491 Dryburgh Street

491 Dryburgh Street
North Melbourne VIC 3051

Also known as
Previous Address 487-491 was previously known as 261-263 Dryburgh Street, North Melbourne Source: from the 1895 MMBW map
Constructed
Style
Architect
Builder

Timelapse Building Images

2012

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
6/10/1866 Mr. James Wylie, 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
1935 1974 489 – Mrs. V. M. Keane, confectioners source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1930 1930 489 – Miss. P. Keane, confectioners source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1925 1925 489 – Miss. T. McGarr, confectioners source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1895 1915 489 changed to 261 – Alexander E. Doherty, painter source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1890 261 – James Hallion source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1879 1885 261 – Mrs. Thomas Robinson source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1955 1974 491 – Miss. J. Roberts source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1945 1950 491 – Ms. Elizabeth McAskill source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1940 1940 491 – Roy C. Berlowitz source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1930 1935 491 – Alexander J. Hall source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1925 1925 491 – John Thomas source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1910 1920 491 – William Steadman (number changed to 263) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1902 1905 263 – James and Mrs. Ellen Molloy http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article9061362 source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1895 1895 263 – Alexander R. Smith source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1885 1885 263 – Charles H. Skinner source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin

Social History



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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