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Leaflet - Handwritten List of Birth Dates, Douglas Family, circa 1850 Document Reg. No: HT 964

Summary:
Handwritten list of birth dates for the Douglas family. It probably belonged to Christina Panton (nee Douglas). Christina married Robert Panton, an agricultural labourer in 1939. They made arrangements through the British Colonial Land and Emigration Office to emigrate to Port Phillip in 1851-52. The family was struck by tragedy shortly after arriving, Christina and two of their young children died within three months.
Description:
Piece of paper with handwritten list of birth dates in black ink.
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: immigration, assisted immigration, immigration policies, british immigration, immigration selection
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: identification
Inscriptions: extensive handwritten text.
User: Christina Douglas, England, Great Britain, circa 1850s

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