Some Western Australian History & Some Family History & Some More

Time Line: 1903 - 1909
Mann Street, Cottesloe, Western Australia

Compiled by Rob Shand and John & Ruth Luyer

NOTE: For information on the names mentioned try clicking on the surname in this index.


COCKERELS White Wyandotte, stylish, July birds. sell or exchange. H. Crawley, Mann-st., off Eric-st., Cottesloe.
Source: The West Australian (Perth, WA) Friday 25 December 1903

GIRL wanted, generally useful, small family. Mrs. Medcalf, Mann-st., off Eric-st., Cottesloe.
Source: The West Australian (Perth, WA) 19 February 1904

DRAKES, Indian Runner, Johnson's prize strain, from 10s. Mrs. Crawley. Mann-st., off Eric-st., Cottesloe.

EGGS.-White Wyandottes, Minorcas, pure, splendid laying strains, 10s. 6d., satisfaction guaranteed. Mrs. Crawley, Mann-st. off Eric-st., Cottesloe.
Source: The West Australian (Perth, WA) 20 August 1904

LOST, Bay Pony. branded W on near shoulder; £1 reward. Warwick, [Number 11] Mann-st., Cottesloe.
Source: The West Australian (Perth, WA) 6 October 1904


CRAWLEY.- On 25th July, at Perth Public Hospital, Vera, infant daughter of Hugh and Charlotte Crawley, [No.17] Mann-street, Cottesloe, aged 5½ months. Melbourne papers please copy.
Source: The West Australian (Perth, WA) 5 August 1905
MEDCALF.- October 1, At his parents' residence, Mann street, Cottesloe, Western Australia, Clarence Frank, beloved second son of Ferdinand T J and Lillian Medcalf, and grandson of Mr and Mrs Joseph Medcalf, of Redfern, in his 15th year.
Source: The Sydney Morning Herald (Sydney, NSW) 3 October 1905 p4

TONIGHT TONIGHT at eight o'clock VALUABLE CITY AND SUBURBAN PROPERTIES at the rooms 116 William Street Perth. B. C. Wood & Co. have been favoured with instructions from various owners to sell: 2 [of 11] Cottesloe - Mann Street lots 36 and 37 each 56.6 x 165 ft. to r.o.w. Rising suburb, cash or terms.
Source: The West Australian (Perth, WA) 25 November 1905 p5


DRAKES, ducks (laying).Typical Indian Runners (Snell-Johnson) beauties 4s to 10s each. Mrs. Crawley Mann Street, close Odd Fellows Orphanage Cottesloe.
Source: The West Australian (Perth, WA) 3 March 1906 p15

COCKERELS and Pulletts, White Wyandottes, Black Orpingtons, Runner Ducks (laying) Drakes Mrs. Crawley Mann-st., close, Odd Fellows Orphanage Cottesloe [now Wanslea, lots 34-40 inclusive back onto the property]
Source: The West Australian (Perth, WA) 28 April 1906 p15
COTTESLOE ROADS BOARD. TENDERS. Tenders will be received up to up to 5 o’clock pm Monday 11th June 1906 for the following works:- (1.) Construction of Mann-street, about 17 chains. (2.) Construction of Edward-street, about 11 chains. (3.) Construction of Lillian-street, about 14 chains. Plans and specifications may be inspected at the office of the Board. Deposit of 5 per cent. to accompany each Tender. The lowest or any Tender not necessarily accepted. By order. BLAIR McKAY, 1st June. 1906. Secretary.
Source: The West Australian (Perth, WA) 2 June 1906 p6
SUBIACO EGG-LAYING COMPETITION RESULT OF THE BALLOT In connection with the egg-laying competition, which is to be held at the Agricultural Department's reserve at Subiaco, the department received more applications for pens than it was able to supply. A meeting of the committee was accordingly held, when it was decided that the pens should be allotted by ballot. The ballot was held yesterday afternoon, and the results were as follow :- ... Black Orpingtons- ... C.Crawley, Mann Street Cottesloe. ...
Source: The Daily News (Perth, WA) 16 June 1906 p13