submitted by Panagiota Morfi on 23.03.2004
(left to right) John Leontsinis (nicknamed Sois), George Tatarakis, George Stathis and Jim Semitekolos in Kythira in 1955.
(left to right) Spiros Travasaros, George Tzannes, Dionysis Sklavos in their Sunday best on an excursion to Agia Kyriaki in 1950.
submitted by George Poulos on 20.03.2004
Theodore and Athena Pascalis, taken in the 1940's.
After spending many years in Australia, Athena Pascalis wrote a very moving poem about her memories of Kythera, (Ta Kythera)which I have included in the Greek Section of the web-site.
Photograph of Theodore Pascalis taken in the CBD of Sydney - in the Markets region - in 1910. He was then aged 13 years.
submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 15.03.2004
Locals from Trifillanika note the old iron on window frame.
submitted by James Gavriles on 09.03.2004
My Father in 1974 with 2 elder female relatives near my Papoo's home, Logothetianica. Don't know who the relatives are?? Again someone may know of them and tell us? More Amphora jars to be seen
My 1st cousin James Gavrilis of kempsey Australia and my Father, Nicholas Gavriles ,visiting my Papoo's house in Logothetianica in 1974.
Notice the amphora jars all around.
Does any have knowledge of these jars and are there many of them around the island??
submitted by John Sofios on 28.02.2004
This picture is of my parent's wedding reception at my grandfather's house in 1929
submitted by Lindsay Johnstone on 20.02.2004
Gregoria Cassimatis (1914-1998) of Pitsinianika, daughter of Petro (Sikoufao) Cassimatis and his wife Maria (nee Tzannes).
In 1938 she migrated to Australia and married Emmanuel Fardoulis that year at Kingaroy.
submitted by Lindsay Johnstone on 19.02.2004
My grandfather, Constantine Emmanuel Fardoulis (d.1938) with my father Emmanuel Constantine Fardoulis (with the moustache) (1895-1984) and my uncle Haralambos Fardoulis.
Submitted for Maria Emmanuel Johnstone
Petro Cassinamtis (d.1967) with his wife Maria (nee Tzannes d. 1953) and some of their children: Sakaroula, George, Dimitri (Mitzo), Gregoria (my mother d. 1998, who married Emmanuel Constantine Fardoulis at Kingaroy in 1938), John and Danny. This photo was taken at Pitsinianika, Kythera.
Submitted for Maria Emmanuel Johnstone
submitted by Vicki Gesouras on 04.02.2004
George and Eleni Vamvakaris on their wedding day, 13 May 1924
submitted by Sofia Katsouli on 26.01.2004
Eyklia Samios, the head of the family, sits infront flanked by family members. From left to right: Nikos, Eyklia jr, Sofia, Anastasia, Panagiotis and Theodore. This branch of the family is the only one to have remained on Kythera, all the others migrated to Australia.
submitted by Ioanna Kaligerou on 21.01.2004
Eygenia Veneri and Eleni Fatsea in their teens.
This lovely old lady's decendants still live in Kalamos, and were she alive she would now be a great great great granny...I think...maybe another great!
From left to right: Despoina Kaligerou, Vasilis Kasimatis, Elessa Lourantou.
submitted by Marina Fitzpatrick on 19.01.2005
L to R: Loula, Stamatoula, Jim, Manuel, George & Jack. Photo taken outside their home in Logothetianika approximately 1929. Stamatoula remained in Kythira with her mother Smaragdo (nee Kalopaidis). The others emigrated to Australia early 1930's. Their surname was later changed to Black.
submitted by Alexandra Ermolaeff on 11.01.2004
Panayiotis Viaropoulos (left) and Prof Manuel J Aroney (right) outside an Aronis-Beys kamara at Diakofti in 1966.
Family name: Aroney
Village of origin: Aroniadika
Photo taken: Diakofti, 1966
submitted by Alexandra Ermolaeff on 05.01.2004
Photograph taken after he returned to Greece from the Belgian Congo.
The original photograph is in the Potamos Cultural Centre on Kythera.
Read the story of Michael Panaretos in the Oral History section of this site.
Family name: Panaretos
Village of origin: Potamos
Date of photo: unknown
submitted by Peter Comino on 10.12.2003
Nicholas Peter Comino (Galanis)
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