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# Surname First Name Ship Date Place Source
             
87826 Gold Discovery Hanging Rock - - 1852 4 February - MM
 
From Maitland diggers would turn off at Aberdeen and Scone would be the nearest township.Could not go further by dray but could by pack horses. They could travel up the upper waters of the Hunter till they reached an accessible pass to cross the range to the head waters of the Barnett.



87827 Gold Discovery Hanging Rock - - 1852 4 February - MM
 
From Maitland to Hanging Rock estimated to be 150 miles



87878 Gold Discovery Hanging Rock - - 1852 7 February - MM
 
Already 40 men at the diggings



87962 Gold Discovery Hanging Rock - - 1852 11 February Hanging Rock MM
 
Correspondence from Nathan Burrows re the state of the diggings



88282 Gold Discovery Hanging Rock - - 1852 14 February Hanging Rock MM
 
Road to the diggings



88439 Gold Discovery Hanging Rock - - 1852 21 February - MM
 
150 - 200 diggers prospecting with tin dishes. More Cradles being made at Murrurundi and other towns. Distance from Maitland by good dray road 150 miles



88465 Gold Discovery Hanging Rock - - 1852 25 February Hanging Rock near Tamworth MM
 
Account of the diggings. Alternate route via Paterson



88581 Gold Discovery Hanging Rock - - 1852 28 February Muswellbrook MM
 
People (including 7 Californians) passing through Muswellbrook dailey on their way to the diggings



88663 Gold Discovery Hanging Rock - - 1852 3 March near Tamworth MM
 
New gold field found by 'Californian' gold prospectors Renwick and Laurie who had arrived at Hanging Rock via Raymond Terrace, Stroud, through the A.A. Companys estate to the Mountain Station and then to Nathan Burrows property which was 6 miles from Hanging Rock



88759 Gold Discovery Hanging Rock - - 1852 6 March Hanging Rock near Tamworth MM
 
Account of the exact location of the gold discovery



88923 Gold Discovery Hanging Rock - - 1852 13 March Hanging Rock MM
 
Robert Wisdom giving his account of the diggings. 150 diggers at work. Rain stopped. Creek beds soon to be dry



88926 Gold Discovery Hanging Rock - - 1852 13 March Hanging Rock MM
 
Nuggets of gold found by Californian diggers, Germans and 'Jamaica blacks' (Robert Wisdom's account of the diggings)



88974 Gold Discovery Hanging Rock - - 1852 17 March - MM
 
Many diggers leaving the Hanging Rock diggings and heading to the Peel river diggings above Dr. Jenkins station 27 miles from Tamworth



89055 Gold Discovery Hanging Rock - - 1852 24 March - MM
 
Purchasers of gold



89131 Gold Discovery Hanging Rock - - 1852 31 March Hanging Rock MM
 
Correspondence re the gold field not producing very much



89904 Gold Discovery Hanging Rock - - 1852 22 May Peel River MM
 
Large number of people at the diggings



89928 Gold Discovery Hanging Rock - - 1852 26 May Peel River MM
 
Major Innes appointed assistant commissioner at the Peel diggings in consequence of the increasing number of diggers



89939 Gold Discovery Hanging Rock - - 1852 26 May Hanging Rock MM
 
Correspondence re Hanging Rock diggings. 400 miners at the diggings



90581 Gold Discovery Hanging Rock - - 1852 2 June Hanging Rock MM
 
Visited by S.A. Donaldson who proclaimed the diggings to be a success. About 300 diggers some with wives and familys.



90582 Gold Discovery Hanging Rock - - 1852 2 June Hanging Rock MM
 
Solid waterworn nugget of six ounces found at Hanging Rock.




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