Name Wilfred STEVENS
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1894
Died 1953
Birth/ Baptism Born 19 February 1894, Launceston
Parents John (watchmaker) and Jane Stevens
Apprenticeship Most likely with his father
Skills Watchmaker
Work Locations Launceston
Street Address
43 George Street, Launceston
60 Charles Street, Launceston
121 Charles Street, Launceston
Brisbane Street, Launceston
Marriage/Spouse Gladys Vincent
Other 3 April 1944: Death of wife Gladys Stevens at her residence, 18 Bourke Street, Launceston.
24 September 1944: Death of father, John Stevens.
16 March 1945: Death of mother, Jane Stevens.
19 January 1949: Death of older brother, Charles Stevens.

August 1952: Arrested for vagrancy.
Mr D T Oldham, Police Magistrate, said to Stevens, ‘You are not a vagrant in one sense of the word, just someone who has drifted into vagrancy. You are a talented man with a good trade, and apparently all your money has gone on drink. For your own sake, I shall send you to an institution.’

14 August 1952 to 4 October 1952: New Town Charitable Institute, Hobart.

A coroner’s inquiry into Wilfred’s death was opened after he was found deceased in a lane off Harrington Street, Hobart, on 5 September 1953.

Death 5 September 1953, Hobart
TAHO: Birth, RGD33/1/77 no125 Birth 1894, HSD274/1/3 New Town Charitable Institute 1952, AD963/1/4 Will No. 3999 1954.
Web: Ancestry: Electoral Roll Tasmania 1919, 1922, 1943.
The Examiner (Launceston) 3 September 1932, 17 March 1945, 28 September 1948, 20 January 1949, 14 August 1952; Advocate 5 April 1944; The Mercury (Hobart) 7 September 1953, 17 September 1953.