Daniel Crosthwaite was a storekeeper at Italian Gully.
Daniel Crosthwaite was born in Cumberland, England, in 1851. He arrived with his parents in Victoria in 1859, where they settled at Italian Gully. He attended the Italian Gully Primary School. He set up as a general merchant and storekeeper at Italian Gully, the business later becoming Crosthwaite Bros..
He was elected to the Scarsdale Borough Council in 1904, becoming mayor in 1908. In 1909 he was made a Justice of the Peace. He later became a member of the Grenville Shire Council. He was active in the Scarsdale Methodist Church, being involved with the Sunday School as a pupil, teacher and superintendent for 51 years.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 M. M. McCallum, 1916, Ballarat and District Citizens and Sports at home and abroad, McCallum Press and Publishing Company, Wendouree, Victoria, http://archive.org/stream/ballaratdistrict00mccaiala/ballaratdistrict00mccaiala_djvu.txt