29 Hubble Street

29 Hubble Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Interwar, Bungalow Porch House w Art Deco Influences

No 29 (previously known as No 59) Hubble Street is a single storey house constructed in timber framing and weatherboard cladding with a hipped corrugated iron roof. The place is asymmetrically planned with a thrust bay and part width verandah. The verandah is supported on fluted concrete stanchions and masonry piers over a brick paved floor. The front facade features some replacement openings including a central door flanked by multi-pane windows. The thrust bay features an original window. It is a picture window flanked by single pane double hung sash windows.

HISTORY

AIF 1915, CLAYTON Frederick Charles (Regimental number 2643) Occupation Motor mechanic, 29 Hubble Street, East Fremantle, Single, Age at embarkation 23. Next of kin Colonel H W Clayton AIF Record 

1917 The engagement is announced of Miss Victoria Jenkins, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Tester, of 59 Hubble-street, East Fremantle, to Pte. Leo. Treasure, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Treasure, of "Glenbourn," Kojonup. (reference)

1918 MARRIAGE On June 3, 1918, at St. Patrick's Church, Fremantle, by the Rev. J. Neville, Corporal Leo E. Treasure (Home Service, late of the 16th Battalion), eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Treasure, Glenburn, Kojonup, Western Australia, to Victoria R. Jenkins, eldest daughter of Mrs. H. Tester, and stepdaughter of Mr. K. Tester, of 59 Hubble-street, East Fremantle. (reference)

1933 DEATH  On December 10 at Fremantle Hospital, George, dearly beloved husband of Mary Ann Higham, of 59 Hubble-street, East Fremantle, and loving father of George, Jack and Alf Higham; aged 80 years. (reference)

1935 DEATH OF YOUNG INDIAN: Sarkar was fatally injured when he was pinned beneath a motorcycle he was riding which collided with two pedestrians at the corner of Carrington street and Canning-road, Palmyra, about 12.15 a.m. on December 80. Patrick S. Linto, clerk, of 115 Hubble-street, East Fremantle, one of the pedestrians with whom Sarkar collided, said he was walking along Canning-road in the direction of Fremantle in company with Raymond A. Heaperman, of 59 Hubble-street, East Fremantle. When approaching Carrington street he heard a motorcycle coming from behind... (reference)

1935  When a motor truck driven by Robert Weld of 101 Douro-road, South Fremantle, collided with a bicycle ridden by Royston Heaperman (24) of 59 Hubble-street, East Fremantle, at the corner of East and Dorothy-streets, East Fremantle, this afternoon the cyclist received a fractured right ankle and abrasions to the face and hands. (reference)

1935 FUNERAL The Members of the above are respectfully informed that the remains of their late Comrade, Mr. Henry Brown (Heaperman), of 59 Hubble-street, East Fremantle, will be interred in the Church of England portion of the Fremantle Cemetery. (reference)

1938 DEATH On February 26 at Fremantle, Mary Ann Higham, of 14 Wray-avenue, Fremantle, widow of the late George Higham, late of 59 Hubble-street, East Fremantle, loving mother of George, Jack and Alf Higham; aged 74 years. (reference)

1945 DEATH On June 7, at Woodbridge Home, Guildford,Eleonore Walter, late of 29 Hubble-street, East Fremantle, loved mother of Adelaide (Mrs Walker), mother-in-law of James and grandmother of Stella, Charles and Sydney; aged 85 years. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1908 - 1914: Power, William

1915: Walker, William T.

1916 - 1920: Tester, Henry A.

1921 - 1924: Higham, George  

1925 - 1940: Higham, George & (Off) (Thurley Bros. fuel)

1940 - 1947: Walker, James W.

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