ANSELL Henry Simon

Name Henry Simon ANSELL
Country Of Origin England
Born 1826
Died 1910
Birth/ Baptism Born approx. 1826, Middlesex, London, England
Parents Hyam (watchmaker) and Frances Ansell
Apprenticeship With his father
Skills Clockmaker, Watchmaker, Jeweller, Silversmith, Watch Case Maker
Work Locations Launceston
Street Address
Burlington House, Charles Street, Launceston
Marriage/Spouse 24 July 1850 at Ellis Casper’s residence, 38 Liverpool Street, Hobart Town, to Rosetta Casper (d. 27 September 1861).

1878, London, England, to Matilda Myers.

Other 1841 England Census: Hyman Ansell, 45-year-old watchmaker, and brother Simon, a 15-year-old watchmaker’s apprentice.

August 1850: Opened business, Burlington House, Charles Street, Launceston.

By 1853: Relocated to Geelong, Victoria.

Approx. 1868: Moved back to England.

1870s: Watch case maker, 10 Pershore Road, Birmingham. His silver stamp was H.S.A.

Death 1910, Hampshire, England
Brian Loomes, Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World, Complete 21st Century Edition, 2006, p18.
National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors, Bulletin supplement 20, Watch Case Makers of England, 1994, p164.
John Levi, These are the Names: Jewish Lives in Australia 1788-1850, 2013, pp. 50-1.
TAHO: MB2/39/1/12 1850, RGD37/1/9 no591 Marriage 1850.
Web: Ancestry: 1841, 1871 England Census; England & Wales Death Index 1910.
The Examiner (Launceston) 31 July 1850; Cornwall Chronicle 17 August 1850, 17 March 1852; The Argus 28 September 1861.