Swedish Charlie pushed a Chinese man into a mineshaft, fled Bendigo | history podcast

Tom O'Callaghan
By Tom O'Callaghan
Updated June 7 2022 - 10:39pm, first published June 3 2022 - 5:45pm
DEADLY FIGHT: Swedish Charlie legged it after breaking a man's back in a senseless fight. His friends faced charges too, as the below Bendigo Advertiser report shows. Pictures: DARREN HOWE, TROVE

A CHINESE miner plunged down a Spring Gully mineshaft, 166 years ago.

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Tom O'Callaghan

Tom O'Callaghan

Journalist

I grew up in Bendigo and I want to tell your stories.