21 King Street

21 King Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Federation / Georgian / Regency Influences w Austerity Adaptation

No. 21 (Previously known as No. 53) King Street is a pair of duplex, 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. There is a vertical timber balustrade between the timber posts. The entry doors are mirrored in the centre of the building. The doors are flanked by sets of three casement windows. Twin flights of stairs provide access to the verandah from the street.

HISTORY

1907 - MARRIAGE NOTICE - Jessie Ellen Cole and Arthur Trevorah (youngest son of Mrs Annie Trevorah of Adelaide, SA) in Busselton. (reference)

1914 - COWARDLY ASSAULT - John A. Larkin (painter) was the victim of a cowardly assault at the intersection of Hubble-street and Canning-road, East Fremantle, on Monday evening last. His assailant was a sturdily built, thick set man named Wm, Peters, a lumper, who appeared In court this morning, coal-begrimed and defiant. In evidence, the defendant alleging only that Larkin had been saying something about him. Larkin looked an object for pity. Physically he appeared a wreck, being a severe sufferer from heart trouble. His face was marked, and one eye was black and bloodshot, showing that he had received a rough handling. (reference)

1942 - DEATH NOTICE - at his late residence, 30 Irwin-street, East Fremantle. John Alexander Larkin, the dearly loved husband of the late Mrs Harriett Larkin loved father of Winifred, Alexander, Florence (Mrs Marsh), and Dorothy, father-in-law of Frank, brother of Rose (Mrs Bevan, England), Nora (Mrs Harding, Sydney), and Alfred; aged 70 years. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1912: Trevorah, Arthur

1913 - 1915: Larkin, John A.

1916: Mathews, Robert H.

1917: Jones, George E.

1918: Crow William

1919 - 1945: McNicol, George A. 3

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