Person:John Sandbrook (1)

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John Samuel SANDBROOK
d.6 May 1945 Feilding, NZ
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Name John Samuel SANDBROOK
Alt Name Sam
Gender Male
Birth? 11 Aug 1869 Emerald Hill, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Marriage 28 Feb 1894 Registry Office, Woodville, NZto Lydia SMITH
Other Mark Smith, Farmer, Woodville. Rose Scadden, Domestic, Woodville.Witnesses
with Lydia SMITH
Death? 6 May 1945 Feilding, NZCause: cancer - lungs/skeletal
Burial? 8 May 1945 Feilding, NZ
Reference Number? photo
Occupation? Farmer. & Butcher. Labourer

Shirley couldn't find birth reg in Australia! Emerald Hill: That part of South Melbourne famous as immigrants tent city in 1850's and called Canvastown. But "Auntie Nell" said he was born in Richmond, Tasmania! Worked in many places: Government Buildings Wellington; As a driver for a butcher (Butcher on his marriage cert.); Railways; Farmer (on his death cert.) Beaconsfield book: Property owned 1928-1937, p67. Was a very good singer (especially sang after having a few beers!). Shirley has photo of him with a dog. Feilding Cemetery New Plot Number: 183