BARNES Clarence Verna

Name Clarence Verna BARNES
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1887
Died 1968
Birth/ Baptism Born approx. 1887, Coburg, Victoria
Parents Frederick William and Elizabeth Emma Barnes (formerly Morewood),
Grandfather Robert Barnes: Jeweller, London.
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Launceston
Street Address
57 Brisbane Street, Launceston
120 York Street, Launceston (Crabtree’s Chambers)
33 The Quadrant, Launceston
Marriage/Spouse 22 July 1912, St Andrew’s Manse, Carlton, Victoria, to Sarah Sarita Braithwaite
Other Pre: 1919: Watchmaker, Melbourne, Victoria.

By approx. 1919: Watchmaker, Launceston, residing first at 10 Church Street, Launceston, then 15 Abbott Street, East Launceston.

Approx. August 1920: Opened business in the new Princess Theatre buildings, Brisbane Street, Launceston.

The Examiner (Launceston) 27 April 1925:
‘Owing to the illness of C V BARNES, Watchmaker and Jeweller, 57 Brisbane Street, the services of Skilled Workman have been engaged, and business will be carried on as usual.’

By September 1925: Advertised at 120 York Street, Crabtree’s Corner.

The Examiner (Launceston) 22 November 1943:
‘C V BARNES, Watchmaker, late Simpson’s, now at Tasmanian Insurance Buildings upstairs (opposite Shepherd’s), Quadrant.’

 1946: Advertised Swiss alarm clocks, 33 Quadrant (upstairs).

Death January 1968, Launceston, Tasmania
Web: Ancestry: Marriage, Victoria, Australia 1879 [Barnes-Morewood], Australia Electoral Rolls 1919, 1922. Births Deaths Marriages Victoria, Birth Registration No. 1981/1887; City of Launceston, Carr Villa Cemetery 1968.
The Mercury (Hobart) 11 September 1912; The Examiner (Launceston) 28 August 1920, 28 August 1920, 13 November 1920, 18 September 1925, 16 January 1946.