6th November 2023

Tailors’ Buttons

J C Stewart & Co, Broken Hill

John Charles Ollenshaw Stewart, born in Belfast, Ireland,  was a tailor in Broken Hill for many years. He died there in 1943, aged 88 years. He had operated under his own name since 1910, having worked at D. D. Murray & Co previously.

                                                          Barrier Miner (Broken Hill NSW), 18th December 1943.

Ramage & Drury, Adelaide.

The Mail (Adelaide), 5th August 1922,

Mr George Albert Ramage (1872- 1943) and Thomas George Drury ( 19881-1969) left John Martin’s to work on their own in 1922, They soon moved to 91 Gawler Place, where they worked until around 1930. George came from a well-known tailoring family in Bendigo, see http://www.austbuttonhistory.com/branded-buttons/branded-buttons-tailors-buttons-m-r/#R

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