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John Reid at Wiley's mine
John Reid at Wiley's mine
(later known as South Kembla)

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 *A - F  
Bass George Explorer/Naturalist Reported Illawarra's first coal 1774 - 1803
Brownlee William Landowner Brownlees Seam, Tongarra 1893
Brownlee Murray Manager, Tongarra Mine 1904
Campbell Mine Manager & Superintendent Corrimal Colliery
David Prof. Edgeworth Geologist
Fullager. R. Manager, Tongarra Mine Excelsior Collieries take over 1943
Flinders Matthew Surveyor/Hydrographer 1774 - 1814
   *G - O  
Hale Thomas Mine Owner/Manager
Harper L.F. Geological Surveyor
Harper Charles Mine Manager Coalcliff & Metrop.
Hindmarsh NSW Chief Inspector

Father of George Mason & John Hindmash

Hindmarsh George Mason Superintendent of AIS Mines
Hindmarsh John Manager, Metropolitan Colliery

Jones Wyndham
Keene W. Gov. Examiner of Coalfields Reported on Bellambi & Mt Keira Mines
plus "a drift 4 miles sth of Dapto"
Lang Andrew Landowner West Dapto, Langs Coal seam 1911
Lang J.D. Rev. Dr. Andrew's son
Mackenzie John Examiner of Coal Fields 1875/1884/1888
O'Brien Cornelius Land owner 300 acres (grant) at Bulli 1821
Osborne Henry Land owner 1803 - 1859
Owen E.W.
Owen Percy Landowner Tongarra Mine developer after W. Brownlee 1908
Owen Robert Judge Land owner 1841 - 1846
   *P - Z  
Pittman Edward Fisher Gov. Geologist & U/Secretary for Mines 1912
Pringle Opened up #1 seam on Mt Keira
Reid John Started Wiley's Mine (Sth Kembla) Turn of century
Roberts G. Manager, Tongarra Mine after A. Smith from May 1947
Rowan James Inspector of Collieries
Saywell Thomas Merchant & Developer

Developed Sth. Bulli, Sth. Clifton & Clifton mines. Built Bellambi jetty.

1837 - 1928
Shoobert James Retired sea captain 1849
Shoebridge John Asst. Superintendent SMRS. Manager, Bulli Main
Smith A. Manager, Tongarra Mine after R. Fullager, before G. Roberts mid 1940's
Vickery Ebenezer Land and mine owner
Westmacott Robert Marsh Captain Purchased land from C. O'Brien 1836
Wiley Opened up #1 seam near Mt Keira
Wylie John Landowner 2000 acres Dunlop Vale @ Mullet Ck

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