TO THE MINER BORN

A Stockbroker's Life in the Ballarat Gold Rush

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Cooper, Thomas MLA (1832 - 1900)

Parents: Thomas Cooper and Sabra Kinnersly
Birth: 1832, Stone, Staffordshire, England
Arrival: Possibly 12 Aug 1856 aboard “Red Jacket”
Married: Emma Meads in 1857
Children: Emily Hannah, Emma, Thomas Charles, Thomas William, Emma Bowen, Edith
Death: Oct 1900 at Creswick
Buried: Creswick Cemetery

Associated companies/mines:

  • Brawn's Freehold Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Cameron's North-West Freehold Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Carter's Freehold Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Creswick Grand Trunk Gold Mining Co.
  • Creswick Quartz Mining Co. Ltd.
  • Enfield Mining Company
  • Gostelow's Freehold Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Grey's Freehold Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Hazelwood Coal Mining Co. N/L
  • Hepburn Home Paddock Extended G.M. Co. N/L
  • Jackson's Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • Keatch's Freehold Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Leishman's Reserve Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Lewers' Royal Mint Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Lewers Sovereign Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Mitchells Bank of England Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Mitchell's Golden Freehold Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • New Julius Caesar Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Newstead Loddon Leads Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Richardson's Western Freehold Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Spring Hill Reserve Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Tresareau Gold Mining Co. N/L

Associated organisations:

  • First Mayor of Creswick, elected 11 times
  • MLA representing Creswick, and chairman of committees in the Assembly

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