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Main Title: Reminiscences of Fryerstown / by G.O. Brown.
Author: Brown, G.O. (George O.).
Imprint: Castlemaine, Vic. : George O. Brown, 1983.
Collation: 232 p. : ill., maps, portraits, pbk ; 19 cm.
Subject: General histories
Gold mines and mining
Fryerstown (Vic.)
ISBN: 0959209107
Notes:
Contents include: CONTENTS:
Foreword p3. Introduction p5. How Fryerstown was named and discovery of gold p7. Gold escorts p17. Fryerstown nuggets and yields of gold p23. The courts and their functions p29. Fryerstown quartz mines p37. Rowe brothers p40. The New Era [Mine] p46. The New Era strike p49. The Duke of Cornwall [Quartz Gold Mining Company] p51. The Anglo Mine [Anglo Australian Gold Mining Company] p59. Diamond drill p64. The Miners’ Track p67. Puddling days p68. The medical profession [doctors] p74. Hotels p82. Breweries p94. Chinese p100. Churches p106. Episcopal Church p106. Presbyterian Church p107. All Saints Anglican Church p108. Catholic Church p110. Cemetery p111. Schools p112. Churches Flat School p114. Early stores p118. Post Office p122. Fryers Road Board p126. Coach service p130. Mechanics' Institute p131. Sport p136. Early settlers in Fryerstown p141. John Harper; John Boundy p141. George Williams and John Martin p142. Charles West p143. George Levi Carter p144. Amos brothers [Mark and James] p149. Richard Kitto p150. Mr George Hogg p153. Mrs Sweedy Brown p154. Road Harry Brown p155. Frank Hardwick p156. Samuel Hadfield Ridgway p157. John Batey p158. Alfred Tremaine p159. John Sheldon p160. Dredging p165. New Year’s flood p171. Charcoal burning p174. Goats and ghosts p176. Spring Gully p178. Murder of Ah Tong p191. Glenluce p194. Glenluce Race Course p201. Murder of schoolgirl [Ann Elizabeth Hunt] p205. Glenluce Post Office and School p209. Loddon Water Race p211. Middleton’s Creek, Browns and Sebastopol Gullies p213. Entertainment p216. Conclusion p219. Acknowledgments p228.

ILLUSTRATIONS:
The author, George O. Brown p2. Edward William Brown (1876-1965) p4. The grave of George Dyer p9. Invitation to opening of Court House; The Court House p36. Edward Rowe’s home p44. Powder magazine, Fryerstown p57. Pumping station, Duke of Cornwall mine p58. Map: Fryerstown mine shafts p63. Anglo Hotel p89. Mier’s Hanover Hotel p93. Map: Fryerstown – Bellvue 1862 p99. All Saints Anglican Church p109. Fryerstown School 1913 p117. Post Office when closed, 1975 p125. Burke and Wills Mechanics’ Institute p132. Map of town p133. George Levi Carter p144. Carter’s Boot Factory and Residence p145. George Daylesford (Les) Carter; William Carter p147. Carter family tombstone p148. George Hogg’s Wheelwright and Blacksmith Shop p152. Vaughan bucket dredge, beached after flood p168. James Tute (1855-1938) p173. Remains of Hoskin’s Emu Hotel and Store p179. Remains of Malone’s Hotel and Store p180. Grave of Annie and Henry Clifton, Fryerstown p181. Afternoon shift, Spring Gully Mine, about 1910: including T. Ninnis, George Murray, Bill Ferguson, Ern Grose, Harry Knowles, Dick Grose (manager), Abe Willoughby, Sam Polglase, Alan Ferguson, Bill Davis, Tommy Hibbert (engine driver), Jim Tute, Bill Tute, Bert (Foxy) Hibbert, George Otten, Herman Paull, Mr Jacobson p188. Map of Spring Gully 1862 p190. Portion of this building was originally Racecourse Hotel p196. Hopkin’s Homestead, Glenluce p198. Map of Glenluce p200. Remains of home – Annie Hunt p206. Glenluce Post Office p209. Cottage built from remains of Jones’ Hotel and Store p214.

SURNAMES / FAMILY NAMES: Compiled by TM.
Aaron p 26. Adair p 202. Adams p 107. Adderly p 126, 198, 206, 211. Ah Cow p 207. Ah Hing p 103-4. Ah Hoy p 105. Ah Pew p 207-8. Ah Pie p 105. Ah Ting (Ah Tin) p 105, 191. Ah Tong (Wong ah Cheong) p 191-2. Ah Yin p 105. Ah You p 102, 105, 191-2. Amos p 18, 65, 72, 127, 129, 136-7, 149, 150, 159, 176, 182-3, 185, 211, 226. Anderson p 77-8, 84, 126. Andrews p 136. Armstrong p 79, 83. Baker p 8, 203. Barrett p 11, 12, 57, 169. Barry p 119. Bartlett p 65. Batey p 157-8, 226. Baxter p 14, 21. Beardall p 220. Bell p 95-7, 120-1, 163-4. Belling p 30, 78-9, 91, 139. Benallick p 90, 96. Bergin p 30-1, 119-20. Best p 220. Betts p 169. Bielby p 116. Binns p 116. Black p 79-80. Bond p 85, 119, 122, 128. Boots p 169-70. Boundy p 141-2. Boyle p 85, 87. Branxton p 219. Bridge p 126. Brock p 139. Brooks p 23. Brown p 11-12, 27, 62, 137-8, 153-6, 172, 189, 195, 203, 214, 217-18, 219-27. Browning p 222. Buffin p 180. Bull p 33, 123. Bunce p 78-80. Burch p 224. Butcher p 10, 141. Caldwell p 79. Campbell p 90. Cander p 80. Carter p 35, 111, 116, 124, 126, 144-8, 226. Cattle p 38. Chapman p 85-6, 130, 222. Cheyne p 107. Childs p 140. Church p 120. Clark p 159. Clarke p 65, 85-7, 122, 136. Clayton p 86-7. Cleary p 48. Clemmens p 52. Clifton p 180-1, 205-6, 210. Coghlan p 80. Cole p 35, 92, 130, 220-1. Conley p 34. Cooper p 222, 228. Covel p 77. Cox p 79, 165, 228. Coyle p 115, 120, 126. Coyne p 199. Crawford p 109. Cribbes p 153, 183-4, 220, 223-4. Culmer p 136. Cunningham p 79. Dana p 10. Dargin p 115, 120. Daukes p 52. Davis p 24, 30, 109. Daws p 202. De Forest p 205, 209-10. Delaray p 84, 124. Dennis p 171-2, 224. Denny p 204. Dick p 90. Dolphin p 203. Dore p 88. Douglas p 10, 19-20, 141. Dowling p 10. Duggan p 130. Duus p 88. Dyer p 9, 10, 86-7. Eastwood p 166. Ebery p 124. Edhouse p 94. Ellis p 33, 69-70. Elsbury p 46-7, 49. Embley p 156. Embling p 80. Endall p 165. Errington p 125, 137. Evans p 202. Fenton p 87. Ferguson p 216-17, 222. Ferrari p 130. Ferron p 30, 38. Finch p 122-3. Finney p 119. Floyd p 19. Foke Shing p 207. Forbes p 95-6. Ford p 166, 180. Forest p 109. Franklin p 33, 197. Fryer p 8, 82. Fullerton p 26. Fullwood p 222. Garvin p 25. Gates p 106. Gee Fook (Gay Fook) p 105. Geldard p 80. Gilmore p 169-70. Gilmour p 119. Gladwin p 112, 223. Glen p 107-8, 169, 222-3. Glew p 114, 222. Goodrope p 91. Gould p 110. Greenwood p 210. Grierson p 80. Griffin p 162. Grose p 187, 222. Gwillam p 84. Hallenstein p 121. Ham p 10, 141. Hancock p 49. Hanson p 46. Harding p 106. Hardwick p 156, 220, 222. Hardy p 11-12. Hargreaves p 217. Harper p 10, 119, 141, 202. Harris p 24. Harvey p 80. Hatton p 98. Hausen p 166. Hay p 163-4. Hazlett p 123-4, 134. Heard p 90. Heathcote p 172. Heir p 128. Henderson p 107. Heron p 8, 14-15, 20, 23-5, 29-30, 32-4, 59, 73, 78, 115, 123, 126, 201, 203-4. Hibbert p 189, 222. Hilder p 209. Hill p 80-1, 170. Hinds p 130. Hobday p 113. Hocking p 116. Hodgson p 110. Hogg p 108, 134, 153-4, 228. Holmes p 90-1, 95-7, 120-1, 163-4. Hooper p 193. Hopkins p 198-9. Horley p 115. Hoskin p 178-9, 183. Hotham (Sir Charles) p 126. Humpage p 80. Hunt p 205-208. Ives p 83. Jackson p 161. Jacobs p 11-12. Jeff p 185. Johnston p 47. Jolly p 187. Jones p 202, 213-15. Juniper p 192. Kay p 109-10. Keast p 90, 126. Kelly p 140. Kennedy p 96, 202, 222. Kenny p 139. Kershaw p 165. Kettyle p 179. Kinsella p 126. Kitto p 52-4, 129, 149-51. Knapman p 209-10. Knowles p 222. Knox p 122. Lamb p 52-4, 57. Langridge p 35. Lawrence p 175. Lear p 115-16. Lee Flee p 72, 105. Lester p 90. Lindsay p 11, 30, 184-5, 202-3. Lister p 149, 197. Lomassney p 198-9. Lomax p 115-16. Loo Ah Che p 207. Lowe p 109. Malcolm p 78. Malone p 180. Man Hon p 104-5. Mann p 111. Martin p 142-3. Mason p 129. Massey p 92. McArthur p 157. McCulla p 119, 124. McCulloch (Sir James) p 129. McCurdy p 137. McDonald p 11, 119, 124-5. McDonnell p 11. McEntyre p 84, 87. McEwan p 95. McGann p 221. McIntyre p 189. McKay p 78. McKenzie p 113. McLaren p 35. McLean p 157-8, 203. McMaster p 184. Menzies p 163-4. Mercer p 52, 76-8, 123, 136. Merson p 111. Middleton p 175. Miers p 92. Milbourne p 126. Miller p 90-1, 108, 162, 196-7, 199, 202, 204, 220, 222, 228. Mills p 60, 107, 142, 217. Moore p 65, 83-4, 95-6, 110-11, 118-19, 136, 139. Morse p 189. Morton p 45. Mostyn p 14. Mulraney p 35. Munro p 52. Murley p 222, 224-5. Musslewhite p 171. Neems p 91. Nonmus p 161, 176-7. O'Brien p 35, 65, 115-16, 119, 197. O'Connor p 171. Oddie p 98, 136. O'Hara p 80, 206. Old p 158. O'Sullivan p 87, 119. Ottery p 224-5. Parker p 106, 163-4. Patrick p 80. Patterson p 35, 42. Paull p 169, 228. Pensom p 191. Perth p 121. Peters p 197. Peyman p 30. Pierce p 35, 71-2, 84. Plews p 80. Polglase p 56, 86, 138, 219. Radcliff / Radcliffe p 146. Randall p 130. Redhead p 110. Redhouse p 155-6. Reid p 65, 118-19. Retallick p 124. Richards p 88. Ridgway p 157-8. Rilen p 228. Rimmington p 30, 84, 132, 136. Ritchie p 112. Roberts p 157, 163, 217. Robinson p 84, 223. Rodda p 209-10. Rogers p 119, 138. Rowe p 35, 40-43, 45, 53, 55-6, 61, 137, 217, 222, 225. Russell p 20. Ryan p 80-1. Sanger p 222. Saunders p 222-3. Schonfelder p 26, 187. Scotson p 30. Servicer p 203. Sharp p 52. Sheldon p 112-13, 160. Shill p 228. Shung Hen p 105. Simpson p 35. Sing Yem p 207. Small p 61. Smart p 154-5. Smid p 150. Smith p 30, 33, 101, 123, 140, 180, 185, 222. Sparkes p 213-14. Spencer p 109. Stevens p 83, 85, 110, 201, 203. Stoneman p 51-2, 156. Strachan p 116. Stratton p 30. Strickfuss p 19. Styles p 126. Sullivan p 111, 203. Sutton p 185. Symes p 92, 165, 167, 222, 225. Symington p 108. Symons p 106. Tassell p 75-6, 201. Tate p 114. Taylor p 77, 161, 203. Thomas p 71-2. Thompson p 46-7, 165, 224. Thomson p 189. Tolmer p 17. Townsend p 30. Tregear p 54. Tregellas p 185. Tremaine p 159. Trevena p 189. Tucker p 150. Tute p 20, 172-3. Urquhart p 8. Walder p 90, 96, 98, 120-21. Waldren p 120. Warburton p 91, 128, 195-6. Wardle p 211. Waters p 52. Watson p 38. Webster p 220. Wells p 106. West p 143. Wheedon p 127. Wilkes p 11-12. William p 140. Williams p 62, 92, 142-3, 167, 195-6, 207-8, 222. Williamson p 52. Willie Hoy Ling p 192. Wills p 8. Wilson p 21. Wingrove p 52. Wyatt p 131-2. Yates p 122.

PLACENAMES:
Adelaide p 17. Alma p 19. Anglo Mine p 64. Ararat p 8. Argyllshire, Scotland p 157. Augustus Schneider (ship) p 75. B.B. Creek p 11. Back Creek p 26. Bald Hill p 78, 91, 94, 195. Ballarat p 47, 78. Barkers Creek p 20. Bath, England p 144. Beechworth p 165. Belle Vue p 76, 90, 96-7, 110, 114-15, 127, 161. Bendigo p 17-18, 20, 90, 107, 150, 187. Bill Booty's p 211. Black Forest p 17. Black Hawk Mine p 61-2, 65, 104. Blacksmith's Hill p 127. Blackwood p 80. Blue Duck Mine p 61. Boston, USA p 79. Bough Yards p 163. Bough Yards Run p 7. Bourke, NSW p 27. Breakneck Hill p 90, 98, 166. Bridges p 128. Brown's Gully p 213-15. Burdett Coutts Company p 62. Cambourne, Cornwall p 40. Campbell's Creek p 19, 50, 78, 110, 127, 129-30, 165, 169, 220. Castlemaine p 14, 18, 20, 25-6, 30-1, 38, 46-7, 50, 71, 75, 78-80, 85-6, 107, 109-10, 114, 116, 122-3, 127, 130, 136, 138, 142-3, 150, 156, 165, 170-2, 178-9, 183-4, 191-3, 207-8, 210, 219-22, 224. Cattle's Reef p 38, 43. Chapel Hill p 96, 106, 113, 120, 127. Chewton p 38, 50, 64, 79, 90, 103, 114, 127, 130-1, 136, 171-2, 178, 182-3, 187, 189, 192, 213, 217, 220, 224. Chinese p 71-2, 143, 172, 186, 191, 205, 207. Chokem Flat p 26, 28, 78, 80, 166. Churches Flat p 12, 71, 78, 90, 92, 105, 114-16, 120, 126, 155, 160, 167, 178. Cleopatra (steamship) p 142. Cobblers Gully p 178, 180. Coliban River p 183. Commissioners Flat p 26-7, 60-1, 64, 76, 136, 166. Commissioners Hole p 195. Condoria (ship) p 79. Cornishtown p 71, 163, 178, 180, 183. Cornwall p 54, 150-1. Costerfield p 224. County Tyrone, Ireland p 79. Creswick p 78, 172, 219. Cribbes Flat p 183. Crocodile Reservoir p 41, 128-9, 151, 182. Cumberland Mine p 60-1, 65. Daylesford p 215. Deadman's Flat p 95. Delgany (ship) p 78. Devil's Gully Tunnel p 212. Dover Castle (ship) p 159. Drummond p 18, 67. Dry Diggings p 215. Duke of Cornwall Mine p 42, 64. Dunedin, New Zealand p 158. Edie Creek, New Guinea p 167. Edinburgh, Scotland p 78-9. Elphinstone p 22, 53. Eltham, Taranaki, New Zealand p 158. Emu Hill p 206. Emu Reef p 185-6. Enterprise Mine p 60-1, 65. Essex, England p 155. Eureka p 178, 183. Expedition Pass Reservoir p 171, 182. Faraday p 116, 171. Ferron's Reef p 38, 42-3. Fighting Gully p 215. Flemington p 116. Footscray p 121. Forest Creek p 17, 21, 75, 104, 127, 171. Fryers Creek p 8, 127. Fryers Mine p 60-1. Gardenvale p 114. Geelong p 8, 14. German Gully p 15, 19. Glenluce p 91, 102, 127-8, 149, 160, 167, 180, 194-212, 222. Golden Eagle Mine p 61. Golden Gully p 10, 25, 28, 42-3, 73, 75, 113, 119, 127, 157, 167, 222. Golden Point p 10, 141, 171-2, 182. Grace's Flat p 136. Guildford p 34, 127, 136. Heathcote p 11, 219. Hobart p 22. Holcombe p 211. Horseshoe Bend p 78. Hunt's Creek p 205. Inverness Shire, Scotland p 157. Irish p 215. Irishtown p 80, 91, 110, 163. Italian Lead p 215. Italians p 215. Jim Crow Creek p 127, 215. Keilor p 79. Kennedy's Flat p 95. Kilmore p 8. Kyneton p 18, 163. Lauriston p 67. Lexington sheep station p 8. Little Nuggety p 39. Little Nuggety Gully p 62. Loddon Lead p 194. Loddon River p 15, 79-80, 102, 127-8, 183, 194, 211-13. Loddon Run p 194. Loddonia (property) p 197. Malmsbury p 54, 163, 183. Mandurang p 142. Maryborough p 19, 30. Mason's Crossing p 196. Melbourne p 17-19. Melmoorend, Derbyshire, England p 157. Metcalfe p 43. Middleton's Creek p 127-8, 160, 162, 213, 215. Monk Hill p 178. Moonlight Flat p 78, 80, 165. Moranding p 8. Mosquito Mine p 41-3, 65. Mount Alexander goldfield p 10, 17, 19-20. Mount Franklin p 163-4. Mount Macedon p 17. Mount Tarrengower p 163-4. Muckleford p 46, 205. Nantes, France p 78. New Era Mine p 64. New Year's Flat p 26, 28, 167, 222. New Zealand p 165. North Drummond p 67. North Harcourt p 166. Nuggety Gully p 12, 18, 26, 28, 121, 139, 161, 164. Nuggety Hill p 90, 120-1. Pennyweight Flat p 33. Perseverance Mine p 60, 64-5. Prahran p 119, 149. Racecourse Hill p 194, 196, 201, 204, 211. Rae's Hill p 211. Raywood p 79. Red Hill p 9. Robinvale p 108. Rocky Gully p 178, 182. Rokewood p 79. Royal Saxon Mine p 60. Sawpit Gully p 22. Scotland p 151, 153. Sebastopol Gully p 162-3, 213, 215. Shepherd's Flat p 97. Slaughter Yard p 163. Southern Belle (ship) p 53. Specimen Hill p 38-9, 90, 127, 178, 183, 189. Spring Creek p 178. Spring Flat p 178-9. Spring Gully p 71, 73, 76, 92, 105, 137, 149, 157-8, 163, 165-6, 178-87, 189, 191-3, 222, 224. Spring Gully Reservoir p 128-9. St Kilda p 14. Strathloddon p 80. Surrey, England p 77. Swan Hill p 146. Taradale p 14, 18, 33-4, 78, 109, 136. Tasmania p 21, 107. The Junction p 94, 127. Tingha, NSW p 167. Toronto, Canada p 77. Trentham p 167. Tunnel Hill p 127, 139-40. Upper Loddon p 162. Vaughan p 33, 78, 91, 102, 127-8, 146, 169, 192, 210, 212. Warburton's Bridge p 194, 196. Wattle Flat p 136. Wattle Gully Company p 65. Wattle Gully, Chewton p 37. Wesley Hill p 106, 217, 224. West Indies p 143. Windlass Hill p 9, 79, 166. Woodbrook p 143. Yackandandah p 20. Yorkshire, England p 156

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Non-Fiction Main Library 994.53 FRYE BRO Available