38 Hubble Street

38 Hubble Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Inter War

Simple Porch House w Queen Anne / Austerity Influences

No 38 (previously known as No 70) Hubble Street is a single story cottage constructed in rendered masonry with a hipped tiled roof. The place is an example of a Federation Bungalow adapted in the Post-World War II period. It is asymmetrically planned with a thrust bay and part width skillion roofed verandah. The verandah is supported on timber posts. The entrance has been relocated to the side of the thrust bay. The thrust bay features a sliding window. Almost all openings have been re-worked to include casement and picture windows.

HISTORY

1917: Death Arthur Victor HUMPHRIES, dearly beloved husband of May, and father of Victor and William, and step-father of Charles, Reginald, and Irene, of 70 Hubble-street, East Fremantle. (Reference)

1919 Influenza death- On the 30 August There was a substantial rise in the number of new cases of influenza reported to the health authorities yesterday, the total being 17, compared with 11 on the  previous day. The deaths, on the other hand, fell from eight to three. Eliza M. Humphrys, of 70 Hubble-street. East Fremantle, died at the Alma-road hospital, while a lady resident of Mt. Lawley, and John Woodthorpe, of 403 Oxford-street Leederville, died at the Perth Public Hospital. Of the new cases 17 came from various parts of the municipality of Perth, six from Fremantle, and one each from Maylands, Midland Junction, Subiaco and Osborne Park. (Reference)

1933- Funeral The friends of the late Mr. James Williams, of 70 Hubble street East Fremantle, are respectfully informed that his remains will be privately interred in the Church of England portion of the Fremantle Cemetery (Reference)

1933 Vehicle registration- 30.464: Miss Mamie Williams, 70 Hubble-street, East Fremantle, Ford. W.A.G. 270: P.W. Dept., Hydraulic Engineer, Ford wagon. (Reference)

1937 Car transfer- 4979, Miss M. E. Williams, 70 Hubble-street, East Fremantle, Austin.4979, Austin. (Reference)

1939: Funeral The Friends of the late Mrs. Ada Elizabeth Williams, of 70 Hubble street. East Fremantle and widow of the late James John Williams are respectfully informed that her remains will be interred in the Church of England portion of the Fremantle Cemetery. (Reference)

1942- Death On July 19 at Fremantle, Isabella Mills, dearly beloved wife of Joseph Stephenson Mills, of 38 Hubble-street, East Fremantle, and loving mother of Paul, William, Charles, Mavis and Nancy Johnson: aged 51 years. (Reference)

RESIDENTS

1908 - 1911: Bourke, James W.

1912 - 1914: Thomas, Robert W.

1915: Eassie, Reginald J.

1917 - 1920: Humphries, Mrs. May

1921 - 1928: Williams, James

1929 - 1940: Williams, Mrs Elizabeth

1940 - 1942: Hansen, Oliver

1942 - 1945: Mills, Mrs. Isabella

1946 - 1947: Bill, Henry V.

1949: Bill, Mrs. Mavis J.

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