A True Colonist’s Private & Public Works

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Summary of Benjamin Castledine’s work in Western Australia

The images on this page are a mixture of contemporary and modern – the modern showing buildings that have been restored and or modified from their original form.

1884 Moved to Western Australia (aged 62)


Mr Charles Harper
Woodbridge House


Wright Brothers Partnership
Police Station Northampton
Club Hotel Geraldton
Imperial Hotel York


WA Government Public Works
Vasse Jetty lengthening (C Hastie, Contractor)
Albany Hospital


WA Land Company
Great Southern Railway Stations, sheds and workshops


T J Hobbs, Albany
WA Bank
Drew Robinson and Co. Grocery & Drapery
W Sandover’s Warehouse


Weld Club
Stanley Brewery modifications


Fremantle and Claremont
WA Bank
Dalgety & Co. offices
Messrs Sampson offices
Union Bank modifications
Colonel Forbes residence


WA Government Public Works
Esperance Jetty
Post Office
Customs Shed
Esperance School
Bremer Bay Post and Telegraph Station
Busselton Hospital and Courthouse


1898 Retired in Albany from the Inspector of Works Office (aged 76)