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==Goldfields Involvement, 1854==
 
==Goldfields Involvement, 1854==
  
James Brown leaped down a mineshaft after the Eureka Stockade. He was a sailor who was expert on the rope. He slid down 30 metres to the bottom of the shaft. Some time later he took two hours to climb back up to the surface.<ref>Blake, Gregory, ''To Pierce the Tyrant's Heart'', Australian Military History Publications, 2009, p.178.</ref>  
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James Brown leaped down a mineshaft after the ''Eureka Stockade''. He was a sailor who was expert on the rope. He slid down 30 metres to the bottom of the shaft. Some time later he took two hours to climb back up to the surface.<ref>Blake, Gregory, ''To Pierce the Tyrant's Heart'', Australian Military History Publications, 2009, p.178.</ref>  
  
 
==Post 1854 Experiences==
 
==Post 1854 Experiences==
  
:THE EUREKA VICTIMS – On Thursday morning, about 7 o’clock, the bodies of Captain Ross, [[James Brown]], Thonen, the lemonade seller, and Tom the blacksmith, who fell at the [[Eureka Stockade]], and had been buried apart from the others, were removed fro the grave from the others, were removed from the grave and placed in they containing the bodies of the others who lost their lives on the memorable 3rd of December. The removal took place in the presence of Mr Superintendent Foster, Mr Salmon, trustees of the cemetery, and Mr Lessman. The coffins were in excellent preservation. We understand that no procession will take place on Thursday next, the anniversary of the Eureka affair, but the grave of the fallen will be decorated with chaplets and flowers.<ref>02 December 1857.</ref>
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:THE EUREKA VICTIMS – On Thursday morning, about 7 o’clock, the bodies of Captain Ross, [[James Brown]], Thonen, the lemonade seller, and Tom the blacksmith, who fell at the [[Eureka Stockade]], and had been buried apart from the others, were removed from the grave and placed in they containing the bodies of the others who lost their lives on the memorable 3rd of December. The removal took place in the presence of Mr Superintendent Foster, Mr Salmon, trustees of the cemetery, and Mr Lessman. The coffins were in excellent preservation. We understand that no procession will take place on Thursday next, the anniversary of the Eureka affair, but the grave of the fallen will be decorated with chaplets and flowers.<ref>02 December 1857.</ref>
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
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James Eunson
  
 
==Further Reading==
 
==Further Reading==
  
Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. ''The Eureka Encyclopaedia'', Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.
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Corfield, J., Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. ''The Eureka Encyclopaedia'', Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.
 
 
  
 
Townsend. Helen, ''Above the Starry Frame'', Macmillan, Sydney, 2007.
 
Townsend. Helen, ''Above the Starry Frame'', Macmillan, Sydney, 2007.

Revision as of 08:29, 8 July 2019

Walter E. Pidgeon, Illustration from The Eureka Stockade by Raffaello Carboni, Sunnybrook Press, 1942, offset print.
Art Gallery of Ballarat, purchased 1994.
Memorial to those who died as a result of the Eureka Stockade located in the Eureka Stockade Memorial Gardens. Photography: Clare Gervasoni 2013.

Background

James Brown was from the United States of America.[1]

Goldfields Involvement, 1854

James Brown leaped down a mineshaft after the Eureka Stockade. He was a sailor who was expert on the rope. He slid down 30 metres to the bottom of the shaft. Some time later he took two hours to climb back up to the surface.[2]

Post 1854 Experiences

THE EUREKA VICTIMS – On Thursday morning, about 7 o’clock, the bodies of Captain Ross, James Brown, Thonen, the lemonade seller, and Tom the blacksmith, who fell at the Eureka Stockade, and had been buried apart from the others, were removed from the grave and placed in they containing the bodies of the others who lost their lives on the memorable 3rd of December. The removal took place in the presence of Mr Superintendent Foster, Mr Salmon, trustees of the cemetery, and Mr Lessman. The coffins were in excellent preservation. We understand that no procession will take place on Thursday next, the anniversary of the Eureka affair, but the grave of the fallen will be decorated with chaplets and flowers.[3]

See also

James Eunson

Further Reading

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

Townsend. Helen, Above the Starry Frame, Macmillan, Sydney, 2007.

References

  1. Blake, Gregory, To Pierce the Tyrant's Heart, Australian Military History Publications, 2009, p.178.
  2. Blake, Gregory, To Pierce the Tyrant's Heart, Australian Military History Publications, 2009, p.178.
  3. 02 December 1857.

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