Main Street Historic Walk – Site 48

First owned from 1948/9 by Bruce and Mabel Boulter. In 1972/3 Allan and Patrica Hillier constructed a building which consisted of the town's first arcade including several shops. The shops consisted of an estate agency known as Hillier and Errey, Farm Advisory operated by John Chadwick, Agricultural Protection Board operated by Lance Ridley, Allan Hillier second hand goods auctioneer, Electrical goods operated by Bob Fletcher and picture framing by Colin Martin. Since then the whole site has been renovated and a more modern complex housing real estate agency of Stocker Preston.


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