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Mining Reports - Colony of Victoria quarterly and annual mining reports - 1860s 1870s & 1880s.

From the Collection of Ringwood and District Historical Society 125 Warrandyte Road Ringwood VIC

Description
Boxed collection of soft and hard bound reports including:
1. Quarterly Colony of Victoria reports of the Mining Surveyors & Registrars, Victoria, 1865-1881
- Summary of gold mining statistics for the quarter
- Tables showing the yield of gold from certain parcels of quartz raised during the quarter in some of the deepest mines in Victoria with depth of the deepest shafts, levels, cross-cuts, etc.
- Estimated yield of gold and quantity of gold exported during the quarter
- Gold received and issued from the Royal Mint during the quarter
- Summary of yield of gold from quartz, tailings, etc., crushed during the quarter
- Summary of yield of gold from washdirt and cement washed and crushed during quarter
- Number and distribution of miners on the goldfields of the colony.
2. 1879-82 Hard bound volume - Chief Inspector of Mines Reports to the Honorable Minister of Mines, Victoria. (Includes fatal and non-fatal accident reports, mining operations, and employment statistcs.)
Noteworthy for Ringwood:
- Death of Pierce Boardman, mining manager at New Ringwood Mining Co., accidentally killed when he lost his footing and fell to a depth of 40 feet on 1st January 1879.
- William White injured in truck accident at New Ringwood Antimony Tribute Company, 31st March 1882.
3. Mineral Statistics for Victoria - annual reports for years 1867, 1871, 1874, 1876, 1877, 1878, & 1879.
4. Handwritten study notes.
Size
Foolscap page volumes
Object Registration
4878
Keywords
antimony, boardman, william white
Historical information
Colony of Victoria mining reports show any Ringwood mine references under Castlemaine District, St. Andrews Subdivision.
Noteworthy for Ringwood:
- Death of Pierce Boardman, mining manager at New Ringwood Mining Co., accidentally killed when he lost his footing and fell to a depth of 40 feet on 1st January 1879.
- William White injured in truck accident at New Ringwood Antimony Tribute Company, 31st March 1882.
When Made
1865 - 1883
Made By
Government Printer, Melbourne (Printer)
Last updated
7 Aug 2019 at 7:41PM