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Percy Herbert Sanguinetti

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Percy Herbert Sanguinetti (1870-1949)

c.1871 Born son of Herbert Samuel Sanguinetti, financier

1891 Percy H. Sanguinetti (age 20), secretary to a limited company, lived in Boxmoor with his brothers Harold and Vivian, Frank L. Roscknow 29, manager of a paper mill, boarder, and John G Walliken 26, surveying engineer, visitor.[1] Presumably Percy was secretary to British Paper Co, set up by his father.

1898 Patent to Percy Herbert Sanguinetti of Frogmore Mill and Herbert Sanguinetti of Old Bond Street for "Improvements in Apparatus for Straining Paper Pulp and like Materials." This related to patents on strainers by Carl Heirich Roeckner and Frank Lionel Roeckner, and by Frank Lionel Roeckner and Ramsey Llewellyn Roeckner

c1900 Moved to Western Australia where he became a mining speculator.

1912 Appointed managing director of Paper Manufacturing Co, London. In this year he continued mining speculation in Queensland.

Later appointed managing director of a firm of wholesale paper merchants in Melbourne[2]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 census
  2. Who’s Who in Australia 1929