TO THE MINER BORN

A Stockbroker's Life in the Ballarat Gold Rush

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Hambly, James (1844 – 1926)

Parents: John & Elizabeth Hambly
Birth: 1844, Bodmin, Cornwall, England
Arrival: Jul 1867 aboard “Atalanta”
Married: Rebecca Champion in 1866 (Cornwall)
Children: unknown
Death: Aug 1926, Camberwell
Buried: Ballarat Old Cemetery

Associated companies/mines:

  • Happy Land Quartz and Alluvial G.M.Co. N/L
  • Ringwood Consols Gold and Antimony Mining Co. N/L
  • South Band and Albion Freehold Co. N/L

Associated organisations:

  • Chairman of the Ballarat Stock Exchange 19 years
  • Member Melbourne Stock Exchange
  • Ballarat City Councillor
  • Treasurer School of Mines
  • Trustee Commercial Club
  • President Ballarat City Free Library
  • Founder Wendouree Recreation Club
  • Justice of the peace
  • Director Ballarat Trustees

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