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Rockland Avenue

1462 Rockland Avenue, also known as Duvals or Duvals Cottage, was built in 1862, making it the oldest house in the Rockland neighbourhood. In 1870 it became the home of Francis Jones Barnard (1839-1889) and, later, of his son George Henry Barnard, who served Victoria as Mayor of Victoria, Member of Parliament and Senator.

It is currently divided into rental apartments.

1462 Rockland Avenue, Originally the Barnard family home, known as "Duvals"

1462 Rockland Avenue, Originally the Barnard family home, known as “Duvals”

1462 Rockland Avenue, Originally the Barnard family home, known as "Duvals"

1462 Rockland Avenue, Originally the Barnard family home, known as “Duvals”

1462 Rockland Avenue, Originally the Barnard family home, known as "Duvals"

1462 Rockland Avenue, Originally the Barnard family home, known as “Duvals”

1462 Rockland Avenue, Originally the Barnard family home, known as "Duvals"

1462 Rockland Avenue, Originally the Barnard family home, known as “Duvals”

Here is a map showing the location of 1462 Rockland Avenue:

 

Additional Information About Duvals, 1462 Rockland Avenue:

  • Assessed Value (July 2017): $2,117,000; Land $1,785,000; Buildings $332,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2016): $1,850,000; Land $1,488,000; Buildings $362,000
  • Victoria Heritage Foundation

A Brief History Of Duvals, 1462 Rockland Avenue:

Here are some links to more information about members of the Barnard family:

Here are links to some historic photos of Duvals, 1462 Rockland Avenue:

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