submitted by James Prineas on 31.07.2004
The eldest Haniotis son - Dimitri - leaves for Australia. Next to him his father Brettos,on the far left his sister Froso. The identities of the other three women in the picture are unknown to me (can anyone help?).
I think he migrated in the late 20's or early 30's.
Note from my cousin Pothety in Canberra: "I recognize the young lady standing in the centre (front) of the photograph. She is the daughter of Georgia (Cassimatis, Dimitri's maternal Aunt) , her name is Katina ...
submitted by James Prineas on 15.06.2003
The spring at Mitata has been used for irrigation for hundreds if not thousands of years, and ancient reports state that the water from Mitata was channeled down to Paliopoly - then Scandia - for the use of the trading port there.
In the 1950s a large reservoir and washing area were built.
submitted by Alexandra Ermolaeff on 10.06.2003
This studio portrait of the Pentopoulos family was taken around 1913. The portrait features Stamatia Pentopoulos (nee Marcellos) her husband Peter Pentopoulos (changed his name from Sklavos) and their two sons George and Anthony. They lived in the village Potamos on the island Kythera.
This is the first portrait of newly married Stamatia (nee Nikolasou) & Jim Aroney (Theodoropoulos) from the village Aronyiathika, Kythera. They eloped in Athens, Greece, in 1923 and then travelled to Australia.
Initially they settled in Bundarra, N.S.W, where they ran a café and picture show.
submitted by Peter Tsicalas on 23.05.2004
Gathering of the Panaretos clan at the family villa, Potamos 1927.
L to R:
Four Potamos born children of Vic and Marouli Panaretos (nee Aroney) – Eugenia (m. Jack Prineas), Paul, Sofia (m. Peter Locos), Matina (m. George Tambakis)
Gregoria (Florrie, black dress, b. 1908 Moree, m. Nick Crethar) Panaretos
Victor Dimitri Panaretos
U/K Kronopoulos female
Calliopi (Poppy) Kronopoulos (nee Panaretos, b. 1906 Moree), black dress
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