Edward King (Ned) WilliamsPrint Page
A white marble drinking fountain, erected by his friends commemorates the work of `Ned` Williams who took a leading part in the transformation of a swampy waste into Lake Wendouree and the promotion of aquatic and `other manly sports`.
|Address:||Wendouree Drive, View Point, Ballarat, 3350|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.553733|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Designer:||W. Morris & Son|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1901|
Ned Williams born at Bristol, England November 4th 1825, Died at Ballarat September 7th 1900.
His heart was kind and true. He took a leading part in transforming Wendouree from a swampy waste into a picturesque lake and was ever foremost in establishing and promoting aquatic and other manly sports.
Erected by the Friends of Edward King [Ned] Williams.
In commemoration of his qualities as a pioneer citizen, oarsman, athlete, and sportsman