STEWART Frederick Whitaker

Name Frederick Whitaker STEWART
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1853
Died 1910
Birth/ Baptism Born 8 November 1853, Launceston
Parents George Nixon and Mary Ann Stewart (formerly Whitaker)
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Launceston
Street Address
149 Charles Street, Launceston
134 Brisbane Street, Launceston
Marriage/Spouse 11 April 1881, Wesleyan Church, Margaret Street, Launceston,
to Annie Louisa Wilson.
Witnesses: Joseph William Sharpe (watchmaker), Florence Stewart, and Flora Standage.
Other Late 1878: Frederick rented a portion of the shop of Mr C James in Charles Street.

Approx. 1879: Business partnership with brother William, trading as F & W Stewart, Central Charles Street, Launceston.
February 1879: Moved business premises to Central Charles Street, next door to Mr Boyd’s boot and shoe emporium. The firm advertised as watchmakers, manufacturing jewellers, electroplaters, and gilders.

24 August 1895: The partnership between Frederick and William Stewart, trading as F and W Stewart, was dissolved by mutual consent. William continued the business under the same name, and Frederick retired from the firm and opened premises at 134 Brisbane Street.

January 1910: Frederick T Williams purchased the business at 134 Brisbane Street. He had previously worked for F & W Stewart for eight years.

Death 14 December 1910, at his residence, Trevallyn, Launceston
Tasmania Post Office Directory 1899, 1901.
TAHO: RGD33/1/31 no657 Birth 1853; RGD37/1/40 no363 Marriage 1881; AD960/1/32 1911.
Cornwall Chronicle 3 August 1878, 28 November 1879; The Examiner (Launceston) 27 August 1878, 13 April 1881; Daily Telegraph 27 August 1895, 10 January 1910, 15 December 1910; Tasmanian News 14 December 1910.