STEWART Harold Percy

Name Harold Percy STEWART
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1884
Died 1950
Birth/ Baptism Born 5 June 1884, Launceston
Parents William Whitaker and Amy Ellen Stewart (formerly Hart)
Apprenticeship F & W Stewart
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Launceston
Street Address
100 Charles Street, Launceston
Marriage/Spouse 25 October 1911, Methodist Church, Trevallyn, Launceston,
to Frederica (Freda) May Wilkins.
Frederica was the daughter of Edwin and Clara Wilkins (formerly Abbott) and granddaughter of watchmaker William Abbott and his wife Hannah (Marshall).
Other October 1911: A wedding gift, a silver entrée dish, was given to Harold by the employees of F & W Stewart.

By approx. 1916: Manager, F & W Stewart.

June 1936: Burglary of watches and jewellery from F & W Stewart: items stolen included 45 men’s watches and 50 women’s watches, valued at £400.

September 1936: Court case regarding property stolen from F & W Stewart.
Managing director Harold Stewart, his daughter Winifred Amy Stewart (shop assistant), and John Henry Sharp, jeweller of Hobart, gave evidence.

Residence: 182 George Street, Launceston.

President, Retail Jewellers’ Association.

29 April 1958: Death of widow Freda Stewart at New Norfolk.
Freda left her daughters Winifred and Joan, 628 shares each in F & W Stewart Pty Ltd, and the balance of her shares to son Robert Harold Stewart.

Death 20 February 1950, Private Hospital, Launceston
TAHO: RGD33/1/41 no412 Birth 1863 [Clara Abbott], RGD33/1/63 no443 Birth 1884, RGD33/2/1 no696 Birth 1920 [Joan Stewart], AD960/1/78 Will No. 32575 1950 [Harold Percy Stewart], AD960/1/90 Will No. 40366 1959 [Freda May Stewart].
Web: Ancestry: Australia Electoral Roll 1949.
Daily Telegraph 26 October 1911, The Examiner (Launceston) 17 July 1916, 11 March 1933, 3 September 1936, 21 February 1950.