19 King Street

19 King Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Federation / Georgian / Regency Influences w Austerity Adaptation

No. 19 (previously was no. 53) and 21 King Street is a duplex pair of single storey houses constructed in timber framing and feathered edge weatherboards with a hipped corrugated iron roof. The front elevation is symmetrically planned with a full width skillion roofed verandah. The verandah is supported on timber posts over a timber floor. The entry doors are mirrored in the centre. The doors are flanked by sets of three casement windows. Twin flights of stairs provide access to the verandah from the street.

HISTORY

1921 - MARRIAGE - Peter Steele (late A.I.F., Anzac), fourth son of the late Thomas and Mary Steele, England, to Amelia (Minnie), second daughter of the late Charles and Annie Steele, of Tasmania. Present address: 53 King-street, East Fremantle. (reference)

1927 - DEATH - OWENS. On March 21, at the Perth Hospital, Ellen, widow of the late John Bradshaw Owens, formerly of 53 King-street, East Fremantle, and loving mother of Mrs. G. Hartree (Pithara), Mrs. E. Anquetil (Victoria), Mrs. W. Coombs (East Fremantle), Mrs. S. Dyson (Palmyra), Mrs. P. Hetherington (Mount Lawley), Charles B. (North Perth), and Albert Owens (Victoria); aged 73 years. (reference)

1930 - FUNERAL NOTICE - The friends of the late Mrs Agnes Thirza Dear, of 53 King-street, East Fremantle, are respectfully invited to follow her remains to the place of interment, the Church of England Cemetery, Fremantle. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1912 - 1918: Malacari, Harry

1919: Sloan, Mrs I.

1920: Baker, Joseph P.

1921: Owens, John B.

1922: Vacant

1923 - 1924: Owens, Mrs Ellen

1925: McCurdy, David

1926: McCarthy, Mrs Mary E.

1927: Sweetmam, Cecil

1928 - 1932: Foster, Cyrill

1933 - 1936: Crockett, Mrs J.

1936 - 1940: Brown, James R.

1940 - 1941: Howell William

1941 - 1942: Vacant

1942 - 1944: Williamson, Walter

1945: Brown, Mrs

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