Robert Davidson

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Robert Davidson was a mining surveyor (private) operating from premises on Lyons Street, Ballarat[1] and Sturt Street, Ballarat in 1858.[2]




Robert Davidson acted as architect for the Ballarat School of Mines in 1870.

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Old Colonists' Association



The monthly meeting of the council of the association was held on Wednesday evening, at the hall; Mr J. A. Blight presiding. The secretary's report referred with Regret to the death of three old members—the late Messrs Robt. Davidson, Thos. Rae, and Mrs Lillingston. Two new members were elected. - An application for assistance from an aged pio neer was left in the hands of the president and secretary. The usual relief votes were passed for payment, and it was decided to make the customary dis tribution of Christmas comforts to old members. Mr J. W. Graham reported having attended the Lands Department and secured permission to remove fencing from Mount Clear Reserve.[3]


  1. ’’Huxtables Ballarat Directory for the Year 1858’’, page 41. [Federation University Australia Historical Collection.]
  2. ’’Huxtables Ballarat Directory for the Year 1858’’, page 43. [Federation University Australia Historical Collection.]
  3. Ballarat Star, 10 December 1909.

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--Beth Kicinski 11:50, 25 August 2014 (EST)

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