Nicholas, William (1826-1917)

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Mine manager
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William Nicholas managed numerous mines in Victoria. Prior to coming to Australia he worked in the tin and copper minds of Cornwall. He wrote at least one article for the Royal Society of Victoria.

  • Life event - Migrated to Australia (Melbourne)
  • Career position - Prospector in Bendigo and Ballarat
  • Career position - Manager of Poverty Point Quartz Mining Co. (in New Zealand?)
  • Career position - Manager of Maryborough Laviathan in Victoria
  • Career position - Manager of New Australasian at Creswick, Victoria
  • Career position - Manager of Chalk's Freehold in Maryborough

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Nicholas, William
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. A new system of winding in deep mining shafts (Paper)
    Nicholas, William
    Published: 1885
    Series: Transactions and Proceedings of the Victorian Engineers Association vol. I 1883-1885, 162-167
  3. The Origin of Quartz Reefs and Gold
    Nicholas, William
    Published: Wilson & Mackinnon, Melbourne, 1882
    Series: Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, 18, 47
  4. Chemistry in Australia Bibliography
    Collins, David
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2009

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  1. To William Nicholas Willis.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 16 October 1888 [Issue No.643] p 7267

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  2. Between William Munninge Montagu Arnold, plaintiff, and Nicholas Herlofsen, defendant.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 6 June 1893 [Issue No.378] p 4268

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    ... In the Supreme Court of New South Wales. Between William Munninge Montagu Arnold, plaintiff, and ... Nicholas Herlofsen, defendant. WHEREAS an action has been commenced in this Court at the suit of the ... 219 words
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  3. Tottenham Lee Richardson and William Nicholas Willis v. Joseph Cantrill.
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    The Tasmanian Daily News (Hobart Town, Tas. : 1855 - 1858) Saturday 26 May 1855 p 4 Article
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  4. Nicholas Nickleby / United Artists presents a Hart Sharp Entertainment production in association with Cloud Nine Films ; producers, Simon Channing Williams, John N. Hart, Jeffrey Sharp ; written & directed by Douglas McGrath
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    [ Video : 2002-2003 ]
    Languages: English;Spanish;French, [2 others]
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  4. St. Nicholas (New York, N.Y.)
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    [ Book : 2015 ]
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  4. The Coolgardie goldfields, Western Australia / by William Nicholas
    Nicholas, William, active 1884-1895
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