1845 onwards. Prahran Parish Map Allottment 204b ownership H Raphael https://stkildahistory.org.au/our-collection/resources/parish
1873 Vardy Map 4 SW Allotments 4 and 5 in the ownership of W Young. Land vacant. https://stkildahistory.org.au/our-collection/resources/vardy-plans
1901 MMBW Map 1430 Identifies 'Craigellachie' on the SW corner of Orrong Road and Inkerman Street. Nearest neighbours to the south 'Chaddesley' and 'St Sidwell' https://viewer.slv.vic.gov.au/?entity=IE7320909&mode=browse
Following ownerships identified from MMDB with some queries relating to land ownership which can be confirmed by reference to information from the Vardy Maps See above.
See S&M below which suggest that the property was possibly owned by William Young.
1875 S&M Same site appears to be Girdler, Joseph (Sargood, Son & Co)
1876 Built for pastoralist and politician William Pearson, who lived at Craigellachie until his death in 1894.
[c1896 - 1919], Percy Pearson,S&M 1876 (1st entry) Pearson,
Sydney William Smith ? 1876 MMDB
See Glen Eira Historical Society Collections Victoria
MMDB Record N 8 last amended 27/6/1997 https://aai.app.unimelb.edu.au/apex/f?p=198:7:::NO:RP:P7_ID:8
Murray, Sand, Swamp, pp160, 273. | Andrew Ward, Caulfield Cons Study, np. Built in 1876 for pastoralist and politician William Pearson, who lived at Craigellachie until his death in 1894. | ML report on file. Form suggests 2 stage development, 2 storey south section earlier. | Solomon, Caulfield's Building Heritage, pp 25 - 27. Solomon notes that an etched glass panel door bears the crest of the Young family . She states that the reason for this is not known. (TS Note: See S&M below which suggest that the property was possibly owned by William Young before the purchase by Pearson). Owners have been Pearson, Robert Crawford [c1896 - 1919], Percy Thomson & later his widow [c1919-c1930], Newton Francis [c1935-c1973] | S&M 1876 (1st entry) Pearson, William, Orrong Rd, St K, also Inkerman St east, St K. In location section at se cnr Inkerman St east & Orrong Rd. | S&M 1875 Same site appears to be Girdler, Joseph (Sargood, Son & Co) | S&M 1874 Same site appears to be Young, William (Young, William & Co), listed in alphabetical at both Orrong Rd & Inkerman St. In location section at se cnr Inkerman St east & Orrong St [sic]. | S&M 1873 Same site appears to be Young, William (Young, William & Co), Balaclava but no listing at Orrong/Inkerman site. No listing before this date. | TS Note: House is not shown on Vardy plan of 1873. Also account of the birth of Pearson's son at Craigellachie in 1864 is incorrect; birth notice in Argus shows that he was born at Kilmany Park, Sale. If, however, an earlier house existed on the site, a possible tender notice is Argus, 24 Oct 1874, p 10, Sydney W Smith, tenders wanted for additional brick rooms and various alterations to a residence in East St Kilda. | Bought by Richard Freeman 1997, see MBL file.