6th April 1894 William Ninness was granted a Goldfields Homestead Lease No 4107 which was 5 acres at Stockholm. Typically the GH Leases were either 1/2 acres, 5 acres or 40 acres depending on how far out from Charters Towers the lease was located and there were tight conditions on improving the property with substantional fencing, residence etc once the lease was surveyed.
1895 Queensland State Electoral Roll has William Ninnes as residing at Stockholm. (note the single S in Ninness)
1900 Queensland State Electoral Roll has William Ninnes at the corner of Marion & Miner Streets Charters Towers.