John Sandes (1863 - 1938)
When his father became the Vicar of Bishop Middleham, Durham, he went to live in England with his family.
He graduated BA (hons) Law from Magdalen College, Oxford.
In January 1897 he emigrated to Australia and thereafter went to work at the Melbourne Argus as a reporter.
In 1919 he moved to England to became the (Sydney) Daily Telegraph's London Correspondant and he covered the Treaty of Versailles He returned to Australia in 1920 and became Special Correspondant for the Australian Press Association covering the Australasian tour by the Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII and Duke of Windsor).