Ron Jarvis

Ronald Jarvis’ career as a Bindery Operations Officer at Queensland’s Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages began in 1972. For over 50 years, Ron has been practising his trade; preserving Queensland’s family history by restoring BDM’s collection of leather bound registers.

Ron’s love of books began early and at 15 years old, he answered an advertisement for a book binding apprenticeship; his love of the trade never wavering over 4½ decades.