Item 23 - Centenary of C. J. Weedon & Co.

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Centenary of C. J. Weedon & Co.


  • 1942-1946 (Creation)

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(1842 -2015)

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Early in 1842, Mr. C. J. Weedon commenced business on his own account as an auctioneer and general merchant, and eventually had the largest auctioneer's business in Launceston. Mr. Weedon became the agent for the Derwent & Tamar Assurance Company in 1845. He was also one of the first directors of the Launceston and Western Railway; a director of the Bank of Tasmania; a member of the Legislative Council; a warden of the Marine Board and a prominent Freemason. For more information see: Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Tue 12 Mar 1946 Page 26 ANOTHER CENTURY-OLD LAUNCESTON FIRM

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Cutting from Examiner, Launceston 12.March 1946 . Centenary of C. J. Weedon & Co. 1942 (mining & commission agents, estate agents).
Also article on early banks of Launceston,

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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gc August 2018




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