Laurent Roustan

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Born Marseilles, France

Goldfields Involvement, 1854

Post 1854 Experiences


The death of Mr Laurent Roustan of Gordon was recorded in 1901.

He 'died on Tuesday morning from paralysis, aged 66 years. Native of Marseilles, France. On landing in Victoria he journeyed to Ballarat and took part in the historic Eureka riot and other stirring scenes enacted there in 1854. Came to Gordon in 1858.[1]

In the News

See Also

Further Reading

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


  1. Gordon Advertiser 15 February 1901

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