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Darlot/ Lake Darlot > Darlot

Lake Darlot was discovered by L.A.Wells on 6 March 1892 as part of the Elders Expedition and was named after Leonard Hawthorn Darlot a pastoralist whose family purchased Berringarra Station property in the Murchison District in 1882.  Gold was first discovered in the area late in 1894 which started the Darlot Rush


Books of interest................

"Darlot" by Lyn Hatch
published by Plutonic Resources 1994
ISBN 0-646-41936-7

"Kanowna's Barrowman" - James Balzano
by Compton & Manners


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