1880 Melbourne


1880 Melbourne
The Royal Exhibition Building (Nicholson Street), was erected for the World Expo 1880.

Open date October 1, 1880
Close date April 30, 1881
Size acres 21
Attendance total 1 459 000
Loss £ 277 292

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  1. My great grandfather John Falding McCrea apparently came from England to exhibit chinaware at the 1880 Melbourne World Fair. He stayed in Melbourne and started a family in Kew. Does anyone have any information about his life prior to Melbourne?

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