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A Stockbroker's Life in the Ballarat Gold Rush

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Nixon, William (1834 – 1905)

Parents: Henry Nixon & Helen Dumphy
Birth: 1834, Co. Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Arrival: Possibly Aug 1854 aboard “Bloomer”
Married: Anna Maria Cuthbert in 1864
Children: Elizabeth Anna, Emma Florence, Helen Lillian
Death: Mar 1905 in Ballarat
Buried: Ballarat New Cemetery

Associated companies/mines:

  • Buninyong Gold Mining Co. Ltd.
  • Burrowee Tin Mining Co. N/L
  • Bute Gold Mining Co.
  • Duke Company N/L
  • Emu Gold Mining Co.
  • Newington Freehold Gold Mining Co.
  • Privateer Freehold Gold Mining Co.
  • Rich Hill Gold Mining Co.
  • Smeaton Estate Gold Mining Co.
  • Southern Freehold Co.
  • United Extended Band of Hope Co. Ltd.
  • United Gold Mining Co. Ltd.(Creswick Road)
  • Victoria Gold Mining Co.

Associated organisations:

  • Chairman Ballarat Stock Exchange

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