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Leaflet - List of Dates of Deaths, Port Philip, circa 1854 Document Reg. No: HT 969

Leaflet which list of Deaths of James Panton, Christina Douglas and David Panton. In 1851-1852 the Panton family made arrangements to emigrate to Port Phillip through the British Colonial Land and Emigration Office. The family was struck by tragedy shortly after arriving, Christina and two of her children, David and John, died within three months of their arrival. Robert Panton an agricultural labourer from Berwickshire, married Christina Douglas in 1839.
Handwritten in ink on blue paper.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 9.00 cm (Height), 16.30 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, assisted immigration, immigration policies, british immigration, immigration selection, ship ticket 1853
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Settlement - First Home & Family
Tertiary Classification: death & mourning
Inscriptions: Handwritten in ink: 1853 Port Phillips Australia/James Panton son of Robert Panton Died Oct 4th/ Christina Douglas wife of Robert Panton Died 20th December/1854 David Panton son of Robert Panton died 19 January.
Person Named: Robert Panton, Victoria, Australia, 1854
Person Named: Christina Douglas, Victoria, Australia, 1854
Date of Event: Victoria, Australia, 4 Oct 1853

Date of James Panton's death
Date of Event: Victoria, Australia, 20 Dec 1853

Date of Christina Douglas's death
Date of Event: Victoria, Australia, 19 Jan 1854

Date of David Panton's death

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