Mining accident 1896-7

I have an old family anecdote that tells that my grandfather's father (currently unknown) was a miner or worker at Hill End and was killed in some sort of accident in 1896 or 1897. My grandfather's mother was pregnant at the time and it is said that they were engaged....

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Eliza and James Robinson lived in the the area of N.S.W. contained between Bathurst - Wellington - Goolma - Gulgong - Mudgee between 1851 and 1900. James was a gold miner. They had the following children : Emma 1851, James 1853, Stephen 1855, Edward 1855, Mary Ann...

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Schneider, Glands, Glanz

John A.F. Glands (Glanz) married Catherine Schneider 1868.  Sophia Sarah Glands and Elizabeth Annie Glands were twins born 1868 Tambaroora NSW. I am the Great Granddaughter of Sophia. Rhonda

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Cox, Garner, Maris, Hornby

My interest in Hill End & Tambaroora is with the Cox / Garner / Maris / Hornby families. I have been chatting to Cox's 4th generation grandson - very interesting information &  I have loads of documents and am interested in finding more. Michelle

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Wakelin, Heness families

Seeking any information regarding the Wakelin and Heness families. I am a direct descendant of convict Walter Heness, transported to Sydney in 1822 on the convict ship 'The Mary II'. He married another convict, Sarah Hall (transp. 'Lucy Davidson' 1829), and he died at...

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Williams, Stuart, Stewart, Pollett 1880s

Seeking information on John Williams (b 1843 Sydney NSW, a miner) who had several children with Mary Ann Stuart/Stewart b1853 Wellington NSW. Mary Ann's father Phillip Stuart is buried at Hill End. Mary Ann and John's first child Beatrice was born in Rylstone in 1882...

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William Farrington & Margaret Moore Crudine 1860

Margaret Moore & William Farrington lost 5 children 1876 - buried at Pyramul cemetery I am unable to find any info on William Farrington working on the goldfields. He married Margaret Moore in 1860 and they lived in Crudine. In 1876, 5 of their children died from...

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Hannan, Oldfield 1840 – 1880

My Gx3 Grandparents were James Edward Oldfield and Margaret Hannan. I know that James was born in Windsor in 1821, son of James Oldfield & Ann Nancy Henshaw nee Freebody. He and Margaret Hannan (age 16) were married in Tambaroora in 1854, by Fr Kums. I've recently...

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Holman, William Gilbert

Seeking any information about William Gilbert HOLMAN born 1 January 1872 or his father William Holman who is said to have worked with PAXTON in the mines in Hill End. Carol Response 17 March Hi Carol, How are you related to William Gilbert I may be able to help you....

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