VENNALL Albert Edwin

Name Albert Edwin VENNALL
Country Of Origin England
Born 1871
Died 1960
Birth/ Baptism Born 16 October 1871, Woolwich, London, England
Parents Edwin Robert (watchmaker) and Sarah Ann Vennall (formerly Fovargue),
Grandfather: James Vennall, watchmaker
Apprenticeship With his father
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller, Optician
Work Locations Ulverstone
Street Address
Reibey Street, Ulverstone
Marriage/Spouse 1899, Cardiff, Wales, to Margaret Lee
Arrival 22 April 1912, Sydney, New South Wales, from London, on the ship Orontes.
Other Optical training: School of Opticians, London.
1901: Worked in his trade from home, Glamorgan, Wales.

Late 1912: Commenced watchmaking, jewellery, and optical business in Ulverstone.
July 1913: Moved from the ‘Little Jeweller’s Shop,’ previously occupied by watchmaker Albert W Allen to new premises in Reibey Street. He advertised ‘the finest display of watches, clocks, jewellery and plateware on the coast.’ Services offered included eye-sight testing and repairs of clocks, watches, and jewellery.

Employee: John (Jack) Alexander, watchmaker and jeweller.

Early 1914: Ernest F Hodgkinson, watchmaker and jeweller of Zeehan, purchased Albert’s business.

11 April 1914: Arrived in England on the ship Otranto.

Death 30 November 1960, The General Hospital, Rochford, Essex, England
Web: Ancestry: London, England, Marriage & Banns 1870; England & Wales Birth 1871;
1891 & 1901 England & Wales Census; England & Wales Marriage 1899; Victoria Australia Assisted & Unassisted Passenger Lists 1912; United Kingdom Incoming Passenger Lists 1914; 1939 England & Wales Register Buckingham Chesham; England & Wales National Probate Calendar 1961; England & Wales Death 1960.
North West Post 27 August 1912, 26 July 1913, 6 August 1913, 20 August 1913, 31 March 1914, 28 July 1914; The Examiner (Launceston) 17 December 1912; North West Advocate & Emu Bay Times 15 February 1913, 18 August 1913.