Abernethy, Aberargie and Dron News

Last date for submissions

31st October 2017

Date of publication

1st December 2017

DID YOU KNOW.....

FROM HERE TO THE GOLD MINES IN AUSTRALIA

Thomas Drummond Wanliss (1830 -1923) former proprietor of the Ballarat Star, died in Edinburgh on the 20.4.1923.

Thomas Drummond Wanliss migrated to the Ballarat gold mines from Abernethy in 1850 and later became a community and business leader, author, member ofthe legislative council and founder of the Ballarat Star newspaper.