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Counterfoil - Postal Order, pay Australia £5, 17 Jun 1961 Document Reg. No: HT 5039

Counterfoil for a £5 pound postal order payable to Australia House in London, receipt number 594757, issued 17 June 1961. It was used by John Gordon-Kirkby as part of his preparations to migrate to Australia in 1961. John was born in Gibraltar in 1936, although his parent's were living in La Linea, Spain at the time they wanted him to be born on British soil. He lived in Morocco and briefly in England before immigrating to Australia.
Single leaf paper, printed one side. Black and green text, blue ink handwriting.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Gordon-Kirkby, 2002
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 8.4 cm (Width), 3.9 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, assisted immigration, ten pound tourists, immigration policies, migration settlement, british immigration, immigration selection
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, John William Gordon-Kirkby, English Migrant, 1961
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: financial records
Inscriptions: CC50 / 594757 / COUNTERFOIL / To be detached and kept by the Sender. / The Postmaster General will not consider any application in respect of an Order which has miscarried or has been lost or destroyed, unless the counterfoil is produced. / Postal £5 Order / To whom payable: Australia / At what Office / Whether crossed / Date sent: 17/6/61.
Other Association (See Comments): Commonwealth of Australia, London, England, Great Britain, 17 Jun 1961

Payable to
User: Mr John Gordon-Kirkby, London, England, Great Britain, 17 Jun 1961

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