RUNDLE Vernon Frank Ashleigh

Name Vernon Frank Ashleigh RUNDLE
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1886
Died 1966
Birth/ Baptism Born 16 July 1886, Victoria
Parents James Granger and Katherine Manson Rundle (formerly Plowman)
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Jeweller, Retailer
Work Locations Hobart
Street Address
117a Elizabeth Street, Hobart
79 Elizabeth Street, Hobart
77d Elizabeth Street, Hobart
76 Liverpool Street, Hobart
105 Liverpool Street, Hobart
Marriage/Spouse 4 March 1908, Bendigo, Victoria, to Lavinia Treloar (div. 1944).

Date unknown: to Valda Doreen Wakefield.

Other Other recorded occupation: Accountant.

1920s: Opened jewellery business, Rundle’s Jewellers, selling clocks, watches, jewellery, and other goods, Hobart.

1933: 79 Elizabeth Street, Hobart
November 1935: Advertised as Rundle’s Jewellery and Gift Arcade on the corner of Elizabeth and Liverpool Streets, Hobart. The business advertised carrying ‘a magnificent stock of the world’s best watches and clocks’, plus jewellery, watch repairs, and engraving.
1937: 77d Elizabeth Street, Hobart.

Some known employees: Terence Gathercole, Kenneth Pearce, Colin Maycock, Arthur John (Jack) Payne, (watchmakers & jewellers).

By late 1940s: Moved to New South Wales.
Approx. 1950s-1980s: Rundle’s was continued by Vernon’s son and daughter-in-law, Frank and Betty Rundle.

Death 19 November 1966, Manley Vale, Sydney, New South Wales
Web: Ancestry: Australia Birth Index 1886, Australia Electoral Rolls 1914-1949, Australia & New Zealand Find a Grave Index 1966; Victoria Births Deaths Marriages, Marriage 1908, Registration No. 677/1908; Findmypast, Tasmanian Wills & Letter of Administration 1966.
World 13 May 1922; The Mercury (Hobart) 6 October 1922, 27 March 1928, 18 August 1933, 27 September 1935, 18 November 1935, 17 August 1937, 24 November 1937, 11 October 1944; Australian Women’s Weekly 12 December 1979.