82 East Street

82 East Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

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Skillion Domestic Carpenter

No. 82 (previously was no. 118) East street is a house constructed in timber framing and jarrah weatherboard cladding with skillion corrugated iron roofs. It is a complex example of a simple timber residence. There have been several additions over a number of occasions. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with 'picture' windows to the north and a small veranda to the south. The house steps back in numerous layers.
Notwithstanding numerous overlays 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.

HISTORY

Research on the history of this property is currently under way by the Museum of Perth in partnership with the Town of East Fremantle. If you have any stories or information about this property, please contribute it in the comments below.

RESIDENTS

1908: Smith Thomas

1909 - 1920: Ramsay, George R.

1921: Jones, Thomas H.

1922 - 1926: McCorkindale, George B.

1927: Hird, Thomas

1928: Black, Roy

1929 - 1932: Rowe, John

1933 - 1940: Cooper, Alfred

1940 - 1941: Reid, Mrs Annie

1941 - 1942: Harrison, Thomas

1942 - 1943: Vacant

1944 - 1949: Shier, Mrs Roma

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