Edward Hargraves Life

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Edward Hargraves Life

  1. 1. Edward Hargraves Life By: Yilmaz
  2. 2. Edwards Birth <ul><li>Edward was born in Gosport, Hampshire, England in October 7 1916. </li></ul><ul><li>He was the son of Lieutenant John Edward Hargraves and his wife Elizabeth. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Gold discovery <ul><li>On February 12 th 1851, Edward discovers gold near Bathurst at Summer Hills Creek. </li></ul><ul><li>He called the goldfield Ophir. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Rewards <ul><li>After Edward discovered gold he was appointed Commissioner of Crown Land, he also was given £10000 from the NSW government and £5000 from the Victorian government although funds froze because of protests from James Tom but Edward still got £2381. </li></ul>
  5. 5. After Gold Discovery <ul><li>After he discovered gold Edward Travelled back to England where he meet the Queen. </li></ul><ul><li>When he returned to Australia the NSW government granted him a pension. </li></ul><ul><li>He also wrote a book that got published in 1855. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Death <ul><li>Before his death, a second enquiry found that Edward Hargraves was not the first person to find gold in Australia, in fact it was John Lister and James Tom who discovered gold first. </li></ul><ul><li>Edward was 75 when he died in 1891. </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Websites from which I got info and pictures from. <ul><li>www.copacabana-p.schools.nsw.edu.au </li></ul><ul><li>australia.stumpe.org </li></ul><ul><li>en.wikipedia.org </li></ul><ul><li>gutenberg.net.au </li></ul><ul><li>www.adb.online.anu.edu.au </li></ul><ul><li>www.sbs.com.au </li></ul>
  8. 8. &quot;One and all, however, derided me, and treated my views and opinions [as those] of a madman,&quot; he wrote. But he went forth regardless.

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