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A mining township, with post office, on Jim Crow Creek, 88 1/2 miles NW of Melbourne. Communication is by rail and coach via Guildford; or conveyance from Newstead railway Statio. Good Agricultural land in the district, and much of it under cultivation. To the NE about 4 miles distant, is an extensive bed of good clay, fit for making superior earthernware. There is a mineral spring, the waters of which are said to be equal to those of Hepbunr, and large pieces of gold have been found here, one weighing 603 ozs. There are two churches, a State School and police station. Formation, volcanic. Mount Franklin is about 4 1/2 miles SE. Population in 1883 - 250.[1]

Elvezia, Yandoit

George Fleischer, blacksmith and wheelwright

Luigi Gervasoni, vigneron

Charles Higgins, baker

Hotels in Yandoit

Camp Hotel (Yandoit)

Hamburg Hotel

Horse and Jockey Hotel, Yandoit

United States Hotel, Yandoit

Yandoit Bridge Hotel

Yandoit Hotel


Christmas Reef Gold Mining Co.

Glamorgan Mine

Hamburg Mine

South Yandoit Gold Mining Co.

Steele's Pioneer

Yandoit Gold Mining Co.

Also See

Yandoit Honour Roll

Thomas Mills


  1. The Victorian Municipal Directory and Gazetter for 1884, p261-2.

--Sallyanne Doyle 22:27, 18 September 2012 (EST); --Clare K.Gervasoni 16:29, 11 October 2017 (AEDT)

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