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Passenger Contract Ticket - SS Beltana, P&O Line, Third Class, 1921 Document Reg. No: HT 20

Passenger Contract Ticket for the SS Beltana, P&O Line, Third Class. It was issued to Evelyn May Rowell when she migrated to Australia from England in 1921. 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.
Paper ticket with black type and completed in black ink.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Charles Warr, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 28.50 cm (Height), 0.10 cm (Width), 19.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, shipping lines, tickets, migration settlement, british immigration, maritime history, shipping industry, thomas nix
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Transport Collection, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: tickets
Inscriptions: Printed: No 13. P. & O. BRANCH SERVICE / To AUSTRALIA via THE CAPE (extensive text)
Issued By: P & O Lines of Australia Pty Ltd, London, England, Great Britain, 1921
Issued To: Evelyn Rowell, London, England, Great Britain, 1921
Place & Date Used: P&O Line, 1921

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