This site was created by the subdivision of Crown Allotment 7 into three sections, following Andrew Kirkpatrick's purchase of Acadia Cottage from the estate of Thomas Jackson in 1880. The house became a guest house from ca. 1910 and was demolished for flats in ca. 1960.
|Date constructed:||ca. 1882|
Smith & Johnson ?
[1882-1887] Edward Quin (1843-1922)
1887-1900] Charles Gibson Millar (d.1900) partner in C & E Millar railway contractors
|Occupants:||Edward Quin [1883-]|
|MMDB Entry:||5224 https://aai.app.unimelb.edu.au/apex/f?p=198:5:102780814714654::NO:RP:P5_ID:5224|
|Obituaries Australia Entry:||http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/millar-charles-gibson-29931|
|Source||Description or [note]|
|1.||Argus 1880.10.29 p.2||
Sales by Auction: This Day at 3 o'clock on the ground … Being subdivision of Crown Allotment 7 into six valuable allotments. In the estate of Thomas Jackson.
|2.||Argus 1884.11.09 p.1||
Births: On the 8th inst., at Questa, Esplanade, St Kilda, the wife of Edward Quin of a son.
|3.||Argus 1885.01.29 p.8||Cook and Laundress, good, wanted. Apply before noon, Mrs Quin, Questa Esplanade, St Kilda.|
Argus 1901.2.9 p.2
Sales by Auction: Thursday 21 at 12 o'clock. Executor's sale. In the estate of late C G Millar deceased, charming villa residence on Esplanade, corner Robe Street, St Kilda, and known as 'Questa' [description follows]