6 Irwin Street

6 Irwin Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Inter-War Bungalow

No 6 Irwin Street is a single storey house constructed in rendered brick with a hipped and gabled corrugated iron roof. It is an expression of the Inter-War Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a gabled thrust bay and a part width skillion roofed verandah. The verandah is supported on timber posts. The half-timbered gable bay features a set of casement windows under a sunhood. There is a central door and hopper light flanked by sidelights and a set of casement windows. The place was originally brick and rendered brick. It has since been rendered.

HISTORY

AIF 1919, Percival James Clegg Served in the AIF. He enlisted from 92 East St, East Fremantle and lived at this address after the war. (Reference). He was a travelling salesman. His name can be found on the East Fremantle Municipality Roll of Honour 

1932 - For Sale -HALL STAND (Oak), oval mirror, box drawer. Apply No. 6 Irwin-st, East Fremantle. (Reference)

1932 - Auction- Household furniture, etc., 6 Irwin-st., East Fremantle...(Reference)

1950 -For sale WIRELESS, Stromberg Carlson, personal portable, latest model. 6 Irwin-st., East Fremantle. (Reference)

1951 -The marriage of Edna, younger daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. Reardon, of 6 Irwin-street, East Fremantle, to James McGlynn, Fremantle, will take place at St. John's Church, Fremantle, at 4.30 p.m. today. (Reference)

1951 - For sale CHEV. 4, 1927, ENGINE sound, good tyres, side curtains, £145. 6 Irwin-st., East F'tle (Reference)

RESIDENTS

1923 - 1925: Clegg, Percival James

1926 - 1949: Reardon, D.

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