Moonta Mines Stories

Elizabeth Woolcock

The only female to be hanged in South Australia at the Adelaide Gaol.

Kate Cocks

In 1915, Kate Cocks and Annie Ross were sworn in as South Australia’s first Women Police.

The Great Oggie Hunt

The story of the iconic Cornish Pasty.

Pickey Boys

The job of the pickey boys was to sort the ore when it was brought to the surface.

The Cornish ‘Piskey’

The Cornish Piskey was a figment of the imagination of the superstitious.

The Box Mangle

Box mangles were lent to the widow whose husbands had been killed while working for the Company.

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