Eureka! Life on the diggings

butchers_chambl.jpgButchers shamble, Forest Creek
S. T. Gill
Courtesy of the La Trobe Collection
State Library of Victoria
H86.7

Below I have listed some links to interesting reading about life on the diggings in the 1850s.

https://the-great-australian-gold-rush.wikispaces.com/Life+on+the+Gold+Fields+in+Australia

http://www.nla.gov.au/sites/default/files/goldfever.pdf

http://www.australia.gov.au/about-australia/australian-story/austn-gold-rush

http://www.kidcyber.com.au/gold-rush-in-australia/

http://www.sbs.com.au/gold/story.php?topicid=2

How do you think you would have survived as a child on the diggings in the 1850s?

 

 

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