Difference between revisions of "Country of Origin"

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The 1850s  Victorian goldfields population was comprised of many nationalities. They all lived under the British legal system in Australia, and were displeased with the unjust and confusing laws governing the goldfields. Many had fled troubles in Continental Europe and elsewhere, and had witnessed the results of oppressive tyrants and governments. Many had been Chartists and reformists in their homelands, and did not want to be repressed once again. <ref>Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., Eureka Research Directory, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.</ref>
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Revision as of 10:55, 24 March 2013

The 1850s Victorian goldfields population was comprised of many nationalities. They all lived under the British legal system in Australia, and were displeased with the unjust and confusing laws governing the goldfields. Many had fled troubles in Continental Europe and elsewhere, and had witnessed the results of oppressive tyrants and governments. Many had been Chartists and reformists in their homelands, and did not want to be repressed once again. [1]

Australia

Canada

England

France

German

Ireland

Italy

Netherlands

Poland

Scotland

United States of America

Wales


References

  1. Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., Eureka Research Directory, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.