BEAN George Mason

Name George Mason BEAN
Country Of Origin England
Born 1884
Died 1947
Birth/ Baptism Born 5 February 1884, Hull, Yorkshire, England
Bapt. 3 March 1884, Hull, Yorkshire, England
Parents George and Sarah Ann Bean
Apprenticeship Englebert Brunner (five years)
Skills Watchmaker
Work Locations Sheffield, Launceston
Street Address
Brisbane Street, Launceston
Marriage/Spouse 8 July 1914, Chalmer’s Church, Launceston, to Emily Veda Carter
Arrival 15 September 1912, Hobart on ship Corinthia
Other Pre Tasmania: Worked in Hull, England.
1918: Enlisted for service in World War I.1921: Launceston employee representative, Jewellers’ Wages Board of Tasmania.

1924: Sheffield: Lost all his business stock and home in a fire reported at the time to be the most devastating in the history of Sheffield. Mrs Alice Brooks, the widow of watchmaker William Edward Brooks, owned the building.

1934: George spent a month at the New Town Charitable Institute, recorded as a 50-year-old destitute watchmaker. His wife Emily was living in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England.

Death 16 November 1947, 1 Abbott Street, Launceston, Tasmania
TAHO: File No. 999, Name Indexes 1951108, Marriage 1914; HSD274/1/2 Health & Welfare 1934.
Web: Ancestry: England & Wales Birth 1884; 1911 England Census; Tasmania, Australia Passenger Arrivals 1912; Australia Marriage 1914; Australia Electoral Rolls 1914, 1922, 1937, 1943; Australian City Directories 1916-1918; West Yorkshire England Electoral Register 1934 [Emily Veda Bean].
National Archives of Australia, Series B2455, Service No. T7873.
The Examiner (Launceston) 18 May 1918, 31 March 1921, 17 November 1947; The Advocate 2 April 1921.