ALLEN Albert William Jex

Name Albert William Jex ALLEN
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1867
Died 1917
Birth/ Baptism Born 22 June 1867, Launceston, Tasmania
Parents William Henry and Martha Allen (formerly Millington)
Apprenticeship According to his obituary, in Victoria
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Ulverstone
Street Address
Reibey Street, Ulverstone
Marriage/Spouse 1 September 1902, Norwood, Adelaide, South Australia, to Louisa Cashmore.
Other 1886: Commenced business, Ulverstone.
Early 1900s: Advertised regularly in Ulverstone.

The North Western Advocate & The Emu Bay Times 3 November 1904:
Just received from the manufacturers an entirely fresh assortment of very choice novelties, also optical goods of every description. 8-Day striking clocks from 12s 6d and guaranteed spectacles and coloured glasses from 1s.
A W Allen, Watchmaker and Jeweller, Ulverstone.’

Albert sold watches marked with his mother’s name,
M. Allen’.

December 1906: Celebrated 20 years in business.

1912: Retired due to ill health.

Death 13 January 1917, ‘Levencraig,’ South Road, West Ulverstone
TAHO: RGD33/1/45 no229 Birth 1867;  Name Indexes 2010811 File No. 786 Death 1917; AD960/1/38 Will No. 10381 1917.
Evening Journal 6 September 1902; North West Advocate & Emu Bay Times 9 December 1903, 1 December 1906, 23 December 1909, 11 May 1912; The Examiner (Launceston) 15 January 1917.