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Nicholas, William (1826 - 1917)

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Mine manager
Born: 1826  Cornwall, United Kingdom.  Died: 18 November 1917  Maryborough, Victoria, Australia.
William Nicholas managed numerous mines in Victoria. Prior to coming to Australia he worked in the tin and copper minds of Cornwall. He wrote at least one article for the Royal Society of Victoria.

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1852Migrated to Australia (Melbourne)
c. 1852 - c. 1861Prospector in Bendigo and Ballarat
1862 - 1863Manager of Poverty Point Quartz Mining Co. (in New Zealand?)
1864 - 1876Manager of Maryborough Laviathan in Victoria
c. 1876 - c. 1886Manager of New Australasian at Creswick, Victoria
1887 - Manager of Chalk's Freehold in Maryborough

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