Historical information

Joseph Anderson Panton (1831-1913) came from Scotland to Australia in 1851. In Bendigo, he was appointed assistant gold commissioner 1852 and senior commissioner 1854. Over the years, he served as magistrate at Jamieson-Wood's Point, Anderson's Creek, Heidelberg, Geelong and Melbourne. He owned land on the Yarra River and Panton Hill is named for him.

Map: J A Panton's landholding with surrounding landholders.
Printout and photocopy: Panton, Joseph Anderson, Australian Dictionary of Biography entry.
Notes: Joseph Anderson Panton, brief biographical notes.
Research Enquiry Form: Vivienne Worthington, seeking sources of information regarding Joseph Anderson Panton, 14 June 2017.
Email and associated documents: Michael Kennedy seeking assistance of Eltham Gateway Action Group regarding proposed felling of manna gum tree near bridge across Diamond Creek, on land once held by Joseph Anderson Panton.
Newspaper article: "Historic painting might be lost to Victoria," The Age, 22 October 1985. Painting by Joseph Anderson Panton of Captain William Lonsdale's house, Victoria's first Government House, to be in forthcoming auction.

Physical description

Newspaper clippings, A4 photocopies, etc