Bannister St is named after Capt Thomas Bannister (1799-1874) who arrived aboard the Atwick in 1829 and bought one of the first four allotments sold in Fremantle in September 1829 (Hitchcock: 15). The Bannister River and town of North Bannister are also named after him.
Building of Arthur E. Davies & Co., funeral directors, in Market St, on the corner of Bannister St.
Bannister Suites Boutique Hotel Accommodation, aka Quality Suites Fremantle, is directly across the road from the Hougoumont, at no. 22, in a new building.
Bannister St Workshop started out as G.A. Davies wine store and stables. He called the premises Grosvenor Cellars. Later the building was transformed by John Dethridge and Brian Klopper into a workshop for craftspeople, despite the Wyola Club wanting to demolish the building. I'm guessing it will become yet another apartment building.
Garry Gillard | New: 13 November, 2015 | Now: 30 July, 2016