ISSELL, Louis Vernon

Name Louis Vernon ISSELL
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1887
Died 1947
Birth/Baptism Born approx. 1887, Melbourne, Victoria
Parents Harry Walter and Sarah Anne Issell (formerly Rogers)
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Queenstown, Hobart
Street Address
Orr Street, Queenstown
96 Elizabeth Street, Hobart
Marriage/Spouse 28 March 1910, Queenstown, to Amy Florence Thomson
Other Education: Launceston Church Grammar School

Other skills: Business owner, phonograph dealer, hawker, auctioneer, estate agent.

Approx. 1905-1919: Watchmaking, jewellery, and phonograph business in Queenstown.
Approx. 1908: Employed Launceston clock and watchmaker George Gandy to manage the watchmaking and jewellery department.

November 1919: Sold the jewellery section of the Queenstown business to watchmaker and jeweller Frank W Bearup.

Approx. 1920: Obtained an auctioneer’s license in Hobart and held regular auctions to sell goods, including wristwatches and jewellery recently purchased from Ah Chung’s.

September 1920: Advertised gun metal cased lever watches for sale.

Death 24 July 1947, at his residence, 112 Hill Street, West Hobart
TAHO: File No. 1088, Name Indexes 1945091 Marriage 1910; AD960/1/75 Will No. 30237 1947.
Web: Ancestry: Australia Birth Index 1887; Tasmania Australia Police Gazette 1905, 1906; Australia Electoral Roll 1914; Australia City Directories, Tasmania Post Office Directory (Wise) 1921
Zeehan & Dundas Herald 8 May 1908, 1 November 1919; World 6 September 1920; The Mercury (Hobart) 2 December 1920, 10 December 1920, 25 July 1947, 31 July 1947