GoldRush Online

This site, by Kae Lewis, has a searchable Goldminer’s database to 50,000+ gold-miners 1861-1872. There is also information and images detailing the methods used to obtain gold in the gold rushes of the 1800s. Records include:
• Otago Mining Records 1861-1866
• Thames Mining Records 186 -1872
Note: Many of these gold miners came for a short time from Australia.

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