Location #193. Canton Coal Mine.
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|Note||Date||Short Description||Note Text|
|2331||1878||Mine location.||Right bank of Bannockburn Creek, eastern side of the inlet, opposite Slaughteryard Hill. Very close to the Excelsior No 2 Coal Mine (Parcell & Gibson) approx 0.8 km from the Kawarau River.|
|2332||1878||General Note.||The mine is mentioned in Heart of the Desert ( J P Parcell ) but no details provided. Ah Kew is listed in Stones directory as a coal pit proprietor/.|
|2333||1892||Stones directory listing for Ah Kew.||Ah Kew listed in Stones directory as being a gardener and herbalist - Chinese doctor living in Cromwell. He also acted as an interpreter.|
|2334||1893||Death of Ah Kew||Ah Kew died on 26 Oct 1893. He was accidentally poisoned after eating pigs trotters that he had cooked for himself. He is buried in the Cromwell cemetery.|
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|Image Id||Source||Date||Short Description|
|773||Paul Crump - Bannockburn||2002||Bannockburn Inlet - looking east.||View Image|