The area incorporating the current suburb of Fulham was purchased c. 1836 by John White (? –30 December 1860), who named it Fulham Farm after the suburb of Fulham in his native London. The White family home, , built by his son, Samuel White (1835?–16 November 1880), father of Samuel Albert White (1870–1954) which took three years to build, remained with the family until placed on the market in 2014, and sold to another South Australian resident for $2.5 million in August 2015. The new owner of the home plans on restoring the home back to its former glory and building a wing to the east of the home.
The age distribution of Fulham residents is skewed towards an older population than the greater Australian population. 74.1% of residents were over 25 years in 2006, compared to the Australian average of 66.5%; and 25.9% were younger than 25 years, compared to the Australian average of 33.5%.
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- H22 to Henley Beach South
- H30 to West Lakes
- H32 to Henley Beach South
- H31 to Henley Square
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