PETER LALOR

THE LEADER WHO LEAD TO JUSTICE

Peter Lalor was the leader of the miners they made him their leader they intrusted him with leading them to victory.

Peter's Life

  • Born in Ireland 1827
  • Died 1889
  • One of 12 children
  • His father was Patrick Lalor
  • Peter had a wife,daughter and a son
  • His wife and daughter both died soon after each other
  • He migrated to Australia in 1854

The Eureka Stockade

  • Peter Lalor was the leader of the Miners
  • The Stockade was created by the miner's fighting against the soldiers
  • They took a stand and eventually the miner's won
  • 4 soldiers died and 30 miner's died
  • Peter ran from the battle. he then was abused and lost an arm

Peter's later life

  • After the stockade Peter took on the role of fighting for the miners rights
  • He did this until the day his wife and daughter died

THE BETRAYAL

  • Peter Lalor was not helping the miners but hindering like when he ran from the battle.
  • he forced the miners to burn the licences when they could be punished severely.

ACHEIVEMENTS

  • Being on the gold fields
  • Being a father
  • Being a leader
  • mining for gold

CHALLENGES

  • Losing an arm in battle
  • surviving the stockade
  • Being in political events such as court and government meetings
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THE EUREKA HOTEL

  • The Eureka hotel was burned down by a crowd of angry miners