The Resource W. S. Barron, tobacconist, hairdresser, billiards, Southport, Queensland

W. S. Barron, tobacconist, hairdresser, billiards, Southport, Queensland

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W. S. Barron, tobacconist, hairdresser, billiards, Southport, Queensland
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W. S. Barron, tobacconist, hairdresser, billiards, Southport, Queensland
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The Barron family were pioneers of the Southport area and contributed greatly to the town.William Smith Barron was born in Kedron, Brisbane in 1861 and passed away in 1933 aged 72 years. And had lived in Southport for over 40 years. He followed the occupation of stone- mason in Brisbane until 1893 when he made the decision to come down to Southport and open his business on the main street called W. S. Barron tobacconist, hairdresser, billiards, which he went on to sell in 1923. W. S. Barron was also the first conductor of the Southport Town Band, a position he held for nearly 30 years. He was also the conductor of the Beenleigh and Nerang Bands for some time and formed the first choir at Southport. Mr Barron married Emma Napper in 1898 her family were long-serving residents of Southport. They had three daughters, Mrs W. P. Nisbett, and Thelma and Edna Barron. (Information taken from: South Coast Bulletin, August 4, 1933, p. 3)
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W. S. Barron, tobacconist, hairdresser, billiards, Southport, Queensland
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(Sirsi) 7551
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  • John Oxley Library negative #21765. Permission must be obtained from the John Oxley Library to reproduce this image for purposes other than research and study.
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Label
W. S. Barron, tobacconist, hairdresser, billiards, Southport, Queensland
Publication
Note
Copied from an original photograph held by John Oxley Library
Dimensions
25 x 20 cm.
Extent
copy print
Immediate source of acquisition
JOL.
Other physical details
black and white
System control number
(Sirsi) 7551
Terms governing use
  • John Oxley Library negative #21765. Permission must be obtained from the John Oxley Library to reproduce this image for purposes other than research and study.
  • <a href="https://digitalbank.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/vital/access/manager/Copyright" target="_blank">Click here for further information about copyright</A>

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