60 Allen Street

60 Allen Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

No 60 Allen Street is a single storey house constructed in tuck pointed brickwork with a hipped and gable corrugated iron roof. It is a fine expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a full width return verandah. The verandah is set on posts. There is a central door and hopper light flanked by sidelights and single pane, double hung French sash windows. The roofscape features a pair of rendered chimneys.

HISTORY

1920  Lieut. Commander Barlee, 2nd Naval Officer at Fremantle, is going East shortly...(reference)

1921 Mr. Alan Barlee, a Sydney native, who is well known in Western Australia, has had the good fortune to win the first prize in the big Shanghai lottery. Mr Barlee, who was a lieutenant commander in the Australian Navy during the war, went to Kobe, Japan, last year to take up an appointment  with a shipbuilding company Mr. Barlee cabling to her brother, Mr. A. H.O'Connor, of Sydney, states that the prize is worth 'many thousands' and that she and her husband intend returning to Australia next March. (reference)

1930 - Mrs. Horace Jones, of Allen-street, East Fremantle, with her children, is holidaying at Kalamunda. (Reference)

1933 Funeral- The Friends of the late Mr. Horace Russell Jones, of Messrs. Jones Bros., grocers, Victoria-avenue, North Fremantle, and late 60 Allen-street, East Fremantle, are respectfully informed that his remains will be interred in the Church of England portion of the Karrakatta Cemetery. The Funeral will leave his late residence, 196 Canning-road, East Fremantle,  (Reference)

1936 Funeral- The Friends of the late Mr. GEORGE PATRICK FOLEY, commission agent, of High-street, Fremantle, and of 60 Allen-street, East Fremantle, formerly of the A.I.F., are respectfully informed that his remains will be interred in the Roman Catholic portion of the Fremantle Cemetery...(Reference)

1945 - Boy Hurt On Way To School- While on his way to school about 9 a.m. today Geoffrey Wallis (about eight) of Allen Street, East Fremantle, was struck by a motor truck at the corner of Tamar and Adrian Streets, Palmyra. He was taken by St. John ambulance to Fremantle Hospital suffering from abrasions, concussion and shock and later was transferred to a private hospital in East Fremantle. Truck was driven by cartage contractor K. Best, of Wattle Grove. (Reference)

RESIDENTS

1916: Barlee, Allan

1917 - 1918: Barlee, Lieut-Commander Allan

1919 - 1932: Jones, Horace R.

1933 - 1936: Foley, George

1936 - 1937: Vacant

1937 - 1938: Kelly, William

1938 - 1949: Wallis, Roy

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