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SS Geelong

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Aug. 25, 1905 Nine Workers departed from London, UK on S.S. Geelong arriving at Cape Town, S.Africa on SS Geelong.
They were the first Workers to that country.
They were:
Wilson Reid , (24) (age)
Joe Kerr , (24)
John Cavanagh (27),
Alex Pearce (33),
Wm. Irvine (42),
Mary Moodie. (38),
Barbara Baxter (24),
Lily Reid (22)
Martha Skerritt (22).
In 1905, there were only a very few Workers in the whole world over age 40.
Photo Source: Victoria State Library.