Martin Ryan lived at Ballarat, and was recorded on the 1855 Electoral Roll, under the electoral qualification of Miner’s Right. 
Goldfields Involvement, 1854
Post 1854 Experiences
In The News
... Mr. Dunne appeared for, the following prisoners, who were likewise discharged, there being no evidence against them to warrant a committal :— Patrick Gilhooly, Walter Ryley, John Powell, Joseph Penrose, Robert Winkfield, Durald Magennes, John Quin, Edmund Burn, Wm. James Steer, Arthur Smith, Kennedy O'Brien, Martin Kinnear, Matthew Orr, Alexander Ross, Robert Leslie, George Thompson, Martin Ryan, Thomas Box, Thomas Ferdinand Tighe, and John Cahill. ...
Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.
- Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., Eureka Research Directory, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.
- The Argus, 11 December 1854.
- Hobart Colonial Times, 19 December 1854.