These events were almost regular for the early pioneers on the goldfield, as reports in the Thames papers give testimony to these sightings. A selection are included below.
Thames Advertiser 23 November 1875
Thames Star 12 June 1877
In the Thames Advertiser 14 August 1891, Grigg wrote to the paper, requesting any further information on the latest meteor that had been sighted by the residents of Thames.
There would much more excitement in the skies over Thames - thanks to the work of Mr John Grigg. But that will be kept for another story. In the meantime, a full obituary for Mr Grigg appeared in the Thames Star 21 June 1920 for those who would like to know more about this important man in Thames history.