Harry Evans (Senior) had four sons. They moved to Melbourne in the mid-1890s. He established the family business there buying, selling and restoring billiard tables. His descendants continue to maintain the family traditions today.
Harry (Junior) was the eldest son of Harry (senior). He became involved in the business at a young age. Together they set up and ran billiards rooms. Harry (Junior) was a cabinet maker. Billiards table maintenance was the original service offered by the business. Based at their workshop situated in Elizabeth Street, Melbourne. Their knowledge and skill allowed them to compete against larger companies.
The third generation joins the business. Harry Evans & Sons now see Norm (2nd AIF) and Gordon (RAAF) return from war. These brothers also become cabinet makers and french polisher. They operate from Elizabeth Street Melbourne with their father. Later in 1957, the business relocated to the present Fitzroy premises.
David is the only son of Gordon. He commenced with Harry Evans & Sons (Vic) Pty. Ltd. in 1985 following on from an 18-year career in electronics with the MMBW. Having grown up with the business. He has worked with his father and uncle for years. David has had a wealth of knowledge and experience to draw on and pass on to his son.