TO THE MINER BORN

A Stockbroker's Life in the Ballarat Gold Rush

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Whykes, John (1845 – 1930)

Parents: William Whykes & Mary Ann Brimblecombe
Birth: 1845, Truro, Cornwall, England
Arrival: Feb 1867 aboard “Underley”
Married: Jane Wasley in 1872
Children: Matthew George, William John, Herbert, Ernest Josiah, Albert, Lydia Jane, Ethel Mary, Charles Leslie, Frederick James, Ada Evelyn
Death: Jun 1930 in Ballarat
Buried: Ballarat Old Cemetery

Associated companies/mines:

  • Band of Hope Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Band of Hope Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • Exhibition No. 1 Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • Finns Reef Mining Co. N/L
  • Great Southern Hurdsfield Mining Co. N/L
  • Haddon Consols Gold Mining Co.
  • Lord Nelson Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • New Victory Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • No. 2 Band of Hope Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • No. 3 Band of Hope Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • No. 4 Band of Hope Mining Co. N/L
  • Royal Hurdsfield Mining Co. N/L

Associated organisations:

  • Twice Mayor of Ballarat

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