68 Allen Street

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ARCHITECTURE

Aesthetic & Representative

No. 68 Allen Street is a single storey house constructed in painted brick and rendered bands with a hipped and gabled tiled roof. It is a fine expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with thrust gable bay and a full width return hip roofed verandah. The verandah is set on timber posts. An elaborate wrought iron balustrade spans between the posts. The thrust bay features a set of three casement windows. There is a central door and hopper light flanked by sidelights and a set of three casement windows. A set of concrete stairs leads from the verandah to the garden. The roofscape features a pair of chimneys.

HISTORY

1927 -Death  On December 24, at his residence, Stirling, 68 Allen-street, East Fremantle, William Whidby, beloved husband of Florence Ethel and fond father of Allen, late of Goode, Durrant and Co., Stella and Beryl; passed away at the age of 57. (Reference)

1927 The Friends of the late Mr. William Whidby Chipper, formerly secretary Fremantle Starr Bowkett Society, Fremantle, and late of 68 Allen street, East Fremantle, are respectfully invited to follow his remains to the place of interment, the Church of England portion of the Karrakatta Cemetery. The Funeral is appointed to leave his late residence, 68 Allen Street, East Fremantle...(Reference)

A Starr-Bowkett Society was a co-operative, non-profit financial institution that provided interest-free loans to its members and operated on the principle of mutual self-help. Popular in Australia from the late 19th century until the early to mid 20th century, and possibly an inspiration for modern micro-credit movements, they no longer exist.

1928 - Car registration 18503 Miss Stella Chipper, 68 Allen-street, East Fremantle, Austin seven. (Reference)

1929 -Auction Thursday Feb 21 AT 68 ALLEN-STREET, EAST FREMANTLE. MESSRS. J. J. and F. G. HIGHAM have received from Mrs. W. Chipper instructions to SELL by PUBLIC AUCTION:A CHOICE LOT OF HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE...(Reference)

1935 - Car registration 8601, Mr. C. E. Steenholdt, 68 Allen-street, East Fremantle, Chevrolet. (Reference)

1941 -Auction- Wed June 18  No. 68 ALLEN-STREET. EAST FREMANTLE- SALE OF CONTENTS OF FIVE ROOMS. CONIGRAVE & CO. have received instructions from the owner to SELL the whole of the HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE and EFFECTS as above: PIANO (EMIL KARLENZE). 3-PCE GENOA VELVET LOUNGE SUITE...(Reference)

1947 - MOSMAN Park Parents and Citizen Association Result of Raffle Xmas Stocking: Winner No. 730, Jim Gardlner, 68 Allen-street, East Fremantle. F. J. Mann, Hon. Sec. (Reference)

RESIDENTS

1918 - 1924: Furlong, Alfred William

1925 - 1928: Chipper, William Whidby

1929 - 1937: Steinholdt, Claude A.

1937 - 1942: Laming, James H.

1942 - 1949: Gardner, William

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