Noorilim Estate is located near Murchison in Central Victoria less than 2 hours drive north of Melbourne.
The mansion was built in 1879 for William Irving Winter, later William Irving Winter-Irving, a wealthy pastoralist and member of the Victorian Legislative Council for the Northern Province (1884-1901).
SPC Ardmona (SPCA) is an Australian-based company that specialises in large fruit packing and owns and operates a canning factories in Shepparton and Kyabram, Victoria. The factory first opened the Mooroopna factory in 1921 and at its peak, it employed close to 2,000 staff
James Winter (1834-1885) and William Irving Winter-Irving (1840-1901), pastoralists, were born in Edinburgh, the sons of John Winter and his wife Janet Margaret, née Irving, of Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland.