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Birth Certificate - Constance Duffell, England, 12 Sep 1910 Document Reg. No: HT 8307

Birth Certificate for Constance Duffel, born 31 July 1910 in the sub-district of North Hackney in the district of Hackney. Constance's birth was entered into the register by James Young on 12 September 1910.

Constance migrated to Australia with her parents and brother on the 'Narkunda' in 1927 aged 17. During the voyage Connie was accommodated with another girl (a stranger) on the lower deck while her mother, father and brother were on the upper deck together. Connie suffered seasickness until reaching Gibraltar.

Her father, Thomas Duffell was brought out to work at the Commonwealth Printing Branch as an engraver and transferrer; this was common apparently for workers to be imported as there was not enough local printing expertise at the time. In 1934 she married Archibald Gordon Maclaurin who had migrated from England in 1928 and worked at the Note Printing Branch. They had two children, Roger and Jocelyn and lived all their lives in Essendon.
Certificate of Registry of Birth, small slip of beige paper with red type filled in, in black handwritten ink.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Jocelyn Maclaurin, 2004
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 11.60 cm (Width), 17.45 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, british immigration, identifications, births
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Migration Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Archibald Gordon Maclaurin, English Migrant, 1928, Constance Duffell, English Migrant, 1927
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: identification
Person Named: Miss Constance Duffell, England, Great Britain, 12 Sep 1910
Place & Date of Event: England, Great Britain, 31 Jul 1910

Date of Constance's birth

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