8 Hubble Street

8 Hubble Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Federation, Gable Domestic Carpenter with Gothic Influences

No. 8 (previously was no. 22) Hubble street is a single-storey cottage constructed in timber framing and weatherboard cladding with a gabled corrugated iron roof. It is a fine expression of the Federation Cottage Ornée style. The place is asymmetrically planned with return bullnose roofed verandah. The verandah is supported by square timber posts with timber brackets. There is a vertical timber balustrade between the timber posts. A timber framed stair leads from the front yard to the verandah. At the top of the stair is the entrance which is flanked by a casement window. The gable wall rises above the verandah and it has an elaborately worked barge at the roof verge.

HISTORY

AIF 1915, HOPKINS Frank Raymond (Regimental number 3118) Occupation Labourer, 8 Hubble Street, East Fremantle, Single, Age at embarkation 22. Next of kin H Hopkins AIF Record 

Oct. 1916 Funeral: The Friends of the late Mr. HENRY HOPKINS, of Fremantle, and father of Messrs. David, George, and Private Frank Hopkins, are respectfully invited to follow his remains to the place of interment, the Presbyterian portion of the Fremantle Cemetery. The Funeral is appointed to leave his late residence, 22 Hubble-street, East Fremantle...(Reference)  On the 4th-October, at No. 22, Hubble-street, East Fremantle, Henry, beloved husband of Louisa, and father of David, George, and Private Frank Hopkins, aged 71 years. (Reference)

Dec. 1926 - Car registration transfer 4244: From Claude Wade to William S. Clarke, 22 Hubble-street, East Fremantle, Big X (Reference)

RESIDENTS

1908: Henry J. Rooke

1912 - 1916: Harry Hopkins

1917 - 1920: Mrs. L Hopkins

1921 - 1925: Robert D. Williams

1927 - 1928: W. S. Clarke

1929 - 1932: William Robert Scarffe

1933 - 1949: Colin Cowden

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