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Leaflet - Proclamation of Banns, Issued to Robert & Christina Panton, 9 Mar 1852 Document Reg. No: HT 962

Alternative Name(s): Extract

Slip of paper with copy of Parish records which list the dates the proclamation of banns occurred for Robert and Christina Panton. The proclamation of banns is the announcement of a forthcoming marriage, which is read in church on three Sundays preceding the marriage (sometimes multiple announcements for the same were made on the one day, lessening the number of Sundays). 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.
Handwritten extract in pen and ink on paper. Paper is cream coloured with brown ink. Item is glued to a page with several other documents.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 11.75 cm (Height), 18.70 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, assisted immigration, identifications, certificates, immigration policies, british immigration, immigration selection
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: identification
Inscriptions: "Robert Panton in the Parish of abulady and Christina Douglas in this Parish gave up their names for the Proclamation of banns on the 19th and 26th May 1839, ??? John Panton and James Douglas." The above is extracted from the Records of Marriages in the Parish of Maddington this the 9th day of March 1852 by/[signature]
Place & Date Issued: England, Great Britain, 9 Mar 1852
Issued To: Christina Douglas, England, Great Britain, 9 Mar 1852
Issued To: Robert Panton, England, Great Britain, 9 Mar 1852
Date of Event: England, Great Britain, 19 May 1839

Date announcement of forthcoming marriage was made
Date of Event: England, Great Britain, 26 May 1839

Date announcement of forthcoming marriage was made

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