MAAS Rudolph Carl Frederick

Name Rudolph Carl Frederick MAAS
Country Of Origin unknown
Born 1857
Died 1881
Birth/ Baptism Born approx. 1857
Parents Rudolph Herman Heinrich and Charlotte Johanna Friedereka Maas
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Latrobe
Street Address
Old Town Hall, Gilbert Street, Latrobe
Arrival 27 December 1868, Melbourne, Victoria, on the ship Duleep Singh, recorded as 11, with his 33-year-old mother Charlotte Maas.
1857: Rudolf Maas senior, a native of Holstein, Germany, arrived in Port Adelaide, South Australia.
Other Devon Herald 13 December 1877:
R.M. begs to inform the inhabitants of Latrobe and surround districts that he has commenced business as above, and trusts by strict attention to orders and punctuality to merit a share of public patronage. Repairs neatly and promptly executed, and all work guaranteed.
On hand, a first-class assortment of Clocks, Watches, Chains &c.
Look out for the Illuminated Town Clock!
APPRENTICE. WANTED – An apprentice to the WATCHMAKING business. Premium required. Apply to R. MAAS, Gilbert Street.

1878-1879: Advertised watches for sale on-time payment, jewellery and clocks for sale, plus clock, watch, musical box, and scientific instrument repairs.

Approx. January 1881: J G Matthews, Latrobe watchmaker, purchased Rudolph Maas’s stock.

May 1881: R Maas advertised recovering from ill health and recommencing business at the same premises, Devon Herald office.

Death 4 November 1881, at his parent’s home, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Web: Ancestry: Hamburg Passenger Lists 1857 [Rudolf Maas senior]; Inward Overseas Passenger Lists (British Ports) 1868 [Charlotte & Rudolph Maas].
Border Watch 26 June 1872, 3 August 1872, 5 November 1881, 5 November 1898; Devon Herald 23 November 1878, 12 November 1879, 1 January 1881, 26 May 1881, 12 November 1879, 28 July 1880, 26 May 1881.