Once situated in Windsor Street, opposite Richmond Park but now demolished. One of a pair of houses, built mirror image prior to 1900. The neighbouring house still survives as 179 Windsor Street. The house was known during World War Two as Laurel Boarding House and was owned by John Milne and his wife Edith Phipps.
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Part 7 of Reminiscences of Richmond by Samuel Boughton details the buildings on the northern side of Windsor Street opposite the park from East Market Street to West Market Street. The pair of houses were already in existence by the time of writing (1904).
Mr Ducker’s 2 new handsome 2 storey villas in Windsor Street are nearing completion.
Still more improvements in Richmond. Mr Ducker will commence on Monday to erect two nice little villas on his property in Windsor Street. They should improve the appearance of the street considerably.
Mr R H Ducker is in town to watch the erection of his new villas. Mr Douglas is the builder and Mr Crisford, the superintendent.
One of Mr Ducker’s villas is to be taken by Dr Westbrook of Narrandera.
It is said that Mr Harris, a gentleman from India intends taking up one of the brick buildings in Windsor Street erected by Mr Ducker.
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