508 La Trobe Street

508 La Trobe Street
West Melbourne VIC 3003
image source: 1895 MMBW plan
Also known as
Previous Address
Constructed 1866
Style Victorian, Mid: 1860-1875
Architect
Builder

Timelapse Building Images

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Land Details

  1. Current map
  2. 1895 MMBW map
  3. Compiled Crown Record Plan

Building Details

Notice of intent to build.

Street: Latrobe Street

Number: 26587

Date: 23/6/1866

Owner: Mr T. Russell

Builder: t.b.a.

Architect: A. Martelli

Fee: £ t.b.a.

Type: a two storey houses, with a private back yard garden.

source: Burchett Index

Subsequent Building Alterations

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Architectural Features

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Heritage Significance and Listings

Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes

The Victoria era family dwelling built on this land no longer exists, it was demolished to make way for a new building.

Owners

From To Owner More Info Data Source
to date Private source: Hatcher Index
1866 Mr. T. Russell source: Hatcher Index
1850 Mr John Pascoe Fawkner, 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
1965 1974 car park source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Stephen Hatcher in 2021.
1955 1960 West End Motors, used cars source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Stephen Hatcher in 2021.
1930 1935 vacant source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Stephen Hatcher in 2021.
1925 1925 Aust Mtl Equipment Co P/L engineers source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Stephen Hatcher in 2021.
1920 1920 Charles Griffiths source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Stephen Hatcher in 2021.
1910 1915 Joseph H. Mutton source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Stephen Hatcher in 2021.
1905 1905 Miss. Kate Scully source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Stephen Hatcher in 2021.
1900 1900 Peter Holine source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Stephen Hatcher in 2021.
1895 1895 Mrs. Catherine Poland source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Stephen Hatcher in 2021.
1890 1890 John Thomas source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Stephen Hatcher in 2021.

Social History

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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

Streetscape

Other Information

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