Adams, Robert Dudley

Businessman and poet who took out mining rights across Sydney in 1874, leading to the establishment of the Balmain colliery. He lived with his family at the cottage they built, Fernlee, at Snails Bay, Balmain.

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Born
Born at sea, aboard a Dutch packet ship
09 Jul 1829 - 29 Jul 1829
Arrived Sydney
21 Sep 1851
Died
Fernlee, Snails Bay
05 Apr 1912
Name
Birth
Herbert, Robert Dudley Sidney Powys
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Alpha Crucis
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