Historical information

‘Eignbrook’, 10 Pembroke Street was built in 1904. It was the home of William Valentine Hill, journalist, who came to this home with his wife Annie (nee Boak) and family of eight children in 1904. Courtesy: Mr William (Bill) Dempsey, grandson of William Valentine Hill.

Physical description

Original sepia photograph of 10 Pembroke Street. A weatherboard house in the Queen Anne style with a steep pitched iron roof. Decorative fretwork adorns the verandah. Mounted on white cardboard and taped on 1 corner.

Inscriptions & markings

Back of photo is inscribed “Hills House, 10 Pembroke St, Surrey Hills”.
Card has written underneath the photo, “10 Pembroke St”