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submitted by George Poulos on 17.04.2004
Does anybody know who posted the photographs on -
Many of them are "Kytherian", old, and unique.
submitted by Site Administrator on 05.04.2004
This is about Rosa Antonia Tessima Cerg Kassimatis (Cassimatis) of Kythira Island and her three children from her first marriage: to Irish Surgeon Charles Hearn; and her four children from her second marriage: to...
submitted by Simon Crethar on 02.04.2004
I am trying to locate any information on a lady who was a sister to my late grandfather Nicholas Crethar who lived in Karavas. I last met her and her daughter Pipitza(not spelt right, but spelt as sounds)when I was in Kytheria in 1992 and have lost c...
submitted by Lee Lontis on 20.03.2004
Hello I am trying to find information about my grandfathers family.The only information i have is his fathers first and last name which is Theodore Leontarakis and that he may have served in the Greek navy. Any information about family still there an...
submitted by Alexandra Biggs on 19.03.2004
The above who are my great grandparents were married in Kytheria possibly in the old church in frigilianika which is now a school later believed to have lived in the Friligianika/Kastrisianka area.
Peneolpe Castrisis (nee Frilingou was born in 18...
submitted by Tony Caravousanos on 03.03.2004
Hi - My name is Tony Caravousanos. I live in Dublin Ireland. My Grandfather came from Livadi in Kythira and went to the USA around 1900.
My wife's name is Ola and we have 2 children - a boy Keith and a girl Ria - after Kythera !
submitted by Alexander Vlantis on 26.02.2004
My grandfather, Emmanuel Vlantis, emigrated from Kythera to 'Rhodesia' in the early 1900's and married Emerenstia. He had five childen. Menalos, Calliope, Cleo, Hester and Christian. I am Alexander Vlantis, the eldest son of Christian Vlantis. All se...
submitted by Site Administrator on 23.02.2004
On January 27th, 2003, the book, "KYTHERIAN SURNAMES", written by the editor of Kythiraika newspaper, Mr. Emmanouil Kalligeros, was introduced to the Kytherian and Hellenic public. The book launch was held at a special exhibition, organised by the As...
submitted by Lindsay Johnstone on 21.02.2004
My father-in-law, Emmanuel Fardoulis (originally of Potamos) told me that his grandfather Emmanuel Panagiotis Fardoulis (born ca 1840, died ca 1901) emigrated from Constantinople to Kythera about 1860. His nfather Pangiotis lived in the suburbs of Co...
submitted by Wayne Kanelis on 09.02.2004
my name is wayne kanelis im in sydney austrailia im looking for history on my family my grand father was born in kithira he was george john kanelis im comming over to kithira in august this yearit would be great if anyone knew of my family or...
submitted by David Page on 02.02.2004
The present generation of Kytherians may be glad to know that the documentary film, Return to Kythera, is preserved in the archives of ScreenSound Australia (formerly the National Film and Sound Institute)in Canberra, Australia. I commissioned the fi...
submitted by Judy McGrew on 28.01.2004
He lived in Akron, Ohio and had 5 chilren with his wife Gertrude.Would like to hear from any relatives.
submitted by Peter Tzannes on 21.01.2004
Congratulations...every visit to this site brings new information and appreciation of the love we have for our roots. By no means to replace this site.. another site for pics and general kytherian info is
submitted by Stephen Mormoris on 10.01.2004
My name is Stephen Mormoris (Stelios Mormoris) and I live in Paris, originally from New York. I am looking for information on the my ancestors, particularly Giorgos Mormoris,my great grandfather, who was a commander who defended Kythera from the Tur...
submitted by Phil Jorritsma on 08.01.2004
My wife is a descendant of Emanuel POTIRI who married Marietta CARYDIS. Their children were George, Michael, Peter, Helene and Chrisoula. George arrived in Australia in 1902 later followed by his brothers and sisters.
I have very little informati...
submitted by Site Administrator on 28.12.2003
view the original invitation at:
From the Kytherian Society of California
December 8, 2003
Dear Members and Friends,
on Sunday, January 4, we have...
submitted by Site Administrator on 17.12.2003
The Kythera-Family.net Team and the Kytherian Association of Australia cordially invite you, your family and friends to the
Official Kythera-Family.net Presentation
to be held on Wednesday 14th January 2004 at 6.30pm in the auditorium of the Ca...
submitted by Helen Cassimatis on 14.12.2003
I wanted to renovate our family home in Drymonas,Kythera.I couldn't stay on the Island for long so needed to find someone I could trust to oversee the work for me. I was so lucky to find Roman Michalidies
(Russian Yannis), a tradesman and resident o...
submitted by Michael Andronicos on 04.12.2003
hello. I am Michael Andronicos. My family originally comes from Kythera, also my grandfather is Charles Andronicos. My family originally established "Andronicus" Coffee some many decades ago, and I am seeking information about my family and ancestors...
submitted by Evelyn Cordatos on 16.10.2003
calling all long lost extended family members - would be nice to make contact and consolidate family histories before we all disappear from the face of the planet.
"Delei" - Harris / Bambakaris / Vamvakaris - Vamvakarathika
one of the best kept beach secrets of the island on the way to karava and down a dirt track...
lovely old byzantine church near the village of potamos
traditional kytherian spalatta dancers at the potamos dance , 15th august in the platia
About 5 minutes into the program Ada Margariti, who is an Attorney at Law, speaks about how she came to...
Interviewed during his visit to Australia, 2013.
August 17, 2010
103.2 HOPE - radio station
You’ve heard of PhDs in science, medicine and education but have you...
Teacher, journalist, poet and author, Sydney NSW Australia
kythera we dont see anymore, this photo was taken in the early 80s, when it wasnt uncommon to see this...
26.04.2019 (Message Board)
Hello to all,
I am trying to find out any information about my grandfather who I...
11.04.2019 (Message Board)
Ε[ΘΥΜΩ ΣΤΟΙΧΕΙΑ ΓΙΑ ΤΗΝ ΟΙΚΟΓΕΝΕΙΑ ΚΩΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΑΣ ΑΡΩΝΗ ΑΠΟ ΤΑ ΑΡΩΝΙΑΔΙΚΑ ΑΝ ΥΠΑΡΧΟΥΝ
01.02.2019 (Message Board)
Hora is at south Kythera near the castle and Kapsali. The office is situated next to the...
21.01.2019 (Message Board)
Thanks Tina. What/where is Hora office.