|| Historical Society: Newsletter October 2002|
Sat 12 Oct. Society Float gains First Prize in Bayside Spring Festival Parade.
This is from The TORQUAY TIMES December 26th 1884
This young and promising Colony offers Special Advantages to all classes and the QUEENSLAND ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS convey Passengers BY STEAMER FOR £7.
Mail & other steamers will be dispatched from London or Plymouth fortnightly, by which assisted passages will be granted to eligible persons such as Engineers, Farmers, Fitters, Engine Drivers, Railway Carriage Builders, Blacksmiths, Bricklayers, Stone Masons, Sawyers, Carpenters, Wheelwrights, Shoemakers, Tailors, Shipwrights, Farm labourers, Domestic servants, Gardeners, Vine Dressers, Road makers, Miners, Quarryman, Navvies, at the following rates;-
Second cabin £21 10s
Third class £7
Children under 12 years half-price,
Infants under 12 months free.
Persons not eligible for assisted passage will be taken at the following rates;
Second cabin £31 10s
Third class £17
For further particulars regarding passages , land laws, and resources of the Colony apply to Gellatly, Hankey, Sewell & Co 109 Leadenhall Street, London and 12 Renfield Street Glasgow, or to the local agent W G Ockford, Printer, 1, Market Street, Torquay.
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