NORRIS George William

Name George William NORRIS
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1911
Died 2015
Birth/ Baptism Born 24 March 1911, Hobart
Parents George Arthur and Florence Henrietta Norris (formerly Whitbread)
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Hobart
Street Address
29a Elizabeth Street, Hobart
37 Elizabeth Street, Hobart
Marriage/Spouse Lola Gladys Wheatley
Other 1946: Foundation member, Tasmanian Horological Guild.

Tasmanian Watchmaker’s Wages Board employer representative.

Enlisted: World War II.

Employed watchmaker and jeweller George Berry following the war.

The Mercury (Hobart) 19 July 1947:
‘George Norris, Watchmaker and Jeweller, 37 Elizabeth Street (showroom and workshop downstairs). Watches, Clocks, Jewellery, Engagement and Wedding rings, silverware, pottery, Royal Stafford China tea sets, sporting cups and trophies, barometers, fountain pens etc. Just arrived, new stocks of ladies and gents wrist watches.’


Death 25 March 2015, Hobart
Steven Berry to Graham Mulligan, October 2022.
Web: Ancestry: Australia World War II Military Service Record 1939-1945; Australia Electoral Rolls 1954, 1972; Ryerson Index, Death 2015.
Huon & Derwent Times 25 January 1940; The Mercury (Hobart) 5 April 1934, 5 April 1949, 8 November 1947, 19 July 1947, 4 August 1951; Advocate 25 July 1951, 26 May 1953, 27 March 2015; The Examiner (Launceston) 29 Mar 1947.