35 King Street

35 King Street (map)


Federation / Domestic Carpenter w Georgian Influences

No. 35 (previously was no. 79) King Street is a single storey cottage constructed in timber framing and weatherboard cladding with a 'M' format 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 single pane double hung sash windows. The facade features a full width bullnosed verandah supported on timber posts. 


1908 Harold Martin, a lad aged 15, stated that about 1 p.m. on April 2 he was driving, along the bank of the river at Richmond, near the bridge. He saw a hat in the water and stopped with the intention of getting it. When he approached the water he noticed the body of a boy a few yards from the bank. He called a man named Gourley, who was passing, and between them they brought the body to the shore. (reference)

AIF 1917, GRADY Maurice (Regimental number 7670) Occupation Miner, 35 King Street, East Fremantle, Age at embarkation 44. Next of kin brother James Grady
NAA Record  AIF Record 

1930 Death. The Friends of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Martin, are respectfully notified that the remains of their late beloved infant daughter, Doreen Shirley and fond sister of Kenneth and Harold, will be interred in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Fremantle. The Funeral is appointed to leave their residence, No. 79 King-street, East Fremantle. (reference)

1934 Death at Fremantle Hospital. Maxwell Lawrence, dearly beloved infant son of Mr. and. Mrs. H. G. Martin, 79 King street, East Fremantle, loving brother of Harold; Kenneth, Doreen (deceased) and Stanley. (reference)

1947 Harold Mervyn Martin (23), unemployed, of King-street, East Fremantle, was fined £20 and his driver's licence was cancelled for six months- speeding and driving under the influence. (reference)

1950 Robert William Armstrong (4 years old), received abrasions when he was knocked down by a car near his home in King-street, East Fremantle, about 4.30 p.m, yesterday. The car was driven by Harold George Martin, also of King street. (reference)

On the Electoral Roll 1963, 3 Martins are still residing at 35 King street. By 1980, just Harold Mervyn Martin residing at 35 King street.


1912 - 1917: Grady, James

1918: Linto, Patrick J.

1919 - 1921: Glifus, Louis

1922 - 1963: Martin, Harold George

1980: Harold Mervyn Martin