David Ronaldson

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Born at Smeaton in 1874, David Ronaldson was the son of John Ronaldson. David was educated at Smeaton Primary School and gained an Engineering qualification at the Ballarat School of Mines.[1]

David Lindsay Ronaldson served an apprenticeship at James Smith's Foundry[2], his brother Adam Ronaldson, and Herbert Tippett established the engineering works Ronaldson and Tippett. David Ronaldson was a committee member of the Forward Ballarat Movement, and Director of the Lal Lal Firebrick & Pottery Co. [3]

David Ronaldson died in 1937.



See also

James Smith's Foundry

John Trewheela Tippett



  1. McCallum, M. (1916) Ballarat District Citizens and Sports
  2. Tippett Grigg Scrub Hill Reunion Book, SP, 1981.
  3. Perry, Warren, The School of Mines and Industries, Ballarat, School of Mines and Industries, Ballarat Ltd, 1984.

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--H. Scarpe 13:42, 25 August 2011 (EST), --C.K.Gervasoni 09:57, 29 November 2011 (EST); --Clare K.Gervasoni 10:00, 9 April 2019 (AEST) [1]

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