TO THE MINER BORN

A Stockbroker's Life in the Ballarat Gold Rush

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Thomas, Thomas Coomb (1848 - 1907)

Parents: William Thomas & Amelia Powell
Birth: 1848, Llangynwyd, Glamorganshire, Wales
Arrival: Feb 1867 aboard “Morning Light”
Married: Barbara Johnson in 1869
Children: Mary, Emma Elizabeth, Margaret Hannah, Arthur Egerton, Gladys Amelia, Inez, Inez Victoria, Amelia, Joseph Anthony Gordon, Raynold Egerton, Frederick William Egerton, Frederick Robert Stephenson
Death: Jun 1907, Ballarat
Buried: Ballarat Old Cemetery

Associated companies/mines:

  • 10 and 11 Perthshire Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • A 1 Perthshire Mining Co. Ltd.
  • Ajax Nuggetty Company
  • Bay Horse Quartz Mining Co.
  • Belmore Gold Mining Co.
  • Birthday Mining Company
  • Black Horse Mining Company
  • Bonnie Dundee Quartz Mining Co.
  • British Freehold Gold Mining Co.
  • Cambrian Quartz Mining Co.
  • Canary Tribute Co.
  • Comet and United Tribute Co. Ltd.
  • Craigie Estate Gold Mining Co.
  • Duke of Devonshire Tribute Co. Ltd.
  • Duke of Edinburgh Gold Mining Co. Ltd.
  • Duke of Edinburgh Quartz Gold Mining Co.
  • Fear Not Quartz Mining Co.
  • Flagstaff Gold Mining Co.
  • Forest Queen Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • Golden Wedge Quartz Mining Co. Ltd.
  • Gordon and Egerton Co. N/L
  • Great California Gold Mining Co.
  • Great Extended Birmingham Quartz Mining Co.
  • Grenville Mining Co.
  • Haphazard Freehold Gold Mining Co.
  • Hustler's Reef Comet Tribute Co.
  • Inkerman Quartz Company Ltd.
  • Italian Hill Long Tunnel Gold Mining Co. Ltd.
  • Kangaroo Bob Quartz Mining Co.
  • Koh-i-nor
  • Lauriston Extended Gold Mining Co.
  • Metropolitan Gold Mining Co.
  • New Fear Not Quartz Mining Co.
  • New Isis Company
  • North Cornish Quartz Mining Co.
  • North Star Freehold Gold Mining Co.
  • North Star Quartz Mining Co. Ltd.
  • Old Quartz Hill Consols Gold Mining Co.
  • Palmerston Quartz Mining Co.
  • Parkers United Company
  • Parkers Extended Company
  • Pegleg Tribute Co.
  • Prince of Wales Quartz Mining Co.
  • Rich Hill Tribute Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • South Birthday Mining Company
  • South Egerton Consols Quartz & Alluvial Gold Mining Co.
  • United Hit or Miss and Hick's Quartz Mining Co.
  • United Miners Company N/L
  • Victory Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • Welcome Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • Welsh Gold Mining Co.
  • Yarra Company N/L
  • Young Unicorn Freehold Gold Mining Co.

Associated organisations:

  • Publican Royal Stock Exchange Hotel
  • Councillor Ballan Shire
  • Member Ballarat Yacht Club
  • Mt Egerton Rifle Club
  • Gordon & Egerton Racing Club
  • Egerton Accident Fund Association
  • Mount Egerton Football Club

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