No. 74 (previously was no. 160) Duke Street is a single-storey cottage of timber framing and weatherboard cladding with a hipped and gabled corrugated iron roof. There are later additions to the rear. It is a simple expression of the Federation Bungalow style.
The place is consistent with the pattern of development in Plympton and plays an important role in the pattern of development of a working class suburb.
1928 In sad but loving memory of Lyle Stanley, the dear son of Maurice and Mary Caldwell, fond brother of Maurice, George, Jack (deceased), Alex, Arnold, Maisie and Olive, who died result of injuries received on Stirling and High-streets, Fremantle, January 29, 1928. Aged 15½ years.
“Every night as the sun goes west,
We long for the boy we loved so well;
Called away from those who loved him,
Plucked like a flower in bloom.
So young, so bright, so happy;
Yet called away too soon.
Some may think you are forgotten, Lyle,
When they see us smile;
But one can never know the broken heart
That is hidden all the while”.
Inserted by his sorrowing parents, M. and M. Caldwell, East Perth. (reference)
1928 MR. and MRS. MAURICE CALDWELL and FAMILY, of 160 Duke-street, East Fremantle, desire to THANK their many kind friends and relations for letters, telegrams, cards and personal expressions of sympathy, floral and artificial tributes in their sudden sad bereavement; the Fremantle branch of A.L.P, the women's branch of A.L.P., the Hospital Auxiliary, Coastal Breweries' Union, Castlemaine Brewery Employees, Castlemaine Brewery Cricket Club, J. and W. Bateman, Ltd., Fremantle. They also wish to thank Drs. Baker, Tapper, and Kerr, and nursing staff of surgical ward of Fremantle Hospital, for the untiring attention to their dear son, Lyle Stanley. (reference)
1938 WESTERN AUSTRALIAN LOCOMOTIVE ENGINE DRIVERS, FIREMEN AND CLEANERS' UNION.—The Members of the above Union are respectfully requested to attend the Funeral of our late Member, Mr. Charles Herbert Harry. The Funeral is appointed to leave his late residence, 160 Duke-street, East Fremantle,Tuesday at 3.45 o'clock, arriving at the Fremantle Cemetery at 4.5 o'clock. (reference)
1953 Death On Oct. 11, at Fremantle Hospital, Gertrude Florence Harry, dearly beloved wife of the late Charles Herbert Harry, of 74 Duke-street, East Fremantle, dearly loved mother of Phyllis (Mrs. Lethridge), Irene (Mrs. C. Smith), May (Mrs. D. Cooper), Bill, Joyce (Mrs. T. Clayton) and Bert, fond mother-in-law of Toby, Clayton, Des, Olive and Theo, loved grandmother of ten grandchildren. At rest. (reference)
1915: Cross, Mrs A.
1916: Mathews, Alfred
1917: Smith, Herbert S.
1918: Cowie, Jason C.
1919: Pritchard, Henry T.
1920: Trauan, Herbert
1921 - 1924: Locke, A.
1925 - 1928: Caldwell, Maurice William
1933 - 1938: Harry, Charles H.
1939 - 1949: Harry, Mrs Gertrude