Fifth Street was part of the 1899 subdivision by the Sulphide Corporation. The Scout Hall is in this street. An old resident said that during the 1930s Fifth Street was renamed Pearce Street. This may have been named after Councillor George Pearce. This was later changed back to the original name.
Government Gazette of 24th June 1938, No.99 Folio 2497 "Street now known as Pearce Street to be known as Fifth Street"
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