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Jong Ah Siug Jong Ah Siug i(A103989 works by)
Born: Established: ca. 1837 ; Died: Ceased: 1900 Sunbury, Sunbury area, Sunbury - Kyneton area, Melbourne, Victoria,
Gender: Male
Heritage: Chinese
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Jong Ah Siug was a miner on the goldfields of Bendigo during the nineteenth century. After a dispute with neighbours he faced legal proceedings and was eventually declared insane. He was incarcerated at Sunbury Asylum for thirty-three years. During that time he learnt English and wrote an autobiographical account of his experiences in a mixture of English, Pidgin and Cantonese.

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