Chinese Heritage in Young

Ah Geang, Quey, Ah Sing and Seng Chai are names which remain entrenched in the history of early Young as the first freehold title holders of land within the Town of Young and surrounding areas. The majority of the Chinese who came to the Lambing Flat goldfields in the 1860s originated from Canton Province, from [...]

Chinese on the Goldfields

Most of the Chinese in Australia in the 19th Century came from the Guangdong Province, the majority from the Canton Delta. The lure of gold brought them to Australia, they did not want to settle here, their aim was to provide for their families back in China. They had arrived on the rich Victorian gold [...]