BROOKS Alice Pearl

Name Alice Pearl BROOKS
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1887
Died 1987
Birth/ Baptism Born approx. 1887, Gisborne, Victoria
Parents Joseph Owen and Eliza Jane Williams (formerly Goldsworthy)
Skills Business Owner
Work Locations Sheffield
Street Address
Marriage/Spouse 1917, Victoria, to William Edward Brooks
Other 1919-1923: Managed watchmaking business following her husband’s death.

February 1920: Advertised the business for sale but by April 1920, advised she would continue in business and had employed a first-class workman.

January 1923: Advertised all goods left for repair for over three months and not claimed before January 31 will be sold. Alice returned to Victoria where she ran a drapery business with her sisters.

January 1924: Alice retained ownership of the business premises in Sheffield. It was destroyed by fire, and jeweller Mr G M Bean lost all his stock and home at the back of the building. The fire was reported as the most devastating in the history of Sheffield.

Death 13 July 1987, Edithvale, Victoria
Alan F Dyer, Dying to be Healthy, 2003.
Web: Births Deaths Marriages Victoria: 1887 Birth Registration No. 11514/1887; 1917 Marriage Registration No. 7239/1917; Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Victoria, 1987.
Advocate 23 February 1920, 24 April 1920, 20 January 1923, 2 January 1924; The Examiner (Launceston) 1 January 1924