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Title Emigration Report by Mr H. C. M. Lambert, Chairman of the Committee of the Emigrants' Information Office, on his Visit to Australia and New Zealand in 1905-06
Author Lambert, H C M
Date 1905-1906
Document Type Report
Reference CO 885/17/9
Library / Archive The National Archives
Collection Name War and Colonial Department and Colonial Office: Subjects Affecting Colonies Generally, Confidential Print
Description Discusses Lambert's travels in Australia and amendments made to the Immigration Act during this time. Lambert criticises the emigration scheme to encourage British citizens to purchase lands in a foreign country before seeing them and highlights the differences between British and Australian climates, agricultural conditions and teaching at agricultural colleges, which causes further problems for the effectiveness of such schemes.
Series Description This series contains confidential print on subjects affecting colonies generally.
Theme(s) Ships and Shipping Lines; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Politics, Legislation and Governance
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Australia; New Zealand
Places Brisbane, Queensland, Perth, Western Australia, Victoria, Australia; London, England
Ports Sydney, New South Wales, Fremantle, Western Australia, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Nationality English; European
Ships Omrah; Chatham
People Miller, Sir Henry; Graham, Hugh
Keywords emigrant, emigration, agent, government, emigration scheme, journey conditions, travel, commonwealth, law, immigration, legislation, education, agriculture, settlement, colony, colonisation, land, travel, immigration agent, immigration, government, railway, freight, finance, farming, national identity, children, poor laws, emigration society, industrial school, education,
Language English
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