Goldfields: Women & Children
By Marko V
The numbers of women were forever changing. there were hardly any woman when it first started. then in 1854 there were at least 4023 woman. The women had to do all the housework, cooking and washing for their family.
More than 200 children died on the goldfields because of the dirty water. they had to drink muddy water because people couldn't afford clean water. lot's of women
Roles and Responsibilities of woman in the Goldfields
The women on the goldfields had to do all housework. The woman had o do the washing, iron the clothes, look after the children and also cook and get water from the river.