488 La Trobe Street

488 La Trobe Street
West Melbourne VIC 3003
image source: 1895 MMBW plan
Also known as
Previous Address
Constructed 9/12/1850
Style
Architect Michael Corcoran – storekeeper – Elizabeth St
Builder Michael Corcoran

Timelapse Building Images

Photo shows building known as 488-494 Latrobe Street.

Land Details

  1. 1895 MMBW plan
  2. Compiled Crown Record Plan showing Mr. Michael Corcoran was the first Crown land purchaser of this site in 1850.

Building Details

Notice of intent to build.

Street: Latrobe

Number: 507. Date 9/12/1850

Owner & Builder: Michael Corcoran – storekeeper – Elizabeth St

Fee: £3.3.0

Type: House six large rooms, kitchen, panrty and shed with neat flower garden in front.

Other significant building works carried out by Michael Corcoran below:

76183 Corcoran, Michael – storekeeper – Elizabeth St Melbourne VIC Houses Corcoran, Michael 1850 12 9 507
76254 Corcoran, Michael Melbourne VIC Warehouses Corcoran, Michael – Little Lonsdale St 1854 09 8 1607
76940 Corcoran, Michael – Latrobe St Melbourne VIC Houses Corcoran, Michael 1857 03 19 214

Burchett Index

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
1850 Mr. Michael Corcoran, 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
1929 1933 C.N. Meyers, paper merch source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Stephen Hatcher in 2020
1910 1928 Molloy & Co., skin & hides source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Stephen Hatcher in 2020
1905 1909 McDonald & Molloy, hide and skins source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Stephen Hatcher in 2020
1903 1904 George Synnot, skin merch source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Stephen Hatcher in 2020
1899 1900 F. Edmondson, bag maker source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Stephen Hatcher in 2020
1897 1898 Richard Haworth & Fred Edmondson source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Stephen Hatcher in 2020
Melbourne council renumbered all street addresses in 1889, making address matching difficult. Earlier local resident names will be added here leading further back in time, soon.

Social History

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Context and Streetscape

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Streetscape

Other Information

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