Provenance

Various Parties

Purpose/Function

Reference, Research, Information

Arrangement

Arranged by Secondary Values (value of records to users)

Content

‘Rockingham’ was a house built along Barkers Road around the mid-1850s (exact year unknown). Now demolished, the property passed through many influential hands of Melbourne, including John Herbert Syme, once manager of the ‘Age’. The file includes: Newspaper articles on the demolition of ‘Rockingham’, and a letter directed towards the Kew Historical Society with a photograph of the property which is kept separate to the file.