Goldfields: Women & Children
Roles and Responsibilties of Women
Tents on the goldfields
There were only men on the goldfields at first.Then their family join them at the tents on the goldfields.
Women panning for gold
Some women would help looking for gold.
On the goldfields,some women own shops.
Women and Children's health
On the goldfields, women and children had been in terrible health.When women gave birth to a child they could die.The children died from diseases like dysentery and cholera , because of the lack of fresh water. The women and children on the goldfields started to drink muddy water in the goldfields.They also died because of their weaker immune in their body.