TO THE MINER BORN

A Stockbroker's Life in the Ballarat Gold Rush

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Downes, Frederick Courthope (1825 - 1902)

Parents: George Downes & Jane Arundel Pryor
Birth: 1825, Lambeth St Mary, England
Arrival: 26 Apr 1853 aboard "James L Bogert"
Married: Sarah Streeta or Streeter in 1861
Children: None
Death: 5 Sep 1902, Ballarat
Buried: Ballarat New Cemetery

Associated companies/mines:

  • Adventure Quartz Mining Co. Ltd.
  • Amazon Gold Mining Company
  • Ballarat Pyrites Company
  • Bismarck Quartz Mining Co.
  • Californian Quartz Mining Co.
  • Clifton Extended Quartz Mining Co.
  • Clunes Alluvial Gold Mining Co.
  • Cosmopolitan Gold Mining Co.
  • Great Republic United Gold Mining Co. Ltd.
  • Guiding Star Gold Mining Co.
  • Gulf Stream Gold Mining Co.
  • Jeweller's Shop Gold Mining Co.
  • Llanberris Quartz Mining Co.
  • New Raglan Freehold Quartz Mining Co.
  • New Waterloo and Trafalgar Gold Mining Co. Ltd.
  • Newington Freehold Gold Mining Co.
  • Peru Gold Mining Co.
  • Princess Alice Quartz Mining Co.
  • Privateer Freehold Gold Mining Co.
  • Red Streak Gold Mining Co. Ltd.
  • Reform Gold Mining Co.
  • Rose, Thistle & Shamrock Gold Mining Co.
  • Stanley Gold Mining Co.
  • Star of the East Quartz Mining Co.
  • Victoria Gold Mining Co.
  • Western Freehold Company

Associated organisations:

  • Ballarat Hospital committee
  • Mechanics Institute committee

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