HADRILL William George

Name William George HADRILL
Country Of Origin England
Born 1844
Died 1915
Birth/ Baptism Born approx. 1844, Herne Bay, Kent, England
Parents Father: W Hadrill, Herne Bay, Kent, England
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Clockmaker, Watchmaker, Jeweller, Optician
Work Locations Hobart
Street Address
64 Elizabeth Street, Hobart
64 and 66 Murray Street, Hobart
71 King Street West, Sandy Bay, Hobart
Marriage/Spouse 3 August 1876, Manhattan, New York, United States, to Fannie Taylor (d. 30 March 1903).

4 October 1909, Hobart, to Emma Mabel Tabart.

Other Other occupations pre-1876: H.M. Indian Marine, and clerk.
1876: New York, United States
1881: Omaha, Nebraska, United States

Approx. 1887: Hobart
From approx. 1901: Expanded the watch and jewellery branch of the business and employed Sydney George Knight, watchmaker (trained with Charles Abbott), to supervise the department. William advertised watch, clock, and jewellery repairs at 64 Murray Street, with optical services at 66 Murray Street.

1916: Following William’s death, Mrs W G Hadrill advertised customers could collect repairs left with her husband from Richard Darcey’s business. Richard purchased optical goods and prescription books from the estate.

Death 3 August 1915, at his residence, 71 King Street West, Sandy Bay, Hobart
Tasmania Post Office Directory (Wise) 1890-1897.
TAHO: AD960/1/37 Will 1915, AF70/1/37 (BU19361) 1915.
Web: Ancestry: New York, United States, Extracted Marriage Index 1876; United Stated City Directories 1876, 1881; Sands Directories New South Wales 1887.
Sydney Morning Herald 30 July 1887, The Examiner (Launceston) 26 November 1887, Tasmanian News 18 May 1888, 14 June 1901, 30 March 1903; Tasmanian News 23 December 1897; The Mercury (Hobart) 3 August 1901, 9 October 1909, 4 August 1915; Huon Times (Franklin) 21 July 1916; Daily Post 19 January 1916.