Photo of Jack JewellJohn Tozer Jewell was the fourth child of George & Mary Jewell, born on the 31st of July 1906 John was born in Long Gully. Throughout his life he was known as Jack. In 1931 Jack married Isabella Eunice Smith (daughter of John Smith & Lydia McPherson) in Brunswick.

Jack & Eunice had 2 boys & 2 girls;

John Peter Jewell - born 9th December 1932
Eileen Mary Jewell - born 14th June 1934
James Henry Jewell - born 19th November 1935
Patricia Maie Jewell - born 29th July 1937

Photo of Jack JewellJack and Eunice Jewell lived at Foote Street Albert Park, Dinsdale Street, Albert Park and No. 1 College Place Albert Park. Jack and Eunice sperated and Jack and his sone Peter lived with Eunice’s sister Lydia Maie Smith in Blackburn until Jack’s death. Jack was employed by his father George as a Fitter and Turner and Motor Mechanic at his business in Kavanagh Street Sth Melbourne and by G.W. Seward and Sons in Sth Melbourne and Nunawading. He was also employed by Oliver J. Neilson of Fitzroy until ill-health took over.

Jack died on the 13th of September 1970 and was later buried at the Melbourne General Cemetery. His wife Eunice died on the 6th of Octobr 1995 at her home in Hampton Park, and was buried at the Stawell Cemetery.


John Peter Jewell (or Peter as he is commonly known) was born on the 9th December 1932 in Sth Melbourne. Peter worked for 30 years in the Postmaster Generals Department and after leaving in 1977, he became a full time Security Officer. He worked for the Australian Watching Company and Wormold International until retiring in December 1996. Peter looked after his mother Eunice until hr death, and still lives at Hampton Park.


Eileen was born on the 14th June 1934, in Albert Park. Eileen never married, but does have a daughter - Patricia Marie Jewell born on the 17th July 1955, at the Queen Victoria Hospital in Melbourne.

Eileen worked throughout her life as a Sales Assistant at Tippings Variety store in Claredon Street Sth Melbourne and at Foys on the corner of Bourke and Swanston Streets and in other positions within the clothing industry

Unfortunately Eileen died on the 13th May 1988 in Ascot Vale. She was buried at the Springvale Lawn Cemetery on the 15th May 1988


James was born on the 19th of November 1935 in Albert Park. On the 21st of October 1961 James married Beryl Sylvian Box (daughter of James Box & Irene McNamara). They have 2 sons

Anthony James Jewell

Andrew was born on 9th August 1961 in Preston

Darren Jewell

Darren was born on 24th November 1964 in Mitcham. On the 7th of December 1996 Darren married Christine Glowrey (daughter of John and Pauline Glowery)

James worked in Lift Maintenance for Otis Elevators, but has since retired and lives in Balranald, N.S.W.


Patricia was born on the 29th of July 1937 in Melbourne. On the 14th of June 1955, Patricia married Alan Edward Cameron (son of Alexander Cameron & Agnes Jackson), in Melbourne. They had 2 children

Deborah Cameron

Deborah was born on the 26th of July 1957, in Melbourne. On the 6th of February 1982, Deborah married Robert Lesley Venus (son of Leonard Keith Venus and Amy Roberts), at the Holy Trinity Church in Nth Balwyn. They have 2 children - Christopher Edward Venus born 28th of September 1986 and Katherine Isabella Maie Venus born 16th of June 1989.

Colin John Cameron

Colin was born on the 10th of September 1959. Unfortunately Colin only survived 1 day and died on the 11th of September 1959.

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