TO THE MINER BORN

A Stockbroker's Life in the Ballarat Gold Rush

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Pounder, Joseph (1834 – 1917)

Parents: John Pounder & Elizabeth Mooney
Birth: 1834, County Wexford, Ireland
Arrival: 9 Oct 1862 aboard “Donald McKay”
Married: Martha Ann Heath in 1876
Children: William Frederick, Amelia Evaline, Lucy Marion, Joseph John, George Valentine
Death: Nov 1917 in Ballarat
Buried: Ballarat Old Cemetery

Associated companies/mines:

  • Alchymist Gold Mining Co. Ltd.
  • Blackbird Gold Mining Co.
  • Cape Clear Gold Mining Co.
  • Drummond Street Freehold Gold Mining Co.
  • Errard Street Freehold Gold Mining Co.
  • Evans Freehold Company
  • Exchequer Gold Mining Co. Ltd.
  • Golden Gate Company
  • Great Western and Woady Yaloak Junction Co.
  • Lucky Reef Quartz Mining Co.
  • New Raglan Freehold Quartz Mining Co.
  • Southern Freehold Co.
  • Star Freehold Company
  • Three Sisters Quartz Mining Co.

Associated organisations:

  • Ballarat Masonic Lodge
  • Excelsior Lodge
  • Secretary Ballarat Stock Exchange

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