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Passenger Ticket - Issued to Allan Family, Orient Line, 28 Apr 1948 Document Reg. No: SH 990446

Summary:
Tourist B Class Passenger Ticket issued to the Allan family by the Orient Line on 28 April 1948. Mr and Mrs W. E. Allan and their son David, who was aged six, immigrated to Australia from England on the Orient Line ship RMS Ormonde, departing London on 21 May 1948. They were sponsored by an 'Uncle Fred' and first settled in Tasmania before moving to Melbourne.
Description:
Green passenger ticket for the Orient Line. It consists of a front cover, a back cover and two pages inside. The front cover has some black text on it and a stylised image of an anchor. The back cover also has black printed text. Inside there is extensive black printed text as well as some hand written text in blue pen. The ticket has two holes in it near the spine.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr David Allan, 1999
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 12.00 cm (Height), 17.50 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: immigration, immigrant voyages, immigrant shipping, luggage, migration settlement, english immigration
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Transport Collection, Orient Steam Navigation Company Limited (Orient Line), 1879-1909
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: tickets
Inscriptions: On front cover - M/ ORIENT LINE/ TOURIST "B" CLASS/ PASSENGERS' TICKET On back cover - [Extensive text] Inside - [Extensive text]
Issued By: Orient Line, England, Great Britain, 28 Apr 1948
User: Mr David Allan, 21 May 1948

Used by David Allan and his family when they immigrated to Australia from England in 1948.
Place Used: Orient Steam Navigation Company Limited (Orient Line), 21 May 1948

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