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Title Diary of Emigrant Robert Pendlebury, Passenger on SS Medic (White Star Line) Liverpool to Albany, Australia and Train Journey to Lawlers
Author Pendlebury, Robert
Date 30 Jul-Sep 1910
Document Type Personal Account
Reference DX/1731
Library / Archive National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives & Library
Description Pendlebury provides detailed descriptions of journey conditions, the weather, ship newspapers, entertainment such as concerts, theatre and a fancy dress ball, information about his fellow passengers and much talk about the Crippen murder case. The diary also includes his railway journey through Australia and has many notes at the front and back of the diary on mining and chemistry.
Theme(s) Journey Conditions; Onward Travel
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Australia
Places Cape Town, South Africa; Cape Verde; Lawlers, Western Australia, Australia
Ports Liverpool, England; Albany, Western Australia, Australia
Nationality English; Scottish; Australian
Ships SS Medic
People Pendlebury, Robert
Keywords White Star Line, railway, mining, family, shipping, journey conditions, dockyard, religion, bad weather, food, music, entertainment, theatre, communication, passenger, animals, customs, postal service, injury, gold, emigration, sailor
Language English
Copyright National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives & Library