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Naturalization Certificate - Issued to Samuel Edward Boldner, Victoria, 1860 Document Reg. No: SH 931231

Summary:
Certificate to Naturalize, issued to Samuel Edward Boldner of Daylesford, in 1860. Samuel was a native of Hungary who had arrived in Australia in 1852 on the ship "Yarra Yarra", aged 45. He need to become naturalized to be allowed to purchase real estate. Samuel worked as carpenter.

Certificates of Naturalization were issued to aliens of Australia which allowed the bearer to be treated as and have the same rights as a citizen of the British Empire.
Description:
A naturalization certificate on parchment. The seal of the Governor of Victoria has been attached.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum of Victoria, 1993
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 34.40 cm (Height), 40.20 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: cultural identity, immigration, national identity, citizenship, government policies, naturalisation, hungarian communities, hungarian immigration
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Naturalisation & Citizenship
Tertiary Classification: certificates
Inscriptions: Printed text: VICTORIA/CERTIFICATE TO NATURALIZE UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF AN ACT OF THE GOVENOR AND COUNCIL/11 VICTORIA, No 39.
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Issued By: Victoria, Australia, 1860
Issued To: Samuel Samuel Edward Boldner, Daylesford, Victoria, Australia, 1860

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