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Item: 89939
Surname: Gold Discovery Hanging Rock
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1852 26 May
Place: Hanging Rock
Source: MM
Details: Correspondence re Hanging Rock diggings. 400 miners at the diggings


 
Item: 90581
Surname: Gold Discovery Hanging Rock
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1852 2 June
Place: Hanging Rock
Source: MM
Details: Visited by S.A. Donaldson who proclaimed the diggings to be a success. About 300 diggers some with wives and familys.


 
Item: 90582
Surname: Gold Discovery Hanging Rock
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1852 2 June
Place: Hanging Rock
Source: MM
Details: Solid waterworn nugget of six ounces found at Hanging Rock.


 
Item: 90775
Surname: Gold Discovery Hanging Rock
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1852 12 June
Place: Hanging Rock
Source: MM
Details: Two mounted policemen arrived by steamer in Maitland en route for the Hanging Rock gold diggings


 
Item: 91064
Surname: Gold Discovery Hanging Rock
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1852 3 July
Place: Hanging Rock
Source: MM
Details: Continuance of rainy weather impeding the miners; bad roads, drays stuck in the mud; Major Inns now at the diggings; no postal communication


 
Item: 91117
Surname: Gold Discovery Hanging Rock
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1852 6 July
Place: Liverpool Plains
Source: MM
Details: Correspondence from J.H. Durbin


 
Item: 91134
Surname: Gold Discovery Hanging Rock
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1852 6 July
Place: Muswellbrook
Source: MM
Details: The mail coach followed through the district by two mounted constables, well armed, who kept at half a mile distance behind the coach


 
Item: 91139
Surname: Gold Discovery Hanging Rock
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1852 10 July
Place: Liverpool Plains
Source: MM
Details: J.H. Durbin correspondence re the Oaky Creek gold field


 
Item: 91186
Surname: Gold Discovery Hanging Rock
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1852 14 July
Place: Liverpool Plains
Source: MM
Details: Correspondence from John H. Durbin re conditions on the gold fields, licenses etc


 
Item: 91252
Surname: Gold Discovery Hanging Rock
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1852 17 July
Place: -
Source: MM
Details: Report by Hargraves to the Colonial Secretary of his exploration of the northern goldfields


 
Item: 91302
Surname: Gold Discovery Hanging Rock
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1852 21 July
Place: Hanging Rock
Source: MM
Details: Gold Escort from Hanging Rock to Maitland once per month with guard in the mail coach


 
Item: 92132
Surname: Gold Discovery Hanging Rock
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1852 24 July
Place: Peel River
Source: MM
Details: Report from the diggings. Sabbath was observed and not a cradle rocking; the stores were all opened and Sunday used as a market day. Advising to delay coming to the diggings for 6 - 8 weeks until the water subsided


 
Item: 92230
Surname: Gold Discovery Hanging Rock
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1852 28 July
Place: -
Source: MM
Details: First escort from Hanging Rock diggings reached Maitland, the gold being under charge of the chief constable of the Tamworth police and Commissioner Durbin


 
Item: 92420
Surname: Gold Discovery Hanging Rock
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1852 31 July
Place: Liverpool Plains
Source: MM
Details: Little progress made owing to the constant heavy rain. Account of the Hanging Rock Creek, Oakenville Creek, Peel River diggings and quartz ridge on the A.A. Company's land by John Durbin


 
Item: 92468
Surname: Gold Discovery Hanging Rock
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1852 31 July
Place: Liverpool Plains
Source: MM
Details: Gold field on A.A. Company land visited by Captain Wyndyard, Alfred Denison, Major Innes, J. Durbin and Charles Hall


 
Item: 92470
Surname: Gold Discovery Hanging Rock
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1852 31 July
Place: Liverpool Plains
Source: MM
Details: First quantities of gold arrived by the steamer Clarence at the Colonial Treasury. Consignees Henry Cohen, William Macpherson; Ebsworth & Co.; D. Cohen; Colonial Treasurer


 
Item: 92810
Surname: Gold Discovery Hanging Rock
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1852 14 August
Place: Hanging Rock
Source: MM
Details: Yield continued well despite wet weather. Sheridan and party made 100 pounds each. A number of diggers had left for the Bingera diggings


 
Item: 92852
Surname: Gold Discovery Hanging Rock
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1852 18 August
Place: Hanging Rock
Source: MM
Details: Rain and snow falling at the diggings. Heavy frosts, diggers downhearted


 
Item: 92934
Surname: Gold Discovery Hanging Rock
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1852 21 August
Place: Hanging Rock
Source: MM
Details: Extract of letter from R.L. Jenkins re the Hanging Rock gold field


 
Item: 94179
Surname: Gold Discovery Hanging Rock
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1852 1 September
Place: -
Source: MM
Details: Thomas Dangar advertising the 'Golden Fleece Inn' at Scone for people en route to the Hanging Rock gold fields



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