Hanlon Consols Gold Mining Company

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Hanlon Consols Gold Mining Company
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Town Rokewood
Closed 1901
Known dates 1901
Google maps -37.897920, 143.728260

The Hanlon Consols Gold Mining Company operated a gold mine at Rokewood, Victoria, <1901.

Site[edit | edit source]

The gold mine was at Rokewood.[1] The Victorian Heritage Database identified the site as 37°53'52.5"S 143°43'41.7"E.[2]

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In November 1901 the whole of the machinery, plant and lease, were offered for sale after the mine ceased operations:

MINING MACHINERY. WEDNESDAY, 27th NOVEMBER, At 10 o’clock, On the Mine, at Rokewood. SALE BY AUCTION Of WINDING, PUMPING. PUDDLING PLANTS AND EFFECTS. Also, the GOLD MINING LEASE Of THE HANLON CONSOLS GOLD M. COY., Comprising: 16-inch Cylinder Winding and Pumping Engine. 10-inch Cylinder Puddling Engine, Round Rope, Winding Gear, Pumping Gear and Bob, and 106 feet 8-inch Pumps; two Cast-Iron Puddling Machines, Cornish Flue, Galloway Boiler, Steam Pipes, Poppet Legs, Housing, Crab Winch, Steel Rails, Trucks, Cages, Tanks, Flat Sheets, and a large quantity of Stores, Tools, and Sundries. The Company having ceased operations, the whole of the M. Machinery, and Plant is for Absolute Sale. By Order of the Directors. Inspection invited. Catalogues and full particulars obtainable from the Auctioneers.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1901 'Advertising', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 9 November, p. 7. , viewed 23 Jul 2019, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article207180319
  2. Hanlon Consols Co., Victorian Heritage Database, https://vhd.heritagecouncil.vic.gov.au/places/12137

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