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Grey Street

Grey Street

Most probably named after Sir George Edward Grey, KCB (14 April 1812 – 19 September 1898) who was a soldier, explorer, Governor of South Australia, twice Governor of New Zealand, Governor of Cape Colony (South Africa), the 11th Premier of New Zealand and a writer.

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Address: 39 Grey Street, St Kilda Fernleigh was built in ca. 1850 for the grocer & politician William Nicholson. The building was substantially altered by Richard Twentyman and renamed Mittagong.
Other Names: formerly Fernleigh. Date Built: 1869. Architect: Charles Webb (1821-1889). Builder: Edmund Denbigh. Cost: £4,420. Owners: Richard Twentyman (1813-1880), Robert Arthur Molesworth (1844-1920). History: Richard Twentyman married William Nicholson’s widow, Sarah Birkett on 2 June 1866, and took over…
Barham House was constructed in 1850 to the designs of the architect John Gill (ca.1797-1866). It was built for Edward Bernard Green (1809-1861) wealthy pastoralist and businessman. For more information about its history download this Barham data sheet235.96 KB. Front…
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Content will be supplied shortly. In the meantime here is a recent report written for the Society by Phillip Stewart and Helen Halliday: Report on heritage aspects of 71-75 Grey Street(1.08 MB) The life & times of Sydney W Smith…
Content will be supplied shortly. In the meantime here is a recent report written for the Society by Phillip Stewart and Helen Halliday: Report on heritage aspects of 71-75 Grey Street(1.08 MB) The life & times of Sydney W Smith…

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