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184-196 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy (Johnston & Co)

184-196 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy (Johnston & Co)

One of the manufacturers of furniture for the first Australian Parliament in Melbourne (1901) ...
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6 Greeves St, Fitzroy

6 Greeves St, Fitzroy

I haven't done much research on this house. However, in looking at another property ...
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33-37 Bell Street, Fitzroy

33-37 Bell Street, Fitzroy

  • Architect: Unknown / Builder: Charles Bird
  • Built: 1882
  • First owner: Charles Bird
  • Other owners: Daniel ...
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'Belgrave', 68 Bell Street, Fitzroy

‘Belgrave’, 68 Bell Street, Fitzroy

  • Architect: Unknown / Builder: Unknown
  • Built: 1885-1887
  • First owner: Unknown
  • Other owners: Maurice Gross, Enrico ...
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31 Bell Street, Fitzroy

31 Bell Street, Fitzroy

  • Architect: Unknown / Builder: Charles Bird
  • Built: 1882
  • First owner: Charles Bird
  • Other owners: Charles ...
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Harrieville, 403 George St, Fitzroy

Harrieville, 403 George St, Fitzroy

  • Architect: Unknown / Builder: Unknown
  • Built: 1911 (thereabouts)
  • First owner: Arthur Trotter
  • Other owners: Hope, ...
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472 Napier St, Fitzroy North

472 Napier St, Fitzroy North

George Pickup (Blacksmith, Victorian Railways)

"George Pickup purchased the lot on the ...
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"K.G.Luke Building", 32 Queens Parade, Fitzroy North

“K.G.Luke Building”, 32 Queens Parade, Fitzroy North

The K G Luke Building was completed in 1938 made out of brick with ...
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All Saints Parish Hall, King William St, Fitzroy

All Saints Parish Hall, King William St, Fitzroy

Following its establishment in 1854, the 1855 rate books record H Hyslop occupying an ...
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53-55 Alfred Crescent, Fitzroy North

53-55 Alfred Crescent, Fitzroy North

  • Architect: Unknown / Builder: Unknown
  • Built: Unknown
  • First owner: John McMahon
  • Other owners: Unknown
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90 George Street, Fitzroy

90 George Street, Fitzroy

Though Alfred Deakin, Prime Minister of Australia from 1903-4, 1905-8 and 1909-10 is usually ...
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94 George Street, Fitzroy

94 George Street, Fitzroy

  • Architect: Unknown / Builder: Unknown
  • Built: Unknown
  • First owner: Unknown
  • Other owners: Burke
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241 Smith St, Fitzroy (General Jackson Hotel / Sydney Hotel)

241 Smith St, Fitzroy (General Jackson Hotel / Sydney Hotel)

  • The General Jackson Hotel was located on the corner of Smith and Hodgson streets, ...
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73-75 Alfred Crescent, North Fitzroy (The Haven)

73-75 Alfred Crescent, North Fitzroy (The Haven)

  • Architect: Nicholson / Builder: David Masterston
  • Built:1889
  • First owner: John McMahon
  • Other owners: Salvation ...
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43 Alfred Crescent, North Fitzroy (The Tower House, 'Mygunyah')

43 Alfred Crescent, North Fitzroy (The Tower House, ‘Mygunyah’)

Photo used when the property was leased in Sep 2015 for $2,200 per week
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206 Gertrude St, Fitzroy

  • Architect: Unknown / Builder: Unknown
  • Built:Unknown
  • First owner: Unknown
  • Other owners: Evans
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218-220 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy

  • Architect: Unknown / Builder: Unknown
  • Built:Unknown
  • First owner: Unknown
  • Other owners: Gordon, Chong
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82 Newry Street, Fitzroy North

82 Newry Street, Fitzroy North

  • Architect: Unknown / Builder: Unknown
  • Built: Unknown
  • First owner: Unknown
  • Other owners: Ponsford
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Christian Israelite Church, Fitzroy Street

Christian Israelite Church, Fitzroy Street


The Church is a beautiful bluestone building on Fitzroy
Street. You would be forgiven ...
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482 Napier Street, North Fitzroy (Elizabeth Terrace)

482 Napier Street, is a six room, two storey brick dwelling with all conveniences ...
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484 Napier Street, North Fitzroy (Elizabeth Terrace)

484 Napier Street, North Fitzroy (Elizabeth Terrace)

484 Napier Street is a seven room two storey brick dwelling with all conveniences, ...
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QUARRY, Valerie Elizabeth Oliver (1931-2007)

QUARRY, Valerie Elizabeth Oliver (1931-2007)

Daughter of Joseph James Oliver and Florence Gertrude Lee.

On 8 ...
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"Lauriston", 60 Bennett Street, North Fitzroy

“Lauriston”, 60 Bennett Street, North Fitzroy

Partial history

Thursday 17 October 1918, the Argus reported:

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OLIVER, Joseph James (Jim) (1894-1960)

OLIVER, Joseph James (Jim) (1894-1960)

Son of Joseph James Oliver who was a builder regularly employed as a partner ...
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"Robert Harper & Co" Flinders Lane, Melbourne

“Robert Harper & Co” Flinders Lane, Melbourne

Located between Queen and Market streets - the building no longer exists, but Harper ...
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REYNOLDS, William (1854-1928)

REYNOLDS, William (1854-1928)

William Reynolds is a Bricklayer, Mason, Builder and Contractor. Over his life he built ...
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359 and 361 Napier Street, Fitzroy

359 and 361 Napier Street, Fitzroy


The current 'Napier Quarter' is one of the older properties in the northern part ...
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28 Westgarth Street, Fitzroy

28 Westgarth Street, Fitzroy

In 1877, Elizabeth Hill owned 28 Westgarth Street, however in 1878 the ownership transferred ...
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"Braiding", 50 Queen's Parade, Fitzroy North

“Braiding”, 50 Queen’s Parade, Fitzroy North

Braiding was a double fronted brick villa, containing six rooms, stables and coach house ...
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"Olivette", 54 Queen's Parade, North Fitzroy

“Olivette”, 54 Queen’s Parade, North Fitzroy

Olivette was a double fronted brick villa, containing six rooms, stables and a coach ...
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