57 Pier Street


ARCHITECTURE

Post War Decorated Porch House Bungalow w Art Deco Influences

No 57 Pier Street is a storey house constructed in rendered brick with a hipped tiled roof. It is an expression of the Inter-War Mediterranean style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a thrust bay and a flat roofed porch. The porch is curved in plan and is supported on Tuscan columns. The thrust bay features a set of casement and fixed light windows under a flat roofed sunhood. There is a central door flanked by casement and fixed light windows. The roofscape features a rendered chimney.
The place retains its form and most of its details. There are additions to the rear. A garage has been added to the house in the front setback. The lot has been subdivided and a residence built to the rear.

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

There is no resident information as per Fremantle Post Office Directory (1909-1949).

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57 Duke Street

57 Duke Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Federation Bungalow with Austerity Influences cottage

No. 57 (previously was no. 131) Duke Street is a single-storey cottage constructed in timber framing, jarrah weatherboard and fibro cladding. The place has a hipped corrugated iron roof. It is a simple expression of the Inter-War Bungalow style. The front elevation is symmetrically planned with a central door flanked by windows. The facade features a full-width skillion roofed verandah on posts with a St Andrew’s cross balustrade. One of the windows has been altered to become French doors. A long set of concrete steps leads up to the verandah.

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

57 Duke Street has been a residential address from 1936, with William GATES and his family living here until at least 1951.

Members of the Gates family (parents and sister Emma) lived at number 55 Duke Street (next door) until 1950.

1925 Wife Desertion— John McLaren, a seaman, was charged with having deserted his wife, Sarah  McLaren, and two infant children, without leaving them adequate means of support. An order was made by the Magistrate whereby McLaren, would have to pay his wife maintenance of £2 10s. a week. (reference)

1927 Bound Over - William Ernest Gates (28), labourer, of 131 Duke-street, East Fremantle, admitted a charge of having willfully and obscenely exposed his person at East Fremantle on September 23. Through his counsel (Mr. F. G. Unmack) accused said he was under the influence of liquor at the time he committed the offence. Accused was bound over to be of good behaviour for six months in a bond of £50, with one surety for a like amount. (reference)

1933 William Ernest James Gates (b.1900 - d 1988) married Sarah McLaren.

1934 A car driven by Laurence Penwarden, Hammer struck down William Gates, of 131 Duke-street, East Fremantle, at 10 o'clock on Thursday night, near Goldsbrough, Mort and Co.'s Woolstores at Fremantle. Gates was detained in the Fremantle Hospital suffering from concussion, shock and a cut forehead. (reference)

1948 Engaged - Eileen Joyce, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Gates, of 57 Duke-street, East Fremantle, to James Albert Smith. (reference)

1950 Died at her residence, 55 Duke-street, East Fremantle, Emma Gates, daughter of the late J. W. and M. L. Gates and loving sister of Florence (Mrs. MacKenzie), Violet (Mrs. V. M.Jennings), and William. (reference)

1951 Alfred John McLAREN  (son of the late John McLaren (England) and Mrs W. E.Gates),  a Private in the AIF was killed in action, Borneo, June 28 1945. (reference)

1951 Eileen Joyce, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Gates, married James Albert Smith at St. John's Church, Fremantle. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1936 - 1949: Gates, William E.

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57 Hubble Street

57 Hubble Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Federation, Domestic Carpenter Villa with Queen Anne Influences

No 57 (previously known as No 115) Hubble Street is a single-story house constructed in timber framing, plastic and corrugated iron cladding with a hipped and gabled corrugated iron roof. It is an eclectic expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The place is asymmetrically planned with a thrust bay and a part width skillion roofed verandah. The verandah is supported on timber posts and has a St Andrews Cross pattern balustrade. The timber posts and balustrade are a later addition. The thrust bay has a pair of double hung sash windows. There is a central door flanked by French doors.

HISTORY

1910 BIRTH On April 6 at 115 Hubble-street, East Fremantle, the wife of Thomas H. Cameron (nee Bennett) -a daughter. Both well.(reference) 1912 BIRTH- On February 18 at 115 Hubble-street, East Fremantle, to Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Cameron -a daughter. (reference)

1922 Shortly after 11am yesterday the Fremantle Fire Brigade was summoned to attend an outbreak which had occurred in the kitchen of a dwelling situated at 115 Hubble-street, East Fremantle. After considerable difficulty the fire was extinguished, but the kitchen and its contents were destroyed. Damage to the extent of £100 was done to the building, a wood and iron structure, owned by Patrick Linto, and occupied by C. French. The house is insured for £400, but the contents were not covered by insurance. The fire commenced in the absence of the occupants, and its cause is unknown. (reference)

Electoral Roll 1925  (residing at 115 Hubble street): Patrick J. Linto - butcher and Margaret Linto, married

1924 BIRTH On November 13 at 115 Hubble-street, East Fremantle, to Mr. and Mrs. P J. Linto -a son (Allan Philip). (reference) 1927 BIRTH On April 22, at their residence, 115 Hubble-street, East Fremantle, to Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Linto -a daughter (Mary Winifred). (reference)

1935 Patrick Stephen Linto, clerk, of 115 Hubble-street, East Fremantle, said that about 12.15 am on December 30 last he was walking with a companion, Raymond Heaperman, along Canning-road, Palmyra, towards Fremantle. Approaching Carrington-street, they were on the left hand side of the road. He heard a motorcycle coming behind him, but remembered nothing more until he was put Into a car to be taken 'to' the Fremantle Hospital. (reference)

1935: ACCIDENT- DEATH OF YOUNG INDIAN. Pinned by MotorCycle. A finding of accidental death was returned by Mr. G. F. Payne, J.P., at Fremantle Courthouse today when he investigated an accident in Palmyra early on December 30, which resulted in the death of Galan Kibrea Sarkar (23), an Indian hawker. (Sarkar was fatally injured when he was pinned beneath a motorcycle he was riding which collided with two pedestrians at the corner of Carrington-street and Canning-road, Palmyra, about 12.15 a.m. on December 30, Patrick S. Linto, clerk, of 115 Hubble-street, East Fremantle, one of the pedestrians with whom Sarkar collided, said he was walking along Canning-road in the direction of Fremantle... (reference)

1940 The death of Mr. Patrick Joseph Linto of 57 Hubble street, East Fremantle, occurred on Saturday. The deceased, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Linto, was born in York forty-nine years ago. He is survived by his widow and eight children. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1909 - 1912: Cameron, Thomas H.

1913: Prior, David

1914: Stead, Arthur T.

1915 - 1917: Grimston, Oscar

1918 - 1919: Grimstad, Oscar & Folland, Samuel

1920 - 1922: French, Thomas

1923 - 1936: Linto, Patrick Joseph

1936 - 1938: Lauder, Thomas

1938 - 1941: Linto, Patrick

1941 - 1942: Linto, Mrs Margaret

1942 - 1944: Cannon, Jack

1945 - 1947: Bridle, Harold A.

1949: Charles, Gordon L.

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57 King Street

57 King Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Federation / Interwar / Georgian Influences w Arts and Crafts Adapt.

HISTORY

1931 Death - On July 18, 1931, at her late residence, 113 King-street, East Fremantle, Mrs. Ellen Thompson, relict of the late Samuel Thompson, and fond mother of William, Mary Ann, Samuel, Louisa, and Ernest; aged 81 years. Peacefully sleeping. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1912 - 1924: Thompson, Mrs E.

1927 - 1932: Thompson, Mrs Ellen

1933 - 1942: Brown, George

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57 Oakover Street

57 Oakover Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Interwar Bungalow w Georgian Influences

No 57 Oakover Street is a single storey house constructed in brick and rendered brick with a hipped and gable corrugated iron roof. It is an expression of the Inter-War Bungalow style. It is symmetrically composed with a full width skillion roofed verandah supported on timber posts. A gabled porch is located at the centre of the verandah and marks the entry. There is a central door flanked by pairs of windows. The roofscape features a rendered chimney. The lower walls are face brick and the upper walls are rendered brick.

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 in the comments below.

RESIDENTS

1929 - 1936: Hansen, Alf. James

1936 - 1937: Middleton, Henry

1938 - 1940: Morris, Harry P.

1940 - 1949: Hobbs, Herbert E.

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57 Dalgety Street

57 Dalgety Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Late Federation / Interwar / Bungalow w Federation influences

No 57 Dalgety Street is a single storey house constructed in painted brick with a hipped and gable tiled roof. It is a fine expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is symmetrically planned with a full width return hip roofed verandah. The verandah is supported on timber posts with brackets. Above the verandah is a prominent gable with a lattice vent. The entry door is on the north elevation under the return verandah. The roofscape features a rendered chimney and finials.

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

1918 - 1919: Carter, Ernest C. "Glenwhelt"

1921 - 1922: Salvaire, Anthony

1923 - 1924: Thompson, William F.

1925 - 1944: Thompson, William F. & O'Neill, James Henry

1945 - 1949: Thompson, William F.

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57 Sewell Street

57 Sewell Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Federation / Gable Terrace w Gothic Influences

No. 57 (previously was no. 117) Sewell street is a pair of single storey cottages constructed in limestone and brickwork with rendered decorative details. The place features a pair of gabled corrugated iron roofs. The gables are highly decorative. It is a fine expression of a duplex in Federation Bungalow style. The pair is symmetrically planned with a party wall flanked by full width bull-nosed roofed verandahs. The verandahs are supported on timber posts. The entry doors are equally offset from the part wall and are flanked by pairs of double hung sash windows. All openings have brick quoins. The brickwork to the walls to No 57 have been rendered.

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

1911: Williams, Mrs. Julia

1912 - 1914: Taylor, William

1915: Heaperman, Henry

1916 - 1925: Payne, John

1926 - 1932: Sorrell, William George

1933 - 1934: Smith, Ernest A.

1934 - 1949: Smith, Alfred E.

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57 Fortescue Street

57 Fortescue Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Interwar, Bungalow w Arts & Crafts Influences

No 57 Fortescue Street is a single storey house constructed in brick and rendered brick with a hipped and gable tiled roof. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a thrust gable bay and a part width skillion roofed verandah. The verandah is supported on timber posts. There is a central door flanked by casement windows.The thrust bay features casement windows under a sunhood.

HISTORY

Dec 1930 Pioneer Augustus Tester (30), who was arrested in connection with the Wembley shooting affray, appeared again on a charge of breaking and entering in the Perth Police Court today. Sergeant Lynes applied for a further remand until January3, which was granted...Tester was granted bail on one surety of £75, and a further surety of £75. (reference)

Jan 1934 Wembley Shooting -Startling disclosures concerning the Wembley shooting affray on December 16 were made in the Perth Police Court yesterday when Pioneer Augustus Tester (30), was charged with breaking and entering and stealing. It was stated in evidence that Oswald Maurice Wearne whose shop was entered and who accompanied the police in to the lane at the rear of the premises to intercept the burglars was wounded by shots fired by a constable in the lane. Accused reserved his defence and was committed for trial, bail being allowed. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1930 - 1939: Simpson, Norman

1940 - 1944: Tester, Pioneer A.

1945 - 1946: Simpson, Mrs.

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57 Petra Street

57 Petra Street (map)

Architecture

Inter-War  / Inter-War Bungalow w Queen Anne Influences

No 57 Petra Street is a single storey house constructed in brick and rendered brick with a hipped and gable corrugated iron roof. It is a fine expression of the Federation Bungalow style. It is asymmetrically composed with a thrust gable bay and a part width hip roofed verandah. The verandah terminates at the gable bay and is supported on timber posts. The half-timbered gable bay features a set of casement windows under a sunhood. There is a central pair of doors and hopper light flanked by sets of casement windows with hopper lights. The walls are brick with rendered sills and string courses. The roofscape features a rendered chimney.

History

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Residents

1926 - 1949: Hay, James Edward

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57 Glyde Street

57 Glyde Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Federation, Gabled Terrace w Gothic Influences 

No. 57 (previously was no. 103) and No.59 Glyde street is a pair of single storey houses constructed in limestone and brickwork with gabled corrugated iron roofs. The place is a good example of a pair of Federation period houses. The front elevation is symmetrically planned with a full width bullnosed roof verandah. The verandah is supported on timber posts. Front doors have hopper lights and are located adjacent to the party wall. The doors are flanked by double hung sash windows. The openings have brick quoins. A parapet wall divides the two dwellings.

HISTORY

AIF 1916: WALTERS Frederick Brewer (Regimental number 1884) Occupation Foreman, 57 Glyde Street, East Fremantle, Married, Age at embarkation 39. Next of kin Mrs Frances Walter NAA Record  AIF Record 

1923: DEATH In loving memory of our dear aunt, Annie Barber, who died April 20, 1918. Memories of one so dear Often bring a silent tear. Inserted by Mr. and Mrs. D. Hunter and family, 103 Glyde  Street, East Fremantle. 

1934: DEATH On August 29, at East Fremantle, John Barber, Shipmaster, of 92 East Street, East Fremantle, widower of the late Margaret Barber, and beloved stepfather of Leslie and Mary McKillop (East-street, East Fremantle); loved Grandpa of Ronald, Ian and Lorraine; aged 79 years. John, dearly loved Uncle of Mrs. D. Hunter, 103 Glyde-street, East Fremantle...Captain John Barber, of 92 East-street, loved  stepdad of Walter Clegg. The long day closes. (reference)

1948: DEATH On January 28, at Fremantle Hospital (suddenly) John Joseph O'Brien, of 57 Glyde Street, East Fremantle, late of Mr. Magnet dearly beloved son of Sarah and the late John Joseph O'Brien (East Fremantle), loved brother of Kath, Ernie (deceased), Gladys, Doris. Joan and Jim; aged 37 years.

1949: DEATH (Agnes Boase): Loving sister and aunty of Sarah O'Brien and family of 57 Glyde street, East Fremantle.(reference)

1949: DEATH On September 12, at his late residence (suddenly) John Joseph Plumber loved father and father in-law of Red and Doris, of 57 Glyde-street. East Fremantle, loved grandfather of Shirley ... (reference)

RESIDENTS

1909 - 1915: Brown, George

1916 - 1921: Walters, Fred (brewer)

1922 - 1936:Hunter, David

1936 - 1940: Watt, Mrs. Ada

1940 - 1949: Plumber, Mrs. Mary

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