459 Dryburgh Street

459 Dryburgh Street
North Melbourne VIC 3051
photographer: Felicity Jack 2020

Also known as Lauriston Source: name on the dwelling parapet
Previous Address 459 was previously known as 237 Dryburgh Street, North Melbourne Source: from the 1895 MMBW map
Constructed
Style
Architect
Builder

Timelapse Building Images

2004

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


Land Details

  1. 1895 MMBW map
  2. Compiled Crown Record Plan
  3. record of the 1866 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

Owners

From To Owner More Info Data Source
to date Private source: Hatcher Index
10/5/1866 Mr. William Collis, 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
1970 1974 S. H. Recklies source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1960 1965 L. Brecher source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1950 1955 Alan J. Stanley source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1940 1945 Francis S. Clarey source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1935 1935 James H. Pritchard source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1930 1930 Frank Blay source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1925 1925 vacant source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1910 1920 Mrs. S. A. Bradbury (number changed to 237) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1905 1905 William H. Nunn source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1890 1902 James Baker, engineer http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article167241173 source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin

Social History

1901 Examiner
This is to notify that I have this day accepted the complete specification of James Baker, of 237 Dryburgh-street, Melbourne, in the State of Victoria, Engineer, for an invention for “Improvements in Bicycles Driven Partly by the Rider’s Weight,” which specification is now open for inspection. Given under my hand this 10th day of June, 1901. R. M. JOHNSTON, Registrar of
Patents, Patents Office,. Hobart. HOWARD BUTTON, Launceston, Agent for Applicant.

source: Examiner



Context and Streetscape

Precinct
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

Zoning
This information must be verified with the relevant planning or heritage authority.

Streetscape

Other Information

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