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Place
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Sadlier
H.B.
Mr. & Mrs. Sadlier were the second Superintendent and Matron, District Orphans Asylum, Ballarat, c1870.
262
Salmon
Dr.
Honorary Medical Officer, District Orphan Asylum 1887.
262
Salter
Charles
Elected Mayor of the City of Ballarat, 1885/6. Vice-President of City Rowing Club 1887. President of Ballarat District Hospital board 1884. Honorary Solicitor for Ballarat District Hospital 1886. Committee member of Ballarat Acclimatisation Society 1870. Unsuccessful candidate for Ballarat West at election 22 February 1883.
244, 255,259, 306, 332
Salvation Army
Little Bridge Street
Opened its campaign in Ballarat in April 1882 under the command of Major and Mrs. Barker. A branch of the Prison Gate Brigade was opened in August 1885. The barracks in Little Bridge Street could accommodate 1700 people.
273
Sanderson
J.
Local Wesleyan Minister, Ballarat 1851
60
Sandry
W.
Original shareholder in Union Foundry 1865.
293
Saville
W.
Original member of Lewer's Freehold Company, formed on 22 July, 1872.
226
Sawyer
John
Pioneer digger at Sailors' Gully, Ballarat 1852
47
Sayers
Mr.?
Committee member of the Philharmonic Musical Society which ran from 1858 to 1863.
289
Scarse
G.H.
Head Teacher at State School No.1091 (see list) between 1880 and 1887.
274
Schmitt
Carl
First conductor of the short-lived Choral Society in 1866.
289
Schutze
C.
Member of the Council of Ballarat Fine Art Public Gallery Association in 1887.
279
Scobie
George
Brother of James Scobie who was killed in a precursor to the Eureka Stockade incident.
157
Scobie
James
Digger killed in a fight at Eureka Hotel on Specimen Hill, late 1854. Scotchman's Hill named after him and his brother.The incident was considered a precursor to the Eureka Stockade episode.
82
Scott
Alfred
One of a party of eight miners from Geelong who signed a cooperative mining agreement, 8 October 1851.
202
Scott
Andrew
Early settler at the foot of Mt. Buninyong
4
Scott
James
In a party of six from Geelong, the first to sign a cooperative mining agreement on 22 September 1851
202
Scott
R.
Resident Surgeon, Ballarat District Hospital 1887.
259
Scott
William
Elected Chairman of  Ballarat East Council 1859,1861, 1879 and 1885. Member of Ballarat Water Commission 1880. President of Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1865. Treasurer of District Orphan Asylum, Ballarat 1887, President 1869.
248, 254, 260,262,263
Scrase
E.
Member of first committee Ballarat Rowing Club, 1861.
255
Scrase & Ainley
Brewers who operated in the last of the Charlie Napier Hotels in Ballarat East 1880s.
288
Seal
A.T.
First Secretary of Ballarat Yacht Club 1877.
256
Seal
C.
Director of the Queen's Jubilee Company, miners, in 1887. Chairman of the Black Hill Quartz Company in 1887. Director of the New Koh-i-Noor Company, quartz miners, 1887.
345, 346, 353
Sebastopol Council
N/A
Proclaimed a borough in October 1864 and the first council was elected 12 December 1864.
249
Sebastopol Plateau Company
Mining company
Operating on the Sebastopol plateau 1887.
354
Sebastopol Star Company
Mining company
Operating on the Sebastopol plateau 1887.
354
Seekamp
Henry (Erle)
Proprietor and Editor of Ballarat Times and Southern Cross newspaper, March 1854 to October 1861 which operated in offices in Mair Street, Ballarat West and later at Bakery Hill. Famously whipped by Lola Montez in the United States Hotel in 1856.
63
Selman
S.
Treasurer of Soldiers' Hill Volunteer Fire Brigade 1886.
298
Semple
Andrew
Unsuccessful candidate for Ballarat East at election 2 August 1861.
333
Serjeant
Robert Malachy
Gold digger at Eureka Lead and Prince Regent Leads 1854. Member for Ballarat West in Victorian Parliament 1860. Member of first committee Ballarat School of Mines 1870. Manager of the Band and Albion Consols Company in 1887. Chairman of the Rothschild Company, miners, in 1887.
179, 228, 276, 350
Service
James
Successful candidate for Ballarat West election 11 September 1865.
330
Seven Hills Estate Company
N/A
Formed in 1875 by a band of eight Ballarat me. Bought 6000 acres of the Birch's estate, then owned by Alexander Wilson, for use by mining companies. A royalty of at least 7.5% was levied on those companies.
226
Sewell
W.H.
Director of Band & Albion Consols Company, 1887.
353
Shakespeare Hotel
Main Street
Operating in Ballarat East in at least 1858.
298
Shannahan
Teddy
Gold seeker 1851at Buninyong
32
Shaw
W.H.
Manager of Phoenix Foundry Company from 1870.
292
Sheehan
Luke
Wounded at Eureka Stockade, Sunday 3 December 1854. From Co.Galway, Ireland.
125
Shelly
F.F.
Dispenser, Ballarat District Hospital 1886.
259
Sherard
Charles Wale
Mining Warden at time of Eureka Stockade. First Vice-President of Ballarat Rowing Club 1861. Captain of Cavalry, Ballarat Troop, Ballarat Rangers 1857. Actuary of the Ballarat Savings Bank 1887.  Trustee of freehold for Ballarat Turf Club 1886.
255, 300, 302, 304
Shiels
J.
Vice-President of Ballarat Rowing Club 1887. Member of the Council of Ballarat Fine Art Public Gallery Association in 1887. Vice-President of Ballarat Cricket Club 1887. Vice-President of Ballarat Football Club 1886.
255, 279, 303
Shoppee
C.C.
President of Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1875/6. Treasurer 1887.
260, 261
Showman
J.
Committee member Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1887.
261
Sim
W.
Committee member of Ballarat Agricultural and Pastoral Society on 15 August 1856.
290
Sir Henry Loch Company
Mining company
Operating on a lease next to the Band & Albion Consols site in 1887.
354
Sisters of Mercy Convent Primary Schools
Victoria Street
Catholic systemic school operating in 1887.
275
Skoglund
Trooper
Member of the Ballarat Rangers Rifle Club 1873.
300
Slater
James
Board member of the Prince of Wales Company, Sebastopol 1870
205
Sleep
J.T.
Captain Commandant of 3rd Company, Ballarat Rangers in 1870. Lieut-Colonel of the Ballarat Militia Battalion in 1883, the formal successor to the Rangers. Vice-President of Imperial Football Club, Ballarat in 1886. Timekeeper of Lal Lal Race Club 1887.
299, 300, 304
Smith
G.F.
Manager of the Black Hill Quartz Company in 1887.
346
Smith
George
President of Ballarat District Hospital board 1874/5. Laid the foundation stone for Wesleyan Methodist Church, Brown Hill in 1869. Committee member of Ballarat Horticultural Society 1859. Professional committee member of Ballarat Horticultural Society 1887.
259, 271, 292
Smith
Henry
Resident Inspector of Police, Government Camp, Ballarat December 1851
43
Smith
J.C.
Board member of the Ballarat Company, a woolen mill operating in Sunny Corner from 1871 to at least 1887.
294
Smith
J.T.
Member for Talbot (Creswick and Clunes) 1865.
179
Smith
John
Early miner at Black Hill 1851. From Geelong. Lived at Seymour Crescent, Ballarat 1887
193
Smith
R.
President of the first committee of Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1857.
260
Smith
William Collard
Chairman of Ballarat West Municipality 1860/1and later Mayor of the City of Ballarat 1874/5.  Member for Ballarat West in Victorian Parliament 1863.Minister of Mines and Education 1877. Major of 1st Company, Ballarat Rangers in 1870. Major, then Colonel on the retired list. Vice-President of Wendourie Rowing Club 1887. Original committee member of Ballarat District Hospital 1855. Original committee member Benevolent Society 1857. Chairman of the Queen's Jubilee Company, miners, in 1887.
179, 182, 243, 256, 258, 260, 299, 345
Smyth
Patricius  (Rev.Father)
Catholic Priest at the time of the Eureka Stockade. An immigrant from County Mayo, Ireland
100
Smythe
S.W.
First Secretary of the Royal Exchange, 6 July 1881.
237
Snowball
Trooper
Member of the Ballarat Rangers Rifle Club 1873.
300
Soares
Gualter  (Rev.)
Minister of Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Sebastopol in 1870.
267
Society of Friends (Quakers)
Grant Street
Meeting in a small timber meeting-house in 1887
272
Soho Iron Foundry
N/A
Major iron works in Ballarat but had closed by 1887.
292
Soldiers' Hill Volunteer Fire Brigade
N/A
Established in 1879 but disbanded by 1881 and another brigade of this name formed by 1887.
298
Solomon
S.
Provisional Director of the Leviathan Syndicate Company, awaiting registration in mid-1887
355
Sommers
J.
Member of the Council of Ballarat Fine Art Public Gallery Association in 1887.
279
Soranson
Jacob
Acquitted on the charge of high treason after the Eureka Stockade incident, on 1 April 1855
143
South Ballarat Football Club
Ballarat
Established c1860 and still playing 1886.
304
South Plateau Company
Mining company
Operating on the Sebastopol plateau 1887.
354
South Star Company
Mining company
Operating on the Sebastopol plateau 1887.
354
Spain
E.W.
Manager of the Star of the East Company, 1887. Manager of Gay's Freehold Company, miners, 1887. Manager of the Carroll Company, miners, 1887. Manager of Owen's & Band of Hope Freehold and Leasehold Company, miners, 1887.
353, 354, 355
Spanhake
Mrs.
Owner of the Duchess of Kent Hotel, Main Road, Ballarat. Friend of Frederick Vern
147
Spence
J.
Director of the Star of the East Company, miners, 1887.
353
Spillman
J.F.
Auditor of Ballarat District Hospital 1886.
259
St. Alipius' Catholic Church
Erected in 1872 on Victoria Street, Redan, Ballarat
267
St. Alipius' Primary Schools
Victoria Street, Redan and Palmer's Gully.
Catholic systemic school operating in 1887.
275
St. Aloysius' Primary School
Redan
Catholic systemic school operating in 1887.
275
St. Andrew's Scottish Presbyterian Kirk
N/A
Construction began on 1 December 1862  on Sturt Street site and after accidents, was opened on 15 August 1864. There had been two smaller congregations, of the Presbyterian Synod of Victoria and the Free Presbyterian Church of Victoria which merged into St, Andrew's.
267
St. James' Church of England
N/A
Designed by H.R. Caselli, built in 1864 in Little Bendigo, Ballarat.
266
St. John's Church of England
N/A
Construction began on 15 March 1864 on Armstrong Street north, Ballarat. Opened 29 February, 1865 by Rev. C.T. Perks.
266
St. John's Presbyterian Church
N/A
Congregation first worshipped in Prince's Street nearly opposite the Synagogue. New church erected in Peel Street which opened on 13 August 1871.
268
St. Joseph's Primary School
Lyons Street
Catholic systemic school operating in 1887.
275
St. Patrick's Catholic Church
N/A
Constructed in 1857/8 on Sturt Street, Ballarat.
267
St. Peter's Church of England
N/A
Construction began on 16 November 1864 on Sturt Street west, Ballarat. Opened 11 June 1865.
266
St. Thomas' Free Church of England
N/A
Brick building in Macarthur Street west, Ballarat designed by J.R. Burns and opened on 19 July 1869. Later taken over as a Wesleyan Church.
269
Stallard and S. Goujon
N/A
Sharebrokers in Ballarat, 1860s at the corner of Sturt and Lydiard Streets.
236
Stansfield
L.
President of Mechanics' Institute 1882.
287
Star of the East Company
Mining company
One of the major mining companies extant in Ballarat in the late 1880s. The Head Office was in Melbourne.
353
State School No.1071
Eureka Street
Opened in June 1880. Head Teachers between opening and 1887 were H. Young and W. Ryan.
274
State School No.1091
Alfredton
Opened in June 1880. Head Teachers between opening and 1887 were J. Howarth and G.H. Scarse.
274
State School No.1167
Sebastopol
Opened in January 1875. Head Teachers from opening to 1887 had been E.M. Whalley, J.L. Clark, J. Oldham, H. Young, J. Elvins and W.T. Dimsey.
274
State School No.1256
Orphanage
Operated in leased premises in the Orphanage which opened in July 1866. Head Teacher was E.P. Date.
274
State School No.1289
Redan
Opened in February 1875. Head Teachers between opening and 1887 were J.Dennant and L. Whyte.
274
State School No.1436
Mount Pleasant
Opened in August 1874. Head Teacher from opening to at least 1887 was W.H. Nicholls.
274
State School No.1493
Golden Point
Opened in January 1875. Head Teachers from opening to 1887 had been R. Kent and J. Blythe.
274
State School No.1813
Wendouree
Opened in May 1877. Head Teacher from opening to 1887 was R. Williams.
274
State School No.1919
St. Paul's
Opened in June 1877. Head Teacher from opening to at least 1887 was J.C. Molloy.
274
State School No.1998
Queen Street
Opened in March 1878. Head Teacher from opening to at least 1887 was L.H. Kildahl.
274
State School No.2022
Macarthur Street
Opened in August 1878. Head Teachers from opening to 1887 were W.M. Cox, J. Oldham, W.M. Cox, J. Bartley and J.L. Willox.
274
State School No.2043
Black Hill
Opened in June 1878. Head Teacher from opening to at least 1887 was G. Duck.
274
State School No.2093
Nerrina
Opened in September 1878. Head Teacher from opening to at least 1887 was P. Eva.
274
State School No.2103
Urquhart Street
Opened in January 1879. Head Teacher since opening until 1887 was J. Lowther.Previously the Denominational School in Errard Street, Ballarat.
274
State School No.33
Dana Street
Opened in February 1875. Head Teachers between opening and 1887 were R.A. Armstrong and J. Oldham.
274
State School No.34
Humffray Street
Opened in March 1876. Head Teacher from opening until 1887 was E.I. Rosenblum.
274
State School No.35
Brown Hill
Opened in December 1877. Head Teacher from opening to at least 1887 was T. Potter.
274
State School No.695
Pleasant Street
Opened in August 1877. Head Teachers between opening and 1887 was J. Holding.
274
Stawell
William Foster  (Sir)
President of Ballarat School of Mines 1886.
276
Steinfeld
Emanuel
Mayor of Ballarat East Council 1866 to 1869. Vice-President and Trustee of land for District Orphan Asylum 1865. First President of Ballarat Public Library 1862. Unsuccessful candidate for Ballarat East at election 16 March 1871and 22 April 1874.
248, 262, 286, 333
Stephen
George Milner
Followed Dr. Otway to the Black Hill quartz lodes in 1853
71
Stephens
E.W.
Manager of the South Star Company, miners on the Sebastopol plateau, 1887.
354
Stephens
E.W.
President of Mechanics' Institute 1879/80.
287
Stewart
Alexander
Original member of Lewer's Freehold Company, formed on 22 July, 1872.
226
Stewart
C.
Vice-President of South Ballarat Football Club 1886.
304
Stewart
Donald
Stock rider for Inglis' properties. Later settled at Buninyong
6
Stewart
R.
Trustee of Miners' Racecourse, Sebastopol in 1887.
304
Stewart 
James  (Dr.)
Original committee member Ballarat District Hospital 1855. Elected to the first council of Ballarat West Municipality, 14 January 1856. Committee member of Ballarat Agricultural and Pastoral Society on 15 August 1856. Elected Chairman 1858/9. Trustee of Mechanics' Institute 1859. Member of the first Board of Ballarat Gas Company 1858.
243, 258, 287, 290, 301
Stirling & Sons
N/A
General carriers between Ballarat and Geelong. Also sold goods to miners
54
Stoddart
Thomas
Member of Ballarat Yacht Club and owner of "Pinafore" of 4 tons. Member of the Council of Ballarat Fine Art Public Gallery Association in 1887. Donated twelve Italian Carrara marble statues to Ballarat Botanic Gardens in 1884. Committee member of the Philharmonic Musical Society which ran from 1858 to 1863. Director of the Queen's Jubilee Company, miners, in 1887. Director of the South Plateau Company, miners operating on the Sebastopol plateau 1887. Director of the South Star Company, miners on the Sebastopol plateau, 1887. Director of the Central Plateau Company, mining on the Central plateau 1887.
289, 345, 354
Stoddart & Binnie
Stockbrokers
Operating a store-front brokerage on "The Corner" in Ballarat 1887.
360
Stout
J.  (Jnr.)
Committee member of Ballarat Gun Club 1887.
306
Stower
J.
Committee member of the Philharmonic Musical Society which ran from 1858 to 1863.
289
Strachan
R.A.
Committee member of City Rowing Club, Ballarat 1887.
256
Strange
Edmund
Member of a gold diggers' party at Dalton's Flat, Ballarat 1854
146
Stretch
T.B.C. (Ven.)
Archdeacon of Ballarat and Hamilton 1875.
264
Stringer
R.
Amateur committee member of Ballarat Horticultural Society 1887.
292
Strongman
J.M.  (Rev.)
Member of first committee Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1857. President of Ballarat District Hospital board 1866.
258, 260
Sturt
E.P.
Appointed to board of enquiry into death of James Scobie at Bentley's Hotel 1854
88
Sulieman and Indicator Company
Mining company
Established in 1887, working the Black Hill United mine.
345
Sulieman Pasha Company
Mining company
Proved a valuable new gold lode in July 1887 - its shares soared on the stock exchange. The huge Welcome Nugget was found in its mines.
314, 346
Sutton
Henry
Noted inventor and scientist in Ballarat,c1887s/80s, and well respected around the world
316
Sutton
W.  (Rev.)
First Minister at Baptist Church, Dawson Street, Ballarat in 1867.
272
Sweeney
Daniel
Chairman of a meeting of diggers on 22 November 1855 to press for compensation of losses during the Stockade incident. Elected to Ballarat East Council 1 June 1857. Second Lieutenant of the Ballarat Rangers, a local militia in 1858.
153, 247, 299
Swift
Mrs.
Member of first committee, Female Refuge, Ballarat c1867.
263
Swifte
E.H.L.
Manager of the Queen's Jubilee Company, miners, in 1887.
345
Swindells
Herbert
Early gold miner Ballarat in August 1851.
29
Symmons
Frank
Wounded at Eureka Stockade, Sunday 3 December 1854. From England.
125
T.A. Hawkins & Co.
Lydiard Street
Cordial factory in 1887.
295
Tait
George
Elected to first Sebastopol Council, Ballarat 12 December 1864.
249
Tannock
J. (Sgt)
Member of the Ballarat Rangers Rifle Club 1873. Judge of Lal Lal Race Club 1887.
300, 304
Tarte
A.A.
Honorary Secretary, Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1857.
260
Tatham
Frederick William
Manager of Prince of Wales Company, Ballarat 1862 - 1875
56
Taylor
C.
Secretary of Ballarat Acclimatisation Society 1870.
306
Taylor
R.
Member of Ballarat Yacht Club and owner of "Victoria" of 5 tons.
257
Taylor
W. (Rev.)
Visiting Wesleyan Methodist Minister from California who laid the foundation stone for the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Cheshunt St., Sebastopol in August 1863.
270
Taylor 
Theophilus  (Rev.)
Superintendent Minister, Wesleyan Church, Ballarat 1855. Committee member Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1887.
62, 261
Taylor & Ellis
N/A
Builders of the Lutheran Church, Doveton Street south, Ballarat in 1876.
273
Thackeray
J.R.  (Rev)
Anglican Minister at Christ Church, Ballarat 1854.
265
Thomas
O.
Director of the Llanberris Quartz Mining Company in 1887.
344
Thomas
T.
Committee member Imperial Football Club, Ballarat 1886.
304
Thomas
W.  (Rev.)
President of the Cambrian Society , May 1887.
289
Thompson
D.
Director of Gay's Freehold Company, miners, 1887.
354
Thompson
T.H.
Elected Mayor of the City of Ballarat, 1886/7. Committee member, District Orphan Asylum 1887. President of Mechanics' Institute 1877/78.
244, 262, 287
Thompson
W.
Secretary from 1862, of the commission which preceded Ballarat Water Commission
252
Thompson
W.T.
Committee member of Ballarat Acclimatisation Society 1870.
306
Thompson 
Alexander  (Dr.)
Doctor from Geelong; in first exploring party 1837
1
Thomson
James Russell
Early associate of Peter Lalor and member of committee for justice late 1854. Died 26 May 1886 and his will benefited the Art Gallery and Botanic Gardens in Ballarat.
82, 280
Thonen
Edward
Killed at Eureka Stockade, Sunday 3 December 1854. Known as "Lemonade man". A native of Elbertfeld, Prussia.
125
Thornton
Samuel (Right Rev.)
Doctor of Divinity. Consecrated at Westminster Abbey on 1 May 1875 by the Archbishop of Canterbury, and installed as Bishop of Ballarat on 11 August 1875 at Christ Church pro-Cathedral, Ballarat. Originally from Birmingham, England. Member of the Council of Ballarat Fine Art Public Gallery Association in 1887.
264, 279
Thurling
R.
Director of the Brittania United Company, miners, in 1887.
344
Tindale
T
Committee member of Ballarat Gun Club 1887.
306
Tolhurst
R.
Director of the Band & Barton Company, miners, 1887. Chairman of the North Plateau Company, miners on the Sebastopol plateau, 1887.
353, 354
Tonner
G.
Committee member of Ballarat Rowing Club 1887.
255
Torbitt
J.R.
Committee member of Pigeon Shooting Club 1861.
305
Towl
E.
Committee member of the Philharmonic Musical Society which ran from 1858 to 1863.
289
Town Mission
N/A
First organised in 1870 and Martin Hosking began there in February 1872. He was still the missioner in 1887. Gave practical aid to the poor of Ballarat.
273
Toy
R.M.
Committee member of City Rowing Club, Ballarat 1887.
255
Trahar
W.
Committee member of City Rowing Club, Ballarat 1887.
255
Trahar & Sons
Yarrowee
Operated an iron foundry c 1870.
293
Trams
N/A
Early in 1887, plans were underway for the establishment of horse-drawn trams in Ballarat, following government delay as this was the first tramway concession outside Melbourne.
310
Trench
R. Le Poer
First President of Ballarat Yacht Club 1877. Later appointed to the Bench in Ballarat
256
Trennery
E.
Member of first committee Ballarat School of Mines 1870.
276
Trotman
W.
Captain of Ballarat Volunteer Fire Brigade 1886.
298
Tuckett
G.C.
President of Pigeon Shooting Club 1861.
305
Tugwell
J.
Committee member of Ballarat Horticultural Society 1859.
292
Tulloch
William
Elected to the first council of Ballarat West Municipality, 14 January 1856.Probably a brewer/owner of Royal Standard Brewery.
243, 295
Tuohy
Michael
Acquitted on the charge of high treason after the Eureka Stockade incident, on 1 April 1855
143
Turnbull
E.
Sponsor of an art exhibition in 1884 in Ballarat City Hall which led to the establishment of Ballarat Art Gallery on 11 September 1884.
278
Turner
A.T.
Conductor of the Philharmonic Musical Society which ran from 1858 to 1863. Conductor of the Harmonic Society sometime between 1863 and 1875.
289
Turner
Richard
A house decorator, discovered gold at Golden Point, Ballarat in 1851.
26
Turpie
David
Mayor of Ballarat East Council 1877.
248
Tweedie
W.
First Bailiff of The County Court of Buninyong and Ballarat, January 1853
67
Tynan
John
Operated a plough factory in Mair Street, Ballarat before 1887.
294
Unicorn Hotel
N/A
Situated on the south side of Sturt Street, Ballarat c 1870
236
Union Bank
N/A
Operating in Ballarat in at least 1873. In 1887 it was situated on Lydiard Street.
209, 302
Union Foundry
N/A
Commenced in March 1865 by Messrs. J. Walker, J.F. Woods, T. Bradcock and W. Sandry. Opened another works at Maryborough, Queensland before 1872. Later became Walker, Hickman & Co. Manufactured heavy mining equipment.
293
Unitarians
East Street
This sect operated a small meeting-place in East Street but it had closed by 1887.
272
United Hand-in-Hand & Band of Hope Company
N/A
Gold mining company operating in Ballarat 1860s. Later amalgamated into The Band of Hope & Albion Consolidated Company.
209
United Presbyterian Church
N/A
Originally built as a Welsh Congregational Church, taken over by the United Presbyterians and opened by them in June 1866 in Doveton Street, Ballarat.
267
United Welsh Protestant Church
N/A
Brick building at the corner of Lydiard and Armstrong Street, Ballarat, opened in 1858 for the use of Welsh Protestants of all denominations. The Reverends J. Farr and L. Llewellyn
269
Usher
J.F.  (Dr.)
Member of first committee Ballarat School of Mines 1870. Honorary Physician, Ballarat District Hospital 1886. Honorary Medical Officer, Benevolent Asylum 1887. Honorary Medical Officer, District Orphan Asylum 1887.
259, 261, 262,276
Uthwatt
T.
Member of the Council of Ballarat Fine Art Public Gallery Association in 1887.
279
Vale
R.T.
Council member of Ballarat School of Mines 1886. Unsuccessful candidate for Ballarat West at election 22 February 1883. Director of the Star of the East Company, miners, 1887. Director of Gay's Freehold Company, miners, 1887. Director of the Carroll Company, miners, 1886. Chairman of the South Star Company, miners on the Sebastopol plateau, 1887. Director of Owen's & Band of Hope Freehold and Leasehold Company, miners, 1887.
277, 332, 353, 354, 355
Vale
William M.K.
Member for Ballarat West 1865 to 1869
180
Valiant
Lieut.Colonel
Travelled quickly to Ballarat on news of the insurrection 1854.
102
Vallins
James
Pioneer digger at Ballarat 1851
47
Vaughan
C.
Committee member of South Ballarat Football Club 1886.
304
Vennik
Jan
Acquitted on the charge of high treason after the Eureka Stockade incident, on 1 April 1855
143
Vern
Frederick
Member of Reform League, Ballarat, November 1854. Self-styled "Commander-in-Chief of the forces of the Republic of Victoria"
96, numerous
Vickers
Isaac
Elected to first Sebastopol Council, Ballarat 12 December 1864. Elected Mayor 1867
249
Vickers
R.
Weigher of Lal Lal Race Club 1887.
304
Victor
John
Appointed Justice of the Peace in Ballarat 1855. Later, Principal of Grenville College, Ballarat.
166,275
Victoria
N/A
First steam boat on Lake Wendourie, launched 1865. Built by Messrs, Bishop & Co., at the Soho Works.
257
Victoria Hotel
N/A
Operating 1854 in Armstrong Street, Ballarat by Mr. Watkins.
90
Victoria Iron Foundry
N/A
Made the first locomotive (the Lady Barkly) in Ballarat c 1860 but had closed by 1887.
292
Victoria Theatre
N/A
Operating in Ballarat East in 1857
175
Victoria United Company
Mining company
Established in 1887 by Miss Alice Cornwell.
345
Victorian Telephone Exchange Company, Limited
Lydiard Street
Opened in February 1883, the first subscriber in Ballarat being James Oddie.
315
Vowles
G.
Handicapper of Lal Lal Race Club 1887.
304
Wagg
J.  (Rev)
Original member of Lewer's Freehold Company, formed on 22 July, 1872.
226
Wainwright
F.C.
Honorary Auditor of Ballarat Horticultural Society 1887.
292
Walden
Trooper
Member of the Ballarat Rangers Rifle Club 1873.
300
Waldie
T.
Early settler at "Wyndholm", north west of Ballarat
Preface, 4
Walker
C.H.F.
Treasurer of Ballarat Gun Club 1887. Said to have introduced into the Ballarat district "the blackbird, the thrush and other welcome singing birds."
305, 306
Walker
James
Member of first committee, District Orphan Asylum, Ballarat 1866. Original shareholder in Union Foundry 1865.
262, 293
Walker
Joseph  (Rev.)
Laid the memorial stone of the Congregational Church, corner Mair & Dawson Streets, Ballarat in 1881.
272
Walker
R.T.  (Rev.)
Minister of Ebenezer United Presbyterian Church, Ballarat in 1862. Opened the Welsh Presbyterian Church, Sebastopol on the second Sunday in April 1866.
267,269
Walker
Thomas
Mayor of Ballarat East Council 1884.
248
Walker, Hickman & Co.
N/A
Originally commenced a foundry business as the Union Foundry in March 1865.
293
Wall
H.B. de la Poer
Member of first committee Ballarat School of Mines 1870.
276
Wall
John
Private of the 12th Regiment, killed at the Stockade.
155
Wall
John
Appointed to Ballarat Local Court 14 July 1855. Mining Surveyor. Elected to first Sebastopol Council, Ballarat 12 December 1864. Chairman of the Sebastopol Star Company, miners operating on the Sebastopol plateau 1887.
186, 249, 354
Wall
Joseph
Private of the 40th Regiment, killed at the Stockade.
123
Wallace
Major
Whilst on half-pay as an "officer of the line", Major Wallace was appointed at a public meeting in 1858 to be Lieut-Colonel of the Ballarat Rangers, a local militia.
299
Walsh
Michael
Sharebroker who became first President of the Ballarat Stock Exchange 1860s
236
Walsh
Robert
Barrister. Elected Member for Ballarat East 1871. Trustee of freehold for Ballarat Turf Club 1886. Trustee of Miners' Racecourse, Sebastopol in 1887.
183, 304
Wanliss
Thomas Drummond
Early associate of Peter Lalor and member of committee for justice late 1854. Once proprietor of the Ballarat Star. Member of first committee Ballarat School of Mines 1870. Stood unsuccessfully for the Legislative Council in 1886
82, 185,276, 335
Ward
J.
Initial committee member of Ballarat Coursing Club 1873.
305
Ware
J.
Treasurer of the Musical Union formed in 1884 and still in office 1887. Secretary and Librarian of Ballarat Horticultural Society 1887.
289, 290, 292
Warner
James
Wounded at Eureka Stockade, Sunday 3 December 1854. From Co. Cork, Ireland.
125
Warrenheip Distillery Company
Dunnstown
Famous for its spirits, turning out 80,000 gallons per annum in 1887. Owned by Messrs. Göller, Brind and Walker.
295
Wasley
J.
Director of the Sulieman Pasha Company, miners, in 1887.
347
Wasley
M.
Director of the Sulieman Pasha Company, miners, in 1887.
347
Watson
C.M.
Director of the Brittania United Company, miners, in 1887.
344
Watson
G.W.  (Rev.)
Minister of St. John's Anglican Church, Armstrong Street, Ballarat in 1870.
266
Watson
H.
Committee member of South Ballarat Football Club 1886.
304
Watson
W.R.
Prominent hotelier in Ballarat, at the head of establishing the District Orphan Asylum in 1865. First President 1865 and Trustee of land. President also in 1866/7 and 1870.
261, 263
Watt
James
One of a party of eight men from Geelong who signed a cooperative mining agreement, 8 October 1851
202
Wattie
Andrew
Piper at first Caledonian Society games, 1859.
307
Watts
W.E.
Director of the Band & Barton Company, miners, 1887.
353
Waugh
J.S.  (Rev.)
First Minister at Wesleyan Methodist Church, Cheshunt Street, Sebastopol 1864. Laid the foundation stone for Wesleyan Methodist Church, Mount Pleasant in 1865.
271
Way
H.
Clerk of the Course,  Lal Lal Race Club 1887.
304
Webb
William
Private of the 12th Regiment, killed at the Stockade.
155
Webster
William
Secretary and Collector, District Orphans Asylum, Ballarat 1866.
262
Weeks
H.
Galvanist, Ballarat District Hospital 1886.
259
Welch
C.
Vice-President of Ballarat Football Club 1886.
303
Welcome Nugget
gold nugget
Found on 10 June 1858 at the Sulieman Pasha Company's mines, this huge nugget weighed 68,956 grams at 99% pure gold.
346
Welsh
Petricius
Early settler (with others) at Warrenheip.
6
Welsh Company
N/A
Used horses underground for haulage at Paddy's Gully, Winter's Flat March 1859
199
Welsh Congregational Church
N/A
Doveton Street, Ballarat. Taken over by the United Presbyterians in 1866.
267
Welsh Eisteddfod
N/A
At the time (1887) it was the only such institution in Victoria. Festivals have been held for St.David's Day from 1855 to 1887.
288
Welsh Presbyterian Church
N/A
Basalt building in Albert Street, Sebastopol, opened April 1866. The opening was conducted in English and a week later in Welsh!
269
Wendourie Rowing Club
N/A
Established c1866 but lasted only for a brief while. Later revived in 1884 and had approx. 100 members in 1887.
255, 256
Wesleyan Methodist Church
Barkly Street, Ballarat.
Completed in brick on 5 May 1860. Designed by J.A. Doane
270
Wesleyan Methodist Church
Brown Hill, Ballarat
Completed in brick on 22 March 1869. Designed by J.A. Doane.
271
Wesleyan Methodist Church
Cheshunt Street, Sebastopol.
Firstly opened in March 1864 and completed on 22 May 1869. Designed by J.A. Doane.
270
Wesleyan Methodist Church
Dana & Lydiard Sts., Ballarat
Construction began on 5 October 1883 and opened on 14 December 1884.  Built by Irving & Glover and cost £10,000, seating 1100 persons. Designed by Terry & Oakden of Melbourne.
270
Wesleyan Methodist Church
Golden Point, Ballarat
Completed in brick on 29 June 1867. Architect was, again, J.A. Doane.
271
Wesleyan Methodist Church
Little Bendigo.
Completed in brick on 25 June 1865. Designed by J.A. Doane.
271
Wesleyan Methodist Church
Lydiard Street, Ballarat
Foundation stone laid on 17 January 1858 His Excellency Sir Henry Barkly and opened on 18 July 1858. Known as Wesley Church. Designed by Backhouse & Reynolds. The first public building lit by gas in Ballarat, 1858.
270, 301
Wesleyan Methodist Church
Mount Pleasant.
Completed in stone on 16 September 1865. Architect was J.A. Doane.
271
Wesleyan Methodist Church
Neil Street, Ballarat
Completed in brick on 16 March 1867. Designed by J.A. Doane.
270
Wesleyan Methodist Church
Pleasant Street, Ballarat
Completed in brick on 24 June 1867. Designed by J.A. Doane. Additions were made in 1886 to designs by C.D. Figgis.
271
Wesleyan Methodist Church
Wendouree
Completed in brick on 16 June 1860. Designed by J.A. Doane. Closed c.1887 due to land subsidence.
270
Westcott
G.
Original member of Lewer's Freehold Company, formed on 22 July, 1872.
226
Westerby
Henry (Yorkie)
Jointly burned down Bentley's Hotel 1854 after murder of James Scobie
92
Whalley
E.M.
Head Teacher at State School No.1167 (see list) between 1875 and 1887.
274
Wheeldon
I.
Member of first committee Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1857.
260
Wheeldon
Mrs.
Third Matron, District Orphan Asylum, Ballarat c1875.
262
Wheeler
D.D.
Joint Owner of Ballarat Standard newspaper, first published 10 November 1856. Lasted 16 days.
63
Wheeler
H.
President of Mechanics' Institute 1887.
287
Whelan
J.
Director of the Buninyong Estate Company, miners, in 1887. Director of Band & Albion Consols Company, 1887.
351, 353
Whitcombe
W.P. (Dr.)
Resident Surgeon, Ballarat District Hospital 1860 to 1866. Assistant Surgeon of 1st Company, Ballarat Rangers, a local militia in 1870. Honorary Surgeon 1886. Honorary Medical Officer, Benevolent Asylum 1887. First Chairman of Ballarat Coursing Club 1873. President of Ballarat Acclimatisation Society 1870.
259, 261, 299, 305, 306
White
Alexander
Vice-President of Ballarat District Hospital board, 1886. Committee member of Ballarat Acclimatisation Society 1870.
259, 306
White
J.
Committee member of Pigeon Shooting Club 1861.
305
Whitehouse
J.
Committee member of Pigeon Shooting Club 1861.
305
Whitelaw
J.
Captain of Wendourie Rowing Club 1887.
256
Whitpaine
C.
Committee member of Ballarat Gun Club 1887.
306
Whittaker
John
Elected Mayor of Sebastopol Council, Ballarat 1869.
249
Whitten
E.T.
Prominent in the formation and running of the Glee and Madrigal Union from 1866 to 1870. Committee member in 1887of the Musical Union formed in 1884.
289, 290
Whitten & Cairns
Dana Street
Operating a boot factory in at least 1887. One of the larger works at the time.
297
Whyte
L.
Head Teacher at State School No.1289 (see list) between 1875 and 1887.
274
Wicking
R.
Secretary of Harmonic Society sometime between 1863 and 1875.
289
Williams
Edwin (Ned)
Member of first committee of Ballarat Rowing Club, 1861and still involved 1887. Committee member of Ballarat Football Club 1886.
255, 303
Williams
G.
Represented the Miners' Association on the Ballarat Prospecting Board 1886. Vice-President and Treasurer of Imperial Football Club, Ballarat in 1886.
220, 304
Williams
H.G.
Director of the North Woah Hawp Company, miners, 1887.
349
Williams
J.
Professional committee member of Ballarat Horticultural Society 1887.
292
Williams
J.H.
Director of the North Woah Hawp Company, miners, 1887. Director of Band & Albion Consols Company, 1887.
349, 353
Williams
J.T.
Secretary of Ballarat Company, a woolen mill operating from 1871 to at least 1887 in Sunny Corner, Ballarat. Vice-President of South Ballarat Football Club 1886.
294, 304
Williams
Justice
Opened the first Circuit Court at Ballarat, 12 December 1856.
67
Williams
R.
Head Teacher at State School No. 1813 (see list) between 1877 and 1887.
274
Williams
R.E.
Lieutenant in the Ballarat Militia Battalion, June 1884.
301
Williams
Theophilus
Mayor of Ballarat East Council 1881. Council member of Ballarat School of Mines 1886. Secretary of the Cambrian Society, May 1887. Manager of the Llanberris Company, miners, 1887.
248, 276, 289, 343
Williams
Thomas
Chairman of a large meeting of miners at Bakery Hill, Ballarat on 6 December 1854, after the Stockade affair.
134
Williams
W.G.
Director of the Sir Henry Loch Company, mining near the Band & Albion Consols lease 1887.
354
Williamson
James
Member of the group which purchased the Egerton mine from the Learmonth family in 1873. Manager of the Union Bank, Ballarat at the time. Born in Scotland.Member of the Legislative Council. Director of the Queen's Jubilee Company, miners, in 1887.
209, 345
Willox
J.L.
Head Teacher at State School No.2022 (see list) between 1878 and 1887.
274
Wilson
Alexander
Owner of the famous Birch's estate at Birch's Creek in 1875. Sold 6000 acres to the Seven Hills Estate Co. for £6 per acre.
226
Wilson
C.
Manager of the North Plateau Company, miners on the Sebastopol plateau, 1887.
354
Wilson
George
Co- discovered gold at Golden Point, Ballarat in 1851.
28
Wilson
James A.
While still Sergeant, treasurer of the Ballarat Rangers Rifle Club 1873. Captain of Cavalry, Ballarat Troop, Ballarat Rangers 1870.
300
Wilson
John Noble
Commercial Manager, "Ballarat Star" newspaper. Elected Mayor of the City of Ballarat, 1881/2. Chairman of Ballarat Water Commission 1880. Co-executor of the will of James Russell Thompson. Committee member of Ballarat Acclimatisation Society 1870.
Preface, 243, 253, 280, 306
Wilson
Norman
President of Ballarat Gun Club 1887.
306
Wilson 
Samuel  (Sir)
Purchased "Ercildoun" from Learmonth brothers c1850s. President of Ballarat Coursing Club 1886.
13, 305
Wilson & Co.
Doveton Street north
Started a woolen mill in Ballarat which was taken over by Dennison, Wynne and Hepburn.
294
Windley
Alfred John
One of a party of eight men from Geelong who signed a cooperative mining agreement, 8 October 1851
202
Winsor
C.
Committee member of Pigeon Shooting Club 1861.
305
Winter
John
Purchased "Waverley Park" from Henry Anderson and renamed it "Bonshaw". Sold 1360 acres to Winter's Freehold Company, apparently not connected with him.
3,218
Winter's Freehold Company
N/A
Founded in London 1868, spent £ 390,000 for little result and was foreclosed by the Bank of Victoria in September 1877 with a debt of £ 33,000.
218
Wise  (Captain)
Henry Christopher
Died at Eureka Stockade, Sunday 3 December, 1854.
155
Witherden
E.O.
Chairman of the Central Plateau Company, mining on the Central plateau 1887.
354
Withers
William Bramwell
Journalist and Author. Author of "The History of Ballarat" first published June 1870. Committee member of Mechanics' Institute 1859.
Frontispiece, 287
Wittkowski
J.
Director of the Brittania United Company, miners, in 1887.
344
Wollaston
E.J.
Secretary of Ballarat Cricket Club 1887.
303
Wood
Harrie
Member of first committee Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1857. Member of first committee Ballarat School of Mines 1870. Clerk of Ballarat Mining Board from 1858 until 1873, when he was appointed Under-Secretary for Mines in New South Wales.
187, 260,276
Woods
J.F.
Original shareholder in Union Foundry 1865.
293
Woodward
William
A French polisher, discovered gold at Golden Point, Ballarat in 1851.
26
Wreford
Robert
Third Superintendent, District Orphans Asylum, Ballarat c1875. Secretary and Collector, District Orphan Asylum 1887. President of same, 1877/8.
262,263
Wrigley
R.
Conductor of the Harmonic Society sometime between 1863 and 1875. President of Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1873/4. Member of the Council of Ballarat Fine Art Public Gallery Association in 1887. Director of the Sebastopol Plateau Company 1887.
260, 279, 289, 354
Wrixon
Judge
First Justice at County Court and Court of General Sessions, January 1853
67
Wrœites
Dyte's Parade
This sect operated a meeting-place which had closed by 1887.
272
Wynne
A.
Council member of Ballarat School of Mines 1886. Member of the Council of Ballarat Fine Art Public Gallery Association in 1887 and Honorary Solicitor for the Assn. Treasurer of the Ballarat Hunt Club 1881.  Trustee of freehold for Ballarat Turf Club 1886. Director of the Black Hill Quartz Company in 1887. Director of the New Koh-i-Noor Company, quartz miners, 1887.
277, 279, 304, 346, 353
Wynne
E.A.
Member of the first Board of Ballarat Gas Company 1858. Director of the Black Hill Quartz Company in 1887.
301, 346
Yates
John
Appointed to Ballarat Local Court 14 July 1855. Appointed delegate to represent Ballarat 1857 at the Land Convention in Melbourne. Elected to Ballarat Mining Board 27 February 1858.
175, 186, 187
Young
Frederick
Elected Chairman and first Mayor of  Ballarat East Council 1863. First Chairman of Ballarat Public Library 1862. Trustee of Mechanics' Institute 1859.
248, 286, 287
Young
H.
Head Teacher at State Schools Nos.1071 and 1167 (see list) between 1875 and 1887.
274
Young
J.
Committee member Imperial Football Club, Ballarat 1886.
304
Young
Mark
President of the Hibernian Society 1868.
307
Young
Trooper
Member of the Ballarat Rangers Rifle Club 1873.
300
Young & McGuigan
N/A
Constructed the Gong Gong Reservoir which commenced pumping water to Ballarat in October 1877.
253
Yuille
Archibald
Member of second exploring party to Ballarat area, January 1838
3
Yuille
William C.
Member of second exploring party to Ballarat area, January 1838
Preface,2
Zichy-Woinarski
S.E.A.
Honorary Physician, Ballarat District Hospital 1886. Honorary Medical Officer, District Orphan Asylum 1887.
259, 262


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