‘Eloeura’ 36 Broughton Rd Strathfield

By Cathy Jones

’Eloeura’ 36 Broughton Rd Homebush is located on section 7 of the Village of Homebush Estate, an 1878 subdivision of the part of the Underwood Estate.  The house is single storey weatherboard house with a slate roof.

This house was built in 1913 for its owner James Lampard. Construction of the house was approved in September 1913 for a wooden cottage of 4+ rooms with a slate roof at the estimated value of £350.  The builder was R E Cooper, Cavendish Street, Stanmore. The house was named ‘Albertson’.  By 1920, ownership of the house transferred to Mrs Honorah Morse.

Morse owned the house until c.1945 when ownership transferred to James Rafferty, railway employee.   The house continued to be owned by Rafferty until the 1960s.

The house is currently known as ‘Eloeura’.

References

Department of Valuer-General, Valuation List, Municipality of Strathfield

Sands Sydney and Suburban Directory

Strathfield Council Building Register

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s