SPOTSWOOD Herbert Charles

Name Herbert Charles SPOTSWOOD
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1862
Died 1946
Birth/ Baptism Born 3 October 1862, Cameron Street, Launceston
Parents Frederick Augustus and Elizabeth Ann Spotswood (formerly Guy)
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller, Electroplater, Gilder
Work Locations Launceston
Street Address
Charles Street, Launceston
Marriage/Spouse 25 February 1895, at the residence of James Brickhill, Paterson Street, Launceston, to Lucy Farrell
Other October 1887: Opened business, Charles Street, Launceston, and employed a watchmaker.
Advertised as a watchmaker, jeweller, and importer of watches, clocks, jewellery, and electroplate suitable for gifts. Watch and jewellery repairs, jewellery made to order, electroplating and gilding done on the premises by skilled workmen were services offered.

Approx. February 1888: Herbert purchased a wood and coal business from Mr C J Tatlow, George Street, Launceston. The watchmaking and jewellery business was sold to watchmaker Arthur G Stephens.

December 1909: Dissolution of business partnership with Lucy Spotswood, drapers, 138 Charles Street, Launceston.

Other occupations: Draper, clerk, collector, wood and coal merchant.

Death 9 November 1946, Meercroft Hospital, Devonport
TAHO: RGD37/1/54 no466 Marriage 1895 [Lucy Fenell], AD960/1/73 Will No. 28953 1947.
Cornwall Chronicle 11 October 1862; Daily Telegraph 23 November 1883, 14 February 1888, 16 March 1889; The Examiner (Launceston) 15 October 1887, 1 September 1888, 5 March 1895, 23 December 1909, 9 December 1938, 11 November 1946; The Colonist 28 January 1888, The Tasmanian 9 Mar 1895.