1878 11 4||200|
|Mould, Charles – Swanston St||Factories||Hampton, William – Hawthorn||1886 6 26||835|
Subsequent Building Alterations
A two storey bluestone building, with facade altered 1920’s.
Heritage Significance and Listings
|Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes|
The early date of the warehouse or store at 456 Latrobe Street is evident by the stone still visible on the refaced elevation to Latrobe Street but is more so from the rear lane.
|From||To||Owner||More Info||Data Source|
|1926||1933||Harry Ernest Morgan||source: Hatcher Index|
|1908||1925||R. E. O’Hara||source: Hatcher Index|
|1896||1907||Patterson (agent)||source: Hatcher Index|
|1889||1894||Edward O’Hara||source: Hatcher Index|
|1885||1888||James Alfred Roberts||source: Hatcher Index|
|1882||1884||Herbert Rocke & Henry Tompsett & Co., wholesale chemists||source: Hatcher Index|
|1873||1881||E.B. Primrose estate trustees||source: Hatcher Index|
|1859||1873||Ebonezer Brown Primrose||source: Hatcher Index|
|1850||1858||John Freer||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|
|From||To||Resident||More Info||Data Source|
|1933||1933||George Cussens, engineer||source: Hatcher Index|
|1924||1932||Harry Ernest Morgan||source: Hatcher Index|
|1925||1932||Myers Pty Ltd, storeage||source: Hatcher Index|
|1924||1924||Archer & Cranston, case makers||source: Hatcher Index|
|1922||1922||Nestle’s, storage||source: Hatcher Index|
|1916||1920||Harold Crofton Sleigh & Co Ltd||source: Hatcher Index|
|1904||1915||William Cooper, hide & skins||source: Hatcher Index|
|1905||1905||Claude Ford||source: Hatcher Index|
|1898||1903||Frederick J. Martin||source: Hatcher Index|
|1895||1895||C. Limbert||source: Hatcher Index|
|1889||1893||Hickey Bros., corn merchants||source: Hatcher Index|
|1887||1888||Coughin||source: Hatcher Index|
|1885||1886||Wertheim Sewing Machine Co.||source: Hatcher Index|
|1885||1885||J. A. Roberts||source: Hatcher Index|
|1883||1884||Rocke Tompsett & Co.||source: Hatcher Index|
|1882||1882||Joseph Stevens||source: Hatcher Index|
|1880||1881||Joseph Rutledge, saddler||source: Hatcher Index|
|1878||1880||J. Porle or Poole||source: Hatcher Index|
|1877||1878||Price Williams, woolpress manufactory||source: Hatcher Index|
|1874||1876||Thomas D. Burke, Flagstaff Brewery||source: Hatcher Index|
|1872||1873||Whites Brewery||source: Hatcher Index|
|1867||1870||Charles Lister, Standard Brewery Company of Castlemaine, depot||source: Hatcher Index|
|1861||1862||Osmond Horne Gilles & Co., wool brokers and squatting agents (former local manager National Bank)||http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article7302809||source: Hatcher Index|
Osmond Horne Gillies & Co., background
Osmond Horne Gillies was born in Hobart in 1825 the son of Lewis William Gillies & Mary Woodley Horne of England and later of South Australia. Osmond married Margaret Sophia Horne the daughter of Hobart Judge Thomas William Horne and his wife Maria Hyriott, in Hobart town in 1852.
Osmond and Margaret’s first of six children were born in Melbourne in 1859.
It is said that Osmond Horne Gillies was the first state Treasurer of South Australia.
Osmond was appointed local manager of the National Bank in Melbourne.
In 1861, he became insolvent, claiming reduced business and wet weather as the cause.
Melbourne, July 30. 
Among new insolvents appears Osmond H. Gilles, formerly manager of National Bank. Liabilities, £8,500; assets, £15. Very little business doing. Weather wet.
newpaper source Maryborough and Dunolly Advertiser
Context and Streetscape
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