28 King Street

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ARCHITECTURE

Federation / Regency Influences

No. 28 (Previously known as No. 58) King Street is a single storey cottage constructed in brick and render with a hipped corrugated iron roof. It is a simple expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is symmetrically planned with a central door and hopper light flanked by sidelights and windows. The facade features a full width bullnosed roofed verandah supported on turned timber posts. 

HISTORY

1927 - FUNERAL NOTICE - HARKEN - The Friends of the late John William Harken, Engine-driver, W.A.G.R., of 58 King-street, East Fremantle, and late of Kalgoorlie, are respectfully invited to follow his remains to the place of interment, the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Fremantle. (reference)

1945 - DEATH NOTICE - COURTNEY - East Fremantle Accident. When he was struck by a utility truck as he alighted from a tram about 9.10 pm on Monday, Michael John Courtney (45), single, of 28 King-street, East Fremantle, was killed almost instantly. (reference)

1946 - DEATH NOTICE - COURTNEY - On June 7, at Fremantle, John Courtney, of 28 King Street, East Fremantle, husband of the late Mary Courtney and dearly beloved father of Margaret (Mrs B. Melbourne), Mary (Mrs G. Day), Kathleen (Mrs W. Day), Eileen (Mrs R. Middleton), and the late Michael. Aged 80 years. R.I.P. (reference)

1952 - CLEGG: On April 8, at Repatriation Hospital. Hollywood, Percival James, dearly beloved brother and brother-in-law of Eva and Hugh Brown. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1920: Clegg, Percival James

1929 - 1930: Samuels, Mrs Phyllis

1931 - 1932: Berry, Albert G.

1941 - 1944: Day, George

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