Alfred Harman & Sons: Engineers of Derham Street

by David Radcliffe Twenty-one year old Alfred Harman is reported to have started his engineering business in 1885.1 He proudly advertised his services as an “engineer, blacksmith and brass-founder” offering “engines and machinery of every … [Read more...]

Derham Street

Frederick Thomas Derham was born in Somerset, England, in 1844 and arrived in Melbourne with his family in 1856. Derham's first business undertaking was as a mercantile broker with Callender Calwell & Co. In 1864, he married Ada Anderson with … [Read more...]

History of a Street Precinct

History of a Street Precinct Interactive CD-ROM covering the histories of 91 homes and shops from Evans Street to Williamstown Road between Bridge and Farrell Streets, with historical photographs and stories of residents since the area was … [Read more...]

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