The John Paul Family Vault is a large monument in Rookwood Cemetery. The following information is from his obituary. Mr John Paul, who died in 1925 at his residence, Wolseley Road Point Piper, had reached the advanced age of 85. He started a business in Erskine Street in 1863 in the firm of Potts and Paul Ship Chandlers. Later, he founded the firm of Paul and Gray Ltd. in Sussex Street, and was the head of that firm until his retirement. He was associated with sea sports and sea life and was understood to be one of the oldest members of the Sydney branch of the League of Ancient Mariners. He leaves two sons, Dr. Norman Paul and Dr. Oscar Paul, both of whom practise in Macquarie Street.