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Henry Ross

Australian Gold Miner
Male
Born 1829
Hometown City of Toronto
Died Dec 5, 1854
Death Place Ballarat

Captain Henry Ross was a Canadian gold miner at Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, and was known on the goldfields as the 'bridegroom' of the miners flag, the Southern Cross, the Eureka Flag. Henry Ross was born in Toronto, Upper Canada, and probably arrived at Melbourne on the Magnolia, in November 1852, along with Charles Doudiet and three other Canadians.… Read More

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1829 Birth Born in 1829.

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1852 23 Years Old Henry Ross was born in Toronto, Upper Canada, and probably arrived at Melbourne on the Magnolia, in November 1852, along with Charles Doudiet and three other Canadians.
There is no evidence of who exactly designed the Eureka Flag, but it was Ross who took the design to three women - Anastasia Withers, Anne Duke and Anastasia Hayes - to ask them to sew it and have it ready in time for the meeting taking place at Bakery Hill at 2.00pm on Wednesday the 29 November 1854.
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