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Menu - RMS Ormonde, Orient Line, Children's Tea Party, 11 Jan 1949 Document Reg. No: HT 351

Menu for the Orient Line Ship RMS Ormonde on 11 January 1949. The menu is titled Children's Tea Party. 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.
Menu with image of Mickey Mouse on cover. The inside of the menu contains details printed in black ink.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Averil Embury, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 12.80 cm (Height), 0.10 cm (Width), 10.20 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: horse racing, immigration, shipping lines, racing industry, english immigration, shipping industry, ports of departure, haffenden
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Migration Collection, Transport Collection, Orient Steam Navigation Company Limited (Orient Line), 1879-1909
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Shipboard Life
Tertiary Classification: menus
Inscriptions: Printed on Cover: MICKEY MOUSE
Publisher: Orient Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. (Orient Line), London, England, Great Britain, 1948
User: Wingad Family, 11 Jan 1949
Place & Date Used: Orient Steam Navigation Company Limited (Orient Line), 11 Jan 1949

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