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Document - Certificate to Naturalize under the Provisions of an Act of the Governor and Council, Victoria

From the Collection of Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre) Federation University Australia, Mt Helen Campus Federation University Australia E.J. Barker Library (top floor) Mount Helen Victoria

Thick cream paper, hand written in ink.
Official seal - red and gold - between two pieces of light blue paper and dark blue ribbon
33.0cm x 42.5cm
Object Registration
august dhmel, slatey creek, ballarat, naturalize, colony of victoria, judge of the supreme court, redmond barry
Historical information
In 1861, August Dhmel of Slatey Creek near Ballarat, applied to be naturalized. He was born in Prussia and arrived by ship from Hamburg in 1849. He was thirty years old and was wishing to purchase land intending to settle for the rest of his life in the Colony of Victoria. This would be granted after taking the Oath before one of the Judges of the Supreme Court. This was taken before Sir Redmond Barry, Knight, in April 1861.
A copy of the wording of the oath August Dhmel took hand written on a separate page.
When Made
20 February 1861
Inscriptions & Markings
Signature of I Moore
Date 20 February 1861
Signature of Governor of Victoria, Sir Henry Barkly
Last updated
1 Mar 2020 at 12:19PM