David Brough

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Gravestone in the Bendigo Cemetery." Ballarat Heritage Services Picture Collection

Background

David Brough was born on 01 December 1821 at Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland to parents Peter Brough & Mary Williamson. He married Jean Cameron on 24 July 1847 at Blairgowrie, and they sailed to Australia on the Emma Eugenia landing at Portland in 1852 with their two daughters.[1]

David Brough died on 01 November 1900 at Bendigo,[2] and is buried in Bendigo Cemetery.[3] His wife, Jean, died on 10 August 1898, aged 70, and is buried in the same grave.[4]

Goldfields Involvement, 1854

The Brough family in Ballarat at the time of the Eureka Stockade, and heard the shots of the battle In 1856 David Brough was a miner residing at Ballarat when he signed the Benden Hassell Petition. [5]

Post 1854 Experiences

Brough later moved to Moyston and Bendigo. He spent some time in Charters Towers, Queensland while his family remained in Bendigo.[6]

Obituary

DEATH. BROUGH — On November 1, at his residence, Arnold. street, David Brough, aged 79 years.[7]
The Friends of the late Mr. DAVID BROUGH are respectfully invited to follow his remains to the Bendigo Cemetery. The funeral is appointed to move from his late residence, Arnold-Street, this day, at four o'clock.[8]

See also

Further Reading

Corfield, J., Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.

References

  1. Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., Eureka Research Directory, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.
  2. Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., Eureka Research Directory, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.
  3. Bendigo Adverstiser, 03 November 1900.
  4. Gravestone
  5. Wickham, Dorothy, Shot in the Dark: Being the Petition for the Compensation Case of Benden S. Hassell, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1998.
  6. Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., Eureka Research Directory, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.
  7. Bendigo Independent, 02 November 1900.
  8. Bendigo Adverstiser, 03 November 1900.

External links

Grave location https://www.google.com/maps/place/36%C2%B046'46.8%22S+144%C2%B017'04.7%22E/@-36.7796634,144.2824485,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x0!8m2!3d-36.7796634!4d144.2846372