OLIVER Albert Thompson

Name Albert Thompson OLIVER
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1865
Died 1954
Birth/ Baptism Born 10 February 1865, Buninyong, Victoria
Parents Daniel (watchmaker and jeweller) and Frances Maria Oliver (formerly Glenn)
Apprenticeship Most likely with his father
Skills Watchmaker
Work Locations Latrobe, Sheffield
Street Address
Marriage/Spouse 24 August 1887, Wesleyan Parsonage, Latrobe, to May Stacey.
Other Mid 1850s: Albert’s father Daniel and uncle Albert Oliver started business as watchmakers and jewellers at Ballarat East. His grandfather, also Daniel Oliver, was a watch and clockmaker and silversmith in Somerset, England.

Mid-1880s: Employer, Martha Allen, Launceston.

1886: Business partnership with Frank Marriott, Latrobe. A second store was opened at Sheffield in May 1887.
(see Marriott and Oliver).

August 1887: Partnership was dissolved and the business sold to F & W Stewart, Launceston.

From late 1887: Advertised business at Sheffield and announced new premises were under construction.

By 1891: Moved back to Victoria and worked in his trade in Melbourne, Ballarat, and Bacchus Marsh.

Death 1954, Victoria
TAHO: RGD37/1/46 no812 Marriage 1887.
Web: Births Deaths Marriages Victoria, Registration No. 1090/1865. Ancestry: 1851, 1861 England Census; Australia Death 1954, Australia Death Index 1898 [Daniel Oliver].
Devon Herald 30 March 1886, 9 April 1886, 13 May 1887, 7 October 1887; North West Chronicle 22 July 1887, 5 August 1887; Daily Telegraph 31 August 1887; Independent 31 January 1891; The Age 27 February 1891; Independent 26 February 1898; Bacchus Marsh Express 31 March 1906, 19 March 1916.