Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1870
Died 1949
Birth/ Baptism Born 1870, Manning River, Taree, New South Wales
Parents William and Sarah Armstrong
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Hobart, Zeehan
Street Address
100 Liverpool Street, Hobart
Main Street, Zeehan
Marriage/Spouse 24 May 1893, Chalmers Church, Bathurst Street, Hobart, to Mary Emma Roberts.
Other Early 1890s: Advertised business in Hobart.

Tasmanian News 19 December 1891:
100 LIVERPOOL STREET, Begs to notify to the Public that all Watches, Clocks, and Jewellery, are repaired at his establishment at the cheapest possible prices. Old jewellery re-made into the latest fashionable designs. Electro-plating done. All work guaranteed. Note the address, S. Armstrong, Watchmaker and Jeweller, 100 Liverpool Street.’

September 1895: Samuel purchased Arthur E Singleton’s watchmaking business in Zeehan.

September 1898: Francis W Wathen advertised as business successor to Samuel Armstrong, Main Street, Zeehan.

Late 1890s: New South Wales

1905: Relocated to New Zealand, where he worked as a watchmaker and founded a large motor garage business.

Death 9 October 1949, Ngongotaha, New Zealand
Tasmania Post Office Directory (Wise) 1890-1897.
TAHO: RGD37/1/52 no275 Marriage 1893.
Web: Ancestry: Australia Birth Index 1870; New Zealand Cemetery Records 1949.
Daily Telegraph 23 November 1892; The Mercury (Hobart) 15 July 1893, 21 August 1897; Tasmanian News 22 December 1893, 25 October 1894, 24 December 1894; Zeehan & Dundas Herald 20 September 1895, 20 February 1896, 8 September 1898; The Musselbrook Chronicle 25 February 1899; Past New Zealand, Opotiki News 21 October 1949.