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Golden Raub: Williams Story Victor Bibby

Golden Raub: Williams Story

Victor Bibby

Published December 7th 2014
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A biography of William Bibby engineer, innovator, gold miner and pioneer who became a legend in his time.Unmarked and forgotten graves, an old pickle jar, a stamp shoe worn to a slipper, abandoned mines in Victoria and remotest Queensland, floodsMoreA biography of William Bibby engineer, innovator, gold miner and pioneer who became a legend in his time.Unmarked and forgotten graves, an old pickle jar, a stamp shoe worn to a slipper, abandoned mines in Victoria and remotest Queensland, floods and rebellion. All are stops and clues along the way as Victor Bibby treads in the footsteps of a gold mining pioneer to discover long-lost relatives and the truths about his own family. Bringing alive an historical account of life on the goldfields and events that made colonial history. A fascinating tale of a toolmaker from industrial England who created a new life in Australia as an engineer, innovator and gold miner before struggling against the odds to find fame and fortune as a mining pioneer in the Malayan jungle.