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Town of Melbourne 1837 Map by Robert Hoddle, 1837

Public Record Office Victoria1837

Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)

Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)
North Melbourne, Australia

In 1837, Robert Hoddle (1794–1881), the officer in charge of producing a survey of the Port Phillip District, designed Melbourne’s city ‘grid’ – so described because it consisted of forty-eight rectangular blocks separated by parallel streets.

Details

  • Title: Town of Melbourne 1837 Map by Robert Hoddle, 1837
  • Creator: Public Record Office Victoria
  • Date Created: 1837
  • Provenance: Historic Plan Collection, PROV, VPRS 8168/P2, unit 6166

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