|Worthing's Town Hall where Alfred Sweeny was once employed.|
|STEYNE LIBRARY TO THE LEFT|
In the aftermath of the court case and scandal the grand old building, together with all its furnishings and contents, was seized by Council authorities and Alfred placed in a debtors prison. Ann and the children were left with the clothing they stood in, reliant on the charity of others.
Then finally on to Melbourne in Victoria where we find the four sisters who arrived within three years of each other on three different ships.
|Tented cities on the outskirts of Melbourne.|
While some trudged others traveled in style to the gold fields
The diggings, like the miners themselves, were rough affairs