Migrants- Paleohori


Surname: Chrisafis
Name: Maestro 
Year of Birth:  1938
Father's Name: Dimitrios (Paleohori) 
Mother's Name:   Vasiliki Maistrelli (Paleohori)
Siblings: Panagiotis, Paraskevi (Loupou)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1955
Sponsor:    Panagiotis Chrisafis (my uncle) 
Married: Arhondoula Pandeleli (Paleohori) 
Children:  Dimitrios, Evangelia
City of Residence: Sydney
Livelihood: Factory Hand: James Hardie


Above: My paternal grandfather, Maestro Chrisafis.

Above Middle: My maternal grandmother, Permathia Maistrelli.

Above Right: My father, Dimitrios, as a teenager.


Above: My parents, Dimitrios and Vasiliki, with my siblings, Panagiotis and Paraskevi.

Above Middle: With my god-daughter, Maria, and her mother, Eleni.

Above Right: With friends. Standing are myself and Ioannis Ambelikiotis, while in the front are my cousin, Spyros malamas and Geiorgos Loupos.


Above: On a boat bound for Vatera.

Above Right: My first job in Australia was working in the Swan Milk Bar in Parkes (New South Wales), owned by the Michalis family. In the photograph are: Efstathios and Mersina, and their daughter, Venetia. I am on the right, .

Above: With my wife, Arhondoula, and our children, Dimitrios and Evangelia.