WILLIAMS Frederick Thomas

Name Frederick Thomas WILLIAMS
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1886
Died 1966
Birth/ Baptism Born 2 April 1886, Launceston
Parents Thomas and Ruth Williams (formerly Blower)
Apprenticeship F & W Stewart, Launceston
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Launceston
Street Address
134 Brisbane Street, Launceston
Corner Brisbane and George Streets, Launceston
Marriage/Spouse 11 February 1913, Baptist Tabernacle, Launceston, to Matilda Letitia Sophia Boscoe
Other Employer: F & W Stewart, Charles Street, Launceston (eight years).

January 1910: Frederick Stewart retired and sold his business at 134 Brisbane Street to Frederick Williams.

August 1918: Opened in new premises on the corner of Brisbane and George Streets and added souvenirs, china, toys, and fancy goods.

Daily Telegraph 15 March 1919:
‘A New Enterprise, The Tassie Tea Rooms.
Immediately on the vacation of the large showrooms lately occupied by Mr Fulton, Mr F T Williams determined to utilise them, and so assembled his various enterprises under one roof – Williams Corners will now include an up-to-date Refreshment Department.’

Tassie Tea Rooms specialised in ‘dainty afternoon teas,’ including homemade cakes and fruit. It was situated almost opposite the Princess Theatre.

Late 1925: End of lease business premises sale, Brisbane and George Streets.

From approx. 1930s: Manager, Williams Motor Service, passenger transport, Hobart, and neighbouring districts.

Death 30 April 1966, Hobart
TAHO: RGD33/1/65 no201 Birth 1886; Name Indexes 1949605 File No. 1119 Marriage 1913; AD960/1/108 Will No. 48460 1967.
Web: Ancestry: Electoral Rolls Tasmania 1914-1928, 1943, 1949; Millingtons, Cornelian Bay Cemetery/B6647 May 1966.
The Examiner (Launceston) 1 January 1910; Daily Telegraph 1 January 1910, 16 November 1910, 2 January 1911, 13 July 1918, 8 August 1925, 29 October 1925; The Mercury (Hobart) 8 August 1925, 10 January 1935, 8 July 1938, 10 October 1946, 24 August 1954.