22 Bedford Street(map)
No 22 Bedford Street is a single storey house constructed in rendered brick with a hipped and gable corrugated iron roof. It is a fine expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is symmetrically planned with a full width, return bull nosed roofed verandah. The verandah is set on turned timber posts over a concrete floor. There is a central door and hopper light flanked by sidelights and thrust gable bays. The thrust bays have pairs of double hung sash windows. The roofscape features a pair of rendered chimneys. A set of concrete stairs goes from the verandah to the garden.
1913 Mr J. McDonald Wrote to Council about changing the street lighting (1913)
£800 A Room
1950 A four-roomed brick house at 22 Bedford st, East Fremantle, was sold for £3350 at a public auction today. The bidding started at £2000 and the total rose in £200 bids to £3000. From there it rose to the final figure by bids £100, £50 and £25.
1950 McDONALD: On September 14.1950, at her residence, 22 Bedford street, East Fremantle, Louisa McDonald, widow of the late John McDonald; aged 89 years. The Rev. J. B. T. Redshaw conducted a Private Service in the Baptist portion of the Fremantle Cemetery on September 16. 1950. Arthur E. Davies And company
1950 EXECUTOR'S SALE. WELL BUILT BRICK RESIDENCE WITH VACANT POSSESSION. HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE TO BE AUCTIONED SEPARATELY. ROBERTSON BROS: Auctioneers, will offer for sale on the premises, 22 Bedford-st., East Fremantle,on Monday, 27th November, at 10.30
1937 SHOPS: Barber. 22 Bedford-st., East Fremantle.
1912 - 1919: McDonald, John
1920 - 1943: McDonald, Mrs L.
1944 - 1945: McDonald, Mrs L. & Reynolds, V. M. & Fraser, H. H.
1946 - 1949: McDonald, Mrs L. & Reynolds, Mrs Elsie M.