TO THE MINER BORN

A Stockbroker's Life in the Ballarat Gold Rush

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Cant, Andrew (1830 - 1915)

Parents: Andrew Cant and Margaret Wylie
Birth: 1830, Fifeshire, Scotland
Arrival: Dec 1854 aboard “Delgany”
Married: Agnes Ritchie in 1859
Children: Andrew, Margaret Wylie, Christina, Andrew Robert, Robert
Death: Sep 1915 at Ballarat
Buried: Ballarat Old Cemetery

Associated companies/mines:

  • All England United Gold Mining Co.Ltd.
  • Boxing Reef Quartz Mining Co.
  • Bute Gold Mining Co.
  • Chryseis Mining Company Ltd.
  • Clarendon Gold Mining Co.
  • Commeralghip Gold Mining Co.
  • Cressy Grand Confluence Gold Mining Co.
  • Director Ajax
  • Early Dawn Extended Gold Mining Co.
  • Golden Crown Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • Golden Empire Co.
  • Grand Junction Extended Gold Mining Co.
  • Last Chance
  • Llanberis
  • Major Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Marmion Gold Mining Co.
  • Mexican Gold Mining Co.
  • Monarch Gold Mining Co.
  • Normanby
  • North Buninyong Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • Prince Alfred Extended Gold Mining Co.
  • Shenandoah Gold Mining Co.
  • South Band of Hope Freehold G.M.Co. N/L
  • South Sulieman Extended Co. N/L
  • United Red Jacket Company
  • Waverley Extended Gold Mining Co.
  • Wilsons Freehold Gold Mining Co. N/L

Associated organisations:

  • Founder of the first Mining Exchange
  • Director Ballarat Land Mortgage Society
  • President Mechanics Institute

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