FOAT John Harry

Name John Harry FOAT
Country Of Origin England
Born 1873
Died 1965
Birth/ Baptism Born 1873, Thanet, Kent England
Parents John Thomas Hester and Frances Eliza Foat (formerly Huggett)
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Launceston, Devonport
Street Address
Stewart Street, Devonport
Marriage/Spouse 30 July 1898, Holy Trinity Church, Newcastle, South Africa,
to Frances Robinson.
John was recorded as a mechanic.
Other May 1895: Watchmaker and jeweller at West Devonport, formerly of Piper’s, Launceston.

December 1895: Advertised he was leaving the colony and requested customers to collect repairs before 16 December.

January 1896: Departed Melbourne with his parents and brother Edgar Foat. Older brother Ernest Hester Foat was also a watchmaker and jeweller in New South Wales and worked in the trade until he died in 1923.

1930: John’s residence, Homebush, New South Wales (recorded as a mechanic).

Death 5 August 1965, Eastwood, New South Wales
Web: Ancestry: England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index 1873 & 1871 [Ernest Hester FOAT], Marriage Record, Colony of Natal, No. 116/ 1898; Australia Electoral Rolls 1930;
Public Record Office Victoria, Passengers Records 1896;
Ryerson Index Death 1965 [Sydney Morning Herald 10 August 1965].
North West Post 11 May 1895, 5 December 1895; The Propeller 19 October 1923 [John Thomas Hester FOAT].