Name Owen JARMAN
Country Of Origin England
Born 1848
Died date unknown
Birth/ Baptism Born 16 February 1848, Edmonton, Middlesex, England
Parents Richard and Ann Jarman
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller, Engraver
Work Locations Hobart, Launceston
Street Address
15 Elizabeth Street, Hobart
St John Street, Launceston
Arrival 18 August 1857 on the Sir W F Williams from Liverpool, England
Other Owen’s father, Richard, was an engraver and copper plate finisher, writer, poet, and school teacher. In 1858 he created an engraved map of Hobart Town, reflecting his engraving skills. In the ensuing years, he engraved the original coat of arms of the City of Hobart, plus bank cheques and crown seals.

Owen’s mother, Ann, died in April 1859, and his father remarried the following year to Matilda Sarah Dyer.

By 1878: Owen worked in his trade at 15 Elizabeth St Hobart.

By mid-late 1880s: In Launceston.
July 1885: Mr James Brickhill, the owner of the Daily Telegraph, was presented with a marble clock with bronze figures and attractively engraved on a silver plate by Mr Owen Jarman of St John Street, Launcestoon. The occasion was the second anniversary of the newspaper.

1920s-1930: Lilydale, Golconda (miner)

Death Date unknown
Burial: Stronach Cemetery, Austin Road, Scottsdale
TAHO: CB7/12/1/7 Arrival 1857, RGD35/1/5 no1497 Death 1859, RGD37/1/19 no336 Marriage 1860, AD960/1/62 Will 22286 1924, 1932.
Web: Findmypast: England & Wales Births 1848, England, Wales & Scotland Census 1851; Design & Art Online Australia; Ancestry: Tasmania Post Office Directory (Wise) 1890-1891), Australia Electoral Rolls 1928, 1936; LINC Tasmania headstone, Owen Jarman.
Hobart Town Daily Mercury 29 April 1859; The Mercury (Hobart) 5 December 1878, 8 November 1882, 30 November 1889; The Examiner (Launceston) 7 October 1882, 17 August 1886, 21 July 1896.