Blackwood Street

Named after John Hutchison Blackwood (1827-1908). Born Kirkoswald, Ayrshire, Scotland. An ancestor was a Privy Councillor to Mary, Queen of Scots. Arrived Melbourne, 21st August, 1852.(1)

Source. Northern Advertiser Thursday, May 7, 1970. Blanchard collection, “What’s in a Name” at North Melbourne Library.

20 Blackwood Street
North Melbourne VIC 3051
Also known as Address The Beehive Hotel [28] 1853-1879, re-named The Butcher ‘s Arms l879-1904