A Stockbroker's Life in the Ballarat Gold Rush

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Butterly, Matthew MLA (1828 – 1893)

Parents: Matthew Butterly (or Butterley) & Margaret Conroy
Birth: 1828, Dublin, Ireland
Arrival: 4 July 1852 aboard “Abysinnia” into Sydney via San Francisco
Married: Maria Casson in 1893
Children: None
Death: Dec 1894 in Ballarat
Buried: Ballarat New Cemetery

Associated companies/mines:

  • Band of Hope and Albion Consols
  • California Gold Mining Co.
  • Cambrian Gold Mining Co.
  • Catherine Reef United Claimholders G.M.Co. N/L
  • Catherine United Tribute Co.
  • City of York Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • Cosmopolitan Company
  • Countess of Malmsbury Gold Mining Co.
  • Hero Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • Koh-i-Noor claim
  • No. 2 Black Horse Company N/L
  • North Band and Albion Freehold Quartz Mining Co.
  • North Band and Barton Co. N/L
  • North Buninyong Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • North George Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • Park Lead Gold Mining Co.
  • South Band and Albion Freehold Co. N/L

Associated organisations:

  • Partner “Henry Browning & Co”, Bakery Hill bakery and produce dealer
  • Built Mechanics Institute at Waubra
  • Mill and hotel at Millbrook near Gordon
  • Lextonshire Council
  • MLA for Windermere

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