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Dimitrios D. Protopsaltis and Emmanouil D. Haniotis

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Messrs. Dimitris D. Protopsaltis and Emmanouil D. Haniotis, who both come from Kythera, opened a shop in the small country town of Bowral, in New South Wales, in 1914. It is to be noted that these two proud and self-respecting young men have been friends, since childhood. They decided together to migrate to Australia. They traveled by steamship together and in Australia worked in the same ...

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Kosmas Vas. Protopsaltis

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Mr. Kosmas Vas. Protopsaltis, who comes from Kythera, possess two establishments, in partnership with his brother, Mr. Ioannis D. Phrylingou. The shops stand in Paramatta, a suburb of Sydney, and are considered to be the first of their kind among other such establishments there.

Mr. Protopsaltis came to Australia while still a boy and after working continuously for ...

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The Brothers Panayiotis and Nikolaos Emm. Kontonleontos

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In the small country town of Cooma, in New South Wales, the famous Mt. Kosciusko, which, at some 6000 feet high, is considered to be the tallest in all of Australia.

On the peak of this mountain stands an extremely luxurious hotel. In the hotel, artificial means ensure that a reasonable temperature is maintained, because the hotel is always under snow, particularly ...

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The Kouveli Brothers

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In the small country towns of Gulong and Narromine, in New South Wales, two Greek shops stand, belonging to the Kouvelis brothers, from Akrata. These shops were opened but a few years ago, by Mr. Theodoros Sp. Kouvelis, who was the first to arrive in Australia from Akrata, and have turned out to be extremely profitable.


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submitted by Faye Leftheris-Cosma on 05.04.2005

Immigrants to the United States of America.

To search the arrivals lists into Ellis Island, USA, go to the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island Foundation Inc., website at:

http://www.ellisisland.org/default.asp

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Evangelos Proc. Roussos

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Mr. Evangelos Pr. Roussos is the offspring of the struggle for survival, of determination, of economies and of the love of hard work. Hailing from the village of Passas in Euboia, Mr. Roussos opened in the small country town of Gloucester in New South Wales, in 1911, which he did with the help of Mr. Minas Dam. Andronikos, from Mylopotamos, in Kythera.

Since he was ...

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Georgios Pan. Kypriotis

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Two spacious rooms, with perfect interior decoration, one of which serves as a billiard room and the other as restaurant, comprise the two establishments belonging to Mr. G. Kypriotis, who comes from Kythera. His establishments are located in the country town of Werris Creek, a notable railway junction, in New South Wales.

Mr. Kypriotis, who is now 30 years old, came ...

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Minas Dim. Koubis

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Cootamandra is a large and attractive country town in New South Wales and serves as the central point for the railway network. Here lives the family of Mr. Minas D. Koubis, who comes from Kythera. His is the first Greek family one meets traveling west from Sydney.

Mr. Koubis came to Australia in 1901. Having struggled with endurance as an employee, he realized his ...

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Antonis N. Aronis

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In Brisbane stands the shop belonging to Mr. Antonios N. Aronis, from Kythera. He came to Australia in 1908 and, after engaging in various types of work, opened a shop in partnership with his elder brother, Panayiotis, on the main streed of the great city of Brisbane.

The Aronis brothers are today very comfortably set up. They have earned the goodwill of the whole ...

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Vretos G. Margetis

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Mr. Vretos G. Margetis, who hails from Kythera, is extremely young, but capable and full of drive. He is today owner and manager of two splendid and profitable shops standing the most central locations in the great city of Sydney. These shops afford work to many fellow Greeks.

Mr. Margetis came to Australia in 1903 and, after working hard for a few years, bought the ...

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The Brothers Sotirios and Georgios Th. Cominos

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Messrs. the brothers Georgios and Sotirios Th. Cominos were educated in Athens and come from Kythera. They are very young and came to Australia but a few years ago. The result of their refined and notable talents is the creation, within but a short time, of two splendid shops, in the country towns of Longreach and Blackall in Queensland. These they manage in a spirit of exemplary unity ...

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Panayiotis Stathis, son of Father Georgios Stathis

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Southeast of Sydney and connected to it by train lies the attractive country town of Hay, in New South Wales. Through Hay flows a navigable river, spanned by a splendid moving bridge.

In this country town, there is a notable library, named Athenian, as well as the establishment of Panayiotis G. Stathis, from Kythera. Mr. Stathis came to Australia about six years ...

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The Kasimatis Family-Greek Orthodox Church of St. George, The Martyr

Hobart’s Greek Orthodox Church was built on land donated by Gregory, Anthony and Basil Casimaty.
Mr George Haros, brother in law of Gregory and Anthony, was responsible for the modification of plans and erecting the building in conjunction with sub-contractors. Volunteers from the Greek community did the labouring and concreting.
The Foundation Stone was laid by the honourable consul Mr D.T. Rogers. OBE, JP on the 25th of March 1957, Greece’s Independence Day. Mr George Casimaty, ...

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Vretos N. Kypriotis and Emm. Pan. Marselos

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In the small country town of Harden, in New South Wales, stand two profitable establishments. One of them belongs to Mr. Vretos N. Kypriotis, who hails from Kythera, and was founded by him towards the end of 1911. The other was established later and belongs to Mr. Emmanuoil Marselos, who also comes from Kythera.

Each of these two shops is notable for its smart appearance ...

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Panagiotis K. Motis

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Mr. Panayiotis K. Motis is one never to refuse his help to any goal of national interest or to any aim that helps benefit society. Instead, he willingly helps.

He came to Australia while still almost a boy and
fortune was always against him. Thanks, however,
to his philosophical patience and his stoic persistence,
he succeeded in founding, with ...

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Theodoros Io. Christianos

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A railway line south of the large country town of Cootamundra leads to the small country town of Tumut, where Mr. Theodoros I. Christianos bought a shop almost two years ago, having been in Australia two years. Mr. Christianos comes from Kythera and is full of the desire for betterment.

An especial elegance distinguishes this establishment, the particularly gifted owner, ...

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Stavros D. Marselos and Ioannis A. Marentios

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Messrs. Stavros D. Marselos and Ioannis A. Marentos, who are both from Kythera, have a shop in the country town of Walcha, in New South Wales, which is housed in the building belonging to Mr. G. E. Potiris. The Apsley Falls lie a small distance from Walcha and attract visitors and travellers from everywhere.

Mr. Marselos and Mr. Marentos purchased this shop, which is ...

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submitted by Peter Makarthis on 26.01.2005

Kythera Konfusion

Researching has some lighter moments none more so than the variations of the spelling of Kythera and Cerigo. To date I have been able to isolate no less than 18 variations of Cerigo and 17 variations Kythera from official records.
I am sure that our webmasters will be challenged to include them somewhere in our website!
Peter M
Makarthiadika
Megali Tzerigo ( just in case you too are confused)

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submitted by Damian N. Andronicus on 26.01.2005

STAMPS. The Seventh Island: A Short Philatelic History of Kythira

BULLETIN OF THE HELLENIC PHILATELIC SOCIETY OF GREAT BRITAIN.
Volume 17. No. 64. Fourth Quarter, 1986. pp.62-67.
[ISSN 0950-3102]

by Damian N Andronicus

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Map 1. The Seventh Island.
Map of the island of Cerigo, the southernmost Ionian Island, Cythera (Greek:Kythera). Copper plate engraved map on a page from atlas of Tomaso Porcacchi, "Isole del Mondo" published in Padua c1585. (Andronicus ...

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Ioannis Samios, son of Father Georgios Samios

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Hailing from Potamos, on Kythera and already in his 50th year, Mr. Ioannis G. Potamos came to Australia in 1901. He is deserving of particular admiration,since, without the slightest knowledge of the English language and without any protection whatsoever, he succeeded in establishing, at various times during his time in Australia, three profitable shops. Of these, he is today the proprietor ...