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Henry Harris - Gold Tree

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Date: 1891 [unknown]
Location: Western Australia, Australiamap
Surnames/tags: Goldfields Heritage_Tree Western_Australia
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  • MINING THE ULARRING DISTRICT (1935, October 1). Western Argus
    (Kalgoorlie, WA : 1916 - 1938), p. 5. Retrieved August 28, 2019

    The discovery of Ularring by Speakman and Ryan ante dates the discovery of Coolgardie by Bayley and Ford by nearly a year. Speakman reported to Warden Finnerty, whose headquarters were then at Southern Cross, early in October, 1891, that he had discovered payable gold at Ularring, about 150 miles north of Southern Cross. . .
    The principal mine there was the Mulwarrie, which consisted of a lease of 24 acres. Up to the end of 1900 this mine had produced 3524 oz. of gold from 1211 tons. Other shows of note were the Mulwarrie East, Mulwarrie North, Mulwarrie South, Mulwarrie Main Reef Extended the Flora and the Mona, whilst three miles to the south-west were a further three leases- the Oakley, the Mavis and the Oakley South.These properties were owned and managed by Mr. W. F. Connell, and 1790 oz. of smelted gold were won from 568 tons of quartz, all of which had to be carted to the public battery at Mulline, 17 miles away. . .



  • EDJUDINA (1936, January 14). Western Argus
    (Kalgoorlie, WA : 1916 - 1938), p. 9. Retrieved August 27, 2019

    "Dick" Peaks and "Bill" Vickers, who were the original prospectors, arrived in 1893, and soon afterwards T. H. Elliott came to the district. . .
    Mr. Elliott sold to Mr. I. Gibson at £1000 per block, the buyer acting for Mr. W. R. 'Wilson. . .
    The population was then in the neighbourhood of 100. The leading mine was the Neta, a 24-acre lease, owned by Messrs. J. Keighley, R. Alderson, T. R. Potts and W. Newland. . .

Sources

  1. Death of Mr. Henry Harris (1942, November 18). Kalgoorlie Miner
    (WA : 1895 - 1950), p. 4. Retrieved August 26, 2019




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