23rd July 2020


The Daily Telegraph (Sydney), 2nd December 1926 page 1.

David Stewart Dawson (1849-1932) was born in Aberdeen. He had a successful jewellery business in Liverpool from 1871. In 1886 he emmigrated to Australia and continued his successful business. He sold it in 1931 and returned to London, where he died the following year. The firm closed in 1935.

Sunday Times (Perth) 3rd May 1908 page 5.


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