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Donald Douglas, watchmaker and jeweller

 

 

 

 

Donald Macpherson Douglas, Watchmaker and Jeweller, 114 Manners Street, Wellington. Private residence 119 Stafford Street, presumably in Wellington, New Zealand.

Mr. Douglas was born in London, and served his apprenticeship with Messrs. Johnston and Co., of John Street, Bedford Row, W.C. He arrived in Lyttelton in 1883, per ship “British Queen,” under engagement to Messrs. B. Petersen and Co., of Christchurch, as silversmith. After four years service, Mr. Douglas removed to Wellington, entering the employ of Mr. S. Kohn, of Lambton Quay, in 1888.

All kinds of gold and silver-work are undertaken at this establishment, and many champion silver cups, and sets of silver plate for presentation purposes have been made by Mr. Douglas. In cleaning and repairing clocks and watches, and making and mending jewellery, he does an mproving trade. The business was established in 1892.

 

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  • Donald Macpherson Douglas, son of Donald Douglas, married Charlotte Elizabeth Georgina Ollett in London (Date unknown)

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