77 Fraser Street

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ARCHITECTURE

Inter-War, Bungalow Porch House

No 77 Fraser Street is a single storey house constructed in rendered brick with a hipped corrugated iron roof. It is an expression of the Inter-War Porch style. It is asymmetrically composed with a thrust bay and a hip roofed porch. The porch is supported on stout square columns. A masonry balustrade spans between the columns. The porch roof extends over the thrust bay. The thrust bay features a set of casement and fixed light windows. A long flight of masonry stairs leads from the porch down to the garden. There is a central door flanked by casement and fixed light windows.

HISTORY

1921 Theft. Edward Hoyles was charged with having stolen a suitcase containing clothing, a rag and a mackintosh, of the total value of £16 11s., the property of J. Barley. Mr. F. G. Unmack represented the accused, who admitted the offence (reference)

1945 Death- On December 21 at East Fremantle. Gary Francis dearly beloved son of Francis and Jessie Hicks of 77 Fraser-street. East Fremantle; aged 4 weeks...(reference)

1946 Western mail Junior members- LORIS HICKS (77 Fraser-street, East Fremantle) Have received your entry in the painting competition, dear, and also entered your name in the Birthday Book...(reference)

RESIDENTS

1941 - 1942: Hicks, W.

1942 - 1946: Winstone, James J.

1947: Hicks, Frank

1949: Hoyles, Edward

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