Alfred Carr

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Background

Dr Alfred Carr arrived in Australia on the Araminta arriving in Geelong on 04 October 1852. He qualified as a member of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1842.

Goldfields Involvement, 1854

Dr Alfred Carr was a witness at the Inquest into the death of William Hardie on 04 December 1854.[1]

Martha Clendinning, claimed to have piece of Eureka Flag given to her by Dr Alfred Carr.[2]

On Friday night the Camp Surgeon and Dr. A. Carr had a narrow escape from being shot ; owing to some blunder, while the former gentleman was going into the Hospital he was fired on by one of the sentries. How this happened I do not know; the ball barely missed him, went through the wooden wall of the hospital, through the lid of the me dicine chest, which was open at the time. and passed close to the shoulder of Dr. Carr, who was reading in the hospi tal; some. splinters from the lid of the chest struck Dr. Carr on the side. The "Criterion" conveyance brought up the papers, on Saturday, under six hours; some of them were delivered before half-past Twelve.Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag

See also

William Hardie

Eureka Flag

Further Reading

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


References

  1. PROV, VPRS24/p, Box 24, Unit 23.
  2. Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., Eureka Research Directory, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.

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