35 Fortescue Street

35 Fortescue Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Inter-War Bungalow w Federation Influences

No 35 Fortescue Street is a single storey house constructed in painted brick and rendered brick with a hipped corrugated iron roof. It is a fine expression of the Inter-War Bungalow style. The front elevation is symmetrically planned with a central door flanked by sets of casement windows. The facade features a full width skillion roof verandah supported on timber posts with brackets. A vertical timber balustrade spans between the posts. A feature of the house is its gabled verandah entry. There are concrete steps going from the verandah to the garden. The roofscape features a rendered chimney. The sills are rendered and there is a rendered string course.

HISTORY

1938 King -On January 8, at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. G. McBean, 72 Mary-street, Beaconsfield, Ethelinda Florence, dearly beloved mother of Charles Franklin King, mother-in-law of Dellar and grandmother of Arthur and Alan King, of 35  Fortescue-street, East Fremantle. (reference)

1941-On May 24, at Fremantle, George (Guy), loved brother of Charles, brother-in-law of Della and uncle of Arthur and Alan King, of 35 Fortescue-street, East Fremantle: aged 36 years.(reference)

1944 The engagement Is announced of Doreen Margaret Jeanes (AWAS), only daughter of Mrs E. P. Graetz, South Australia to Arthur Charles King (AIF), elder son of Mr and Mrs C. F. King. 35 Fortescue-street. East Fremantle.(reference)

1944: DEATH On August 2, at Waddell-road, Bicton (suddenly), Thomas Robert, loving father of Dellar (Mrs Charles King, 35 Fortescue-street, East Fremantle), father-in-law of Charlie, grandpa of Arthur (AIF) and Alan (RAN) (reference)

1950 FREMANTLE POLICE ILLEGAL SMOKING: A fine of £1 with 4/ costs was imposed on Charles King, of Fortescue-street,  East Fremantle, for having contravened the Fremantle Harbour Trust regulations by smoking in C shed, Victoria Quay on April 26. He admitted the offence. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1929 - 1949: King, Charles

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