Posts Tagged ‘history’

Apr 9

Does anyone know?

Does anyone know?

Does anyone have any information for Mary? Hello BE Net, I am a descendant of David and Mary Cox who arrived in Melbourne on board the Ontario in 1854, with their son, Walter Cox (a.k.a. Walter Scrivener), aged 7 years. They were living in the Ballarat East area when their daughter, Rose Cox (later married […]

May 24

Joseph Pendennis Roff, Photographer

Recently an album of photographs has come to light at the City of Ballarat Library. Librarian Edith Fry dug a little deeper into it and found some great links with Ballarat East. The Front Cover of the album in the City of Ballarat Library Australiana Research room. Joseph Pendennis Roff, the photographer, was born in […]

Nov 11

Do you know?

This email just in from Lynton: Hi BE Net My dad was born in Ballarat East in July 1921. His father and mother married there and his father and grandfather were miners. Was there a hospital at Ballarat East? Lynton Shannon Thanks Lynton, we are unaware of a hospital in this area, however during the […]

Apr 4

BE Tours

We are really keen to support visitors to our area in the hope that if more people are aware of its natural beauty and the stories it has to tell about our history then people more be more willing to support good planning here. What we would like you to do is tell us what […]

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