Robb, Early Toorak, 57 (illus); Paxton, Toorak, 12 illus [same as Robb], 26 mapTS Note: Directory implies that St Mary's & Laluma are the same house. In 1891 name section Groom is listed as both Orrong Rd & Stawell St, Kew & in 1892 he is in South Rd Brighton (at 'Harefield', qv).Betty Malone, Notes on Prahran section 9 states that Laluma was built in the 1860s by Arthur Groom, businessman & close associate of Sir Matthew Davies. Groom later moved to Queensland & 'Laluma' was then occupied by Mrs Thomas Smith. TS Note: Biography of Groom in Vic & Met, ii, p 477 however, records that Groom came from St Mary's, Tasmania to Victoria in 1872. Elected as MLA for South Gippsland in 1886.S&M 1890 [1st listing] Groom, Arthur C, MP, Orrong Rd, Toorak (west side bet River Yarra & Struan St)S&M 1891 [govt section] Groom, Arthur C MLA, 'St Mary's', Orrong Rd, Toorak S&M 1895,1900 Mrs Thomas Smith 'Laluma', Orrong Rd. (west side bet Yarra River & Struan St, towards river end)Vic Rep Men, p36 Mrs Thos Smith gave an enjoyable dance at 'Laluma' on 5 Nov (1903).Argus, 10 Oct 1934, p6. Death of Lauchlan Mackinnon, at his home 'Laluma', Orrong rd, Toorak. Only son of Lauchlan Charles Mackinnon.See also 'Harefield' qv.