100 Hubble Street

100 Hubble Street (map)


No 100 (previously known as No 178) Hubble Street is a single storey house constructed in timber framing and weatherboard cladding with a corrugated iron roof. The place has multiple additions that are expressed in a highly eclectic manner. Garden wall and vicinity extensively covered with collection of a wide variety of objects. The place is a site where traditional notions of ‘the home’ are challenged by the unique development of the property.


1919 Killed- WILLIAMS. July 26 1916, killed in action Private G A Williams, beloved nephew of Mr and Mrs  Walker, East Fremantle; also cousin of Gunner B. Benthien and Trooper W. Benthien (both on active service). (reference)

1929 - Death On October 1, at his late residence, 178 Hubble-street, East Fremantle, George, dearly beloved husband of Alice Woodhead, and loving father of Thomas (Geraldton), Alice (Mrs. M. Devic, Geraldton), and Elsie (Mrs. W. Dines, East Fremantle), and grandfather of Thomas, Irma, Jean and Rhonda. Peacefully sleeping. (Reference)

1934 - Death On March 26, at Applecross, Sarah Elizabeth Smith, of 178 Hubble-street, East Fremantle, loving mother of Adeline (Mrs Henry Pomeroy, East Fremantle), aged 81 years. (Reference)

1985-2005 This was the home of artist Andrew Hayim De Vries ( see Notable People section). He transformed the house into a legendary wonderland incorporating recycled items such as a train carriage, a telephone box and a boat hull.


1909 - 1911: Kelliher, Timothy

1912: Watson, Hartley J.

1913: Barrett, Albert E.

1914: Johnson, Mrs M.

1915: O'Neill, John

1917 - 1925: Johnson, Mrs M.

1926: Tuttlebee, William John

1927 - 1929: Woodhead, George

1930 - 1932: Woodhead, Mrs Alice

1933 - 1934: Fullerton, Donald

1934 - 1939: Pomeroy, Henry

1939 - 1945: Benthien, Walter

1946 - 1949: Doohan, Bernd J.

1985-2005- Andrew Hayim