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Hollow, Joseph (Builder) (1839-1903)

Joseph was born in Marazion, a little seaside village in the Parish of St ...
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55-57 Cecil Street, Fitzroy

55-57 Cecil Street, Fitzroy

Yet to research

Google Image - Jul 2021
Committee for ...
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59-61 Cecil Street, Fitzroy

59-61 Cecil Street, Fitzroy

Yet to research

Google Image - Dec 2018
Committee for ...
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617 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy North

617 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy North

In 1883, number 613 is owned by John G Bird and 615 is owned ...
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63-65 Cecil Street, Fitzroy

63-65 Cecil Street, Fitzroy

Yet to research.

Google Image July 2019
Committee for Urban ...
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817 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

817 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

In March 1920, this beautiful little cottage was condemned by the Officer of Health ...
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Johnston Street, Fitzroy

In 1837 Robert Hoddle, the colony's Surveyor General, divided undeveloped paddocks north of the ...
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133 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

133 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

In 1920, the site was used by Adamson Bros, a wholesale and retail grocer ...
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382 Napier Street, Fitzroy (Clova)

382 Napier Street, Fitzroy (Clova)

This house holds quite an interesting history! From this side of the road you ...
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67-69 Cecil Street, Fitzroy

67-69 Cecil Street, Fitzroy

Yet to research.

Google Image - 2019

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37 Cecil Street

37 Cecil Street

Yet to research.

Google Image - 2021
Committee for Urban ...
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1-3 Grant Street, Fitzroy North

1-3 Grant Street, Fitzroy North

I haven't really commenced on the history of Grant Street yet, however was following ...
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51-53 Cecil Street, Fitzroy

51-53 Cecil Street, Fitzroy

Originally this pair of houses were numbered 35 and 37 Cecil Street. They were ...
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47-49 Cecil Street, Fitzroy

47-49 Cecil Street, Fitzroy

This pair of houses was built in 1871. I am not yet sure who ...
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43 Cecil Street, Fitzroy

43 Cecil Street, Fitzroy

Back in 1865 Cecil Street had some strange numbering, but through tracing the houses ...
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27-33 Cecil Street, Fitzroy (Ellen / Peatt's Terrace)

27-33 Cecil Street, Fitzroy (Ellen / Peatt’s Terrace)

Back in 1863 if you had walked along this part of Cecil Street you ...
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Alma Street, Fitzroy

Alma Street, Fitzroy

There is not a lot to show of Alma Street, Fitzroy any more. It ...
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43 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

43 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

I have not conducted too much research yet on this site, but I do ...
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Smith Street, Fitzroy

In 1837 Robert Hoddle, the colony's Surveyor General, divided undeveloped paddocks north of the ...
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149 Holden Street, Fitzroy North

149 Holden Street, Fitzroy North

I haven't conducted too much research on this site yet, however back in 1920, ...
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75 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy

75 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy

This latest building on this site looks to have been built in the 1980s, ...
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38-44 McKean Street, Fitzroy North

38-44 McKean Street, Fitzroy North

In June 1920, this site was approved by the Health and Public Works Committee ...
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449 Rae Street, Fitzroy North

449 Rae Street, Fitzroy North

Initially this site was the home of Mr William Radden, who passed away here ...
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203-205 St Georges Road, Fitzroy North

203-205 St Georges Road, Fitzroy North

Not sure what the building looked like here in the 1920's but it definitely ...
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Gertrude Street

Gertrude Street

During the land sales in 1839, Lot 48 was the most popular. The next ...
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229 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy

229 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy

229 is the building on the left. I have yet to fully research this ...
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45 Moor Street, Fitzroy

45 Moor Street, Fitzroy

This location is now a block of flats incorporating what would have been part ...
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105-107 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

105-107 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

This site, currently an Asian supermarket located directly opposite the entrance to the Atherton ...
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75-77 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

75-77 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

While this building currently houses the CoHealth centre, it used to be the location ...
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181-183 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy

181-183 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy

"The building at 181-183 Gertrude Street, on the north-west corner of Gertrude and George ...
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198 Kerr Street, Fitzroy

198 Kerr Street, Fitzroy

There is not much to find on initial searches for 198 Kerr Street. The ...
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445 George Street, Fitzroy (Thiepval)

445 George Street, Fitzroy (Thiepval)

445 is on the left and 447 on the right in the photo below ...
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519 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

519 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

This record store, was the site of Wilcox Bros in 1920, when they established ...
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Victoria Parade, Fitzroy

In 1837 Robert Hoddle, the colony's Surveyor General, divided undeveloped paddocks north of the ...
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Nicholson Street, Fitzroy

In 1837 Robert Hoddle, the colony's Surveyor General, divided undeveloped paddocks north of the ...
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Nurse S Callaghan

In 1914, Nurse Callaghan ran a private hospital at 56 Church Street, Fitzroy (The ...
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154 Johnston Street, Fitzroy (Undertakers)

154 Johnston Street, Fitzroy (Undertakers)

On the corner of Hertford and Johnston Street is the site of the old ...
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Apps, Edward (Undertaker)(1861-1932)

Apps, Edward (Undertaker)(1861-1932)

This complete history has been sourced from a WordPress site - it has no ...
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95-99 Westgarth Street, Fitzroy

95-99 Westgarth Street, Fitzroy

There is a bit of debate as to the numbering between 93-95 Westgarth Street, ...
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96 Westgarth Street, Fitzroy

96 Westgarth Street, Fitzroy

I am still to review this location, but in researching another property, I stumbled ...
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