BARTLE Vivian Nicholas

Name Vivian Nicholas BARTLE
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1893
Died 1963
Birth/ Baptism Born 24 September 1893, Waratah
Parents Nicholas and Emma Bartle (formerly Chapman)
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Zeehan, Rosebery, Waratah, Launceston
Street Address
187 Main Street, Zeehan
Marriage/Spouse 17 September 1919, Methodist Church, Zeehan, to Edith Blanche Haynes
Other 1915-1919: Sergeant Major, Australian Air Force (AIF) 26th Battalion.

1921: Vivian’s sister Vera married Frank Bearup, watchmaker and jeweller of Zeehan.

March 1922: Viv announced he had purchased Frank Bearup’s watchmaking and jewellery business.

Zeehan and Dundas Herald 14 March 1922:
‘VIV. BARTLE, Watchmaker, Manufacturing Jeweller.
Best Value in all lines. Diamond rings, brooches, bangles, silverware, brushware, leather goods, white zylonite, fountain pens, safety razors, pipes, pouches, wallets, Tasmania souvenirs.
NOTE: F W Bearup finishes up in Zeehan this week, and requests that the few accounts owing be paid at this shop, 187 Main Street, the latest Saturday, March 18.’

Approx. mid 1930: Departed Zeehan.
By late 1930s: Launceston.
Approx. late 1950s: Garage and Service Station proprietor, Launceston.

Death 3 July 1963, Launceston, Tasmania
TAHO: RGD33/1/76 no3125 Birth 1893, AD960/1/102 Will No. 46941.
Web: National Archives of Australia, B2455, Service No. 1247; Ancestry: Electoral Rolls, Tasmania 1936-1958; City of Launceston, Carr Villa Cemetery 1963.
Weekly Courier 29 July 1915; Zeehan & Dundas Herald 14 May 1915, 12 September 1916, 4 October 1916, 19 September 1919, 1 March 1922, 22 April 1922; The Advocate 13 October 1921, 3 May 1930; The Mercury (Hobart) 13 May 1930; The Examiner (Launceston) 30 April 1935, 10 June 1950.