79 Hubble Street

79 Hubble Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Federation / Domestic Carpenter w Georgian Influences

No 79 (previously known as No 149) Hubble Street is a single story house constructed in timber framing and weatherboard cladding with a hipped corrugated iron roof. It is a simple restored residence in the Federation Bungalow style. The place is symmetrically planned with a central door and hopper light flanked by sidelights and single pane double hung casement windows. The facade features a full width bullnose roofed verandah supported on turned timber posts. A replacement vertical timber balustrade is fitted between the posts.

HISTORY

1914 - In loving memory of Herbert Charles Caple, who departed this life on August 22, 1913, 149 Hubble street, East Fremantle. A son we loved is gone, His fond, true heart is still; His hands that often helped us so, Lie now in death's cold chill. - Inserted by his loving parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. Caple, and family. (Reference)

1930 - The Friends of the late Mr. WILLIAM CAPLE (Bill), of the W.A. Government Railways, Goods Department, North Fremantle, are respectfully invited to follow his remains to the place of interment, the Church of England Cemetery, Fremantle. The Funeral will leave his late residence 149 Hubble-street, East Fremantle, tomorrow (Thursday) afternoon, at 2 o'clock, arriving at the Cemetery at 2.15 p.m. (Reference)

1933 - The engagement is announced of Phyllis, third daughter of Air. and Mrs. W. E. R, Hill, of 33 Thompson-road, North Fremantle, to Arthur, youngest son of Airs, and the late Air. W. Capfe, of 149 Hubble street. East Fremantle. (Reference)

1935 - On October 27. at 149 Hubble-street, Fremantle. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Caple — gave birth to a daughter (Valerie Ethel). (Reference)

1939 Cases at Fremantle- The following penalties were imposed by Mr. H. J. Craig, S.M., in the Fremantle Police Court yesterday on persons charged with having used premises as common betting houses at the addresses named: Bert Caple (32), motor driver, George-street, East Fremantle...(reference)

RESIDENTS

1909 - 1930: Caple, William

1931 - 1932: Vacant

1933 - 1940: Caple, Mrs Ellen & Brandon, Arthur

1940 - 1942: Caple, Walter J. & Brandon, Arthur

1942 - 1949: Caple, Walter J. & Brandon, Mrs E. M.

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