23 Hubble Street

23 Hubble Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Federation, Georgian Domestic Carpenter

No. 23 (previously was no. 49) Hubble street is a single storey house constructed in timber framing and weatherboard cladding with a hipped corrugated iron roof. It is a fine expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The place is asymmetrically planned with a full width and return skillion roofed verandah. The verandah is a replacement and is supported on square timber posts. The northern section of the verandah acts as a carport. There is a central door and hopper light flanked by side lights and double hung casement windows.

HISTORY

1929 Death. On February 27, at the Fremantle Public Hospital, Catherine Baldwin, wife of John Baldwin, 21 Walker-street, South Fremantle, late of Hubble-street, East Fremantle, beloved aunt of Evelyn Lewis, and the late John Francis Lewis. At rest. (reference)

1942 Death On April 28 at Perth Hospital, Herbert George Burley, dearly beloved second son of Mrs. D. Burley and the late Mr William Burley, of 23 Hubble-street, East Fremantle, fond brother of Fred, Della (Mrs. J. C. Gardiner), Ann (Mrs T. Cusak), Doris (Mrs F. Howe), Dora, Bill. Peggy, Elsie, Arthur (dec) and Bob: aged 15 years 2 months.Peacefully sleeping. (reference)

1951 Mr. and Mrs. Ellis, of Hamilton Hill, wish to announce the engagement of their second daughter, Bella, to William, third son of Mrs. and the late Mr. Burley, 23 Hubble-street, East Fremantle. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1908 - 1926: Baldwin, John

1927: Scarfe, William R.

1928: vacant

1929 - 1932: Bradford, Thomas

1933 - 1938: Taylor, Harry

1938 - 1949: Burley, Mrs. Dora

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