WOODBERRY Ernest Albert

Name Ernest Albert WOODBERRY
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1868
Died 1927
Birth/ Baptism Born 1 February 1868, Falmouth
Parents John and Harriet Woodberry (formerly Bonner)
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller, Optician
Work Locations Deloraine, Latrobe
Street Address
Church Street, Deloraine
Gilbert Street, Latrobe
Marriage/Spouse 20 April 1891, at the residence of the bride’s father, Mr J C Trist, watchmaker and jeweller, Launceston, to Minnie Louise Trist.
Witness: Joseph Chapman Trist.
Other May 1889: Commenced watchmaking and jewellery business, Deloraine
March 1890: Sold the business to his brother Septimus because of health problems.
Early 1890s: Dandenong, Victoria.July 1893: Advertised commencing business, Gilbert Street West, Latrobe. Services offered included clock, watch and jewellery repairs, and taxidermy.
September 1893: Added optical services.

Daily Telegraph 23 February 1895:
‘Ernest A Woodberry notifies that he has purchased the business in Deloraine recently carried on by his brother, and he will be pleased to meet his old customers. A specialty is made in spectacles to meet defective eyesight.’

1905: Watchmaker and jeweller Herbert Jordan purchased the Deloraine business.
From approx. 1910: Auctioneer, Sydney, New South Wales.

Death 5 September 1927, at his residence, The Bungalow, Rosalind Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
References
Tasmania Post Office Directory 1899, 1901.
TAHO: RGD33/1/46 no423 Birth 1868, RGD37/1/50 no627 Marriage 1891.
Web: Ancestry: Australian City Directories 1890.
The Examiner (Launceston) 21 February 1890, 8 March 1890, 26 June 1905, 7 September 1927; North Coast Standard 21 July 1893, 4 August 1893; North West Post 9 September 1893; South Bourke & Mornington Journal 11 June 1890, 29 April 1891; The Herald 19 August 1891; Daily Telegraph 23 February 1895, 18 May 1889; The Mercury (Hobart) 5 October 1927; The Sydney Morning Herald 5 October 1927.