Main Street Historic Walk – Site 49

This building was built for Jack and Agnes Thomas and it was used as a news agency and drapery shop for many years.The news agency was mostly operated by Mrs Agnes Thomas as well as her son Stewart and daughter Moya Dempster. The drapery was operated by Mr Jack Thomas as well as his stepson Bob Dunbar. Both shops were sold/renovated into what is now the estate agencies of First National and Acton.


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