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Rate Notice - Melbourne & Metropolitan Board of Works, 26 Oct 1952 Reg. No: HT 622
- Water Rates Notice issued by the Melbourne & Metropolitan Board of Works to Nicolae Condurateanu, dated 26 October 1952. The rates are for one pound, sixteen shillings and eight pence.
Nicolae Condurateanu was a Romanian who was placed in a POW camp during World War II in Germany. He met his wife Barbara, also a Romanian, when she caught the wrong train and ended up in a German Displaced Persons camp, where Nicolae was Barbara had spent World War II in a Russian POW camp and was meant to have been on a train back to Romania. The couple married in 1948 at the A1 Heetre Camp and immigrated to Australia in 1950, where Nicolae worked in a Tea factory and Barbara at the Four and Twenty Pie factory. They had no family in Australia and had to rely on each other for support eventually purchasing a house and establishing a life in their new country.
- Cream coloured printed paper document containing some stamps.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Carla Lolicato, 2001
|Dimensions:||26.50 cm (Height), 15.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||immigration, displaced persons, migrant hostels, migrant camps, migrant reception centres, romanian communities, romanian immigration|
|Themes this item is part of:||Migration Collection, Transport Collection, Melbourne & Metropolitan Board of Works (MMBW), Melbourne, Victoria|
|Secondary Classification:||Settlement - First Home & Family|
|Tertiary Classification:||financial records|
|Inscriptions:||Text: MELBOURNE AND METROPOLITAN BOARD OF WORKS [extensive text]|
|Issued By:||Melbourne & Metropolitan Board of Works (MMBW), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 26 Oct 1952|
|Issued To:||Nicolae Condurateanu, Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 26 Oct 1952|
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