42 King Street

42 King Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Federation / Regency Influences Domestic Carpenter

No. 42 (previously known as No. 84) 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 with later modifications. The front elevation is symmetrically planned with a central door flanked by sidelights and double hung sash windows. The facade features a full width hipped roof verandah supported on timber posts.

HISTORY

1907 Second prize goes to Mrs. P. Gordon, 84 King-street, East Fremantle, for recipe for RICH PLUM CAKE. (reference)

1913 The Friends of the late Mr. Peter Gordon, of the Loco Shops, W.A. Government Railways, Midland Junction, and of No. 84 King-street, East Fremantle, are respectfully invited to follow his remains to the place of interment, the Presbyterian portion of the Fremantle Cemetery. The Funeral is appointed to leave his late residence, No. 84 King-street, East Fremantle. (reference)

1918 In sad and loving memory of our dearly-loved husband and father, Peter Gordon, who departed this life suddenly on June 16, 1913, aged 58 years. In the lonely hours of thinking thoughts of you are ever dear. Inserted by his loving wife and sons, 84 King-street, East Fremantle. (reference)

1927 Death at her late residence, 84 King-street, East Fremantle, Charlotte, relict of the late Peter Gordon, and mother of Thomas, William and Kenneth Gordon; aged 66 years. (reference)

1950 Death of Baby Gordon /O'Bree: at Subiaco, Keith Gordon, dearly beloved infant grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon, 42 King-street, East Fremantle. Sweet little bud in heaven. (reference)

1987 Bankruptcy: Mark De San Miguel, of Thornlie, glazier. Formerly carrying on business on own account as 'Migs Glazing' at 42 King Street, East Fremantle. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1907 - 1917: Gordon, Mrs Peter

1918 - 1926: Gordon, Mrs Charlotte

1927: Vacant

1928 - 1929: Schofield, John

1935 - 1939: Gordon, R. K.

1939 - 1950: Gordon, Thomas

1987: Mark De San Miguel

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