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submitted by Theo Notaras on 21.11.2016

Marriage of Theodoros Tzortzopoulos and Erini Masselos 100 years ago 22/11/1916

Marriage of Theodoros Tzortzopoulos (Karava) and Erini Masselos (Fratsia).

Married in Sydney 22/11/1916. Also Known as Georgopoulos and Poulos.

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submitted by John Minchin on 26.09.2016

Mystery Wedding Group 1920s?

This photo was found in a box in a basement of a house in Potamos. 

None of the people are named.  Is the wedding  in Kythera, Australia, USA? have you seen that distinctive window backdrop in another photograph?

Possibly taken in the 1920s.

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submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 25.04.2016

Kyrani (Anna) Anastasopoulos - June 1956

My mother arrived in Australia in April 1956 and went to live at the home of George and Koula Carydis in Auburn.  She shared a bedroom without another young girl, Anna Veneris.  In June 1956, Anna married Theo Kepreotes were my mother was a bridesmaid.  At this wedding, my mother met my father Stephen Zantiotis and they were married in November 1956.  Such an eventful year for my mum!

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submitted by John Minchin on 09.02.2016

Bylos - Tzortzopoulos Wedding group, Aug 1923

Back row, L to R: John Faros, Unk, Best man – Anthony Flaskas, Angelo groom, Con Bylos, Unk, Unk,
Seated, L to R: Marouli Faros (with child on her lap), Unk, Velio Tzortzopoulos ( bride), Bridesmaid with flowers – Dora Bylos ??
Front: Unk, Unk, Unk, Ami Comino?

can anyone help with identification of other people??

The newspaper report in the Southern Morning Herald was -
"A unique but pretty wedding was celebrated at the Marble Bar, Auburn ...

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submitted by John Minchin on 26.11.2015

Bylos-Tzortzopoulos Wedding August 1923

Angelo Bylos (Chlentzos ) married Velio Tzortzopoulos in August 1923. The wedding was celebrated at the Marble Bar in Auburn St Goulburn.
Newspaper reports said "The Bride, who was given away by her father, wore a charming gown of white satin and georgette embroidered with pearls"
and
"Mr. and Mrs Bylos left for Sydney where the honeymoon will be spent, the bride travelling in grey gabardine coat frock, hat and shoes to match. Mr. and Mrs Bylos intend to reside at Cowra." ...

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submitted by John Minchin on 26.11.2015

Bylos-Laurantus Wedding 1925

Wedding of Con Bylos and Despina Laurantus (sister of Nick Laurantus)
Back L to R: Angelo Bylos, Velio Bylos, George Laurantus?, Anthony Diacopoulos?, Con Bylos, Despina Bylos (Laurantus), Nick Laurantus?, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown
Front L to R: Celia Diacopoulou?, Sophie Johnson?, Unknown child, Unknown child, Unknown, Sophie Bylos?

Location unknown.

Can anyone confirm the names of guests, or identify unknown guests?

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submitted by John Minchin on 06.09.2018

Mystery Wedding c. 1923

Found the location!!

Location: Bourke Street Primary School, Surrey Hills
Standing at back : Unknown male, Unknown male, Unknown male, Unknown male. Unknown male, Panagiotis Chlentzos?, Unknown male, Unknown male, Demetrios Chlentzos (James Bylos), Unknown male
Standing: Unknown male, Unknown female, Unknown female, Unknown female, Unknown female, Unknown female
Seated: Unknown child, Unknown female, Unknown female, Groom Unknown, Bride unknown, Unknown female, Adna ...

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submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 29.05.2015

Wedding Party - Stephen & Anna Zantiotis 1956

Stephen and Anna are my parents. Their marriage took place at Agia Triatha Church, Surry Hills on 19 November 1956. The reception was held at the Australia Hotel.
Left to right - Denis Poulos (Anastasopoulos), George Carydis, Koula Carydis (Cassimatis), Stephen and Kyrani (Anna) Zantiotis, Ekaterini (Katina) Zantiotis (Moulos), Arthur Zantiotis, Peter Zantiotis, Con Poulos.
Lady sitting - Grigoria Carydis (Tambakis) and flower girl, Sylvia Tambakis.
Denis and Con are Anna's ...

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submitted by Peter Makarthis on 23.02.2015

Trefilly Baveas Wedding 1929

Left to Right – Back Row: Jim Aroney, John Gravily, Stella Gravrily (Bridesmaid), John Trefilly (Groom),Metaxia Baveas (Bride), John Cordatos(Bestman), Angelika Psarou (Bridesmaid) , Mrs.Matilda Baveas, John Baveas, Mrs Beatty Psaros, at rear centre – Vassilios(Bill) Gengos.
Front row: Mrs. Toula Aroney, Maria Aroney, ‘Minnie’ Stavroula Baveas(train bearer), Olga Baveas(train bearer), Nicholas Baveas, ‘Kerry’ Kyriakos Baveas, Gengos girl(?)
Photo – Beatty Psaros Collection ...

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submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 19.01.2015

Peter & Ekaterini Zantiotis 1926

My grandparents were married in 1926.
My grandfather, Peter Steve Zantiotis was born in Agia Anastasia in 1898 and arrived in Australia on July 20, 1914. His parents were Steve and Eugenia.
My grandmother, Ekaterini (Katina) Moulos was from Logothetianika. She came to Australia not too long before the wedding. Her parents were Stefanos Moulos and Stavroula Kalopedis.
Peter passed away in Wollongong on 19 November 1981 and Katina passed away in August 1984.

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submitted by Dean Coroneos on 20.04.2013

Marriage of Theo Comino to Veggie Marendy

Theo is a descendant of the "Oyster King", John Comino.

Rear, left to right: Jim Marendy, Manuel Marendy, Gella Vanarey (Widow of Jack Vanarey), Peter Marendy, Gloria Marendy.

Front row, left to right: Mrs Marendy, Theo, Evgenia, and Charlie Marendy.

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submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 01.04.2013

Anastasopoulos siblings 1956

Con, Kyrani (Anna) and Denis Anastasopoulos at Kyrani's wedding to Stephen Peter Zantiotis (my dad) on 19 November 1956.
The siblings came to Australia from Perlegianika. Denis arrived in 1951, Con in 1952, and my mother in 1956. Con and Denis shortened Anastasopoulos to Poulos.

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submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 01.04.2013

Stephen & Anna Zantiotis

My mother, Anna (Kyrani) Anastasopoulos arrived in Australia in April 1956 aged 18. She was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Theo & Anna Kepreotes where my dad, Stephen, spotted her and asked her to dance. She kept saying no but he persisted and she finally relented and the rest, as they say, is history. They were married at Agia Triada Church on November 19, 1956.

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submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 24.01.2014

Peter & Ekaterini Zantiotis 1926

This photo was taken in 1926. The groom is my grandfather, Peter Steve Zantiotis. Peter was born in Agia Anastasia in 1898 and arrived in Australia on July 20, 1914. His parents were Steve and Eugenia.
My grandmother, Ekaterini (Katina) Moulos was from Logothetianika. She probably came to Australia not too long before the wedding. Her parents were Stefanos Moulos and Stavroula Kalopedis.
Peter passed away in Wollongong on 19 November 1981 and Katina passed away in August 1984.

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submitted by Vasilia Uhrweiss (nee Margetis) on 22.05.2012

Immediate wedding party, the marriage of Bretos Margetis and Theodora Lianos, 1925

Left to right:

Unknown
Coralie Lianos (sister to Theodora)
Aspasia Lianos (sister to Theodora)
Bretos Margetis (Bride groom)
Theodora Lianos (bride)
Unknown
John Psaltis (Paramatta, on the Foundation Committee of the Kytherian Association of Australia, 1922)
Seated, young child, Diana Lianos, (youngest sister of the bride).

Can you help name the two "unknown" members of this bridal party?

Studio ...

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submitted by Paul Mathers on 28.04.2012

Wedding of Peter Crithary to Irene Cretan, and Nick Psaltis to Louisa Crithary

The double marriage occurred on 21 January, 1923 at the Holy Trinity Greek Outhodox Church, in Bourke St., Surry Hills.

In fact for the Crithary family - it was a "triple marriage" - as a another sister of Peter and Louisa married Sarandon Zantiotis, in Kythera, on the same day.

Back Row: Left to right

1. George Cretan
2. Unknown
3. Coroneos (Psoma, Douli is his son)
4. Jim Poulos
5. George Comino (Thea Yeoryitsa)
6. John ...

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submitted by Vasilia Uhrweiss (nee Margetis) on 08.12.2011

Sam Coroneo and Evangelia Coroneo (nee Margetis)

Full Wedding Party.

[Left to right]

Back row,men standing

Unknown (?)
Unknown (?)
Unknown (?)
Jim Margetis (brother of bride).
Bill Georgopoulos (brother-in-law to bride).
Bretos Margetis (brother of bride).

Front row

Unknown (?)
Boy seated, Theo Georgopoulos, (nephew of bride)
Young girl - Unknown (?)
Bridal Couple.
Panayotitsa (Bonnie) ...

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submitted by Vasilia Uhrweiss (nee Margetis) on 08.12.2011

Sam Coroneo and Evangelia Coroneo (nee Margetis)

Wedding party photo.

Young girl (left) - unknown(?)
Theo Georgopoulos, nephew of bride.
Man standing - unknown(?)
Bridal couple
Young girl (right) - unknown(?)
George Georgopoulos - younger nephew of bride

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submitted by Vasilia Uhrweiss (nee Margetis) on 03.11.2011

Sam Coroneo and Evangelia Coroneo (nee Margetis)

Taken on their wedding day.

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submitted by Vasilia Uhrweiss (nee Margetis) on 06.10.2011

Studio photo of Theodora Lianos before her wedding,1925.

Mirror image. Photograph taken before her marriage to Bretos Margetis, Agia Triatha Church, Surry Hills.

Studio portrait of Bretos Margetis and Theodora Lianos

Bretos Margetis and Theodora Lianos outside Agia Triatha, Sydney

Wedding ...