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A grave commemorates John Basson Humffray who led in Ballarat the constitutional struggle for political reform in Victoria, and was the first member of Parliament for West Ballarat and the first Minister for Mines.
|Address:||Macarthur Street, Old Cemetery, Ballarat, 3550|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.54967|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Sub-Theme:||Government - Colonial|
Sacred to the memory of the Hon. John Basson Humffray who led in Ballarat the constitutional struggle for political reform in Victoria
was the first member for West Ballarat (Grenville) in the reformed Parliament and the first Minister for Mines for the said colony
Born at Newtown, Montgomeryshire, North Wales 17th April 1823
Died in Ballarat 18th March 1891
Y da wneir ydyw ein hoes ac wrth hyn bydd cwerth einioes
This tablet and grave enclosure were erected by the public in memory of valuable services