HUGHES James Pryce (Jim)

Name James Pryce (Jim) HUGHES
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1913
Died 2001
Birth/ Baptism Born June 1913, Nurse Munning’s Private Hospital, Launceston
Parents Francis (Frank) and Margaret Ruby Hughes (formerly Jones)
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Devonport, Launceston
Street Address
23 Brisbane Street, Launceston
45 George Street, Launceston
Marriage/Spouse 1945, England, to Jean Stabler
Other 1940: Enlisted for service in World War II (Royal Australian Air Force).

Approx. 1940s: Manager, jewellery store, Devonport.

1946: Wife Jean and one-year-old twin sons Christopher and Simon arrived from England.

Approx. 1951: Established Jim Hughes and Sons.

July 1953: The shop window in George Street, Launceston, was smashed; the thief stole £80 worth of watches.

Death 24 November 2001, Launceston
Web: National Archives of Australia, World War II Military Service Record, A9300, Service No. 408208; Ancestry: England & Wales Marriage 1945; Inward Passenger Lists K269, June 1946; City of Launceston, Carr Villa Cemetery 2001.
Daily Telegraph 29 November 1909, The Examiner (Launceston) 30 June 1913, 20 June 1946, 1 March 1951, 9 July 1953, 25 July 1953; Advocate 8 August 1944; The Mercury (Hobart) 2 October 1954.