NEWTON Ernest Thomas

Name Ernest Thomas NEWTON
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1877
Died 1924
Birth/ Baptism Born 13 May 1877, Launceston
Parents Thomas and Lucy Newton (formerly Bosward)
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller, Optician
Work Locations Hobart, Stanley
Street Address
Marriage/Spouse 11 July 1905, Stanley, to Nellie Jones
Other August 1905: Commenced watchmaking and jewellery business at Stanley, W.B. Collins’ Buildings, next to the Post Office.

Advertised repairing and manufacturing experience:
Five years with Oliver Nielson, four years with Arthur R Butterfield, and two years with W Golding and Sons, all of Hobart, and other experience in Sydney, New South Wales.

Services offered at Stanley included watch, clock, jewellery, and spectacle repairs, jewellery redesign, and watch glasses and brooch pins fitted.

Death 29 November 1924, at his residence, Neilsen Avenue, Carlton, Sydney, New South Wales, aged 47.
TAHO: RGD33/1/55 no2862 Birth 1877; File No. 1213, Name Indexes 1938097, Marriage 1905.
Web: Ancestry: Australia City Directories, Tasmania Post Office Directory (Wise) 1906; Australia Electoral Roll 1913.
North Western Advocate & Emu Bay Times 7 August 1905, 9 August 1905; Sydney Morning Herald 1 December 1924; The Examiner (Launceston) 10 December 1924.