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745 Ridge road, the Elephant house. Built c.1850. Among its owners was Efward Snell after whom the Snell parade was named. In the eighties the house belonged to Alexander Murchie after whom Murchie's passage was named. A Murchie family member sold the house to Brian Agar, who restored it.

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28 Kilburn place 1989. Home of the late Vera Amos, who was a veterinary surgeon. The house is situated next to Strathmore lodge 305 Musgrave rd. Shows demolishing of house by property developers and trunk of 300 year old mahogany tree which was chopped down.

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170 Wick Street, Verulam. Home of Francis Harvey and family who arrived in Natal in 1850. The house was named Hayle House.

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The Natal playhouse, Durban.

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Alhambra Theatre, just completed 1953.

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Old Durban railway station. after it has been partly demolished. the section left standing has been refurbished.

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Site of one of the plantforms of the old Durban station, 1989.

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Old Durban railway station, station master's residence. The workshop now an entertainment and shopping complex. station master's house used as the restaurant "Leipoldt's of Port Natal".

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Old durban railway station. One of a number of workshops. The open ground now used as a flea market.

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"...George Robert Adams, died 29 August 1963, aged 92 years."

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Clare Estate Cemetery where the Garbutt, Sparks, Mallinson and many other pioneers of early Clare Estate and Sydenham families are buried. The cemetery is over one hendred years old. Vandalism has taken place and many labelled grave stones have been broken down.

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Hindu temple in Umngeni road. Stree Vaithianatha Easparar temple, erected 1940.

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Hindu temple in Umbilo, Shree Ambalvanar Alayam. Second river temple. Consecrated in 1967. Name taken from original which was abandoned after the flood in 1905.

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Another view of the Hindu temple in Umbilo. Shree Ambalvanar Alayam. Second river temple

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Hindu temple in umbilo. Shree Ambalvanar Alayam. Second river temple. Consecrated in 1967. 'The sacred cow."

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Durban beach 1902-1914. Crowds on Sunday afternoon gathered around the bandstand.

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Durban beach c.1900. Bird's eye view of South beach. Model Dairy restaurant and kiosk alongside the children's paddling pool.

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Sea view railway station. On old main railway line.

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Bellair railway station. On old main railway line.

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Overport house. Built c 1864. Durban's earliest mansion built by William Hartley, Natal first banker and mayor of Durban in 1959. Built miles from the centre of town. It was demolished c.1967.

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