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Booklet - Preliminary Embarkation Instructions, Orient Line, 1948 Document Reg. No: HT 353

Booklet titled 'Preliminary Embarkation Instructions' issued by the Orient Line for passengers on the RMS Ormonde departing England 17 24 December 1948. It was used by the Wingad family, Charles and Florance and their daughters Brenda and Averil, when they migrated from Burbage, Leceistershire, England on 17 December 1948. They travelled on the ship RMS Ormonde and arrived in Melbourne on 21 January 1949. The family migrated because Charles Wingad was bronchial, and considered both South Africa and Australia. They decided on Australia after Charles saw an add for Prestige Hosiery machinists in Brunswick. Prestige sponsored them and seven other families and assisted with accommodation. Charles' health improved and he lived till 90.
Three page foldout green booklet with printed black text on all sides. The Orient Line logo is on the front cover.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Averil Embury, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 18.60 cm (Height), 0.10 cm (Width), 12.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, shipping lines, english immigration, shipping industry, ports of departure
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Transport Collection, Orient Steam Navigation Company Limited (Orient Line), 1879-1909
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: rules & regulations
Publisher: Orient Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. (Orient Line), London, England, Great Britain, 1948
User: Wingad Family, 17 Dec 1948
Place & Date Used: Orient Steam Navigation Company Limited (Orient Line), 17 Dec 1948


Michael Macklin Posted on 17 Jan 2012 2:51 PM
Wonderful service. Wonder if possible to digitise other side for 175 P&O celebration at the end of February in Sydney as part of the "ten pound Poms" commemoration.

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