Mining in Lucknow

There have been four peaks in the production of gold at Lucknow, the first being 1862-1867, 1873-1889, 1892-1899 and then in the late 1920s with … Read more

The Wentworth Gold Field

William Charles (WC) Wentworth was given a substantial land grant on the Nepean River. He was one of the group of explorers who first crossed … Read more

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Henry William Newman

Henry William Newman was born in Nantes, France on 27 November 1839. Henry Newman’s grandfather was the British Consul in France and his father Robert … Read more

View of the main street of Lucknow in 1863 Image courtesy State Library of New South Wales

Lucknow, 1861 to 1878

“Lucknow is a mining township, consisting of in all some one thousand and thirty-three acres, only a very small portion of which so far has … Read more

Gold Discovery

The Lucknow goldfield was discovered in 1851. The Wentworth Main Mine is located on the eastern side of Lucknow village. Visit this historic minng site, take a walking tour around the site and see the relics of past mining heritage and continue with tour of Lucknow historic village.