82 Glyde Street

82 Glyde Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Federation, Georgian Domestic Carpenter

No. 82 (previously was no. 156) Glyde street is a single storey cottage constructed in timber framing and weatherboard cladding with a hipped corrugated iron roof. It is a simple expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is symmetrically planned with a central door flanked by double hung sash windows. The facade features a full width skillion roofed verandah supported on timber posts.

HISTORY

AIF 1915, SIMM George Henry (Regimental number 157) Occupation Seaman, 82 Glyde St East Fremantle, Single, Age at embarkation 18. Next of kin Henry Sims, Father NAA Record  AIF Record 

1934: DEATH On January 1, at the residence of his parents, Keith Alexander, dearly beloved eldest son of William Henry and Margaret McNeill, of Waverley, 156 Glyde street, East Fremantle, and loving brother of Gladys, Evelyn, Marjorie, Allan and Verna; aged 23 years.…

1934: FUNERAL The Friends of the late Mr. KEITH ALEXANDER McNEILL, of Waverley, 156 Glyde-street, East Fremantle, and late of the Chief Mechanical Engineer's Office, W.A. Government Railways, Midland Junction, are respectfully informed that his remains will be interred in the Church of England portion of the Fremantle Cemetery. (reference) The deceased was born at Fremantle and had lived there all his life. After completing his education he joined the clerical branch of the Chief Mechanical Engineer's Department, West Australian Government Railways. Mr. McNeill showed great promise, was studious and was keenly interested in all he undertook. He was a member of the Pride of the West Lodge, P.A.F.S. The chief mourners: were Mr. and Mrs. W. H. McNeill (parents), Mr. W. A. McNeill (brother), the Misses G., E., M., and V. McNeill (sisters), Mesdames T. Bass and M. Cairncross (aunts) and Mr. C. P. Leicht (cousin)....Wreaths were sent by Chief Inspector Hunter and the staff of the police Traffic Department; Mr. and Mrs. Gregson and family and Mr. Sid Rowe; Mr. and Mrs. E. Pow and family; head office staff, Chief Mechanical Engineer's office; members of St. John's Tennis Club...(reference)

1940 DEATH May 15, at Beaconsfield, Evelyn Joyce, dearly loved second daughter of William Henry and Margaret McNeill, of 82 Glyde-street, East Fremantle, and loving sister of Gladys (Mrs. Dimond), Marjorie (Mrs. Treloar), Allan, Verna and the late Keith McNeill. (reference) PRIDE OF THE WEST LODGE, NO. 2. P.A.F.S.The Brethren of the above are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of their late Sister Evelyn Joyce McNeill, which will leave her home, Waverley, 82 Glyde street, East Fremantle (reference)

1950: DEATH On December 15, at his residence, 82 Glyde-street, East Fremantle, William Henry McNeill , dearly beloved husband of Margaret McNeill, loved father of Gladys (Mrs. Dimond), Marjorie, Allen, Verna (Mrs. C. Smith) and the late Evelyn and Keith, fond grandfather of Pamela; aged 70 years.(reference)

RESIDENTS

1914 - 1916: Simm, Mrs. J.

1917 - 1919: Simm, Henry

1920 - 1949: McNeill, William H.

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