STEWART Robert Bell

Name Robert Bell STEWART
Country Of Origin Scotland
Born 1857
Died 1933
Birth/ Baptism Born May 1857, Ceres, Fife, Scotland
Parents Thomas and Janet Stewart (formerly Graham)
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Hobart
Street Address
100 Liverpool Street, Hobart
Marriage/Spouse 10 February 1891, St Philip’s Church, Abbotsford, Melbourne, Victoria, to Mary Alice Parsons.
Other Approx. 1890-1891: Watchmaker, Melbourne

The Argus 19 February 1891:
‘STEWART-PARSONS. On the 10th inst., at St Philip’s Church, Abbotsford, by the Rev. Walter Mantell, incumbent, Robert Bell, second son of Thomas Stewart, of Ceres, Fifeshire, Scotland, to Mary Alice, youngest daughter of Samuel Parsons, of Latrobe, Tasmania.’

Approx. 1896-1906: Worked in his trade in Hobart.

1906: Bankruptcy.
Creditors included jeweller Joseph Quarmby, Liverpool Street; watchmaker Percival C Abbott, Murray Street; jeweller Leo H Bibby, Liverpool Street.

Returned to Melbourne, Victoria, recorded as a watchmaker.

Death January 1933, Melbourne, Victoria
TAHO: SC84/1/316 no72 1906.
Web: Ancestry: Scotland Births &Baptisms 1857; Victoria, Australia Rate Books 1890-1891; Australia Marriage Index 1891; Australia City Directories, Tasmania Post Office Directory (Wise) 1898-1905; Australia Electoral Rolls 1922, 1931; Australia Death Index 1933. Scotland’s People, 1871 Census.
Clipper 9 January 1897; The Mercury (Hobart) 4 July 1900, 22 October 1902, 13 August 1904, 18 January 1933.