Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1903
Died 1997
Birth/ Baptism Born 19 July 1903, near Kempton, Green Ponds District
Parents Ernest and Elizabeth Ann Stanwix (formerly Philpot)
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Hobart
Street Address
84 Liverpool Street, Hobart
16 Byron Street, Sandy Bay, Hobart
Criterion Street, Hobart
Marriage/Spouse 18 July 1928, at St Peter’s Church, Sandy Bay, to Rita Christina Elson
Other 1935-1938: Voluntary service, militia forces, bombardier, 17th Battery (Australian Garrison Artillery).

Employer: Richard Darcey, watchmaker and jeweller, Hobart.
When Richard Darcey died in 1944, he left an option in his will for Jack and manager, Mr Leonard Jack, to purchase his business at 84 Liverpool Street, including machine tools, safes, shop fittings, and stock, for £600.

November 1951: ‘Four wristlet watches, seven watch bands, three manicure sets, two necklet clips, two fountain pens, three brush and comb sets, one silver spoon, one diamond ring, eight assorted rings, and a pair of pliers of a total value of £114/8/’ were stolen from the shop of Jack Stanwix and Leonard William Jack.

1950s – 1960s: Member, Horological Guild of Australasia, Tasmanian branch.

Approx. May 1962: Moved the business from the Esquire Building to  Criterion Street, Hobart.

Death 16 July 1997, Hobart
The Australian Watchmaker, November 1953, May 1962.
TAHO AD960/1/700 Will No. 26957 1945 [Richard John Darcey].
Web: Ancestry: Australia Birth Index 1903; Electoral Rolls 1928, 1936, 1937, 1949, 1954.
National Archives of Australia, Series, B4747, Service number 49508, 1935-1938.
Millingtons Record No. C31094 1997.
The Mercury (Hobart) 15 September 1928, 15 November 1951.