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Leaflet - Conditions for Travel, Australian Commonwealth Line, 3 Apr 1928 Document Reg. No: HT 8295 2

Leaflet Conditions for Travel which accompanied Third Class (steerage) ticket for the Jervis Bay. The leaflet highlights the conditions of travel. Archibald Gordon Maclaurin immigrated to Australian on the Jervis Bay, leaving London for Melbourne on 3 April 1928.

Archie 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 slip of paper which would have accompanied ticket directing passengers to conditions of travel. White discoloured paper with red print.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Jocelyn Maclaurin, 2004
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 6.30 cm (Width), 10.10 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: british immigration, immigration, shipping lines, shipping industry, immigrant voyages, immigrant shipping, tickets
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Migration Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Archibald Gordon Maclaurin, English Migrant, 1928, Ship History - TSS Jervis Bay, 1922-1940
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: reference materials
Issued By: Australian Commonwealth Line, Australia, 3 Apr 1928
Issued To: Archibald Maclaurin, London, England, Great Britain, 3 Apr 1928
Place & Date Issued: ., London, England, Great Britain, 3 Apr 1939

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