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Square K6

Quilt square K6


J. E. Hall / Williamstown

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Williamstown Chronicle, Saturday 4 May 1895, page 3
Mr J. E. Hall, grocer, notifies that he has re-opened the well-known business lately conducted by Messrs Rodger Bros. and Rodger in Nelson place.

Williamstown Chronicle, Saturday 23 January 1897, page 3
J. E. Hall is open to supply orders for White Leghorn eggs from his winning birds. Prices on application. "Linaria," Osborne street. Williamstown.

In 1924 J. E. Hall was bought out but still working as this much later advertisement records:

Grocer, Wine and Spirit Merchant,
Cr. Melbourne & North Rds., Newport.
Having purchased the business of DOIG, HALL & CO., Nelson Place, Williamstown, and having engaged J. E. Hall to manage the firm, I am prepared to supply the people of Williamstown, Newport and District, with first class Groceries, etc., at current rates.
Having transfered the licence to Newport, we take orders for Wines and Spirits at Nelson Parade address, and deliver by special Motor Delivery.
Orders by 'Phone attended to at once. TELEPHONES 248 and 43.
Advertisement in Williamstown Chronicle, Saturday 3 April 1926, page 4

Mr J. E. Hall bred all sorts of birds for all sorts of purposes: he had success with homing pigeons.

HOMING CLUB. The Williamstown Homing Club flew their first: young bird's race on Saturday Nov 25th from Kilmore East, a distance of 40 miles. Results:-lst J. E. Hall's B.C.C. " Medic," velocity 1194 yards per minute: 2nd W. Hearn's B.C.C. Royal Sovereign 1167 yards, 3rd D. Stinton's B.C.C. 1139 yards, Messrs Field, Hick, Hill, and Patterson also competed. from the Williamstown Chronicle, Friday 1 December 1899, page 2

Submitted on 1st June 2019 at 11:08 AM
Last amended on 1st June 2019 at 11:28 AM

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