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BATTLING FOR GOLD

John Marshall, adventurer, journalist, public figure and Digger's leader
on the Coolgardie-Kalgoorlie goldfield wrote of early days on the fields.

by John Marshall ( ISBN 0 85905 040 8 )

Indexed by Christine Hearne, January 2000.




 






General Index
Places and Locations
People Mentioned in the Book
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GENERAL INDEX


   
[ page numbers in yellow are illustrations ] Page No.
   
Aborigines 179
Alluvial Gold 19
Bayley's Reward Mine 62
Bogus Gold Rush 11, 29-41, 162
Camel Train 73, 119
Cement Hole 168
Cemetery Trust 87
Coolgardie Hotel 31
Coolgardie Miner Newspaper 33, 40, 91, 127
Digger's Justice 147
Dry Blow 23
Dry Blowing 19, 26
De Baun's Hotel 77
'Doing a Perish' 61
Duffer Rushes 72, 75, 152, 154, 206
Eucalyptus Rush 122, 126
Fire 46-53
Fremantle Prison 134
Funerals 83, 84
Gambling 25
Gnamma Holes 14, 164, 165, 167
Gold Digger's Association 15, 33, 34, 95
Gold Escort 105
Golden Age Newspaper 29, 33, 40, 41
Golden Sickle Nugget 152, 153-159, 161, 162
Goldfield's Scavenger (see Willy Willy)  
Goldfield's Store 183
Government Bore 23, 25, 27
Government Gazette 174
Government Railway 18
Intelligence Department 37
Ivanhoe Venture 94
Labor Party 97, 100
Lake View Consols Gold-mining Co 103
Londonderry Golden Hole 62-70
Mail Coach 31
Marvel Bar 105
McCann Rush 34-41, 154
Miner's Institute 94
Mines Department 152
Mining Act 54
Mount Black Rush 71-75
Mundaring Water Scheme 81, 82
Municipal Council 77, 87
New South Wales Lancers 191
Ninety Mile Road Distillery 90
Open-Call Exchange 115, 116
Perth Supreme Court 134
Pindinnie Rush 122, 126
Pitch and Toss 25
Police Camp 38
Post and Telegraph Office 117, 123
'Pot ' Stakes 25
Progress Committee 87
Pudding Contests 59, 60
Queen of the Earth Lease 190-194
Reserve, The 34
Reward Claim 13
Reward Mine 62, 68
Riots 182-
Robbery 103-108
Roll-Up 140-147, 184, 185
Royal Theatre 80
Sacred Slug (see Golden Sickle Nugget)  
'Shypoo' Shops 25
Storekeeper's Rushes 24, 162
Theatre Royal 80
Typhoid 46, 83, 162
Union Bank 104
Venture Syndicate 94
W.A. Prospecting Company 190
Warden's Court 65
Weddings 89-92
Western Australian Digger's Association 33, 34
Willy Willy 85

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LOCATIONS


[ page numbers in yellow are illustrations ] Page No.
   
Ballarat 190
Belle View Lease 107
Bendigo 190
Black Flag 30
Bayley Street 23, 33, 41, 48, 49, 52, 77, 133
Boulder 99, 104, 108
Boolder Road 103, 104
Broad Arrow 30
Bulong 42
Burbanks Mine 136
Cobar 190
Coolgardie 13, 14, 17, 18, 21-29, 59, 61-63, 65,
67, 70, 75-80, 87, 89, 93, 101, 102,
148, 151, 162, 163, 170, 172, 177,
178, 181, 182, 184, 190, 191, 203
Coolgardie Gaol 180
Cutmore's Well 168
Daisy Bell Reef 125, 127
Diorite King Mine 164, 170
Dundas 101
Fly Flat 25, 43, 90
Ford Street 133
Forty-Mile Rocks 101
Gold Digger's Camp 111
Golden Valley 10
Goongarrie 164
Granite Creek 166, 167, 168
Granite Rocks 165, 167
Hannans 30, 45, 51, 126, 148, 182
Hannans Lake 182, 188, 189
I.O.U. 30, 42
Ivanhoe Venture 94, 170
Kalgoorlie 17, 54, 71, 93, 99, 103, 104, 115, 117,
121, 143, 148, 156, 162, 170, 182, 205
Kanowna 149, 152, 157, 159, 162, 171, 191, 201
Kanowna Cemetery 172, 173, 174 -176
Klondyke 170
Kurnalpi 143, 149, 157, 158
Kurnalpi Road 157, 158
Lake Cowan 102
Lake Darlot 71, 75
Larkin Street 158
Londonderry Golden Hole 62, 66 -70, 190
Mayor, The 78
Mentor's Gully 143
Menzies 30
Mount Black 71, 72, 75
Mount Catherine 122, 126, 129, 177, 178, 191
Mount Ida 168
Mundaring 81
Murchison 75
New South Wales 63
New Zealand 83
Ninety Mile 164
Ninety Mile Road 90
Northam 10, 17, 18
Peak's Find 149
Perth 10, 170
'Queen of the Earth' Find 193 194
Queensland 21, 93
Roaring-Gimlet 30
Southern Cross 10, 13, 17, 21, 22, 78
White Feather 30
Widgemooltha 29, 41, 63
Whiskey Mill 90
Yirilla 178
York 17

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THE   PEOPLE


[ page numbers in yellow are illustrations ] Page No.
   
Amy 110
Anstey 10
Avery, Harry 184, 185
Bardock 130
Bayley, Arthur 13, 68, 72, 203
Bamblett, J.H.C 101, 102
Bess 114
Black, Thomas 178 -181
Bower, Tom (storekeeper) 143, 145
Brennan, Miss 91
Bull 143-145
Burns, Mrs 91
Colreavy, Bernard Norbert 10
Dick 114
Dr. S 181
Dundas 101
Dwyer, Malachi 97, 98
Dwyer, Miss 91
Elder, Sir Thomas 130
Elliot, Tom 150
Evans 190
Faahan, Mrs 91
Farrell, Richard 178 -181
Fingall, Lord 68
Finnerty (The Warden) 21, 36, 40, 51, 52, 55, 56, 174, 176
Forrest, John, Sir  76-82, 141
Fouracre, Jack 164 -170
Fraser 10
Gerald, Michael 122, 125, 127, 180
Glass 9
Hickey, Miss 91
Hughes, Patrick 164 -170
Huxley 65, 66
Jenkins, Rev 162
Jim 114
Kennedy, Miss 91
Lindsay, W.H. (mining agent) 65, 66
Linton, "Scotty" (Auctioneer) 116
Loch, Sir Henry 59
Long, Father 152, 153, 154-162
Macleod, Duncan 90
Mahomet, Goulam 130, 133
Mahomet, Tagh 130, 133
Marshall, John 2, 6, 8, 15, 34
McAuliffe, Jerry 149, 150, 191
McCann 30, 34 -41, 155
McDonald, James 182, 184 189
McDonald, Mrs 185, 187
McGregor, David 191 -194
McKenna, (Police Inspector) 36, 40, 136
Mentor, Billy 144
Merry, Bill 128
Merry, bros 122
Merry, Syd 126, 127
Mills, John 63-66, 68
Mining Registrar 56
Minister of Lands (see Charles Moran)  
Minister of Mines 172, 174
Mitchell, John 136
Moran, Charles (MP) 93 -100
Noble, Bess 114
Noble, Dick 114
Noble, Harry 109 -114
Paull, John 136
Riseley 10
Robins, Ned 126, 127, 128
Roxburgh, Archibald 191 -194
Ruse 143, 145
Salisbury, Lord (Premier of England) 59
Saunders, Clara 90, 91
'Smiler' (reporter) 91
Smith, Miss 91
Smith, Sergeant 174, 175
Stokes, Sergeant 128, 177, 180
Sub-Inspector of Police 107, 108
Timon 200
Trestrail, Thomas, Rev 87, 90
Twomey 10
Weston, Fred 191-194
Williams, Arthur 90, 92
Winter 143-147

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