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Significant numbers of Swedes arrived in Australia during the goldrushes. They sought land, employment and gold.[1]

Carl Anderson

Cosman Behrends

Carl Lagergren owned a farm at Tengsta, Stigtomta, in the county of Sodermanland, Sweden, near the city of Nykoping [2]

Maurice Linquist

Also See

Country of Origin


  1. Eureka - A Multicultural Event by Dorothy Wickham and Clare Gervasoni, http://www.ballaratheritage.com.au/articles/nationalities.html, accessed 27 March 2013.
  2. Carl Adolph Ludwig Lagergren,Book by Swedish Immigrant, MS 3867, National Library of Australia