Leveson-Gower, Granville George (1815-1891)

Leveson-Gower, Granville George (1815-1891)

Granville George Leveson-Gower was born in London, the eldest son of Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Earl Granville, and Lady Harriet Cavendish, daughter of William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire. The Great ...
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Lochhead, John (1820-1891)

Lochhead, John (1820-1891)

Mr. John Lochhead (Lockhead or Lockheard) born 1820, met his wife Agnes Walker and married at the age of 23 years in Glasgow in 1843. They chose to emigrate to ...
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Luckman, Joseph

Luckman, Joseph

Joseph or John Luckman or Luckhead lived at 52 Abbotsford Street West Melbourne from 1859 to 1882. Significant building work carried out by Joseph Luckman is listed below. The table ...
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Macaulay, Thomas Bahington (1800-1859)

Macaulay, Thomas Bahington (1800-1859)

Thomas Bahington Macaulay was of Hebridean stock. For seven years he represented Edinburgh in the House of Commons, where he sat in Lord Melbourne's Cabinet. He was a prolific contributor ...
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Maloney, Jane née Dowling (1816-1894)

Maloney, Jane née Dowling (1816-1894)

Born in Sumerset England in 1816, daughter of George Pyke Dowling, rector of Puckington, Somerset, and his wife Anne, née Biggs, of an old and wealthy Bristol family. She had ...
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Maloney, William Robert (1854–1940)

Maloney, William Robert (1854–1940)

 William Robert Maloney (1854-1940), humanitarian and politician, was born on 12 April 1854 at 57 Roden Street West Melbourne, son of Jane Maloney, née Dowling, then and later being supported ...
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Manners-Sutton, John 3rd Viscount Canterbury (1814-1877)

Manners-Sutton, John 3rd Viscount Canterbury (1814-1877)

(1) When Prince Alfred, Queen Victoria's second son, visited Victoria officially in 1867, Viscount Canterbury was Governor of Victoria. His family name was Manners-Sutton. He came from a distinguished family ...
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Mark, James (1831-1893)

Mark, James (1831-1893)

Born in 1831 at Musselburgh, near Edinburgh. In 1774, the town's golf club made history by admitting and encouraging women players, a daring step for those days. James Mark brought ...
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Marshall, Samuel John (1873-1944)

Marshall, Samuel John (1873-1944)

Samuel John Marshall (1873-1944) was an English born industrial chemist and business man who manufactured and wholesaled Rayes cough and colds Balsam from his premises at 1-11 Hawke street in ...
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Molesworth, Sir Robert

Molesworth, Sir Robert

Sir Robert Molesworth, graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, in Arts and Law, practiced for several years in the Munster Circuit, South Ireland, and migrated to Adelaide in 1852, shortly afterwards ...
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Monash, Sir John (1865-1931)

Monash, Sir John (1865-1931)

One of Australia's most famous citizens, the soldier-engineer General Sir John Monash was born in Dudley Street, West Melbourne, Victoria, June 1865, the son of Louis Monash and his wife ...
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Murphy, Sir Francis (1809–1891)

Murphy, Sir Francis (1809–1891)

(1) Born at Cork in Southern Ireland; educated at Trinity College, Dublin, and the Royal College of Surgeons in London. He came to Sydney in June 1836 and in January ...
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O'Brien, John

O’Brien, John

Significant building works carried out by John O'Brien are listed below. The table below can be scrolled left to right if viewed on a mobile device. Building IDLocation OwnerSuburbBuilding StateBuilding ...
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O'Shanassy, Sir John (1818–1883)

O’Shanassy, Sir John (1818–1883)

O’Shanassy (pronounced O’Shawnassy), (Long John or Big Jack) left Tipperary for Sydney in 1839. On the voyage he was often up in the rigging alone with a book — he ...
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O’Connell, Daniel (1775-1847)

O’Connell, Daniel (1775-1847)

Daniel O’Connell, pacifist champion of Catholic emancipation and of all Ireland’s troubles, was hailed in his day as “liberator” of his “most distressful country”. Free Trade In the battles for ...
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Oliver, Augustus Dundee (1877-1939)

Oliver, Augustus Dundee (1877-1939)

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 ...
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Oliver, James (1814-1902)

Oliver, James (1814-1902)

James Oliver was born about 1814 to parents Sylvester & Elizabeth Oliver nee Smith in a village called Fowlis Easter in Perthshire, 7 miles west of Dundee in Scotland. His ...
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Over, Joseph (1829-1913)

Over, Joseph (1829-1913)

Mr Joseph Over was a native of Brighton England. It was at the age of only 23 years that he and his brother Charles Over left England in search of ...
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Reid, Stewart & Duguid

Reid, Stewart & Duguid

A partnership formed by Mr James Reid, Mr John Stewart & Mr Alexander Duguid of West Melbourne. The three-way partnership was highly instrumental in crafting a number of very high ...
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Reynolds, William (1828-1890)

Reynolds, William (1828-1890)

In 1828, at Upton, Devonshire, a son was born to Thomas Reynolds and Frances Partridge, noted breeder of Devon cattle and Leicester sheep. The baby was named William. About the ...
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