TO THE MINER BORN

A Stockbroker's Life in the Ballarat Gold Rush

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Letcher, John (1833 - 1916)

Parents: James Letcher & Elizabeth Semmens
Birth: 1833, Cornwall, England
Arrival: Bef 1856 (news item)
Married:
  • Margaret Hosking in 1858, Geelong
  • Elizabeth Jane Davis (nee White) in 1902, Ballarat
Children: With Margaret - Ada Margaret, Jessie, Herbert Richard, Ernest Albert, William James, Elizabeth Jane, John Hosking
Death: Jun 1916, Rose Park, South Australia
Buried: West Terrace Cemetery

Associated companies/mines:

  • Albert Silver Lead Mining Co.
  • Ballarat and Geelong Gold Mining Co.
  • Borhoneyghurk Company
  • Canton Gold Mining Co.
  • Chryseis Mining Company Ltd.
  • Cleaver's Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • Clyde and Abyssinia Mining Co.
  • Cosmopolitan Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Crescent Gold Mining Co.
  • Drummond Street Freehold Gold Mining Co.
  • Eaglehawk Alliance Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • Eclipse Mining Co. Ltd.
  • Enfield Mining Company
  • Exhibition No. 1 Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • Gambetta Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Golden Corner Freehold Gold Mining Co.
  • Golden Lake Gold and Tin Mining Co.
  • Great Extended Quartz Mining Co.
  • Kneeshaw Freehold Mining Co.
  • Manager - Llanberis Mining Company
  • Lock's Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • Lord Nelson Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • New Don Gold Mining Co.
  • New Kohinoor Tribute Co. N/L
  • New Nelson Mining Co. N/L
  • New Royal Crown Quartz Mining Co. N/L
  • Newington Estate Gold Mining Co.
  • North Gambetta Gold Mining Co. N/L
  • Southern Freehold Co.
  • St. George United Quartz Mining Co.
  • West Don Gold Mining Co.
  • Yalwal and Ballarat Copper Co. N/L

Associated organisations:

  • Stock Exchange of Melbourne
  • Methodist Church

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