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Passport - Issued to Edward Garbett, by United Kingdom, 1881 Document Reg. No: HT 3445

British passport dated 1881, issued to Rev Edward Garbett. The passport allows the holder, a British subject, to travel on 'the Continent'. This passport provide an insight into the processes required for movement around Europe and represent the type of documents which would have been required by people wishing to travel in or migrate to Australia.

The Rev Edward Garbett (1817-1887) was the Canon of Christ Church in Surbiton, England. In 1867 he presented a series of eight lectures titled 'The Dogmatic Faith: an inquiry into the relation subsisting between revelation and dogma' as part of the Bampton Lectures, held at the University of Oxford.
A4 page document with printed black text, with some spaces filled in black ink.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 28.50 cm (Width), 37.70 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, identifications, travel, 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: Printed: We Granville George Earl Granville Viscount / Granville Baron Levson, a Peer of the United Kinddom of Great / Britain and Ireland a Member of Her Britannic Majesty's Most / Honourable Privy Council, Knight of the Most Nobel Order of the Garter, / Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports and Constable of Dover Cstle, Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Ec. Ec. Ec. / Request and esquire in the Name of Her Majesty, all those whom it may concern to allow / Reverend Edward Garbett (British Subject) travelling / on the Continent / to pass freely without let or hindrance, and to afford him every / assistance and protection of which he may stand in need. / Given at the Foreign Office London the 6 day of January 1881
Issued To: Reverend Edward Garbett, England, Great Britain, 1881
Issued By: United Kingdom: Government, London, England, Great Britain, 1881

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