Migrants- Parakila


Family Name: Achilaras
Name: Emmanouil
Year of Birth:  
Father's Name: Nikolaos (Paleohori)
Mother's Name:   Irini Zadelli (Paleohori)
Siblings:  Zaharo (Gialouri), Georgios, Penelope (Koumani)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1955
Sponsor: Zaharo Gialouri (my sister)
Married: Maria Michali (Paleohori)
Nikolaos, Panagiotis, Irini
City of Residence: Sydney, Australia
 Livelihood: Small Business- Cafe


Above: My father, Nikolaos, in our family's fields in Parakila.

Above Right: With my sister, Zaharo.


Above: At the panygiri of Agios Pandeleimonas (between Parakila and Kalloni) with friends. From left, we are: myself, Panagiotis and Dimitrios.

Above Right: The Achilaras family. With my wife, Maria, and our three children, Panagiotis, Irini and Nikolaos.


Above: At the back of our family business- a general store- in Condobolin with friends and family. From left we are: Evangelos Zadelis, Christos Mavraganis, Vasilios Gialouris, myself- holding our son, Panagiotis- and my wife, Maria- holding our son, Niko. Circa late- 1960's.

Above Right: In the kitchen where I worked at the time in Trundle. This is where I learnt how to make pies. I am with a customer (right).


Above: Dancing my wife, Maria