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.
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