Some Western Australian History & Some Family History & Some More



Time Line: 1950 - 1954
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.

1950

WAR SERVICE HOMES. The following received permits last month to build war service homes: ...
E. J. [Edward John] Lennell, 17 Mann-street, Cottesloe; ...
Source: The West Australian (Perth, WA) 18 January 1950 p33
AUCTIONS. TUESDAY NEXT. 31ST JANUARY. 1950, At Three p.m. McLEAN CARMICHAEL KEMPE PTY. LTD. have been instructed by THE PERPETUAL EXECUTORS. TRUSTEES AND AGENCY COMPANY (W.A.) LIMITED as Executor of the Will of the late (Mrs.) W. E. Doyle to OFFER at PUBLIC AUCTION as above. NO. 7 MANN-STREET. COTTESLOE WITH VACANT POSSESSION (In Terms of Sale).
LAND: Portions Cottesloe Suburban Lot 101, Lot 37 and part of Lot 36. Plan 2418. Total frontage 125.5 links, depth 249.8 links, to r.o.w. Total area over quarter an acre. Certificate of Title Volume 980. Folio 88.
IMPROVEMENTS: Modern Tile Roof Brick Residence, Front verandah, entrance hall, small interior vestibule hall, lounge and dining room (with communicating doors), three bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom, sleepout, washhouse, lavatory. The residence of modern layout and appropriate anpointments. Property sewered. Electric light and gas available. Large GARAGE (asbestos with wood floor). Grounds laid out in lawns, etc., fruit trees, etc.
ANNOUNCEMENT: This property, well situated elevated position, close Stirling-highway, Convenient to boys' and girls' secondary schools. Extremely convenient to ocean and river. The home presents a pleasing appearance. Front brick fence wall, and good type of homes in immediate vicinity generally.
INSPECTION: Saturdays between 10 a.m. and noon and 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. and Wednesdays between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Source: The West Australian (Perth, WA) 25 January 1950 p19

RADIO SETS AND REPAIRS. RADIO, Tecnico, 5 v., a.c.-d.c., d.w., excellent condition, best offer Saturday. 17 Mann-st., Cottesloe.

[NOTE: Tecnico radios are listed on the Historical Wireless Society of South East Queensland website].
Source: The West Australian (Perth, WA) 1 September 1950 p33

They Are Engaged.
BROCKWAY-SIMPSON: The engagement is announced between Marian St. Clair, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. [Walter] St. Clair Brockway, of [12] Mann-street, Cottesloe, and Kenneth Leonard, only son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Simpson, of Westmere, Auckland, New Zealand.

[NOTE: There is no record of an ensuing marriage in Western Australia; Marian Brockway married Peter Baker in July 1952].

1951

BEREAVEMENT NOTICES. MR. J. WALTON and Mrs. E. Sweetman wish to THANK all who sent expressions of sympathy in the loss of their wife and mother. Mrs. S. Walton. 22 Mann-street, Cottesloe.

[ORPHANAGE] FIRE An electric radiator was believed to have caused a fire which destroyed a lounge chair and a valuable monkey skin in the home of Mr. W. St. C. [Walter St Clair] Brockway in [12] Mann-street, Cottesloe, about 11.15 a.m. yesterday. Firemen from the Claremont brigade carried the burning chair out of the house.

1952

FOR SALE. REFRIG., Kelv., 5 cu. ft., old model, £64. 17 Mann-st., Cottesloe. Evenings


WSedding photo -Peter & Marian Baker
[Alfred William Augustus] Peter Baker and Marion Brockway were married at the bride's home in [12] Mann-street, Cottesloe, on Saturday, where her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. [Walter] St. Clair Brockway afterwards gave a small wedding breakfast for relatives and intimate friends. Later, there was a large reception in a marquee on the lawn.


1953

Motor Cycle In Corner Smash
Leonard Robert Bairstow (20), single, of [2] Mann-street, Cottesloe, received concussion yesterday afternoon when his motor cycle collided with a car. The accident occurred at the intersection of Bay-road and Melvista-avenue, Claremont. Mr. Bairstow was admitted to the Royal Perth Hospital.


PERTH TRAFFIC
(Monday, before Mr. K. H. Parker. S.M.)
...
FAILED TO GIVE WAY: For having failed to give way to vehicles on the right, ... and Leonard Robert Bairstow, of [2] Mann-street. Cottesloe, each £3.


1954

BELL: The Friends of Mr. Daniel Bell, of Third-avenue Applecross and formerly of 1 Mann-street, Cottesloe, are respectfully informed that the remains of his late dearly be loved wife Constance Cecelia will be interred in the Roman Catholic Cemetery. Karrakatta. at 11.30 o'clock TOMORROW (Friday) MORNING. The Cortege will move from the Star of the Sea Church. Stirling highway. Cottesloe, at 11.15 o'clobk. Requiem Mass will be celebrated in the Star of the Sea Church commencing at 7 a.m. HORACE L. GREEN. Cottesloe. Tel. F1681.


PERTH TRAFFIC
(Monday. before Messrs. W. Schofield and J. H. Larsen. J's.P.)
NEGLIGENT: For having driven negligently Douglas Nelson Hancy of Mann-street, Cottesloe was fined £5 and ...


REAL ESTATE
Newspaper advertisement for 1 Mann Street COTTESLOE
BRICK AND TILE HOME
No. 1 MANN STREET
TO BE OFFERED FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION ON THE PREMISES
TUESDAY, 14th DECEMBER AT 3 p.m.
Close to Stirling-hwy and Eric-st., this well situated and MODERATELY PRICED home with IMMEDIATE POSSESSION comprises Lounge. Dining rm., 2 brs., s/o. [sleepout], bath rm., kitchen and usual conveniences incl. gar., h.w.s Offered with w.w. carpets and w.t.
Open for inspection Tuesdays 3 to 4 p.m., Saturdays 10 to 11.30 a.m.. or by arrangement with the auctioneers at whose offices the Conditions of sale may be inspected.
JOSEPH CHARLES, LEARMONTH, DUFFY & CO.
(Est 1898).
Auctioneers. 104 St. George's-terrace. BF1521.