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The Gold Rush
James Esmond
By Angela James William Esmond,
a gold discoverer, was born on 11th April 1822 at Enniscorthy , Ireland. He is Michael Esmonds son. James Esmond Where he migrated to He migrated to Port Phillp in the 1840,
Worked on Westernport stations and then drove to mail coach between Bunniyong and the horsesham region Port Phillp Bunniyong The news of having gold in California In 1849 he heard of the news about
gold in California and decided
to try his luck there.
He arrived too late to plan
much on his own as the best
claims were occupied, so he worked
as an overseer. In 1850 he sailed for Sydney. A rush for gold After a while many people left
Victoria to rush for gold
in New South Wales.
They came from China, America, England,
Ireland, Scotland, Germany, Italy
and other European countries. A reward He decided to advertise in the newspaper
that the first person to
find gold within 200 miles
of Melbourne would receive
a reward of 200 guineas.
Gold was found in Victoria was firstly
in Warrandyte and Clunes. First person James Esmond was the first person
to find gold in Victoria in Clunes on
June 11th 1851. He went
to Melbourne to buy iron for a cradle
and returned through Geelong
where on 15 July he told Clarke
the locality of the find. Gold On 22 August Esmond sent
Clarke fourteen ounces (435grams)
of gold which were later sold
in Melbourne, the first marketed in Victoria.   Facts 1) A famous entertainer was Lola Montez
2) Diggers didn't work on Sundays.
3) Food was difficult and expensive to buy.
4) Licences were use to keep control over diggers.
5) Panning was a way to find gold.
6) Unfairness was most common to Chinese . Sites I used http://adb.anu.edu.au http://www.victoria.org.au How did James Esmondfind the gold mine and how did the news spread across and people started going to Victoria? James William Esmond,
a gold discoverer,
was born on 11 April 1822
at Enniscorthy, Ireland.
He is Michael Esmond's son. James Esmond He migrated to Port Phillip in 1840,
worked on Westernport stations and then drove mail coach between Buninyong and the Horsham area. Esmond returned to Buninyong, and took work as a contractor digging post holes. Migration In 1849 he heard of the news
about gold in California and decided
to try his luck there. He arrived too
late to plan much on his own as
the best claims were occupied, so he
worked as an overseer. In 1850 he sailed for Sydney.James Esmond travelled on the same ship as Edward Hargraves, the man credited with first discovering gold. The news The rush for gold After a while many people left
Victoria to rush for gold in
New South Wales. They came from China,
America, England, Ireland, Scotland, Germany,
Italy and other European countries to search for gold. He decided to advertise in the newspaper
that the first person to find gold within
200 miles of Melbourne
would receive a reward of 200 guineas. Gold was found in Victoria was firstly in Warrandyte and Clunes. First person James Esmond was the first person
to find gold in Victoria in Clunes on June
11th 1851. On 22 August Esmond sent Clarke fourteen
ounces (435grams) of gold which were later
sold in Melbourne, the first marketed in Victoria. Facts 1) Food was difficult and expensive to buy.
2) A famous entertainer was Lola Montez.
3) Diggers didn't work on Sundays.
4) Most single diggers lived in tents.
5) Licences were use to keep control over miners
6) Panning was a way to find gold Sites I used http://www.victoria.org.au http://adb.anu.edu.au My Question Thanks for listening
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