5th April 2022

Tailor’s Buttons

J. B. Wakley, Cessnock

Note: he also had buttons marked ‘J. Wakley, Cessnock’.







John (Jack) Bagg Wakley advertised from 1919-1934 as a high class tailor in Vincent Street, Cessnock.

The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder (NSW), 31st March 1925 page 2.


He made a change, becoming the proprietor of the Premier Hotel in Newcastle in 1934. He died in Newcastle in 1955.

The Newcastle Sun, 5th October 1939 page 6. See details below.

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