William Brownbill

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William Brownbill was a miner in Ballarat, <1851>.

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History

William Brownbill was the discoverer of gold at Brown Hill, Ballarat in 1851.[1]


Legacy

The suburb of Brown Hill, is named after him, as it was a corruption of the name Brownbill's Diggings.[2]

See also

Miners

Notes


References

  1. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~carrick/Ballarat%20a%20to%20b.html accessed 15 March 2013.
  2. City of Ballarat, 5 January 2012. Roads and Open Space Index, pg. 3, Ballarat: City of Ballarat


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--Beth Kicinski 14:22, 28 August 2014 (EST)

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