TO THE MINER BORN

A Stockbroker's Life in the Ballarat Gold Rush

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Tonkin, Stephen (1830 – 1906)

Parents: William Tonkin & Martha Tyzzer
Birth: 1830, Cornwall in England
Arrival: Possibly Sep 1854 aboard “Plymouth” into Portland
Married: Elizabeth Mitchell in 1865
Children: Albert Henry, Ernest Mitchell, Henry Biggleston, Percival
Death: Apr 1906 in Ballarat
Buried: Ballarat Old Cemetery

Associated companies/mines:

  • Australasia Gold Mining Co.
  • Ballarat East Freehold Gold Mining Co.
  • Clyde and Abyssinia Mining Co.
  • Cosmopolitan Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Dividend Quartz Mining Co.
  • Drummond Street Freehold Gold Mining Co.
  • Duke of Cornwall Freehold Co.
  • Duke of Cornwall Gold Mining Co.
  • Eagle Hawk Alliance Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • East Lothair Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Enfield Mining Company
  • Errard Street Freehold Gold Mining Co.
  • Extended Great Tunnel Quartz Mining Co.
  • Gambetta Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • George Freehold Gold Mining Co.
  • George Reef Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • Golden Lake Gold and Tin Mining Co.
  • Great Central Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Great Extended Quartz Mining Co.
  • Haddon Great Extended Gold Mining Co.
  • Innes Freehold Mining Co.
  • Kneeshaw Freehold Mining Co.
  • Leigh Consols Gold Mining Co.
  • Leigh Grand Junction Gold Mining Co.
  • Majorca Extended Gold Mining Co.
  • Majorca Extended Gold Mining Co.
  • Morning Star Quartz Co. N/L
  • New Ballarat Freehold Gold Mining Co.
  • New Parker's Reef Quartz Mining Co.
  • New Raglan Freehold Quartz Mining Co.
  • No. 1 South Cornish Quartz Mining Co.
  • North Dividend Quartz Co. N/L
  • North Hurdsfield Freehold United Co. N/L
  • Rose D'Amour Mining Co. N/L
  • South Parker's Mining Co. N/L
  • Southern Freehold Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • St. George United Quartz Mining Co.
  • United Albion and Prince of Wales Gold Mining Co.
  • Western Freehold Company

Associated organisations:

  • Melbourne Stock Exchange

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