Name Isaac SIMMONS
Country Of Origin England
Born 1838
Died 1926
Birth/ Baptism Born approx. 1838, England
Parents John and Jane Simmons
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker
Work Locations Launceston, Hobart, Latrobe, Waterhouse
Street Address
Marriage/Spouse 20 November 1865, at the residence of Rev. Rogers, 98 Argyle Street, Hobart, to Ellen White
Arrival February 1857, Sydney, New South Wales, on the ship Walter Hood.
Other Other occupations: General dealer, hawker, miner/prospector.

December 1869: Charged with unlawfully playing a game of chance at the Regatta Ground, Queen’s Domain, Hobart. Despite claiming he had paid the Regatta Committee £5 for the stand and pleading not guilty, Isaac was sentenced to ten days imprisonment.

Approx. 1870: Watchmaker, Latrobe.

Cornwall Chronicle 24 May 1871:
‘Notice. If Isaac Simmons, watchmaker, late of Latrobe, does not claim the watches left in my charge whilst steward of the p.s. Annie, within three weeks of this date, they will be sold to defray expenses. Wm. Bishop, Esplanade, Launceston.’

Relocated to New South Wales, where Ellen died in 1919 and Isaac in 1926.

Death July 1926, New South Wales
TAHO: RGD37/1/24 no297 Marriage 1865.
Web: Ancestry: New South Wales, Australia Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1857; Births Deaths Marriages New South Wales 1926, Registration No. 12613/1926.
The Examiner (Launceston) 3 December 1859, 20 September 1870; The Mercury (Hobart) 7 February 1866, 13 December 1869; The Tasmanian 17 September 1868, 13 December 1869, 18 December 1869; Tasmanian Times 13 December 1869; Cornwall Chronicle 29 October 1870, 24 May 1871; Sydney Morning Herald 21 November 1919, 27 July 1926.