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Book - Common Prayer Hymns, Oxford University Press, circa 1900 Reg. No: HT 7813
- Book of Common Prayer Hymns brought from England to Australia by Susannah Nicholls in 1923. This Bible was published by Oxford University Press. William and Susannah Nicholls, their two children Margaret and John and Will's uncle John Spence migrated to Australia in 1923. In Australia the family first moved to Walwa in North Eastern Victoria, where Will was appointed as a teacher. They then moved to Pearcedale on the Mornington Peninsula, as Will was keen to try farming. The farming was unsuccessful, and both Will and Susannah returned to teaching.
- Book with black cloth padded cover, embossed with gold lettering on spine. Front page inscribed and paper edges gilded.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms. Gillian Borrack, 2004
|Tagged with:||immigration, assisted immigration, religions, settlement, immigration policies, british immigration, brought goods|
|Themes this item is part of:||Susannah Nicholls, English Migrant, 1923, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Migration Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Travel - Brought Goods|
|Tertiary Classification:||religious materials|
|Inscriptions:||Text, front cover: COMMON PRAYER/HYMNS.|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press, London, England, Great Britain, circa 1900|
|User:||Susannah Nicholls, England, Great Britain, circa 1900-1923|
|User:||Susannah Nicholls, Victoria, Australia, 1923-1929|