9 Irwin Street

9 Irwin Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Inter-War, Bungalow w Georgian Influences

No 9 Irwin Street is a single storey house constructed in brick with a hipped tiled roof. It is an expression of the Inter-War Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a full width return hipped roofed verandah. The verandah is supported on timber posts. A gabled entry bay aligns with the front door. The door is central located with a hopper light and is flanked by a bay window and a casement window. The bay window features sets of casement windows. The roofscape features a tall brick chimney and finials.

HISTORY

1933 ADVERTISING - Nurse Robinson, A.T.N.A. CERTIFIED MIDWIFE, 9 Irwin Street, East Fremantle. Moderate terms. Patients attended in their own homes. Bonus payment by arrangement. Enquiries invited Telephone FM-1150.  (Reference)

1934 SOCIAL On Monday evening, at their home in Irwin-street, East Fremantle, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Jeffery entertained a number of friends, the principal guest being Miss Mabel Pell, who will leave by the Strathand on March 27 for a holiday trip to Fiji. Dancing and music were enjoyed, Messrs. J. Griffin, J. Black, Mr. and Mrs. W. Danielson, Miss G. Jeffery and Mr. J. Faulds contributed items. At supper good wishes were extended and a presentation was made to Miss Pell by her fellow members of the Clonlea Tennis Club. (Reference)

Mabel Pell lived up the road at 13 Irwin St when she got married… 1935 Birth JENSEN (nee Mabel Pell). On August 29, to Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Jensen. 13 Irwin-street, East Fremantle- a daughter, Both well. (Reference)

1935 - TANDEM ATTEMPT BY AMATEURS. On Sunday the well-known Fremantle Amateur cyclists, D. Stevenson and R. L. Brickhill, will attempt to establish a tandem record from the Fremantle Town Hall to the Perth Town Hall and return, covering 25 miles for the full distance. The riders will leave Fremantle at 7 a.m. The event was to have been held on Sunday last but was postponed. (Reference) 

1938 - Death On February 9, at his residence, Burgess-street, Leederville, Janet Albert Griffin, fond pal of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Jeffery, Del and Lorraine, of Irwin-street, East Fremantle. (Reference)

1942 - LOST: 1 Black Curly Retriever Dog, answers to name of Bob, strayed from Irwin-street. East Fremantle, Sunday last. Reward. Ring Jeffery. L1036 or 9 Irwin-street. East Fremantle. (Reference)

1953 The wedding of Miss Lorraine Jeffrey to Mr. Bryan Birch, of Canberra, at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, East Fremantle. The bride, who is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Jeffrey of East Fremantle carried a bouquet of orchids against her gown of lame lace over magnolia tinted satin. (Reference)

1969 - HINTS FOR HOUSEWIVES - These useful hints to help housewives and mothers are from readers. Each wins $2. - If there is a lot of clover in your lawn, go over it with the rake before mowing the lawn. This will lift the clove runners and enable the mower to pick them up. -Mrs. C. Leeds, 9 Irwin St., E. Fremantle, W.A. 6158. (Reference)

1970 Recipe GINGER GEMS - a recipe for little gem scones with the flavor of ginger… Bake in moderately hot oven 10 to 12 minutes. When cold, top with lemon icing. Makes approximately 2 dozen. Consolation prize of $2 to Mrs. E. Leeds, 9 Irwin St., East Fremantle, W.A. 6158. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1920: Vacant

1921 - 1923: Fulton, James

1924 - 1927: Stephenson, William Pearson

1928: Tilley, William H.

1929 - 1949: Jeffery, Henry

1960s-1970s Leeds, C

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