32 King Street

32 King Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Federation
Domestic Carpenter Villa w Queen Anne Influences

No. 32 (previously was no. 70) King Street is a single storey cottage constructed in timber framing and weatherboard cladding with a hipped and gabled corrugated iron roof. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a thrust gable bay and part width skillion verandah. The place is consistent with the pattern of development in Plympton and plays an important role in the pattern of development of a working class suburb.

HISTORY

1929 New car registrations 25818: G. Owen, 70 King-street, East Fremantle, Ford. (reference)

1933 The engagement is announced of Claire, second youngest daughter of the late Mrs. Lucy Martin and Mr. James Martin, of 70 King-street, East Fremantle (formerly of York), to William David Whittingham, of 23 Palmerston-street, Perth (reference)

1938 Testimonial for AMIR H. SHAH, The Healer, Indian Specialist In Herbs: Dear Sir, It gives me great pleasure to let you know that since taking your treatment I have been completely cured of a terrible cough and susceptibility to colds. I suffered every winter for about 16 years and went to country doctors, public hospitals, specialists in the Terrace, and last winter went under X-Ray, but the doctors failed to alleviate the cough in any way. I was given the "usual dope" and was a great patron of the "chemist", but I must say your treatment was entirely different. On the way back to see you I was asked twice whether or not I had consumption, and after visiting you I coughed all the way back, until I was almost exhausted. I took a dose of your medicine and can truthfully say I have never coughed since that night nor have I had any sign of a cold. Thanking you again for your wonderful treatment. I am, yours fraternally, B. Bell. 70 King-street, East Fremantle. (reference)

1945 Death - On February 15, at Beaconsfield, Hannah Bella Lamont, of 32 King-street, East Fremantle, widow of the late Adam Lamont, and loving sister of Ada (Mrs Fathers, Geraldton) and Laura (Mrs Marie, Melbourne); aged 84 years. Peacefully sleeping. (reference)

1947 Birth - On May 16, at St. Helen's Hospital, East Fremantle, to Mr. and Mrs. Geoff Taylor, of 32 King-street, East Fremantle—a son (Donald). (reference)

RESIDENTS

1912 - 1940: Lamont, Adam

1941 - 1944: Lamont, Mrs Annabella

1945: Lamont

1947: Taylor, Geoff

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