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Robyn Florance

John Calopedis. Master batsman.

John Calopedis showing his batting expertise on Illawarra Oval

"The Calopedis children attended Nowra Public School and Nowra Intermediate High School. Mary and Helen were often called upon to work in the cafe when short staffed and Joan Monaghan also volunteered at times seated behind the cash register.

John Calopedis was captain of the school and proved to be quite a sportsman. He and Nicholas were good swimmers, and won several school swimming events.

John played cricket at school and was a member of the Nowra Cricket Club and also represented the State in the under 17 side on several occasions".

You can discover more about the lives of the Greeks and Kytherians in Nowra (NSW) and Districts by reading the book - A Touch of Greece in Junction Street. Greek Cafe Owners of Nowra.

To order a copy of the book, contact

Robyn Florance

Shoalhaven Historical Society

Phone: 44293564 (BH)

Email Robyn Florance

Email President of SHS, Lynne Allen

Shoalhaven Historical Society Inc.,
PO Box 301
Nowra, NSW. 2541.

02 44460297

Price: $17.50 including postage & handling, within Australia.

To view and/or download .pdf reports about the book launch event from the South Coast Register, Nowra.

Article; Historical Happenings with Alan Clark, Wednesday, August 23, 2006, page 17, Greek Presence in Junction Street.


Article; A Great Greek Story. By Alan Clark. Photograph by Dayle Latham. Wednesday, August 23, 2006, page 17.


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