Warren Cuttance

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Warren L'isle Cuttance, and his brother L'isle, were born in Cornwall. [1]Their parents were Henry and Elizabeth Cuttance of Gunwallo, Cornwall. Their siblings were Henry (b.1827), William Caddy (b.1831), Eli Henry (B1834) and Joseph (b.1839).

They arrived on the Australian Goldfields in 1852.[2]

L'isle Cuttance was born in 1829 and died at Ballarat in June 1854. He is buried in the Ballarat Old Cemetery, plot 5.

Warren was born in 1837. He married widow, Ellen hennesey, and they had a son born in 1860 and 1861.

During the Eureka Stockade Warren Cuttance wore a red knitted wool sash.[3] He was very proud of the sash and it was highly valued by each generation of the Cuttance family. Warren Cuttance's great grandson, Malcolm Wallace, donated the red sash to Sovereign Hill.

Goldfields Involvement, 1854

Family legend has it that Warren Cuttance led a group of seven men in the battle.[4]

Post 1854 Experiences

Warren Cuttance and his young family moved to Hokitika, New Zealand in 1864.

See also

Further Reading

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


  1. Ballarat Courier, 06 December 1994.
  2. Ballarat Courier, 06 December 1994.
  3. Ballarat Courier, 06 December 1994.
  4. Ballarat Courier, 06 December 1994.

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