26 Allen Street

26 Allen Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Aesthetic & Representative

No 26 Allen Street is a single storey house constructed in rendered brick with a hipped and gable format concrete tiled roof. It is an expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a thrust gable bay and part width return broken back roofed verandah. The verandah is set on turned timber posts. The verandah terminates at the gabled thrust bay. There is a central located door flanked by sidelights and replacement casement and fixed light windows. A set of concrete steps leads from the verandah to the garden. The roofscape features a pair of rendered cap chimneys.

HISTORY

1935 Pen Friends club- SHIRLEY WINTER, 26 Allen-street, East Fremantle- wanted- a friend interested in swimming, dancing and all pets; age 12 years. (Reference)

1935 Dear Auntie Kitty, I wish to thank you very much for the pretty blue member's certificate. I like the decoration of it very much. I am making a new garden at home in the corner of the back lawn, and as I think it would look very pretty made after the style of a bower or arbor, I am going to make it that way...I remain, your affectionate niece, SHIRLEY WINTER, 26 Allen-street, East Fremantle. (Reference)

1937  Birth- On May 1, at St. Helen's Hospital, to Mr. and Mrs A. H. Ralph, of 26 Allen-street, East Fremantle- a son. Both well. (Reference)

1937 Death The Friends of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Ralph, of 26 Allen-street, East Fremantle, are respectfully informed that the remains of their late dearly beloved Son, Neil, will be privately interred in the Roman Catholic Cemetery Karrakatta...(Reference)

1943  Mr and Mrs A. Hicks, of 26 Allen-street, East Fremantle, wish to announce the engagement of their eldest daughter, Beryl Jean, AAMWS to Sgt William Joseph (Bill) Holloway, AIF, eldest son of Mrs F. Holloway, of 3 Silas-street, East Fremantle.  (Reference)

1947  Marriage On January 4, at St. John's Church, Fremantle, Raymond Alexander Horrocks, of 14 Tareena street, Nedlands, to Beryl Jean, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Hicks, of 26 Allen-street, East Fremantle. (Reference)

1947 Mr. and Mrs. A. Hicks of 26 Allen street. East Fremantle have much pleasure in announcing the engagement of their youngest daughter Violet Betty to Maurice Victor (Maurie), eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Bridger, of Rivervale. (Reference)

RESIDENTS

1914 - 1918: Lehmann, Lieut. Benjamin C.

1919: Reid, Henry

1920: Taylor, --

1921 - 1922: McMinn, Stanley R.

1923: Rome, Richard

1924: Bale, Frederick William

1925 - 1926: Richardson, Herbert Bede

1927 - 1929: Lehmann, Mrs E. J.

1930: Vacant

1931 - 1932: Harrison, Arnold

1933 - 1935: Winter, Reginald

1935 - 1937: Cox, Oswald F.

1937 - 1941: Ralph, Arthur A.

1941 - 1945: O'Brien, Mrs S.

1946 - 1949: Hicks, Alex

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