Bank Of Australasia Pass Book For John Satchwell
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Bank Of Australasia Pass Book For John Satchwell

1852-1860. Vellum-covered bank pass book with brass clasp and marbled edges, customer’s name inscribed on front cover and title page, with dated transactions in ink throughout, 15.7 x 10cm. Minor foxing and soiling throughout.

Handwritten title page includes “The Bank of Australasia, Geelong [Branch]. Dr. to per contra Cr. John Satchwell.”

John Satchwell’s son, John William Satchwell (1853-1936) distinguished himself as a police inspector, councillor and Mayor of Geelong. His accomplishments include taking part in the search for the Kelly gang, as a mounted constable. Ref: Historical Internments at Brighton Cemetery.

Financial records surviving from the gold rush period in Australia are uncommon.

Item #CL187-24

Price (AUD): $990.00  Other currencies

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