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ARCHITECTURE

No. 18 Allen Street is a single storey house constructed in brickwork with a hipped corrugated iron roof. It is a simple expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is symmetrically planned with a central door and hopper light flanked by sidelights and windows. The windows are double hung sash windows with sidelights. The facade features a full width bull nosed roofed verandah set on turned timber posts. A vertical timber balustrade is set between posts. A flight of concrete steps leads down from the verandah to the garden level. The garden is elevated above the street level.

HISTORY

Percy S. Truran was married to Alice Elizabeth Sarah Dean Bailey in 1914 until his death on 22 May 1968. They had 3 children: Roy Percival Dean Truran, S. Truran, Phyllis Joyce Truran. (reference)

1933 car transfer- 24591: Herbert V. Hill to Beatrice R. E. Mott, 18 Allen-street, East Fremantle, Morris Cowley. (reference)

1948: Funeral- The Friends of the late Mr. Arthur T. Mott, of 18 Allen-street, East Fremantle, are respectfully informed that a Service will be held in the Crematorium Chapel, Karrakatta,.. Members of the Congregation of the Fremantle Methodist Mission are invited to attend the Church Service at 10.30 a.m. today in memory of our esteemed Mission Steward and Trustee. J. W. Gates, Sec. (Reference)

RESIDENTS

1916 - 1926: Truran, Percy S.

1927 - 1949: Mott, Arthur T.

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ARCHITECTURE

No. 20 Allen Street is a single storey house constructed in brickwork with a hipped tiled roof. It is a simple expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a full width and return broken back roofed verandah. The verandah is set on timber posts with post brackets. A vertical timber balustrade is set between the posts. It has a central door and hopper light flanked by sidelights and sets of three casement windows. A small flight of concrete steps leads down from the verandah. The roofscape features a pair of render capped chimneys.

HISTORY

1933: Car Registration George Cooper Kekwick 29002.Standard  (Reference)

1938: Car registration George Cooper Kekwick Standard sedan, number 22015. (Reference)

1949 - FAMILY'S LUCKY ESCAPE When two cars collided at the intersection of Petra-street and Preston Point-road, East Fremantle, yesterday afternoon, a family had a lucky escape from serious injury. Peter Bowers (26), of Forrest-street, Cottesloe, his wife and nine-week old child were unhurt when their car overturned twice after colliding with a car driven by George Cooper Kekwick (60), of Allen-street, Fremantle.(Reference)

RESIDENTS

1917 - 1925: Wilson, Harry Vernon

1926 - 1929: Thompson, George J. B.

1930 - 1949: Kekwick, George

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21 Allen Street

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ARCHITECTURE

No. 21 Allen Street is a single storey house constructed in brickwork and rendered brick with a hipped and gable corrugated iron roof. It is an unusual expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with an offset front door and hopper light flanked by side lights and a double hung sash window. The facade features a bull nosed roofed verandah running between two gabled bays. The verandah is set on turned timber posts. The gable bays feature sets of three casement windows with hopper lights. The windows are under bull nosed awnings. There are rendered strings in the brickwork.

HISTORY

1916 Death  On Saturday, June 17, in Melbourne, of meningitis, Jack, the dearly-beloved eldest son of Richard and Maria Pollard, of Allen street, East Fremantle, and grandson of John and Maria Hughes of Watkins street, Beaconsfield, aged 4 years and 5 months. (Reference)

1942: Death CAPLE, Alan (Lieutenant, AIF), killed in action in Egypt, October 31, 1942, loved eldest son of Mr and Mrs Stephen Caple, 21 Allen-street, East Fremantle and brother of Joy, Os (AIF), Joan (Mrs Eric Martin), Ken (RAAF) and Noel (AIF). (Reference)

1944: Death CAPLE. On October 26, at Fremantle, Stephen John (Steve), dearly beloved husband of Hilda Caple, of 21 Allen street, East Fremantle, loving father of Joy, Os (AIF), Joan (Mrs Eric Martin), Ken (RAAF), Noel (AIF) and the late Alan (Lieutenant Caple, killed in action, 2nd AlF)...aged 59 years. (Reference)

1945: The engagement is announced between Helen, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs C. Ralph, of 9 Ryde-road, Pymble, NSW, and Noel youngest son of Mrs H. Caple and the late Mr S. Caple, of 21 Allen street, East Fremantle, WA.  (Reference)

1951: VACANT POSSESSION EAST FREMANTLE 21 ALLEN STREET- Choice Residential position, 3 doors from Canning Highway, Brick House, containing 4 rooms, passage, vestibule, kitchen, bathroom, sleepout, washhouse, copper and troughs, rose garden and lawns. To be sold by Public Auction on WEDNESDAY, 14th March, 1951, at 3 p.m. in the Supper Room, Fremantle Town Hall... apply - W. F. SAMSON, AUCTIONEER... (Reference)

RESIDENTS

1915 - 1919: Pollard, Richard

1920: Vacant

1921 - 1943: Caple, Stephen J.

1944 - 1949: Caple, Mrs Hilda

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ARCHITECTURE

No. 22 Allen Street is a single storey house constructed in tuck pointed brick and rendered brick with a hipped and gable corrugated iron roof. It is a very fine expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is symmetrically planned with a central door and hopper light flanked by sidelights and bay windows. The bay windows have sets of three casement windows with hopper lights. The facade features a full width skillion roofed verandah. The verandah is set on turned timber posts with small post brackets. A St Andrew’s cross balustrade is set between the posts. There is a gable over each bay window. There are rendered strings in the brickwork. A fine set of concrete steps lead from the verandah to the garden.

HISTORY

1930: On Saturday evening. August 9, at their home in Allen-street. East Fremantle, Mr. and Mrs. Shaw entertained a large party of guests in celebration of the birthday of their daughter Miss Iris Shaw. Dancing provided entertainment. (reference)

1944: Death SHAW On April 29 at Fremantle, Charles Septimus, dearly beloved husband of Ethel May Shaw, of 22 Allen-street. East Fremantle, loving father of Iris (Mrs A. H. Tassell Harvey), Lea (AIF) and Tom; father-in-law of Rev Albert Tassell (AIF) and Joan and fond grandpa, of John and Barry, aged 63 years...loved brother of Arthur, Harry (deceased), May (Mrs P. M. Tyler), Frank., Edwin, Percy and Hilda (Mrs N. G. Tyler). (Reference)

RESIDENTS

1914 - 1944: Shaw, Charles S.

1945 - 1949: Shaw, Ethel M.

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23 Allen Street

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ARCHITECTURE

No 23 Allen Street is a single storey house constructed in brickwork with a hipped corrugated iron roof. It is a fine simple expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a full width return broken back roofed verandah. The verandah is set on timber posts with an arched timber frieze. There is an offset front door with hopper and sidelights. There are two sets of three casement windows across the front facade.

HISTORY

1921: A Sudden Death.Mary Bushby, a married woman, who lived at 23 Allen-street, Fremantle, died suddenly at about 9.30 p.m. on Friday. A post-mortem examination was conducted at the Fremantle morgue on Saturday, and yesterday the District Coroner (Mr. W. A. G. Walter, R.M.) opened an inquest, which was adjourned. It is said that the deceased was subject to fits. (Reference)

1927: The engagement is announced between Mavis, elder daughter of Mr. and the late Mrs. E. E. Mumford, Alexander-road, East Fremantle, to Keith, elder son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Leonhardt, 23 Allen-street, East Fremantle. (reference)

1927: Mr. KEITH LEONHARDT (L.A.B. Singing, Practical) has ''VACANCIES for PUPILS''. Prospectus on application. 23 Allen-street, E. Fremantle. (reference)

1936: Motorcycle registration 6179, A. R. Leonhardt, 23 Allen-street, East Fremantle, Matchless. (Reference)

RESIDENTS

1915 - 1918: Knox, Harry B.

1919 - 1925: Reilly, Henry L.

1926 - 1949: Leonardt, Alfred James

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25 Allen Street

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ARCHITECTURE

No 25 Allen Street is a single storey house constructed in brick with a gambrel and gabled iron roof. It is a fine expression of the Federation Arts and Crafts style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a full width return broken back and skillion roofed verandah. The verandah is set on timber posts with post brackets. There is a central door and hopper light flanked by sidelights and double hung sash windows. The facade features rendered string courses. The roofscape features a pair of rendered cap chimneys.

HISTORY

1930 - Funeral- The Friends of the late Mrs. MARY CATHERINE BOX, widow of the late Thomas Box, of the Fremantle Harbor Trust, are respectfully invited to follow her remains to the place of interment, the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Fremantle. The Funeral will leave the residence of her son, Mr. Reginald T. Box, 25 Allen-street East Fremantle,  (Reference)

1943 Marriage Leone, elder daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. Box, 25 Allen-street, East Fremantle, and Russell (Sig., AIF Papua), elder son of Mr. and Mrs. (Article is incomplete) (Reference)

RESIDENTS

1915 - 1917: Brooks, John T.

1918 - 1920: Oxbrow, Frank C.

1921 - 1922: Brooks, John T.

1923: Vacant

1924 - 1926: Lenny, Charles B.
1927 - 1945: Box, Reginald T.

1946 - 1949: Box, Mrs Irene

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Aesthetic & Representative

No 26 Allen Street is a single storey house constructed in rendered brick with a hipped and gable format concrete tiled roof. It is an expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a thrust gable bay and part width return broken back roofed verandah. The verandah is set on turned timber posts. The verandah terminates at the gabled thrust bay. There is a central located door flanked by sidelights and replacement casement and fixed light windows. A set of concrete steps leads from the verandah to the garden. The roofscape features a pair of rendered cap chimneys.

HISTORY

1935 Pen Friends club- SHIRLEY WINTER, 26 Allen-street, East Fremantle- wanted- a friend interested in swimming, dancing and all pets; age 12 years. (Reference)

1935 Dear Auntie Kitty, I wish to thank you very much for the pretty blue member's certificate. I like the decoration of it very much. I am making a new garden at home in the corner of the back lawn, and as I think it would look very pretty made after the style of a bower or arbor, I am going to make it that way...I remain, your affectionate niece, SHIRLEY WINTER, 26 Allen-street, East Fremantle. (Reference)

1937  Birth- On May 1, at St. Helen's Hospital, to Mr. and Mrs A. H. Ralph, of 26 Allen-street, East Fremantle- a son. Both well. (Reference)

1937 Death The Friends of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Ralph, of 26 Allen-street, East Fremantle, are respectfully informed that the remains of their late dearly beloved Son, Neil, will be privately interred in the Roman Catholic Cemetery Karrakatta...(Reference)

1943  Mr and Mrs A. Hicks, of 26 Allen-street, East Fremantle, wish to announce the engagement of their eldest daughter, Beryl Jean, AAMWS to Sgt William Joseph (Bill) Holloway, AIF, eldest son of Mrs F. Holloway, of 3 Silas-street, East Fremantle.  (Reference)

1947  Marriage On January 4, at St. John's Church, Fremantle, Raymond Alexander Horrocks, of 14 Tareena street, Nedlands, to Beryl Jean, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Hicks, of 26 Allen-street, East Fremantle. (Reference)

1947 Mr. and Mrs. A. Hicks of 26 Allen street. East Fremantle have much pleasure in announcing the engagement of their youngest daughter Violet Betty to Maurice Victor (Maurie), eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Bridger, of Rivervale. (Reference)

RESIDENTS

1914 - 1918: Lehmann, Lieut. Benjamin C.

1919: Reid, Henry

1920: Taylor, --

1921 - 1922: McMinn, Stanley R.

1923: Rome, Richard

1924: Bale, Frederick William

1925 - 1926: Richardson, Herbert Bede

1927 - 1929: Lehmann, Mrs E. J.

1930: Vacant

1931 - 1932: Harrison, Arnold

1933 - 1935: Winter, Reginald

1935 - 1937: Cox, Oswald F.

1937 - 1941: Ralph, Arthur A.

1941 - 1945: O'Brien, Mrs S.

1946 - 1949: Hicks, Alex

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ARCHITECTURE

No 26 Allen Street is a single storey house constructed in rendered brick with a hipped and gable format concrete tiled roof. It is an expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a thrust gable bay and part width return broken back roofed verandah. The verandah is set on turned timber posts. The verandah terminates at the gabled thrust bay. There is a central located door flanked by sidelights and replacement casement and fixed light windows. A set of concrete steps leads from the verandah to the garden. The roofscape features a pair of rendered cap chimneys.
The place retains its basic form and details. The place has been rendered and additions made to the rear.
The place is consistent with the building pattern in the Precinct. The place plays an important role in the pattern of development of a middle class suburb.

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


1914 - 1916: Lehmann, Benj C.

1917 - 1918: Lehmann, Lieut Beno C.

1919: Reid, Henry.

1920 - 1914: Taylor, --.

1921 - 1922: McMinn, Stanley R

1923: Rome, Richard

1924: Bale, Fredk Wm

1925 - 1926: Richardson, Herbt Bede

1927 - 1929: Lehmann, Mrs E J

1930: Vacant

1931 - 1932: Harrison, Arnold

1933 - 1934: Winter, Reginald

1935/36 - 1936/37: Cox, Oswald F

1937/38 - 1940/41: Ralph, Arthur A

1941/42 - 1945: O'Brien, Mrs S

1946 - 1949: Hicks, Alex



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ARCHITECTURE

No 27 Allen Street is a single storey house constructed in brickwork with a hipped corrugated iron roof. It is a fine simple expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is symmetrically planned with a central door and hopper light flanked by side lights and sets of three casement windows. The facade features a full width bull nosed roofed verandah. The verandah is set on timber posts with post brackets. The verandah has been extended to the north to act as a carport.

HISTORY

1927 Birth- On April 4 at their residence 27 Allen-street, East Fremantle, to Mr. and Mrs. R W. Lowry- a daughter. Both well.  (Reference)

1946 - Mr and Mrs. R. H. Angus of 25 Dalgety-street, East Fremantle have pleasure in announcing the engagement of their younger daughter, Hattie Joyce to Thomas Lupton only son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Chapman, of 27 Allen-street, East Fremantle.  (Reference)

1950 The son and daughter of MR. and MRS. A. CHAPMAN of 27 Allen-street, East Fremantle, have much pleasure in announcing the 30th Anniversary of their parents' Marriage which was solemnised at the Baptist Church, Beulah, Victoria, on December 24 1920...  (Reference)

1954 Mr. and Mrs. O. Bradbury have pleasure in announcing the engagement of their only daughter and step-daughter. Gwenda, to Rodney, only son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Hankinson, 27 Allen-street, East Fremantle. (Reference)

RESIDENTS

1920 - 1923: De Mouncey, Ernest "Lornaville"

1924: Crake, Frank M.

1925 - 1929: Lowry, Robert William

1930 - 1932: Winter, Reginald

1933 - 1949: Chapman, A.

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ARCHITECTURE

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HISTORY

1927 - WOMAN INJURED. Knocked Down by Constable. Serious injuries were sustained by Mrs. Adelaide Byers, of Allen-street, East Fremantle, on Monday afternoon, when she was knocked down by a horse ridden by Mounted-constable Rose, in Reserve street, East Fremantle. She was attended by Dr. Stubbe and was admitted to the Woodside Private Hospital in an unconscious state, and treated for severe concussion. Yesterday her condition had improved. (Reference)

1935 - Death On May 12, at her late residence, 28 Allen-street, East Fremantle, Sarah, beloved wife of Robert George Byers. Privately interred in the Congregational Cemetery, Fremantle (Reference)

1942 -Killed FARRINGTON. On January 12, killed in air operations, John Edward (Jack), the dearly loved only son of Edward and Ivy Farrington, of 28 Allen-street, East Fremantle, and loved brother of Eileen and Leone; aged 27 years. Good-night son.  (Reference)

1943 Death- On September 7, suddenly, at his residence, 28 Allen-street, East Fremantle, Edward Charles FARRINGTON (Ted), dearly beloved eldest son of Annie and the late Charles Ralph Farrington. JP, of 69 King-street, East Fremantle; aged 53 years.  (Reference)

1953 On Aug 26, suddenly, at Hollywood Hospital, Ivy Olive Myrtle Farrington, of 28 Allen-street, East Fremantle, widow of the late Edward Farrington. Loving mother of Eileen, Leone and the late John (R.A.A.F.); aged 55 years. FARRINGTON (Ivy): My greatest friend who passed on without leaving an enemy. R.I.P. (Reference)

RESIDENTS

1921 - 1935: Byers, Robert G.

1935 - 1939: Palmer, John C.

1939 - 1941: Guyer, Stan J.

1941 - 1943: Farrington, E. C.

1944 - 1949: Farrington, Mrs Ivy

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ARCHITECTURE

No 31 Allen Street is a single storey house constructed in tuck pointed brick with a hipped and gabled corrugated iron roof. There is a loft extension to the rear. The place was originally an expression of the Federation Bungalow style. After its construction the place was modified to reflect the Art Deco style. It has since been restored to reflect the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a gable thrust bay and a part width return broken back roofed verandah. The verandah is set on turned timber posts over a concrete floor. The verandah terminates on the half-timbered gabled thrust bay. The verandah is a replacement. The gable bay features a double hung sash window under a sunhood. There is a central door and hopper light flanked by a sidelight and single pane double hung sashes.

HISTORY

1927 Auction- OCTOBER 27. At  31 ALLEN STREET EAST FREMANTLE: VALUABLE .OAK HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE. LEARMONTH, DUFFY, and CO. have received instructions from Mr. A. M. Strachan to SELL by PUBLIC AUCTION- MODERN OAK SIDEBOARD, OAK DINING-ROOM SUITE...(reference)

1929 Funeral -Friends of the late Mr. Thomas George Cook, of the Fremantle Harbour Trust, are respectfully invited to follow his remains to the place of interment, the Church of England Cemetery, Fremantle. The Funeral will leave the residence of his son, Mr. Aubrey William Cook, 31 Allen-street, East Fremantle, (reference

1930 A garden fete conducted by the Willys Overland Whippet Motor Club at 31 Allen-street, East Fremantle, was attended with great success. There were several items of amusement, as bowls, quoits, darts, etc, and the evening was enjoyably spent. All members are looking forward to the next general meeting on Thursday, when there will be a ladies' guessing competition, and also discussion for the annual picnic on Sunday next at Guildford. (reference)

1949 Mr. W. L. Simons, of Guildford, has pleasure in announcing the engagement of his only daughter Ellen Patricia Simons (Helen) of 31 Allen-street, East Fremantle, to Flinders George, only son of Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Foster, of 14 Irwin-street, East Fremantle. (reference)

RESIDENTS

1917 - 1925: Johnston, William B.

1926 - 1927: Strachan, Alfred M. T.

1928 - 1949: Cook, Aubrey

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ARCHITECTURE

No 32 Allen Street is a single storey house constructed in brick and rendered brick with a hipped and gabled tiled roof. It is an expression of the Inter-War Mediterranean style with modern additions. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a thrust gable bay and prominent double garage. The original verandah has been replaced with a rectilinear, steel framed awning. The gable bay features lead light casement windows. 

HISTORY

1945 - UNLAWFUL ASSAULT Man Sent to Gaol. In the Fremantle Police Court on Tuesday, Robert Walter Severn (31), labourer, of 32 Allen street, East Fremantle was charged with having at North Fremantle on January 1 unlawfully assaulted a girl under the age of 14 years. The case was remanded and was dealt with before Mr A. Schroeder, Special Magistrate, in the Fremantle Children's Court yesterday. Severn was sentenced to six months' imprisonment with hard labour. (Reference)

1950 - Death On November 20, at Subiaco, Hilda Mary, dearly beloved wife of Noel McCombe, of 32 Allen-street, East Fremantle, loving mother of Roger, Peter, Judith and Mary, fond mother-in-law of Elsie, The Rev. S. J. Spratling conducted a private Church of England Service in the Crematorium Chapel, Karrakatta...  (Reference)

RESIDENTS

1923: Hockley, Harold

1937 - 1938: Vacant

1938 - 1945: Secombe, Claud F.

1946 - 1949: McCombe, Noel J.

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ARCHITECTURE

No 33 Allen Street is a single storey house constructed in tuck pointed brick and rendered bands with a hipped and gabled corrugated iron roof. It is fine expression of the Federation Filigree style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a full width, return bull-nose roofed verandah. The verandah is set on turned timber posts with a timber filigree frieze. There is a central door flanked by thrust bays. The thrust bays feature pairs of double hung sash windows. Half-timbered gables are located over each thrust bay. The roofscape features a pair of chimneys with rendered caps.

HISTORY

1926 Funeral- The Friends of the late Mr. James Robert Sinclair, Postmaster, of Fremantle, are respectfully invited to follow his remains to the place of interment, the Anglican Cemetery, Karrakatta. The Funeral will leave his late residence, 33 Allen-street, East Fremantle...LOYAL WESTRALIAN LODGE, No. 18, W.A.C. The Brethren of the above Lodge are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of late Mr. James R. Sinclair, father of Bro. Donald C. Sinclair... POSTMASTERS' ASSOCIATION- The Members of the above Association are invited to follow the remains of their late fellow officer and member...WEST PERTH FOOTBALL CLUB, W.A.F.L.The Members of the above Club are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of late Mr. James R. Sinclair, father of our vice-captain, Mr. Donald C. Sinclair....THE ARGONAUTS, FREMANTLE GROUP -The Members of the above Society are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of our late member, Mr. James Robert Sinclair ...EAST FREMANTLE BOWLING CLUB- Members are requested to follow the remains of our late comrade, J. R. Sinclair...FREMANTLE DISTRICT CRICKET CLUB- The Members of the Fremantle District Cricket Club are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of the late Mr. J. R. Sinclair. (Reference)

1928  Birth DORSETT (nee Ethel Fisher) On April 23, at Nurse Bathgate's Private Hospital, to Mr. and Mrs. Ken Dorsett, of 33 Allen-street East Fremantle -a daughter. Both well.  (Reference)

1928 - Car transfer 2947: From Alice Herman to Edward R. Scott, 33 Allen-street, Fremantle.  (Reference)

1931 - FOOTBALL PRIZE TO FREMANTLE Of 2000 odd entries In last week's football competition that sent in by KEITH PAYNE, 33 Allen-street, East Fremantle, has been adjudged the winner. He will be forwarded a cheque for £3 3s. Again the competitors gave convincing proof of their ability to judge the form of the teams. Although the South Fremantle-Subiaco match was widely regarded as likely to favour Subiaco, no less than 312 of the competitors anticipated a South Fremantle victory. A substantial majority expected Perth to defeat Claremont-Cottesloe, while East Fremantle and West Perth both commanded a large following...The winner showed sound judgement in assessing the relative merits of the two teams...(Reference)

1935 car transfer 14107: McCullough and Neil to E. J. Barron, 33 Allen-street, East Fremantle, Ford. (Reference)

RESIDENTS

1919: Leunig, Charles

1920 - 1925: Cooper, Alex C.

1926: Sinclair, James Robert (postmaster)

1927 - 1932: Scott, Edward

1933 - 1938: Barron, Eric J.

1938 - 1942: Murphy, Hubert

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34 Allen Street

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ARCHITECTURE

No 34 Allen Street is a single storey house constructed in tuck pointed brick with rendered bands and a hipped and gabled tiled roof. It is fine expression of the Federation Queen Anne style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a full width, return skillion roofed verandah. The verandah is set on turned timber posts with post brackets. The front door is on the north elevation under the verandah. The front facade features two bay windows under half-timbered gables.

HISTORY

1929 -Vehicle Transfer - 22738, Ivy Osborne, 34 Allen-street, , East Fremantle, Plymouth. (Reference)

1946 The Friends of the late Mr. Thomas Joseph Osborne, of 34 Allen street. East Fremantle, and late of the Jandakot Wool Scouring Co. Ltd, are respectfully informed that his remains will be interred in the Church of England portion of the Fremantle Cemetery...(Reference)

RESIDENTS

1924 - 1943: Osborne, Thomas Joseph

1944 - 1949: Osborne, Mrs Clara M.

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ARCHITECTURE

No 36 Allen Street is a single storey house constructed in tuck pointed brick and rendered brick with a hipped and gable tiled roof. It is a fine expression of the Federation Arts and Crafts style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a part width return hip roofed verandah. The verandah is set on concrete Doric columns set over piers. A rendered masonry wall runs between the piers. The front door is offset and set under the return verandah and addresses the street. The front facade features sets of three casement windows. The southern window has a tiled awning over it. A pair of prominent gables are a feature of the house.

HISTORY

1950  Mr. and Mrs. Henry P. McFall, of 36 Allen-street, East Fremantle, have much pleasure in announcing the engagement of their second daughter, Helen Mary, to John Joseph, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick M. Morrissey, of Nallan Station, Cue.  (Reference) 1951 The Marriage will take place at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, East Fremantle, on Saturday at 10 a.m. (Reference)

1950 Mr. and Mrs. Henry P. McFall, 36 Allen-street, East Fremantle, have much pleasure in announcing the engagement of their fourth daughter, Eileen Mary, to James Thomas, eldest son of Mrs. Thomas Barry and the late Mr. James Jones, of Boogardie Station, Mt. Magnet. (Reference) 1951 The marriage will take place on March 17 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, East Fremantle, at 10 a.m. (Reference)

RESIDENTS

1930 - 1949: McFall, Henry P.

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ARCHITECTURE

No 38 Allen Street is a single storey house constructed in tuck pointed brick and rendered bands with a hipped and gable corrugated iron roof. It is fine expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a full width, return verandah set on turned timber posts. There is a central door and hopper light flanked by sidelights and pairs of double hung sash windows. Part of the verandah has been enclosed with fibrous cement cladding and louvre openings. The roofscape has a pair of render capped chimneys.

HISTORY

1914 East Fremantle Council meeting-Messrs. Knox and Sherbourne submitted plans of new buildings for approval, which was granted.(reference)

1929 East Fremantle Lawn Tennis Club tournament- Following  is the draw for tomorrow: Miss Sherbourne and Johnston v. Miss Chester and Chester.  (reference)

1930 Mr. and Mrs. F. Sherbourne, of Allen street, East Fremantle, are holidaying in the Eastern States. (reference)

1930 At the Empire Hall, East Fremantle, on June 20, a successful dance was conducted by the Richmond Ladies' Hockey Club and the East Fremantle Lacrosse Club. Music was provided by Connelly's orchestra. The committee consisted of Misses H. Ramsay, S. Malland, F. Sherbourne, W. Pearce, C. Rudderham, and Messrs. N. Ridgway, M. Jeffery and F. Smith.  (reference)

1930 In order to encourage an interest in gardening, the headteacher of East Fremantle School (Mr. Walters) conducted competitions among the pupils, and some excellent exhibits of flowers and vegetables were shown at the school last Tuesday. Prizes for home-grown flowers were awarded to Victor Thacker, Robert Fletcher- and Margaret Jakobsen; for vegetables. Ronald Thacker, Richard Stoddart. Harold Howes and Fred Sherbourne...(reference)

1931 Miss Francis Sherbourne, of East Fremantle, is spending the holidays at the Caves. (reference)

1932 An enjoyable dance arranged by the Fremantle Rowing Club to further the interests of Mr. Ralph Jeffreys in the 'popular oarsman' appeal was held on Thursday evening last at the Scottish Hall, Fremantle. Those present included Mrs. J. W. Hugall, Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Jeffreys, Misses Francis Sherbourne... (reference)

1933 Miss F. Sherbourne, of East Fremantle, left last week for Salt River (via Katanning), where she will take up duties under the Education Department. (reference)

1937 - FUNERAL The Friends of Mr. Frederick John Sherborne, Customs and Forwarding Agent, of 19 High-street Fremantle, are respectfully informed that the remains of his late dearly beloved WIFE, Mary Rosina, will be interred in the Methodist portion of the Fremantle Cemetery. The Funeral will leave her late residence, 38 Allen-street. East Fremantle. (Reference)

Mar 1941 The happy relations existing between the Customs Department and the agents were referred to by several speakers at a luncheon at the ground; at which Mr. H. W. Sadleir presided. Mr. S. M. Butfield proposed the toast of the Navy, Army and Air Force. The toast of the agents was proposed by the Collector of Customs (Mr. H. St. G. Bird) and that of the department by Mr. Sadleir, Messrs. A. G. Brice and F. Sherbourne responded for the agents, and Mr. W.H. Wildy for the department. (reference)

1949 Death On September 16 suddenly, at his residence, 38 Allen-street, East Fremantle. Frederick John Sherborne, husband of the late Mary Rosina Sherborne, and loved brother of Frank; Alec, Eva (Mrs. Jarman) and the late Herbert; aged 69 years, sincere friend and partner of Mr. John Walker and Mrs. Walker. of 7 Preston Point-road, East Fremantle, A tribute to the memory of our esteemed friend and employer. Inserted by the staff of P. J. Sherborne, Fremantle.(Reference)

RESIDENTS

1915 - 1949: Sherborne, Frederick J.

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ARCHITECTURE

No 40 Allen Street is a single storey house constructed in rendered brick with a hipped and gabled tiled roof. It is a good expression of the Inter-War California Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a gable thrust bay and part width gable roofed verandah. The verandah is set on rendered piers with a rendered balustrade. There is an offset entry door flanked by sidelights and a set of three casement windows. The roofscape is an important feature of the house with sweeping half-timbered gables.
The place retains its basic form and its details. 

HISTORY

1936 - ROWING. Fremantle Club's Dinner. Fifty years have elapsed since the Fremantle Rowing Club was founded, and to mark such an occasion a dinner will be held at the Cabin Tearooms, High-street, Fremantle, on Thursday next, at 7.30 p.m. Among those who have accepted invitations to be present are the Chief Secretary (Mr. W. H. Kitson, M.L.C.), and the Mayor of Fremantle (Mr. F. E. Gibson). A large number of old members have been notified of the dinner and most of them have signified their intention of being present. Unfortunately the addresses of all of them are not on record, and the secretary, Mr. K. T. Lewis, of 40 Allen-street, East Fremantle, would be pleased if old members who have not received an invitation would communicate with him or with the president (Mr. S. Jeffreys). (Reference)

1939 Birth On September 4, at St. Helen's, East Fremantle, to Mr. and Mrs. K. T. F. Lewis. of 40 Allen-street-a son. Both well.  (Reference)

1944 Birth On August 29, at St Helen's. East Fremantle, to Mr and Mrs Ken Lewis, of 40 Allen street- a son (Roger Ford). Both well. (Reference)

RESIDENTS

1935 - 1949: Lewis, Ken T.

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ARCHITECTURE

No 41 Allen Street is a single storey house constructed in rendered brickwork with a hipped and gabled corrugated iron roof. It is a much-altered expression of the Federation Bungalow style. Much of the elevation has been modified. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a full width, return verandah. The verandah is set on timber posts. There is a central door flanked by sidelights and replacement windows.  Modified in the 1950s.

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

After 1949- 2008 Frank and Margaret Percival

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ARCHITECTURE

No 52 Allen Street is a single storey house constructed in rendered brick with a hipped and gabled corrugated iron roof. It is an expression of the Federation Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a thrust gable bay and a full width, return verandah. The verandah is set on turned timber posts with a simple timber frieze. The front elevation is dominated by a half-timbered gable over a bay window. The remainder of the house is arranged in a receding plan from the gable bay. There is an offset entry door and hopper light flanked by sidelights and another door and hopper light. There are rendered quoins and the brickwork has been rendered.

HISTORY

1933 -The funeral of the late Mr. Edward James Hewitt, of 52 Allen-street, East Fremantle, and of the Fremantle Municipal Tramways, took place in the Church of England portion of the Fremantle Cemetery yesterday afternoon in the presence of a large gathering of friends… Deceased was born in London 66 years ago, and came to this State in 1907, and, for the past 26 years, was employed by the Fremantle Municipal Tramways Board. The cortege moved from the private mortuary of Horace L. Green, High-street. Fremantle, the hearse being heavily laden with beautiful floral tributes. Employees of the Fremantle Municipal Tramways Board preceded the cortege to Parry-street, and from the cemetery gates to the graveside. The late Mr. Hewitt leaves a widow, one daughter, one step-daughter and one step-son to mourn their loss. The chief mourners were Mrs. Marian Hewitt (widow), Joyce (daughter), Mrs. T. D. Bruning (step-daughter), Mr. George Balston (step-son), Mr. T. D. Bruning (son-in-law)... (Reference)

RESIDENTS

1915 - 1920: Ward, Sydney L.

1921 - 1930: Evans, Ernest A.

1931 - 1932: Kemp, Frank

1933 - 1934: Hewitt, Edward J.

1934 - 1935: Hewitt, Mrs Marion & Bruning, T. D.

1935 - 1938: Smith, James W.

1938 - 1941: Steven, John B. (medical practitioner) & Kidd, Mrs A.

1941 - 1942: Vacant

1942 - 1946: Jones, Mrs Lily M.

1947 - 1949: Hurst, John

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ARCHITECTURE

No 54 Allen Street is a single storey house constructed in brickwork and rendered brick with a hipped and gable tiled roof. It is fine expression of the Inter-War Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with an offset entry door flanked by sidelights and sets of four casement windows. The facade features a part width gabled roof verandah set on timber posts. A vertical a timber balustrade spans between the posts. Tiled awnings flank the verandah. 

HISTORY

1927 -FOR SALE- High Class FOX TERRIERS, of both sexes, as detailed in "Kennel Chronicle." Splendid opportunity to acquire winning strains. Can be seen by appointment. Tel. B554. Apply W. W .Chipper, 54 Allen-street, East Fremantle.  (Reference)

1940 -Funeral On April 1 at Fremantle, James beloved husband of Caroline Turner MacGregor, of Ard Choille. 54 Allen-street. East Fremantle and loving father of Gordon and Douglas MacGregor: aged 76 years. Privately interred in the Presbyterian portion of the Fremantle Cemetery...(Reference)

1943 - Auction Sat Jan 30 at  54 Allen st East Fremantle- CHOICE HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE. J. J. & F. G. HIGHAM have received instructions from Executors of the WILL of CAROLINE TURNER McGREGOR (Dec) to SELL by PUBLIC AUCTION: Household Furniture and Effects, Piano UG (German), Lounge and Bedroom Suites, Carpets, Linoleum, Dining, Room and Kitchen Furniture and many Sundries...(Reference)

RESIDENTS

1930 - 1940: MacGregor, James

1940 - 1945: MacGregor, Mrs Caroline T.

1946 - 1949: Shaw, Thomas C.

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