TRIST Joseph Chapman

Name Joseph Chapman TRIST
Country Of Origin England
Born 1843
Died 1930
Birth/ Baptism Born 1843, Exeter, Devon, England
Parents Joseph (jeweller & engraver) and Mary Trist
Apprenticeship With his father
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Launceston
Street Address
107 St John Street, Launceston
141 Brisbane Street, Launceston
Marriage/Spouse 1866, Exeter, Devon, to Matilda Rose Butland
Arrival Approx. late 1880s
Other 1881: Joseph was recorded as a jeweller in Devon, England, and brother William as a watchmaker and jeweller.

From late 1880s-late 1890s: Launceston.

1890: Submitted a tender to the Launceston Council to provide a new clock for the Post and Telegraph Office building.

1891: Joseph’s daughter, Minnie Louise Trist, married watchmaker Ernest Woodberry.

Late 1892: Relocated the business from St John Street to 141 Brisbane Street.

January 1895: Percy J Field, watchmaker and jeweller, sold his stock to Joseph when he departed the colony.

August 1896: Due to Joseph leaving the colony for Sydney, New South Wales, his residence at 212 Charles Street was advertised for sale.

Watchmaker and jeweller, Thomas Sharman, formerly of Ulverstone, purchased the business.

Death 14 September 1930, at his residence, Mosman, New South Wales
TAHO: RGD37/1/50 no627 Marriage 1891.
Web: Ancestry: 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881 England Census; Australia City Directories, Tasmania Post Office Directory (Wise) 1890-1893.
Daily Telegraph 10 January 1888, 29 August 1896; The Tasmanian 26 April 1890; The Examiner (Launceston) 12 November 1892, 22 August 1896, 29 August 1896; The Mercury (Hobart) 15 September 1930.