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Surname
First Name(s)
Place
Page ref.
Macarthur
Colonel
Deputy Adjutant-General. Travelled quickly to Ballarat on news of the insurrection
102
Macaw
D.B.
President District Orphan Asylum 1882.
263
Mackay
G.G.
Treasurer of Mechanics' Institute 1859.
287
Mackie  (Rev.)
G.
Member of first committee Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1857. (Church not recorded).
260
Maconnochie
Dr.
Member of the Council of Ballarat Fine Art Public Gallery Association in 1887.
279
Macrae
R.
Secretary of Ballarat Hunt Club 1881.
304
Madden
D.
Captain of Cavalry, Ballarat Troop, Ballarat Rangers 1870. Vice-President of the Ballarat Rangers Rifle Club 1873. Lieutenant in the Ballarat Militia Battalion, June 1884.
300, 301
Madden  (Rev.)
P.
Member of first committee Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1857. (Roman Catholic Church).
260
Maennerchor
Musical society
Formed c 1886 as a small band of singers, presumably Jewish.
290
Mager
J.
Director of the Victoria United Company, miners, in 1887. Director of the South Star Company, miners on the Sebastopol plateau, 1887.
345, 354
Magill & Coghlan's Brewery
Warrenheip
Operating a brewery in 1887.
295
Maher
Thomas
Goldseeker at Buninyong 1851 - hid from troopers in a hollow log-with a snake.
33
Mair
William
Resident Commissioner, Government Camp, Ballarat December 1851
43
Male
G.
Secretary of Wendourie Rowing Club 1887.
256
Manderson
J.
Committee member of Ballarat Football Club 1886.
303
Mann
F.
Committee member of Ballarat Football Club 1886.
303
Mann
Thomas
Captain and Adjutant of the Ballarat Militia Battalion in 1883, the formal successor to the Rangers.
300
Manning
John
Member of the pikemen, Eureka Stockade, 1854
101
Marshall
A.
President of Mechanics' Institute 1875.
287
Marshall
J.R.
President of Mechanics' Institute 1883.
287
Marshall
Mr.
Accountant of Bank of Victoria, Ballarat 1854
122
Martell
F.
Member of the Council of Ballarat Fine Art Public Gallery Association in 1887.
279
Martell
J.F.
Council member of Ballarat School of Mines 1886.
277
Martin
Mr.
Elected to Ballarat Mining Board 1858
187
Martin
W.P.
Trustee of funds, District Orphan Asylum, Ballarat 1866. Vice-President of same, 1887.
262
Marxsen
P.
Committee member Ballarat Rowing Club 1887
255
Mathes
Henry
Elected Mayor of Sebastopol Council, Ballarat 1887.
249
Matthews
Peter
First miner at the Red Hill to use steam pumping and puddling gear, c August 1855. Director of the Rothschild Company, miners, in 1887. Director of the Prince of Wales & Bonshaw Company, miners on the Sebastopol plateau 1887.
199, 350, 355
Matthews
W.S.
Conductor of the Musical Union formed in 1884.
289
Maynard
George
In a party of six from Geelong, the first to sign a cooperative mining agreement, 22 September 1851.
202
McBurney
J.
Honorary Surgeon Dentist, Ballarat District Hospital 1886.
259
McCafferty
J.
Committee member Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1887.
261
McCoy
R.O. (Prof.)
First Principal of Ballarat College. Member of first committee Ballarat School of Mines 1870. Fellow of the Geological Society. Council member of School 1886.Professor at University of Melbourne.
275, 276, 277
McCrea
William
Appointed to board of enquiry into death of James Scobie at Bentley's Hotel 1854. Elected to the first Ballarat East Council 1 June 1857.
88, 247
McCulloch
James  (Sir)
Laid the foundation stone for the District Orphans Asylum, Ballarat 8 December 1865. Later Chief Secretary of Victoria. Committee member of Ballarat School of Mines 1870.
262,276
McDermott
Townsend
Barrister. Unsuccessful candidate for Ballarat East 1871. Elected Member for Ballarat East in May 1877.
183, 333
McDonald
A.
Director of the Buninyong Estate Company, miners, in 1887.
351
McDonald
Donald
Committee member of Ballarat Gun Club 1887. Judge at first Caledonian Society games 1859.
306, 307
McDonald
J.
Committee member of Wendourie Rowing Club 1887. Captain of City Volunteer Fire Brigade 1886. Vice-President of Imperial Football Club, Ballarat in 1886.
256, 298, 304
McDowall
James
Timber merchant in Ballarat at the time of the Stockade. Original committee member of Ballarat District Hospital 1855. Member of first committee Ballarat School of Mines 1870. Committee member of Mechanics' Institute 1859. Committee member of Ballarat Agricultural and Pastoral Society on 15 August 1856. Member of the cavalry troop of the Ballarat Rangers 1857.
119, 258,276, 287, 290, 299
McFarlane
Dr.
First Medical Officer of Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1860.
261
McGarey
A.
Hose Officer of City Volunteer Fire Brigade 1886.
298
McGarey
F.
Committee member of Wendourie Rowing Club 1887.
256
McGill
James H.
An insurgent leader, under Lalor, at the Stockade. American born.
108
McGlyn
Edward
Wounded and subsequently died after Eureka Stockade. Sunday 3 December 1854. Born in Ireland
125
McHutchinson
J.
Operated a printing office in Lydiard Street, Ballarat c1887.
282
McIntyre
Unknown
Jointly burned down Bentley's Hotel 1854 after murder of James Scobie
92
McKee
W.D.
Committee member, District Orphan Asylum 1887. President of same, 1883. Operated a printing office in Bridge Street, Ballarat c1887.
262, 263, 282
McKenzie
G.
Committee member Imperial Football Club, Ballarat 1886.
304
McKenzie
J.
Engineer of City Volunteer Fire Brigade 1886.
298
McKenzie
J.M.  (Sen.)
President of Imperial Football Club, Ballarat in 1886.
303
McLachlan
Opened blacksmith's store at Buninyong 1843.
7
McLaren
Robert H.
First Starter and Treasurer of Ballarat Rowing Club, 1861.
255
McLaren's Hotel
N/A
Situated in Bridge Street, Ballarat, 1861. Probably a brewer/owner of Royal Standard Brewery 1887.
255, 295
McLellan
W.
Member of first Committee Ballarat School of Mines 1870. Member of Legislative Assembly. Council member of School 1886.
276,277
McLeod
J.
Vice-President in 1887of the Musical Union formed in 1884.
290
McMillan
W.
Committee member of Ballarat Football Club 1886.
303
McNaughton
A.
Captain of City Rowing Club, Ballarat 1887.
255
McPhail
D.
Director of the Queen's Jubilee Company, miners, in 1887. Director of the Buninyong Estate Company, miners, in 1887.
345, 351
McPherson
J.A.
Member of first committee of Ballarat School of Mines 1870. Member of the Legislative Assembly.
276
McVitty
Alexander
Director of the Sir Henry Loch Company, mining near the Band & Albion Consols lease 1887.
354
McWhae
J.
Lieutenant in the Ballarat Militia Battalion, June 1884. Manager of the Last Chance Company, miners 1882. Manager of the South Sulieman Company, miners, in 1887. Manager of the North Woah Hawp Company, miners, 1887.
301, 344, 347, 349
McWhae
P.
Director of the Victoria United Company, miners, in 1887.
345
Meanowski
L.L.
Chairman of the Last Chance Company, miners, 1882.
344
Mears & Stainbank

Engineers of Whitechapel, London who cast the Alfred Memorial Bells for Ballarat Town Hall. The bells arrived in Ballarat before 1870.
244
Mechanics' Institute
N/A
Established in April 1859 in Main Street, between Humffray & Barkly Streets. Later (1887) situated in Sturt Street in a building designed by J.H. Jones. In 1887 there were 1200 members and 14,000 volumes in the library.
286/7
Melvin
David
Manager of the woolen mill in 1887owned by the Ballarat Company, at Sunny Corner, Ballarat,
294
Mendoza
S.E.
Third Librarian at Ballarat Public Library 1887.
286
Mercantile Bank
N/A
Operating on the corner of Dana and Armstrong Sts., in 1886 in premises formerly owned by Mr. J. Oddie.
302
Mercer  (Major)
Unknown
Member of Clyde Company. Mt. Mercer named after him
3
Merrick
James F.C.
Co- discovered gold at Golden Point, Ballarat in 1851.
Preface, 28
Messrs. Hilfling and Greig
N/A
Store owners (probably drapers) Ballarat 1853. Site later occupied by David Jones & Co.
74
Michie
Archibald
Elected unopposed as Member for Ballarat West 25 April 1870.
331
Midas Company
Mining company
Operating  from c1885 on the western side of the Great Dividing Range, in the Dowling Forest area. The mine yielded, inter alia, the "Lady Brassey" and Lady Loch" nuggets, weighing 167 ozs. and 617 ozs. resp.
359
Middleton
Jonathan
Major shareholder in the Australasian Company, a mining company formed in 1866.
170
Middleton
R.G.
Company Secretary of Phoenix Foundry Company 1887.
293
Miles
Richard
Elected to first Sebastopol Council, Ballarat 12 December 1864.
249
Millard
Edwin
First President of the Royal Exchange 6 July 1881. Owned and raced "Darlie Bay" of 7 tons with Ballarat Yacht Club 1887.
237, 257
Miller
Alexander
Treasurer of Ballarat Cricket Club 1887.
303
Miller
G.
Treasurer of Wendourie Rowing Club 1887.
256
Miller
J.H.
Director of the Star of the East Company, miners, 1887.
353
Miller
Mr.
First Librarian at Ballarat Public Library 1862.
286
Milligan
Edward
Appointed to Ballarat Local Court 14 July 1855
186
Miners' Racecourse
N/A
Racing began on the Sebastopol plateau in 1863 and continued until 6 April 1883. After a break , it resumed racing in 1887.
304
Mining Registrar's Office
N/A
Situated in Lydiard Street, Ballarat 1856. (Formerly the Government Treasury, Ballarat)
241
Miskelly
John
Clerk of the Ballarat Local Court 1857.
xiv, 186
Mitchell
R.
Committee member of Mechanics' Institute 1859.
287
Mitchell
T.J.
Member of first committee, District Orphan Asylum, Ballarat 1866.
262
Moffatt
J.E.
Resident Surgeon, Ballarat District Hospital 1885 to 1886
259
Moffatt
R.
Committee member of Ballarat Gun Club 1887.
306
Molloy
J.C.
Head Teacher at State School No. 1919 (see list) between 1877 and 1887. Committee member, District Orphan Asylum 1887. President of same, 1879.
262,263
Molloy
William
Acquitted on the charge of high treason after the Eureka Stockade incident, on 1 April 1855
143
Monsbourgh
Alexander
Member of Ballarat Yacht Club and owner of "Wendouree" of 6 tons.
257
Montgomery
D.
Committee member of South Ballarat Football Club 1886.
304
Moore
E.C.
Secretary of Ballarat District Hospital, 1856 to 1863. Captain of Cavalry, Ballarat Troop, Ballarat Rangers 1870.
259, 299
Moore
James  (D.D.)
Dean and Vicar-General under the first Bishop of Ballarat, Dr. Moore was installed as Bishop following the death of Dr. O'Connor on 27 April 1884.
264
Moore
Thaddeus
Wounded and subsequently died after Eureka Stockade, Sunday 3 December 1854. From Co.Clare, Ireland
125
Moore
W.
Original committee member of Ballarat District Hospital 1855.
258
Moran
J.P.
Treasurer of Ballarat Rowing Club 1887.
255
More
Teddy
A member of the Eureka Stockade band, wounded at attack.
115
Morey
A.J.E.
Manager of the Rothschild Company, miners, in 1887.
350
Morey
E.
Elected Commodore of Ballarat Yacht Club 1881 and still in office 1887. Owned and raced "Ballarat" of 6 tons. Member of the Council of Ballarat Fine Art Public Gallery Association in 1887.  Director of the Last Chance Company, miner, 1882. Director of the Queen's Jubilee Company, miners, in 1887. Director of the Rothschild Company, miners, in 1887. Director of the New Koh-i-Noor Company, quartz miners, 1887. Director of the Northern Star Company, miners on the Sebastopol plateau 1887. Director of the Prince of Wales & Bonshaw Company, miners on the Sebastopol plateau 1887.
256, 279, 344, 345, 350, 353, 354, 355
Morgan
M.D.  (Mrs.)
Laid the foundation stone of the Primitive Methodist Church, Corner of Eyre and Lyons Sts., Ballarat on 10 May 1868. Possibly also laid the foundation stone for Wesleyan Methodist Church, Little Bendigo in 1865.
269,271
Morris
D.
Member of first committee Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1857.
260
Morris
John
Elected Mayor of Sebastopol Council, Ballarat 1872.
249
Morrison
Alexander Thomson
Vice-President of German Lieder Krantz in 1881. Honorary Secretary and Treasurer of committee meeting at Craig's Hotel 16 April 1884 to consider permanent monument to Eureka Stockade. Former Mayor of Ballarat City (1879/80).
157, 202, 244, 289
Morrison
Michael
Wounded at Eureka Stockade, Sunday 3 December 1854. From Co.Galway, Ireland.
125
Morrison
Simon
Secretary of Ballarat Agricultural and Pastoral Society from 1865 to at least 1887.
291
Morrison
W.
Resident Surgeon, Ballarat District Hospital for part of 1886.
259
Morrison
William
One of a party of eight miners from Geelong who signed a cooperative mining agreement, 8 October 1851.
202
Morton
George G.
One of the first farmers in the area. Vice-President of Ballarat Agricultural and Pastoral Society 1887. Director of the Band & Barton Company, miners, 1887.
291, 353
Morton
Lockhart  (Rev.)
Minister of the Ebenezer Presbyterian Church in 1886. Established, in June 1886, "Hope Lodge" for people with alcohol problems.
308
Mount
Julius H.
Lieutenant of Cavalry, Ballarat Troop, Ballarat Rangers 1870.
299
Mrs. Kennedy's School
N/A
Private day school for girls, situated on Soldiers' Hill in 1887.
275
Muir
Robert
Elected to the first council of Ballarat West Municipality, 14 January 1856. One of the original Trustees and committee members of Ballarat District Hospital 1855. Committee member of Ballarat Agricultural and Pastoral Society on 15 August 1856.
290
Müller
Rudolf
Caretaker of Ballarat Volunteer Fire Brigade 1886.
298
Mullins
Thomas
Killed at Eureka Stockade, Sunday 3 December 1854. A native of Co.Kilkenny, Ireland.
125
Munro
Mrs.
Matron of the Female Refuge, Ballarat in 1887.
263
Munro's
Alfredton
Operated a farm machinery factory before 1887.
294
Murnane
John C.
Prominent member of Lalor's band 1854
104
Murphy
E.
Member for Ballarat East at election 5 March 1886. Director of the Sulieman Pasha Company, miners, in 1887.
334, 347
Murray
John
Committee member Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1887. Laid the foundation stone of the Old Colonists' Hall on 21 June 1887. Director of the South Sulieman Company, miners, in 1887.
261, 313, 348
Murray
T.
Treasurer of Ballarat Yacht Club 1887.
256
Murrell
W.
Director of the Band & Barton Company, miners, 1887. Director of the North Plateau Company, miners on the Sebastopol plateau, 1887. Director of the Sebastopol Star Company, miners operating on the Sebastopol plateau 1887.
353, 354
Musgrove
R.W.
Captain of 1st Company, Ballarat Rangers in 1870.
299
Musical Union
N/A
Formed in 1884 and still operating in 1887.
289
National Bank of A/Asia Ltd.
Ballarat
Operating in Lydiard Street, between Dana & Mair Sts., Ballarat 1887.
302
Neill
John
Soldier of the 40th regiment, at the Stockade battle
123
Neilson
A.  (Mrs.)
Matron of Ballarat District Hospital 1886.
259
Nelson and Wellington Company
N/A
Limited liability mining company operating from 4 August, 1864
206
Nevett
H.A.
Co-executor of the will of James Russell Thompson, a major benefactor of the arts in Ballarat.
280
Neville
Mr.
In 1839, ran "Narmbool" station near Meredith
3
New
Isaac  (Rev.)
Laid the foundation stone for Baptist Church, Dawson Street, Ballarat on 23 October 1866.
272
New Koh-i-Noor Company
Mining company
One of the most successful quartz mining enterprises operating in Ballarat in the late 1880s.
353
New North Clunes Company
N/A
Formed in 1859 with the famous James W. Esmond as a shareholder. Very successful and paid £516,056 in dividends up to May 1887.
225
Newman
R.W.
Member of first Committee Ballarat School of Mines 1870.
276
Nicholl
R.L.
Librarian of the German Lieder Krantz in 1886.
289
Nicholls
F.
Builder of the north wing of Ballarat Benevolent Asylum opened 19 March 1867.
260
Nicholls
J.
Vice-President of Ballarat Horticultural Society 1887.
292
Nicholls
R.U.
Committee member of Ballarat Horticultural Society 1859. Initial committee member of Ballarat Coursing Club 1873. Secretary and Treasurer of Pigeon Shooting Club 1861. Committee member of Ballarat Gun Club 1872.
292, 305
Nicholls
W.H.
Head Teacher at State School No.1436 (see list) between 1874 and 1887. Council member of Ballarat School of Mines 1886. Member of the Council of Ballarat Fine Art Public Gallery Association in 1887.
279
Nichols
Henry R.
Appointed to Ballarat Local Court 14 July 1855. With the Ballarat Star 1860s.
186, 252
Nicholson
G.  (Dr.)
Assistant Surgeon of Cavalry, Ballarat Troop, Ballarat Rangers 1870. President of the Ballarat Rangers Rifle Club 1873.
299, 300
Nicholson
Mr.
Operated a steam flour mill in Armstrong Street, Ballarat in 1887.
295
Nickle
Robert  (Sir)
Major-General and Commander in Chief of the Forces in the Colony. Travelled quickly to Ballarat on news of the insurrection 1854.
102
Nicol
J.
Committee member, District Orphan Asylum 1887.
262
Nightingale
S.
Prominent in the formation and running of the Glee and Madrigal Union from 1866 to 1870.
289
Niquet
Reverend
Member of first committee Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1857. (Church not recorded).
260
Niven
F.W.
Commercial Printer (F.W. Niven & Co.). 40 Sturt Street, Ballarat. Member of the Council of Ballarat Fine Art Public Gallery Association in 1887. The largest and most successful printer in Ballarat at the time.
279, 282
Nixon
W.
Third President of the Ballarat Stock Exchange, c1875
237
Norgate
George
Member of a gold diggers' party at Dalton's Flat, Ballarat 1854
146
North Plateau Company
Mining company
Operating on the Sebastopol plateau in 1887.
354
North Woah Hawp Company
Mining company
Operating in 1887 at Pearse's Lease on the Canadian gutter.
349
Northern Star Company
Mining company
Operating on the Sebastopol plateau in 1887.
354
Oakden
Percy
Architect of St. John's Presbyterian Church, Peel Street, Ballarat which opened on 13 August 1871. At the time, the largest wooden church in Victoria. Messrs. Terry & Oakden were based in Melbourne.
268,279
Ochiltree
E.G. (Dr.)
Honorary Surgeon, Ballarat District Hospital 1886. President of South Ballarat Football Club 1886.
259, 304
Ocock
R.
Member of first committee Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1857. Committee member of Ballarat Horticultural Society 1859. Involved in the formation and training of the cavalry section of the Ballarat Rangers 1857-1870.
260, 292, 299
O'Connor
Alfred Arthur
Appointed delegate in 1857 to represent Ballarat at the Land Convention in Melbourne. Elected to Ballarat Mining Board 1858. Member for Grenville in Victorian Parliament 1862.
175, 179, 187
O'Connor
D.
Committee member of Mechanics' Institute 1859.
287
O'Connor
H.
Vice-President of South Ballarat Football Club 1886.
304
O'Connor
Michael (Right Rev.)
Doctor of Divinity. Consecrated in Rome May 1874 and installed by Archbishop Gould in St. Patrick's Cathedral on 20 December 1874 as first Bishop of Ballarat. Died 14 February 1882 aged 52 and buried in St. Patrick's Cathedral.
263
O'Connor
P.
Provisional Director of the Leviathan Syndicate Company, awaiting registration in mid-1887
355
Oddie
James
Arrived on the Buninyong goldfields 28 August 1851. Elected Chairman of the new Ballarat West Municipality 14 January 1856 and served in this role until 1857. First Vice-President and Trustee of Ballarat District Hospital committee of management 1855. Member of first committee Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1857, President in 1870 and 1884/5, Trustee in 1887. Vice-President of Ballarat School of Mines 1886. Active in political affairs until at least 1886. Hon. Treasurer of Ballarat Fine Art Public Gallery Assoc. 1886.
33, 185, 243, 258, 260,276, 279
O'Grady
Michael
Vice-President of the Hibernian Society 1868.
307
O'Hehir & Co.
Errard Street
Cordial factory in 1887.
295
Old Colonists' Hall
N/A
Foundation stone laid by President John Murray on 21 June 1887.
312
Oldham
J.
Head Teacher at State Schools Nos.33, 1167 and 2022 (see list) between 1875 and 1887. Sponsor of an art exhibition in 1884 in Ballarat City Hall which led to the establishment of Ballarat Art Gallery on 11 September 1884. Member of the Council of Ballarat Fine Art Public Gallery Association in 1887.
274, 278, 279
Oliver
A.
Treasurer of the Philharmonic Musical Society which ran from 1858 to 1863.
289
Oliver
D.
Original committee member of Ballarat District Hospital 1855. Committee member of Mechanics' Institute 1859. Secretary of the Philharmonic Musical Society which ran from 1858 to 1863.
258, 287, 289
O'Meara
J.
President of Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1866. President of Ballarat District Hospital board 1870.
258, 260
O'Neil
Michael
Wounded at Eureka Stockade, Sunday 3 December 1854. A native of Co. Clare, Ireland.
125
O'Neil
P.
Delegate of South Ballarat Football Club 1886.
304
O'Neil
Thomas
Killed at Eureka Stockade, Sunday 3 December 1854. A native of Co.Kilkenny, Ireland.
125
Orchard
John  (Rev.)
Laid the foundation stone of Bible Christian Church, Skipton Street, Ballarat on 8 August 1865.
271
Orr
R.
Member of Ballarat Yacht Club and owner of "Reporter" of 4 tons.  Trustee of freehold for Ballarat Turf Club 1886.
257, 304
Osborne
T.
Director of the Llanberris Quartz Mining Company in 1887.
344
Otway
Dr.
First digger at the Black Hill quartz lodes, 1853. Built a windmill to crush rock
71
Owen
R.J.
Resident Surgeon, Ballarat District Hospital 1867 to 1884.
259
Owen's & Band of Hope Freehold and Leasehold Company
Mining company
Operating in the Ballarat gold fields 1887.
355
Palmer
G.
Lieutenant of City Volunteer Fire Brigade 1886.
298
Palmer
Sir J.
President of the Legislative Council Victoria, was one of the first diggers at Golden Point 1851.
37
Palmer
W.
Committee member of Ballarat Football Club 1886.
303
Papenhagen
P.
President of Ballarat District Hospital board 1885.
259
Park
A.S.
Honorary Treasurer, first committee of Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1857.
260
Parker
F.
Initial committee member of Ballarat Coursing Club 1873.
305
Parkin
H.
Director of the North Plateau Company, miners on the Sebastopol plateau, 1887.
354
Parling
Walter
Member of a gold diggers' party at Dalton's Flat, Ballarat 1854. Killed on the diggings 1855 in a mining accident.
146
Parry
F.C.
Member of first committee, District Orphan Asylum, Ballarat 1866.
262
Partridge
S.D.
Amateur committee member of Ballarat Horticultural Society 1887.
292
Pascoe
J.R.
Secretary of Harmonic Society sometime between 1863 and 1875.
289
Patterson
William
Initially a watchmaker in Geelong, he became the assayer for the Bank of Australia. Tested the original Ballarat gold.
21
Peach
W.
Vice-President of Imperial Football Club, Ballarat in 1886.
304
Peake
H.H.
Vice-President and Trustee of land of District Orphan Asylum 1865.
262
Peerman
John
Settled in 1840 at Bullarook Forest on behalf of Lyon Campbell.
6
Perkins
W.
Committee member of South Ballarat Football Club 1886.
304
Perks
R.T.  (Rev.)
Minister of St. John's Anglican Church, Armstrong Street, Ballarat from 1865.
266
Permewan
J.
President of Ballarat District Hospital board 1872.
258
Perry
George
Third Town Clerk of Ballarat West Municipality, serving in at least 1887. Member of the Council of Ballarat Fine Art Public Gallery Association in 1887. Amateur committee member of Ballarat Horticultural Society 1887. Board member of Phoenix Foundry Company 1887. Treasurer of Ballarat Acclimatisation Society 1870.
243, 279, 292. 293, 306
Perry
W.
Caretaker of City Volunteer Fire Brigade 1886.
298
Pettett
Mr.
Early settler at Little River and Dowling Forest
Preface, 4
Peyton
F.
Secretary of Ballarat Gun Club 1872.
305
Phayer
M.H. (Mrs.)
Matron at Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1887.
261
Phelan
John
Acquitted on the charge of high treason after the Eureka Stockade incident, on 1 April 1855
143
Philharmonic Musical Society
N/A
Formed on 5 March 1858 when Mr. D. Oliver chaired the meeting which formed the society. The society closed in 1863 and was succeeded briefly by the Musical Union.
289
Phillips
John T.
Member of Ballarat Water Commission 1880. Committee member Ballarat District Hospital 1886. President and Trustee of Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1882/3 and 1886/7.
254, 259, 260
Phillips
R.W.
Amateur committee member of Ballarat Horticultural Society 1887.
292
Phœnix Foundry Company
Armstrong Street
Started in February 1856 by Messrs. Carter, Oldham and Shaw and incorporated on 12 November 1870. Manufactured locomotives for the Victorian Railways and by 13 April 1883 had built 100 locomotives. By the end of 1886, 203 complete engines and tenders had been delivered.
293
Pinkerton
F.
Operated a printing office in Lydiard Street, Ballarat c1887.
282
Pinnock
R.D. (Dr.)
Surgeon and Major of the Ballarat Militia Battalion in 1883, the formal successor to the Rangers.
300
Pobjoy
H.L.
Vice-President of South Ballarat Football Club 1886.
304
Pobjoy
J.
Committee member of Ballarat Rowing Club 1887.
255
Pooley
William Thomas
First actuary of the Ballarat Savings Bank which opened in 1856.
302
Pope
J.H.
Head Teacher of Soldier's Hill Presbyterian School c1862.
282
Port Phillip & Colonial Gold Mining Company
N/A
Formed in London at the end 1851 with a paid-up capital of £100,000 and still operating in 1887. Worked in cooperation with Clunes Quartz Mining Company, formed by local miners.
219
Port Phillip Quartz Mining Company
N/A
1853 Gold mining venture at Black Hill, Dead Horse and finally at Clunes
71
Porter
Christopher
Architect of Ballarat Benevolent Asylum, opened in 1860.
260
Post Office
Ballarat
In 1863, Ballarat's sixth P.O. was situated on the corner of Sturt and Lydiard Streets. The first was a tent near the corner of Sturt & Camp Sts., the second and third on top Old Post Office Hill (the top of Golden Point); the fourth at Brown Hill; the fifth at the corner of Lydiard & Mair Sts;
310
Potter
T.
Head Teacher at State School No.35 (see list) between 1877 and 1887.
274
Potter  (Rev.)
John
Member of first committee Ballarat Benevolent Asylum 1857. Minister of Anglican Christ Church, Ballarat.
260,265
Powell
James
Known as "New Zealand Jamie", he was badly wounded at the Stockade and died of his wounds.
119
Power  (Dr.)
Unknown
In 1844 opened his surgery in Buninyong. First MD in area.
7
Powlett
F.A.
Appointed to board of enquiry into death of James Scobie at Bentley's Hotel 1854
88
Price
T.
Sponsor of an art exhibition in 1884 in Ballarat City Hall which led to the establishment of Ballarat Art Gallery on 11 September 1884. Member of the Council of Ballarat Fine Art Public Gallery Association in 1887.
278, 279
Primitive Methodist Church, Beverin Street, Sebastopol
N/A
Foundation stone laid on 23 June 1868 and opened on 27 September 1868. Designed by J.A. Doane.
269
Primitive Methodist Church, Burnbank Street, Ballarat
N/A
Foundation stone laid on 6 June 1864 and opened on 5 August 1864. Designed by W. Benson.
269
Primitive Methodist Church, Eyre and Lyons Sts., Ballarat
N/A
Foundation stone laid on 10 May 1868 and opened on 23 October 1868. Designed by J.A. Doane.
269
Primitive Methodist Church, Humffray Street, Ballarat
N/A
Foundation stone laid on 9 April 1860 and opened 8 July 1860. Designed by J. Buckle.
269
Prince of Wales & Bonshaw Company
Mining company
Operating on the Sebastopol plateau 1887.
355
Prince of Wales Company (Ltd)
N/A
Registered mining company working at Cobbler's Lead, Sebastopol 1864 as well as other sites in the area.
204
Prince of Wales Light Horse
Cavalry Militia
A formation existed in Ballarat for some time after 1858 and was the mounted adjunct to the Ballarat Rangers infantry militia.
299
Prince Regent Company
Mining company
Operating in 1887.
350
Pringle
J.W.
First Vice-President of Ballarat Rowing Club 1861.
255
Prosser
D.
Committee member of the Cambrian Society, May 1887.
289
Pugh
James
Gold seeker 1851 - mate of Tom Esmond
32
Purdue
T.W. (Trooper)
Handicapper of the Ballarat Rangers Rifle Club 1873. Secretary of Ballarat Gun Club 1887.
300, 306
Queen's College
N/A
Private day school for girls, situated in Dana Street, Ballarat in 1887.
275
Queen's Jubilee Company
Mining company
Established on 1 November 1886, sank the (then) deepest shaft in the belt at 782 feet.
345
Quinan
Trooper
Member of the Ballarat Rangers Rifle Club 1873.
300
Quinlan
William
Killed at Eureka Stockade, Sunday 3 December 1854. From Goulburn, NSW
125
Quinn
Edward
Killed at Eureka Stockade, Sunday 3 December 1854. A native of Co. Cavan, Ireland
125
Radcliffe
H.H.
Honorary Consulting Physician, Ballarat District Hospital 1886. Honorary Medical Officer, Benevolent Asylum 1887.
259, 261
Raffaello
Carboni
Fiery member of the Eureka Stockade. Author of "The Eureka Stockade: The Consequence of some Pirates Wanting on Quarterdeck a Rebellion". Appointed to Ballarat Local Court 14 July 1855.
99, 186
Railway
N/A
The railway from Geelong to Ballarat was opened on 11 April 1862 and later extended through Creswick north and to Ararat, Stawell and the Wimmera district.
309
Ramsay
A.
Director of Gay's Freehold Company, miners, 1887.
354
Randall
T.C.
Succeeded O'Connor as Member for Grenville 1863/4.
179
Rankin
Alexander Binney
Elected to the first council of Ballarat West Municipality, 14 January 1856. One of the original Trustees and committee members of Ballarat District Hospital 1855.
243, 258
Rattray
W.
Professional committee member of Ballarat Horticultural Society 1887.
292
Rayreux
Trooper
Member of the Ballarat Rangers Rifle Club 1873.
300
Read
G.
Vice-Captain of Ballarat Rowing Club 1887.
255
Rede
Robert
Resident Commissioner, Government Camp, Ballarat, December 1854. Lieut-Colonel and Patron of the Ballarat Rangers Rifle Club 1873. President of Ballarat Gun Club 1872.
45, 300, 305
Reed
Henry
Acquitted on the charge of high treason after the Eureka Stockade incident, on 1 April 1855
143
Reed
J.
Vice-President of Imperial Football Club, Ballarat in 1886.
304
Reed
Joseph
Elected to Ballarat Mining Board 1858.
187
Rees
W.
Father of Alice Rees. Prominent in the formation and running of the Glee and Madrigal Union from 1866 to 1870.
289
Reeves
C.S.
Member of first committee Ballarat School of Mines 1870.
276
Reform League
N/A
Formed in Ballarat before the Eureka Stockade incident with many prominent members
92
Reformatory for Boys
Botanic Gardens
Originally an Industrial School located on the north-west corner of Ballarat Botanic Gardens, it cared for neglected boys not convicted of crime. In 1886 there were 87 boys committed.
308
Reid
A.R.
Operated an ironmonger's store in Ballarat 1860s
236
Reid
H.
Committee member, District Orphan Asylum 1887. Council member of Ballarat School of Mines 1886.
262, 276
Reid
J.S.
Committee member of Ballarat Football Club 1886.
303
Rennie
J.G.
Committee member  and Secretary of South Ballarat Football Club 1886.
304
Rennie
S.
Professional committee member of Ballarat Horticultural Society 1887.
292
Retallack
C.B.
Member of the Council of Ballarat Fine Art Public Gallery Association in 1887.
279
Reynolds
A.
Committee member of Ballarat Football Club 1886.
303
Rhys
Theophilus
Committee member of the Cambrian Society, May 1887.
289
Rich
Charles
Early gold digger Ballarat 1850s, but better educated and read than many at the time.Dug graves for Eureka Stockade victims.
90
Richards
Ellis
Elected to first Sebastopol Council, Ballarat 12 December 1864. A Deacon in the Welsh Presbyterian Church, Sebastopol 1866.
249,269
Richards
J.
President, District Orphan Asylum, Ballarat 1885/6/7.
262
Richards
Mary
Wife of Ellis Richards. Laid the foundation stone for the Welsh Presbyterian Church, Sebastopol on 3 March 1865.
269
Richards
T.
Member of the Ballarat Mining Board and the Ballarat Prospecting Board 1886.
220
Richardson
Dr.
Vice-President of Ballarat Horticultural Society 1859.
292
Richardson
J.
Laid the foundation stones to the Primitive Methodist Church in Humffray Street, Ballarat on 9 April 1860 and Primitive Methodist Church at Burnbank Street on 6 June 1864.
269
Richmond
J.A.
Clerk, Ballarat District Hospital 1886.
259
Riddell
T.C.
Early gold miner Ballarat in September 1851.
41
Rider & Mercer
Printers
Operated a printing office in Lydiard Street, Ballarat c1887.
282
Ridgley
A.W.
Promoter of a roller-skating rink in Dawson Street which opened on 13 April 1887.

Riordan
J.
Original member of Lewer's Freehold Company, formed on 22 July, 1872.
226
Ritchie
William
Hotelkeeper on the Geelong Road 1851
31
Robb
J.
Director of the Northern Star Company, miners on the Sebastopol plateau 1887.
354
Roberts
(Rev.)
Opened the Welsh Presbyterian Church, Sebastopol, April 1866.
269
Roberts
J.P.
Manager of the South Plateau Company, miners operating on the Sebastopol plateau 1887. Manager of the Sebastopol Star Company, miners operating on the Sebastopol plateau 1887.
354
Roberts
L.L.
Director of the Brittania United Company, miners, in 1887.
345
Roberts
P.L.
Committee member of the Cambrian Society, May 1887.
289
Roberts
W.L.
Assistant Secretary of the Cambrian Society, May 1887.
289
Robertson
J.G.
Committee member of Ballarat Gun Club 1887.
306
Robertson
John
Killed at Eureka Stockade, Sunday 3 December 1854. A native of Scotland.
125
Robertson
William
Manager of Bank of Victoria, Ballarat from November 1854 to at least end 1886. Mayor of Ballarat East Council 1880. Committee member of City Rowing Club, Ballarat 1887. Committee member Imperial Football Club, Ballarat 1886.
122,248, 255, 304
Robinson
George Coleman
Elected to first Sebastopol Council, Ballarat 12 December 1864. Board member of the Prince of Wales Company, Sebastopol 1870
205, 249
Robinson
William Bramwell
Attended a large meeting of diggers at Bakery Hill, Ballarat on 6 December 1854, after the Stockade affair. Elected to the first Ballarat East Council 1 June 1857. First Vice-President of Ballarat District Hospital committee of management 1855/56. President 1857/8.
135, 247, 258
Robson
J.
Conductor of the Harmonic Society in 1863. Member of the Council of Ballarat Fine Art Public Gallery Association in 1887. Conductor of the German Lieder Krantz in 1886.
279, 289
Rochlitz
Mr.
Operated as a daguerrotypist in a studio near the Golden Fleece Hotel, Lydiard Street from December 1855. His premises/site  were later used by the Ballarat Banking Company.
284
Rodier
William Bickham
Elected Chairman of the first Ballarat East Council 1 June 1857. Involved in setting up Ballarat District Hospital 1850s. Treasurer of the Ballarat Rangers, a local militia in 1858. Unsuccessful candidate for Ballarat East at election 16 March 1871.
247, 258, 299, 333
Roff
Joseph
Clothier at Ballarat/Buninyong, c 1854. Costumier to first theatre in Ballarat.
78
Rogers
Alexander
Original member of Lewer's Freehold Company, formed on 22 July, 1872.
226
Rogers
J.W. (Judge)
Queen's Counsel. Vice-President of Ballarat School of Mines 1870. Trustee of the School in 1886.
276,277
Roman Catholic Church, Ballarat Diocese.
N/A
Established in 1873 out of the Diocese of Victoria.
263
Rooney
W.
Lieutenant of Soldiers' Hill Volunteer Fire Brigade 1886.
298
Roony (Roney)
Michael
Private of the 40th Regiment, killed at the Stockade.
123
Roseby
Dr.  (Rev.)
Succeeded Rev. Joseph Walker as minister of the Congregational Church, Corner Mair & Dawson Sts., Ballarat in December 1885. Member of the Council of Ballarat Fine Art Public Gallery Association in 1887.
272, 279
Rosenblum
E.I.
Head Teacher at State School No.34 (see list) between 1876 and 1887. Council member of Ballarat School of Mines 1886.
274, 276
Ross
J.
Professional committee member of Ballarat Horticultural Society 1887.
292
Ross
Lieutenant
Wounded and subsequently died after Eureka Stockade, Sunday 3 December 1854. Canadian by birth. Ross' Creek named after him. Aged approx. 28 when he died.
125
Rossell
T.
Original member of Lewer's Freehold Company, formed on 22 July, 1872.
226
Rothschild Company
Mining company
Between the Prince Regent and Desoza mines, operating in 1887.
350
Rowan
Donald
Piper at the first Caledonian Society games, 1859
307
Rowlands
E.
Committee member of Ballarat Gun Club 1872.
305
Rowlands
John C.
Elected to first Sebastopol Council, Ballarat 12 December 1864.
249
Rowlands & Lewis
Dana Street
Cordial factory in Ballarat, established 1854 making lemonade, soda water and ginger beer. Operated in Ballarat, Melbourne, Sydney, Creswick and Smythesdale by 1887.
295
Roy
Charles
Judge at first Caledonian Society's games, 1859.
307
Royal Exchange
N/A
Established on 6 July 1881 as a competitor to the Ballarat Stock Exchange. The rivals merged on 5 December 1885.
237
Royal George Hotel
N/A
In 1887 situated on the south-west corner of Lydiard and Mair Streets.
310
Royal Standard Brewery
Armstrong Street
Operating in 1887, owned by Tulloch and McLaren

Ruffle
G.
Manager of the Sulieman and Indicator Company, miners, in 1887.
345
Russell
George
Manager of Clyde Company, Tasmania; early settlers 1838
3
Russell
James
Wesleyan Preacher. Elected Member for Ballarat East in February 1880. Mayor of Ballarat East Council 1874 and 1886/7. Committee member Benevolent Asylum 1887.
183, 185, 248, 261
Russell
Phillip
President of Ballarat Yacht Club 1887. President of Ballarat Agricultural and Pastoral Society from 1881 to 1887.
256, 291
Russell
Trooper
Member of the Ballarat Rangers Rifle Club 1873.
300
Rutter
G.O.
Conductor of the Harmonic Society sometime between 1863 and 1875.
289
Ryan
Martin
President of the Hibernian Australian Catholic Benefit Society in 1887.
308
Ryan
W.
Head Teacher at State School No.1071 (see list) between 1880 and 1887.
274
Ryce
James
Appointed to Ballarat Local Court 14 July 1855
186


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