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Passport - Issued to Evelyn May Rowell, by United Kingdom, 1920 Reg. No: HT 19
- British Passport issued to Evelyn Rowell in 1920. Evelyn migrated to Australia from England in 1921 on the Beltana. A domestic servant, she came out from Basingstoke to meet up with her sister who was already settled in Australia (and may have assisted her with her fare). Evelyn worked on a cattle station in Queensland where she met her future husband Charles Warr, who was working as a roustabout.
Evelyn and Charles had seven children and settled in Wangaratta, living a simple life, camping out with Charles working at a rope works, as well as doing some timber work and flourmilling - this was Depression time. In the 1940s, the family moved to Parkdale.
- Blue card with gold stamped British coat of arms entitled 'Passport'; includes photo and personal details.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Charles Warr, 2001
|Dimensions:||17.50 cm (Height), 0.40 cm (Width), 11.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||immigration, identifications, immigration policies, citizenship, british immigration|
|Themes this item is part of:||Migration Collection, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015|
|Secondary Classification:||Processing - Planning & Departure|
|Inscriptions:||Inscribed: PASSPORT / 269678 / Miss E. M. Rowell|
|Issued By:||United Kingdom: Government, London, England, Great Britain, 1920|
|Issued To:||Evelyn Rowell, London, England, Great Britain, 1920|
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