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In 1856 Paul Joske built the first residential terrace east of the Melbourne Town Reserve Boundary by locating 4 houses of the same kind on the East side of Barkly Street at a place best described by 2 Vardy's Survey (Sheet No. 1 N.W. Lots 45, 46, 47, 48). A Tender . . . 3 notice for the. building called by the architects Ohlfsen - Bagge exactly dates the construction, while the Rate Book_listing of 1857 gives some indication of its quality by valuing each house at 150 pounds(when a detached cottage- of 4 rooms might call a value of £50. (See Architectural Index notice Ohlfsen -Bagge 18.11.1856 and Vardy Survey sheets lots 58-65) SEE Howard Raggett pg 46

Response to inquiry Formosa Cottage and Formosa Terrace are on the south east corner of Barkly and Waterloo Streets. Attached is some information at the bottom of which is an extract from Vardy map. Vardy and some rate book extracts suggest the whole was owned by William Derham Clarke, a wealthy squatter related to Sir William Clarke. Liz Kelly for St Kilda Historical Society Formosa Terrace - appears on vardy maps Appears on 1890 MMBW Map Quoting "St Kilda Historical Society Inc." <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;: > You have received an enquiry from the SKHS website. > > Details: > > From: Norma Binding

Published in Barkly Street