88 Arden Street

88 Arden Street
North Melbourne VIC 3051
source photographer: Stephen Hatcher, 2019

Also known as Corner of Arden and Curzon streets Source: North Melbourne Library
Previous Address Sunnyside Hotel
Constructed 1868
Style Victorian : 1840-1890

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


source Photographed by Graeme Butler 1983

Sunnyside Hotel (1868-1904)

source North Melbourne Library

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Heritage Significance and Listings

Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes


From To Owner More Info Data Source
Castlemaine Brewery source The Herald 13/11/1903, pg 3
1890 John Beggs source The Argus 7/6/1890 pg 2
1868 Joseph & Mary White source PROV VPRS 5707 1868 volume 13, Rate nos. 2023-2469
P. F. Donald source http://maps.melbourne.vic.gov.au/?_ga=2.75348050.1712151104.1574224088-1620111993.1571808682
abt 40 thousand years earlier 1835 Boon Wurrung and Woiwurrung (Wurundjeri) peoples of the Kulin Nation source https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Victoria


From To Resident More Info Data Source
1910 Joseph Fallan source Sands & McDougall Directories
1900 Mrs Susan Agnes Kaumple nee Tangey source Sands & McDougall Directories
1895 Thomas W Tangey
1890 1895 Mrs Catherine M Tangey source Sands & McDougall directory
1880 John & Bridget Beggs source Sands & McDougall Directory
1878 1880 Mrs Mary White source Sands & McDougall Directory
1870 1877 John Horrigan source Sands & McDougall directory
1868 1870 Joseph White and Mary White nee Sawyer source Sands & McDougall Directory 1870

Social History

Advertiser Fri 26 May 1905, Page 2. North Melbourne Courier


ON Friday evening last Mr. and Mrs. Kaumple, of the Sunnyside hotel (one of the houses closed by recent local option movement), were the recipients of presentations from their customers, in the form of a smoker’s companion and an umbrella respectively.

Messrs. Brearley and E. Boyle made the presentations, and in doing so referred to the good qualities of Mr. and Mrs. Kaumple, and wished them every success and. prosperity through life. Mr. Kaumple suitably responded, and then harmony was indulged in, a very pleasant evening being spent.

source North Melbourne Courier 1905


source The Age 1905

Sat 22 Jul 1905 Page 2, Advertising. The Age

At 3 o’Clock.
On the Premises, NORTH MELBOURNE.
Substantial Two-Story BRICK BUILDING,
Lately Known as Sunnyside Hotel.

Sydney C. ARNOLD and Co. will sell by public auction,
Two-story building, containing bar, splendid cellar. 8 rooms, bathroom, stable and buggy shed, all severed, on land having a frontage of 66 ft. to Arden-street, by a depth along Curzon street of 76 ft. 6in., with a right of way.
A splendid chance to secure a corner property, suitable shop or private house; room at side to build. Title, certificate. Edward Fitzgerald, Esq., solicitor, Bank-place, city.
Keys and further particulars. Sydney Arnold and Co., 18 Queen-street; or 7 Errol-street, North Melbourne.

source The Age 1905


source Geelong Advertiser 1904

Fri 13 Nov 1903 Page 3 SUNNYSIDE HOTEL, The Herald

Objection twenty-seven was to the Sunnyside Hotel, corner of Curzon and Arden streets—licensee.
Susan Agnes Kaumple; owner, Castlemaine Brewery Company.
Mr Fitzgerald appeared for the licensee and owners.

Inspector Graves said the hotel was two-storey building, in good repair, of nine rooms, four for the public, with four beds; nearest hotels, 94, 96, 125, 200, 395, 320. 198 and 235 yards distant. The house occupied a fair business site, was in good repair and fairly furnished. The business was all in the bar. Complaints of trading during prohibited hours were few. The bathroom was of rough construction and small, but clean. There was no lease, and the house was held on a weekly tenancy; rent, £3 per week. Tied house to Castlemaine Brewery.
To Mr Fitzgerald: He had had scruples about putting this home in the objected list, because it was a comfortable little house, clean, and everything about it suggestive of comfortable accommodation for the public. He found himself troubled about leaving It out of the recommended list.

Susan Kaumple, the licensee, said she had held the license for eight years, and, had taken it over from her aunt, who had held it for eight years before her.

source The Herald 1903


source The Age 1901

Tue 4 Sep 1900, Page 7. POLICE INTELLIGENCE. The Age


Somewhat recovered from the injuries he sustained in an encounter at the Sunnyside Arden-street, on 18th ult., Thomas Kelly, laborer, attended at the North Melbourne court yester-day, to prosecute Thomas Kaumple, husband of the licensee, for assault. There were also cross charges of assault and insulting words preferred by Kaumple against Kelly. Kelly and his brother-in-law, Myers Sullivan, visited the hotel, and called for drinks. but Kelly was slow in producing the money, and Kaumple took the drinks into the bar parlor to supply customers there. Kelly then used insulting words, and picked up a heavy match-stand off the counter to throw at Kaumple, who struck Kelly on the arm with a cricket stump. A scuffle followed. Kelly, it was alleged, endeavored to strike Kaumple with pewter pots and used insulting words, and Kaumple the attacked him with a red hot poker, causing a severe scalp wound and a jagged wound on the face, which was treated at the Melbourne Hospital. On the charge of assault Kaumple was fined 20/, or seven days’ imprisonment, and on the cross charge of insulting words Kelly was also fined 20/, or seven days’ imprisonment. The cross charge of assault was dismissed.

source The Age 1900

Sat 10 Sep 1898 Page 5 Family Notices, The Age

TANGEY.- In loving remembrance of my dear wife, ‘Catherine M. Tangey, who departed this life at her late residence. Sunnyside Hotel, Arden-street, North Melbourne, on the 10th September, 1895.

Three years have passed away today,
Since my dear wife was called away;
The thought still lingers round my heart,
God’s will it was that we should part.

– Inserted by her loving husband, T. W. Tangey, and niece, S. A. Kaumple.

source The Age 1898

Fri 5 Feb 1897, North Melbourne Courier

THE LATE MR. J. BEGGS. – On Thursday evening, 28th January, the deceased in company with a friend, went to the Opera House to witness the performance, and whilst there be had a slight fit of coughing. He put his handkerchief up to mouth, and on taking it away he observed blood on it, and immediately walked out of the theatre, when he was overcome by a rush of blood from the mouth. He was taken to the Melbourne hospital, where he expired shortly after admission. The cause of death was hemorrhage of the langs. Mr. Beggs was the son of the late, John Beggs, who kept the Sunnyside Hotel, in Arden-street, North Melbourne, some years ago, and was well-known in days gone in connection with the Royal Park, North Park, and Essendon Football Clubs, and was always of an unassuming disposition.

source North Melbourne Courier 1897


source The Argus 1890


source The Argus 1878

25 Jun 1870 Page 8 / Family Notices. The Argus

THE Friends of the late Mr. Joseph White (late of the Shamrock and Sunnyside Hotels) are respectfully invited to follow his remains to the place of Interment, Melbourne General Cemetery. The funeral will leave his late residence, Victoria street, Hotham opposite the Meat Market, THIS DAY, at 3 o’clock p.m. HENRY ALLISON, undertaker, William and Victoria streets. West Melbourne.

source The Argus 1870

First year rated.

Hotham North Melbourne Council Rate Book.

PROV VPRS 5707 book 13, Rate nos. 2023-2469

Name of owner: James White

Occupation: Publican.

Type of dwelling: 7 Rooms, brick house and Bar.

source PROV VPRS 5707 book 13

Crown Land Sale 1867

source The Argus 27/8/1867 pg 2

In the 1950s the building was used as a men’s Barber shop.

source: Andrew Marshall

Context and Streetscape

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


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