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Matty Lech (nee, Coroneos)

Passenger Incoming Record, Chris Coroneos (Christoforos Dimitriou Coroneos) Melasofaos.

Ship: Cephee
Port of Embarkation: Port Said
Chris arrived in Australia on: 29th Feb 1924

Chris was born in Karavas, Kythera.

Chris's parents were Anna Kritharis, and Demetrios Melasofaos Koroneos.

Chris Coroneos (Christoforos Dimitriou Coroneos) Melasofaos married Melba Comino (Melpomeni Kosmas Kominos) in Goulburn, NSW, on the 3rd July, 1924.

Melba's parents were Anna (Kirranni) Tzortzopoulos Douris from Douranika, and Charles Kosma Komino.

A photograph of the wedding party can be viewed at Photography Diaspora, subsection, Weddings and Proxenia. A copy of their wedding certificate can be viewed at History, subsection, Documents. Other documents pertaining to their life can also be found there.

Soon after they moved to the small town of Gunning, in southern NSW.

They bought the Busy Bee Cafe. They worked hard in the Cafe from 1924 to the end of 1951, when they retired to Sydney because of Chris's ill-health.

They had six children, James, Charles, Annie, Matty, George and Peter.

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