interior St Patricks Catholic Church at Addisons Flat
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St Patricks Catholic Church at Addisons Flat, interior view of altar (print by courtesy of Cobb ROBERTSON).
The Addison Flat goldfield was situated 11 miles to the north east of Charleston and only 8 miles south of Westport, in the peak of the gold strike there were 7,000 people living in the area, most of them gold miners and their families.