KING William Westfold

Name William Westfold KING
Country Of Origin England
Born 1848
Died 1900
Birth/ Baptism Born approx. 1848, England
Parents unknown
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller, Goldsmith, Silversmith
Work Locations Hobart
Street Address
56 Elizabeth Street, Hobart
99 Elizabeth Street, Hobart
74 Elizabeth Street, Hobart
99 Liverpool Street, Hobart
Marriage/Spouse 7 June 1884, St David’s Cathedral, Hobart, to Mary Ann Fisher
Other December 1896: Moved from 74 Elizabeth Street to Liverpool Street.

Following William’s death, his wife, Mary Ann King, announced the successful business run by her husband would continue under her supervision.

William and Mary’s daughter Alice was an army nurse with the Australian Imperial Force. She served full-time in Egypt, England, France, and Belgium, working in theatre wards. Charles Stanley King, the only surviving son of William and Mary, was a Rhodes Scholar and served in the King Edward’s Horse and Royal Field Artillery in France in 1914.

Death 31 August 1900, at his residence, 99 Liverpool Street, Hobart
Tasmania Post Office Directory 1901.
TAHO: RGD37/1/43 no 224 Marriage 1884; AF35/1/2 & AF70/1/25 (BU12465) 1900, AD961/1/8 1900.
Web: Ancestry: Australian City Directories 1894-5, 1898, 1903-4, 1907.
Millingtons, 1B 41863, 1C 41845 1945; Australian Dictionary of Biography,
Tasmanian News 18 March 1884, 18 September 1884, 22 September 1900; The Mercury (Hobart) 22 December 1896, 5 February 1897, 1 September 1900.