van Senden, Edward Willis

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van Senden, Edward Willis

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1863 - 1918

History

Edward Willis van Senden was born in London on 23 May 1863. He studied wool classing in France and was assistant-buyer to Paul Pierrard of Rheims and London 1871-81. He came to Adelaide in September 1881 and conducted the wool buying for Elder Smith & Co Limited until 1883 when he began his own business which extended to wool buying in New Zealand by 1888. In 1895 he acquired the business of John Grice & Co which he sold to Dalgety and Co Ltd in 1900 and became general manager of their Adelaide Branch. In 1907 van Senden was Consular Agent for France in Adelaide, a position he held until July 1908. van Senden died in January 1918.

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Adelaide, South Australia

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public servant; woolclasser; woolbroker

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Entered from deposit description on 10 April 2012

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The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA), Personal, 24 July 1908, retrieved from http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/5165207 (accessed on 10 April 2012)
Obituraries Australia, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/van-senden-e-w-987 (accessed on 10 April 2012)

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