Name Thomas CHAPMAN
Country Of Origin England
Born 1880
Died 1946
Birth/ Baptism Born 16 October 1880, Sunderland, Durham, England
Parents Thomas and Mary Chapman
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller, Engraver
Work Locations Queenstown, Hobart
Street Address
Orr Street, Queenstown
41 Elizabeth Street, Hobart
Arrival Approx. 1908
Other Approx. 1904–1908: Employer, Russian born watchmaker and jeweller, Mendelsohn Diamondstone, 49 Hylton Road, Sunderland, England.
Mr Diamondstone’s reference described Thomas as an expert watchmaker, jeweller and engraver, a first-class turner, pivoter and skilled in escapements.

1908–1918: Orr Street, Queenstown, employer,
Albert H Thomas.

1918: Purchased the business from Albert A Thomas.
1920: Sold the Queenstown business to Bearup and Churcher.

1920: 41 Elizabeth Street, Hobart, employer, Albert H Thomas.

Death 20 February 1946, Sydney Sanitarium, Wahroonga, New South Wales.

Burial: Macquarie Park Cemetery, North Sydney, New South Wales

Web: Ancestry: 1901 & 1911 England Census; Northern Cemeteries, New South Wales,
Zeehan & Dundas Herald 19 October 1908, 29 July 1918, 3 May 1920; The Mercury (Hobart) 14 March 1947