46 Abbotsford Street

46 Abbotsford Street
West Melbourne VIC 3003
photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2020
Also known as Patterson’s row house Source: Hatcher Index
Previous Address
Constructed Novenmber 1891
Style Victorian, Late: 1875-1901
Architect
Builder John Saunders, 44 Neptune St Richmond

Timelapse Building Images

1997

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

Land Details

1895 MMBW map

Building Details

A two story single fronted brick terrace building with balcony, bluestone foundations and slate roof with rear garden space.

Notice of Intent to Build.

November 1891, Registration number 5282.
Fee paid: £3.10.0 (for 2 homes, 46 to 48)
Builder: Mr. John Saunders.
Owner: Mr J Patterson.

Other significant building works carried out by John Saunders can be found here.

Burchett Index

Subsequent Building Alterations

No Entries Found

Architectural Features


  • Gate
    Cast Iron

    photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2020


  • Doors
    Timber

    photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2020


  • Fence
    Cast Iron

    photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2020


  • Balcony
    Cast Iron

    photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2020


  • Building Ornamentation
    Concrete

    photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2020


  • Lacework
    Cast Iron

    Photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2020

Heritage Significance and Listings

Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes

This home and surrounding section of Victorian era terrace buildings does have important social, historical and architectural significance for Abbotsford street and the wider surrounding neighborhood.

Owners

From To Owner More Info Data Source
1975 to date Private Hatcher Index
1974 1974 Hornsby Investments P/L Hatcher Index
1967 1973 Australasian Associated Assessors P/L Hatcher Index
1959 1966 John Francis Mayhew Hatcher Index
1957 1958 Archibald Francis Mayhew Hatcher Index
1932 1956 Bertha B Schott Hatcher Index
1927 1931 Charles & Bertha Schott Hatcher Index
1924 1926 William Byfield Green Hatcher Index
1923 1923 Mary Gallwan Hatcher Index
1900 1922 John Gallwan Hatcher Index
1862 1899 William Paterson Hatcher Index
1861 J Downie (crown land purchaser) 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 Hatcher Index

Residents

From To Resident More Info Data Source
1975 to date Private Hatcher Index
1971 1973 A J Scott Assets Hatcher Index
1967 1970 Zronko Cepeljnik Hatcher Index
1959 1966 John Francis Mayhew Hatcher Index
1930 1958 Archibald Francis Mayhew Hatcher Index
1929 1929 Francis Annie Stokes Hatcher Index
1925 1927 Mrs Mary Knight Hatcher Index
1920 1924 Patrick McCarthy Hatcher Index
1913 1919 Jeremiah Ryan Hatcher Index
1910 1912 George Jackson Hatcher Index
1902 1909 Albert Jackson Hatcher Index
1900 1901 Mary Curnwood Hatcher Index
1862 1899 William Paterson Hatcher Index

Social History

William Paterson was living at 46 Abbotsford Street West Melbourne in 1895.

Sands & Madougall directory


If you know more about any of the other families with a direct connection to this home, we encourage you to make contact with us and share your old photos and stories here.



Context and Streetscape

Precinct
This property resides 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

This streetscape contains a collection of historic Victorian buildings and later buildings. The Victorian homes are socially and historically significant buildings for the early development of North & West Melbourne in their own right.

Other Information

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