John Stevens

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John Stevens was a furrier whose premises (according to the Australasian Federal Directory) were located on Raglan Street, Ballarat.[1]



In 1918 Stevens, The Furriers, boasted a large stock of Musquash, Coney Seal, Russian Squirrel, Australan and New Zealand Coney. Eighty rabbits made a beautiful coat, and the skin could be dyed black or brown. Fox skins were bough, and alos tanned and made up into designs.[2]



426 Sturt Street Ballarat[3]

The People

The 1918 proprietor was James H. Davey.

M.P. Stevens

See also




  1. Rogers, J. W. F. (ed.). (c. 1887). The Australasian Federal Directory of Commerce, Trades & Professions. Melbourne: J. W. F. Rogers.
  2. Beautiful Ballarat, 1918.
  3. Beautiful Ballarat, 1918.

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--Beth Kicinski 11:09, 17 July 2012 (EST); --Clare K.Gervasoni 16:10, 20 October 2017 (AEDT)

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