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A permit was granted by the Borough Council to Mrs J. H. Sellers on 8 October 1925 for the construction of a residence on Town Section 1953, Buller Street - Williamson was the builder, and the estimated construction cost was £500.

The home appears to have been initially been occupied by George Steptoe.

A permit was granted by the Borough Council to John Green on 7 October 1925 for the construction of a house on Section 37, Belt Road (now Sanders Avenue) - Williamson was the builder, and the estimated construction cost was £1250.

A permit was granted by the Borough Council to H. Williamson on 2 October 1925 for the construction of a residence on Part Section 106, Rainsford Street - Williamson was the builder, and the estimated construction cost was £600.

Williamson also constructed neighboring 6 Rainsford Street around the same time.

A permit was granted by the Borough Council to George Stephen Early on 30 September 1925 for the construction of a house on an Pt 28, Holsworthy Road (now Clawton Street) – Boon Bros were the builders, and the estimated construction cost was £1140.       

A permit was granted by the Borough Council to K. V. Breach on 25 September 1925 for the construction of a house on an Sub 4 of Lot A, NR14, Leach Street (now Northgate) – Breach the builder, and the estimated construction cost was £550.       

This two-bedroom home is currently (January 2018), for sale. A notable feature of the property is a protected English Oak tree on council land at the front of the section. 

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