Goldfields Involvement, 1854
According to family tradition one of the Polinelli family took part in the defence of the Eureka Stockade.
Post 1854 Experiences
In 1892 Antonio Polinelli was listed as owning four acres of vines at Dunolly, Victoria. In 1894 a Mr Polinelli was a coffin bearer for Ellen O'Neill, whose husband had fought at the Eureka Stockade as a member of the 40th Regiment.
Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.