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Leaflet - Text from Headstone, Sent to Robert Panton, circa 1875 Document Reg. No: HT 972

Summary:
Piece of paper with the text of a headstone, which was erected by Alexander Panton in memory of his wife Isabella and his father, James Panton, and mother, Jane Smith. Alexander presumably sent the text to his brother Robert Panton who was living in Australia. In 1853 Robert Panton migrated to Australia from England with his wife Christina and their children. Unfortunately Christina and two of their children died shortly after their arrival.
Description:
Single sheet of paper with hand written text.
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: CELEBRATIONS & TRADITIONS
Secondary Classification: Death & Mourning
Tertiary Classification: reference materials
Inscriptions: Written: Erected / By / Alexander Panton
User: Robert Panton, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, circa 1875-1892

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