WOODBERRY Septimus Walter

Name Septimus Walter WOODBERRY
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1864
Died 1954
Birth/ Baptism Born 11 July 1864, Falmouth
Parents John and Harriet Woodberry (formerly Bonner)
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Deloraine, Stanley
Street Address
Church Street, Deloraine
Marriage/Spouse 30 July 1890, St Marks Church, Deloraine, to Franceska Lambert Seelig (d. 24 October 1923).

26 February 1936, St Andrew’s Church of England, Westbury, to Ella Woolnough.

Other Other occupations: Manager, orchardist

The Examiner (Launceston) 10 March 1890:
Notice. Ernest A Woodberry begs to intimate to his numerous friend and customers that owing to ill health, he has disposed of his business to his brother, Septimus Woodberry, and wishes to tender his sincere thanks and liberal patronage bestowed upon him while at Deloraine and trusts a continuance of the same to his successor.’

Septimus advertised employing a ‘first-class workman’ formerly of T Gaunt’s Melbourne and imported a first-rate Waltham lathe to enable accuracy in repairing Waltham watches.

February 1895: Sold the Deloraine business back to his brother Ernest.
Late 1890s: Manager, Flour Mills, Deloraine

Approx. 1901-1903: Watchmaking and jewellery business, Stanley.
September 1903: Advertised closing business at Stanley and selling the stock at or below cost, including clocks, watches, and jewellery.

November 1903: Moved back to Deloraine.
By approx. 1922: Orchardist, Beaconsfield.
July 1927: Returned to Deloraine.

Death 27 August 1954, at his residence, ‘Somerset’, Westbury
TAHO: RGD33/1/42 no676 Birth 1864; RGD37/1/49 no499 Marriage 1890; AD960/1/82 Will No. 35325 1954.
Web: Ancestry: Australia City Directories, Tasmania Post Office Directory (Wise) 1892-1912;
Australia Electoral Rolls 1914, 1922
The Examiner (Launceston) 21 February 1890, 8 March 1890, 10 March 1890, 25 October 1923 [Franceska Woodberry], 16 July 1927, 28 February 1936, 19 April 1939, 28 August 1954; North Coast Standard 4 August 1893; North West Post 9 September 1893; Daily Telegraph 23 February 1895, 6 June 1910; North West Advocate & Emu Bay Times 24 May 1902, 25 & 26 September 1903, 19 November 1903; Advocate 4 September 1954.