HODGKINSON Francis (Frank) Charles

Name Francis (Frank) Charles HODGKINSON
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1906
Died 1977
Birth/ Baptism Born 8 May 1906, Zeehan
Parents Ernest Francis and Sarah Helena Hodgkinson (formerly Woodbridge)
Apprenticeship Most likely with his father
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Ulverstone
Street Address
10 Reibey Street, Ulverstone
Marriage/Spouse June 1931, Ulverstone, to Rema May Dyson
Other 1927: Enlisted in the Australian Military Forces, 22nd Light Horse.

July 1928: Father’s death.

1953: Purchased E J Row and Son jewellery business, 10 Reibey Street, Ulverstone.

Frank’s mother, Sarah Hodgkinson retained business ownership following her husband’s death in 1928. She died in 1962 and left options in her will for her sons to purchase the firm.

Death 18 March 1977, Ulverstone
TAHO AD960/1/93 Will No. 42808 1962 [Sarah Helena Hodgkinson].
Web: Ancestry: FamilySearch, Australia, Tasmania Civil Registrations of Births 1906; Australia Electoral Rolls 1928, 1943, 1949, 1954; National Archives of Australia, Series B4747, Service No. VE/231331 1927; Australia & New Zealand Find A Grave Index 1977.
Advocate 4 January 1919, 19 August 1925, July 1928, 16 April 1931, 16 June 1931, 9 December 1953; The Examiner (Launceston) 12 March 1932.