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Two George Stratigos' in Kythera

submitted by Kevin Garvey on 12.02.2018

Please help me find the family connection between these two George Stratigos' from Kythera. My wife's ggrandfather is George SPYRIDON Stratigos, born in 1850, the son of Spyridon George and Kyriakoula in Milopotamis. The other Geor...

Denise Bernard ( Venardos )

submitted by George Bernard on 31.01.2018

Hi, Dieter and Cherile Wolf were very helpful when my husband and I travelled to Kythera 2014. Where Cherile was able to trace my husbands home and family connections.   There postal address is P.O. Box 23        ...

Migration from Crete?

submitted by Carol Kostakos Petranek on 19.01.2018

My ancestors are from villages around Sparta. One of my cousins told me that our Zarafonitis family left Crete at the start of the 1821 Revolution and went to the Peloponnese to find Kolokotronis and join the fight. I have heard that Kythera was almo...

Research on Australian Greeks who were registered as aliens from 1916

submitted by Caroline Dick on 01.12.2017

I am an academic and doing research on the Greek aliens in Australia from 1916. My grandfather was a registered alien and was married (in December 1920) to an Australian woman before the Nationality Act 1920 (Cth) came into force (1 January 1921...

Passenger Ship called Ficton (German Line)

submitted by Caroline Dick on 29.11.2017

My grandfather Panagiotis (Peter) Anastasios Aroney or Mostakas came to Australia on the ship Ficton in 1909. Did anyone else relative arrive on this ship during 1909?

November 2017 Seminar Series. A Month with the Gods

submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 31.10.2017

A Month with the Gods: A Journey into the Life-World of Hellenic Myth   Topics pertaining to Ancient Greek mythology are very trendy nowadays. There seems to be something in the myths of the ancient Hellenes that keeps on fascinating peopl...

Research on decorative tiles - a Sydney link through the Haniotis family

submitted by Megan Manwaring on 03.08.2017

Hello readers   I have come across the name Theodoros Haniotis on a tile-making patent lodged in Sydney in 1910.   The patent number and date where imprinted on the back of a tile that I was given from a recent excavation s...

for Peter & Therese GALANAKIS

submitted by kit withers on 27.04.2017

hi peter i am a cousin of your wife therese. I lost email contact with her in 2008. Could u please give her my current email many thanks kit withers

Leontarakis and Koutsonikolis

submitted by Peggy Pound on 07.02.2017

Hi, I am researching my grandfather, Demetrious Janos Koutsonikolis family line.  He was born near Ano Kastania in 1897 and came to American around the turn of the century. his mother was Helene Leontarakis.  does any of this relate to your...

Seek more information of Andronicus and Stathis

submitted by June Stathis on 02.02.2017

Can anyone give me any more information about Elly Andronicus? Or John Stathis? In early 1850's onwards, because they had a son born in 1897.   Elly Andronicus had married to John Stathis.   They had a son named Nichola...

Paspalas Family

submitted by Elias Vlanton on 27.11.2016

My grandmother was Stamatina Paspalas from Logothetianika and I am connected to a small group of Paspalases in the United States. I know that some of the Paspalas clan moved to Australia, but I have no contact nor know anything about them....

Pagonis Con , son Anastasious, daughters Viola,Calliope, Diana,

submitted by John SMITH on 07.11.2016

Just searching for any information about my wifes great grandfather and his son and daughters, I believe another son was killed in the first world war, Con come to Australia in the twenties followed by his son Tom[ his aussie name]

Surname Neonios

submitted by Peter Trearchis on 01.11.2016

Hi, does anyone have any informatio on this surname from Kythera?    Peter

Fardoulis Family

submitted by Peter Trearchis on 28.10.2016

Hi, I recently discovered my ancestor was a Fardoulis and I was wondering if anyone is connected to this family?  Thanks! Peter   My ancestors are Nicholas Fardoulis (1778-1829) and Stamatichi Fardouli (Late 1700s-1855) who had chi...

James Fardoulys / Dean Manning - painting Exhibition THE AIR IS FREE - Opens July 3 at 2 pm. Delmar Gallery, 144 Victoria Street Ashfield, Sydney NSW

submitted by Dean Manning on 14.06.2016

To be opened by Daniel Mudie Cunningham, Assistant Director & Senior Curator, Artbank. Artist talk by Dean Manning, Saturday 16 July, 2 pm. Exhibition continues to July 31 (Wednesday to Sunday 12-5pm). Curator Catherine Benz.  ...


submitted by Samfo Calligeros on 26.05.2016

Would  anybody have an historical recording of "The Voice of Greece" that was transmitted from the radio station 2DU at Dubbo during 1950-1960s? This was the first Greek ethnic radio session to be broadcasted in Australia. The...

Fardouli Family Tree

submitted by Brian Farrell on 26.03.2016

Hi, my name is Brian Farrell ( Cape Town, South Africa) and I am tring to get any information on my grandfather's side of the family.   He was one of three siblings, Anthippe( b 1884, Potamos, Kythera ), Menelaus ( b 9/12/1888, Egypt),...

Song lyrics

submitted by Angela Panaretos on 22.03.2016

Hi all, would anybody be able to send me lyrics to the Kytherian song 'Ta Zagarakia' please? (I'm not sure how accurate is my attempt at transcribing.)   Thanks Angela Panaretos

Theodorakis(Cordato) Family Tree

submitted by Maria Mihailidis on 15.02.2016

I am trying to find more information regarding my 2 Kytherian Great Grandmothers. My Mother was Stavroula Theodorakakis(known as Violet Cordato in Australia).She was born in 1928 in Potamos and passed away in 2011 in Sydney.Her parents were Marigo M...

Nicolas Stathis

submitted by Darlene Thornton on 02.02.2016

Hello I am his granddaughter and I have been looking for details of his life and family on Kythera. He left and migrated to Sydney Australia in 1923. In his application for Naturalisation, he stated that his father was named John Stathis and that all...