Arrived on the Goldfields in August 1854 a few months prior to the Eureka Uprising. Nanny lived with her husband who was a miner near Durham and English Streets Ballarat. Nanny would have been among many invisible support roles play by Eureka woman. She would have been privy to personal conversations regarding her husband John’s membership in the Miner’s Association as well as his involvement in the local MUIOOF Lodge.
Nanny is buried in the Ballarat New Cemetery Weslyan A Section 18 Grave 38