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Con(standinos) George (Tzortzo)Poulos & Envangalia (Angie) Koroneos (Coroneos).

Con(standinos) George (Tzortzo)Poulos & Envangalia (Angie) Koroneos (Coroneos).
Copyright (1951) Poulos Family

11th June, 1951.

The wedding was held in the Anglican Church, Goulburn, NSW.

Envangelia Triunduphilou Koroneos, Angie Koroneos, was born in Karavas.

Her parents were Triunduphilo Theothosios Koroneos, Belos, and Georgia Mentis, Menti

Her paternal grandparents were Theothosios Nickola Koroneos, and Stamatoula Koroneos. A photograph which includes her paternal grandparents

She was sponsored to Australia by her aunty and uncle, Peter and Chrisannthe (nee, Koroneos) Katsoolis, then living in Wyong NSW. Later they would retire to Rainbow Street, Kingsford.

Con George Poulos was born in Karavas in 1916. His parents were Yeoryi Dimitri Tzortzopoulos, and Olympia Tzortzopoulos.

Con arrived in Australia, as a member of the Greek Merchant Navy. He had been employed as a merchant mariner, for many years.

In Australia he went initially to visit sister Katina, and brother Myna in Goulburn, and Crookwell, before moving to work for, and for a short time, partner, brother Peter, in the Warren Fruit Shop.

The Warren shop was not large enough to support two families. Con ventured all over NSW in serach for a business to buy. Con learned of a business opportunity in the neighbouring central western town of Gilgandra. He purchased the Gilgandra Fruit Shop business at 41 Miller Street, Gilgandra, from fellow Kytherian, Jack Pentes in 1949. He paid £1,200 for the privelege.

After marrying in 1951, Con and Angie lived in Gilgandra for the next 20 years.

The history of the Kytherian presence in Gilgandra.

Con and Angie in later life, at the Karavitiko Symposium 2000

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