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Melbourne Candle Co.

Coburg - Rose Gardens

Coburg - Rose Gardens

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Medium - 250gm - 50hr Burn Time
Large - 500gm - 100hr Burn Time


Coburg History:

Surveyed by Hoddle in 1837, recording details the first European Settler in Coburg, Mr Hyatt, who had a sheep station on the east bank of the Merri Creek near present Outlook Road.

By 1865 there were shopkeepers, bootmakers, bakers, butchers, saddlers, blacksmiths, a chemist and a draper along Sydney Road, with Coburg becoming a shire in 1875.

The initial plans for establishing a school in Coburg West began in 1912 when the Education Dept. purchased 3 acres of land facing Reynard St at a cost of £10. A public meeting was held in 1914 with a committee being appointed for the construction of the school.

Coburg had only 3 streets - Bell, Munro and Reynard with areas of grazing land and the odd scattered home.

Coburg had seen a lot of housing development from 1917 to 1927, many of them contained large Rose Gardens, making this a pleasant fragrance filling the area in Spring.


Rose Gardens: Richly warm and feminine, a beautiful scent of rose top notes laced with the sweet floral aroma of geranium.

Top: Rosewood, Lemon Peel
Middle: Geranium, Cinnamon Leaf
Base: Rose Petals, Leaf Green

Melbourne Candle Co. is a small candle manufacturer of soy wax candles, each named after a street or icon of one of our great cities, each with a history on the side of the tin and how the fragrance relates to the past, and a reproduction map depicting the named area from the 1920s on the front of the label.


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