Some Western Australian History & Some Family History & Some More

Mann Street street sign

The Mann Street Cottesloe History Project

From it beginnings until about 1954

Compiled by Rob Shand and John & Ruth Luyer

section of old Perth Street directory map
From: 1945 Western Australia: Index & Maps of Streets, Roads, & Avenues etc Within Metropolitan Area & Environs Compiled and Drawn by the Chief Draftsman's Branch, Lands and Surveys, Perth.

Residents of Mann Street live in Cottesloe. In the past sometimes they gave their address as Osborne or Swanbourne.
The transfer of the Mann Street road reserve to "His Majesty King Edward VII" in 1903 heralded the beginning of the subdivision. Some information about the land ownerhip before subdivision is here.

Some photographs of Mann Street can be found here.

To see a list of who was associated with each current day house number (or lot number) try these A3 pdf spreadsheets compiled Rob Shand & John Luyer:
    East side 1903-1929
    West side 1903-1929
    (two more to follow)

For information on some early Mann Street owners or occupiers try clicking on the surname in this index compiled by John & Ruth Luyer.

Newspaper Advertisements and other information relating to Mann Street (Time line) compiled by Rob Shand & John Luyer:
    (more to follow)
Photo of Edward VII with decorations
King Edward VII (Image from Wikipedia)