89 Hubble Street

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ARCHITECTURE

Federation, Gable Domestic Carpenter Cottage

No 89 (previously known as No 165) Hubble Street is a single story house constructed in timber framing and weatherboard cladding with a gabled corrugated iron roof. It is a simple expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The place is symmetrically planned with a central door flanked by sets of triple casement windows. The facade features a full width skillion roofed verandah supported on steel posts. A vertical steel balustrade spans between the posts.

HISTORY

1921 The Friends of Mr. and Mrs. Carmody of 165 Hubble street, East Fremantle are respectfully invited to follow the remains of their late dearly beloved youngest daughter Alice, to the place of interment the Roman Catholic portion of the Fremantle Cemetery.(Reference)

1946 On Mach 17, at Fremantle, Emily Tonkin of 89 Hubble street, East Fremantle, widow of the late Henry William Tonkin, loved mother of Harry (W.A.G.R. Mukinbudin), Jack and Nancy, fond mother in-law of Cynthia and Bertha, and grandma of Reg, Joyce, Dorothy, Pat, Henry, Geoff, Philip, Fay and John; passed away at the age of 62 years. (Reference)

RESIDENTS

1908 - 1916: Dibben, Mrs. E.

1917 - 1923: Carmody, William

1924 - 1925: Coughlan

1926 - 1932: Coughlan, Mrs. Mary Ann

1933 - 1938: Sanders, Mrs. R. D. 

1938 - 1944: Tonkin, Henry W.

1945 - 1946: Tonkin, Mrs. Emily

1947 - 1949: Webb, Mrs. Daisy S.

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