Present in the Goldfields at the time of the Uprising.  Frances Hooley was well known for her charity in helping those less fortunate.  It can be assumed Frances played a pivotal community role providing voluntary social work to those in her community before and after the Eureka Uprising.  Frances lived a long life and passed away in 1912 bearing witness to pivotal events in Australian history not only the Eureka Uprising but also events around the 1891 economic Depression, 1894 South Australian State being the second in the world to allow women the right to vote, and 1901 Federation.