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George Yorke Hubble

George Hubble, for whom Hubble St in Plympton East Fremantle is named, was born 28 November 1858 and died by cutting his own throat 22 March 1906. He was married first in 1890 to Amelia Johanna (Minnie) Pearse (daughter of Silas). They had one son, but she died in 1892, aged 29. In 1903 he married Blanche Harrison without issue. At the time of his death he was insolvent.

See the Fremantle History Society Newsletter, winter 2002, pp. 7-9 for a biography by Ken Hopkins.

References, Links and Acknowledgements

Hopkins, Ken 2002, 'Hubble St Mystery', Fremantle History Society Newsletter, Winter 2002: 7-9.

Lee, Jack 1979, This is East Fremantle (The story of a town and its people), East Fremantle Town Council.


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