PIPER Julius Norman

Name Julius Norman PIPER
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1884
Died 1960
Birth/ Baptism Born 2 July 1884, Launceston
Parents John Edward and Jane Piper (formerly Wilkinson)
Apprenticeship South Africa (hand engraving on copperplate)
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller, Engraver
Work Locations Launceston
Street Address
St John Street, Launceston
6 The Quadrant, Launceston
Centreway Arcade, Launceston
Marriage/Spouse 4 September 1923, Presbyterian Church, Buninyong, Victoria, to Ada Letitia Isabelle Scott (d. 27 October 1950).
Other Late 1890s: Moved to South Africa with his parents.
Father and son manufactured badges for Boer War troops and repaired watches. The family returned to Launceston after the war.

Julius’ sons, jeweller and hand engraver John Burnett and jeweller Alister Graeme worked in the family business, J. N. Piper and Sons.

The Launceston Mayoral Chain of Office was manufactured with engraved monograms by Julius and John Piper for several years.

Residence: 143 Canning Street, Launceston

Julius bequeathed the business to his two sons.

SEE Pipers Jewellers

Death 19 May 1960, Launceston
Piper family archives
TAHO: RGD33/1/63 no423 Birth 1884, AD960/1/92 Will No. 41831.
Web: City of Launceston, Carr Villa Cemetery 1960.
The Examiner (Launceston) 3 November 1923, 30 October 1950.