William Rodier

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Background

Rodier was living in Ballarat and was recorded on the 1855 Electoral Roll, under the electoral qualification of Miner’s Right. He signed the Benden Sherritt Hassell Compensation Case Petition in 1855, at which time he was listed as a merchant at the Junction Store, Ballarat.[1]

William Rodier died in 1901 aged 82, and was buried at Boroondara Cemetery on 31 May 1901. Eliza Rodier and Maria Cox Rodier are buried in the same grave.[2]

Goldfields Involvement, 1854

Post 1854 Experiences

He was listed as a storekeeper at Red Hill Flat when he signed a petition of householders of Ballaarat requesting the establishment of a Municipality in 1855. Rodier was a member of the Ballarat Gas Company’s provisional commit in 1857, and chaired a meeting at the Shakespeare Hotel in Main Rd on 26 July 1858 when it was decided to name Ballarat’s new volunteer force the Ballarat Volunteer Rifle Regiment. [3]

Rodier signed the Benden Hassell Compensation petition.

See also

Benden Hassell

Boroondara Cemetery

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. http://www.kewcemetery.com.au/FindGrave.aspx, accessed 24 March 2013 by Kathleen Gervasoni
  3. Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., Eureka Research Directory, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.

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