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Book - 'The New Testament', Oxford University Press, 1848 Object Reg. No: HT 7814

New Testament brought from England to Australia by Susannah Nicholls in 1923. This Bible was published by University Press, Oxford in 1848. 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.
Black book with cloth cover, embossed with gold lettering on spine. Front pages inscribed and paper edges gilded.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms. Gillian Borrack, 2004
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: 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
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Brought Goods
Tertiary Classification: religious materials
Inscriptions: On spine: 'New Testament'
Publisher: Oxford University Press, London, England, Great Britain, 1848
User: Susannah Nicholls, England, Great Britain, circa 1880-1923
User: Susannah Nicholls, Victoria, Australia, 1923-1929

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