Migrants- Agia Paraskevi


Family Name: Savvas
Name: Efstratios
1929- 2011
Father's Name: Paraskevas (Agia Paraskevi)
Mother's Name:   Efstratia Paleologou (Agia Paraskevi)
Siblings:  Garifalanthi (Abatzi), Nikolaos, Savvas
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1947
Sponsor: Christos Mihailaros (Agia Paraskevi)
Married: Adela Mihailarou (Agia Parakevi)
Children:  Paraskevas (Perry), Maria, Efstratia (Esther)
City of Residence: Broken Hill and Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
 Livelihood: Small Business- delicatessen and cafe/take-away shop


Above: The Savvas family. L-R: my mother, Efstratia; myself; my father, Paraskevas; and my siblings, Nikolaos and Garifalanthi.

Above Right: Granfell, New South Wales. Standing from left are: unknown, Caldis Karabetsos (from Plomari), myself; Stavroula Koukorovlis (Kouvellis) and Nikolaos Koumanias. Seated from left are: Nikolaos Mihailaros, Dimitrios Koukorovlis (Kouvellis) and Adela Mihailarou. I would later marry Adela, while Caldis would become our koubaro. 


Above: In my fish shop in Parkes, which I owned for five years (1951-56).

Above Right: With Caldis Karabetsos.


Above: An engagement photograph, with my fiace at the time, Adela.

Above Right: Broken Hill, New South Wales. Circa 1962. Standing from left are: my sister-in-law, Mary, and my brother, Savvas; Georgios Danginis and his wife, Stella; and my mother, Efstratia. Sitting are: my wife, Adela, with our children, Paraskevas (Perry) and Maria. My mother was visiting Australia at the time.

Above: Broken Hill, New South Wales. With my mother, Efstratia, and my brother, Savvas (right).