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ABORIGINES: Performed at the Theatre Royal on Wednesday (16/5?) (MADA 18/5/1860; Republished in BA and MAA 22/5/1860). The same group will be appearing at Back Creek. (MADA 23/5/1860). At Theatre Royal Saturday. Danced a polka. (BS 24/5/1860). Due to perform at Theatre Royal, Back Creek. Transport problem. (BS 29/5/1860).

ABBOT, MRS A.: U.L. 15/2/1860.

C. ABBOT: Landholder, Lamplough, 11/11/1862, 27/11/1866, 23/8/1871, 5/1/1880.

C.ABBOTT: U.L. 7/3/1860.

CHRISTOPHER ABBOTT: G.L.H. Of Bung Bong: 9 year old son injured by reaping machine. (AFP 5/1/1883).

J.C.ABBOTT: U.L. 15/2/1860.

P. ABBOT: Landholder, Lamplough, 14/9/1872, 5/11/1877.



T. ABBOT: Advertisement. Farmer. Bung Bong. "The Lamplough Quartz Gold Mining Company". 14 acres. A lode. (AFP 19/5/1883). Landholder, Lamplough, 11/11/1862, 30/5/1881, 28/2/1894.


ABRAHAM: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 16/4/1860).

ABRAHANS: Wages case. Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 31/1/1860).

DAVID ABRAHAMS: Witness Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 4/7/1860.

DAVID ABRAHAMS: Lamplough. Vests, muslin, etc. stolen from store. (VPG 29/12/1859.)

SAMUEL ABRAHAMS: Daughter DEBORAH born Lamplough 1860. (No 10937 WM.)

B. ABSALOM: U.L. 14/3/1860.

JOHN ACKLAND: U.L. 4/4/1860.

C. ACRES: U.L. 4/4/1860.

MARY ANN ACRES: Tent cut into and clothing stolen. MG 28/6/1860). Stays stolen (NWC 20/9/1860). Dressmaker of Lamplough (NWC 1/11/1860). Assaulted by Henry Bullock. Lives at rear of Clare Castle (NWC 13/12/1860).

ADAIR: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 14/5/1860).

CHARLES ADAIR: U.L. 14/3/1860.

H. ADAIR: U.L. 28/3/1860.

REV ALEXANDER ADAM: Lexton. Birth of a daughter. (Arg. 1/9/1860.)

  1. ADAMS: U.L. 15/2/1860, 7/3/1860.

ABRAJUM ADAMS: U.L. 21/3/1860.

G. ADAMS: U.L. 15/2/1860.

G.H. ADAMS: U.L. 4/4/1860.

H. ADAMS: U.L. 14/3/1860.

J.C. ADAMS: U.L. 28/3/1860.

J.H. ADAMS: U.L. 14/3/1860.

JANE & WM ADAMS: Assault case. Ex VDL. Carisbrook General Sessions. (MADA 6/2/1860.)

THOMAS ADAMSON: Tent cut. Property stolen. (VPG 26/1/1860.)

JOHN ADRIAN: U.L. 14/3/1860.

ADVERTISER PRINTING OFFICE: Royal Street. (MADA 2/5/1860). Advertising sheet printed each Wednesday and Saturday. R. Clark, manager. (MADA 25/6/1860 etc.) [See Lamplough Advertiser.]

AH CHI: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 25/5/1860).

AH CHIE: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 28/5/1860). 3 Months. (MADA 6/6/1860.)

AH CHING: Stole cloth from Mackay and Bergin. (BS 12/6/1860.)

AH CHOI: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 27/6/1860).

AH FAT: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 11/4/1860). Hanged himself, Mosquito Flat. Very ill and miserable. (MADA 4/6/1862).

AH HAAP: Lamplough Police Court. (RADA 28/5/1860). 3 months. (MADA 6/6/1860).

AH HIM: Opium case. Lamplough Police Court. (NWC 11/10/1860.)

AH HOOP: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 25/5/1860).

AH HOW: Cutting timber on Crown land. (VPG 8/6/1881)

AH KY: Cutting timber on Crown land. (VPG 8/6/1881)

T.F. AHIER: U.L. 14/3/1860.



AH SHEE: Spurious gold case at Mosquito Flat. (MADA 1/6/1860).

AH SHON: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 11/4/1860).

AH SHU: Stealing. 18 months. Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 16/6/1860).

AH SING: 3 months. Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 8/6/1860).

AH SUE: Attempt to sell spurious gold. Mountain Hut. (BS 2/10/1860. ) Charged with violating the Sabbath by ploughing his paddock. Fine 2/6d. (AM 1/6/1892.)

AH TENN: AH TUEN: Opium case. Lamplough Police Court. (NWC 20/9/1860, 11/10/1860. B.S. 28/9/1860)

AH THIN: Opium case. (B.S. 28/9/1860.)


A VAW: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 27/6/1860).

0. AHERN: U.L. 15/2/1860.

EILEEN AIKEN: Maiden name. See birth of James Hunter.

AINSLIE: Woman. Stealing charge. (MADA 17/7/1861).

THOMAS AINSWORTH: Witness. Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 4/7/1860).

R. AIREY: U.L. 15/2/1860, 7/3/1860.

ALEXANDER AITKEN: Lamplough. Insolvent. Baker and storekeeper. (MH, Arg, Age 22/3/1860, MADA 23/3/1860). Insolvent, Lamplough. (V&P, 1860-61, Al.) Miller, Castlemaine 1868-1880. (VBI).

JAS.DAVID AITKEN: S.L. 18/10/1860.

ROBERT AITREN: U.L. 7/3/1860.

AKHURST: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 11/4/1860).

MISS ALBERTINE: Poor performance at Theatre Royal. Lamplough. (MADA 30/3/1860).

JOSEPH ALBISTON: Wesleyan Minister, Avoca. (BA 12/2/1857).

MARTIN ALD: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 16/4/1860).

ALEXANDER: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 11/4,27/6/1860).

BEN ALEXANDER: To Burnt Creek. (MAM 20/7/1855.) Chief Clerk to Resident Warden, Avoca, 1856. (ER). Resident Warden’s Office, Avoca. Born England. 1st appointment 22/11/1853. (V&P LC 1858-1859. A2.) Appointed Gold Receiver 1/1/1859. Pounds 450. 1st appointment 23/10/1853. MP 1859-1860 No 78). Resigned as Gold Receiver, Avoca. Notice dated 23/5/1860. (VGG p 981 1860.)

G. ALEXANDER: U.L. 15/2/1860, 7/3/1860.

MRS G. ALEXANDER: U.L. 21/3/1860.

JOHN ALEXANDER: U.L. 15/2/1860.


W.G. ALEXANDER: U.L. 15/2/1860.

"ALICK": Description. MG 31/5/1860.)

ALL: U.L. 7/3/1860.


EUPHEMIA ALLAN: Maiden name. See birth of Tessie E.’ Thornton.

G. ALLAN: Landholder, Lamplough, 1/2/1881.


J.A. ALLAN: U.L. 7/3/1860. J. ALEX ALLEN: U.L. 4/4/1860.


R. ALLAN: Merchants, Barkly Street, Ararat, 1858. (Name and occupation included in request for municipal district petition published by Chief Secretary’s Office, 17/8/1858, and reproduced in "Passing on the Torch" by Mary Normanbail, 1958, pps. 36-40. ) Advert. (Late W. Wilson & Co. Ararat. ) Merchant. Amphitheatre St. Lamplough. (MADA 27/2/1860,’ 7/3/1860.)

ROBERT ALLAN: Amphitheatre street. Spirit merchant licence. (VGG No 39 p 564, 27/3/1860). Amphitheatre Street. Agent to sell Warrnambool Steam Mills flour. (MADA 27/4/1860).

THOMAS ALLAN: Accident in a shaft (50 feet) Deep Lead. (NWC 20/9/1860. Repeated in Arg 22/9/1860.)




ALLEN CHILDREN: School petition 5/2/1873.

MR. ALLEN: Druggist. Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 11/4/1860).

MR ALLEN: Lamplough. Crushing 27 tons from reef near Amphitheatre for 8 dwt to ton. Lode 4’ in width. Shaft 40’ depth. (AFP 7/10/1882.)

ADA ALLEN: Resident, Lamplough, 1908. H.D. (ER).

ELLEN ALLEN: Resident, Lamplough, 1908. H.D. (ER).

GEORGE ALLEN: Miner. Resident Lamplough (1884/85 VIC Dir.) Resident, Lamplough, 1908, Miner. (ER).

JEREMIAH ALLEN: Alias Hains. Drunk and disorderly. (MADA 15/2/1860.)

W.H. ALLEN: U.L. 4/4/1860.

JAMES HENRY ALLEY: Crown Lands Commissioner. Witness, Hines Select Committee. MP 1861-1862. D. No 38.) Born Dublin 1’828. Father High Sheriff of Dublin. 1859 - Warden, Commissioner of Crown Lands. 1860 - Police Magistrate, Buckland. Redbank, Barkly, Landsborough. (VBI.)

WILLIAM ALLEYN: Son JAMS born Lamplough, 1860. (No 21190 WM. )

ALSE: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 16/4/1860).

FRED ALTMAN: S.L. 19/3/1860. F. ALTMAN: U.L. 7/3/1860, 14/3/1860.

PLACIDO M. ALVAREN: U.L. 18/4/1860.

ALWEIDA: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 19/3/1860).

N.J. ALY: U.L. 15/2/1860. N.C. ALY: U.L. 7/3/1860.

AMATEUR DRAMATIC CLUB: Advert. Meeting on 29 Feb. to form a Society. Henry J. Cope, Secretary. (MADA 27/2/1860.) Should its proceeds go towards a hospital here (Lamplough) rather than Maryborough? (MADA 13/2/1860). Advert for members of it & Ararat Amateur Dramatic Society to form a new society at Inglewood. (MADA 2/5/1860). Nucleus of a Lamplough Garrick Club formed. (BS 24/5/1860).

AMBROSE: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 5/3/1860).

MARY AMBROUD: U.L. 7/3/1860.

AMHERST AND BACK CREEK ADVERTISER: Employees and proprietors of ABCA and MADA picnic at Bradshaw’s Creek, Boxing Day. Advert: paper has now become established. Office Oxford Street, Back Creek. Published Tuesday and Friday. (MADA 30/12/1859.) To be incorporated in MADA. (MAA 10/2/1860).

AMHERST DISTRICT HOSPITAL: Opened for patients last week. (Age 12/1/1860.) A broken spine case from Lamplough not admitted. (Age 11/5/1860.) 1860 grant of pounds 1,000 for maintenance. (VPP 1859-1860. B No. 1 p.41). Concert and ball at Lamplough on 16/4/1886 in aid of hospital. (AFP 12/4/1886).

AMHERST UNITED QUARTZ CRUSHING COMPANY: Lamplough? Meeting.D.F. O’Connor in chair. (MADA 9/7/1860).

AMPHITHEATRE: Losing its population. (MADA 3/10/1859). Very quiet. (MADA 31/10/1859). Nearly deserted. (BT 7/12/1859). Promising rush near Belfast Hill. (BS 15/8/1860). New ground near Amphitheatre very satisfactory. (BS 6/9/1860). New hill opened. (MADA 14/9/1860). Rather dull at present. (MADA 2/11/1860). Continued success of the rush. (MADA 21/11/1860). Going ahead. (MADA 26/11/1860). Great activity. (BS 5/12/1860). Appears to be most in favour. (MADA 2/1/1861). Utterly deserted. (MADA 11/2/1861). New rush. Thousands. (Arg. 21/3/1861). Very quiet. (RADA 1/4/1861). Two fresh rushes. (MADA 12/7/1861.) New ground near Criterian Hotel. (MADA 7/8/1861). Very dull. (MADA 6/9/1861).

AMPHITHEATRE COFFEE ROOMS: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 5/3/1860).

ANDERSON: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 11/4, 18/7/1860).

  1. ANDERSON: U.L. 7/3/1860.

ANDREW ANDERSON: Burglary charge. One month Avoca Gaol. (NWC 27/9/1860.) On Meek’s premises. (BS 8/10/1860).

DAVID ANDERSON: S.L. 29/4/1861.

FRANCIS ANDERSON: Son SAMUEL born Lamplough, 1860. (No 21195 BDM.)

MISS F. ANDERSON: U.L. 4/4/1860.

LOUIS & ELIZABET1H ANDERSON: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 30/3/1860).

MARGARET ANDERSON: Maiden name. See birth of William H. Morton.

PAT ANDERSON: UL 28/3/1860.

PETER ANDERSON: U.L. 7/3/1860, 14/3/1860.

WILLIAM ANDERSON: Drunk charge. Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 29/2/1860.) Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 4/4/1860).

MR ANDERSON: U.L. 7/3/1860.

ANDERSON, GREIG & CO: Wine and spirit merchant licence. Redbank. (VGG. No 90. 11/6/1861. P 1131).

G. ANDREW: U.L. 7/3/1860.

J.B. ANDREW: U.L. 7/3/1860.

J.G. ANDREW: U.L. 15/2/1860, 7/3/1860.

M. ANDREW: U.L. 7/3/1860.

MANUEL ANDREW: U.L. 14/3/1860.

ROBERT ANDDREW: Auction of full share in One and All crushing machine, Lamplough. 20/8/1864. (AM ?)

ANDREWS FAMILY: Mallard boy - who drowned at Lamplough - was. residing with them. (NWC 18/10/1860.)

ANNIE ANDREWS: Daughter of Barbara. Witness, inquest Henry Mallard, 1860. (ADHS).

BARBARA ANDREWS: 13/6/1862. Application for district publican’s licence, 'Sir Walter Scott,’ Hotel, Barkly. Sureties John Dickinson, John Fletcher of Moonambel, of Barkly. Granted. (Barkly Licence Register).

GEORGE ANDREWS: Witness. Shenning inquest, Glenpatrick. (MADA via Age, 13/12/1860.)

HENRY W. ANDREWS: S.L. 15/9/1860. H.W. ANDREWS: U.L. 4/4/1860.

MANUEL ANDREWS: U.L. 15/2/1860.

FRANCIS ANGLIN: G.L.H. (Lamplough). Bootmaker. Resident Lamplough. (1869 PO Dir.) F. ANGLIN: Landholder, Lamplough. 27/11/1860, 3/3/1863. Bootmaker. Signed Police request petition 21/5/1866. Bootmaker. Application for land on Woodstock Station refused. (AM 5/9/1868.)

MR ANGLING: U.L. 15/2/1860, 7/3/ 1860.

R. ANGOVE: U.L. 15/2/1860, 7/3/1860.

ALEXANDER ANGUS: U.L. 14/3/1860. Storekeeper. Lamplough. Witness. Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 11/4/1860). ALEX ANGUS: S.L. 19/3/1860.


JOHN ANGUS: Miner, Avoca, 1856. (ER). Licence. Amphitheatre street, Lamplough. WPG 29/3/1860.) Avoca road, Lamplough. Spirit merchant licence. VGG No 39 p 564, 27/3/1860).

CATHERINE ANSLEY: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 20/4/1860).

G. ANTIL: U.L. 7/3/1860.

ANTONIO: Killed. Near Avoca. Inquest. (BA 24/3/1860).

R. ANTONIO: U.L. 7/3/1860.

WILHELM A.PPELT: G.L.H. (Lamplough).

W. APPELT: Landholder, Lamplough. 3/3/1863.

W. APPLETON: 1863 landholder.

ARBOCKLE: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 8/6/1860).

MRS R. ARCHER: U.L. 21/3/1860.

MR ARCHIBALD: U.L. 7/3/1860.

J.K. AREATHON: U.L. 15/2/1860. J.K. ARIATHOON: U.L. 7/3/1860.

ARGYLE ROOMS: Mary Clarke residing there (she was burnt in a fire). (MADA 12/12/1859). Fire: Charles Winch, M.C. for a bal masque. (MADA 2/5/1860).

ARMSTRONG: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 14/5,18/5, 6/6/1860).

DR. ARMSTRONG: A tree fell on his house in Amphitheatre Street (on the rising ground of the first parallel creek). (MADA 10/2/1860). (Repeated in Arg. 13/2/1860).


H.J. ARMSTRONG: U.L. 28/3/1860.

J. ARMSTRONG: U.L. 7/3/1860.

JOHN ARMSTRONG: U.L. 9/4/1860.

JAMES AND JOHN ARMSTRONG: S.L. 21/4/1860. S.L. 29/4/1861.

JOHN P. ARMSTRONG:- Signed election request for H.N. Simson. Resident in Colony for six years. (MAM. 18/8/1856). At Daylesford election meeting (MAM 26/8/1856). Surgeon dentist. Barkly street, Ararat 1858. (Name and occupation included in request for municipal district petition published by Chief Secretary’s Office, 17/8/1858, and reproduced in "Passing on the Torch" by Mary Normanbail, 1958, pps. 36-40.) Dentist. Amphitheatre street. (MAA 7/2/1860). Barrister Sirr at his place when watch stolen. (BS 9/3/1860 and MAA 9/3/1860).

JOHN P. ARMSTRONG: Laid charge. Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 22/2/1860).

PATRICK ARMSTRONG: Juror. William Robinson inquest. 1860. (ADHS). Business licence case. Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 25/5/1860).

R. ARMSTRONG: U.L. 14/3/1860. ROBERT ARMSTRONG: U.L. 4/4/1860.

THOMAS D. ARMSTRONG: Discovered quartz reef between Lamplough and Avoca. (MADA 18/7/1860).

WILLIAM ARMSTRONG: Stolen goods charge discharged. Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 10/2/1860).

MR ARMSTRONG: U.L. 14/3/1860.

ARNOLD: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 16/4/1860).

J.F. ARNOLD: Wine and spirit merchant licence, Lamplough. (VGG No 39 p 564 27/3/1860).

JAMES ARNOTT: U.L. 14/3/1860.

C. ARTHUR: U.L. 7/3/1860.

R.H. ARTHUR: U.L. 15/2/1860.

JAMES ARTHUR’S STORE: Juror. M.A. Sanderson inquest. Avoca. 1861. (Hines). Creek side, Lamplough. 2 pounds reward for a missing "flea bitten grey mare" (owned by Thomas Schofield). VGG No 23 21/2/1860, p 356.)

JOHN ARVERY: U.L. 9/4/1860.

WILLIAM ASCOTT: U.L. 4/4/1860, 9/4/1860.

THOMM ASHBY: See "Tommy the native".

J. ASHCROFT: U.L. 7/3/1860.

MR ASHER: Lamplough Cricket Club. (MADA 26/3/1860).

GEO ASHMAN: U.L. 21/3/1860.

ASHTON: Tent burnt on 10 November. (WPG 22/11/1860.)

MR ASHTON: General dealer, Lamplough. Near Theatre Royal and Mr Currey’s. (NWC 15/11/1860.)

MR ASHTON: Lamplough 1910. Newsagent customer. (Burns & Wiltshire Ledger, SLV. Ledger. Avoca. Part 1. A3.)


JOSIAH ASHTON: G.L.H. Orchardist, Lamplough. 1908. (ER).

CLARA ASPINALL: Description of visit in 1860 to Avoca and Lamplough. ("Three Years in Melbourne". London 1862. P 157 f f . )

MRS ASPLAND: U.L. 14/3/1860, 9/4/1860. Storekeeper. Wife of Henry Bullock. (NWC 13/12/1860.) ASPLAND: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 27/6/1860). Debt case, Lamplough Police Court. (NWC 13/9/1860, 11/10/1860.)

ELLEN WEBSTER ASSELL: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 20/6, 27/6/1860). Discharged. (MADA 9/7/1860).

THOMAS ATKINS: U.L. 18/4/1860.

WILLIAM ATKINS: Business licence case. Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 25/5/1860).

ATKINSON: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 27/4,18/5/1860).

G. ATKINSON: U.L. 14/3/1860.

G.A. ATKINSON: U.L. 7/3/1860.

MR G.J.H. (JAMES) (JOHN F.) ATKINSON: Manager of Messrs. Clough & Co. Woodstock Station, Lamplough. (MADA 9/3/1860, 12/3/1860). (NWC 11/10/1860.) Advert. JOHN F. ATKINSON: Manager, Woodstock station. (MADA 14/9/1860). Manager, Woodstock. Wanted to charge 20s per week for prospectors to go through to wash. (BS 28/9/1860). Supervisor. Woodstock, Lamplough, Maiden Hills, 1861. (VGG No 85. 31/5/1861. P 1059). Manager Clough & Co’s Woodstock Station. Dispute with R. English re cost of a survey of a Clough & Co property. (MADA 2/12/1861).


ATKINS: Lamplough Police Court. (MADA 27/6/1860).

ANNIE ATKINS: Maiden name. See birth of E. Ford.

MR ATKINS: Lamplough Cricket Club. (MADA 26/3/1860).


THOS P. ATTRILE: S.L. 29/4/1861.

J. AUBERG: U.L. 7/3/1860.

AUBERT: U.L. 7/3/1860.

J. AUBIN: Landholder, Lamplough, 7/9/1871.


JOSH AUBREY: S.L. 19/3/1860.

AULD REEKIE STORE: Gold found near it. (MADA 30/3/1860). A run about 100 yards below the store. (CMJ April 1860).

AVOCA ADVERTISER: Pounds 16 and 10 shillings for Government advertising in 1857. VLA V&P 1858-59. No 2.)

AVOCA CAMP: Two miles from Mr Rutherford’s station. (VGG No 41, p 1204, 19/5/1854).

AVOCA CREEK: New rush. 3 miles from Lamplough. mile from Avoca. 700-800 miners there. (MADA 5/9/1860). Poor. Called One Speck Gully (MADA 10/9/1860).

AVOCA GAOL: Proclaimed on 1/6/1858 that Police lock-up to be the gaol. (VGG p 1051 1858).

AVOCA PETTY SESSIONS: To be held at the Camp. VGG p 1204, No 41, 19/5/1854. Vol 1).

AVOCA POST OFFICE: At Park Hotel. No one would take it. (MAM 17/8/1855).