BETTERIDGE Arthur Frederick

Name Arthur Frederick BETTERIDGE
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1878
Died 1966
Birth/ Baptism Born 1878, Ballarat, Victoria
Parents Alexander and Harriet Ada Betteridge (formerly Heyer)
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller, Silversmith
Work Locations Smithton, Stanley
Street Address
Emmett Street, Smithton
Marriage/Spouse 1911, Tasmania, to Clara Elizabeth Jones.

Approx. 1931, Tasmania, to Vera Louisa Smith.

Other 1913: Commenced business in Smithton (first jewellery business in Smithton), previously from Bendigo, Victoria.

1914: Advertised repairs of clocks, watches, and sewing machines, and a large stock of watches, jewellery, fancy goods, accordions, novel musical instruments, war badges, electroplate ware, cutlery, silverware, and spectacle frames.

1915: Purchased a block of land to build a more extensive shop due to expanding business.
1917: Opened a second business in Stanley.

1923: Employed William C Schaefer, clock and watchmaker from Victoria with 20 years of experience.

1950: Closure of business.

Death 31 March 1966
Burial: Devonport General Cemetery
Ancestry: Australia Birth Index 1878, Australia Marriage Index 1911, Australia Cemetery Index 1966, Australia & New Zealand Find A Grave Index 1966.
Circular Head Chronicle 25 February 1914, 14 October 1914, 29 September 1915, 31 October 1917, 22 January 1919, 29 August 1923, 16 January 1924, 6 August 1930, 8 February 1950, 10 May 1950.