The Cornish Miner Print Page
Statue erected in appreciation of the efforts of all the underground miners of Bendigo and District. Cornishmen and their descendants formed the majority of these miners.
|Address:||Lyttleton Terrace , Bendigo, 3550|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.75915|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Designer:||Ruth Lyon (artist)|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1996|
The Cornish Miner
Erected in appreciation of the endeavours of all the underground miners of Bendigo and District who created the economy from which grew a beautiful city, thus leading to further developments and helping to provide the base for Victoria to become an industrial State.
Cornishmen and their descendants formed a majority of these miners.
Erected by the Greater Bendigo on behalf of its Citizens and the Cornish Association of Bendigo and District
Chief Commissioner Peter Ross-Edwards A.M. Cornish Association President - George A. Ellis
Commissioner Maxine Crouch Secretary - Leanne LLoyd
Commisioner Maurice Sharkey Artist - Ruth Lyon
Chief Executive Officer Peter Seamer
Proudly supported by the Bendigo Bank, the Frances and Harold Abbott Association
administered by Sandhurst Trustees Limited, A. Giannarelli and Sons, Stonemasons
and George A. and Edna M. Ellis