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Acland Street

Acland Street (1)

Named after Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 10th Baronet (29 March 1787 – 22 July 1871) of Killerton Manor in Devon who was a British politician and land owner. He was the owner of the cruiser yacht Lady of St KIlda from 1834 to1840, after which the area was named during one of the ship's visits to Melbourne in 1842. The yacht was named after his wife Lydia Hoare who was the first English lady to set foot on Atlantic St Kilda in 1812.

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Alma Road

Alma Road (2)

Named after the Battle of the Alma (20 September 1854), usually considered as the first battle of the Crimean War (1853–1856), which took place just south of the River Alma in the Crimea. An Anglo-French force under General St. Arnaud and Lord Raglan defeated General Menshikov's Russian army, which lost around 6,000 troops.

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Barkly Street

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Named after Sir Henry Barkly, GCMG, KCB, FRS, FRGS (24 February 1815 – 20 October 1898) who was a British politician, colonial governor and patron of the sciences. He was Governor of Victoria from 26 December 1856 until 10 September 1863. Prior to 1857 this was know as Boundary Road as it marked the extent of the City of Melbourne's jurisdiction.

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Blessington Street

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Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington (1 September 1789 – 4 June 1849) was an Irish novelist. She was for some years editor of The Book of Beauty and The Keepsake, popular annuals of the day. In 1834 she published her Conversations with Lord Byron. Her Idler in Italy (1839–1840), and Idler in France(1841) were popular for their personal gossip and anecdotes, descriptions of nature and sentiment.

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Esplanade

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The original meaning of esplanade was a large, open, level area outside fortress or city walls to provide clear fields of fire for the fortress' guns. In modern usage the space allows people to walk for recreational purposes; esplanades are often on sea fronts, and allow walking whatever the state of the tide, without having to walk on the beach. Esplanades became popular in Victorian times when it was fashionable to visit seaside resorts.

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Fitzroy Street

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Sir Charles Augustus FitzRoy, KCH, KCB (10 June 1796 – 16 February 1858) was a British military officer, politician and member of the aristocracy, who held governorships in several British colonies during the 19th century including New South Wales from 2 August 1846 to 28 January 1855.

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Grey Street

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Most probably named after Sir George Edward Grey, KCB (14 April 1812 – 19 September 1898) who was a soldier, explorer, Governor of South Australia, twice Governor of New Zealand, Governor of Cape Colony (South Africa), the 11th Premier of New Zealand and a writer.

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Mary Street (0)

Named after the Mrs. Mary Tullett, wife of Henry Tullet (?-1882), an auctioneer and St Kilda West Ward councillor from 1858 until 1882. He was mayor 1868-1869 and later in 1878-1879 when the Mary Street was created.

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Orrong Road (1)

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Robe Street

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Named after Major-General Frederick Holt Robe CB (1801 – 4 April 1871) who was the fourth Governor of South Australia, from 25 October 1845 to 2 August 1848.

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Tennyson Street

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Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, FRS (6 August 1809 – 6 October 1892) was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets.

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