Migrants- Plomari


Family Name: Vourou
Name: Irini 
Year of Birth:   1948
Father's Name: Panagiotis (Plomari)
Mother's Name:   Mersini Giannarou 
Siblings:  Dimitrios, Maria (Vourou)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1968
Sponsor:    Mihail Demirgellis (my fiance at the time)
Married: Mihail Demirgellis (Agiassos)
Children:  Mersini Mersa), Erifili (Fili), Nikolaos 
City of Residence: Sydney
Livelihood: Shop Assistant


Above: My paternal grandmother, Irini, with her daughters, Marcia (left) and Ioanna (right).  Circa 1930.

Above Middle: My parents, Panagiotis and Mersini (right), with an extended family member.

Above Right: My mother, Mersini, with her children: Maria, Dimitris and myself.


Above: My father, Panagiotis (left), is dancing with his brother, Giorgos, at the Athanasiadion kafeneio.

Above Right: My godmother, Maria Souliotoui, with me as a baby at a festival.


Above: School, 1958. From left, we are; Sultana, Vasoula, Myrsini, unknown, myself and Niki. 

Above Right: My wedding day with Mihalis Demirgellis (1968).