38 King Street

38 King Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Federation / Domestic Carpenter

No. 38 (previously known as no. 76) 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 that has been adapted. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a part width bullnosed verandah. The verandah is supported by turned timber posts. There is a central door and hopper light flanked by picture windows and double hung sash windows. 

HISTORY

1904 Hyong Leo was charged with having neglected to keep his premises of 76 King-street in a clean state. These premises, according to Health Inspector Sheldon, were used for gambling purposes. There were offensive smells arising from the rear premises and they constituted a nuisance. A fine of £3 and costs was imposed. Baby Sang, of 78 King-street, was charged with a similar offence. These premises were also in a very unclean state. A fine of £4 and costs was imposed. (reference)

1914 Death, at her late residence, No. 76 King-street East Fremantle, Ann, relict of the late Thomas Wingate, aged 71 years. (reference)

AIF 1914, BATHGATE Archibald George (Regimental number 1905) Occupation Moulder, 38 King St, Age at embarkation 27. Next of kin father David Bathgate, Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 26 April 1915 AIF Record

1918 Birth - BATHGATE (nee Nurse Mitchell). - On November 7, to Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Bathgate, 76 King-street, East Fremantle - a daughter (premature). Both well. (reference)

1930 Death. In ever loving memory of my dear husband Edward (Ted) Fisher , late 28th and 18/27 Battalion, who passed away at 76 King-street, East Fremantle, on January 23, 1930. Memories, old pal. Inserted by his loving wife, Rose Fisher. (reference)

1951 Death of Mrs. McBEAN: On June 20, 1951, at Perth, Mary McBean, of 38 King-street, East Fremantle, widow of the late John McBean, formerly of 11 Barnett-street, Fremantle, loving mother of Ruby (Mrs. D. Matthews), Catherine (Mrs. L. Fogerty), Jessie (Mrs. J. Modra), Lilian (Mrs. D. Kenworthy) and Douglas McBean; aged 83 years. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1912 - 1915: Wingate, Thomas

1916 - 1917: Rowland, William

1918: Vacant

1919: Bathgate, Archibald G.

1920: Seale, Mrs Lily

1921: Lynn, Herbert George

1922: Taylor, Frank

1923: Taylor, Alfred Frank

1924 - 1932: Fisher, Edward

1933 - 1939: Fisher, Mrs Rose H.

1939 - 1941: Stevens, Mrs E.

1941 - 1944: Huxtable, Howard

1951: McBean, Mary

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