CASTELLI Percival Randolph Victor

Name Percival Randolph Victor CASTELLI
Country Of Origin Australia
Born Approx. 1879
Died 1961
Birth/Baptism Born approx. 1879, Sydney, New South Wales
Parents Petro (Peter) Antonio, watchmaker & jeweller, and Rebecca Maud M J Castelli (formerly Woods)
Apprenticeship Most likely with his father
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Derby
Marriage/Spouse 25 December 1908, St Clement’s Church, Derby, to Violet Helen Elizabeth Crichton (div. 1935)
Other Percival followed in the trade of his father, grandfather, and extended family members. Watchmakers and jewellers, the Castellis operated Castelli Brothers in Narrabri, New South Wales, for many years.
Percival’s father, Peter, opened a business in Dandenong, Victoria, in March 1888.

From approx. 1908-1925: Percival – recorded as a watchmaker, miner, and labourer in Tasmania (Derby, Waratah, and Launceston)

November 1925: Moved to Victoria, where his father and brother Michael lived.

1929: Returned to Tasmania, worked in Launceston for a few months with the Railways repairing flood breaks, then returned to Melbourne in June.

November 1931: Moved to Queenscliff, Victoria, following his father’s death.

1937: Recorded as a watchmaker in Queenscliff, Victoria

Death 16 January 1961, Bendigo, Victoria

Burial: Bendigo Public Cemetery, Bendigo, Victoria

Tasmania Post Office Directory 1910.
TAHO:  File No. 1167, Name Indexes 1942228 Marriage 1908.
Web: Ancestry: Australia Birth Index 1879; Australia Electoral Rolls 1914, 1919, 1922, 1928, 1929, 1937; Victoria, Australia Divorce Records 1935; Australia Death Index 1961, Australia & New Zealand Find A Grave Index 1961.
Births Deaths Marriages Victoria, Death Registration No. 1301/1961.
The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser 26 July 1887; South Bourke & Mornington Journal 28 March 1888; The Muswellbrook Chronicle 4 June 1904; The Age 27 March 1931.