UTHER John Samuel

Name John Samuel UTHER
Country Of Origin England
Born 1806
Died 1849
Birth/ Baptism Born 5 July 1806, Clerkenwell, London, England
Bapt. 4 January 1807, St James, Clerkenwell, Islington, Middlesex, England
Parents John William and Esther Uther
Apprenticeship N/A
Skills Business owner
Work Locations Launceston
Street Address
Charles Street, Launceston
Marriage/Spouse 16 March 1833, St James Church, Sydney, New South Wales, to Sarah Bond Compere
Arrival April 1828, Hobart Town on the ship Eliza
Other Importer, Merchant, Ironmonger, Ship Chandler.

October 1833: John travelled from New South Wales to Van Diemen’s Land on the ship Portland, when it suffered wreckage east of the George Town Heads. There were two fatal casualties, the young daughter of Mr and Mrs Cox of Clarendon, and the ship’s carpenter.

December 1833: Opened an ironmongery warehouse at the lower end of Charles Street. Stock advertised for sale included watchmaker’s tools and parts.

October 1840: Commenced business partnership with Richard Scott, sail maker, and ship chandler.
1843: Insolvency court.

Relocated to New South Wales.

Death 9 October 1849, Kermode Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Ancestry: Australia & New Zealand Find a Grave Index 1849, London England, Church of England Baptism 1807.
Hobart Town Courier 12 April 1828; The Sydney Herald 18 March 1833; The Colonist & Van Diemen’s Land Commercial & Agricultural Advertiser 8 October 1833, 12 December 1833, 16 January 1834, 2 March 1835, 10 October 1840; Cornwall Chronicle 8 April 1843; The Courier Hobart 19 May 1843; The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser 31 January 1849; South Australian 9 October 1849.