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Receipt - WJ Stacey, Cartage Contractor, May 1958 Reg. No: HT 624
- Receipt issued by W.J. Stacey, Cartage Contractor to Mr Bailey for five pounds. It is dated May 1958 and relates to the payment for the delivery of brick sand ect in the previous month by Mr. Bailey of 97 Spencer Street. The Condurateanu's purchased 97 Spence r Street in 1952, it is possible this receipt is for improvements they made to the house.
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 with some handwriting and stamps. Includes Victoria Stamp Duty stamp 3d.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Carla Lolicato, 2001
|Dimensions:||17.40 cm (Height), 20.80 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|
|Secondary Classification:||Settlement - First Home & Family|
|Tertiary Classification:||financial records|
|Inscriptions:||Text: DR TO W J STACEY/ CARTAGE CONTRACTOR [extensive text]|
|Issued By:||W. Stacey, Essendon, Victoria, Australia, May 1958|
|Other Association (See Comments):||Essendon, Victoria, Australia, May 1958
Issued to: Mr. Bailey of 97 Spencer Street. The Condurateanu's purchased 97 Spence r Street in 1952, it is possible this receipt is for improvements they made to the house.