OWEN Harry Mansell Bygrove

Name Harry Mansell Bygrove OWEN
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1888
Died 1975
Birth/ Baptism Born 14 July 1888, Murray Street, Hobart
Parents Herbert and Nellie Florence Bygrove Owen (formerly Barnes)
Apprenticeship W Golding and Sons from 1904
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Hobart
Street Address
41 Elizabeth Street, Hobart
Corner Collins and Elizabeth Streets, Hobart
38 Murray Street, Hobart
Marriage/Spouse 24 January 1913, Chalmers Manse, Hobart, to Sylvia Valace Burt
Other Approx. 1904–1921: Employer, W Golding and Sons.

June 1921: Harry joined the staff of Albert H Thomas, Watchmaker and Jewellers, 41 Elizabeth Street, Hobart as assistant manager.
By 1923: Business partnership with Albert Henry Thomas (see Thomas and Owen Pty Ltd). A company was formed in the same year.

December 1925: Harry purchased the business and continued to trade under the name Thomas and Owen Pty Ltd.
1930: Relocated business to 38 Murray Street.

July 1940-October 1944: War service, Tasmania.

By 1960s: Surfers Paradise, Queensland

Death 4 April 1975, Surfers Paradise, Queensland
TAHO: RGD31/1/16 no176 Birth 1888.
Web: Ancestry: Tasmania Post Office Directory (Wise) 1925, 1927; Australia Electoral Rolls 1919; 1968 [Surfers Paradise, Queensland]; National Archives of Australia, Military Service Record, Series B884, Service No. T40302; Ryerson Index, Death 1975.
Daily Post 8 October 1910; News 23 December 1925; The Mercury (Hobart) 7 April 1913, 18 October 1927, 14 December 1928, 21 October 1930, 17 December 1930, 20 October 1932, 10 October 1946; World 16 June 1921; The Examiner (Launceston) 17 February 1937.