Migrants- Sterea Ellada


Family Name: Tsarouhi
Name: Ekaterina
Year of Birth:     
Father's Name: Georgios (Vomvokou, Nafpaktos)  
Mother's Name:   Panagiota Bouzneki (Sergoula, Doridos)
Siblings:  Ioannis, Athanasios, Athina (Spyropoulou)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1960
Sponsor:    Konstantinos Kyriazis (my father's cousin)
Married:  Eleftherios Ventouris (Myriotito, Kilkis)
Children:  Sofia, Panagiota
City of Residence: 

Sydney, Australia 

Livelihood:  Factoryhand, Cleaner University of Sydney


Above: A portrait of my maternal grandfather, Ioannis Bouznekis. 

Above Right: My paternal grandfather, Dimitrios Tsarouhis, at an elderly age. 


Above: My mother, Panagiota (right) with her mother-in-law (my paternal grandmother), Vasiliki Tsarouhi, and her sons (my brothers), Ioannis and Athanasios. 

Above Right: My parents, Georgios and Panagiota, with their grandchildren (my nephew and niece), Georgios and Chryssa. 


Above: At the panygiri of Agios Ioannis Prodromos (August 29). Standing on the left is my cousin, Efthimia, and on the right is my 'horiani', Athina. I am in the front.

Above Right: Piraeus, 1960. Leaving for Australia. My father, Georgios (second from right), had come to Athens with me. I am in the middle, while next to me is Maria Psara.   


Above: Living in Enmore, Sydney, in the early 1960s. L-R: Kostas Trouboukis, myself- holding the baby, Antonia Troubouki, Christina Troubouki and Amalia Kyriazi. 

Above Right: Out with friends. I am on the middle, while on the right is my very good friend, Angeliki Touriki. 


Above: With a friend, Irini. 

Above Right: Posing with work friends outside the Email factory; I am on the left.