33 Bedford Street

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No 33 Bedford Street is a single storey house constructed in brickwork with a hipped and gable corrugated iron roof. It is a fine expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is symmetrically planned with a full width, return bull nose roofed verandah. The verandah is set on turned timber posts with a gable marking the entry. The verandah has been extended to the north to act as a carport. There is a central door and hopper light flanked by side lights and double hung sash windows. The roofscape features a render capped chimney.


1904 BIRTH.WALSH. On Saturday, September 24; at Wesley Manse, East Fremantle, the wife of the Rev. J. A.Walsh  a son. Both doing well.

1915 Fremantle Word Building Competition.The judge who had charge of the word building competitions held in connection with the Silver Chain fete has completed his difficult task, and has announced his awards as follows:-First prize, Tom Finch, Wesley Manse, East Fremantle,6.474 words; second, F. Finch, Wesley Manse.

1915 MARRIAGES.JONES CLAXTON. On Jan.6th, at Wesley Manse. East Fremantle, by the Rev. F. S. Finch,Samuel Jones, late of Great Boulder Proprietary G. M. , Ltd., to Elsie, fourth daughter of G.and A. E. Claxton, of Wittenoom street, Boulder.

1917 SALE OF HIGH-CLASS FURNITURE Messrs. Leamonth, Duffy and Co. will submit to auction at the Wesley Manse, Fremantle, on account of Dr.Morgan Richards, on Thursday next, a collection of high-class furniture in walnut, oak, rosewood, etc. A magnificent U.G. piano and a motor car will also be submitted. Catalogues are now ready, and may be obtained from the auctioneers, 35 Henry street, Fremantle. Inspection, 2.30 to 5.30 on Wednesday.

1931 CUTTS.  The Friends of the late Mr. Charles C. Cutts, of the Wesley Manse, East Fremantle, formerly of North Perth, and Northam are respectfully invited to follow his remains to the place of interment, the Methodist portion of the .Karrakatta Cemetery. The Funeral is appointed to leave his private residence, Wesley Manse, 33 Bedford-street, East Fremantle, at 1.30 o'clock THIS (Thursday) AFTERNOON, arriving at the Cemetery at 2.20 o'clock. Friends wishing to attend the Funeral may proceed by the train leaving Fremantle at 1.50 p.m., and Perth at 2.5 p.m. ARTHUR J. PURSLOWE, Undertaker, 20 Angove-street, North Perth, 664 Newcastle-street, and James-street, Guildford. Tel. B2649.

1931 EAST FREMANTLE METHODIST CIRCUIT. CUTTS. — The Officers and Members of above, are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of their late minister, Mr. Charles.Cutts, at the place of interment, the Methodist portion, Karrakatta Cemetery THIS (Thursday) AFTERNOON. The Funeral will leave Wesley Manse, 33 Bedford-street, East Fremantle, at 1.30 p.m.

1934 GIRL, local, assist all housework, evenings free, sleep home. Apply Tuesday, Wednesday mornings. 33 Bedford-st., East Fremantle.

1935 CLAREMONT to East Fremantle, Five, Six Room Brick House, good locality, lengthy term arranged. Moore, 33 Bedford-fit. East Fremantle.

1942 SMITH.---On October 26, 1942, at Midland Junction. Thomas. Richard Smith, of Glen Forrest and Goomaling. Beloved husband of the late Julla. fond father of Alice (Mrs A. EI. Colthard), Emma(Mrs W. Coulthard). George, Thomas (deceased). Albert (deceased). Lucy (Mrs F. James), Edwin, Lillian (Mrs H. Wood), Hector and LeslIe; aged 80 Pearse At rest
SMITH -On October 26, at St Andrew's Hospital Midland Junction, Thomas Richard, loved lather of Rev F. H. ant Lucy May James, grandfather of Ella. George (RAAFP). Ivy and Dorothea. of Wesley Manse. East Fremantle. SMITH.-On October 26, 1942 at Midland Perth. Peacefully sleeping. SMITH.--On October 2 at York, Esther Ann. dearly loved mother of Esther.mother-in-law of Herman (Harry) Lawson. of Bassendean. loving.Gran of Ethel (Mrs Cook. York). Maggie (Mrs Newman, Bayswater), May (Greenmount) Clareo Jean, Ivy, Kerms Msbel Joe and Fred; great-grandmother of Helen. Joyce and Peter Newman. Nancy and Dorothy Cook.

1943 MINISTER HURT Thirty-four-year-old Methodist minister Frank Wilmot of 33 Bedford Street, East Fremantle. was severely injured about 10 a.m. today when a bicycle he was riding collided with a motor truck. Mr Wilmot was admitted to Fremantle Hospital suffering from a possible fractured pelvis, lacerations to the face, concussion and an injury to the spine. He was cycling down Osborne Road, East Fremantle when his machine collided at the corner of Canning Highway with a motor truck driven by Jack F. Strother of Jandakot.

1943 JAMES.--On' April 2, 1943, at East Fremantle. Edith May, widow of the late John Henry (Harry) James. of Manjimup. loving mother of Elsie (Mrs A. Logan), Pat. Charlie and Betty. darling Nanna of Ross, and mother-in-law of All; aged 52 years. JAMES.--On April 2, 1943, at East Fremantle, Edith May James. of Manjimup, loved daughter of Frederick Charles Watson, late of the Fremantle Harbour Trust. Electrical Department; aged 52 years.
JAMES.--On April 2, 1943, at East Fremantle, Edith May James, dearly loved sister of Harold Watson. of 41 Murray road. Blecton, and sister-in-law of Agnes" aged 52 years.
JAMES.-On April 2, 1943, at East Fremantle. Edith May James, late of Manjimup, dearly loved sister of Katoleenl (Mrs Reg Wardle. 64 Dalgety-street, East Fremantle, and loving aunt of Reg. Keith (RAAF) and Lurline; aged 83 So dearly loved, so sadly missed.
JAMES.--On April 2. 1943, at East Fremantle. Edith May James, fond sister in-law of the Rev F. E. and Mrs James. of 33 Bedford-street. East Fremantle aged 52 years.

1947 DEATH: JONES (Harriet Hastings).—On January 23, at Fremantle, of Methodist Manse, 33 Bedford-st, East Fremantle, loved sister of Phebe (Miss Mackie, Albany), Horace (Queensland), Edgar (Sydney). "At Rest." THANKS

Have much pleasure in announcing the 25th Anniversary of their Marriage. which was solemnised by the Rev Milton R. Maley at Albany, on April 9. 1920. Present address. 33. Bedford street, East Fremantle.

1947 JONES.—On January 23. 1947. at Fremantle, Harriet Hastings Jones, of the Methodist Manse, 33 Bedford-street. East Fremantle, dearly beloved wife of Rev. George Ernest Jones, loving mother of Lloyd and Dwight. fond sister of Phebe (Miss Mackie. Albany). He giveth His beloved sleep.
JONES.—On January 21, 1947, at his residence, Cowcowing, William Wallace Jones, husband of the late Margaret Mary Jones and fond father of Mona, Athol, Alma and William; father-in-law of Gwen and Jean, and grandfather of Kevin. Brian, Murray and Marlene; aged 82 years


1914: Hocking Rev. Raymond (Meth)

1915 - 1918: Finch, Rev. Frederick S. (Meth)

1919 - 1920: Mason, Rev. R. H. (Meth)

1921 - 1924: Faull, Rev. H. (Meth)

1925 - 1926: Pearson, Rev. H. (Meth)

1927 - 1932: Wesley, Manse

1933 - 1934: Bryan, Aidan

1935 - 1942: Moore, James G.

1942 - 1943: James, Rev. F. E. (Meth)

1944: -

1945 - 1946: Wilmot, Frank

1947 - 1949: Jones, Rev. G. E. (Pres)

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