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Title Diary of Reverend Charles Baker, Teacher of Bayswater, London Documenting his Journey from England to Melbourne, and Around Australia
Author Baker, Charles
Date 1857
Document Type Personal Account
Reference DX/1966/1-5
Library / Archive National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives & Library
Description Includes passage on the "Royal Charter" from Liverpool to Melbourne, travels around Australia and return journey on the "Carrier Dove". There is a Testimonial to Rev Baker from fellow passengers of the Royal Charter, and his own log of longitude and latitude entered throughout.
Theme(s) Journey Conditions; Onward Travel; Remigration
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Australia
Places London, England; St. Kilda, Geelong, Tower Hill, Portland Bay, Victoria, Adelaide, South Australia, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Ports Liverpool, England; Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Ships Belfast; Lady Bird; Royal Charter; Carrier Dove
Keywords education, music, religion, health and sickness, family, wedding, children, journey conditions, good weather, recreation, provisions, birth, death, travel, tourism
Language English
Copyright National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives & Library