William Tulloch

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William Tulloch,


William Tulloch was born in 1829 at Perthshire, Scotland and arrived in Sydney on the Duke of Richmond in 1844. He married Emma Georgina Gude in 1851 at the Presbyterian Church, Geelong. In 1853 Tulloch was running a store in Ashby and by 1855 he had a store in Main Road, Eureka. [1]

William Tulloch died in October 1896.[2]

Goldfields Involvement, 1854

Post 1854 Experiences

Tulloch set up a brewery in 1862 which was called Tulloch and McLaren's Royal Standard Brewery, a forerunner of the Ballarat Brewing Company.[3]


An old and highly respected citizen of Ballarat, Mr William Tulloch, who, for a long time past, had been in failing health, died at his residence, Errard street south, at 7 o'clock yesterday morn ing, the cause of death being a general break up of the system.The deceased, who was one of the leadings brewers of Ballarat and district, was a native, of Perth, Scotland, and was born in 1828. He landed in Sydney in 1844, and in the following year proceeded to Geelong, where he engaged in various occupations, including, cattle dealing, digging, and store keeping, until he finally turned his attention to brewing, at which he re mained to the end In 1863 Messrs Tul loch and M'Laren established The Royal Standard Brewery at Ballarat, and in 1890 the name of the firm was changed to Tulloch and Son, comprising Mr W. Tulloch and his son, Mr W. G. Tulloch, Branch establishments were established, at Melbourne and Geelong. Latterly the breweries have been carried on under the name of the Ballarat Brewing Com pany, Messrs Coghlan and Tulloch being the principal partners. The deceased who, in the early days, took a deep in terest in public affairs was a member of the first council of Ballarat. For seven or eight years he filled that position, and performed the duties pertaining to the office in a thorough and satisfac tory manner, rendering services of a substantial and lasting, character while occupying a seat at the council table. Up to a few months ago only three mem bers of that council remained alive, they bring Dr Stewart, Mr Tulloch, and Mr Jas. Oddie. Dr Stewart died a short time ago, and the demise of Mr Tulloch leaves Mr Oddie the only survivor. The late Mr Tulloch was at one time connected with the Old Colonists' Association, Art Gallery, and Mechanics’ Institute. He was a most genial gentleman and was of a charitable disposition. The deceased leaves a large grown up family Mr James Tulloch, the manager of the Royal Standard Brewery, is a son. Other sons are Mr T. Tulloch, Melbourne representative of the Ballarat Brewing Co.; Mr Harry Tulloch, of the Tulloch Proprietary Printing Company, and Mr Charles Tulloch, the well-known oarsman, who is employed as accountant at the general depot, Dana street.[4]

The remains of Mr William Tulloch. of 107 Errard street south, were interred yesterday in the Ballarat Old Cemetery, Messrs M. Dunlop, J. Nice. J. Herman, Cleary, A. Moran, and D. Coghlan, employes of the deceased, acted at coffin bearers, and the pall-hearers were the Hon. E. Morey, Crs Barker and T. T. Hollway, and Messrs Jas. J. Coghlan., J. E B. Millington. F. Herman, E. J. Dick son, W. Purdy, H. W. Morrow H.F. El liott, Dr Davies, J. Pinkerton, J. Glasson, and J. S. Ditty. The Right Rev. Dr Cairns officiated at the house and grave. Mr Charles Morris was the undertaker. The funeral of Mrs Elizabeth Paul. of Tress street.[5]

See also

Women of Eureka

Further Reading

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


  1. Corfield, J., Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.
  2. Ballarat Star, 25 October 1906.
  3. Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.
  4. Ballarat Star, 25 October 1906.
  5. Ballarat Star, 26 October 1906.

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