84 Dryburgh Street

84 Dryburgh Street
West Melbourne VIC 3003
photographer: Stephen Hatcher

Also known as
Previous Address
Constructed (1st) before 1890. (2nd) 2007
Style
Architect
Builder

Timelapse Building Images

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Land Details

  1. 1895 MMBW map
  2. Compiled Crown Record Plan

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

The heritage dwelling with its own private back yard garden built on this land before 1890 was demolished and a four storey concrete block of 28 flats was built in 2007.

Owners

From To Owner More Info Data Source
to date Private source: Hatcher Index
1859 Mr. John Austin Keens, 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
1945 1974 Mrs. Margaret Yorston source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1945 1945 Alexander T. and Margaret Yorston source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1940 1940 William J. Murphy source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1935 1935 Mrs. Margaret A. Murphy source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1930 1930 Frederick E. Oldaker source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1925 1925 Frederick J. T. Bye source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1920 1920 John Gould source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1915 1915 Mrs. Emily Lawson (house number changed to 77) source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1910 1910 William Papley source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1905 1905 Robert Walsh source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1900 1900 John McSweeney source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1895 1895 Henry Paull, railway employee http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article8699251 source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1890 1890 William Jones 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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