Migrants- Papados


Family Name: Tamvakeras
Name: Efstratios
Year Of Birth:  1935
Father' Name: Nikolaos
Mother's Name:   Dimitra Souvatzi
Siblings:  Andiopi (Stefanou)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1951
Sponsor:    Dimitrios Papantoniou (Papados)
Married: Stella Avaliotou (Mytilene)
Children:  Nikolaos, Panagiotis, Spyridonas, Dimitra
City of Residence: Sydney
 Livelihood: Business- Construction



Above: my parents, Dimitra and Nikolaos.

Above Right: Outside my maternal grandfather's pottery workshop. (1951). Standing from left are: my uncle, Demosthenes Kyriazis; my father, Nikolaos; and my mother, Dimitra. Sitting from left, are: my grandfather, Eftsratios; my grandmother, Efthalia and my sister, Andiopi. Front row are: my cousin, Komninos and myself.


Above: At Patrikou, Papados, with my school friends. From left, we are: Giorgos Mihalakellis, myself, Panagiotis Hatzistamatiou and Panagiotis Maliakas.
Above Right: Athens, 1951. With my cousins, Panagiotis Zaloumis and Giorgos Zaloumis. This photograph was taken before I left for Australia.
Above: In Walgett (New South Wales), and working at the back of Dimitrios Papantoniou's Rex Cafe.
Above Right: With my fiance at the time, Stella Avaliotou.