W. H. Barnard

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William Henry Barnard F.G.S. was born c 1831 in Surrey, England. He sailed to Australia on the Alberfoyle, and settling in Geelong where he spent three years working for the Colony's Department of the Treasury Later her was transferred to the Department's Office in Ballarat. He resigned in 1878 to become Secretary-treasurer of the Ballarat Cemetery Trust, a position he retained until his death in 1900. [1]

He was the first registrar of the Ballarat School of Mines, serving from 10 October 1872 to 19 October 1881,[2] and was made a Life Governor of the School in 1875.

He was Chairman of the Sebastopol Plateau Co. in 1887<, ref>http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~carrick/Ballarat%20a%20to%20b.html accessed 15 March 2013.</ref> and a member of the Ballarat Old Colonists' Association.

Barnard died on 12 January 1900 at Ballarat, Victoria.[3]

Legacy

See also

Adam Loftus Lynn

Ballarat School of Mines

Notes

References

  1. Perry, Warren, The School of Mines and Industries, Ballarat, Ballarat, 1984, pg 26.
  2. Perry, Warren, The School of Mines and Industries, Ballarat, Ballarat, 1984, pg 26.
  3. Perry, Warren, The School of Mines and Industries, Ballarat, Ballarat, 1984, pg 26.

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