BAILEY Robert Henry

Name Robert Henry BAILEY
Country Of Origin England
Born 1837
Died 1895
Birth/Baptism Born 3 January 1837, Boston, Lincolnshire, England
Bapt. 29 January 1837, Boston, Lincolnshire, England
Parents John Houghton and Jemima Bailey (formerly Palmer)
Apprenticeship John Poole, Watch and Chronometer Maker, Maker to the Admiralty, London
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller, Chronometer Maker
Work Locations Launceston
Street Address
Charles Street, Launceston
Marriage/Spouse 2 August 1865, Congregational Manse, Dunedin, New Zealand, to Jane Maria Warnock
Other 1851: 14-year-old apprentice, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, London, England.

Early 1860s: Watchmaking and jewellery business, Launceston.

Cornwall Chronicle 6 March 1861:
‘R H BAILEY, Watchmaker, Jeweller, &c., Charles Street, in returning thanks to his friends and the public for the liberal patronage hitherto bestowed upon him, begs to inform them that he has engaged a first-rate Working Jeweller (from London), and is now in a position to make or repair all kinds of jewellery in a very superior manner, and at unprecedented low charges.
Watches and Clocks of every description cleaned and repaired, Meerschaum Pipes Mounted &c.
Note the Address, R H BAILEY, Charles Street, four doors from the Plough Inn.’

1865: Married in New Zealand.

Worked in his trade in New Zealand before returning to New South Wales, Australia.

August 1892: Bankruptcy, New South Wales.

Death 4 September 1895, Narrabri, New South Wales
Brian Loomes, Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World, Complete 21st Century Edition, 2006, p622 [John Poole].
England & Wales Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Registers Births & Baptisms 1837; 1851 England Census; New Zealand Marriage Certificate 1865, Registration No. 1865004229; New South Wales Government Gazettes 1892.
The Examiner (Launceston) 19 January 1861; Cornwall Chronicle 30 March 1861, 23 Oct 1861; Papers Past New Zealand, Evening Star 27 December 1869; Evening News 13 April 1893; Australian Town & Country Journal 14 September 1895.