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CHINESE MINING
1922 Map of Area
This Map has been used to identify the known area's of Chinese Occupation, as the Chinese still occupied the area up until the early 1930's this map is best suited to show their occupation over time. (371)
SIN KIN
MA-01
Mining Interest: Claim
Tambaroora Creek
1922 Map (371) (Note)
HOY KEE
MA-01
Mining Interest: Claim
Tambaroora Creek
1922 Map (371) (Note)
ONE HOY
MA-01
Mining Interest: Water Race
Tambaroora Creek
1922 Map (371) (Note)
MA-02
MA-03 Hong Kong Line
Between Newmans Gully and Red Hill, the Hong Kong Line runs approximately in a NE to SW direction across Tambaroora Creek down thru Lots 51, 52, 71 and 72 before changing direction to the SE and entering an un-named gully. It was reported as joining Wythes (Whites) Line at Knight and Partys lease.

The Line was named after the departure Port from which the Chinese came to Australia.

1872 saw the name change to the Ajax Line when a Mr. McEachern started the Ajax Gold Mining Company and renamed the Line in favour of the new Company.

Image: Hong Kong/Ajax, Denmark and Whites Line Shaft Layout

Location: (Note) 1922 Map (371)
MA-04 Canton Line
located in Golden Gully this Line was one of the very few where the Chinese undertook to reef mine. Some of these undertakings proved very rewarding for those who undertook the risks.
Named after the province in which the vast majority of the Chinese came from.
Location: (Note) 1922 Map (371)
MA-05
AH GAY
MA-06
Mining Interest: 983 - GL
Location: (Note) 1922 Map (371)
WAH YET
MA-07
Mining Interest: 1208 - GL
Location: (Note) 1922 Map (371)
MA-08 Tailings Mound
South Side of Red Hill
These mounds have been methodically stacked
Location: (Note) 1922 Map (371)
MA-09 Tailings Mound
Believed to be Chinese of origin
Yes
Location: (Note) 1922 Map (371)
AH TONG and Others
MA-10
Mining Interest: 752 - GL
Location: (Note) 1922 Map (371)
LO CUM
MA-11
Mining Interest: 4368 - GL
Location: (Note) 1922 Map (371)