Browse Entries

Use Trove to find more resources by/about this Biographical entry

  • Trove

Biographical entry Sandford, William (1841 - 1932)

Born
26 September 1841
Torrington, Devon, England
Died
29 May 1932
Occupation
Ironmaster

Summary

William Sandford was sent to Australia in 1883 by John Lysaght to establish a wire-netting plant in Sydney. In 1886 he became manager of the Eskbank ironworks at Lithgow, which he bough in 1892. He was an unsuccessful businessman and the business was eventually sold to G. & C. Hoskins in 1907.

Published resources

Book Sections

Online Resources

See also

Rosanne Walker