TO THE MINER BORN

A Stockbroker's Life in the Ballarat Gold Rush

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Ditchburn, John (1825 – 1895)

Parents: William Ditchburn & Elizabeth Paxton
Birth: 1825, Shilbottle, Northumberland, England
Arrival: Jan 1850 aboard “Glen Huntley”
Married: Eliza Crowdy in 1852, Melbourne
Children: John, Elizabeth, Frank Oscar
Death: Dec 1895, Hawthorn, Melbourne
Buried: Boroondarra Cemetery

Associated companies/mines:

  • Alma Extended Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Alston and Weardale Co.
  • Ballarat Gold Mining Company
  • Band of Hope Company (Limited)
  • Barb Quartz Mining Co.
  • Bendigo and Ballarat Freehold Co.
  • Black Horse Quartz Mining Co.
  • Briseis Tin Mining Co. N/L
  • Caledonia Gold Mining Co.
  • Chewton Mining Co.
  • Clifton Extended Quartz Mining Co.
  • Clunes Great Northern Quartz and Alluvial Mining Co.
  • Clyde and Abyssinia Mining Co.
  • Cobungra Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Cosmopolitan Gold Mining Co.
  • Cricket Reserve Mining Co.
  • Duke of Cornwall Gold Mining Co. Ltd.
  • Duke of Northumberland Quartz Mining Co.
  • Essex Company
  • Extended Great Tunnel Quartz Mining Co.
  • Fryers Quartz Mining Co.
  • Glengower Estate Co. N/L
  • Golden Corner Freehold Gold Mining Co.
  • Golden Empire Co.
  • Golden Lake Gold and Tin Mining Co.
  • Golden Mount Quartz Mining Co.
  • Golden Point Quartz and Alluvial Gold Mining Co.
  • Golden Rivers Co.
  • Gravel Pits Mining Co.
  • Great Extended El Dorado Gold and Tin Mining Co.
  • Great Extended Gold Mining Co.
  • Great Extended Quartz Mining Co.
  • Great Gulf Company
  • Great Leasehold Quartz Mining Co.
  • Great North-West Company
  • Kangaroo Bob Quartz Mining Co.
  • King Charlie Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Lady Don Gold Mining Co.
  • London and Australian Quartz Co.
  • Lothair Freehold Co. N/L
  • Mitchell's Freehold Gold Mining Co.
  • Monitor Gold Mining Co. Ltd.
  • Monitor Quartz Mining Co.
  • Nelson and Wellington Gold Mining Co.
  • Nelson Gold Mining Co.
  • New Avoca Gold Mining Co.
  • New Ballarat Quartz Mining Co.
  • New British Workman Gold Mining Company Ltd.
  • New Discovery Extended Co. N/L
  • New Don Gold Mining Co.
  • New Parker's Reef Quartz Mining Co.
  • New Prince of Wales Mining Co.
  • Newington Freehold Gold Mining Co.
  • Newton Gold Mining Co.
  • North Bischoff Tin Co. N/L
  • North Dividend Quartz Co. N/L
  • North Star Quartz Mining Co.
  • Nuggetty Alliance Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • Oriental Gold Mining Co. Ltd.
  • Parker's Reef Quartz Mining Co.
  • Phoenix Mining Co.
  • Premier Gold Mining Co.
  • Pride and Stringer's Mining Co.
  • Prince Albert Quartz Mining Co.
  • Prince of Wales Quartz Mining Co.
  • Princess Alice Gold Mining Co. Ltd.
  • Princess Alice Quartz Mining Co.
  • Red Jacket Quartz Mining Co.
  • Rising Sun Quartz Mining Co.
  • Robin Hood Gold Mining Co. Regd.
  • Sailor's Reef Quartz Mining Co.
  • Snake Gully Quartz Mining Co.
  • South Grenville Gold Mining Co.
  • South Scotchman's Reef Quartz Mining Co.
  • Spring Creek Quartz Mining Co.
  • Sultana Gold Mining Co.
  • Tarrengower Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • Trojan Quartz Mining Co.
  • United Red Jacket Company
  • Victoria Quartz Mining Co.
  • Waratah Gold Mining Co.
  • Wellington Gold & Tin Mining Co.

Associated organisations:

  • Melbourne Stock Exchange

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