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Hillson Beasley

Hillson Beasley (1855-1936) was born in Canterbury, Kent, arriving in Perth from Melbourne in 1896. He worked in the Public Works Department under first George Temple Poole and then John Grainger, becoming chief architect 1905-17. He died and was buried in Albany.

He designed or was responsible for Government House ballroom (1899), WA Parliament House (1900), Claremont Teachers Training College (1902), Perth Modern School (1909-11), and in Fremantle, the Post Office (1907), the 'old' Customs House (1908), Fremantle Technical College, cnr South Tce and Essex St.


Customs House, Phillimore Street


Fremantle Post Office, Market Street


Technical College, South Terrace, Essex Street

References and Links

Hannah Lewi 2005, bio in ADB.

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