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John Mackrell, 1824-1909

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 1824
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Date of Death: 1909
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Identity:

John Mackrell was a solicitor in the firm of Mackrell & Co. of Cannon Street.

Life:

Mackrell was sometime Solicitor to the Governments of New Zealand and New South Wales and the man who suggested the institution of Colonial 'Inscribed Stock'. In 1878-79 he was solicitor to Benjamin Ebenezer Nightingale of Albert Works, Lambeth, in a legal dispute with JW over the construction costs of the White House.

Bibliography:

Clapham Common Post Office Directory, London, 1859, 1862; City Post Office Directory, London, 1861, 1862.