DUNCAN Tasman Peter

Name Tasman Peter DUNCAN
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1884
Died 1955
Birth/ Baptism Born 21 May 1884, Hobart
Parents Peter and Elizabeth Duncan (formerly Farley)
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Clockmaker, Watchmaker
Work Locations Hobart
Street Address
94 Liverpool Street, Hobart
Marriage/Spouse 24 March 1915, Methodist Church, New Town, to Marianne Catherine (Marion) Porthouse
Other May 1930: Duncan and Payne assisted Taylor and Sharp with installing the Huonville Town Clock, supplied by Taylor and Sharp.

1939: Installed the tower clock at St Thomas’ Church of England, Avoca, as a war memorial.

1942: Devised and implemented the conversion of the General Post Office Clock in Hobart to a master clock for the City of Hobart. Newspapers reported the conversion at the time was unique in the Commonwealth.

Death 2 May 1955, Hobart
TAHO: RGD33/1/13 no1851 Birth 1884.
Web: Ancestry: Australia Marriage Index 1915; Cornelian Bay Cemetery record 1B 52436 1955.
Daily Post 12 May 1915; The Mercury (Hobart) 12 May 1915,
9 April 1929, 2 September 1939, 1 January 1942, 18 April 1942.