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Receipt - Passport for John Woods, 1957 Document Reg. No: HT 1055

Summary:
Receipt issued by the Chief Migration Officer, Australia House, London, to John William Woods for surrender of his passport to the Chief Migration Officer. Assisted migrants to Australia were required to surrender their passport to the Australian Government for two years, and issued with a replacement identity document, until they had completed two years residency in Australia.

Issued to intending immigrants Barbara and John Woods, who migrated from Buckinghamshire on the MV Fairsea in 1957. The Barbara and John Woods Collection comprises documents and photographs that provide a comprehensive insight into the Woods' immigration experience, from the issuing of their passage tickets, to their arrival in Melbourne.
Description:
One page quarto printed and typed form.
Acquisition Information:
Donation, 2002
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: assisted immigration, immigrant voyages, immigration, shipping lines, ten pound tourists
Themes this item is part of: Barbara & John Woods, British Migrants, 1957, Transport Collection, Post World War II British Migration to Australia
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: identification
Issued By: Commonwealth of Australia, London, England, Great Britain, 1957
Issued To: Mr. John Woods, Little Missenden, Buckinghamshire, England, Great Britain, 1957

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