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Leaflet - Christmas Carols & Christmas Songs, Orient Line, 1948 Document Reg. No: HT 364

Leaflet titled 'Christmas Carols & Christmas Songs' issued by the Orient Line in 1948. The leaflet has a program of christmas songs, and was given to passengers on the Orient Line ship RMS Ormonde. 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.
Single page leaflet with printed black text on both sides
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Averil Embury, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 33.00 cm (Height), 0.10 cm (Width), 20.30 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, shipping lines, music, christmas, british immigration, singing
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Transport Collection, Orient Steam Navigation Company Limited (Orient Line), 1879-1909
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Shipboard Life
Tertiary Classification: programs
Inscriptions: Printed: SS ORMONDE CHRISTMAS 1948 DECEMBER
Publisher: Orient Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. (Orient Line), London, England, Great Britain, 1948
User: Wingad Family, Dec 1948
Place & Date Used: Orient Steam Navigation Company Limited (Orient Line), Dec 1948

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