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Cottages near St Just, Cornwall, 2016. Ballarat Heritage Services Picture Collection
Thomas Bath, c1894.

Many Cornish miners immigrated to South Australia before the discovery of gold where they worked at Burra and other mining towns. The discovery of gold in Victoria in 1851 lured many Cornish miners to Victoria, both from South Australia and Cornwall.[1]

Thomas Bath, born Truro, Cornwall

John Brewer, baptised 15 September 1832 at St Minver, Cornwall

P. Caddy, born Constantine

Jane Cumming nee Sweet

Peter Ellis born St Just

John Goyne

David Ham

Martin Harvey, born Penzance, Cornwall

John Lean, born Cornwall

Samuel Lukeis, born 1831

John Penaluna St Just

William Penhalluriack

Charles Phillips, Born St Ives

Thomas Phillips, born Launceston

Richard Polkinghorne, born Sithney, Cornwall

Robert Serjeant, born Cornwall

Joseph Simmonds, born Cornwall

George Stephens, born St. Austell, Cornwall

Francis Symonds, born St Enoder, Cornwall

John Tonkin, born Tregony, Cornwall

William Tucker

James Wearne St Just, Cornwall

Patience Wearne

James Woolcock, born Truro

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  1. Eureka - A Multicultural Event by Dorothy Wickham and Clare Gervasoni,, accessed 27 March 2013.