Invoice from Kia-Ora Midwifery for childbirth-related expenses incurred by Barbara Woods during the delivery of her first child, invoice dated 29 December 1960. It is one of a large collection of documents which trace the establishment of the Woods' family home and business in Lalor during the 1950s and 1960s.

Barbara and John Woods had married in 1955 and were living in commission housing with extended family in Buckinghamshire, England when they decided to apply for the assisted passage scheme and migrate to Australia. They sailed on the Sitmar Line MV 'Fairsea' from Southampton in 1957 and eventually built their house in Lalor [also referred to in some items in the collection asThomastown] in 1960. They had a variety of jobs before they opened their own drapery store in Lalor and had four children.

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Single piece of white paper printed in black type with handwritten annotations in blue ink and purple stamp.

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