LONGSHAW Arthur Ernest

Name Arthur Ernest LONGSHAW
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1873
Died 1960
Birth/Baptism Born 2 January 1873, Curtis Road, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Parents William (engineer) and Emma Longshaw (formerly Thornhill)
Apprenticeship Possibly with C Long & Co, Hobart.
Skills Jeweller/ Manufacturing Jeweller, Clock Repairer
Work Locations Hobart
Street Address
Marriage/Spouse 28 December 1891, at the house of the officiating minister, A W Palfreyman, Hobart, to Eva Mundy.
The marriage was solemnised later in Salt Lake Temple, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the United States.
Other Approx. mid 1880s: Arthur and his family relocated to Hobart.
His father was an engineer for Derwent Ironworks, followed by a position with the Co-operative Engineering Company.
1886: Death of father in Hobart.

1894: Arthur signed and dated a clock back plate, a custom for a repairer. ‘C Long & Co, Bathurst Street, Hobart’ is stamped on the rear plate (see photo). The signature on the clock back plate indicates he undertook clock repairing.
1891-1913: Recorded as a jeweller in Hobart.

Early 1900s: Shareholder, Chairman of Directors, and Legal Manager of the Copper Creek Mining Company;
Member of the Loyal Jubilee Lodge No. 16.

Approx. May 1913: Departed Tasmania bound for California, United States.
19 June 1913: Arrived in California.

Arthur continued his work as a manufacturing jeweller in Salt Lake City, Utah. The 1940 Census indicates he was a naturalised citizen of the United States, worked 40 hours a week and 52 weeks of the year in 1939, and was self-employed. His highest level of education was 7th grade elementary school.

Death 27 October 1960, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Burial: 31 October 1960, Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Salt Lake County, Utah.

TAHO: RGD37/1/50 no480 Marriage 1891.
Web: Births Deaths Marriages, New South Wales, Registration No. 3111/1873 [Arthur Henry Longshaw].
Ancestry: Australia City Directories, Tasmania Post Office Directory (Wise) 1899-1913; California, United States, Arrivals 1913; United States Federal Census, Salt Lake, Utah, 1920, 1930, 1940; Utah, United States, Death Certificate 1960; United States Obituary Collection 1960.           
Evening News 2 April 1886; Daily Telegraph 1 July 1908; The Mercury (Hobart) 22 May 1913; The Salt Lake Tribune 28 October 1960.