Location 506
Location #506 - Coal Mine Prospecting Shaft
Map 5



Doctors Flat


Location #506 - Coal Mine Prospecting Shaft Doctors Flat, west of the Bannockburn Hotel

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1 1887 William Richard Parcell (1) and Evan Jones Details


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Note Date Short Description Note Text
3592 1887 General notes. About this time William Richard Parcell (1) and Evan Jones sunk a coal prospecting shaft on Doctors Flat. The shaft was located was approx 100 yds (91m) west of the Bannockburn Hotel. It is not known how deep this shaft was, and it appears that no coal was found as the shaft was abandoned.


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