50 Dryburgh Street

50 Dryburgh Street
West Melbourne VIC 3003
photographer: Stephen Hatcher 2022

Also known as Benalla Cottages (1-4) Source: from the 1899 Sands & McDougall directory
Previous Address
Constructed 4/9/1883
Style
Architect
Builder John Jeffery, Nicholson Street, North Fitzroy

Timelapse Building Images

2004

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


Land Details

  1. 1895 MMBW map
  2. Compiled Crown Record Plan
  3. 1859 Government Land Sale
  4. 1881 Subdivision

Building Details

Notice of Intent to Build.

Date: 4/9/1883

Registration number: 480

Fee paid: £3.10.0

Type: Two 4 room cottages [with their own private rear gardens]

Builder: John Jeffery, Nicholson Street, North Fitzroy

Owner: John Jeffery

Other building works carried out by John Jeffery below.

Owner Suburb Building Type Builder Build Date Reg #
Jeffery, John Dryburgh Street, West Melbourne Two 4 room houses Jeffery, John – Nicholson St Nth Fitz. 1883 09 4 480
Jeffery, John Victoria Street, West Melbourne Four houses Jeffery, John – 1 Nicholson St Nth Fitzroy 1883 04 30 274
Jeffery, John Victoria Street, West Melbourne Two 5 room houses Jeffery, John – Normanby Rd Balwyn 1902 07 29 8731

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
14/7/1859 Mr. Michael Dawson, 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
1974 1974 J. Cassar source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1955 1970 W. S. Fitzpatrick source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1935 1950 George Brown source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1930 1930 Mrs. Annie McLeod source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1925 1925 Thomas J. Smith source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1920 1920 A. M. Hardingham source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1915 1915 Miss. D. V. McCarthy (house number changed to 41) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1910 1910 Harold Tyler source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1905 1905 John Denman source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1900 1900 Thomas Roulent (house number changed to 1) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1895 1895 Maurice Drynan source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1890 1890 Alfred G. Jones source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1885 1885 Frederick Baker source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin

Social History



Context and Streetscape

Precinct

This property sits 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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