Frank Wentworth Duesbury
DUESBURY, FRANK WENTWORTH (1889-1960), chartered accountant and businessman, was born on 11 February 1889 at Petersham, Sydney, elder son of John William Duesbury, an accountant from Derbyshire, and his native-born wife Mary, née Biggs. His father, whose ancestor had founded the manufacture of Royal Crown Derby porcelain in 1750, migrated to Sydney as a child in 1863 and became well known as a public accountant, business entrepreneur and innovator. Frank was educated at the Grammar School, Mudgee, then worked in a bank at Newcastle. He was practising as an accountant in Sydney when he married Nellie Madge, daughter of Captain Fergus Cumming, on 19 September 1914 at Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle.
In 1921 Duesbury was a fellow of the Institute of Incorporated Accountants of New South Wales, of which body he was a councillor and vice-president of its Students' Society. When the institute was absorbed into the Commonwealth Institute of ...Read more at the source website