Ophir, New South Wales
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The Hatton brothers, Will and Jack, and Edward Hargraves found payable gold in February 1851 at the Ophir gold diggings, located at the confluence of Summer Hill Creek and Lewis Ponds Creek . Hargraves was awarded £10,500 (worth $1,125,434 in 2004 values) by the NSW Government.
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