Name Arthur STOKELL
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1876
Died 1921
Birth/ Baptism Born 19 July 1876, Horsham, Victoria
Parents Robert William and Cecilia Caroline Stokell (formerly Bowden)
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Waratah, Burnie, Penguin
Street Address
Cattley Street, Burnie
Marriage/Spouse 23 November 1904, Holy Trinity Church, Ulverstone, to Adelaide (Ada) Constance Hardeman
Other Arthur moved to Launceston, then the Great Lake district when he was young.

Approx. five years: Jewellery business, Waratah.
October 1908: The Waratah business was sold to Alfred Quinton of the Mount Bischoff Company.
November 1908: Opened watchmaker, jeweller, and stationery business, Burnie.

Approx. 1910: Employed George James Scott.
March 1914: Added a branch at Penguin under the management of Gordon Humphries, a watchmaker from Launceston. In September of the same year, Humphries sued Alfred Stokell for the balance of wages due. Employee Robert Hambleton was a witness. The evidence was contradictory, and a ‘verdict was entered for the amount claimed, each party to pay their own costs.’

Member: Horological Guild of Australasia, Tasmanian branch.

Ada Stokell continued the business after Arthur’s death.

Death 8 September 1921, at his residence, High Street, Burnie
Cause of death: Pneumonia and pleurisy
Web: Births Deaths Marriages Victoria 23679/1876; Launceston Family Album, Arthur Stokell 1891-2; Ancestry: Australian Cemetery Index 1907-1993 [Trevor Stokell].
The Mercury (Hobart) 19 July 1887; Daily Post 8 October 1908; Daily Telegraph 18 September 1914, 28 November 1922; The Examiner (Launceston) 30 November 1904, 6 January 1906, 11 June 1921; North West Advocate & Emu Bay Times 25 November 1904, 14 November 1908, 20 March 1909, 3 March 1910, 5 February 1915; Advocate 9 September 1921, 10 November 1952, 30 December 1954.