Main Street Historic Walk – Site 20

This building was built in 1926/7 by the Mann Bros for the Mann family and later it was used as a bootmakers shop by a E. Pummel. Then the towns first barber in Vinty Fee known as Ali Barber operated here until 1942/3. Ken Edwards took over the barbers business till 1947. The wooden building was demolished and he built a more modern shop next door. The land was sold to Mr Reynolds and his proposed garage foundations next door. This site was rebuilt with several little eateries but now is a larger complex with many tenants including Domino's Restaurant, Red Cross and Boutique Eco.


References

Reference map of Margaret River with site numbers

Margaret River Town 1894-1984 by Mavis Wise

Margaret River Stories by Guy Jennings, ISBN 9780646575346

A History of the Catholic Community of Margaret River District by Merilyn Hutton

Margaret River & District Historical Society photo collection

John Alferink from my recollections of the town after being in the area for over 68 years, John Alferink 2021