Migrants- Stavros


Family Name: Paradisis
Name: Nikolaos
Year of Birth:   1946
Father's Name: Theodoros
Mother's Name:   Victoria Grimani 
Siblings:  Efstratios, Panagiotis, Maria (Paleologou)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1964
Sponsor:    Efstratios Paradisis (my brother)
Married: Fotini Vougioukli (Agra) 
Children:  Victoria, Antonia, Christina
City of Residence: Sydney, Australia
 Livelihood: Small Business- shops



Above: My paternal grandfather, Efstratios

Above Right: My maternal grandparents, Nikolaos and Maria Grimanis.


Above: My parents, Theodoros and Victoria, outside their garden.

Above Right: Receiving my Diploma for Hairdressing at the Marandos College, Athens (1963). Ironically, I did not exercise my profession in Australia (when I migrated here), due to my language barrier.


Above: About to board the Patris and migrate. I am with my cousin, Aliki.

Above Right: With friends (Sydney). Standing are: my brother. Panagiotis, myself and our cousin, Efstratios Psomadellis. Sitting are: Dionysis and my koubaro, Grigoris Maistrellis.

Above: With my wife, Fotini, and our daughters, Victoria, Antonia and Christina.