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Surname Neonios

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

Fardoulis Family

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...


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

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

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

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

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...

Katsoulis Family Tree

I am hoping to locate further details of my great grandma and grandfather Corg and Ourania Katsoulis who were from Kythera. Can anyone help? My grandfather was Evangelos Katsoulis and I believe he had a brother called George. Any information you c...

Lost contact

I've also lost contact with a distant American relative called George or Yorgo Orphanidys. Does anyone know him? He is a doctor

Flames on the water, tears in the sea

I've been reading the book above by Con Aroney. I know my great grandparents died on the quay at Smyrna. Is there any way to find out what happened to them?

St Spyridon Church

Is there a photograph/image of St Spyridon Church on Kythera island. If so, which town or village is it near and will you post image if one is available. Thank you

Panayiotis Aronis (Peter Aroney from Sefton; NSW)

Hi I am planning to visit Kythera next year and would be grateful for any info on my Grandfather who was born in Kythera (? Cerigo) on 24 October 1896. He was naturalised an Australian citizen in July 1927 - he changed his name to Aroney. He died in...

Kristina Willamson's One Year on Kythera,

at The Half King Photo Series, November 17, 2015 The Half King is located at 505 West 23rd Street, NYC 10011 Opening night talk & book signing Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 7:30 PM Please join us November 17, when American photographer Krist...

heather Smith

Hi does anyone know anything about the Athena Club that was above the cafe in crown street Wollongong, just found an old photo with it mentioned on the sign above the cafe.

Panayiotis Eleuterius

I am looking for any information about my great grand father. I believe he was born in Kythera around 1815 he had a sister named Sterula. I am not sure about the spelling for Eleuterius. The name could have been changed from Letherius. Any help you c...

****An Intellectual Journey Through Paris****

*****BOOK LAUNCH***** John Poulos invites you to a launch of his book on 2pm Sunday on 21 June 2015 at Surfish Café Bondi Beach Pavilion Elizabeth Drive on Bondi Beach. If you are unable to attend but would like a copy you may contact Berkelouw,...

******Paniyiri Greek Festival 2015******

BRISBANE QUEENSLAND Rock Royalty, A Surfing Great, Kitchen Whizes, Magicians and TV Stars – all set to Go Greek at Paniyiri 2015 Layne Beachley and Kirk Pengilly join the lineup at Paniyiri Seven time World Champion surfer Layne Beachley, along...

Tsitsilias Family members

Hi Everyone, Thanks to some fantastic information from a fellow member of this site ( Muriel, you are the best!! ) , I have been able to pice together some pieces of my family history. My Grandfather (Constantine Tsitsilias) originally came...