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Marriage Certificate - Issued to Archibald Gordon Maclaurin & Constance Duffel, State of Victoria, 1 Jan 1934 Document Reg. No: HT 8319

Marriage Certificate for Archibald Gordon Maclaurin and Constance Duffel, dated 1st January 1934.

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.
Certificate of marriage, State of Victoria, Commonwealth of Australia, for Archibald Gordon Mclaurin and Constance Duffell. Parish listed as Essendon, religious denomination as Anglican. Dated1 January 1934.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Jocelyn Maclaurin, 2004
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 20.90 cm (Width), 27.20 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: british immigration, immigration, settlement, families, marriage customs rites, weddings, certificates
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Archibald Gordon Maclaurin, English Migrant, 1928, Constance Duffell, English Migrant, 1927
Primary Classification: GOVERNANCE
Secondary Classification: Citizenship & Identification
Tertiary Classification: weddings
Inscriptions: In the State of Victoria. In the Commonwealth of Australia./FOURTH SCHEDULE, ACTS Nos. 2691 and 2720.-FORM B./CERTIFICATE OF MARRIAGE. [B.
Issued To: Archibald Maclaurin, Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 1 Jan 1934
Issued To: Miss Constance Duffell, Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 1 Jan 1934
Issued By: State Government of Victoria, Victoria, Australia, 1 Jan 1934
Issued By: Commonwealth of Australia, Australia, 1 Jan 1934

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