My journey to Australia

My journey to Australia
Pat describes her jouney to Australia in 1948 on the SS Ormonde.  On the voyage she was befriended by a kindly man and his family Mr. Fallong, that helped make her journey much more enjoyable.
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Preparing for the journey to Australia

Preparing for the journey to Australia
Pat relays how she learned in 1946 at the age of 13 that she may be selected to journey to Australia to live,  She spent the next couple of years learning about Australia and overcoming her fears about such a long journey. On 17th December 1948 she left Nazareth House, her...
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Schooldays in an orphange

Pat talks about her life in the Nazareth House orphange in Plymouth, Devon. Here she recalls the schooling she received, a far cry from school in 2013.  
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Teenage Years

Pat recalls her early teenage years at Nazareth House Orphange in Plymouth, Devon.
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People I Looked Up To

As Nazareth House, the orphange in which Pat lived, had a no pet policy Pat has chosen to talk about the people who she looked up to at the Orphange.  
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School Days At Nazareth House and Later

Pat's early schooling was at the Nazareth House orphange and from the age of 12 she went to a local High School.  
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Living At Nazareth House Orphanage

Pat recalls living at Nazareth House Orphanage in Plymouth during the war years and afterwards.  
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Early Childhood and the Elephant

Pat continues her story about her childhood in the Nazareth House orphanage in Plymouth, Devon.  
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My Early Childhood

My Early Childhood
Pat spent the first three years of her life in the norsery of the orphange where she had been put by her mother - Nazareth House, Plymouth, Devon. Pat shares this story with the Life Story Circle.....
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My Parents

My Parents
Pat has no personal memories of her parents because of the circumstances surrounding her birth.
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Christmas 1938 - the biggest Christmas cracker surprise

Christmas 1938 - the biggest Christmas cracker surprise
Pat recalls Christmas 1938 which she spent in Nazareth House, a orphanage in Plymouth, Devon.
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