Argus, 18 Nov 1869, p 3 - Lloyd Tayler, tenders for villa res at St Kilda for the Hon JS; RIBA Library online catalogue, house of Hon James Service, East St Kilda, by Lloyd Tayler, photo by D McDonald, St Kilda, amongst those presented by Lloyd Tayler, Hon Sec RIBA for the Colony of Victoria, 1876.Argus, 21 June 1876, p 3 - Lloyd Tayler & Wyatt, tenders for wanted for addns to stabling at Hon James Service's res, Balaclava; 21 Oct 1876, p 3 - LTD tenders for separate trades, labour only, addns to res at Balaclava; 25 Oct 1876, p 3 - LTL tenders for pntg, slating & plumbing hse at Bal; Annotation by Raggatt identifies this as Vardy plan No. 7 SW , lot 25. Argus, 23 Jan 1886, p 11 - to let Hon JS's mansion, Balaclava Rd, cnr Hotham St, StK, 2 st with splendid verandah & balcony to 3 sides, lookout on roof, dimensions of main rooms given, 4 acres.Murray, Sand, Swamp, p 109 - Sir James Service of Kilwinning, a future premier of Victoria; Serle in ADB, VI, 106-112.TS Note: A reference to this house is presumably Cooper, The History of St Kilda, I, p 233. A photograph of the house of James Service was among those sent in 1873 to the Vienna Exhibition illustrating palatial homes of the borough (of St Kilda).Clarke, Clarke of Rupertswood, p 56. James Service's marriage had broken up, and from the early 1860s he lived with Louisa Hoseason Forty, by whom he had several daughters.