Michael Noonan

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He was buried at the Ballaarat Old Cemetery on 4 September 1886. (GNG.21)

Goldfields Involvement, 1854

Noonan's wife was said to be assaulted at the time of the Eureka battle.[1]

Post 1854 Experiences

Katholisch Kapelle aus den Gravel Pit Lunis 3u Ballarat Januav 1854 by William Strutt. State Library of Victoria Collection (H12532)

Noonan claimed for compensation for being detained in custody after the Eureka Stockade. At the time of his arrest he was standing by the Catholic Chapel(St Alipius). He was held at the Camp for five days before being discharged. When taken into custody £79 of property was taken from him. Noonan lived at Ballarat, and was recorded on the 1855 Electoral Roll, under the electoral qualification of Miner’s Right.

A petition from certain persons claiming compensation for losses occasioned by the Riots at Ballarat. [2] William Adams, Thomas Allen, Thomas Bird, Edmund Burns, William Cooper, Lanty Costello, Cummins, Anne Diamond, John Donally, Patrick Donohue, Thomas Eames, John Emery, Timothy Hayes, Michael Noonan, Daniel O'Connor, Patrick Quinane, Thomas Quinn, Martin Ryan, Matthew Ryan, John Sheahan, Daniel Sweeney, David Wallace, and William Wallace [3]

See also

George Cumming

Rebecca Noonan

Further Reading

Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.

Riot at Ballarat appointed to enquire into circumstances connected with the late disturbance at Ballarat together with the evidence taken by the board laid upon the Council table by the Colonial Secretary, by Command of His Excellency the lieutenant Governor and ordered by the Council to be printed 21st November, 1854.


  1. Notes Dorothy Wickham October 2009.MFE
  2. PROV, Colonial Secretary's Correspondence, VPRS 1189 Unit 92 Item J14462
  3. PROV, VPRS 1189, Chief Secretary's Correspondence, Box 24a

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