Migrants- Agiassos

Family Name: Tsegou
Name: Melpomeni
Year Of Birth:  1936
Father' Name: Efstratios
Mother's Name:   Despina Aspromati
Siblings:  Grigorios, Eleni (Vardalas), Maria (Tsanetoglou), Panagiotis, Georgios
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1957
Sponsor:    Georgios Savvas (my fiance at the time)
Married: Georgios Savvas (Agiassos)
Children:  Panagiotis, Despina
City of Residence: Sydney
 Livelihood: Dressmaking

 

 Above Left: My mother, Despina, working on her argalio.

Above Right: Maria Douratzi (sitting second from the right) used to teach our village

girls dressmaking. I am standing first from the left.

 

 Above Left: The Savvas Family: my husband, Georgios, and our children, Despina

and Panagiotis.

Above Right: With my nephew, Mihalis.

 

 

Above Left: Holidaying in Agiassos in 1973. With my parents, Efstratios and Despina, and

my children, Panagiotis and Despina.

Above Right: Dressed in vrakes for the Apokriatiko Carnivale organised by Sydney's Agiaasiotes.