EVANS Powell Peter

Name Powell Peter EVANS
Country Of Origin Wales
Born 1851
Died 1921
Birth/ Baptism Born 18 March 1851, Bangor, Caernarvonshire, North Wales
Bapt. 10 August 1857, Bangor, Caernarvonshire, North Wales
Parents Owen and Louisa Evans
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Launceston, Lefroy
Street Address
Brisbane Street, Launceston (opposite The Quadrant)
Brisbane Street, Launceston (opposite Irvine & McEachern)
Marriage/Spouse 23 December 1877, Victoria, to Elizabeth Mary Waller (d. 23 December 1885).

13 January 1892, St John’s Church, Launceston, to Mary Jemima Stokes.

Other Employment before Tasmania: Thomas Gaunt, Watchmakers and Jewellers, Bourke Street, Melbourne.

January 1884: Purchased George Golding’s Brisbane Street business, Launceston.
1884-1885: Advertised selling Waltham, English Lever, Geneva watches, and gold and silver jewellery.

November 1885: Due to increased business, relocated to larger premises in the same street.

Apprentice: James Coulter.

May 1891: Frederick Vaughan purchased his business.
1892: Recorded as a watchmaker and storekeeper at Lefroy on his children’s birth records.

1903: Storekeeper, Somerset.
1909: Sold his farm and business in Somerset before leaving the district.

From approx. 1910: Hobart.

Death 3 December 1921, at his residence Summerlea, 134 Campbell Street, Hobart
Tasmania Post Office Directory (Wise) 1890-1894.
TAHO: RGD35/1/54 no433 Death 1885 [Elizabeth Mary Evans], RGD37/1/51 no463 Marriage 1892, RGD33/1/73 no1255 Birth 1892 [Nuriel Ivor Evans], RGD33/1/80 Birth 1895 no1210 [Hinie Audley Evans.]
Web: Ancestry: Caernarvonshire, Wales, Anglican Baptism 1857. Births Deaths Marriages Victoria, Marriage 1877, Registration No. 4848/1877, Australia, Tasmania PO Directory (Wise) 1903.
The Examiner (Launceston) 16 January 1884, 20 December 1884, 25 December 1885, 20 May 1891. Daily Telegraph 3 March 1884, 21 March 1884, 17 May 1884, 14 November 1885; Mercury 5 December 1921, North West Post 29 March 1909; The North Western Advocate & the Emu Bay Times 31 March 1909.