Augustus Oliver operated under the business name of Oliver Brothers builders, located at 77 Queen’s Bridge street South Melbourne in 1915.
A Peculiar Law Suit.
“During the hearing of a case in the First Civil Court yesterday allegations were made that in connection with the tenders for the purchase of the old shipping buildings at the Spencer street railway station.“
“Christian James Clement Oliver and his brother Augustus Dundee Oliver, appeared before Mr. Knight, J.P. at the Third City Court on charges of having falsely sworn an affidavit in April 10th 1923. In dismissing the case, Mr. Knight said that he did not think that there was sufficient evidence upon which to convict the Olivers.” – The Argus News, 17th May 1923, page 11.
Augustus Oliver lived at 108 Ireland Street West Melbourne in the 1930’s.
Significant building works carried out by Oliver Brothers are listed below.
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|Building ID||Location||Owner||Suburb||Building State||Building Type||Builder||Build Date (YYYY MM DD)||Registration no|
|72669||Abbotsford St near cnr Abbotsford & Victoria Sts||Oliver, Clement||West Melbourne||VIC||Houses||Oliver Bros. – 77 Queensbridge St Sth Melb.||1911 08 19||2830|
|82533||Abbotsford St||Oliver Bros||North Melbourne||VIC||Houses||Oliver Bros – 77 Queensbridge St Sth Melb||1914 03 24||4792|
|82563||Boundary Rd||Oliver, Hector M – Augusta D & Clement J||North Melbourne||VIC||Houses||Oliver Bros – City Rd Sth Melb||1915 07 28||5684|
Table source: https://www.mileslewis.net/australian-architectural/
Main source: Public Records Office of Victoria, BDM Victoria and the Melbourne edition of the Sands & McDougall directoy.