William Urquhart surveyed the township of Ballarat West in October 1851. By 1852 his grid plan and wide streets were prepared for the first land sales in the new township of West Ballarat.
Goldfields Involvement, 1854
Post 1854 Experiences
- URQUHART.—On the 14th inst, at 5 Hotham-street, East Melbourne, William Swan Urquhart, for many years district surveyor Taradale aged 63 years.
- The Argus, 15 January 1881.