Chapter 4 [The Story of the Eureka Stockade, by John Lynch]

[Editor: This is a chapter from The Story of the Eureka Stockade by John Lynch.] IV The Hon. Peter Lalor Having thus far sketched, as briefly as the nature of the subject would permit, the sequence of events from the beginning of the agitation for reform at Bendigo till its culmination at the Eureka Stockade, […]

Chapter 3 [The Story of the Eureka Stockade, by John Lynch]

[Editor: This is a chapter from The Story of the Eureka Stockade by John Lynch.] III A justification of the outbreak Turning next to the peace party, we discover a miscellaneous assortment. We admit that a large number of them shrank from strong measures in obedience to principle — from an inborn submissiveness to so-called […]

Chapter 2 [The Story of the Eureka Stockade, by John Lynch]

[Editor: This is a chapter from The Story of the Eureka Stockade by John Lynch.] II The leaders The burning of Bentley’s hotel marks a distinct epoch, and synchronises with the beginning of the monster meetings. Minor meetings there had been frequently, in which choice specimens of robust English were employed upon local topics. The […]

Chapter 1 [The Story of the Eureka Stockade, by John Lynch]

[Editor: This is a chapter from The Story of the Eureka Stockade by John Lynch.] The Story of the Eureka Stockade I The causes of the outbreaks That epic incident in colonial history, known as the Eureka Stockade, has been already treated of so fully by the accomplished historian of Ballarat that but little remains […]

Foreword [The Story of the Eureka Stockade, by John Lynch]

[Editor: This is a chapter from The Story of the Eureka Stockade by John Lynch.] Foreword This is a first-hand — but little known account of Eureka, written by John Lynch, who was one of Peter Lalor’s captains in the Eureka Stockade. He wrote his story of the insurrection in the Catholic Monthly, “Austral Light,” […]