ROW Ernest John Hawkins

Name Ernest John Hawkins ROW
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1884
Died 1965
Birth/ Baptism Born 1884, Portland, Victoria
Bapt. 1 June 1884, St Stephens, Portland, Victoria
Parents John and Emma Hawkins (formerly Phillips)
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Ulverstone
Street Address
Reibey Street, Ulverstone
Marriage/Spouse Approx. 1925: Lily Fraser Robertson
Other Pre-Tasmania: Worked in his trade in Portland, Kyabram, and Echuca in Victoria.

Approx. 1918: Employer, George Taylor, jeweller and optician, Reibey Street, Ulverstone.

1924: George Taylor sold the jewellery business to Ernest Row due to an increase in the optical business.

Approx. 1949-1953: E J Row and Son, with son John David Row, jeweller.

December 1953: Frank Hodgkinson purchased the business.

Life Member: Australian Jewellers Association.

Relocated to Victoria.

Death 1965, Ivanhoe, Victoria
Web: Ancestry: Australia Electoral Rolls 1909-1954; Findmypast: Victoria, Australia Birth & Baptism Transcription 1884, Death Transcription, Victoria 1965; Tasmania Electoral Roll 1934; Births Deaths Marriages Victoria 23819/1965.
Portland Guardian 21 March 1906; Advocate 27 September 1924, 21 December 1932, 19 March 1949, 9 December 1953; The Examiner (Launceston) 1 May 1943.