Hire Purchase Agreement between Patersons Credits Propriety Ltd and Barbara Conorateau of 97 Spencer Street Essendon for one food cupboard and one de luxe kitchen cabinet, dated 9 February 1959. This agreement was signed when the Condurateanu's were making improvements to their first home.

Barbara Condurateanu was a Romanian refugee who spent World War II in a Russian POW camp and being repatriated back to Romania, when she caught the wrong train and ended up in a German Displaced Persons camp. In the camp she met fellow Romanian refugee Nicolae Condurateanu, who had spent World War II in a German POW camp. 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.

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Cream coloured printed paper document with some type writing and hand writing included. Folio no 6570.

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