258 High Street (Kia Ora)


Residence of the Fynmore family, 1920s1 who moved there from Dalkeith House.

Sunday Times, 2 June 1918:2

Of a good fighting family stock comes recently-returned Sapper F. A. C. Fymore, brother to E. M. Fymere, of "Kia Ora," High-street, Fremantle. Fymore pera was a captain in the Maori War, while his grandfather was a middy at Trafalgar, the great-grand-father also being on one of Nelson's ships in that historic fight. Sapper Fymore, who was well known in Fremantle in electrical circles, goes to Victoria on his discharge to a good position in the electrical department of the Melbourne City Council.

The W.A. Record, 18 September 1920:3


There passed away at his residence, "Kia Ora" (late Dalkeith House), High-street, Fremantle, at the early age of 47 years, Mr. Ed. Machen (Fred) Fynmore. on Friday last, the 10th. September. The deceased, who had been ailing for the last six months, had lately passed through a great deal of suffering. Towards the end medical aid was of no avail whatever, and the ministrations of Rev. Father Neville brought him considerable comfort. A good husband and father, his loss is keenly felt. The late Mr. Fynmore is survived by his wife and three children to mourn their loss—R.I.P.

  1. Kitty Likes the Corner. (1921, February 26). The W.A. Record (Perth, WA : 1888 - 1922), p. 2. Retrieved May 25, 2022, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article212402818 

  2. PEEPS at PEOPLE (1918, June 2). Sunday Times (Perth, WA : 1902 - 1954), p. 13. Retrieved May 25, 2022, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article57993315 

  3. OBITUARY. (1920, September 18). The W.A. Record (Perth, WA : 1888 - 1922), p. 1. Retrieved May 25, 2022, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article212400231