John Sanbrook

Born
1824
Died
1915
Profession
Building Contractor

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Camperdown 1874 1875

Family background

John Sanbrook was born in Bristol, England, on 8 May 1824. He was married in Bristol to Lydia Rose (1823-1906). They had four daughters and three sons. He arrived in Sydney about 1850. He died in Sydney on 4 December 1915.

Occupation & interests

Sanbrook & Son, building contractors, of Camperdown were busy tendering for work in suburban Sydney. They built Glebe Town Hall, a tender of 4,444 pounds in 1879-80 and Canterbury Post Office (1908).

Local government service

John Sanbrook was an alderman on Camperdown Council in 1874-75.

References

Sydney Morning Herald 25 June 1880 p. 6

Obituary Lydia Sanbrook, Sydney Morning Herald 6 December 1906 p. 6

Newcastle Morning Herald 26 May 1908 p. 4

Sydney Morning Herald 6 December 1915 p. 8

 

Citation

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