BAILEY George Edward

Name George Edward BAILEY
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1926
Died 2015
Birth/ Baptism Born 18 June 1926, at home on the farm, Goshen, Tasmania
Parents Arthur and Gladys Bailey (formerly Fitzgerald)
Apprenticeship Sargisons, Hobart
Skills Watchmaker, Silversmith
Work Locations Hobart, Launceston, St Helens
Street Address
121 Charles Street, Launceston
Marriage/Spouse February 1952, Church of Christ, Margaret Street, Launceston, to Janet Mavis Masterman.
Other 1938: George contracted polio when he was 12 and learned to walk again.

As an apprentice (with Sargisons, Hobart), one of his first tasks was regularly winding all the clocks at Government House.

George moved to Launceston after finishing his training and gained employment with F & W Stewart.

1950s: Business partnership, Bailey & Keats, with Ronald Keats (jeweller).

From approx. late 1980s: Clock and watch repairs, St Helens area.

Death 2015, St Helens, Tasmania
Eulogy, Bailey family, 2015.
Web: Ancestry: Australia Electoral Rolls 1949, 1954.
The Examiner (Launceston) 13 February 1952, 22 July 2015.