19 July, 2017

July 18



1870 A miner, named McWhitney, was killed instantly when rocks fell on him from above while in a mine shaft.

 1877 A meeting was held in the Ballarat Police Court in opposition to the railway extention – the Dunolly – St Arnaud extension.

 1906 The Archdale Estate was offered for sale at Bealiba with the homestead block of 640 acres sold to John Ross of Archdale for 6 pounds 2 shillings per acre.

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