6 Fortescue Street Woodside Baptist Church

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No. 6 Fortescue Street is a single-storey Woodside Baptist Church; constructed in painted brick and rendered brick, with a gabled, corrugated-iron roof. It is a fine expression of the Inter-War Gothic style. The front entrance is located via a small porch on the north elevation. Entry is from both the east and west sides. The porch features a pair of lancet windows facing the street. Beyond the porch the façade is divided by four buttresses. Above the front porch is a gable, which has an oval window and then a round vent. The nave is articulated with four bays and divided by a stepped front porch. There is a lance window in each bay.

HISTORY

1929 Wedding A pretty wedding- was solemnised on May 4 by Rev. Wiley at the Baptist Church, East Fremantle, when Dorothy Henderson, of East Barnet, Herts., England, was married to Mr. Sidney Harris, of Dalgety-street, East Fremantle. (reference)

1931 CHRISTMAS CANTATA On Tuesday at 8 p.m. the choir of the Woodside Baptist Church, East Fremantle, will render a Christmas cantata entitled 'The Manger and the Star.' The choir, which has been augmented, will consist of over 25 voices. There will be an address by the Rev. W. J. Wiley. Mr. Keith Day will be choirmaster and organist. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1920 - 1949: Baptist Church

1920 - 1929: Clarke, Miss. M.L.

1929: Mc Donald, Mrs. Mary

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9 Fortescue Street

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Spanish Mission Porch House

No 9 Fortescue Street is a single storey house constructed in limestone rendered brick with a hipped and gabled Cordova tiled roof. It is a fine expression of the Inter-War Spanish Mission style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a half hipped roofed entry porch. The entry porch is accented with three arches supported on piers and barley twist columns. A wrought steel balustrade spans between the piers. This arrangement sits over a limestone wall. There is a pair of glazed entry doors flanked by casement windows. The rendered walls sit on a limestone foundation. The roofscape features a rendered chimney.

HISTORY

1936 BAILEY.-On November 16. 1936, at his residence, 9 Fortescue-street, East Fremantle, Charles Albert, dearly beloved husband of Lillian May Bailey, late of Pinnaroo, South Australia, and formerly of Boulder City, Western Australia, and loving father of Bert, Cliff and Shirley; aged 55 years.

1936 Mr Charles Albert Bailey, of 9 Fortescue-street, East Fremantle, and late of Wongan Hills, and Pinnaroo (South Australia), and formerly of the Ivanhoe Goldmine, Boulder City, died on Monday last. The funeral took place yesterday afternoon, when the remains were interred in the Church of England portion of the Fremantle Cemetery. The Rector of St. Peter's Church, East Fremantle (the Rev. W. K. Elphick) officiated at the graveside. Mr. Bailey was born at Dublin, South Australia, and came to this State in 1901. Shortly after his arrival he went to the Eastern Goldfields, where he was on the Ivanhoe Goldmine, Boulder City, for 12 years, during four years of which he was shift boss. While on the Goldfields he was interested in Masonic affairs and was a member of Lodge Mossgiel No. 902 S.C. He then returned to Pinnaroo, South Australia and came back to Western Australia in 1925, when he took up farming property at Wongan Hills. (reference)

1943 Funeral -The Friends of the late Mrs Edith Mannion, JP, of 9 Fortescue-street, East Fremantle, are respectfully informed that her remains will be interred in the Methodist portion of the FREMANTLE Cemetery. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1933 - 1936: Cartledge, A H

1936 - 1938: Bailey, Mrs Lillian

1938 - 1942: Davies, Elvin

1942 - 1949: Bailey, Mrs Lillian B

1943- Mannion, E

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Late Federation / Interwar Bungalow w Federation & Arts & Crafts Influences

No 10 Fortescue Street, “Glandarah” 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 with some Arts and Crafts influences. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with an elaborate gabled thrust bay and a part width bullnose roof verandah. The verandah is supported on timber posts with a valance. The half-timbered gabled bay jetties over a range of casement windows protected by a deep sunhood. There is a central door flanked by side lights and a set of casement windows. The roofscape features render capped chimneys. Render bands run across the front facade.

HISTORY

1926 WILL, of Edna Jane McLeod late of Fortescue-street, East Fremantle, W.A. (reference)

1928 ALLEGED UNLAWFUL KILLING Donald McLeod (55) widower, an employee of G.P.O., Perth, and living at East Fremantle, was arrested yesterday afternoon by Det. Sergt. Manning and Dets. Finlay, and Smith, on a charge of unlawfully killing one Ernest Stratton. Stratton was picked up outside the G.P.O. in Forrest Place to-day and taken to Perth Hospital in St. John's Ambulance. On arrival at hospital, Stratton was examined by the doctor and found to be dead. It was at first thought he had sustained his injuries by an accidental fall, but it was later discovered he had been the victim of an assault. Later in the afternoon McLeod was arrested on the charge of killing Stratton. It is understood an argument took place between the two, ending in a fatal altercation. Stratton is a retired civil servant, and had been living with his wife at Glen Forrest. McLeod, it is understood, is a widower, having only buried his wife a few weeks back. (reference)

1928 Telegraphist Arrested. Following the death on Saturday afternoon of Ernest Young Stratton (63), a retired civil servant, of Glen Forrest, detectives arrested Donald McLeod (55) of Fortesque-street, East Fremantle, on a charge of having unlawfully killed Stratton. At 2.30 p.m., the St. John ambulance received a call to Forrest-place and, in the basement of the General Post Office found Stratton dead from a head injury. At first it was thought that Stratton had fallen down, but subsequent investigations were made by Detective-Sergeant Manning and Detectives Findlay and G. Smith. It was alleged that an altercation occurred between Stratton and McLeod. It is understood that Stratton, who was at one time engaged by the Telegraph Department, considered that many years ago, McLeod served him, an ill turn. On Saturday he went to the basement of the post office, where McLeod was working, and it was stated, a quarrel followed. During the quarrel, it is alleged, McLeod struck Stratton and knocked him to the ground, his head striking the concrete floor with great force. (reference)

1928 Donald McLeod (55), telegraph operator, of Fortescuè-street, East Fremantle was arrested following the death of Ernest Young Stratton (63), who was found lying in Forrest place, Perth, with a fractured skull, and who died on Saturday. Stratton was also a civil servant, and the two men are said to have quarreled over a dispute which originated 25 years ago concerning who should be transferred to an outback township. (reference)

1935 The Late Mrs. Reta Ashby. The death of Mrs. Reta Ashby, wife of Mr. Magnus Ashby, master carrier, of ‘Glendarah’, 10 Fortescue-street. East Fremantle, at the early age of 34 years, was a great shock to her many friends. The funeral took place yesterday afternoon in the Fremantle Cemetery. Canon E. M. Collick, who officiated at her wedding, conducted the ceremony at the graveside. (reference)

1936 When a nurse employed at a private hospital at East Fremantle tore up a document, which was the will of a discharged patient, she did something that endangered the proper bequeathing of an estate that is worth over £5000. Had it not happened that the Fremantle manager for the W.A. Trustee, Executor and Agency Co.Ltd. became a patient in the hospital, and that the document-destroying nurse confided to him her worries following what she had done, the interests of the beneficiary under the destroyed will might have been nullified. Mrs. Margaret Ellen Louise Ashby, who lived in Fortescue-street, East Fremantle, was a patient in the hospital for some weeks last year. On May 31 she called the matron, Isobel Walter, and a nurse, Ila Clare Dowding, and asked them to witness a will she had drawn up. The contents of this document and its effect were: "I bequeath all my property to my beloved husband Magnus Ashby, unconditionally, including my land in Fremantle from my auntie's estate, and also what was left to me from my mother's estate." This she signed in the presence of the matron and nurse.Not long afterwards Mrs. Ashby recovered from her illness and was discharged from the hospital. She left the document in a drawer at the hospital, and, after it had remained there for several months, Nurse Bridie Willoughby, who had read its contents, made a cleaning up. She thought that it was of no further use and would not be required in consequence of Mrs. Ashby's recovery, and she tore it up. A week later Mrs. Ashby was brought back to the hospital in an unconscious condition and she died on September 9.  reference)

1936 Perth, Aug. 3. In the Supreme Court to-day Mr. Justice Dwyer delivered a reserved judgment in regard to an action instituted because Margaret Ellen Louise Ashby, who died on September 9, 1935, made two wills, the later one of which was destroyed. (reference)

1947 Death- On July 12, at Fremantle, Donald McLeod, of 10 Fortescue-street, East Fremantle, husband of the late Eda Jane McLeod, and father of the late Rita; aged 73 years. (reference)

1952 Death- On May 4, at his residence, 10 Fortescue-street, East Fremantle, Antonio (Tony) PAINO, dearly loved husband of Rosaria Paino and loving father of Mary, Tony and Basil: aged 61 years. R.I.P.

1954 The engagement is announced of Mary, only daughter of Mrs. R. Paino and the late Mr. A. Paino, of 10 Fortescue-street, East Fremantle, to Leone Alessandro (Royal George Hotel, East Fremantle), youngest son of Mrs. F. Alessandro and the late Mr. G. Alessandro, of Italy.

RESIDENTS

1915 - 1919: McLeod, Donald

1920 - 1925: McLeod, Mrs. E. J.

1926 - 1929: McLeod, Donald

1930 - 1941: Ashby, Magnus

1933 - 1941: McLeod, D.

1941 - 1945: Peckham, D. A. & Randall, E. S. & McLeod, D.

1946 - 1949: Mcleod, D.

1949: Paino, Antonio


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11 Fortescue Street

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Inter-War California Bungalow

No 11 Fortescue Street is a single storey house constructed in brick and rendered brick with a hipped and gabled tiled roof. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with part width hip roofed entry porch. The porch is supported on square columns set on piers. An open concrete balustrade spans between the piers. The porch roof extends to the north over the remaining windows. There is a central door flanked by casement windows. A half-timbered gable extends above the porch roof. The face brickwork extends from the ground to sill height. The upper walls are rendered with a random brick pattern.

HISTORY

1940 Tipping Pool Results A. F. Sheedy, 11 Fortescue-street. East Fremantle. (reference)

1948 The marriage of Margaret Fae Lewis, daughter of Mr and Mrs W Elsegood, 75 Quarry-street, Fremantle to John Cameron, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Sheedy, 11 Fortescue-street, East Fremantle, will take place at St. John's Church, Fremantle, at 5 p.m. tomorrow. (reference)

1951 Engaged- Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Brown, 30 Wardie street. South Fremantle, have pleasure in announcing the engagement of their youngest daughter, Valda Clare, to Arthur Kevin, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Sheedy, 11 Fortescue street, East Fremantle. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1936 - 1949: Sheedy, Arthur F.

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12 Fortescue Street

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Inter-War Gable Porch House Bungalow w Arts & Crafts Influences

No 12 Fortescue Street is a single storey house constructed in brick and rendered brick with a gable tiled roof. It is a fine expression of the Inter-War Bungalow style with some Arts and Crafts influences. The front elevation is symmetrically planned with a central door flanked by sets of casement windows. The facade features a full width broken back roofed verandah supported on posts that rest on stout piers. A curved top rendered balustrade spans between the piers. A half-timbered gable over the verandah marks the entrance. Lower walls are brick and upper walls are rendered. The roofscape features rendered chimneys.

HISTORY

1921 Marriages- On August 20 at St. Mary's, North Fremantle, Edward I. Chapman, of East Fremantle, to Violet Rowland, of North Fremantle. (reference)

1930  Men About Town -This week another voyager sets out for the land of his birth. Mr E.I. Chapman, of East Fremantle, who successfully conducted the Coliseum at the Railway Station corner, sails for England, where he intends to spend a holiday with relatives. Mr. Chapman has been exceptionally busy of late, first in trying to get together'good currency for use on his trip, and secondly in fitting up his new shop in High-street, next to Ezy-walkin, which was opened only a day or so before his sailing time. (reference)

1932. Death -On May 22, at 12 Fortescue-street, East Fremantle, Nadina Maisie, dearly beloved infant daughter of Edward Inman and Violet Chapman and loving sister of Edward Victor; aged 3 weeks. (reference)

1937 THREE CARS COLLIDE. Four persons were injured and others were bruised and shaken when three motor cars were involved in a collision on the York-road, Greenmount, on Thursday night. The injured were: White Cecil Herbert (15), Chapman, Edward Victor (11), of East Fremantle. (reference)

1946 Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Kingston, of 19 Suburban-road. South Perth, have much pleasure in announcing the engagement of their younger daughter. Judith Mary to Edward Victor (Vic), only son of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Chapman, of 12 Fortescue-street, East Fremantle. (reference)

1949 YOUNG married couple want s.c. Flat within reasonable distance Fremantle. 12 Fortescue-st., East Fremantle. Ring L2464 between 9-5.3:0. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1928: New Building.

1929 - 1943: Chapman, Edward

1944 - 1945: Chapman, Edward & Conttrill, Frank.

1946 - 1949: Chapman, Edward.

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15 Fortescue Street

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Interwar Art Deco Bungalow Porch House

No 15 Fortescue Street is a single storey house constructed in rendered brick with a hipped corrugated iron roof. It is an expression of the Inter-War Porch with Post-Modern overlays. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with staggered wall planes. The front facade features sets of fixed and casement windows. A series of rendered brick planes have been set in front of the original house. This extends north to form a carport. There is an offset entry door that addresses Fortescue Street. The roofscape features a rendered chimney.

HISTORY

1944 DEATH -In loving memory of Douglas Aberle,dear friend since childhood of Aunty Mais and uncle Eric Harrod, Eric (POW), and Margaret. Sadly missed. But he died as he would have wished, a soldier and a man. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1949: Webster, John

15a -1949: Harrod, Eric, C

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16 Fortescue Street

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Late Federation / Interwar Bungalow w Queen Anne Influences

No 16 Fortescue Street is a single storey house constructed in limestone and rendered brick with a hipped and gable corrugated iron roof. It is a fine expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a half-timbered, gabled thrust bay and a part width skillion roofed verandah. The verandah is supported on timber posts with brackets and a frieze. The gabled bay features a pair of single pane double hung sash windows under a sunhood. There is a central door and hopper light flanked by sidelights and a pair of double hung sash windows. Sills are rendered and there is a rendered string course.

HISTORY

1920 Death On July 19, at Fremantle, William Jenkins, the dearly beloved husband of Catherine, and father of William, Percy, and Oliver Jenkins, and Mrs. C. J. Bernock, of 21 Suffolk-street, Fremantle. Aged 57 years. (reference)

1924 Death On January 14, at her late residence, Moss-street, East Fremantle. Henrietta, dearly loved wife of Frank Charles Oxbrow and loving mother of Nance, Bettie, and Mollie; fond sister of Mr. Fred Thompson, and sister-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Oxbrow; aged 42 years (reference)

1940 Birth -On January 30, at Hillcrest. To Mrs. and P. E.J. Lewis, of H.M.A.S. Manoora and 16 Fortescue-street, East Fremantle a son. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1917: Oxbrow, Frank.

1918 - 1920: Hayman, Frank.

1921 - 1922: Jenkins, Oliver.

1923 - 1925: Sharp, Noel H.

1926 - 1936: Fletcher, Roy.

1937 - 1941: Lewis, Edward J.

1942: Hartley, Miss. Dorothy H.

1944 - 1949: Sweney, Noel.

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17 Fortescue Street

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Inter-War Californian Bungalow

No 17 Fortescue Street is a single storey house constructed in limestone, brick and rendered brick with a hipped and gable tiled roof. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a half hipped roof entry porch. The porch is supported on Tuscan columns set on piers. A brick balustrade spans between the piers. The verandah roof extends across a window to the north to act as a sun hood. There are central doors flanked by lead light casement windows. A half timbered, gable extends above the entry porch.

HISTORY

1946 Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Williamson of 17 Fortescue-street. East Fremantle have much pleasure in announcing the engagement of their daughter, Joan to Laurence, third son of Mrs. E. and the late W. J. Foley. of 18 Hubble street. East Fremantle. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1936: New house

1937 - 1949: Williamson, Alan B.

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24 Fortescue Street

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Inter-War Bungalow w Federation Influences

No 24 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 half-timbered gabled thrust bay and a part width skillion roofed verandah. The verandah is supported on turned timber posts and has been extended north to create a carport. The gabled bay features a pair of single pane double hung sash windows under a sun hood. There is a central door and hopper light flanked by sidelights and a double hung sash window. Sills are rendered and there is a rendered string course. The roofscape features a pair of render capped chimneys and finials.

HISTORY

1910 - Death On May 17, at Newtown, Sydney, N.S.W., Louisa Ann Moore, aged 81years, beloved mother of Mrs. William Cockroft, of East Fremantle, leaving a family of three sons, five daughters, 37 Grand-children, and five great grandchildren. (reference)

Mar 1931- The private homes of Messrs. William Stotter, of Surbiton-road, and William Murray, of Fortescue-street. East Fremantle, were also entered by breaking the leadlights in the front doors in the vicinity of the locks. From Mr. Stotter's house, jewellery and shoes valued at £10 were taken, and from Mr. Murray's home, jewellery valued at £6/10/. The latter place was thoroughly ransacked. It is considered that both the private homes were visited by the same thieves. (reference)

1939 No member of their family will be absent for the celebration tomorrow of the golden wedding of Mr. and Mrs. William Murray of Fortescue street, East Fremantle, at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Victor Gerring. It will be a sentimental gathering of a perfectly happy family, with a golden-iced wedding cake, made by their daughter, and members of the family coming from various parts of the State. Well-known for their devotion to each other and tho devotion they have inspired in their three sons and daughter, their children-in-law and ten grandchildren, the Murray’s have a long connection with Fremantle history. Mr. Murray was born there 72 years ago and for many years had a shipbuilding yard with the late Mr. E. Howson. His last job was to take charge of the construction of the ill-fated King Bay. Mrs. Murray was born Susan Rickey, at York; where her parents settled in the 60's, having come from Scotland. Her father was the late Sergeant Rickey, a Crimea veteran. Mr. and Mrs. Murray are active and house-clever. An excellent craftsman, he makes pieces of household furniture for his family on the most modern, labour-saving lines. He is a keen cyclist. Their garden is beautiful, and Mrs. Murray is 'head gardener.' (reference)

1992-3- This was a large ‘womens’ share house. The following friends lived there over a couple of years: Judith Quinlivan, Leith Maddock, Ella, Liz Wood, Jo Darbyshire, Megan Packer.

RESIDENTS

1920 - 1921: Cockroft, William

1922 - 1941: Murray William

1941: Vacant

1942 - 1949: Cleeve, Edwin H.

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26 Fortsecue Street

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Inter-War Bungalow w Federation Influences

No 26 Fortescue Street, ‘Glenlessie’' is a single storey house constructed in brick and rendered brick with a hipped tile roof. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a full width return hip roofed verandah. The verandah has been partially enclosed on the south elevation. It is supported on turned timber posts. A central gable on the verandah marks the entry. There is a central door and hopper light flanked by sidelights and pairs of double hung sash windows. Sills are rendered and there is a rendered string course with rendered dressings below the windows. The roofscape features a pair of render capped chimneys and finials.

HISTORY

1927 DEATH- On January 16, at her late residence, Glenlessie, Fortescue-street, East Fremantle, Elizabeth Jane Gracie, dearly beloved wife of Edward Gracie, loving mother of Muriel and Albert, and loving sister of Mrs. M. Hill (Swanbourne) and Alfred (Palmyra), and Ernest Ferguson (Victoria); aged 53 years. (reference)

1931 Storm- Mr. E. Gracie, newsagent, of Fortescue-street, was about to begin his morning work about 5 o'clock, and had just driven his horse and sulky through his front gate when the animal stepped into a pool of water and immediately dropped dead. Mr. Gracie sensed the cause and on investigating found that a broken electric cable had fallen into the pool of water. He was seated in the sulky and had a narrow escape, but his son, who assists him in his work was even more fortunate, as he had opened the gate and was standing only a few feet from the fallen wire. (reference)

1938 BIRTH On May 10, at Nurse Bathgate's, East Fremantle, to Mr. and Mrs. E. Gracie, of 26 Fortescue-street, East Fremantle—a daughter (Stella Ruth). Both well. (Reference)

1943 DEATH -On September 14, at his residence, 26 Fortescue-street. East Fremantle, Edward Gracie, dearly beloved husband of Rene, loved father of Albert (RAN), Rom, Stella and the late Muriel...(Reference)

1951 The engagement is announced of Roma Ruby Gracie, eldest daughter of Mrs. I. R. Gracie and the late Mr. E. Gracie, 26 Fortescue-street, East Fremantle, to Harvey Neil, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Sloan, 237 South-street, Hilton Park. (Reference)

RESIDENTS

1919 - 1924: Yorath, Thomas V.

1925 - 1944: Gracie, Edward. (newsagent)

1945 - 1949: Gracie, Mrs Rene.

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28 Fortescue Street

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Inter-War Bungalow w Federation Influences

No 28 Fortescue Street is a single storey house constructed in brick with a hipped tile roof. The front elevation is symmetrically planned with a central door and hopper light flanked by sidelights and windows. The windows are double hung sashes flanked by sidelights. The facade features a full width return hip roofed verandah supported on timber posts. A timber balustrade runs between the posts. Concrete stairs extend down into the garden from the verandah. The roofscape features rendered a pair of rendered chimneys and finials.

HISTORY

1943 The engagement is announced of Florence May, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Farrington, of 28 Fortescue Street, East Fremantle, to Corporal Frederick Roy, second eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Whitchurch, of 21 Gordon street, Kalgoorlie. (Reference)

1948 Engagement- Gwenda Janet, youngest daughter of Mrs. B. and the late Mr. E. C. Higbid, of 53 Hampton-road, Beaconsfield, to Alfred William Farrington (H.M.A.S. Karangi), the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Farrington, of 28 Fortescue-street. East Fremantle. (reference)

1949 The marriage of Gwenda Higbid, 53 Hampton-road, Beaconsfield to Alfred Farrington, 28 Fortescue-street, East Fremantle, will take place at St. John's Church, Fremantle, today. (Reference)

RESIDENTS

1924 - 1949: Farrington, Albert

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29 Fortescue Street

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Inter-War Bungalow w Federation Influences

No 29 Fortescue Street is a single storey house constructed in brick and rendered brick with a hipped and gable corrugated iron roof. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a half-timbered gabled thrust bay and a part width hip roofed verandah. The verandah is supported on timber posts with brackets. There is a vertical timber balustrade between the posts. The gabled bay has a set of casement windows under a sun hood. There is a central door and hopper light flanked by a set of casement windows. The sills are rendered and there is a rendered string course. The roofscape features a pair of render capped chimneys.

HISTORY

1950 - Backroom Dice Game Raided For having kept a gaming house at East Fremantle on January 20, a man was fined £25 in Fremantle Police Court today and 10 others were fined a total of £27 for having been found on the premises. The man fined as keeper is labourer Alfred Fry (27), of East Fremantle. All pleaded guilty except one man whose excuse of having gone to the house to play bridge was rejected by the Bench. Plainclothes Constable Harper said that the men were playing dice in a backroom. The back door was locked and a blanket was hung over the window.(Reference)

1950 - The son and daughter of Mrs Alfred C T Fry  of 29 Fortescue street, East Fremantle, wish to announce the 60th Anniversary of their parents' Wedding, which took place at Wesley Church, Fremantle, on October 4, 1890.(Reference)

1952 - Veteran Footballers Classmates In 1880- Two men who were classmates at Prince Alfred College, Adelaide, some 72 years ago are now probably the last links with Australian football's earliest days in W.A. J. W. Langsford (86) played with the Rovers in 1885 and is certainly Perth's oldest footballer while it is most probable that there is no older footballer in Fremantle than A.C.T. Fry (pictured), of 29 Fortescue-street, East Fremantle.  Mr. Fry, who will be 88 in August, joined the Unions team in 1887 as a follower, in those days playing on Barrack's Field which is now Fremantle Oval. (Reference)

1952 -Death- On July 1, at her residence, 29 Fortescue-street, East Fremantle. Frances, dearly beloved wife of Alfred C. T. Fry, loved mother of Percy, Fanny (Mrs. R. S. Farmer), Edith (Mrs. W. A. Hall) and the late Fred, mother-in-law of Elsie and Lorna, fond grandmother of six grandchildren and eight great grand children: aged 82 years.(Reference)

RESIDENTS

1916: New House

1917 - 1919: Kirby, William B. W.

1920 - 1922: Tate, Arnold.

1923 - 1949: Fry, Alfred C.

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32 Fortescue Street

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Inter-War Gable Porch House Bungalow

No 32 Fortescue Street, ‘Glenferrie’, is a single-storey house constructed in brick with a hipped tiled roof. It is a fine expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a full width return hip roofed verandah supported on turned timber posts. A frieze and a vertical timber balustrade spans between the posts. There is a central door flanked by double hung sash windows.

HISTORY

1919 St Josephs convent Fremantle- Intermediate Bookkeeping; Mary Byrne, 88 marks; Lena Patroni, 91 marks; Lillie Langley, 94 marks...(reference)

1931 Death -On April 4, 1931, at East Fremantle, Grace Frances (Lillie) Langley, of Glenferrie, 32 Fortescue-street, East Fremantle, beloved second eldest daughter of Clara Josephine and the late Charles Langley, and siser of Dora, Mollie, and the late Irene Langley. R.I.P. (reference)

1931 SOLUTION TO WEEKLY PROBLEM — No. 3 Winner of Card Competition: MISS D. LANGLEY, 32 Fortescue-street, East Fremantle. (reference)

1951 DEATH On Aug. 22, at her residence, 32 Fortescue street, East Fremantle, Clara Josephine Langley, widow of the late Charles Langley, loved mother of Dora, Mollie (Mrs. Lissiman) and the late Lillie and Irene, mother-in-law of the late Alan and fond grandmother of Maureen and Susanne; aged 85 years. Requiem Mass will be celebrated at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Canning-highway, East Fremantle...(Reference)

RESIDENTS

1918 - 1919: Keen, William H.

1920: Peek, Mrs. Ellie A.

1921 - 1923: Langley, Mrs. Clara J.

1924: Marshall, Albert William.

1925 - 1949: Langley, Mrs. Clara J.

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Inter-War Bungalow w Federation Influences

No 33 Fortescue Street is a single storey house constructed in brick and rendered brick with a hipped corrugated iron roof. It is a fine expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with full width return hip roofed verandah. The verandah is supported on timber posts. There is a central door and hopper light flanked by sidelights and double hung sash windows. The roofscape features a pair of render capped chimneys. The render bands run across the façade.

HISTORY

1939 AIR RAID MEASURES. A training class for instructors in air raids precautions organisation was held at the Railway Institute, Wellington street, during October and November. The State Air Raid Precautions Committee yesterday made available the names of those who passed the examination held at the conclusion of the course. The list was as follows:Instructor.-First-class, with distinction: Lundgren, Charles Ernest... (reference)

Nov 1941 Each week The Daily News publishes a list of those who have enlisted for active service.-Lundgren Charles Ernest, Palmyra.  (reference)

1950 LOST Carpet Square off track, between Mary-st., Fothergill-St., Hilton Park, Carrington-st. Reward on returning to 33 Fortescue-st., East Fremantle. Ring L2868. (reference)

1954 WANTED, Ford VS gear Box 1938. F. Black, 33 Fortescue st., East Fremantle. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1926: Vacant

1927 - 1937: Gould, William H.

1938 - 1941: Lundgren, Charles.

1942 - 1949: Baxter-Sharp, Robert.

1950’s Black, F

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Inter-War Decorated Porch House Bungalow

No 34 Fortescue Street is a single storey house constructed in brick and rendered brick with a hipped tiled roof. It is an expression of the Inter-War Porch style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with receded wall planes. There is a central hipped roof porch set on paired piers. The porch is flanked by sets of casement windows under sun hoods. There is a central door under the porch. Lower walls are face brick and the upper walls are rendered. The roofscape features a tall rendered chimney.

HISTORY

1934 BETTING ARRESTS On charges of having kept premises in Fremantle as common betting houses. Laurence Vick (36), commission agent, Alexander Marn (47), commission agent and Edward John Knapp (32), commission agent, were arrested today by Constables Kelman and Kelliher. They were granted bail to appear in Fremantle Police Court on Monday. (reference)


1934 BETTING CHARGES Pleas of guilty were entered by Joseph Laurence Vick (36), Edward John Knapp (32), Alexander Marn (47) when they appeared in the Fremantle Police Court today to answer charges of having used and kept premises as common betting houses. The R.M. (Mr. H.J. Craig), imposed a fine of £1 with 10s costs in each instance. P.c. Kelliher stated that on Saturday morning, a police agent made bets with the defendants on their premises! (reference)

RESIDENTS

1921: Williams, William

1922: Vacant

1923: Davidson, Victor

1924: Vacant

1925 - 1929: Vick, Lawrence J.

1929 - 1936: Vacant

1936 - 1949: King, Henry F.

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Inter-War Bungalow w Federation Influences

No 35 Fortescue Street is a single storey house constructed in painted brick and rendered brick with a hipped corrugated iron roof. It is a fine expression of the Inter-War Bungalow style. The front elevation is symmetrically planned with a central door flanked by sets of casement windows. The facade features a full width skillion roof verandah supported on timber posts with brackets. A vertical timber balustrade spans between the posts. A feature of the house is its gabled verandah entry. There are concrete steps going from the verandah to the garden. The roofscape features a rendered chimney. The sills are rendered and there is a rendered string course.

HISTORY

1938 King -On January 8, at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. G. McBean, 72 Mary-street, Beaconsfield, Ethelinda Florence, dearly beloved mother of Charles Franklin King, mother-in-law of Dellar and grandmother of Arthur and Alan King, of 35  Fortescue-street, East Fremantle. (reference)

1941-On May 24, at Fremantle, George (Guy), loved brother of Charles, brother-in-law of Della and uncle of Arthur and Alan King, of 35 Fortescue-street, East Fremantle: aged 36 years.(reference)

1944 The engagement Is announced of Doreen Margaret Jeanes (AWAS), only daughter of Mrs E. P. Graetz, South Australia to Arthur Charles King (AIF), elder son of Mr and Mrs C. F. King. 35 Fortescue-street. East Fremantle.(reference)

1944: DEATH On August 2, at Waddell-road, Bicton (suddenly), Thomas Robert, loving father of Dellar (Mrs Charles King, 35 Fortescue-street, East Fremantle), father-in-law of Charlie, grandpa of Arthur (AIF) and Alan (RAN) (reference)

1950 FREMANTLE POLICE ILLEGAL SMOKING: A fine of £1 with 4/ costs was imposed on Charles King, of Fortescue-street,  East Fremantle, for having contravened the Fremantle Harbour Trust regulations by smoking in C shed, Victoria Quay on April 26. He admitted the offence. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1929 - 1949: King, Charles

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37 Fortescue Street

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Interwar Bungalow w Federation Influences

No 37 Fortescue Street is a single storey house constructed in rendered brick with a hipped tiled roof. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a full width return skillion roof verandah. The verandah is supported on timber posts with brackets. A vertical timber balustrade spans between the posts. The entry door is located under the return verandah. The front facade features sets of casements including a corner suite. There is a lunette window at the end of the verandah.

HISTORY

1942 Mrs Ramsdale, 31 Solomon-street,Palmyra, and Mr and Mrs Richards, 37 Fortescue street, East Fremantle, wish to sincerely thank all friends for telegrams, letters, cards, floral tributes and personal expressions of sympathy in the recent loss of their dear husband and father. (reference)

1949 When Arthur Horace Richards (40), of Fortescue-street, East Fremantle, was driving a truck loaded with bricks north along North lake-road, Bibra Lake, at 7.30 p.m. yesterday, he collided with the rear of a petrol waggon driven by Stanley Herbert Hocking Birt (30) of Ord-street, Fremantle. Pushed forward by the impact, the bricks forced the canopy of the truck down almost to the dashboard, trapping Richards in the cabin. The petrol waggon had slackened speed to avoid some large pieces of firewood on the road. Although uninjured Richards had to be released by Birt and several residents who had been attracted to the scene by the noise of the crash. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1918 - 1925: Miller, Mark

1926 - 1937: Wray, William

1938 - 1940: Cooper, Henry J.

1940 - 1949: Richards, Arthur H.

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Interwar Bungalow Porch House

No 40 Fortescue Street is a single storey house constructed in painted brick and rendered brick with a hipped and gable corrugated iron roof. It is an expression of the Inter-War Porch style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with staggered wall planes. The facade features a gable roofed porch supported on Tuscan columns set on masonry piers. A rendered balustrade spans between the piers. There is a central door flanked by sets of three casement windows. The painted brick is from ground to sill level with rendered brick above. There are concrete steps from the verandah to the garden. The roofscape features a painted brick chimney.

HISTORY

Audrey Mansel (nee Follington) wife of Jack Mansel  

1941 The engagement is announced of Bernice Follington of 40 Fortescue-street, East Fremantle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Follington, to David Naughton, son of Mrs. Bell and the late R. D. Naughton. (reference)

1942 Death FOLLINGTON, Gnr E. J. (Ted), died of Wounds received in action, beloved brother of Audrey and Jack Mansel, Bernice and David Naughton; aged 23 years. Our Ted. (reference)

1954 Death On Feb 26. At the residence of her son-in-law Mr. J. Mansel, 40 Fortescue street, East Fremantle, Eva Alma, dearly beloved-wife of Edwin John Follington, of Carrington street...(reference)

RESIDENTS

1941 - 1949: Mansel, Jack

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Inter-War, Bungalow w Federation Influences

No 41 Fortescue Street is a single storey house constructed in brick and rendered brick with a tiled roof. It is an expression of the Inter-War Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a thrust gabled bay and a part width skillion roofed verandah. The verandah is supported on Tuscan columns set on piers. A balustrade spans between the piers. There is a central door flanked by sidelights and a set of casement windows. The half-timbered gable bay features a set of casement windows under a sun hood. The roofscape features a rendered chimney and finials.

HISTORY

1920 James Edward Fay, a lumper, who was represented by Mr. F. G. Unmuck, pleaded not guilty at the Fremantle Police Court this morning when charged with having assaulted Det. Sgt. Porter at the Fremantle wharf on Wednesday- last whilst in the execution of his duty...Det-Sgt. Porter said that on 'Wednesday, he was on duty at the Fremantle wharf when the men were coming off shift. He walked towards the Customs office in D shed. Accused bumped up against him with his clenched fist and said, 'What are you doing here? We'll put you 'D.'s' off this wharf.' Witness told Fay to go away and not to do anything he would be Sorry for. Accused followed witness into the office in a fighting attitude, using abusive language, and hit at him...Mr. Unmack submitted that it was practically one man's word against another...He was lined- £5 and 6s costs, in default ten days imprisonment. (reference)


1927 Fremantle-Obscene language- Edward Fay was fined 2 pounds with 4s costs, for having used obscene language in Mandurah-road. He said he had been heckled by a crowd of youths and had been stung to a heated retort. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1929: New house

1934 - 1949: Quinn, Edward A. & Fay, Edward

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Late Interwar, Bungalow Porch House

No 44 Fortescue Street is a single storey house constructed in limestone brick and rendered brick with a hipped and gable tiled roof. It is an expression of the InterWar Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a thrust gable bay and a part width skillion roofed verandah. The verandah is supported on tapered masonry columns. A rendered masonry balustrade spans between the columns. There is a central door flanked by a set of casement windows. The half- timbered gable bay features a set of casement windows under a tiled awning. Brick work goes from the ground to window head height with rendered brick above. The roofscape features a rendered chimney.

HISTORY

1931 LUCKY WINNERS IN CROSSWORD PUZZLE COMPETITION Mrs. G. T. Collins, 44 Fortescue-street, East Fremantle. (reference)

1944 Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Rule, of 22 Solomon-street, Palmyra, have much pleasure in announcing the engagement of their eldest daughter, Dorothy May, to Ronald Kingsley Stuart (AIF) only son of Mr and Mrs J. Stuart, of 44 Fortescue street, East  Fremantle. (reference)

1950 Two Customs Search Officers, Henry Harrington, 54, of Palmyra, and John Arthur Stuart, 53, of East Fremantle, appeared in Fremantle Police Court on separate charges of unlawful possession yesterday.  Goods found in their possession included paint brushes, brandy, whisky, gin, tobacco and cigarettes, butter, pickles and tinned foods. Lawyer W. E. Slattery pleaded guilty on behalf of both. Harrington said the goods had been given to him by officers and crews of the ships. The goods had accumulated over a number of years. Harrington and Stuart were each fined £10 and ordered to forfeit the goods.(reference)

RESIDENTS

1930 - 1934: Collins, George T.

1934 - 1935: Collins, George T. & Stewart, L.

1935 - 1936: Constaintine, Charles E.

1937 - 1950: Stuart, John A.

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