According to James Flett in "The history of Gold Discovery in Victoria", Julian [sic] Hardy and party, the official discoverers of gold at Happy Valley shared with the other two a reward of £500. The official date given for the discovery was May 1855. Julian Hardy and party - £166-13-4 for the discovery of gold."
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- ↑ 1864 Report of Board appointed to consider applications for Rewards for the discovery of Goldfields and Parliamentary Papers, Vic, Vol 3 1864-1865.