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Agnes Glew - Bootmaker
On the corner of High Street and Lawry Street Northcote Mrs Agnes Glew ran a small bootshop. It measured only...
Alberto Sanguinetti arrived in Northcote in 1889 and established his paint and decorating store at 320 High...
Allchin's General store
Born in South Australia on 12 June 1852, Edmund Allchin arrived in Preston in 1890 with his wife Amelia and...
Bastings' General Store
Horace and Edwin Bastings arrived in Victoria in 1849 and after a period on the goldfields, established...
Carl Oldenberg - Saddler, Northcote
German born Carl Oldenberg started his saddlery in High Street, South Preston in the early 1890s. Around...
Catherine Oliver - Butcher
Catherine Oliver arrived in Northcote about 1850, establishing the townships first butchers shop. By the...
Doidge Bakery was located at 279 High Street, Northcote and later at 285 High Street Northcote (after street...
Fred Pike (1872-1933) arrived in Preston around 1889, and established a business in a small wooden building,...
High Street Newsagency
Although originally constructed as a grocers shop in 1906 by John Howie, since about 1920 it has operated as...
J. M. Howard - Bootmaker
J. M. Howard established his small boot making business on the west side of Plenty Road in 1912. Near the...
Jacob Borkheim - Murder - Part 2
The following comprises an account of the sensational trial of murdered Northcote pawnbroker and watchmaker...
John Howse - Butcher
John Howse established his butchers shop at 181 Plenty Road in 1893. Within a couple of years he was trading...
Mark Sharp - Bootmaker
Mark Sharp established a business as a bootmaker at 394 (later renumbered 422) High Street Northcote in 1896....
Mr. Turner - Chemist
The first chemist in Northcote was established on the corner of High Street and Separation Street Northcote...
Needlands Timber Merchants
W. S. Neeland arrived in Northcote in 1920, taking over the ironmongers store operated by Alfred Tharratt on...
Northland Shopping Centre
Northland was originally built and owned by the Myer Emporium. When it opened for business on Tuesday 4th of...
Saddlers - Thornbury
Thomas White established his saddlery at in a timber building at 759 High Street, Thornbury in 1887. In...
Samuel Angior - Chemist
The first Chemist store in Northcote was established by a Mr. Turner who operated his business from a timber...
Samuel White - Bootmaker
Samuel White set up his boot making business in a small weatherboard building on the east side of High...
Shops and businesses of Northcote
The first known shop in Northcote was an ironmongers operating from a tent and started by William Shade in...
Shops and businesses of Preston
The first store in Preston was probably Woods general store on the corner of High Street and Wood Street. It...
Thomas King - Butcher
In around 1863 Thomas King owned a bluestone building at 756-8 Heidelberg Road, Alphington. It was one of the...
Thomas White - Saddlers, South Preston
Sands and McDougall’s Melbourne and Suburban Directory 1864- 1974. [Microfiche]. (1974). Melbourne,...
Thrapeous' Oyster Saloon
In 1889 Mrs B. Thrapeous opened an oyster saloon in High Street Northcote. It was the height of the oyster...
The Wales Street shopping strip is typical of the small suburban strips that popped up all over Darebin...
The Wallis Buildings were constructed by Northcote Councillor William Wallis in 1886. In total there are...
With his younger brother William, Walter was one of Northcote’s earliest shopkeepers. He established a...
Weaver's Grocery Store
Richard Weaver operated a grocery store in High Street, Northcote in the 1860s. It was located on the east...
William Shade - Ironmonger
When William Shade arrived in Northcote in 1848 the town was little more than a few scattered huts with High...
William T. Clapham - Butcher
Ward, Andrew (2001). Darebin Heritage Review 2000. Burwood, Vic: City Of Darebin.
Wood Family's General Store
The Wood family was one of Preston’s pioneer families, arriving in the district in 1850 as part of a large...
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