submitted by George Poulos on 09.01.2005
This is one of the photos found by Panagiotis Notaras in the Notaras house in Friligianika. [See entry under Photography Diaspora, subsection, Vintage Portraits/People].
Angelo Notaras, Sydney, and his wife Mary Notaras (nee, Summers) confirm that this is in fact a wedding photo of Mary's parents. The wedding occurred c. 1937.
From left to right:
Doren Katsoulis, bridesmaid. (Daughter of Spiro and Cleopatra, who are standing next to her ...
submitted by George Poulos on 18.12.2004
From the Hood Collection. State Library of NSW.
Images can be viewed at:
submitted by George Poulos on 11.12.2006
The beautiful Voula Logus (nee, Coroneos, Belo, Karavas ), on her wedding day.
Daughter of Triunduphilo and Georgia Coroneos, Karavas, Kythera.
Gentleman in attendance is the late George Calligeros, of Dubbo, in NSW. And the young lady to the right is Elpitha Calligeros, later Codellis, now deceased, George's sister.
George and Elpitha were born near Fatsathika, a village known as Kourmoulianika and the family parachoukli is Kourmoulis. Their ...
submitted by Vicki Gesouras on 12.11.2004
Wedding of George Peter Bambakaris (or Vamvakaris, later changed to "Harris") and Eleni Karonis (from the village of Nestani in Tripoli) on 13 May, 1924
submitted by Spyro Calocerinos on 14.11.2004
Photo provided by Manuel Casimatis.
In the photo also the late Dr. Jim Marselos Member of Parliament in Greece
submitted by George Poulos on 07.01.2006
Wedding of Stathi Makris and Angeliki Kouvara in Brisbane in 1927
Front row (seated): Elizabeth Megaloconomos, Mary A. Freeleagus, Koula Black,
Rose Comino, Paul Comino
Front row (standing): John (Gero) Black, Stathi Makris, Angeliki Makris, Peter Spathis,
Korina Spathis, Peter Kouvaras
Back row (standing): Anthony Freeleagus, Tassoula Freeleagus, John D. Black,
Demosthenes Syrmis, Marika Syrmis
From page.238, Chapter 13 of ...
Wedding of Paul S. Comino and Rodanthi (Rose) Galanis at Maryborough on 18 June,1924
Front row, l. to r.: Ethel T. Comino, Aphrodite Marcellos, Paul S. Comino, Rose P.Comino, Stratis Galanis (Stan Garland), Unknown
Back row, l. to r.: Child unknown, Theo S. Comino, Manolis Galanis (Manuel Garland),
Unknown in rear, Jim Menegas, Stella Marcellos, Child unknown, John S. Comino,
Stamatina J. Comino, Andrew Blavery, Unknown, Peter Spathis, Korina Spathis (in
submitted by George Poulos on 13.02.2017
Double wedding of Harry Londy and Mick Levonis at Ipswich in 1926
Harry Londy married Theodora Marendis
Mick Levonis married Kaliope Leondarakis (Londy)
Front row: Cherie Strategos, Charles Londy, Harry Londy, Theodora Londy, Kaliope
Levonis, Mick Levonis, Jack Levonis, Stella J. Londy. Boy in front of Jack Levonis
Second row: Jim Londy, Irene Londy, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Charles Strategos,
Eleni V. Hellen
Wedding of Mick Kotzas and Chrisafena Lucas at Mena Creek, North Queensland, in
L. to r. from back row: Paraskevas Kafcaloudis (holding son Con), Paraskevas
Kostoglou, Unknown, John Themistocles, Nicholas Kairis, Mrs Millicich, Jack Millicich,
Unknown, Mrs Sumich, Unknown, Unknown, Anglican priest, Maria Nikita (holding
baby Mary Kotzas), John Tissizis, John Kotzas (holding baby George), Vasiliko Kairis,
Evangelia Kostoglou, Chrisafena Kafcaloudis, ...
Wedding of Stamatis (Sam) Mersiades and Ourania Themistocles at Mena Creek, North
Queensland, on 20 January, 1935.
From Chapter 13 of Denis A Conomos's, The Greeks in Quensland, entitled, Proxenia, Weddings and Familes.
To download Chapter 13, of Denis A Conomos's The Greeks in Queensland
Triple Taifalos wedding at Silkwood, North Queensland, on 29 April, 1925.
Bridal couples, left to right: Michael and Chrissi Taifalos, Thomas and Christine Eustace
(Efstathiou) and John and Flora Taifalos. (Christine Eustace was a sister of Michael
Others: Pantelis and Theofania Taifalos (parents of Michael and John Taifalos and
Christine Eustace), John Chrissos, Evangelia Chrissos (sister of Michael, John and
Christine), Savas ...
Wedding of Andrew Tambakis and Irene Poteri at Toowoomba in 1940
Front row: L. to r.: Beatie Psaros, Jim T. Poteri, Ursula Poteri, Andrew Tambakis
(groom), Irene Tambakis (bride), Kirani Vlahogeni (bridesmaid), Aspasia T. Poteri
(bridesmaid), Antigone Poteri, holding baby Aspasia Poteri
Flower girls in front: Becca Comino, Marietta Andronicos
Middle row: Peter Patty, Cecil Prineas, Maude Poteri, Theo Poteri, George Mariolas,
submitted by George Poulos on 27.09.2004
Jim and Penelope Castrisos on their wedding day.
Jim and Penelope later became proprietors of the Red Rose Cafe, Nowra, NSW.
See a previous entry in this CAFE & SHOPS section, for more detailed information on the Red Rose Cafe, and the lives of Jim and Penelope Castrisos.
submitted by George Poulos on 28.09.2004
From, The Greeks in Queensland - A History from 1859-1945.
Denis A. Conomos.
Published by Copyright Publishing Co, Pty Ltd, Queensland.
One of the best published accounts of Kytherian Proxenia occurs in Denis Conomos's publication.
Chapter 13 is entitled:
PROXENIA, WEDDINGS AND FAMILIES.
"After 1920, there was a large escalation of Greek migration to Queensland. There were a number ...
submitted by Peter Makarthis on 05.09.2004
Theo Psaros and 'Beatty' Calliope Phacheas (Fatseas) married in Sydney Australia 16 November 1927
submitted by Peter Tsicalas on 30.07.2004
L to R
1. Denny (Dimitrios) Victor Panaretto of Lismore
2. Nick James Crethar of Lismore
3. Florrie (Gregoria) Victor Panaretto of Lismore
4. Miss Marigo James Crethar of Lismore
5. George Nick Combes of Tenterfield (bestman)
6. Paul (Polychronis) Victor Panaretto of Casino.
Florrie Panaretto, born at Moree in 1908, arrived in Lismore in 1932 and the ever-alert Nick Crethar rushed up from Evans Head to jump the queue of suitors, quickly out ...
submitted by Ellena Galtos on 04.08.2004
Wedding of Polychronis Panagiotis Galakatos & Despina (nee Zafiroula?)
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