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Single women immigrants, 1961

Single women immigrants, 1961

The large English migration of the 1950s and 1960s consisted mostly of single people. Angela Lovell from Essex (left), Tessa Singer from London (centre) and Pamela Dyson from Yorkshire (right), were unmarried when they arrived on the Orion in 1961.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
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Terry Hearn, 'English - A profile of English immigrants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 May 2024)

Story by Terry Hearn, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015