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Title Letter Describing a Voyage to Australia
Author Hedges, John
Date 20 Sep 1858 - 9 Jan 1859
Document Type Correspondence; Personal Account; Manuscript
Reference DX/243/1/1
Library / Archive National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives & Library
Collection Name Papers of John Hedges and Family
Description Letter describing the daily activities on board. Includes updates on the weather, health of the passengers, progress of the journey and daily news.
Series Description Including letters, diaries, family trees and photographs, 1858-1984.
Biographical Note / History Family emigrated to Australia in 1858.
Theme(s) Journey Conditions
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Australia
Places Sydney, Australia
Ports Liverpool, England
Keywords emigration, good weather, journey conditions, health and sickness, death
Language English
Document(s) linked to Health Officer's Report at Port Jackson
Passenger List
Death and Marriage Certificates for the Hedges Family
Hedges Family Tree
Hampstead Terrace Built by Walter Hedges and His Son John, 1881
Photographs of the Hedges Family
Family Photograph, Hedges Family
Will of John Hedges
Photographs From John Hedges' Descendants
List of Children of John Hedges and Harriet Elizabeth Sharp
Photograph of a Broken Sign
Life of John Hedges [Written By His Descendants]
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