Thomas Bodycomb

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Thomas C. Bodycomb died 6 April 1919 in his Home "Rurua" at 30 Doveton Street, Ballarat. He is buried in the Ballaarat Old Cemetery - Area F1, Section 11, Row 2, Grave 21.

Goldfields Involvement, 1854

Post 1854 Experiences


Mr. Thomas Bodycomb, for a number of years manager of the Phoenix Foundry, at Ballarat, died on Sunday in his 90th year. He was born in Glamorganshire, in Wales, in 1829, and was a patternmaker before coming to Australia.
He was in Ballarat at the time of the Eureka Stockade trouble, and was one of those who assisted Captain Wise, who had been mortally, wounded. Mr. Bodycomb was a member of the Exhibition Commission, and the oldest justice of the peace in Ballarat.[1]

See also

Henry Wise

Further Reading

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


  1. Orange Leader, 11 April 1919.

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