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Taxation Assessment Notice - Issued to AG Maclaurin, by State of Victoria, 15 Jun 1934 Document Reg. No: HT 8334

State Income Tax and Unemployment Relief Tax for AG Maclaurin for the year 1933-1934. Based on Income for the year ending 30 June 1933.

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.
Receipt slip entitled 1933-34 State Income Tax and Unemployment Relief Tax, 'Notice of Assessment, made out to Archibald Maclaurin for the amount of 5 pounds, 3 shillings and 10 pence.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Jocelyn Maclaurin, 2004
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 13.90 cm (Width), 27.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, employment, printing industry, british immigration, taxation, taxes, 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: Settlement - Employment
Tertiary Classification: financial records
Inscriptions: OFFICAL/RECEIPT./VICTORIA./1933-34 State Income Tax and Unemployment Relief Tax./(Based on Income for the year ended 30/6/33.)/Notice of Assessment.
Issued To: Archibald Maclaurin, Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 15 Jun 1934
Issued By: State Government of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 15 Jun 1934

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