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Report - Examination Results, London School of Printing & Kindred Trades, 25 Jul 1925 Document Reg. No: HT 8284

Examination Results Report from the London School of Printing & Kindred Trades, dated 25 July 1925. It reports that AG Maclaurin, obtained a first class certificate in Cylinder and the St Bride Bronze Medal for Machine.

Archibald Gordon Maclaurin was born in 1904 in Westham London. He trained as a printer and sought work in Australia as there were few opportunities in England; he migrated on the 'Jervis Bay' in 1928. Before migrating he commenced negotiations with the general manager of the Commonwealth Bank Note Printing Branch Fitzroy, who assisted Maclaurin in securing employment at McLaren & Co Pty Ltd Colour Printers in Fitzroy. He then moved to Spicers & Depmont Printers and Stationers before an opening came up for a machinist at the Note Printing Branch, where he worked for 32 years.

He married Constance Duffell in 1934, who had migrated from England on the 'Narkunda' with her parents and brother in 1927. Her father and brother worked for the Note Printing Branch which facilitated their meeting. They had two children, Roger and Jocelyn and lived all their lives in Essendon.
Small examination results card from London School of Printing and Kindred Trades, London listing grades achieved. Reverse side addressed to AG Maclaurin, 22 Carnarvon road, Leyton, London, postmarked 24 July 1925.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Jocelyn Maclaurin, 2004
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 8.80 cm (Width), 14.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, printing, apprenticeships, education training, printing industry, british immigration, examinations, note printing
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Migration Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Archibald Gordon Maclaurin, English Migrant, 1928
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: training & employment records
Inscriptions: London School of Printing and Kindred Trades/Formerly Saint Bride Printing School/STAMFORD STREET, LONDON, S.E.1./Examination Results
Issued By: London School of Printing & Kindred Trades, London, England, Great Britain, 25 July 1925
Issued To: Archibald Maclaurin, London, England, Great Britain, 25 July 1925

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