GARROW George Ramsay

Name George Ramsay GARROW
Country Of Origin unknown
Born Approx. 1818, possibly Scotland
Died 1852
Birth/Baptism Approx. 1818
Skills Watchmaker
Work Locations Hobart
Street Address
Liverpool Street, Hobart
Other 19 February 1839: Applied to emigrate to South Australia, recorded as a 21-year-old watchmaker from Edinburgh.

28 August 1839: Arrived in Adelaide, South Australia, on the ship Georgiana, from Dundee via Leith.

June 1840: Tickets to a Scotch ball were available from watchmaker Mr Garrow, Hindley Street, Adelaide, South Australia.
July 1840: A robbery occurred at George’s business; stolen items included thirty-six watches.
1841: Recorded in list of importers, South Australia.
1842: Recorded in list of unclaimed letters, General Post Office, Adelaide

1844: Worked for watchmaker William Cole, Liverpool Street, Hobart

The Austral-Asiatic Review, Tasmanian & Australia Advertiser
10 August 1844.
‘If George Ramsay Garrow, Watchmaker, at Mr Cole’s, Liverpool Street, does not take away several articles of his left in my possession, they will be sold within 14 days from this notice, to defray the expenses due for board & lodging.  D. McCOY. Brisbane Street, August 3, 1844.’

 1849: Worked for Charles Brentani, Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria

Death 14 June 1852, Shamrock Inn, Geelong, Victoria

Burial: Geelong Eastern Cemetery, Victoria

Douglas Wilkie to Sallie Mulligan, Hands of Time, April 2023.
Index to register of emigrant labourers applying for a free passage to South Australia 1836-1841, compiled by Douglas Pike from records held in the Public Record Office, London, Ref No. 4022, State Library of South Australia to Sallie Mulligan, Hands of Time, April 2023.
South Australian Register 27 June 1840, 10 August 1841; Adelaide Chronicle & South Australian Literary Record 8 July 1840, 19 January 1842; Geelong Advertiser & Intelligencer 15 June 1852; The Examiner (Launceston) 7 June 1882.